Microsoft Teams enables the joint creation of animated videos with the simpleshow video maker


The Berlin-based tech company simpleshow has also responded to this trend and now offers its simpleshow video maker in the Microsoft Teams environment. Microsoft chose to rely on simpleshow video maker coming from the market leader for explainer videos.

Social Tools in the Workplace: a Microsoft survey

Jane Hart

Social Tools in the Workplace is a recent Microsoft survey that reveals how information workers around the world view social tools. You can see the results in overview in this infographic below or read the survey results as a PDF.â?¦ ¦ [.]. Social learning


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AI in Practice: How Microsoft’s Project Cortex Can Change the Way You Work


Late last year, Microsoft announced Project Cortex, a new service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide you with insights and expertise right in the Microsoft 365 apps you use every day.

Microsoft Mouse Mischief: Having Fun While Learning in the Classroom

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

When the mail announcing Mouse Mischief from Microsoft arrived in my inbox, I said to myself - Ah ha! The idea of the Microsoft product is real simple. The teacher creates a PowerPoint presentation which contains questions, surveys and drawing activities. students in the classroom can be connected to your presentation via their mice, and they can simply start answering questions, completing pictures or filling out surveys.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? Take the Survey! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:14 PM Labels: facebook 2comments: Davidsaid. No, Google is. They have collaborative Apps, tons of free services and they let developers/anyone run freely with their widgets.

4 different ways to view and download “Survey Stats”


We have recently introduced new features to ProProfs Survey Maker. Now, you can download four different kinds of statistical charts for every question in a particular survey you create using our survey software. Since, the statistics are neatly represented in different kinds of charts, it helps you to accurately understand and analyze the results of your survey. It’s an excellent way to show frequency or preference, for example a rating survey for your company.

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The ability to activate the Track Changes command in Microsoft Word.   If you would like to learn how to create effective quizzes and surveys, attend Jennie's  live online class. Quizzes Surveys Writing & Grammarby Jennie Ruby  Many of us start writing a quiz when we are sitting in front of our quiz-making software, and the software asks us whether we want a multiple-choice question or a true/false.

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Why the Growing Interest in CRM Solutions for Associations?

WBT Systems

There’s been a growing interest in association management systems (AMS) built on top of customer relationship management (CRM) platforms that track this type of engagement, like Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics. Because of the increased AMS market share of these CRM solutions, the most recent TopClass LMS release includes a standard integration with Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics. However, trailing just behind were Salesforce with 5 percent and Microsoft Dynamics with 4 percent.

eLearning: Attention, Attention!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Microsoft and an article  published online by Time , we now lose our concentration in a mere  8 seconds. "   According to the article, "Microsoft found that since the year 2000 (or about when the mobile revolution began) the average attention span dropped from 12 seconds to eight seconds." by Kevin Siegel        A few years ago I wrote about the  perfect playtime for an eLearning lesson (or module).

4 Ways Micro Certification Can Build Your Course Offerings


According to a survey of 6000 IT professionals by Linux Academy and Cybrary Survey, most people taking IT micro certification courses are motivated by a desire to keep up with changing technologies, or a preference for learning at their own pace.

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Dynamics 365 and Viva Insights: Two tools to power businesses in 2021


Though Microsoft Ignite was at the beginning of the month, the announcements from the tech giant are still generating a lot of excitement. From the revealing of new features in Teams to the release of Microsoft Mesh, their mixed reality tech, there were a lot of things to get excited about.

Certifications: Your Way to a Valuable Career

Your Training Edge

In an ATD survey, talent development professionals say 56 percent skills of their workforce don’t match the changes required for the future change. In a Microsoft Certified Professionals survey, 91% of hiring managers said certification is a criterion for hiring.

A Range of Options for Scenarios and Storytelling

Experiencing eLearning

Imagine this example in a course on Microsoft Word: We’re going to review how to customize footers in Word. If you have 2 minutes, could you please answer this 2-question survey ?

10 Training Evaluation Tools

Ed App

It has customizable training survey templates, such as the free text, slider, multiple-choice, and quadrant matrix, that you can include on each course to gather feedback, suggestions, and ratings from your learners. Provides best practices for creating effective surveys. Kodo Survey.

Cybersecurity compliance: Is your first-line defense in top form?


79% of workers report that they use digital collaboration tools in a 2021 survey according to Statista. Microsoft’s Digital Defense Report shows that “threat actors have rapidly increased in sophistication over the past year, using techniques that make them harder to spot”.

My Experience as a Design Thinking Newbie (part 1)

Matthew Guyan

To reach people and to find out more, I created a survey. Now I know surveys can be problematic (this was even mentioned in the book). I used Microsoft Forms as the survey tool with an option for people to leave their name so that I can contact them to discuss their experience further.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 4, 2020

Mike Taylor

The results are in for Jane Hart’s Annual Top Tools for Learning Survey. Even Microsoft recommends staying away from Internet Explorer for modern web tasks! “Anyone who isn’t embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.” Alain de Botton. Knock on wood.

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To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet With Them in Their First Week


Dawn Klinghoffer is the general manager of the human resources business insights at Microsoft. Candice Young is a senior data analyst at Microsoft. Xue Liu is a senior data scientist at Microsoft. At Microsoft, where we hire thousands of people every year, we lacked a good way to measure the perceptions of our new hires’ experiences. Statements we used to gauge engagement included “I feel proud to work for Microsoft” and “I expect to work for Microsoft for __ years.”.

Apty vs. Zeal: Which digital adoption platform is better for your business?


In a recent survey of CIOs , respondents said that people need to learn and use 10-15 applications to do their jobs. Some might love Microsoft Edge and others won’t use anything but Chrome.

The Great Resignation is Happening. Is Your Company Ready?


Out of 1,000 US adults polled in a Morning Consult survey in May, 39% said they’d consider quitting if their bosses weren’t flexible about them working from home. Only 2% of the 2,100 remote workers surveys wanted full-time office work.

Virtual Classrooms Today: A Report from an Expert

Convergence Training

All of which brings us to the fact that Cindy Huggett has recently conducted surveys and published the results (an her thoughts) in an article titled The State of Virtual Training 2020. Here are a few of the key points we gleaned from Huggett’s survey and article.

Looking ahead: How can you transform your employee experience in 2021


The same survey reported half of leaders and IT staff believe technology will be the key to create more reliable work. To pave the way for the future of work, Microsoft has pumped up or produced tools to help organizations prepare for what is to come in 2021 and beyond.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 2

Superb Learning

Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams offers a solution for working together in Microsoft 365. Available for business or education, it offers unlimited chat and search, video calling, team and personal file storage, and real-time collaboration with Microsoft Office.


Decode Skilling Strategy, Drive Sales and Strengthen Organizational Growth

Origin Fractal LXP

As of March this year, tech giants like Microsoft, Amazon, Shopify, Twitter, and more are increasingly adopting extended work-from-home policies. In a NABE survey, about 80% of respondents said that their companies had adopted some form of remote-work post-crisis.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2020

Clark Quinn

It’s time, once again, for Jane Hart’s excellent Top 10 Tools for Learning survey. And, so that’d put Microsoft Word at the top of my list. And, so, it’s time once again for my reflections. Here are my take on the top 10 tools that support my learning.

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Why Enabley is one of the best platforms for the post-pandemic Retail market?

Time to Know

The survey “State of Global Customer Service Report”, conducted by Microsoft with 5,000 people in five countries (Brazil, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and United States), corroborates this view. Why enabley is one of the best platforms for the post pandemic retail market.



And, in fact, my recent survey has shown that people believe that only 13% of what they learn comes from DIDACTICS, but around 20% comes from DISCOURSE, 30% from DOING THE DAY JOB, and 37% from DISCOVERY. JANE HART - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Easily add users from Gmail, Outlook, Excel & more


On clicking this, a popup will appear asking you to enter email id’s one by one or Bulk upload users using Gmail, Microsoft Live or Microsoft Excel options. Click on either ‘Gmail’ or ‘Microsoft Live’ options. Here’s what happens if you select the ‘ Microsoft Excel’ option. This feature is available across products namely Quiz Maker , Survey Maker and Knowledge Base. Exciting news, course creators!

5 Actionable Continuous Learning Tips from the Experts


Yet according to this McKinsey survey , less than 50% of organizations are utilizing peer-to-peer in an official capacity. Make it feedback-oriented “Microsoft Founder Bill Gates reminds us that we are all works in progress: “We all need people who will give us feedback.

Time for a healthy perspective on diversity


Microsoft is now emphasizing hiring people with disabilities , and making conscious provision for staff mental health. Half the survey’s respondents, irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity, identity or sexual orientation, reported systemic barriers to a sense of inclusion.

Leveraging Video-based Custom eLearning for Corporate Training

Infopro Learning

Recent surveys have found that 98% of the organizations surveyed plan to implement video as part of their digital learning strategy in 2020. (1).

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Infographic: Social Tools in the Workplace


Microsoft recently conducted a major global survey on enterprise social use and perceptions. Microsoft wanted to find out more about the uses — or lack of use — of social tools in business. The survey results are can also be read as a PDF here. A global Microsoft survey on Social Tools in the Workplace. What social tools were most common, what tools were restricted and how far would people go to get their hands on those tools?

Deploy brain-friendly leadership models in your organization

CLO Magazine

As part of a nine-month industry research project, we interviewed 17 talent professionals and surveyed 568 leaders and individual contributors at different levels and across a wide range of industries about their leadership models. Microsoft is about innovation, empowerment and growth mindset.

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6 Tips to Help You Plan a Successful Online Course


You can also identify your ideal student through research and surveys, or by asking questions of your blog readers. I don’t like teaching others how to use Microsoft Excel pivot tables. Success in online education begins with thorough and thoughtful planning.

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Driving genuine diversity and inclusion

Learning Pool

It should permeate every decision an organization makes, whether that’s Microsoft bringing technology to disabled people or Unilever focusing on inclusion because its products are used by different people around the world. A recent survey by Glassdoor backs this up.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 12, 2020

Mike Taylor

Microsoft Crashes The Employee Experience Party. Last week Microsoft announced Viva, a single employee experience platform “designed to empower people and teams to be their best.” The L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2021. “First delight, then instruct.” Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

Chatbots and Virtual Assistants in L&D: 4 Use Cases to Pilot in 2018

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve reached a point where the virtual assistant on our smartphone can usually understand what we’re saying , devices powered by Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant can be had for as little as $50, and app developers can leverage powerful conversational AI platforms created by Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft (among others) for their own applications. Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and others are making big bets on conversational AI.

5 Things We Have Learnt After a Year and a Half of Working From Home


Additionally, 400 surveyed corporations estimated that communication barriers cost the average organization $62.4 In a recent survey by TalkTalk, over 50% of employees reported an increase in their productivity since working from home. “Experience is the teacher of all things.”

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5


Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. Adding in interactive elements such as flip cards, pop tips, and surveys helps engage the reader.

The Importance of Employee Experience in Today’s Digital Workplace


Firstly, there are several factors that make employee experience a challenge today: Many organisations have not made employee experience a priority for HR leaders, it is often delegated to an annual employee engagement survey. What is Employee Experience?