Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. But the new mobility of the U.S. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce.

Closing the Learning-Acquisition Gap with Informal Learning

Learnkit

We get trained to do something, perform a task to maximize our rewards, then reap the benefits. We aren’t pigeons and we can learn to do things in more way than one. We’re already struggling to close a widening skills gap and can’t have our people lose faith.

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Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. As such, you need to prioritize the gaps based on organizational goals.

What You Need to Know About Delivering SCORM on Mobile

CommLab India

Mobile learning has been the talk of the town for a while now. Learners are readily embracing the technological benefits of using their mobile devices to access learning. How is reporting affected when SCORM courses are viewed on mobile devices? .

How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

I did not know I was supposed to do it this way!” This is indicative of a knowledge gap. Organizations need to identify these gaps and resolve it. Here are some ways to bridge the knowledge gap. Learners know their gaps on the spot.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it? Do they need to be assessed to prove their understanding has changed? Mobile?

5 Ways Gamification Solves Business Problems

Ed App

Who would have thought that badges, levels and leaderboards could be the answer to business problems? We share with you 6 ways gamification solves business problems. Ways to do this include virtual rewards, the core of gamification, to celebrate efforts. Issue: According to The Association for Talent Development , 90% of what we know is a result of informal learning, illuminating the importance of encouraging knowledge-sharing through the tiers of the business.

Movin’ On Up: How Internal Mobility is all About People

Degreed

And while it seems we’re getting close to the world of the Jetsons and Rosie the Robomaid, automation will never fully solve all of the problems related to jobs, hiring, and careers, especially when it comes to the human side of things. Managers may not know how to help individuals.

The State of Mobile

Litmos

I tried to abstract principles that were fundamental and would stand the test of time (and frankly think I succeeded), but given the dynamism of the mobile industry it’s time to explore just what has changed (and what hasn’t). And with the increasing sensors, that means we can do lots.

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

~Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care – Damon Richards, Customer Care Expert. Since there is no time gap between production and consumption, quality becomes paramount. In addition to enabling teams from various geographies to collaborate on problem-solving challenges in real-time, e-learning also offers other advantages like instant connectivity to mentors and subject matter experts, regardless of where they are located.

22 Tips For Implementing a Mobile Learning Initiative

Growth Engineering

If you’ve decided to add a mobile dimension to your training programme, you’ll have a lot of work in front of you. Know your audience. As with any learning initiative, the first step is knowing who will be using the learning content. Don’t switch to a mobile-only solution.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap. The problem is that companies today are faced with rapidly evolving technologies and processes that are causing an ever-changing demand in the type of skills needed. The value of a LMS stays with a company, even if some of its employees do not.".

Mastering the Skills Supply Chain Problem

CLO Magazine

In a large organization, employees have to learn how things are done, meet the people who know the ropes, occasionally fail and become familiar with the learning curve. You have to look ahead at retirements and turnover to identify future capability gaps every year, and work with talent acquisition to make sure they see the same gaps. Do you track and certify people over time? Competition for talent requires a long-term view of capabilities development.

Prepping Middle Schoolers for 21st Century Careers

CLO Magazine

Yet, the STEM skills gap still exists today with more and more industries in need of STEM skill talent. However, some organizations do see the problem, and not only are they working to address it, but they’re working to prepare young people for a better future workforce.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

In an omni-channel or multi-channel retailing world, sales associates must know more than your customers, who’ve likely done their homework before coming to the store. The holiday season is just around the corner and you’re staffing up to meet demand.

Top Three Reasons Why Your Company Should Offer Mobile Learning

ePath Learning

Thanks to cloud computing, we have become a digital society with an ever-increasing reliance on mobile devices. As the adoption of mobile devices has grown, there have been fundamental shifts in the way we live and work, and also how we learn. One answer: Mobile Learning.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. The approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize content. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem solving conducted in small groups.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

Also, since projections currently show that the web will be accessed by more mobile devices than desktops by 2014, this post will also explain how D2W has been designed to help authors create and distribute engaging eLearning anywhere… well, almost anywhere. Here, we return to simplicity, with tools that offer learning professionals who know PowerPoint the ability to create their own eLearning, without the assistance of programmers or coders.

Accelerating Product Knowledge with New Hires for the Holiday Season

Axonify

In an omni-channel or multi-channel retailing world, sales associates must know more than your customers, who’ve likely done their homework before coming to the store. There are two main problems with this approach: Associates are so overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information that their learning capability literally shuts down. So how do you ensure new associates know everything they need, plus accelerate their onboarding to get them productive as soon as possible?

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Of course, the problem with predictions, especially written predictions, is that you can look back and see how you did at the end of the year. So, it’s a far richer problem than indicated by my prediction.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

mLearning (mobile learning): Learning that’s conducted on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. Many instructors and course developers feel that it’s essential to offer learners mobile options. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

Challenge to Learn

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.

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What Is A Complex Concept and How Do You Teach It?

Ed App

This particular problem was hardly understood on Wall Street, exemplifying exactly what a complex concept is. How do the concepts link? Find gaps in learning and the areas you need to review to build on knowledge. The post What Is A Complex Concept and How Do You Teach It?

Design Corner: A Few of My Favorite Things: 21 Must-Have Tools for the Mobile Designer

TechSmith Camtasia

For the last three years, Ive worked exclusively in the realm of mobile app design, so most of my research focus has centered around the mobile space. These might not be the best categories, but they will do for now. Mobile-patterns.com. Mobile app usage analytics.

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Field Notes: What Do You Hope to Accomplish, Here and Beyond

Degreed

What do you hope to accomplish here and beyond? But oh boy do I ever love this kind of stuff. ” The more I understand why I join, serve, labor, or otherwise share my gifts, the more I can bring my full self to whatever I do.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

easygenerator

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table? What can we do for them? Reading Time: 10 minutes.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Wrote a book on mobile learning ( M-Learning: Mobile E-Learning ). Business Drivers -- Why Do This?

Next generation of promotional content will be mobile

Aptara

Next generation of promotional content will be mobile. The need for responsive content that works with mobile devices is clear considering how viewing habits have changed. The issue, DeMers stated, is a cognition gap. This might be a problem for organizations that wait too long.

Microdesign

Clark Quinn

And I think that’s a problem. It’s about how to do microdesign, that is, how to design micro learning. That is, if you need to know how to do something, you look it up. When do you provide more practice, versus another example, versus a different model?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Of course, no company can do so, but many of them still try. Theyll understand that cultivating loyal users and employees by treating them right so that when they do talk about the company (which they will) theyll have nice things to say.

What does the future hold for AI-enabled coaching?

CLO Magazine

AI-enabled coaching aims to do essentially the same thing, though it comes with its own set of benefits and challenges. are mobile platforms that use AI to connect users with human coaches. Where are the gaps, and what part of that comes from people?

#LSCon review: 70:20:10, agile, mobile, serious, performance and ecosystems vs “my clients want 1990 eLearning”

easygenerator

I attended great presentations on 70:20:10, agile development, mobile (TinCan), serious elearning, performance support and learning ecosystems, but the gap with the audience was huge. But: The clients (both internally and externally) do not get this.

Learning in Context

Clark Quinn

But there was a recent question about how you’d do it in a particular environment, and that got me thinking about the the necessary requirements. And there are also context-sensitive systems that track your location on mobile and allow you to use that to trigger a variety of actions. Now, to be clear, these are already in use for performance support, but how do we take advantage of them for learning. How could we know?

Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning

Ed App

The problems stem from the fact that the experts are rarely the ones who implement the teaching: that’s traditionally been left to corporate bureaucrats and, in the public sector, politicians. Change requests often get left in the to-do basked for a very long time.

Why Are So Many of Us So Bad At Learning?

SmartUp

Yet, most of us still don’t know how to do it. A lot of us — myself included — are guilty of seeing learning as a way to fill knowledge gaps, gain information, and “prove” we know what we are supposed to know. It’s not that he didn’t know better.

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