Can Elearning Improve Productivity?

Origin Learning

One of the most elementary goals of any business is to increase its productivity. In an effort to increase it, innumerable studies have been conducted across organizations of different industries to determine the causes of low employee productivity.


Clark Quinn

I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. As you might expect, they’re oriented towards Windows, with no information for a Mac user provided, but their website shows how to load music on them. One problem for a Mac is that there’s no obvious information about how to have different playlists, though your supposed to be able to shuffle between lists.

Designing a Product Launch Curriculum

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. Here is a section on designing product launch curriculums: Designing the curriculum. Product Launch Training White Paper curriculum design product launch

The Year in Productivity


Collaboration’s productivity-boosting potential grew in 2017—not just in theory, but also in practice. They also free up time that would otherwise be spent searching for project information in IM, email, and other sources. The post The Year in Productivity appeared first on Vitalyst.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. Performance support is the extra bits of information or reminders that extend the training. After the course provides information on planning the work and an activity. Seven Simple Secrets to.

From Three Phases to Four: The Toolkit Approach to Product Launch Training

Bottom-Line Performance

For a long time, product launch training has been conducted with an event-based model. They are planned and run by marketing folks who need reps to effectively position the new product but don’t have a realistic plan to make it happen. Product Launch Training

7 Best tips For Informal Learning In Your Corporate

Your Training Edge

Informal learning is democratic schooling that is driven by learner’s affection and motivation. We advise you to read about these tips for informal Learning and use them in your project. Combine formal and informal learning for best results.

Customer Experience Key to Product Design

Origin Learning

The sheer power of juggling and curating information of over 700 world-leading brands can be equated to the powerful hum of a car engine as you feel the controls in your hands! The post Customer Experience Key to Product Design appeared first on Origin Learning - A Learning Solutions Blog.

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Video Production and Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Learners prefer lectures with a more informal feel. The researchers suggest that the more informal setting produced a “desirable trait [called] ‘personalization’—the student feeling that the video is being directed right at them, rather than at an unnamed crowd.”.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. retention, productivity, and employee engagement. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR.

Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success


Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency.

The Ultimate Training Methods to Maximize Employee Productivity


For learners, the best benefit of instructor-led training is that they get first-hand information from the subject matter expert. Field sales personnel need to access new updates on a product for a client presentation.

Using Games to Improve Product Knowledge

Knowledge Guru

Product knowledge training is one of the most common types of training in many organizations. Some companies release multiple new products every month, whereas others have so many different products that getting new hires up to speed can turn into a nightmare.

Product Review: Totara

eLearning 24-7

Blog – This was on the trial and for a nice product like this – it should be removed for the trial. It takes you to a text information of the featured course. While that makes sense, what hurts the product is the overkill of information.

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Set Yourself up for Productivity


The company released a handful of Office 365 collaboration features in August that promises to make you more productive. USE SKYPE TO COLLABORATE PURPOSEFULLY Communications platforms like Skype are now central to workplace productivity.

Product Review: BlueVolt

eLearning 24-7

Ability to offer ads for products or ads to specific sections for folks to visit – for each child (sub-portal) - yes – every child can be skinned to look a different way then the parent. Under Featured or Enrolled the following information is present.

Advantages of Informal Learning for Organizations


For organizations interested in promoting employee growth, a mix of formal with informal education methods may be the key to success. Informal learning refers to the spontaneous, ad-hoc learning most of us engage in every day when we feed our curiosity or explore answers to questions provoked by our environment. This may seem mundane, but some educators estimate that as much as 80 or 90% of the information we learn happens in this casual, unstructured way.

Time for Training? 11 Rules for a Better Product Launch

Bottom-Line Performance

Launching a product? The following is an excerpt from Nancy’s Harkness’ new white paper: Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. There are as many ways to learn about a new product as there are new products!

How to Integrate Product Knowledge Into Your Launch Curriculum

Bottom-Line Performance

Your company’s new product is about to launch and it’s time for the launch event. Reps are flown in from all over the country, or the world, to learn about the new product they will be selling. Our Product launch framework. Turn Product Knowledge Into Pre-work.

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. You can share this information with your followers, bookmark this information, Stop following them (i.e.

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Survey: Library Asset Information Page

eLearning Brothers

We are in the planning stages for some changes to the way our asset information pages look and function within each of the libraries. Take a look at the Captivate template below to get a baseline for what our current asset information page looks like. Hey everyone!

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Green Screen on a Shoestring: Part III, Production

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In the previous installment of this series, we provided a purchasing "checklist" for setting up a green screen video production studio. Step 2: Set up the studio in a room that allows all equipment to be operated properly and still allows production staff to be comfortable.

Ten Steps to a Successful Product Launch Training Implementation

Bottom-Line Performance

We often support clients with complex products to bring to market. The training that supports these product launches is always a multi-faceted collection of learning solutions that must meet the needs of several different learner groups.

Articulate Implements Subscription Pricing for Their Products


They have made some big changes in their products by introducing the new Articulate 360. First, let me clarify: Storyline still looks to be their flagship product, going under the moniker “Storyline 360” It looks to have been updated with some new features as well.

Airtable’s Chief Product Officer on Building Products that Amplify Our Creative Potential

Actio Learning

We’re thrilled to feature this guest post from Andrew Ofstad, Chief Product Officer at Airtable. Most products out there today, however, aren’t working to expand or amplify the range of our abilities or creative potential. Geographical Information System tutorial.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Informal Learning. Even though informal learning has been around for as long as we humans have been, the use of the term ‘Informal Learning’ in corporate has grown significantly in the last 5-8 years.

A Productive Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

In a blog post titled, "Building a Productive Learning Culture", Thomas Handcock and Jean Martin say that businesses, because of need and demand, are increasing employee participation in training but failing to increase productivity. They write: To make this shift from a culture of learning participation to a productive learning culture, L&D functions must manage three key components. An environment and systems that facilitate sharing information and social learning.

Product Review Raptivity

eLearning 24-7

Product: Raptivity. Don’t get me wrong, this is a product that offers some really great features, but it constant pitching within the product to upsell, becomes irritating, so much so, I can easily see someone blasting the product into recycle bin space.

5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity


While this number has risen over the past few years, there still exists a need to find ways increase overall employee productivity. The results of this poll means 68 percent of workers are not engaged in their work and not as productive as they could be.

Top 9 Competencies of an Informal/Social Learning Designer


Informal/Social learning is one such major revolution (other than mobile learning and gamified learning) that demands a shift in the mere thinking of ‘learning’. Course design (formal learning blended with the right mix of informal and social learning).

Product Review: Litmos LMS

eLearning 24-7

Excellent Administration side – in fact, it was better than some standard systems I have seen (Easy to use, locate information, search). When the learner clicks on the course name, they see additional information. So what makes a Lite LMS different from a Standard LMS?

How to Map Out Your Video Production With Blocking

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever planned a video production, either a screencast or a video recording, and had it end up nothing at all like you envisioned it? Was it the sudden addition of new information or assets? Your stage is only 16×9, and your information has to fit comfortably and clearly.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

If it in my mind one of the best ten products to hit the e-learning cycle in the last five years. I mean the first Storyline, sweet and then here comes a new version, from a company not known to push out new products for a period of years – must rock. Let me see, desktop product.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning


To get it out of their heads, we need to shift our approach by making traditional formal training more flexible by incorporating more informal learning. Rolling out Informal Learning. Before take a deeper look at informal learning, let’s look at how we learn.

Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

The hype on the product was huge, after all, the company’s revenue has increased significantly over the past two years. Search Connect – their search capability within the product. Product in general. In 1982 a film called Tron appeared on the silver screen.

Top LMS features that increase employee productivity


Will it help raise the overall productivity? Here’s what an LMS can do to spike up results: LMS features for better employee productivity. The best LMS provides the right piece of information to the right employee at the right time.

What Is a Product Launch Curriculum?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. From a knowledge perspective, their existing product and market knowledge may or may not be applicable to the new product.

Product Review:

eLearning 24-7

The product continues to add new features that overall are surprisingly solid. However, they continue to incorporate some instructor led training components, which is a disservice to an otherwise nice product. This is really a very nice and easy to use feature with the Mindflash product. The pie graph is for that course and provides the following information. I have been following Mindflash since it started as a beta.

2016 Brandon Hall-Winning Product Launch Training Uses Knowledge Guru

Knowledge Guru

The Knowledge Guru learning platform was used as part of a product launch that won Silver in the 2016 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards. The platform was used as part of a product launch training curriculum designed by Bottom-Line Performance for Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.