LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Internet Learning Alliance: They were all working independently, decided to work together and practice what they preach. improve learning process.

RETHINKING LEARNING CULTURE

Learnnovators

When speaking of a code of conduct, we always refer to business-critical tasks, such as behavior in operational dealings with vendors, customers, competitors and colleagues. It’s first of all a little ironic that ‘business-critical’ absolutely never includes learning…!

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Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

An organization’s communities today cannot be restricted to its internal employees but would extend to include contractual and contingent workers, partners, vendors and suppliers, and also customers and competitors ? — ? Collaboration communities of practice complexity Emergence Organization Design organizational learning Systems thinkingToday, the very definition of organizations has changed.

What Bothers Chief Learning Officers?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Chief Learning Officers who belong to the Linkedin Learning, Education and Training Professionals Group were asked by Jason Silberman to describe their three biggest “pain points”. While not a scientific survey of Learning Officers, the 97 comments (to date) give us an indication of the kinds of issues that trouble learning leaders in organizations. Not knowing what results to expect from learning interventions, whether designed internally or purchased from vendors.

The Benefits Of End-To End-Learning For Large Organizations

Dan Keckan

An end-to-end learning solution can support digital transformation initiatives much better than fragmented ones spread out across vendors and partners. A good L&D partner should be able to plug all learning gaps, not just some. Learning And Development Corporate Learning And Development Learning Solutions Organizational Learning

Eight Leader Habits of a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Eight leader habits are essential to a learning culture. These are behaviors ingrained in the routines and rituals of organizations that are continually learning and learning how to learn. Leaders in these organizations do the following: Send the message - Leaders communicate the importance of learning to the organization. Build trust - Employees will invest time and effort in learning if they trust their managers. This learning cannot be left to chance.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Like its predecessors social learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, it’s being tossed around as the new big thing, something we must all get on board with or face extinction. I do believe microlearning is an important tactic for workplace learning and has a place alongside other approaches in the workplace. Generally, the term “microlearning” refers to micro-perspectives in the context of learning, education and training.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

This in turn makes it difficult for them to be learning agile or to adjust to a rapidly changing and ambiguous world. It cannot be argued that the digital world calls for constant exploration, experimentation and learning. And individuals with a growth mindset are more likely to put in extra effort to learn new things, take charge of their own learning, and possess a resilience that helps them to overcome challenges.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. What is your vision for the learning community?

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How Entrepreneurs Can Stop Spinning Their Business Wheels

The Performance Improvement Blog

Employees, customers, vendors, and partners not following through on what needs to be done. Employee Engagement Leadership Organizational Learning Teamwork alignment core values entrepreneur Gino Wickman leader strategic plan Traction visionI have written about the power of visioning in recent blog posts. Gino Wickman, in his book, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business , explains in a very practical way, how entrepreneurs can turn a vision into reality in their businesses.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 4 – Examples

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Here we’re talking about the role of examples in learning, and we’ll continue on through emotional elements, and finally putting it all together. Examples are a part of learning, as we know, and learning design is, or should be considered complex.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning.

What Can We Learn From Toyota?

The Performance Improvement Blog

What can we learn from Toyota’s fall from grace? To say that they grew too fast and too big, as many commentators have said, does not help us learn from Toyota’s experience. Organizational effectiveness is more than a consistently high quality product. It is also management listening to its employees, customers, and vendors, recognizing problems, which in any complex system are inevitable, and acting quickly and decisively with the customer in mind.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

Running Corporate Learning as a Business: Top Trends for 2016

PDG

And tempting as it was to remain in the woodwork this year, after reading a few dozen “learning trends” posts, I felt there was something missing. There were predictions a-plenty on what technology we would love, on the needs of the Millennials, and the learning modalities du jour. But it seems like nobody is addressing the real question: How will learning align with and drive the business? Successful Learning Organizations will have a seat at the table.

3 Things That Will Matter to Learning Leaders in 2018

Vitalyst

In the beginning of 2018, many publications’ year-ahead articles included ample predictions about the transformation of organizational learning and development (L&D). L&D vendor selection has become critical. As L&D needs expand, so too does the demand for learning vendors who can provide quick, personalized, task-focused solutions for every employee, whether they are in-house, remote, full-time or contingent.

What is the Role of an Outsourced Learning Administrative Provider?

Infopro Learning

The world of learning and development has significantly changed over the last year. Organizations who successfully adapted to the current disruptive business environment leveraged learning solutions that strategically support business processes and goals.

More Marketing Malarkey

Clark Quinn

Most importantly, perhaps, is also the benefit of spacing learning to increase the likelihood of it being available. However, the conversation goes on to say: “It’s time to put together an appetizing platter and create learning opportunities that are useful and valuable.”

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10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

We received a Request For Proposal (RFP) from a leading Banking and Financial organization last week to deploy an enterprise wide Learning Management System. It was a two page document with just a mention of different forms of learning (Elearning, Classroom Training) that they wanted to conduct through the system. Would this document allow a vendor to map their solution as per the organization’s true requirement? Head Training/Learning & Development.

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From L&D to Harmonized Workforce Development

Infopro Learning

Historically, HR teams have relied on static organizational constructs and external providers to support their organizational needs. Networking and connecting organizational capabilities (e.g., Best of all, it empowers individuals to influence their own work and learning.

Paradiso vs Docebo- Who’s the winner?

PSB

The demand for the best learning management system increases as it offers cost-effective and flexible online training solutions. It has become overwhelming to select the right LMS vendor that can meet your unique learning needs. Introduction.

LMS Implementing and Analysis

Your Training Edge

Before you even begin the selection and implementation process for your LMS, you should first turn your attention to the analysis and assessment of various aspects of your organization, its structure, and its learning needs. Plus, you’ll also need to assess your own learning and development organization’s needs in regard to the system, but we will discuss that as a separate step in your process.

Building Strategies for a Successful eTraining Implementation

Global eTraining

Single-Sign-On (SSO) was implemented, with redirects from the client’s internal HRIS (Human Resources Information System) to the GeT Learning Management System (LMS) platform , making the access to the training seamless and simple.

How to make sure your LMS provider delivers what you need

Matrix

The learning management system (LMS) market has greatly evolved recently. Ultimately, any investment in organizational learning will pay itself off over time. It’s tempting to look at the very appealing vendor catalog and pick one of the LMS versions they feature.

4 Steps for Marketing Learning Programs

Infopro Learning

How L&D Leaders Can Increase Learning Engagement and Drive Business Results by Thinking Like a Marketer. Marketing learning programs can help establish a culture of continuous learning by creating a consistent demand for it. Let’s assume you spend $100,000 on custom learning content and you have 5,000 employees, that is $20 per employee. So, what does marketing your learning programs look like? Blog Learning Experience

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How Technologies Will Change the Learning Function’s Role

ATD Learning Technologies

Envisioning the future of talent development, and the workers who will need training in 2020 and beyond, calls on talent development leaders to artfully apply business savvy, learning know-how, and sheer imagination. A backward glance at the extensive changes seen during the past decade alone in world markets, organizational operations, and learning design and delivery methods portends a rapidly approaching future that is both exciting and daunting to anticipate.

7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation

Knowledge Guru

In an ATD survey conducted for its 2014 research report, Playing to Win: Gamification and Serious Games in Organizational Learning ( link ), 71% of organizations reported that they prefer to develop serious games in-house. In the same survey, only 20% of organizations were already using serious games for learning, while 25% were using gamification. That means most organizations have never used games for learning before and plan to do it without help from a vendor.

4 Steps for Marketing Learning Programs

Infopro Learning

How L&D Leaders Can Increase Learning Engagement and Drive Business Results by Thinking Like a Marketer. Marketing learning programs can help establish a culture of continuous learning by creating a consistent demand for it. Let’s assume you spend $100,000 on custom learning content and you have 5,000 employees, that is $20 per employee. So, what does marketing your learning programs look like? Blog Learning Experience

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Paradiso vs Docebo- Who’s the winner?

PSB

The demand for the best learning management system increases as it offers cost-effective and flexible online training solutions. It has become overwhelming to select the right LMS vendor that can meet your unique learning needs. Introduction.

Poor Learning Content Management Can Hamper The Organization As A whole: An Insight

G-Cube

All learning professionals agree on the many benefits of continual learning in the organizational scenario. Training and learning is beneficial for both employees as well as the organization as a whole. While the benefits are many, the deficiencies that the organization faces as a result of poor learning efforts has a direct impact on business objectives as well and one of the prime reasons behind it is lack of learning content management. e-Learning

Defining the modern learning suite

Learning Pool

In analyzing the present day of learning systems and their technology, it becomes necessary to take a look at what a modern learning suite should look like. The starting point for Learning Pool’s vision of the suite takes us back to the beginning of our story.

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Kapp & Driscoll nail Learning in 3D

Clark Quinn

Karl Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll have launched the age of virtual worlds in organizational learning by providing a thorough overview in their new book Learning in 3D. Replete with conceptual models to provide structure to the discussion as well as pragmatic guidance to how to design and implement learning solutions, this book will help those trying to both get their minds around the possibilities and those who are ready to get their hands dirty.

The Customer Education Experts Directory

learnWorlds

With the guidance of the top experts in customer education and LearnWorlds as your go-to learning management system, you can create amazing learning experiences for your customers just as easily. Alessandra is passionate about helping people transform through learning.

When to LMS

Clark Quinn

I know Dave ‘gets’ the value of social learning, but also wants folks to recognize the current state of the LMS, where major players have augmented the core LMS functions with social tools, tool repositories, and more. The main one, to me, is that you’re tied to the tools provided by the vendor. Call it something else (Dan calls it a Learning, Content, & Collaboration system or LCC)! You can manage courses, but not learning.

How Technologies Will Change the Learning Function’s Role

ATD Learning Technologies

Envisioning the future of talent development, and the workers who will need training in 2020 and beyond, calls on talent development leaders to artfully apply business savvy, learning know-how, and sheer imagination. A backward glance at the extensive changes seen during the past decade alone in world markets, organizational operations, and learning design and delivery methods portends a rapidly approaching future that is both exciting and daunting to anticipate.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) While there are countless articles about the future of the LMS, it was arguably George’s blog post titled Future of learning: LMS or SNS ?

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. Our goal was to help learning technology buyers and sellers understand what this dynamic landscape means for their purchasing decisions and the future of organizational learning, itself. Vendor by vendor, we evaluated solutions — absorbing everything we could find on our own dime.

Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

“One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.” Tin Can API (or ‘Experience API’) is one of the most extensively discussed technical topics amongst learning professionals all over the world today. This is mainly because of the relevance it carries in today’s world of ‘Learning Transformation’. All informal learning is happening across multiple devices (such as desktops, tablets, mobile phones, etc.).

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

When we published our list of ‘Workplace Learning Trends in 2018’ in January this year; we listed the following: Augmented and Virtual Reality. App-Based Learning. Bite-Sized Learning. Learning as a Service is a trend that we believe will really reach its full potential in 2019. Expect this trend to crystallize further as product-driven companies create an entire learning ecosystem that charges customers/users to learn how to use the product effectively.