Malicious metrics

Clark Quinn

I don’t think they really know what animal/movie character/color/fruit/power tool I am. Like others, I have been seduced by the “what X are you” quizzes on FaceBook. I certainly understand why they’re compelling, but I’ve begun to worry about just why they’re so prevalent. And I’m a wee bit concerned. People like to know things about themselves.

Takeaways from Learning 2017

Association eLearning

No Metrics, No Proof. Having metrics to back up your work can help you get stakeholder buy-in for future projects. Return on investment (ROI) is one of the most commonly used metrics. Writing scenarios for a course, getting to know someone by listening to them, telling them about ourselves, watching a movie, etc. Data and metrics are meaningless if they don’t convey a story. I recently got back from the Learning 2017 conference.

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When Learning Met Development

Litmos

Ah, there’s nothing quite like the movie trope where a popular person transforms the Hollywood standard of a “nerd” into someone who can be considered “cool.” The aesthetics were nothing like the movies I typically watched, and I absorbed the trippy film with hesitation, yet I was mesmerized.

4 Tips for leaders to successfully manage change

Matrix

Whenever I hear about significant change, whether in a social or a corporate context, the opening lines of Lord of the Rings (the movie) come to mind: The world has changed. Employee metrics are essential.

2020 Learning System Awards (by Vertical/Industry)

eLearning 24-7

Ahh, remember the days when you could attend a movie without ever seeing one commercial ad as though you are watching television? Which reminds me, I often wonder how many people are even watching live TV (and not recorded) when it is not a sporting event or a commercial-free movie?

6 benefits of integrating HR, Talent & learning management systems

Docebo

The movie theatre giant has a reputation for hiring great talent and nurturing their popcorn scoopers and theatre cleaners into senior roles like managers of operations and field trainers. When tracking results, the most business-critical metrics Cineplex is attributing to its learning programs are its talent retention rate and its increasing success in promoting from within.

Let’s Talk Talk Tracks: 15 Sales Enablement Leaders Share What Works (and What Doesn’t)

Sales Hacker

Melissa Madian , Founder and Author at TMM Enablement Services, likens a talk track to a performance saying, “just like a movie script, a talk track is useless without emotion, passion and practice! After introducing and training the new talk track, did your metric increase or decrease?”.

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3 New Ways Docebo Supports Personalized Learning With Artificial Intelligence

Docebo

In our personal lives, personalization is overtaking nearly every facet, from how we watch movies and TV shows, to listening to music or podcasts, to the way we shop. If we are to look at the learning industry, AI helps us understand learner behavior beyond traditional metrics, such as course completion While the number of learners who completed a course is very important, if taken as a metric alone, it doesn’t tell the full story.

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Now What? Beyond Networks

Experiencing eLearning

Dag: Which movie to see -> your network; When does the movie start -> google. We need better tools and metrics if we want to get better outcomes. These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. This isn’t my usual comprehensive live blogging, just snippets of things that caught my interest. I wanted to actually participate in the chat and watch Twitter too, and I couldn’t juggle all of it at the same time.

Get Your Red Hot Skills Functionality

eLearning 24-7

Yes, skill gap analysis existed, from 1999 in fact, after all that was the main premise for an LMS, to identify skill gaps, but the metrics specifically around skill gaps tied to other variables in the system, in a data visualization standpoint that doesn’t look like a bar chart?

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

Creative Directors Accelerator creative director is like the director of a movie – they only have about 20 creative directors at EA. Built an exercise around Lego Mindstorms objectives metrics rules In his classes – need to learn about leadership and teamwork. Updates metrics on your scoring spreadsheet. Find metrics to measure. Bottom line – people lie – so need to measure on objective metrics.

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Artificial Intelligence in Talent Development

Learningtogo

We’ve been hearing so much about artificial intelligence (in the news and in movies) for years and we’ve heard some theories on how it might impact the learning and development world. So for example, it’s not what you’ve seen in the sci-fi movies and Star Trek.

2 Proven Strategies for Duplicating Your High Sales Performers

Allego

Does this sound like a scene from the movie “Mission Impossible?”. A blockbuster movie has actors working from a common script. Include relationship building as one of your sales performance metrics.

Employee Spotlight: Nick Day

Roundtable Learning

Without a goal or goals, we cannot define metrics for success. Most of this is a result of the fact that I have two little ones at home and I can only watch the same kids movie so many times…YouTube has become my go-to for things educational, and for entertainment.

How to drive up learner engagement in digital training

Matrix

Digital learning engagement requires different metrics. Even the latest movie in a successful Hollywood franchise needs trailers and a whole marketing team behind it.

Can you recommend an LMS?

eLearning 24-7

Just asking to recommend an LMS without the audience knowing exactly what you want is like following the mantra of saying can you recommend me a movie to go see, without telling people you hate dramas, comedies and documentaries. Folks seem fine with the vendor noting how awesome their support is, without extracting any metrics or verifiable data. . I’ve seen many a metric and viewed details that you the consumer would not have access to.

Best practices on measuring the impact of organizational learning

Matrix

Coming to the subject of stakeholders, there is a trend in current organizations to make reports and presentations that look and sound almost as if they were taken out of a sci-fi movie. Making it all simpler by selecting a few basic metrics, each showing a specific result compared to an explicit goal and the clear variability between the two will be a lot more appreciated. Learning measurement is one of those topics that constantly seems to need revisiting.

Webinar - Driving Self-Service Success in Technical Support

Adobe Captivate

In this webinar, we will talk about how Captivate has helped create rich media content/videos in knowledgebases to deliver great results on self-service metrics and improving training efficiencies - with no special skills required. The webinar will also show 'how-to movies' can help in increasing resolution rates and agent productivity. Context - Self-service success is at an all-time low with an industry average of 40%.

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7 best practices to create corporate training video content

Disprz

The same psyche works with movies. What would be your definition of this video to get successful — both in terms of metric sheet numbers and the value add? #2 Analyzing and drawing insights from back-end metrics like conversion rates and engagement levels would be more helpful. Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? You will be surprised to know. It is YouTube. Why is that?

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

The most impressive asset of HapYak is their analytics tool, with which you can track the metrics of your video. 20 Windows Movie Maker-free. Windows Movie Maker provides a quick and simple way to edit videos for your YouTube channel for Windows 7 users.

5 Tips for Running Mentorship Programs for Remote Employees

Chronus

Examining these metrics—particularly over time—will help you assess the program and determine where things are running smoothly, and where tweaks are needed. So provide lots of options like: What’s your favorite movie?

6 Change Management Best Practices to Learn from Big Brands

Gameffective

In 1997 Netflix was launched, offering customers monthly subscriptions so that they could rent movies to be sent to them by mail, rendering the then-norm of charging late-fees irrelevant. As technologies mature and knowledge grows, we will gain new metrics, systems and processes to further improve change management itself. 3 min 49 sec. Whether it’s a process, software or anything else, getting employees and partners to hop aboard a change isn’t easy.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

We’ve seen this movie before. This is BS — unless they’ve incorporated business metrics.). The Tragedy of eLearning. The 1999 Online Learning conference in Los Angeles was ground zero for eLearning. CBT Systems told the world it was being reincarnated as SmartForce, the eLearning Company. When we unveiled signs at the SmartForce booth, we were the only vendor who mentioned eLearning in the crowded exhibition area.

A Learning Strategy for Gen Z

CLO Magazine

From watching movies on Netflix to finding answers on Google, they are used to receiving things on demand. As always, companies should collect and make use of metrics that can identify any learning and cultural shifts in an organization. Despite the endless cavalcade of online think pieces about millennials, there’s a new generation that demands our focus and attention.

Preparing for Change

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’ve seen the movie Office Space you may recall the workers reaction when they learn the company is bringing in “consultants” and “you know what that means”. job loss, new performance metrics, survivor guilt etc.). When I was fifteen my father told me that one thing I can always count on is that things are going to change. In the moment I couldn’t fully comprehend what he was telling me. Since that time I have learned this to be true.

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Seven challenges of managing a remote team and how to overcome them

TalentLMS

This can include setting up metrics for how much work is expected to be completed each day. The KPI metrics you choose to evaluate the productivity of remote employees should also be the same criteria used for in-office employees. If you want a company culture that’s fun, try scheduling fun get-togethers, gift cards for employees to go bowling together, or hosting a virtual movie night. Remote teams are extremely common in today’s workforce.

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3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

If you’re using an LMS at your organization, you’re likely very familiar with the metrics that it reports: logins, course completions, time-spent and test scores/grades. These higher-order measurements are critical in a business setting to ensure that you’re building knowledgeable, capable employees that are demonstrating the right behaviors to impact real business metrics like customer satisfaction, basket size, or safety incidents.

Looking to the Future

Bottom-Line Performance

For example, the first websites I bookmarked on my smart phone when I got it were local movie theaters, so I could be at dinner and answer the question “what’s starting about the time we’ll be done eating.”. Performance metrics become more important than ever. All month we’ve been talking about new technologies for learning and teaching. But, particularly in the world of technology, what’s new today will be out of date sooner than we want to admit.

10 Online Course Creation Software

Ed App

Images, movies, multi-object interactions, and quizzes can all be included in slide-based lectures. This platform also allows you to upload content, construct a learning path, launch a course, and examine metrics and reporting.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

If you’re using an LMS at your organization, you’re likely very familiar with the metrics that it reports: logins, course completions, time-spent and test scores/grades. These higher-order measurements are critical in a business setting to ensure that you’re building knowledgeable, capable employees that are demonstrating the right behaviors to impact real business metrics like customer satisfaction, basket size, or safety incidents.

SimWord of the Day: Technology: Frames per Second

The Learning Circuits

It is a metric of fluidity. Movies are shown at 24 FPS. Frames per Second (FPS), also called "frame rate,” is the number of still, distinct images displayed per second to trick our eyes into believing objects are moving. A normal television show in the States (NTSC TV) is broadcast at 30 FPS (frames per second). PAL TV is 25 FPS. 20 FPS are considered by many to be the minimum to trick the eye, and is the minimum to enable the simualtion genre known as practiceware.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. Understanding this model is important in order to be able to apply it within different situations in order to help drive behavior change that ultimately leads to improvement in metrics. I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limestone Learning

As cool as it is that Netflix offers you exactly what you want, Netflix can’t go beyond its function—it’s not going to make you popcorn to go with that movie. Metrics show you what’s working, what’s not, and the platforms learners are using to access the materials. AI probably won’t help you with those “human” functions, but it can free you up by handling information-heavy tasks such as metrics, data collection and analytics.

7 Social Media Manager Tips To Stay Focused And Productive

mysimpleshow

Setting these kinds of metrics allows the individual to better manage their time. Choosing to stay up a little later to finish a movie or watch a few more episodes of a new Netflix series can have negative effects on one’s ability to concentrate.

5 Reasons Why the ‘Netflix of Learning’ May Be a Bad Idea

Instilled

2) You’re Not at the Movies. Engagement metrics can be part of the equation, but they should be used with caution. A key theme in Instilled’s current team discussions has been ‘Learning Like We Live’.

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Grids are gone, Welcome2 T-Quad

eLearning 24-7

The top quad will cover Functionality/UI and UX (learner side), then the next top quad in this category will focus solely on the administration side including UI/UX and data visualization/analytical data and metrics. They could continue to rise and achieve elite or they could slump and be right there on the Lifetime movie channel or whatever channel you have that shows movies that are between the direct to video circuit or handed out on a street corner. .

6 Change Management Best Practices to Learn from Big Brands

Gameffective

In 1997 Netflix was launched, offering customers monthly subscriptions so that they could rent movies to be sent to them by mail, rendering the then-norm of charging late-fees irrelevant. As technologies mature and knowledge grows, we will gain new metrics, systems and processes to further improve change management itself. 3 min 49 sec. Whether it’s a process, software or anything else, getting employees and partners to hop aboard a change isn’t easy.

7 Things You Must Do For Successful Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Use different camera angles, insert some on-screen text, or try to engage and provoke thought from viewers by inserting a relevant movie clip. Not every video player and hosting site track the same metrics, but many of them have similar data points for you to review. Here are a few common video metrics that are available and that you should track to measure your results: Plays/Views Unique plays Watch time Audience retention / engagement.

Creating Continuous, Frictionless Learning With New Technologies

CLO Magazine

While asking a home assistant for the weather, the best time to leave the house to beat traffic or what movies are playing at a local theater might not seem to have much application in the workplace, this nonlinear, point-of-need interaction is already playing out across learning platforms. With this trend in mind, the notion of “time on learning,” a more traditional L&D metric, becomes nearly irrelevant.

How Analytics Can Lead to Employee Success

CLO Magazine

” The central lesson from the above quote, voiced by Billy Beane in the movie “Moneyball,” is that analytics can be used to level the playing field and gain competitive advantage. Prior to the 2002 Oakland Athletics and team General Manager Billy Beane, the conventional wisdom in identifying talent in baseball accepted a misleading set of metrics — stolen bases, runs batted in and batting average. Need help identifying hidden talent?