The Gamification Of SAP
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
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.
8 Leadership Lessons from SAP CEO Bill McDermott
AUGUST 1, 2016
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.
Gamification In Application Software Training
AUGUST 29, 2013
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].
Design and “Gamification At Work”
JUNE 24, 2013
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.
External Customers Need Learning, Too
MARCH 22, 2017
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.
From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone
AUGUST 17, 2016
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.
A Do-Not-Do List for eLearning Designers
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
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.
Leaders Who Listen and Learn A Quick Fix to Strengthening Team Development and Growth
MARCH 21, 2017
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.
4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs
DECEMBER 15, 2016
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.
A Simple Checklist to Follow While Implementing Gamification
APRIL 3, 2017
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?
The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems
MARCH 13, 2012
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.
Remember, CLOs – You’re Teaching Humans
AUGUST 22, 2016
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.
How Companies Are Using MOOCs
JANUARY 5, 2015
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.
Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning
APRIL 29, 2014
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.
Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?
JULY 15, 2014
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.
Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption
JANUARY 26, 2017
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.
7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era
MARCH 2, 2017
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.
Developing A Blended Learning Framework For Various Learning Goals
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
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.
Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
billion SAP-SuccessFactors acquisition , this could be the next wave in smaller companies building broader HR technology suites.
How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
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.
5 Essential Qualifications to Look for in an Instructional Designer
APRIL 18, 2013
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.
Learning Objectives – What They Are and Why You Need Them
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
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.
Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 28, 2015
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
JUNE 15, 2016
Vermeulen said these chemicals block electrical transmission, sap our energy and make it hard to think and to learn.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities
FEBRUARY 8, 2015
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.
Machine Learning Could Mean a Lot for People Management
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
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.
Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings
JULY 16, 2013
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?
Resilience Training Can Help Ease the Fast-Paced Work Life
MARCH 8, 2017
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.
Using Storytelling to Add the Why to ERP Training
AUGUST 13, 2012
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.
Review of the Book – Implementation of an ERP System with Focus on End-user Training
AUGUST 10, 2016
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.
5 Tips to Boost Your Sales Training Effectiveness with E-learning
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
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.
Enabling Virtual and Blended Learning Success
JUNE 28, 2016
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.
Building Convenience Stores for Learning
JULY 10, 2012
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.
Importance of corporate training for employees and organization
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 24, 2015
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.