2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond. You can download the white paper here. Click the image to download the white paper! Almost every eLearning project has a performance support component now.

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A not-so-white paper on succession

CLO Magazine

The dolls were identical, except for skin tone: one white, one brown. Overwhelmingly, Black children selected the white doll for positive traits and desirability. How many times in training and motivational talks are we regaled with the legends of older white male leaders?

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New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP president Sharon Boller has written a new white paper titled Using Game Mechanics and Game Elements in Learning Games. It explains, in clear terms, how to design games that will support your desired learning outcomes. How to closely tie game mechanics to mirror the cognitive tasks learners will need to perform on the job. Download the White Paper. The white paper is available as a free download on the Knowledge Guru website.

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Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Your product might be ready to launch, but what about your sales and support reps? No matter how good your product and its message are, its success or failure will still rest in the hands of your sales and support teams. Nancy Harkness , Vice President of Learning Services at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on the use of a curriculum to support a product launch. Click here to download the white paper!

Using Game Mechanics and Game Elements in Learning Games – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Knowledge Guru

Sharon Boller , creator of Knowledge Guru® and President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on using game mechanics and game elements in learning games. Through a variety of case studies and real-life examples, the white paper demonstrates how learning game designers can design game mechanics and game elements that support real learning outcomes. Click the image to download the white paper! Download the White Paper.

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Guild Announces Performance Support White Paper by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The potential for performance support has never been greater, but. eLearning Guild’s free new white paper, Selling Performance. Support: Building Stakeholder Buy-in. Getting Started Performance Support Professional Development your leaders are still resistant. So how do you persuade them? Rosenberg examines ways effective ways to make the case in The.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Each cell is supported with video examples. re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. Podcasting and education - White Paper 74.

What Will Corporate Learners Remember from your Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The white paper includes eight strategies to improve learning and remembering. A thorough performance analysis pinpoints lack of skill and experience as one of the drivers of the unac- ceptably high turnover. Click the image to download the white paper.

Guild Announces Mobile Storm White Paper by Kat Gore

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has released a complimentary white paper, Harnessing the Mobile Storm: The Power and Potential of. This white paper paints a colorful picture of the power and potential of the mobile storm now reaching the. Emerging Topics Mobile Learning Performance SupportMobile Learning. shores of most learning and development groups.

White Paper: eLearning Reporting Standards: SCORM and Tin Can

The Learning Dispatch

In this white paper Linda Warren and Mike Hruska discuss the significance of the Experience API also known as xAPI and “Tin Can”. The jump from SCORM to xAPI is a big one and learning managers and designers need to be aware of the limitations of SCORM and how xAPI is designed to address them.

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Unicorn to launch new ‘Learning Ecosphere’ white paper at Learning Technologies

Unicorn Training

How Data Analytics Helps Boosting Your E-Learning Experience

G-Cube

From comparing learners’ performance and administering appropriate attention to setting test benchmarks, analytics is fundamental in learning mechanisms. Analytics provides varied methods to monitor learners’ performance as well as provide tools that encourage continuous improvement. To know more, click here to download the white paper for free. White papers AnalyticsWhitepaper on Analytics in Learning.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. Enter ‘Embedded Performance Support’ — performance support that is embedded in the business process (and hence the workflow of the employees) that helps make support more efficient and effective.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. Fierce BioTech had a blog post in August 2012 featuring 10 smartphone apps developed by several big pharmaceutical companies to support their clients. These apps are true performance support tools for customers.

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Foster Training Success By Extended Enterprise LMS

G-Cube

To ensure the optimal performance of this pool of extended enterprise , it is essential to provide tailored e-learning training programs to them. When you see this talent supporting your organizational success, the outputs can vary from improved recruitment to increased branding. It provides timely assessments, performance appraisals, career goals, and talent reporting. The training content is associated with Key Performance Indicators (KPI). White papers

THE EVOLVING FACE OF EMBEDDED PERFORMANCE SUPPORT

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith “ You can’t teach people everything they need to know. business problems are more complex and hence demand quicker, effortless, and effective performance support solutions than ever before. LearnQ : a mobile-based performance support app for our Quality Management System (QMS) that provides an ubiquitous way to access information while on the go.

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

Some attendees were the victims of an LMS that had been acquired from a merger which had affected the product support. Lacks technical support. A use-case can be as simple as a white board exercise, walking through the steps a learner, administrator and content creator would perform to complete various tasks in the LMS. For more information on those steps and other tips, check out our white paper: “8 Steps to Selecting your Association LMS.”

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. The metrics of our scale are the organization’s core objectives: Reducing time-to-performance. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 2 Information Overload

Infopro Learning

Although information overload cannot be avoided completely, there are ways to ensure that this section of the learning curve can be shrunken and performance can be accelerated. Performance Support: Nothing will aid learners more during on-the-job training than performance support tools. Software training can be aided by Electronic Performance Support Systems, while job aids can bolster functional training.

Making the Case for Performance Support by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

With insights from today’s leading performance support experts, Marc Rosenberg underscores the need for a new performance framework in a white paper from The. eLearning Guild, At the Moment of Need: The Case for Performance Support. Design Strategies Getting Started Performance Support Professional Development Even the best training initiatives are no match for work environments where well-trained employees.

Performance Improvement Strategy: Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

In this Performance Improvement webinar, Andy kicks off the session by giving a list of key terms in the field of Performance Improvement. HPI – Human Performance Improvement. PI CME – Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education. A FitBit records real world performance data of the individual wearing it. The wearable technology gives constant feedback about your activity levels and performance and it provides rich analysis of the user’s data.

Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve: Part 5 Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline

Infopro Learning

Timing is Everything Series: Intro , Anxiety , Information Overload , Knowledge Formation , Optimum Performance , Growth, Stagnancy, or Decline, (Structured vs. On-demand Learning coming June 14th). Once optimum performance is reached, learners can either grow, stagnate, or decline in their on-the-job performances. Download the Timing is Everything White Paper.

Deployment Vs. Implementation – Is There a Difference?

Living in Learning

Okay…so my trigger got tripped this morning on a white paper put out by HR.Com…which, by the way, was very well done. Discovery & Consulting Learning @ the Point of Work Rants & Ramblings deployment implementation LinkedIn performance support performer support PSO work contextWhat tripped my trigger was not what was included in the article, “An Overview of HCM Technology Deployment and Factors Influencing the Strategy, but what was left out.

4 Simple Steps That Boost Workforce Performance

Avilar

High performing organizations understand that success depends on the knowledge and skills of their employees. They also realize that formal education doesn’t entirely prepare employees with the appropriate skills needed to perform optimally within their specific industry or organization. Performance management, project management, team leadership and application of business acumen are examples of these skills.

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Web Courseworks

Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has pushed medical education toward performance improvement education , in which clinical performance metrics are used to point clinicians to learning that could help them improve their practice. The question on many healthcare educators’ minds is whether performance improvement education will continue to be an important model after the expected changes to the Affordable Care Act.

Can You Perform Without a Performance Ecosystem?

Trivantis

But without the expert knowledge needed to build a learning and performance ecosystem, will your organization still perform well? Your office likely already has its own ecosystem—one built around the people, workflows, and technologies that support your day-to-day work. A learning and performance ecosystem introduces new capabilities that integrate learning and performance solutions into the work environment, where the vast preponderance of learning actually takes place.

How Building Your Organization’s Coaching “Muscles” Can Strengthen Performance

Cylient

Did you know that your organizational culture can increase the likelihood of having a high organizational performance by 97%? This finding is one of the conclusions from a recent research study conducted by RedThread Research , “The Makings of Modern Performance Management.” Let’s look at how taking a coaching approach to strengthening these essential cultural elements can build your organization’s coaching and performance “muscles” at the same time.

Are You Failing Millennials with Your Performance Management?

Avilar

So, today’s workplaces must be perfectly aligned to support this generation of employees, right? However, most are woefully behind in adapting their performance management processes and tools to retain and develop Millennial workers. If you’re doing performance management wrong, you will probably lose some great employees to competitors who have figured out how to provide the feedback and opportunities that Millennials crave.

Human Performance Improvement (HPI) Basics: The Rummler & Brache “Nine Variables” Model

Convergence Training

Vector Solutions (remember, Convergence Training is part of Vector Solutions) is dedicated to helping our customers improve their workplace performance. And that’s where something like Human Performance Improvement, or HPI , comes in. Mobile Training & Performance Apps.

Preview of the Learning Solutions and the Learning Performance Ecosystem conferences

Challenge to Learn

Next week I will be attending the Learning Solutions conference and the co-located Learning Performance Ecosystem conference. The importance of adding performance support to the mix. Learning Performance Ecosystem March 25 -27, Orlando. He will help us to visualize and contextualize your organization’s Learning and Performance Ecosystem. I have checked out the conference program for you so you can see if there is anything of interest for you.

The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model

Learning Wire

This article aims to illustrate the real truth about ROI and share the developed Learning Performance Model (LPM). Although L&D is involved in supporting change initiatives business representatives are in many cases still doubting that L&D creates measurable value for an organization. The context of the Learning Performance Model. Business goals relate to a firm’s performance, and include for example profit, productivity, quality, innovation or customer satisfaction.

When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. From ILT to eMag for “just in time” support. Blend ILT With Performance Support. But you can certainly use this example and supplement ILT with performance support tools like an eMagazine to decrease the amount of live sessions you support.

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

Axonify

once a student has successfully completed the course, the circuit is complete and they move to the next course) simply doesn’t work in a corporate setting where business requirements change continually and employees must always have critical knowledge top of mind to perform on-the-job. We’ve established that the LMS was originally designed to support a system architected on the “credit hour” in higher education.

Missing: New Hires. Is Your Onboarding to Blame?

Infopro Learning

Your onboarding program should be helping you retain your best hires for better performance, from the moment they say "I Do (accept this contract of employment.)" Some hires with otherwise great potential, like Toby, quit early because of a lack of support. In addition, if you are interested in using onboarding to increase employees speed to proficiency, see our white paper Timing is Everything: Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve.

Missing: New Hires. Is Your Onboarding to Blame?

Infopro Learning

Your onboarding program should be helping you retain your best hires for better performance, from the moment they say "I Do (accept this contract of employment.)" Some hires with otherwise great potential, like Toby, quit early because of a lack of support. In addition, if you are interested in using onboarding to increase employees speed to proficiency, see our white paper Timing is Everything: Accelerate Employee Performance Using the Learning Curve.

Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Many of the webinars also have a supporting resource, such as a white paper, project sample, or lookbook, to go along with them. Access White Paper. Access White Paper. Access White Paper. This LTEN webinar was given by Jennifer Bertram of Bottom-Line Performance and Lori Goddard of Roche Diagnostics in November, 2014. Access White Paper. 2015 was the year of the webinar for us.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

To help you sort through the clutter, I’ve gathered the ten top articles from both our Bottom-Line Performance and Knowledge Guru blogs from the past year. When Remembering Really Matters – White Paper from Sharon Boller. Speaking of instructional design, Sharon went even more in depth in this white paper. Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success – White Paper.

Using technology to turn Learning into Performance- Adobe eLearning Advisory Board

Adobe Captivate

More and more organizations are using technology-based solutions for employee training, performance support, talent identification and development, and performance improvement. The paper highlights the key opportunities and burning questions faced by Learning Development leaders today. technologies, workplace performance and support technologies, and Blended Learning; and underlines the need to base programs on measurable evidence.

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

Axonify

once a student has successfully completed the course, the circuit is complete and they move to the next course) simply doesn’t work in a corporate setting where business requirements change continually and employees must always have critical knowledge top of mind to perform on-the-job. We’ve established that the LMS was originally designed to support a system architected on the “credit hour” in higher education.

A Look Ahead: The Now and Next of Learning and Technology – Resources Shared at #LSCon

David Kelly

Performance Support. Big Data and Performance Support by Conrad Gottfredson. Performance Support Goes to the Oscars by Mike Yonker. The Resurgence of Performance Support: Allison Rossett by Bill Brandon. Marc My Words: Google Glass as Wearable Performance Support by Marc Rosenberg. The Learning & Performance Ecosystem.