The Learning & Development Podcast: Lessons From The Line Into L&D with Paul Jocelyn


The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. Featuring L&D leaders from across the globe, each conversation focuses on hot topics in the profession. David James: Welcome to The Learning & Development Podcast.

Knowledge-at-work: Beliefs around learning


Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Perennial KM issues | Main | Social search - KM thinking » November 24, 2006 Beliefs around learning If you are involved with KM, you likely will have reflected on the connection(s) between learning and knowledge. learning is social—it benefits from conversations. learning is social, intellectual and emotional.

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge sharing - a re-think


Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Social search - KM thinking | Main | Reflecting on corporate memory » December 10, 2006 Knowledge sharing - a re-think Knowledge sharing is the primary, most basic knowledge practice - without a sharing ethos, much of KM promise fails. The knowledge sharing advantage is to invent bestpractices for interpreting and annealing concept graphs.

Knowledge-at-work: KM in wikipedia


Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Questionnaires & knowledge mapping | Main | Knowledge and knowing » July 30, 2006 KM in wikipedia How would you write the definitive entry for knowledge management in Wikipedia? The current version still leaves much room for improvement. The initial section does not cover the KM domain adequately IMO. What are the related domains?

20 Best Learning Management Systems of 2020

Vantage Circle

An LMS (Learning Management System), is a medium to train or upskill employees by delivering educational courses, training programs , or learning and development programs. LinkedIn Learning For Business. eFront Learning. iSpring Learn. Mobile Learning.

Taxonomy & KM


The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. Tagging or folksonomies, have all the advantages of effective. individual recall and value without the imposition and overhead of a rigid, formal process and the complex rules that go with it. on the hidden costs of and lost opportunities that go along with this. Firms that have taken the plunge, made the investment and then followed.

From our research: Talent management is more than efficiency


Erik is leading a team focused on understanding - through detailed, data-driven analysis - how specific talent management behaviors drive business results – and then working to build those learnings into our product for the benefit of our customers. Note: This post was written by SuccessFactors’ Director of Customer Results, Erik Berggren.

From Our Research: Teamwork is a good thing. Sometimes.


Erik is leading a team focused on understanding - through detailed, data-driven analysis - how specific talent management behaviors drive business results – and then working to build those learnings into our product for the benefit of our customers. Note: This post was written by SuccessFactors’ Director of Customer Results, Erik Berggren.

Reducing Risk, Optimizing Productivity in the Finance/Insurance Industry – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

For finance and insurance organizations, the past decade has ushered in a whirlwind of change. Following the subprime mortgage crisis of 2006, scrutiny over financial management, risk assessment, and security measures vastly increased, and rate changes from the Fed have made tight profit margins even tighter for U.S. With such a significant percentage of operating costs going to human capital, productivity is essential.

Do Your Learning Metrics Invoke Emotion?

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2006, my organization's Leadership Academy—a 10-month long in-person and virtual cohort program—returned (quantitatively) four times the investment in the program. Part of this was in part due to the great relationship we had with our CFO, who helped us identify some traditional and some unique metrics to measure. Wanting to do my part as Chief Learning Officer, I offered to scale back or even suspend the Leadership Academy.

“Have an amazing product”, With Douglas Brown and Natalie Ruiz of ‘AnswerConnect’

Thrive Global

Have an amazing product. Through amazing people and technology, we are able to provide our clients with a live, professional voice on the other end of every phone call 24/7/365. The benefits of our service are real and measurable. We’d love to learn a bit about your company.

“Being productive is not about doing a lot of things”, with Fiona Adler

Thrive Global

The thing we often miss is that being productive is not about doing a lot of things. Yes, over time it might seem that productive people get a lot of things done, but this is the cumulative effect of just doing a few small but important things each day.

10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)


We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a successful 2017. Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.). 2016 was a highly transformational year, and the workplace was not immune from these shifts. The Workplace: Then & Now. This is down only 6% from 2006. We did it!

To turn docs into apps, Coda had to rethink productivity from scratch

Fast Company The Future of Work

When you think about it, the history of productivity software is surprisingly short on disruptive moments. Google Sheets, for instance, may be web-based and collaborative, but its conceptual bones are the same as those of Microsoft Excel (established 1985), which itself followed the lead of Lotus 1-2-3 (1983) and VisiCalc (1979). That’s not a knock on Google; it’s just proof that the spreadsheet has remarkable staying power as a workplace tool.

Should Big Data Be Used To Measure Employee Productivity?

SAP Innovation

From smartphones to smart watches, GPS tracking, autonomous driving vehicles, Bluetooth headsets, and online teleconferencing, technology is becoming increasingly integrated into daily life and basic human functioning. With the amount of interfacing we do with technology growing rapidly and exponentially, it has become easy for companies to track and collect data related to our behavior. The recent leak that exposed the U.S. 2006).

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Revolutionary Wellness

This warning is usually meant for those individuals with extreme heart conditions because the risk of a cardiac-related complication is extremely small for the rest of the population. Regular exercise will play a CRITICAL role in reducing the amount of fat on your body, increasing the amount of daily energy you have, as well as building LEAN muscle on your frame. It’s shown that regular physical activity reduces the risk of tons of damaging health outcomes.

The Sizzling Benefits of Blended Learning


Greetings, learning teams. Here’s a news flash: many of you have a super learning tool at your disposal. This amazing learning tool is probably already at use in your organization. You may even call it by its fancy name: Blended learning. Simply put, blended learning uses a mix of training strategies (such as traditional classroom learning and online training) to deliver results. Those binders were fast becoming relics of the past.

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“I see the difference in productivity when I got a few quality hours with my little ones rather than working day and night”, with Ana Pompa Alarcón Rawls

Thrive Global

As a CEO and mom I believe in doing the maximum of things I can with the time I’m given, but I also believe that when my brain asks for some time off it is important to give it the time, so I can come back to my tasks with a clearer mind.

Bob Bradley of Bradley Public Relations & Marketing: “Always be learning”

Thrive Global

Always be learning ?—?A A huge victory or a devastating setback are both an opportunity to learn and grow as an entrepreneur. Taking the lessons available during the ups and downs can build resiliency and open the doors to growing your business further.

#AmericansInLondon A Collaborative Look at HR Learning in London

HR Ringleader

Come to find out I wasn’t really hungry for food, I was hungry for learning. All leaving very little time to feed my learning needs. I was REALLY, REALLY hungry when I saw Bill Boorman’s Facebook post at the end of February about how the fast-approaching March #trulondon was shaping up. The great thing about the tru track format is that it’s part knowledge, part experience, part improv and ALL about the discussion. We’ve Got the Dreamers Disease.

What I Learned About Education From Beats By Dre

Thrive Global

This is the fourth article in a series of blogs that explore how career advice from different sectors and companies can be highly relevant to education. In my last post, I wrote about the movies – specifically how the communication method used by Pixar can help teachers better communicate with, and motivate their students. Beats clearly mastered the art of marketing and making its brand relevant. The company was acquired by Apple for $3 billion dollars.

Top 101 Work From Home Statistics: Guide to Telecommuting


Telecommuting is now a reality and these work from home statistics tell us that it’s the way forward. Remote work is a practice that allows professionals to work outside the traditional four corners of an office. Some even take it to a whole new level by working in the tropics.

The Many Benefits of Coaching Employees

Workplace Psychology

When an employee has the skills and ability to complete the task at hand, but for some reason is struggling with the confidence, focus, motivation, drive, or bandwidth to be at their best, coaching can help.” In the classic coaching book, Coaching for Performance (2009), the late John Whitmore described numerous benefits of coaching. Included in the list are benefits to the recipient (i.e., 156-158): Improved performance and productivity.

Use of Technology at Work: Counter-intuitive Findings

China Gorman

A recent Pew Research Center report examines the impact that technology has on workers and provides some counter-intuitive data. Digital Life in 2025: Technology’s Impact on Workers ” looks at a representative sample of adult Internet users and the role or impact of digital technology on their work lives. 61% of American workers who use the Internet stated that email is “very important” for doing their job, while 54% said the same about the Internet.

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SurveyMonkey vs SurveyGizmo: Detailed Comparison


Getting to hear directly from your customer about what they think about your product and every other aspect associated with your business was a privilege to businesses earlier. You will receive a treasure trove of information that can completely alter your business if you work on the feedback.

People with Secure High Self-Esteem Don’t Need or Seek External Validation

Workplace Psychology

The older I get, the more reflective and observant I become. I truly believe the best gift you can give yourself is self-validation. It is associated with high self-determination, knowing who you really are, and behaving independently (Vonk, 2006). 2006).

Top SurveyGizmo Alternatives


Alchemer (formerly known as SurveyGizmo) is an online survey platform which helps businesses make informed decisions by getting customer feedback. The tool boasts of customers like FedEx, Bloomberg Television, GE, ESPN, Microsoft, IBM, etc. all of which makes it a potent force to reckon with in the online survey industry. The entire article is about the same. Without further do, lets take a look at the top SurveyGizmo alternatives.

How to Give Direct and Clear Feedback

Workplace Psychology

From front-line leaders all the way up to C-suite leaders, I have seen, time and time again, how managers have made a mess in delivering feedback to their employees. “Effective feedback provides the necessary information people need to build on their strengths and to shore up weaknesses.

10 Best HRMS Softwares in 2020: For Small & Medium Enterprises

Vantage Circle

The biggest asset for an organization is its employees. Achieving better business results, for an organization, is influenced by its ability to hire the top talents and manage them effectively. The Top 10 HRMS Softwares. Track Productivity. Learning Management.

5 Popular Entrepreneurial Development Programs in 2019

Career Metis

In an era where start-ups are the norm, and small businesses are budding from every corner, entrepreneurship is flourishing around the world. However, the growth of startups and small businesses is accompanied by a rise in failure rates of start-ups. The course is Ranked No.1

Why Emotional Intelligence is So Critical in the Workplace

Criteria Corp

The realities of the modern workplace are changing. Over the last few decades, new technology has changed the way we work, the way we interact with each other, and the very jobs we hold. EI is also tied with the quality of interpersonal relationships at work.

Layoffs (Usually) Don’t Work and Why They Harm More Than Help

Workplace Psychology

“Layoffs are mostly bad for companies, harmful for the economy, and devastating for employees.” In December 2017, I (along with many of my colleagues) got laid off by the parent company that had acquired our smaller company in 2014. Thus, when they began implementing mass layoffs, and eventually laying off almost everyone in the company, it came as quite a shock. Downsizing is the planned elimination of jobs or positions (Cascio, 2016). 2006).

“Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer “Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly “ Delivering Value ” is the buzzword these days. Companies are working ways out to deliver more value, people in organizations are evaluated based on value they create and clients seek “value-adds” in products and services they purchase. It is all a value game, I agree, and focusing on value delivery is at the core of any business.

Quit Chasing Millennials — Engage Them

Rallyware for Human Resources

According to a Gallup report , 21% of millennials changed their job in the past year. Another 36% say they will change their job within the next 12 months. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 3,000,000 Americans quit their job in 2015. This is the highest number since 2006, and this number includes more than just millennial workers. Another 16% are actively disengaged, meaning that they cause some kind of damage to the companies they work for.

15 Key Leadership Competencies every HR Professional Should Know

Digital HR Tech

Developing a diverse leadership bench that’s filled with the right (mid-level) leaders at all times is one of the top priorities for HR this year. The development of these competencies is crucial for effective succession planning. Competencies for leading the organization.