Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics. Here are some interesting Virtual World Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. From Second Life Takes Virtual Reality Behind the Firewall at IBM, Navy A virtual egg sold for $69,000 US dollars in the MMORPG of Planet Calypso. What statistics or links would you like to add? __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

Stunning Statistics That Prove The Power Of eLearning

Schoox

Check out these shocking statistics that show how valuable eLearning is in today’s corporate environments! When IBM adopted a new eLearning program , they found out that employees were able to learn between 3-5x more when training – compared to using physical manuals, books, and classroom education. By teaching more material in a shorter amount of time, IBM was able to streamline the workplace education process, and focus more employee time on day-to-day tasks.

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IBM Looks at Global Innovation

Kapp Notes

Recently, I got my hands on IBM's Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 In fact, you may want to check out a number of reports and ideas flowing at the IBM Innovation Web site. So it is filled with images, quotes and statistics from a variety of sources all juxtaposed to provide punctuation points to the information they are providing. Reading the report I was struck by a number of statistics and quotes which are splashed all over the pages and included in the margins.

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Top 10 eLearning Statistics for 2013

DigitalChalk eLearning

These are 10 eye-opening statistics about the eLearning industry and how they may affect you. IBM ). The training industry has changed dramatically over the past ten years as eLearning and mobile technologies have gone from early-adopter novelties to mainstream essentials. Of course, there are still plenty of traditional companies who haven’t conformed to the rest of the corporate world. Looking forward, the eLearning industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.

The Business Case for Online Training

Association eLearning

Noteworthy Statistics. According to an IBM study for every dollar spent on training there is a return of $30 in productivity. After taking their training online, IBM saved around $200M (IBM Study). The statistics are impressive. I once worked for a large company where all new employees went through a 3-day on-boarding process. We sat through videos on safety and compliance, though lectures and power point presentations.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

Seeking the source of a specific statistic that I included in a talk ? IBM’s 2012 CEO Survey of 1700 CEOs across the globe [released May 2012] tells many interesting things. Also from IBM’s Institute for Business Value : 95% of standout organizations will focus more on “getting closer to the customer” over the next 5 years ( IBM Global CEO Study 2010 ). analytics business culture collaboration reference strategy data Facebook HR IBM marketing performance

How to Get Executive Buy-In for New LMS Technology

Absorb LMS

The average age of workers is also increasing: By 2024, one in four workers will be older than 55, compared to one in 10 workers in 1994, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated. According to IBM , employees who believe that they cannot fulfill their career goals are 12 times more likely to leave their current organization.

15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

Bureau of labor Statistics). Bureau of Labor Statistics). 11) IBM saved $579 million over 2 years with video. IBM Case Study). 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training. With that said, video is the ultimate game-changer and a global trend. 2) 1 in 8 jobs in the US are full-time sales positions. This leaves millions of employees in need of comprehensive and engaging training that the old “sales school” cannot provide.

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Nine Amazing Online Learning Facts

CommLab India

Let us now look at a few interesting statistics about online learning. For instance, when IBM implemented an e-learning program in their company, its employees learned five times more without increasing their time spent in training. In its annual whitepaper “ The Value of Learning “, IBM claimed it was able to deliver five times the training at just one-third the cost. The number of companies using e-learning is increasing with each passing day.

Fill Your Own Tech Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

But in a bustling economy where tech unemployment rates are less than 2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is a naive approach to recruiting — and it is getting in the way of progress. New Collar Jobs at IBM. A lot of tech jobs don’t require a CS degree,” said Kelli Jordan, head of IBM’s New Collar Initiative, a portfolio of programs supported by IBM designed to find and train nontraditional candidates for technical jobs.

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Employee Engagement: Gotta catch ’em all

mLevel

A further surprise in the mobile app’s arsenal of record breaking statistics is its ability to transcend age. Studies done by both IBM research and the University of Chicago tell us that regardless of monetary value, people are just plain motivated by earning points. It’s 10:00pm on a Tuesday night.

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Predictions for the Future of Digital Learning

ProProfs

These statistics show a rather slow but nevertheless stable growth of distant learning attendees in parallel to the similar fall of the traditional approach. IBM figured out that control over the digital process allows students to obtain five times more knowledge per time unit. The same IBM research calculations say that every single dollar invested in digital learning produces over $30.

Closing the Skills Gap with AI, VR, D&I, and Jazz

NovoEd

In 2016, leaders at IBM ranked technical core capabilities for STEM and basic computer and software/application skills as the top two most critical skills for employees. Today, IBM leaders now point to behavioral skills as the most critical for the workforce. Infor shared some statistics that underscore that learning in the flow of work is evolving to learning in the flow of life. Closing the skills gap is an urgent issue.

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

IBM MobileFirst gives an excellent definition of BYOD: “ Bring your own device (BYOD) is an IT policy where employees are allowed or encouraged to use their personal mobile devices—and, increasingly, notebook PCs—to access enterprise data and systems. The Cold, Hard Facts: BYOD Statistics. Many fairly new technology trends do not have sufficient statistical data to legitimize them to company leaders who need more information before implementing them.

Web 2.0 - A Tool for Driving Performance

Bottom-Line Performance

Consider these statistics: 82% of HR leaders at 100 of the largest corporations cite “Implementing Talent Planning Initiatives such as better training and development, talent management and/or performance management” as a top change initiative (1). What the statistics show us is that Web 2.0 The article describes how IBM has successfully utilized Web 2.0 Performance management is a top HR challenge.

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Recruiting: Improving the Candidate Experience

KnowledgeCity

Companies such as IBM use people analytics to predict whether a key employee is at risk of quitting, notifying their managers so they can intervene before the person leaves the company. This tool alone has saved IBM more than $130 million. Based on the statistics, it seems candidates do not feel respected or valued when the candidate communication process breaks down or is non-existent. There it is, the job of your dreams, at the company you always wanted to work for.

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When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

IBM has made an estimation that 40% of classroom training costs are spent on traveling and lodging. This particular statistic applies to the corporate trainees. The statistics and the benefits mentioned in the article point out towards a much-expected future of education in blending learning. You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods.

Beyond Buzzwords: The Down & Dirty Realities of Modern Learning

Litmos

Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average time spent working in a single job is now only about four years. People are reinventing themselves more frequently than generations before and, according to the statistics, will have to do so many times in the course of their careers. This means developing training that appeals to and engages people who may have grown up with technology at their fingertips—an IBM PC (1981) or the first Apple Macintosh (1984) was always in the house.

Gird for complexity

Jay Cross

In the future, the descendants of IBM’s Watson and analytics will do the complicated jobs. Where can we find out more about the statistics? The U.S. economy flip-flopped in the most amazing way in the last twenty years of the twentieth century. Call it The Rise of Intangibles.

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Dramatic Use of Educational Data Mining in Corporate eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Most of the decision-making daily is a result of the statistical analysis. Facebook knows to suggest new friends, Netflix knows the television shows you would like, and you look up Trip Advisor to check the highest rated restaurant, betting on the statistical data that you will have a good stay. IBM Watson, a pioneer in the field of Cognitive Medical Analysis, uses diversified medical information across the hospital branches, to help doctors save time during diagnosis.

Chief Learning Officer Unveils This Year's Top Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

It applies rigorous statistical analysis to evaluating the learning and development services that companies provide and ranks the organizations based upon business impact as well as innovation and execution. • Learning Strategy: IBM. Dana Point, Calif.,

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No More Tricks. Just Add Video.

KZO Innovations

Based on a recent email marketing study conducted by IBM, the average click through rate on email to U.S. Then, we have good ol’ cold calling; which people claim doesn’t work anymore but based on available statistics, cold calling still puts up a good fight…and for that matter, a good way of thinking about what you actually want…sales. I met you at Dreamforce. Do you remember me? I gave you my card. I sent you 3 emails and one even used “Re:” in the subject line.

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Nearly Half of Fortune 500 Companies Use E-learning. Why Aren’t You?

SkyPrep

According to statistics from IBIS Capital , 41.7% With an investment in professional E-learning software, the statistics speak for themselves: staggering employee development and financial gains. In fact, a report released by IBM revealed that companies who use E-learning tools can boost productivity by up to 50%. of the most profitable companies in the world, those listed in the Fortune 500, are currently using e-learning tools for online training.

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Virtual Reality in Recruiting and Training

KnowledgeCity

Those are daunting statistics. According to IBM , 84 percent of employees at the top performing companies receive ongoing training. Virtual reality may seem like fun and games but is quickly becoming serious business at career fairs and recruiting events. Recruiters are increasingly using virtual reality to target the right candidates with the right skill sets.

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Guild 360 Synchronous Learning Report Available

Kapp Notes

Kapp, professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA, and Tony O'Driscoll, Performance Architecture Analysis and Design for IBM Sales Learning, immerse you into the next generation of synchronous learning systems.

“The average on-line learner is 34 years old”

Unicorn Training

In the latest in an occasional series on the use and misuse of statistics in e-learning, Unicorn CEOPeter Phillips examines Aurion Learning’s recent colourful infographic. link] seems to be a glut of statistics about the e-learning market circulating at present. No source is given for this stunningly useless statistic, but the median age of the whole world population is around 34, it’s a little higher in the US and approaching 40 in the UK.“82% It’s that IBM report again.

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Gen Y Wants its Employers to Go Green, Mostly

Mindflash

“While the report trumpets the creation of the first ‘sustainable generation,’ there are some worrying trends that suggest that the younger generation, who themselves grew up in the chimera of plenty, are not so very different after all,” says the blog, citing several statistics from the study: “More significant than both values and sustainability were promotion prospects and the financial package — not so very different from the older generation after all.

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

These honorees are: Skillsoft; Cisco; SuccessFactors, an SAP Company; Inxpo; IBM; Adobe; and Oracle. Award of Excellence: IBM Kenexa Talent Manager. The suite of IBM Kenexa talent products includes BrassRing, Skills Assessments, Talent Insights, Talent Acquisition Suite, Survey Enterprise and BrassRing Candidate Relationship Manager. Novartis, IBM, KPMG, Fortune magazine, Spark Interactive. The 2015 “Best of Elearning!”

4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work

Learning Cafe

Have a look at some the statistics: Facebook. Case studies of success of social learning at organisations such as IBM are compelling. Working at IBM and Google is very different from working at, let us say a bank or a mining company. Yes, I know that Facebook has 23 million users. Yes, I see people on Facebook everywhere I look – on the trains, at traffic lights and when at work.

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro

eFront

Don’t just take our word, either: eFrontPro has won several industry awards , and is in use by some of the most demanding enterprises and organizations — in addition to being a certified IBM Partner for its IBM Connections platform. Where would we be without the petroleum industry? Probably not that far — as we wouldn’t have gas for our cars and motorcycles. .

eLearning for the Petroleum industry with eFrontPro

eFront

Don’t just take our word, either: eFrontPro has won several industry awards , and is in use by some of the most demanding enterprises and organizations — in addition to being a certified IBM Partner for its IBM Connections platform. Where would we be without the petroleum industry? Probably not that far — as we wouldn’t have gas for our cars and motorcycles. .

Presentations, The Numerati, Searching Google, Planning, & Swype

Big Dog, Little Dog

By building mathematical models of its own employees, IBM aims to improve productivity and automate management. The online survey found that respondents perform about 12 searches per day and, statistically, 4.7 Presenting to Small Audiences - Change This.

Gamification Tools Winning Sales Teams Use

EI Design

So instead of tracking touchdowns, runs, tackles and other statistics in sports, players can earn points by achieving company’s sales goals. All statistics and metrics are tracked through FantasySalesTeam’s dashboard, which any team member can access to check the scores. It doesn’t take a genius to notice that a lot of workers are disengaged and uninterested in their work.

eLearning at scale: 8 LMS features for large enterprises

eFront

eFrontPro, for example, makes it extremely easy to integrate it with everything, as it offers not only dozens of native integrations (from LDAP and WordPress to IBM Connections), but also thousands of additional integrations through the Zapier middleware service, and not one, but two API options (native PHP-based plugin API, and REST API). Big businesses have big demands.

What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design

Kapp Notes

We've all read about IBM jumping into the 3D space and working hard to create a presence in 3D but one could always contend that they are being innovative because they are bringing innovation to their clients and want to "resell" 3D. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Healthcare industry provided 14.3