Soren Kaplan #LSCon Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Soren Kaplan gave a keynote on innovation that nicely pulled together a number of strands around how to break through some of our cognitive traps

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Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. So how do we create breakthrough innovations? Kaplan went out to research his book and looked for books with the words “Surprise” in the title. InNOvation. We need an element of surprise and uncertainty in order to innovate. Cool things they’ve done at Inuit: The innovation wall of fame. Not just product innovation.

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Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit Kicks off Today!

Kapp Notes

In the introduction to the event, they announced a number of cool innovations. Lisa Clune, President of Kaplan EduNeering speaking about future directions. Every year I look forward to the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit both as a presenter and as an attendee, I always learn great stuff from the wonderful speakers they bring together. Here is a recap of some of what Joe spoke about in his keynote: Joe Hallinan making a point at the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit 2011.

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#LSCon day 1, Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%

Challenge to Learn

Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%. Leapfrogging After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. People love innovation but they hate surprises. People are aware that they need to change and that raises more interest in topics like TinCan, Agile, innovation.

Presidential Thoughts on Innovation and Technology

Kapp Notes

Gordon Synder of Gordon's Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog has a great post titled Obama on Technology and Innovation where Gordon summarizes Obama's policy. Encourage investment in innovation by: - Support Risk Capital For Investment In American Innovation - Not Tax Innovation By Keeping Capital Gains Taxes Low - Reform And Make Permanent The R&D Tax Credit - Lower the Corporate Tax Rate To 25% To Retain Investment In U.S.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Purdue acquired Kaplan University. Even more new applications are expected soon, with Apple’s push for iPhone X AR applications driving rapid innovation and continued developer support from Google. #11 Look for even more progress in user interface design, as the most advanced systems roll out more innovative ways to personalize, access and utilize learning content. Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway?

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! As 2019 begins, 762 vendors are on our learning systems radar – and new innovators are entering the fray all the time. Kaplan acquired i-Human Patients. Advanced innovation includes true LCMS/CMS capabilities that allow use and reuse of asset libraries (media, snippets, content, lessons, pages – any content) across the platform. #13

Getting ready for #LSCON

Challenge to Learn

As keynotes we have: Soren Kaplan – Redefining innovation. Innovation, big data and our mind. Innovation. Next week is the Learning Solution Conference in Orlando. I will go there for the fourth year in a row. It is probably my most favorite conference (at my least favorite place). This year it will be extra fun, easygenerator does’t have a booth there (we moved all our marketing online), so I will be able to attend a lot of sessions and blog on them.

FocusOn Learning 2016 Presents “Microlearning: The Ideal Partner for Mobile”

mLevel

Bryan Austin is a vice president of learning innovation at mLevel, which he joined in fall 2015. He was a member of the leadership teams for Skillsoft, NETg, Kaplan Financial, and AchieveGlobal, among others. Delivering mobile learning presents a challenge to any organization, given the smaller form factor and the fact that learners don’t want to stare at their screens for extended periods of time. This session will explain why microlearning (i.e.

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Exciting 3D Event to Discuss Virtual Clinical Trials

Kapp Notes

Innovations in Clinical Research Workshop. Join an esteemed panel of industry experts and technology innovators to discuss the current and future state of the Virtual Clinical Trial. As Life Sciences organizations look to reduce the costs of global clinical trials, innovations in technology, delivery and partnership models are taking shape to “virtualize” important components of the clinical trial process. TITLE: Innovations in Clinical Research.

Leading In a Technological Disruptive Market

Your Training Edge

While we all are appreciating and embracing disruptive technologies and innovations, it is still unclear whether we are able to convert our mindset into this repeatable process. Disruptive innovation or technology is no longer an occasional exception, but a rule. These businesses couldn’t not lead the innovative opportunities and disruptions to go forward to invent next big things [1]. 5] Kaplan, S.

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Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Another innovative way to get employees working together is to create a “buddy system.” In the article Strategies for Collaborative Learning , Soren Kaplan says that the buddy system is basically “a support structure…that keeps people engaged,” where learners are responsible for “joint participation and contribution (co-development of a case study, alternating postings in the discussion area, etc.).”. In 1915, Edward C. Register said, “None of us is as smart as all of us.”

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

Bryan Austin is mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. Throughout his 25-year career with industry-leading organizations like Skillsoft, NETg, AchieveGlobal and Kaplan, Bryan has dedicated himself to helping organizations develop high performing employees through innovative learning solutions. Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations.

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

Rober Kaplan and David Norton. Internal process perspective – which of these levers will company focus on: Build the business through innovation. In January of this year, JD Dillon produced a nice blog post on insights for 2018. He curated several L&D thought leaders to share their thoughts on what L&D practitioners should focus on for 2018. He formulated a variety of questions to which they responded. The insights are good.

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Exclusive: RWD and ProtonMedia Form Partnership

Kapp Notes

RWD and their focus on human and operational performance improvement solutions is partnering with the 3D virtual learning and collaboration company, Protonmedia, to create an engaging and exciting solution that will provide their clients with a rich, 3D environment to encourage collaboration, innovation and foster learning. Here at the ASTD international conference , you can learning a lot just by listening and talking to folks.

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Getting ready for LSCON

easygenerator

As keynotes we have: Soren Kaplan – Redefining innovation. Innovation, big data and our mind. Innovation. Next week is the Learning Solution Conference in Orlando. I will go there for the fourth year in a row. It is probably my most favorite conference (at my least favorite place). This year it will be extra fun, easygenerator does’t have a booth there (we moved all our marketing online), so I will be able to attend a lot of sessions and blog on them.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Unfortunately, that study was written in 1996, and is getting a little dated (ok, very dated), which is why a recent post by Nancy Kaplan proved so timely. In “ 3 Benefit Measures – The ROI of Internal Social Media Networks ”, Kaplan demonstrates, with reference to a number of recent studies, that internal social media really does bring big dividends in terms of, well, dividends.

Happy Employees, Happy Company

CLO Magazine

Cheryl Allen, vice president of human resources at Kaplan Professional, an education services company, agrees that creating a positive employee environment has a financial impact. “We That allows for a more productive return on that learning curve as we’re doing our training and it also allows for better innovation and creativity.”. A new study shows a link between a positive employee experience and a positive financial impact for companies.

Benefits of Stackable Credentials for Community and Technical Colleges

Hurix Digital

Take the instance of Purdue University acquiring the “long-time leader in adult education,” Kaplan University to create Purdue University Global. .

Degreed Announces $42M Series C Financing

Degreed

in a Seed Round from top investors in the world of business, venture capital, and edtech, including Deborah Quazzo, Mark Cuban, Mike Levinthal, Chris Eyre, Larry Rosenberger, Kaplan, and Walt Winshall. Innovation has always been our focus, and throughout our history, that’s been a key attraction for many of our clients. Today is a milestone for us as we announce $42M Series C financing , along with new executive roles for David Blake and Chris McCarthy.

Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

The Motorola Foundation, in association with the Innovation Generation program, has awarded a $50,000 grant to Iowa State University to fund a games development competition that encourages students to create video games and educational training applications. DIA members will now have access to Kaplan EduNeering’s online compliance solutions used by over one million individuals in more than 50 countries.

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PARC is 40!

Jay Cross

Ron Kaplan, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Bing. Co-hosted by: Over the past 40 years, PARC has made a profound impact on innovation in the Valley and beyond. As we look forward to the next 40 years, what has changed in innovation? Can business and innovation co-exist? Join current and past PARC thought leaders and innovators as we discuss these issues and celebrate both PARC?s

A Lot Happening in the 3D Space

Kapp Notes

As announced first on this blog, ProtonMedia announced a strategic partnership with RWD on heals of another announcement of a strategic partnership with Kaplan-EduNeering. The prize recognizes a Second Life Resident, or team, for an innovative inworld project that improves the way people work, learn, and communicate in their daily lives outside of the virtual world.

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Top L&D books for ambitious learning leaders in 2020

Elucidat

Recommended by Jon Kaplan, Principal and Founder, Corcantus Consulting – Episode 9. “… essentially his premise is that, your parents always told you that watching TV would turn your brain to mush and video games are not good for you, and it turns out that there’s really good data to suggest that because all media is getting richer and more complex all the time, that sifting through popular media actually makes us smarter.”.

The Future of Executive Education Is Here

CLO Magazine

These organizations are quickly moving away from traditional executive education into the realm of business innovation. The talent lab represents the company’s new mindset regarding the interplay between talent and innovation and includes a high-tech physical space to match. More and more, competitive advantage comes from innovative business models.

Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020

Elucidat

Gemma Critchley , Head of Technology & Innovation for Learning, Aviva. Nick Shackleton-Jones (Director of Learning & Performance Innovation, PA Consulting Group) says “just subjecting people to loads of information about [for instance] new operating procedures isn’t going to see a performance shift.” Nick Shackleton-Jones , Director of Learning & Performance Innovation, PA Consulting Group; author of How People Learn.

Philadelphia ASTD Meeting Lot of Fun

Kapp Notes

The planning for the meeting started some time ago and the innovative learning in 3D folks practiced what we preached and had our planning meetings in 3D virtual spaces. She indicated that the group she worked with ran the factory and discovered performance improvement innovations that they had overlooked for years. Last night I presented at the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ASTD and ran into a bunch of old friends and made some new ones.

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ProtoSphere - MS Lync Server - SharePoint Server = 3D Experience Sharing Learning Collaborating

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

More links regarding the story: Kaplan eduNeering 3D Virtual Collaboration and Multi-Touch Solutions Win 2011 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation AwardsHere is an interesting case study released by Microsoft: Drug Research Firm Cuts Costs and Boosts Training Quality with Collaboration Solution. Since developing my first interactive 3D simulation, I have seen the learning potential in action. But my experience was well over a decade ago.

Tell Me a Story

Kapp Notes

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 5th Annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit (more about my speaking with Nadira Hira in another post.) I meet some wonderful speakers and great Kaplan-EduNeering clients. Karl asks Stephen Denning about the power of storytelling. I really enjoy these knowledge summits.

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

Kapp Notes

Event By now you've probably already heard that the Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award 2010 has gone to a project that uses a 3-D virtual environment to hold a virtual scientific poster session. 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.

What does the science of attention mean for e-learning?

Unicorn Training

Theme 4 Innovative Thinking. Soren Kaplan, “Leapfrogging to innovation”, and Cathy Davidson “the Science of Attention”, bookended the Conference with great keynotes, very different but with notable common messages. Soren focused on the need for innovative thinking in business, including the importance of challenging the status quo (e.g.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. The company has also won innovation awards for the way we’ve reinvented learning development. This is where the innovation and magic happens! Recap from: Kapp Notes.

Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Without the right kind of culture in place — where employees embrace difference, senior leaders model inclusive behaviors and value the innovation and market accessibility that diversity can provide, and promote diverse thinking and risk-taking so people don’t have to hide their mistakes — diversity and inclusion training will not work. Kaplan teaches inclusive and collaborative decision-making techniques using a variety of strategies. Training alone is rarely enough.

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Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

May Thursday and Friday, May 6-7, 2010: Kaplan EduNeering Knowledge Summit. June Tuesday-Thursday, June 1-3, 2010: Presenting a workshop with Dan Daniel Bliton at the 6th Annual Innovations in E-Learning Symposium titled Strategies for Enterprise Learning in Virtual Worlds. Here are some blog postings, presentations and up coming events that I am trying to keep track of so I decided to put them all in one place.

Learning solutions conference #LSCon Day 1 recap by Kasper Spiro

easygenerator

After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. People love innovation but they hate surprises. They made it very clear that their goal is the raise the general level of eLearning in order to make it more effective, it is not about innovation, but about applying the stuff we already know (or should know).

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PARC turns 40, Churchill Club turns 25

Jay Cross

This evening’s session asked “What can innovators learn from the past?&#. PARC stands out because it focused on transformational innovation, not incremental improvement. Invention is a flower, innovation is a weed, said PARC CEO Marc Bernstein. Ron Kaplan, a 25-year PARC veteran who’s now the principal researcher for Bing, pitched in some commentary about the commercialism of research innovation.

Learning solutions conference #LSCon Day 1 recap by Kasper Spiro

easygenerator

After this we had the formal opening (1500 attendees, 30% up from last year) by David Kelly and the Keynote from Soren Kaplan about Leapfrogging to learning breakthroughs and innovation. People love innovation but they hate surprises. They made it very clear that their goal is the raise the general level of eLearning in order to make it more effective, it is not about innovation, but about applying the stuff we already know (or should know).

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