SAP SAPPHIRE NOW: Highlights from Orlando

Litmos

As you all know by now, Litmos is part of SAP, as announced and finalized earlier this year. From Olympic medalists like Lindsey Vonn, to rock and roll legend, Bon Jovi, to SAP’s CEO, Bill McDermott, SAPPHIRE NOW was jam packed with inspiring and insightful speakers.

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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.

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SAP CEO to deliver keynote at C3 2017

Litmos

We're thrilled to announce that SAP CEO, Bill McDermott, will deliver the keynote speech at C3 2017 , which will take place September 18–20, 2017, at the Wynn in Las Vegas. In May 2014, he became SAP’s sole, and first non-European, CEO.

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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.

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Why Modern Leadership is So Hard

Learnloft

Just this week, I interviewed SAP CEO, Bill McDermott on the Follow My Lead Podcast and he said something interesting. “At Leadership Bill McDermott Development Employee millennial SAPIn many ways the current beliefs and thinking around leadership seem amazing compared to the leadership beliefs of prior generations. No longer does it feel like leaders have to rule with an iron fist, not care about the people being lead, or are afraid to show vulnerability in front of those people.

Design and “Gamification At Work”

Skilful Minds

Change Management Collaboration Customer Experience Ethnography Experience Design Gameful Design Learning Experience User Experience Game mechanics Gamification Gamification At Work interaction design Interaction Design Foundation SAP Community Network The Interaction Design Foundation is publishing Gamification At Work by Jankaki Kumar and Mario Herger for the public tomorrow. I just finished reading the book and taking notes thinking I might review it.

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.”

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Eye on the future

Learning with e's

Below is my keynote abstract for the C-SAP Showcase in Birmingham. C-SAP is the Higher Education Academy subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, and it's in it's eleventh and final year of existence. Birmingham Technology education C-SAP learning George Orwell future

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Virtual Learning Strategy For the Modern Classroom

InSync Training

We have been working with global organization SAP to support a redesign and redeployment of their training programs in order to make them more engaging, more successful, and more modern. Training Magazine Network Session Recap.

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.

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Neil Jacobstein #ChurchillClub Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Neil Jacobstein gave the keynote for the special Future of Talent event sponsored by SAP and hosted by the Churchill Club.

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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.

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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.

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The Truth about Trust

Learnloft

” – Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP. “Trust is the ultimate human currency.” A recent study by Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy revealed there are two things people judge you on when they first meet you. Those two things are: Can I TRUST this person? &

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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?

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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Using Storytelling to Add the Why to ERP Training

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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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.

The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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Helping Lockheed Martin and HCLabs play SCORM and xAPI

Rustici Software

In the case of hyperCision, a trend was spotted amongst folks struggling to solidify a consistent content player experience within SAP’s Learning Solution (LSO). The beauty of Twine is that it’s seamlessly pre-integrated into SAP’s Learning Solution with no up front work required.

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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.

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Top 10 Learning Systems for 2018

eLearning 24-7

Despite their recent acquisition by SAP (bought Callidus Cloud, who owns Litmos) and the unknowingess of how that will play long term (you know with SAP, SuccessFactors, etc.), I’m sitting here on my patio, with the sea of Cortez in my view.

Learning Solutions at Johns Hopkins

Kapp Notes

Another topic was around how he guided the creation of SAP training on the campus. His group re-wrote and created a new curriculum to teach people about the SAP implementation so they could do their job with the software.

How Two Businesses Scored Big with Gamification (Case Studies)

Paradiso

How the SAP Community Network leveraged Gamification ? SAP’s community is user rich. To give a heads up on SAP software, it is one of the complex softwares to deploy and hence, they needed a way where one customer could help the other customer to figure out the challenges in deployment.

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.

Cool Captivate Keyboarding Kits

eLearning Brothers

Because everyone knows that the poor sap who got stuck with the old, crummy, third-party controller was dealt a major handicap.

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.

12 BRILLIANT LMS INTEGRATIONS FOR A ROCKING ELEARNING EXPERIENCE

Paradiso

SAP is an enterprise resource planning software (ERP) which has a lot of integrated modules covering almost every aspect of business management. SAP which stands for Systems, Applications and Products, is considered to be the Number 1 software in the ERP market. .

Evolving Training Into the Perfect Hole

Living in Learning

Then comes something called GoLive, and heads and hearts that were “certified as ready”, struggle with crippled recall knowledge; some users settling for feelings of success when they can remember enough to sign-on to SAP or the EMR the first time. Deployment gets you to the end-of-training celebration party and the three-bite shrimp, the balloons, the creepy clowns, and the face painting.

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Analysis: Culture the Key to Digital Skills Disruption

CLO Magazine

Dan Wellers is founder and leader of SAP Digital Futures, a strategic insights group within SAP. Michael Rander is global lead for SAP’s Future of Work program. When you think of the future classroom, we’re willing to bet the first thing that comes to mind is technology.

Other Open Source LMS Solutions

eLearning 24-7

Dokeos - Offers user synch with HR management systems such as Oracle and SAP. Here is a list of other Open Source LMS vendors, besides Moodle. This is not an all encompassing list, rather I have listed a wide swath, that you may wish to consider, including ones that are intriguing. Nor are they in any specific order. This is part one. Part two discusses some pros vs. cons on Moodle and open source LMS/LCMS in general. ILIAS 4 e-Learning. Pojosoft.

Excerpt from Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Kapp Notes

SAP—an inter-enterprise software development and implementation company—needed to provide their project managers with a learning experience to address a specific challenge—managing teams whose members were scattered across the globe. With team members in Germany, Japan, America, and India, a SAP project manager must contend with issues such as cultural differences, time zones, disparate expectations, communication styles, and other issues a local team may not encounter.

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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.

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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.

Facilitation Quality Matters 5 Steps to Ensuring Top-Quality Training Delivery

Training Industry

SAP recently implemented highly impactful leadership programs at all leadership levels at the same time. That’s what I have done in the past, and it’s now a best practice when SAP launches programs. SAP works with a high-quality vendor who typically delivers the first sessions of the program. Eliza Hines is manager of the global facilitation team in SAP’s learning organization.

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Building Convenience Stores for Learning

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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