L&D Should Boost Employee Productivity, Not Disrupt It

Absorb LMS

Distractions at work are a fact of life, especially when you factor in emails, instant messages, desk-side visits from co-workers and the siren’s call of social media. Staying engaged and “in the zone” is critical to employee productivity. According to Gallup , businesses in the top quartile of engagement realize higher productivity and 21 percent higher profitability. In fact, in-the-flow learning enhances productivity.

Set Yourself up for Productivity

Vitalyst

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.

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Set Yourself up for Productivity

Vitalyst

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.

The Golden Keys to Personal Productivity

Learning Wire

Likewise, not working to the best of your ability means falling short of your possible personal productivity. In fact, testimonies of people working under him all agree on one thing: Mark Zuckerberg has tapped into his personal productivity, while also maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You

Pract.us

Take a look at these 18 key considerations before you go shopping, and you’ll be sure to find the right product for your needs. Do they actively use chat rooms and instant message or not? Choose a product that’s easy to customize for your needs.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity

eFront

For all the improvements in communications, business IT, collaboration tools and technology in general, running a productive team remains as hard as it ever was. In this post we’ll examine 6 tried and true ways to improve employee productivity.

How To Automate Online Course Product Launches and Cohorts in your WordPress LMS Website with the Course Scheduler Plugin by Aspen Grove Studios

LifterLMS

Learn about how to automate online course product launches and cohorts in your WordPress LMS website with the Course Scheduler plugin by Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast. At Divi.Space you can find out more about the products they have for the Divi community.

5 Ways to Boost Productivity With Internal Video

KZO Innovations

Furthermore, 75 percent of respondents of a video enterprise survey conducted by Kaltura said they felt that the integration of video into a company’s tools (email, social business, instant messaging, etc.) Here are 5 ways to begin using video internally to improve productivity, collaboration, and communication. So, harness its power today and ramp up your productivity! How can businesses leverage the power of video internally?

Multimedia, Attention, Productivity, Visual, & Knowledge

Big Dog, Little Dog

The productivity paradox - c/net. Productivity growth has slowed since 2004, however, and nobody is sure why. One theory that may explain declining productivity growth has been advanced by McKinsey consultants, who believe that companies have finally cut the non-complex transactional positions that benefit from productivity-stimulating technology. The value of multimedia in learning - Patti Shank.

The Importance of Informal Learning at the Workplace

Origin Learning

One can never discount the popularity of message boards and forums in learning and knowledge-sharing. Yammer which began as a private instant messaging tool has evolved into a powerful social learning tool that delivers informal learning with ease and is used by organizations globally.

WhatsApp For Learning?

Origin Learning

But definition wise, it is a freely available, user friendly, cross-platform instant messaging app that requires an internet connection to work. No user IDs, no passwords- just the benefits of messaging, at a fraction of the cost.

How to enable innovation and creativity in remote teams

Matrix

Ensure your team members can access tools on the cloud or via a smartphone so that they don’t have to stay in their home office to be productive. Just like your standard employees, remote workers need access to the correct tools to remain productive.

Hike: How Free Offline Messaging Works

Origin Learning

With the coming of affordable 2G and 3G networks for mobiles , it is like we have been hardwired to Instant Messaging (IM) on our phones. In fact, IM applications have evolved to provide much more than simple text-and-emoticon messaging.

The Waste of Motion

Torrance Learning

It’s based on Japanese manufacturing processes and its goal is to eliminate waste from production systems. Instant messaging: An open floor plan means that group conversations can sometimes be disruptive to those who are hard at work on unrelated projects.

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The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

A flexible schedule is one of the best incentives, as it allows a better work-life balance, which, in turn, boosts productivity and performance, and increases employees’ positive attitude towards their job. 71% of all workers in the U.S.

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

Having this integration implemented in your company will get at your disposal tools that will provide access to email and calendars, Microsoft office web apps, websites, instant messaging and video conferencing, along with the LMS features to increase your online training capacities.

Why you need an LMS Video Conferencing integration?

Paradiso

Take advantage of the benefits of social learning – instant messaging, quizzes, polling – to make the learning environment a more rewarding and engaging place to teach and learn. It’s not just a sales sizzle feature but a very useful feature that enhances the productivity of teamwork. To improve your user experience and provide a training program that allows the approach between teachers and students is necessary to adopt an LMS Video conferencing integration.

Popular ID Principles For Mobile Learning: 5 Trends That Spell Success

G-Cube

Developers can also use open-source products, which simplify access to content as well as access to m-learning development tools. With the advancement of mobile technology and hardware in the last decade, mobility of learning has also become increasingly popular.

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10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on. Instant access to information and services isn’t just convenient — it’s how we live our lives.

Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

Among the most adopted technologies are secure instant messaging, discussion forums, video channels, online shared work spaces and internal blogs.

Self-Service Learning – What we need to think about

Connect Thinking

ASTD’s December 2011 T&D Magazine features a discussion on Self-Service Learning (by Patricia A McLagan), and the role of L&D to “help learners make learning more effective, efficient, productive, innovative and fun” (pp 37).

Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

I’m always amazed at how these massive productions begin with someone’s imagination and evolve into the magnificent movies we see on screen. In a movie production, that person would be the director; in an eLearning project, it’s the project manager.

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Don’t Underestimate the Effects of Poor Communication

CLO Magazine

The workplace is increasingly connected, with 24/7 email, instant messaging and phone calls pulling employees into work matters both during and after work hours.

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Can you imagine the reaction of sales reps when they receive minimal time to properly learn, understand and sell a brand-new product that had just been released? Or maybe they missed a vital update on an existing product because no one notified them?

Your eLearning courses could be closer to your trainees with a Virtual Classroom LMS integration

Paradiso

– Social Learning in the Virtual Classroom: Take advantage of the benefits of social learning – instant messaging, quizzes, polling – to make the learning environment more rewarding and engaging to teach and learn.

What is eLearning? Concept, Purpose, Types & Advantages

ProProfs

This method relies on communication means such as video conferencing, webinars, chats, and instant messaging for learning sessions. Instant learning and reference. Uniformity of content and one-time production cost.

eLearning for Medical Representatives

Enyota Learning

Changing the product lifecycle all the way from early drug development to manufacturing and patient care requires the medical staff and representatives to be aware and well informed, and eLearning based training is helping here. Technological solutions empower med reps to be more productive.

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

Fax machines and worldwide delivery services allowed teams to work longer and closer to deadlines to complete products. Today a quick instant message gets answers in near-real time, resolving questions from wherever we happen to be.

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4 Online Tools to Help Your Small Business Thrive

OpenSesame

2010) Hipchat - Private chat/Instant messaging. Send instant messages, attach files and links, insert a wide (and quirky) variety of emoticons, make groups and name the groups whatever you choose.

What You Need to Know About Visuals, Video, and the 2019 Internet Trends Report

TechSmith Camtasia

The human brain has a vast visual GPU that processes signals like crazy, and so we are naturally drawn to it.” – Camtasia Technical Product Manager Brooks Andrus. Whether being via email, instant message, Slack, Flowdock, and all of those real-time interaction platforms.

Dimdim. Another Web Conferencing Tool

Take an e-Learning Break

The product lets you conduct online slide shows using PowerPoints and PDFs. You can send them Webcam video and audio (or make it a two-way conference if you like), chat with all attendees, or send private instant messages to individuals. I am checking out DimDim , another web-conferencing tool. Setting up a meeting in Dimdim is very easy. You can kick off a meeting immediately or schedule it for later (including recurring meetings).

6 Corporate Training Expectations in 2019

Time to Know

Can you imagine the reaction of sales reps when they receive minimal time to properly learn, understand and sell a brand-new product that had just been released? Or maybe they missed a vital update on an existing product because no one notified them?

Applying Design Thinking for Employee-Driven Solutions

Everwise

While the amount of time, risk and financial investment in new products used to be relatively large, businesses can now leverage real-time consumer data to constantly evolve existing products and test out entirely new ones.

Tech Etiquette in the Workplace

OpenSesame

From scheduling tools to office instant messaging apps, there’s no denying that we need increasing amounts of technology to make any business run smoothly. The latest tech can help improve your workplace’s productivity and communication, but only if used wisely. Use headphones only when appropriate: Listening to music can be a great way to boost your mood and productivity, but limit using headphones and listening to music to solo work time.

Managing Remote Employees Effectively

KnowledgeCity

Introduce remote team members to one another through a social messaging channel so that they can interact similarly to how team members would socialize in an office setting. Using a project management system or productivity suite is more efficient than relying solely on email.