ROI and Metrics in eLearning
OCTOBER 16, 2007
I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. ROI is toast. What do we mean by ROI? How do you calculate ROI?
Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
A major challenge for organizations that are considering internal social media initiatives is that a business case including a financial justification is frequently required. A leap of faith is required, after which calculations using real data can be done to help refine strategies. Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0
Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video As Part Its Communications Strategy
AUGUST 21, 2014
Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video As Part Its Communications Strategy – Guest Post by Michael Hoffman, CEO of See3. Not so.
The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations
MARCH 16, 2015
Talent Development is all about guiding those rock star staff members who are able to contribute to the organization’s impact and success.
How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
According to David Almacy, the best five tools to measure social media ROI right now are: TweetDeck. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai. By Sacha Evans.
The Untethered, Hyperconnected Enterprise
JUNE 8, 2012
The theme of this year’s Symposium was Piloting the Untethered Enterprise : “In today's world of mobile, big data and the cloud, how does a CIO successfully pilot his organization towards its goals?” . Agility beats strategy every time. Each panel looked at business strategy from a different point of view.
Signs that You May Need a Strategy
AUGUST 3, 2009
Experience design is seen by most organizations as a cost center, yet those of us in the practice spend most of our days and nights developing solutions that deliver disproportionate value to the organizations that employ us and the customers that purchase our products and services. Like fix everything.
Getting More Value from Your Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
However, most organizations are operating without an overarching strategy that defines how to get a solid and visible return from their social media approaches. Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so. Number converted to hires. Join us.
What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?
MAY 16, 2014
. Is your company''s learning and development strategy wedged between a rock and hard place? And this is a high-stakes issue. Datasets.
MAY 5, 2015
You can help them here, doing some business consulting on ROI for them. This may be the path that starts getting your contribution to the organization to start being strategic. design strategyBeing cheeky, I said yes, but of course I know it’s harder than that. So here’s a cut at it. And that’s a good thing.
The Evolving Social Organization
AUGUST 25, 2010
As organizations grow, the original simplicity gets harder to maintain. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. Complication.
My Virtual Seminar: 16 (Mostly) Difficult Steps To Becoming A Customer-Driven Organization
JANUARY 15, 2009
I considered what was the most important presentation I could give, what could actually make an impact on the lives of the people there, and it lead me to my talk, “16 (Mostly) Difficult Steps To Becoming A Customer-Driven Organization. Changing an organization is arduous. Last October, I taught at UIE’s UI13 Conference.
Measure what’s important
JUNE 10, 2013
It’s false in that companies have always managed things–people, morale, strategy, etc.–that The shift changed how owners value businesses.
Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets
JANUARY 24, 2011
But I’ve seen organizations cobble together solutions using SharePoint more than I’ve seen LCMS solutions. In LCMS – Not Just a Technology: It’s a Strategy , Bryan Chapman really nails a key issue going into all of this discussion: you need to think about your overall strategy and then make sure your systems support that strategy.
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
That, to me, is the real ROI of Social Computing. Are we there yet? Have we already made that transition successfully? SIE ). Probably not!
White House: Innovation in Higher Education
AUGUST 3, 2015
The event organizers made it clear that no media or social media was allowed during the event in order to have an open brainstorming session. The best strategy in a time of uncertainty is not to seek or force the way forward, but to enter a cycle of experimentation. It’s not an ROI equation. The White House is secure.
January 2014Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Measurement and Learning
JANUARY 29, 2014
I put the call out for nonprofit blog posts on the topic of measuring your nonprofit’s marketing or communication strategies. Benchmark.
Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning
JANUARY 6, 2011
Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Given this pending calamity, it’s time for learning leaders to rethink their strategy to make social learning an important piece of the learning spectrum. But where is the ROI?
Data Nerd Alert: Donors Who Give Through Multiple Channels Give the Most
APRIL 20, 2012
This illustrates that the ROI of online engagement should not solely be measured by giving online. What strategies and tactics can you share?
Enterprise Social Technology – Review
FEBRUARY 26, 2011
Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points and there is lots of good information that any organization could use, large or small.
New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni
AUGUST 24, 2015
That’s why the foundation has launched the Alumni Playbook , a resource that allows organization to quickly adopt new practices.
Interview with Margret Schmidt, VP of User Experience Design and Research at TiVo (Part 3)
JANUARY 26, 2009
This ongoing work is done internally, with user experience as a service organization working for marketing, product management, or customer support (depending on the site section). Part 1 of this interview. Part 2 of this interview. Margret Schmidt is among our speakers at MX 2009 , taking place 2-3 March in San Francisco. million to 3.5
Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It
JULY 17, 2012
The Collaborative Organization 12. Industrial organizations are morphing into collaborative organizations. Executive Summary 3.
Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers
MAY 2, 2012
To justify not just their progress but the ROI when many are still in a highly fluid and experimental state. They never have. . etc. .
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0
APRIL 1, 2007
This is especially a problem for large companies seeking to organize virtual communities. Besides, ROS has better symmetry with ROA and ROI.
iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning
MARCH 25, 2010
Most organizations already use too many tools with redundant outputs and out-of-date content. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. and CSS 3
Working Smarter eFieldbook $12
JUNE 28, 2011
The accelerating rate of change in business forces everyone in every organization to make a choice: learn while you work or become obsolete.
How Generosity Day Is Building A Movement
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
This year, individuals and organizations worldwide are jumping-in to spread the word. Source: causes.com via Beth on Pinterest.
An innovative workshop on radical management
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
have you ever wondered what it would take to make the entire organization Agile? Have you ever wanted to know how to get your bosses on board with what you’re doing and get the whole organization in sync with your innovations, rather than be forced to trim your ideas to fit the bureaucracy? He now works with organizations in the U.S.,
My Conversation With Eric Ries on the benefits of Lean Start Up Principles for Nonprofits
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Funders that ask for ROI to soon create a bad dynamic for innovation. If not, the strategy must be deemed flawed and in need of serious change?or
Notes from ALT-C
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
"The notion of students as change agents is a relatively new concpt." -- Malcom Ryan Rachel Winston How we can shape the development of a new culture of learning by creating a new partnership between students and educators. political view of the prevailing culture 1. why NUS thinks is an ideal model 2. because it''s the right thing to do?
Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
The c-suite has just approved your strategy to leverage networks and social media for your mission. Sunday, March 10 3:30PM – 6:00PM.
Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt
JULY 26, 2010
Oh my the implications involved, the political consequence, the loss of face - versus money saved, gained, invested and ROI-ed. Heck no, either.
Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates
JUNE 7, 2009
Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? I thought I’d share a few of them on this blog. Thanks!
Pick of the month: October 2012
NOVEMBER 1, 2012
There’s not data to support social learning, and no way to show ROI. 1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012.
Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa
JUNE 24, 2011
The higher institutions could benefit from such strategy. One of our panelists was the wise and warm Adejare Amoo from Nigeria. Read on!
Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
5 Big Listening Helps You Identify Which Angle of Your Issue Has the Best ROI. Listening beyond a brand, a program or a campaign.
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Mastering New Marketing Practices
JULY 29, 2006
Redefine marketing strategy These shifts have broad implications in terms of marketing strategy, branding and marketing performance metrics.
Vote for these SXSW Nonprofit Panels
AUGUST 27, 2012
In 2009, the “Social Media ROI Poetry Slam” SXSW lead to a book “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.” Conferences
Guff: a conversation in 3 parts. Part 1
AUGUST 3, 2009
Formal learning serves a role, but there’s so much more that an organization should be concerned about.”. Because the evidence is that in most organizations it’s nowhere near what it could be, and there are systematic steps to improve it.”. Tags: social strategy A: Looking up from reading. Guff!”. B: Curious. What’s guff?”.