The Gamification Of SAP

Upside Learning

Came across this really interesting article about gamification at SAP. SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe is saying “If I look at how my kids are consuming software, if it’s not desirable immediately, they throw it away.

SAP 95

8 Leadership Lessons from SAP CEO Bill McDermott

Learnloft

It didn’t take long before I was completely hooked and had immersed myself into the Winners Dream – A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office, by SAP CEO Bill McDermott. Leadership Bill McDermott Development SAPI certainly am not in the reported 25% of Americans that didn’t read a book last year, but my typical reading behavior consists of getting approximately a quarter of the way through a book…. And then life gets in the way.

SAP 15

Trending Sources

Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

SAP, the largest business software maker worldwide, has been actively pursuing gamification in recent years. Here is a YouTube video on Demo Jam – A demo of the SAP gamification platform that leverages a forecasting client: • [link].

7 Leadership Lessons You Can From a Great CEO

Learnloft

There might be no better example for modern leaders to look up to and learn from than SAP CEO Bill McDermott. Since he became the sole CEO of SAP in May 2014, he’s gotten it done in the results category (shares have risen over 30 percent)–and his commitment to making a positive impact on the world and influencing others to action is second to none. Leadership Bill McDermott lolly daskal management SAP

The People You Should Lead For

Learnloft

From last week’s episode with Entrepreneur Mac Lackey, to SAP CEO Bill McDermott, to Chick-fil-A’s DeeAnn Turner, and the 20 other guests before them came eerily similar answers: “Both are hard, but being a leader at home tends to be harder.” Leadership SAP parenting family successI leaned back at my desk, stared up at the ceiling and I said out loud, “It should be this easy all of the time.”

External Customers Need Learning, Too

CLO Magazine

If you train your business network — whether it’s partners, dealers or franchises — you’re ensuring that your customers have the experience that you want them to have,” said Emily Wilson, director of solutions management, SAP SuccessFactors.

SAP 38

From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone

CLO Magazine

Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, and David Osborne, senior vice president and general manager of global education at SAP, share their views on the importance of employee learning to business transformation and changing employee expectations for learning.

SAP 45

A Do-Not-Do List for eLearning Designers

SHIFT eLearning

It is as important not to do the wrong things—the ones that sap your energy needlessly or the time-wasters—as it is to do the right things. You have a Moleskin for your to-do lists. Or maybe you prefer an app. You probably get all (or most of) the items ticked off in the list.

SAP 43

4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

For example, at SAP we host a monthly “Women’s Professional Growth” webcast series which, to date, has reached more than 10,000 people in 40-plus countries. Anka Wittenberg is the chief diversity and inclusion officer for SAP.

Leaders Who Listen and Learn A Quick Fix to Strengthening Team Development and Growth

Training Industry

According to a recent study by SAP SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics, “Leaders 2020,” companies that cultivate a diverse workforce and take a broad range of employee perspectives into account are better poised to succeed in a global economy – and keep employees happy and engaged. Every interaction leaders have with their team members impacts trust, engagement, retention, innovation and much more. Learning how to lessen the impulse to respond immediately is important as a leader.

SAP 23

The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Social Learning

Once upon a time, a major manufacturing company implemented SAP to handle all of their North American operations. Several years passed and the company implemented new SAP modules and fine-tuned existing modules.

SAP 40

Remember, CLOs – You’re Teaching Humans

CLO Magazine

Once enrolled in classes, learners receive access to SAP learning rooms where they can ask questions, receive guidance from experts, and share their expertise with fellow learners. Bernd Welz is the executive vice president and global head of scale, enablement and transformation at SAP SE.

Teach 39

A Simple Checklist to Follow While Implementing Gamification

CommLab India

Take this popular example of SAP. Back in 2013, SAP – one of Germany’s enterprise giants – had to figure out how to leverage the 2 million unique users who frequented its social network – the SAP Community Network (SCN).SAP’s SAP’s answer?

SAP 18

How Companies Are Using MOOCs

LearnDash

In fact, some of the biggest corporate names (including Google, SAP, and Yahoo) are having their employees take courses via MOOC platforms. When most people think of massive open online courses (or MOOCs), they tend to think about them in the context of the educational space.

Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?

LearnDash

For example, there are many companies out there today that run SAP for their enterprise resource planning. As you would expect, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of training providers who have created interactive, pre-packaged elearning for SAP.

Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning

Social Learning

For example, an ERP system like SAP can be a difficult concept for end users to understand. If we use this analogy, mater data in an SAP system can be compared to the huge lake at the source of the river. My mom was a junior high and high school home-economics teacher when I was a kid.

SAP 67

Developing A Blended Learning Framework For Various Learning Goals

CommLab India

Introduction to SAP. Different modules of SAP and what they are useful for. ILT sessions demonstrating the working of the software.Ex: Classroom sessions demonstrating the creation of a purchase order (PO) using SAP.

SAP 22

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

In 2016, SAP SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics surveyed 4,100 global executives and employees for a study titled, “Leaders 2020: How Strong Leadership Pays Off in the Digital Economy.” Julie Abel-Hunt is the global lead, implementation and learning at SAP.

Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption

CLO Magazine

The big ERP vendors, such as Workday, Oracle, LinkedIn and SAP have all moved in this direction as well. Workday’s new learning platform is essentially a video delivery system; Oracle’s new video learning platform is a YouTube-like system; and SAP JAM was originally designed for video sharing.

5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer

LearnDash

Application Experience – If your developing training for a new system, such as an ERP like SAP or Oracle, then make sure your ID has experience with similar projects.

SAP 100

Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them

CommLab India

After completing the course, the learner will be able to create a Purchase Order in SAP. Based on the objective, the developers of the course can identify the right content – content needed to enable the learner create a Purchase Order in SAP.

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Social Learning

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task.

Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

billion SAP-SuccessFactors acquisition , this could be the next wave in smaller companies building broader HR technology suites.

Saba 33

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Peformance Improvement

The approach of Jenny Dearborn at SAP is an example of this. In January 2016 issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine , Kate Iverson quotes Dearborn: Justifying and inciting change in an engineering organization like SAP requires hard metrics.

The Connection Between Neuroscience, Good Vibes and Learning Culture

CLO Magazine

Vermeulen said these chemicals block electrical transmission, sap our energy and make it hard to think and to learn.

SAP 34

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities

ID Reflections

SAP developed the openSAP MOOC platform to educate its ecosystem of developers and partners on SAP technologies" ( Ref : [link] Not all MOOCs need to be custom-built either. The world has gotten complicated.

Roles 102

Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings

eLearning 24-7

While I still have some concerns on the game plan of SAP with SuccessFactors in the long term, there is just no way not to include them in the top ten systems. Otherwise they – SAP/SF can create the user interface – but guess what?

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

According to Jenny Dearborn, the chief learning officer at SAP, companies that invest in creating strong learning cultures are more productive, innovative, and profitable.

Machine Learning Could Mean a Lot for People Management

CLO Magazine

Duggan cited Accenture, SAP and Deloitte as companies that have done away with traditional performance management systems that included features like rankings in favor of technology to improve transparency around employee performance evaluations.

Review of the Book – Implementation of an ERP System with Focus on End-user Training

CommLab India

After introducing the SAP system, it takes us through the technology of the system and introduces us to some of its features such as the Data Repository , Tables , Business Workflow , and ABAP/4 Development Workbench.

SAP 26

5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning

CommLab India

In 2010, SAP’s global sales team had to quickly transition to sell a suite of mobility products from a corporate acquisition. The SAP Roadwarrior game was designed to help sales representatives confidently engage in mobility conversations with customers.

SAP 33

Using Storytelling to Add the Why to ERP Training

Social Learning

I’ve seen week-long SAP training courses covering over [.] Let’s face it…ERP training is typically boring at best and utterly overwhelming at worst.

SAP 18

Enabling Virtual and Blended Learning Success

InSync Training

Jennifer Hofmann, President of InSync Training and Malte Bong-Schmidt, Virtual Learning Lead, Global Customer Operations & Strategy for SAP, recently spoke with BYTE session attendees about a virtual and blended learning initiative they worked on together. BYTE session recap.

SAP 2

Resilience Training Can Help Ease the Fast-Paced Work Life

CLO Magazine

It can create agitation, sap energy and even cause physical pain. Workplace stress takes a toll on the mind and body. This is not the “good stress” that motivates people to do their best; the friction between job requirements and the person doing them can exact emotional harm as well.

Building Convenience Stores for Learning

Social Learning

Fortunately, systems like Oracle eBusiness Suite and SAP are becoming much more flexible. As an example, a colleague recently worked with a client to embed learning and support content directly into SAP transactions screens.

SAP 32

Importance of corporate training for employees and organization

Your Training Edge

Her work has been published on various sites related to Big Data , Business Intelligence, Project Management, Cloud Computing, IT, SAP, Project Management and more. With the advent of high end technology in corporate organizations, complicated things have become much easier to manage.

Two Noteworthy Game News Items

Kapp Notes

2) Forbes published an article about the “ Gamification of SAP ” the large software program used to run all types of organizations from university systems (like mine) to manufacturing to healthcare. The article states: One method that has worked is for SAP to create experimental applications designed to enhance everyday SAP functions. Here are three game related news items that I think are of interest.

SAP 9