Friday Finds: Productivity Hacks

eLearning Brothers

Blog eLearning Featured business productivity tips and tricksI first stumbled upon this service several years, and I really think it hasn’t gotten the glory it deserves. To be fair, it’s not exclusively a business tool or an eLearning tool.

How Can Training Help in Increasing Employee Productivity?

Your Training Edge

Training is recommended by many experts to increase the productivity of the employees. The success of any organization is determined by the productivity of its employees. Before moving further, let us first understand the what exactly employee productivity is?

How to Increase Your Employees’ Productivity

Your Training Edge

Contrary to how this may seem, this machine-like routine is far from beneficial for our productivity, as it in fact has a detrimental effect on our focus, motivation, and ability to solve problems efficiently. This step alone will do wonders for your office morale and your productivity rate.

Can Elearning Improve Productivity?

Origin Learning

One of the most elementary goals of any business is to increase its productivity. In an effort to increase it, innumerable studies have been conducted across organizations of different industries to determine the causes of low employee productivity.

State of the Front-Line Manager

how individual contributors perform, increases that show up in engagement, retention, and productivity. success and well-being; Be productive and results-oriented; Be a good communicator and listen. productivity, engagement, and. State of the.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. Our reader Linda Tromanhauser of ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.) writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning.

Why Product Managers Should Include Training in Their Launch Plan

Bottom-Line Performance

And then there’s the really bad surprise when you’re a product manager and you find out your company’s sales reps are misrepresenting the product you so carefully developed! So how do you avoid bad surprises when you’re planning your next product launch?

Products

Clark Quinn

I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. However, there are a couple of mentions worth making: GOOD. I won a copy of Navigon. I’d always wanted a GPS, but didn’t want to buy one, figuring they’d get outdated. I was glad to get it, as Google Maps wasn’t allowed to do turn-by-turn on the iPhone. I’ve used it a number of times, and have been very satisfied.

3 Questions that Keep Product Managers Up at Night

Knowledge Guru

Product managers are passionate people. They are passionate about the products they create and the problems they solve for their customers. Product managers spend thousands of hours researching, testing and developing their products before its time to commercialize.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

retention, productivity, and employee engagement. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. employees have the knowledge and skills. they need to succeed. Our experience.

Stealing From Product Design

The eLearning Coach

Like all designers these days, learning experience designers are under pressure. We must find the most effective ways to meet the needs of a target audience, to improve workplace performance and to measure outcomes in terms of business metrics. That's a tall order.

Path to Virtual Classroom Production

InSync Training

Each of our producers has their own unique story, and their own perspective to bring to the field of virtual classroom production. We chatted with one of our expert virtual learning producers about the journey that lead her to InSync and how her HR background translates to virtual learning.

Designing a Product Launch Curriculum

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. Here is a section on designing product launch curriculums: Designing the curriculum. Product Launch Training White Paper curriculum design product launch

Why Administrate Publishes A Product Roadmap

Administrate

Shortly after announcing it at the annual LITE conference in September, the product team at Administrate has begun to publish our product roadmap for the world to see. The post Why Administrate Publishes A Product Roadmap appeared first on Administrate. All Product UpdatesPublic roadmaps are still rare in the software industry because change happens so quickly, and part of being an agile company is Read More. Published on December 6, 2016.

Learn the ‘Fika’ aspect to productivity…

Origin Learning

Ever heard of coffee breaks being a vital factor for raising productivity? Still wondering the linkage, significance and relevance of coffee breaks or fika to an organization’s productivity ? Talks or chats near the cooler are passé’!

Planning A Video Production

The eLearning Coach

Video video productionThe next time you need to shoot a complex video, plan like a pro. Here's your cheat sheet.

5 Online Learning Nuggets for Product Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

This infographic gives you information on online learning nuggets that can be used for product training and the reasons they are perfect. Training Solutions online nuggets Product Training

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Confusing once you dive into the product – see below. Problems abound within the product – not bugs mind you, just poor processes (IMO). One of the features I do love about the product is the ability to drag and drop – yet this is the only screen you can do it from.

The Year in Productivity

Vitalyst

Collaboration’s productivity-boosting potential grew in 2017—not just in theory, but also in practice. Both products are relatively new to the enterprise space, and the number of integrations is expected to climb. The post The Year in Productivity appeared first on Vitalyst.

Your Product Launch Training Questions Answered

Bottom-Line Performance

A few weeks ago, several hundred people joined Leanne Batchelder and myself for a webinar on product launch training. Hosted through Training Magazine Network, the session is called Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: How a Curriculum Drives Success.

How a Time Management eLearning Course Can Boost Productivity

eLearning Brothers

People who manage their time effectively are productivity ninjas. Productivity. Be sure to schedule some breaks throughout so you can stay productive and not force hard work when your body or mind isn’t up to it.

Increasing Productivity in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Highly engaged employees were found to be 26 percent more productive at work than their disengaged peers. So what exactly is motivating employee productivity? How does this help productivity in the workplace? Business employee productivity increasing productivity productivity

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Productivity

Learning Rebels

Time for a productivity smack down! Well, not exactly Christmas in the traditional “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Christmas, but that other Christmas…Productivity Christmas! How is this productive? By allowing this we self-sabotage our productivity efforts.

5 Productive Content Centered Templates to Simplify Your Work Day

Swift eLearning Services

We release the next set of Articulate Storyline ready-to-use templates to help budding developers and instructional designer. Click on each image to get template details.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Integrating GoAnimate Animations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP. Our reader Linda Tromanhauser of ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.) writes:  "We often use GoAnimate videos in eLearning. One thing I discovered on my most recent project is that in Storyline, you can insert a GoAnimate and have clickable items on top of it, on the same slide. So the video plays, and then the learner can select an option. I thought that was cool." "   That does sound cool!

Evaluating SaaS Products for Purchase

Administrate

Jesse joined the Administrate team as an Account Executive in September 2015. He’s sold cars, yachts, advertising, and SaaS. So you think you need new SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)? Whether you’ve been down this road in the past or you’re new to the process, this post is intended to provide some pointers. I’ve Read More. All Staff Insight

3 Productivity Tools for Training Professionals

Administrate

As our careers page attests, we’re big advocates of people who just ‘get things done’ A high level of productivity is vital if we’re to continue to deliver success to our customers, especially given that our team works a four day week. The post 3 Productivity Tools for Training Professionals appeared first on Administrate. Why work harder when you can work smarter?

From Three Phases to Four: The Toolkit Approach to Product Launch Training

Bottom-Line Performance

For a long time, product launch training has been conducted with an event-based model. They are planned and run by marketing folks who need reps to effectively position the new product but don’t have a realistic plan to make it happen. Product Launch Training

Product Launch Training Template (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

If you have spent much time developing training to support product launches, you know that the need extends far beyond a single launch meeting. This is why we frequently design product launch curriculums using a three-phased approach.

How to Outline a Video Production Plan

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to my video production plan, I am now aware of some issues I’m going to have with the “choose your own adventure” format. I wouldn’t have thought of that if I had not outlined my production. The post How to Outline a Video Production Plan appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Product Review: BlueVolt

eLearning 24-7

Ability to offer ads for products or ads to specific sections for folks to visit – for each child (sub-portal) - yes – every child can be skinned to look a different way then the parent. At one time BlueVolt was just a spark, a system among many other systems in the market.

Do we need product evangelists for each product/service?

Docebo

In the last few years markets have become more competitive as product lifecycle is reducing and go to market timing is becoming more and more important. But the real factor that makes marketing more complex is that products and services are becoming more technological and therefore complex and so they require more knowledge to be used. The potential customer (in both the B2B and B2C markets) needs to be familiar with the product in advance: they have to know it BEFORE they buy it.

Product Review: Totara

eLearning 24-7

Blog – This was on the trial and for a nice product like this – it should be removed for the trial. While that makes sense, what hurts the product is the overkill of information. the product as a whole is of great value.

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Think like a product manager

Spark Your Interest

Instructional designers create instructional or training products. Whether we like it or not, product design and product management is our industrial cousin. Build a minimum viable instructional product. Does your instructional product do that?

Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success

G-Cube

Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency.

How to Develop Effective Online Courses to Impart Product Training

CommLab India

To learn how to develop effective online courses for product training, checkout this presentation. Training Solutions Product Training

Free Webinar: How to Price Education Products

Association eLearning

Pricing for education products is all over the map. But pricing is too essential to leave to guesswork. In this session, we look at why you should eschew “downside pricing” (e.g., cost-based approaches) and embrace “upside pricing” that looks at the value you deliver to the buyers.

Book by Dan Bixby on Product Training

Work Learning

Too often, product training is based on the false assumption that sales people and customer service reps simply need to be fed information about product features and benefits. Fortunately, Dan Bixby has come along and written a book to help design product training that actually works.

Using Microlearning to Accelerate Productivity

Litmos

And, like a snack, micro-learning boosts productivity by getting information to learners when they need it. The post Using Microlearning to Accelerate Productivity appeared first on Litmos.