Malicious metrics

Clark Quinn

The notion was what we irreverently termed the ‘Cosmo quiz’, those quizzes that appeared in Cosmopolitan magazine about “how good a Y” you are, where one takes quizzes and then adds up the score. 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.

What Are Your Training Metrics Actually Measuring?

Your Training Edge

Much has been written on the subject and many experts have weighed in on what they consider to be the most crucial training metrics ( here are my top 10 ). So, assuming that you are tracking some metrics for your training programs, what are they actually measuring and how can you gain more insight into what’s working and what’s not? Still others have argued for separating behavior metrics from performance metrics, and other modifications. Is your training working?

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The New Learning Metrics: Demonstrating Business Value and Impact

Degreed

Telling your workforce development story — in fresh ways with new metrics — can capture the attention of your business leaders and make your learning program an important business priority. Where We’ve Been: Metrics Important to Learning. The new learning metrics are less transactional.

Training Metrics and ROI: Formulas and Descriptions

Roundtable Learning

As a learning and development professional, do you have the right training metrics to show management the value of your training program? Why You Need To Track Your Training Metrics. The first step in setting metrics for your training program is to ensure that you have the right goals.

Training metrics you should include in your learning analytics report

Wizcabin

However, that makes it difficult to determine what training metrics are the most essential to be included in your report. In this article, we will talk about the vital training metrics that you should consider in your learning analytics report.

What are the Best Success Metrics for L&D?

Growth Engineering

A footballer scoring a goal is down to years of rigorous practice (or the goalkeeper’s lack of). The success metrics of training are somewhat clouded, however. The post What are the Best Success Metrics for L&D? L&D Evaluation behaviour change success metricsWith some things in life, it’s easy to see how effort equates to success. The more a houseplant has been tended to, the healthier and bigger it looks.

[Part – II] 15 Significant Metrics, Their Importance in Moodle Analytics

LearnerScript

Here is the second part of the two series blog “ 15 significant metrics in the Moodle analytics. ”. This metric or report comes in handy during the process of training. That kind of metric, its report, and push up for the least achievers are a good thing for your L&D.

Caution Slippery When Metrics

Training Industry

Mark Twain’s popularized phrase, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics,” may seem like an odd way to lead into something that supports the use of metrics, but it highlights the fact that just because there’s a bar graph, trend line or something else having to do with numbers, that doesn’t mean a set of metrics is infallible. How can we avoid making missteps with metrics?

Why Use A Net Promoter Score?

Dan Keckan

Sales Strategies Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Market MetricsDo you know the real benefit of measuring NPS? Loyal customers spend 67% more with a business than new ones and there is nothing better than NPS to measure customer loyalty.

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The Minimum E-Learning Metrics You Should Capture

LearnDash

At a very minimum you should be capturing the following metrics: Enrollment – pretty self-explanatory but worth mentioning. Quiz Performance – If your courses have quizzes then you need to know if they completed the quiz and their score. There may be more metrics that you want to capture as well so it is imperative that you have a LMS that can have their reporting easily extended.

6 Top Tips To Measure Online Training With LMS Metrics

Litmos

In this article, I’ll share six tips to measure online training with the help of LMS metrics. . How To Measure Online Training With LMS Metrics. It’s fairly easy to gauge employee performance by checking their online scores. So how can use LMS metrics to measure online training? You can also use the LMS metrics to determine if they’ve acquired new favorable performance behaviors and habits.

[Part I] 15 Significant Metrics, Their Importance in Moodle Analytics

LearnerScript

These metrics seem common for every Moodle LMS user. In this post, we list down 15 important learning metrics and their importance in Moodle analytics. If you get to know these metrics, you get the essence of the learning analytics. So what’s this metric do to you?

Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them

Kitaboo

But there has to be other means for tracking employee training metrics. Metrics are a standard of measurement which is used to assess the performance of your employees based on what they have learned and their ability to apply it skillfully. It is admittedly a difficult task, but there are multiple ways to track employee training metrics to measure the effectiveness of your training program. Given below are 7 Employee Training Metrics HR Experts Track: 1.

7 Ways To Use LMS Metrics To Create More Targeted eLearning Resources

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share seven tips to transform LMS metrics into a targeted plan of eLearning action. How To Use LMS Metrics For Targeted Online Training Resources. LMS metrics will show which method is the most popular and which one your online learners bypass. This metric is outside the LMS. High satisfaction scores indicate that employees might like to see more of the same or online training resources that feature similar topics.

Get Actionable Learning + Performance Data into Managers’ Hands with Axonify Team Metrics + Compare

Axonify

L&D must evolve its measurement practices beyond traditional metrics like completions, training hours, quiz scores and satisfaction. Today we’re taking this idea a step further with our newest insight capabilities— Axonify Team Metrics and Compare. Team Metrics provides extended reporting visibility to all levels of management and, in particular, senior business leaders across the organization who have never had access to this kind of actionable learning data before.

Learning Evaluation, Step 2: Define Metrics

Watershed

Here, we'll discuss the second step in the learning evaluation process—identifying the success metrics most appropriate to the organization. With the program goals aligned, now it's time to divide them into individual evaluation metrics to show the program's success and monitor progress toward the program's goal. How do I select success metrics? When choosing success metrics, we recommend a collection of metrics that cover as many of the five areas below.

Get Actionable Learning + Performance Data into Managers’ Hands with Axonify Team Metrics + Compare

Axonify

L&D must evolve its measurement practices beyond traditional metrics like completions, training hours, quiz scores and satisfaction. Today we’re taking this idea a step further with our newest insight capabilities— Axonify Team Metrics and Compare. Team Metrics provides extended reporting visibility to all levels of management and, in particular, senior business leaders across the organization who have never had access to this kind of actionable learning data before.

Why ‘Hours Worked’ is a Misleading Engagement Metric

Growth Engineering

We just need to get our hands on the elusive engagement metric. Employee B – Working Long Hours with a Low Engagement Score. Employee C – Not Working Long Hours with a High Engagement Score. Employee D – Not Working Long Hours with a Low Engagement Score. Their low engagement score implies they may not care much about the company and may be thinking of leaving.

Why ‘Hours Worked’ is a Misleading Engagement Metric

Growth Engineering

We just need to get our hands on the elusive engagement metric. Employee B – Working Long Hours with a Low Engagement Score. Employee C – Not Working Long Hours with a High Engagement Score. Employee D – Not Working Long Hours with a Low Engagement Score. Their low engagement score implies they may not care much about the company and may be thinking of leaving.

Get Data Smart: How to Measure Effectiveness Using Learner Engagement Metrics

Leo Learning

For most L&D departments, the focus is generally on measuring attendance and satisfaction scores. Examples of IHG’s Learner Engagement Metrics. User-generated video is a great way to encourage peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, but it can also be an unexpectedly powerful tool to help you measure the business impact of learning.

What is Net Promoter Score

ProProfs

With Net Promoter Score (NPS) you will be able to measure their loyalty and drive business growth. What is Net Promoter Score. Introduced in 2003 by Fred Reichheld while working with Bain & Company , global organizations use NPS (customer satisfaction metric) to measure, on a scale of 0-10, the degree to which consumers would recommend their company to others. Net Promoter Score works on the theory – Business sales are dependent on loyalty and consumer satisfaction.

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Multiple metrics can prove eLearning's appeal

Aptara

Multiple metrics can prove eLearning's appeal. The main metrics that determine whether eLearning is having its intended effect will vary by company because, as Harsh explained, each business is looking for something a little different. Once an organization knows which metrics it is most interested in, actually extracting the data from the eLearning course and crunching the numbers should prove fairly straightforward.

Best Practices to Improve Your Training ROI

Gyrus

Training's impact on intangibles will have to be converted into quantifiable scores to be added to the measurable metrics for a better picture of the ROI

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How to Measure Customer Value (And Why It Matters)

Talented Learning

Today we feature advice about customer value metrics from Laura Patterson , President of VisionEdge Marketing. And how can you reflect this in customer-focused metrics? So it’s not surprising that customer metrics are featured in many CEO scorecards.

Learning Analytics - Beyond Quiz Scores and Completion

Nomadic Learning

One thing we know is that quiz scores and completion, the traditional metrics for e-learning , are no longer enough. Interaction with the content can be things like how often a piece of content is shared or liked (which is typically a better metric of the value of a piece of content than clicks) and at which point in a piece of content learners stop paying attention. The four data points we can use to measure ROI in learning.

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How Important Is Data In Learning?

SmartUp

In our metric-obsessed culture today, data drives decisions, influences strategies, and commands what we see on social media. The growing fixation on metrics in learning means many things. In their quest to improve scores and rankings, some trainers have resorted to designing curriculums that are heavily focused on helping students pass tests, instead of well, you know, learn. Learning data data driven deborah tan gamification learning metric fixation metrics smartup

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Within only a minute, these executives could view the latest key metrics. We need to stop thinking about soft scores and start thinking about quantitative impact. 5 must-have metrics for every executive dashboard. WELCOME TO EPISODE 35 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

Why Data Should Drive Your Training Strategy

KnowledgeCity

That’s why tracking engagement—via metrics like login frequency and time spent in training—is key. Performance metrics help sort learners. A couple key performance analytics you’ll want to keep an eye on are: Assessment scores—who is doing well? In just one year, the number of learning and development professionals who said data plays a significant role in their work rose sharply – jumping from 47 percent to 83 percent.

COVID-19 didn’t challenge managers, it exposed them

CLO Magazine

Focus on key behaviors and develop key manager metrics. Further, managers tend to be evaluated by limited metrics – did they meet the revenue, sales and performance targets set for the team? Engagement scores would be one measurement, but it still gives an incomplete picture.

The nature of digital influence

E-Learning Provocateur

Some readers will scoff at my line of reasoning and will instead promote the use of objective metrics to measure influence. Klout uses this information to provide you a Klout Score that measures your overall influence. Sounds reasonable, but when Klout changed its algorithm last year, it was discredited by an avalanche of commentators – all of whom, I suspect, had experienced a reduction in their Klout Score.

Extended Reality System (XRS): What it is, Costs, Pros and Cons

Roundtable Learning

Pull important training metrics. What metrics will the XRS pull? Learning and development professionals can attest: capturing metrics from XR training is a challenge. The KPIs an XRS pulls will vary from platform to platform, but you should expect these metrics as standard: .

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The nature of digital influence

E-Learning Provocateur

Some readers will scoff at my line of reasoning and will instead promote the use of objective metrics to measure influence. Klout uses this information to provide you a Klout Score that measures your overall influence. Sounds reasonable, but when Klout changed its algorithm last year, it was discredited by an avalanche of commentators – all of whom, I suspect, had experienced a reduction in their Klout Score.

Top 7 KPIs for Retail Training Programs

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we will cover why retail training is essential, HR and retail-specific metrics that you can track to show your return on investment and even steps to consider when launching a retail training program. Customer satisfaction is the ultimate metric that drives B2C businesses.

How Employee Performance determines the Success of Your Training Program

eFront

The evaluation process usually involves both the manager and staff in scrutinizing and justifying employee performance metrics together. Also included in these evaluations are the ‘intangibles’ – performance metrics that aren’t based on any quantifiable indicators per se; but rather are observable behaviors and competencies required for an employee to do the job well. The same goes for each descriptor on the scoring or rating scale.

The 3 Key Employee Training Reports to Help Prove Value to Your Manager

Melon Learning

Here we discuss the top 3 metrics that can help you along the way in this endeavour. #1 Of course, the scores can also be analyzed at individual or group learner level, so concrete strategies are put in place to address the issues you’ve identified. #2 LMS eLearning MetricsThere’s no doubt that our lives have changed significantly over the last 5-10 years with the speedy (r)evolution in mobile technology and smartphone devices.

How upskilling turned everyday employees into ardent advocates for change

CLO Magazine

What’s Your Digital Fitness Score? With each new topic, the app gives users an assessment to gauge their existing knowledge, which Atkinson likened to a digital fitness credit score. “It’s The app uses that score to suggest content that will close gaps and help users build confidence with the topic. Internal metrics show these efforts paying off. Profiles & Case Studies agent of change digital fitness score digital revolution PwC upskilling

Learning Analytics: Evaluating the Business Influence of Learning Programs

Docebo

They don’t just understand their own metrics , they understand employee challenges and the goals of each department. The metrics that are important to your business should strongly influence the metrics that L&D uses.