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Misadventures in Content Production: Why “Rapid” Tool Aren’t Really Rapid

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Let’s be honest — so-called “rapid” authoring tools aren’t really rapid at all. What you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG,) or “rapid” tools, apply styles that are hard-coded into the content, which means that the writing and designing are coupled together.

Our Top Tips for Learning from Home

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Learning from Home' Tips from Our Experts. With unprecedented numbers of people working from home for the first time due to the novel Coronavirus, we’re being bombarded by content geared toward helping people adjust to the WFH lifestyle.

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The Building Block Approach to Content Strategy

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Bringing Reuse & Flexibility to Enterprise. Content Management. Relying on traditional processes and “rapid” authoring tools is no longer an efficient or effective way to manage large volumes of content.

Our Top Tips for Managing from Home

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Managing from Home' Tips from Our Experts. Working from home is one thing, but what about managing from home? As a dispersed organization with a predominantly remote workforce, we know a thing or two about not only working from home, but managing from home as well.

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Test Announcement

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Centralized v. Decentralized Content Management

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Pros, Cons & Getting the Best of Both Worlds. Regardless of the type of content being created, the debate over the benefits of centralization versus decentralization is a pervasive one. On the one hand, centralization can provides consistency and visibility across the organization.

The Pros & Cons of Content Silos: Getting the Best of Both Worlds

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David Dye. Solution Consultant. It’s not uncommon for content creation and management functions to become “siloed” in different departments.

Our Tips for Balancing Kids & Working from Home

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Tips for Balancing Working & Parenting from Home. Who remembers this video a few years back of a reporter who was working from home and his kids unexpectedly popped in during his broadcast? Can you relate?

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Mobile Learning: Making Content Available Anytime, Anywhere

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Mobile learning, also called M-learning or mLearning, is any type of content that is developed or consumed on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and including anything from podcasts to full eLearning courses.

Our Team’s Top Tips for Learning from Home

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Learning from Home' Tips from Our Experts. With unprecedented numbers of people working from home for the first time due to the novel Coronavirus, we’re being bombarded by content geared toward helping people adjust to the WFH lifestyle.

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Solving the Content Explosion Problem

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What do many major organizations have in common? A content problem — specifically, a content explosion problem. Writing and delivering content that can scale effectively is a tall order, and the more audiences an organization serves, the more complicated it becomes.

3 Simple Ways to Embed Learning in the Flow of Work

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Sometimes we struggle to get started because the problem seems too big. While embedding learning in the flow of work may have some challenges for your team, here are some simple ways to get started.

Webinar: Five Ways to Future-Proof Your Content

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In this joint webinar with Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), Xyleme COO Leslie Farinella and TSIA VP of Technology Research John Ragsdale break down how to develop, manage, and maintain high-quality content as delivery channels, user expectations, and available technology continue to evolve.

How Not to Adopt an LCMS

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Modern learning organizations understand that, in order to provide learners with the resources they expect (such as content personalization, mobile learning, microlearning, and just-in-time support) new technology tools are no longer a “nice to have” — they’re a necessity.

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up

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While the modern learning ecosystem continues to focus efforts on digital learning, 50% of respondents to Fosway Group’s Digital Learning Realities 2019 survey say their learning content platforms don’t have what it takes to meet the needs of the modern learner.

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Webinar Recording: Is Your Content Keeping Up with the Learning Experience?

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In this joint webinar with Brandon Hall Group , hosts David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst with BHG and Leslie Farinella, Chief Operating Officer at Xyleme, explore the modern learning experience, the current content landscape, designing for the modern learner, and real-world examples of organizations that are doing it right.

How to Save 30% or More on Translation

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Companies like Dell are saving 30%+ with Xyleme. In her 2017 article, The Holy Trifecta: The Secret to Faster, Better, & Cheaper Global Content , translation expert Val Swisher explains that structured content is one of the three factors driving efficiency into the globalization process.

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Mobile Learning: Anytime, Anywhere

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Mobile learning, also called M-learning, is any type of content that is developed or consumed on mobile devices, such as on smartphones and tablets. This can be anything from podcasts to taking a full eLearning course.

Webinar Recording Link: Is Your Content Keeping Up with the Learning Experience?

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In this joint webinar with Brandon Hall Group , hosts David Wentworth, Principal Learning Analyst with BHG and Leslie Farinella, Chief Operating Officer at Xyleme, explore the modern learning experience, the current content landscape, designing for the modern learner, and real-world examples of organizations that are doing it right.

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up

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While the modern learning ecosystem continues to focus efforts on digital learning, 50% of respondents to Fosway Group’s Digital Learning Realities 2019 survey say their learning content platforms don’t have what it takes to meet the needs of the modern learner.

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ILT is not Dead

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Organizations continue to focus on implementing new and innovative ways to implement digital learning. While this trend continues to grow, statistics are showing that instructor-led training (ILT) is not dead. In fact, according to the 2019 Brandon Hall Study , ILT remains the primary form of learning delivery in organizations – a whopping 94%, as opposed to eLearning at 77%. For years, learning experts have been predicting that ILT will slowly phase out. So why hasn’t it?

A Holiday Greeting from Xyleme

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A Holiday Greeting from Xyleme. Previous. Localize and personalize your content with Xyleme. Xyleme’s industry-leading Learning Content Management System (LCMS) helps some of the world’s largest organizations personalize and scale their content for global audiences. Contact us to find out how Xyleme can help you achieve your content goals in the new year. The post A Holiday Greeting from Xyleme appeared first on Xyleme. Blog Uncategorized

5 Defining Characteristics of a “Next Gen” LCMS

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Learning organizations understand that they must evolve with the rapidly changing modern learning ecosystem.

It’s Time to Cross That Bridge: Building Learning in a Highly Regulated or Compliance-Driven Industry

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We all have used the phrase, “ we will cross that bridge when we get there ”, but what happens when you get “ there ” and you don’t have a strategy in place to get across the bridge, or… there is no bridge?

Case Study: Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company

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Ford Motor Company — the second-largest automotive manufacturer in the U.S. and fifth-largest in the world — knew that creation of learning content could be more efficient and cost-effective, using technology to help reimagine translation management. . Read the Case Study: Driving a 75% Reduction in Translation Costs at Ford Motor Company.

Ecolab and Xyleme Awarded Gold for Best Use of Performance Support from Brandon Hall

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Ecolab’s new training library wins Gold at the. Brandon Hall Excellence Awards. September 4th, 2018 (St Paul, MN and Denver, CO) – Ecolab and Xyleme are pleased to announce that the new training library for Ecolab’s Institutional business has been awarded Gold by the 2018 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards in the Best Use of Performance Support category. Now entering its 24th year, the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards is the most prestigious awards program in the industry.

Xyleme Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List

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Raleigh, NC – February 7, 2019 – Training Industry today announced that Xyleme has been selected as part of the 2019 Top Training Companies lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market.

Holiday Card

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Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?

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How PowerPoint Is Ruining Higher Ed, Explained in One PowerPoint [link] via @slate — Dawn Poulos (@dawnpoulos) March 7, 2014.

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How to Create a Content Strategy that Resonates with the Modern Learner

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In this webinar, Xyleme Sr. Solutions Consultant, Mike Buoy , and Jennifer Rogers , Head of Learning at Anglo American, discussed how learning leaders need to rethink how to create, manage, and deliver content to meet the needs of the modern workforce.

Webinar: How to Get Rid of Translation Pain – Tips from the Experts

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In this webinar recording, Rory Page, Heather Thompson, and Jose Gonzales of TransPerfect break down major pain points learning and development teams have with translation and what changes you can make to your process to fix it.

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Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2019

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It is time to start planning your 2019 learning conferences to attend, we are! There are lots of new trends and technologies that can help Learning and Development teams create and distribute content and make it more engaging for their audience.

Webinar: Learning Ecosystem Best Practices

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What does the modern learning ecosystem actually look like? Like most organizations, your organization probably has many platforms and tools needed to create learning content and distribute it to your learners.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

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. Is your company''s learning and development strategy wedged between a rock and hard place? At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, it''s probably a more fair assessment to replace the rock with a series of boulders, which are best viewed through the lens of skillsets, datasets, toolsets and mindsets.

Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch

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September 25th, 2018 (Denver, CO and Raleigh, NC) Training Industry released the 2018 Top Training Companies selections for the learning portal/LMS sector. Xyleme is pleased to be acknowledged on their Watchlist for this category.

Webinar: Is Your Content Keeping Up with the Learning Experience?

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The learning experience has come a long way in providing a relevant, personalized environment for today’s modern learner. However, the majority of the focus has been on the delivery platform and not on the key ingredient — content. As companies work to develop sustainable, long-term content strategies, it’s important to note that most learning content is being created in-house.

Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready

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It seems that almost every day we are inundated with more stats about how mobile is becoming an even more integral part of our lives. Here are a couple of the latest mind-blowing ones: As of March 2014, users spend an average of 2.42 hours per day on mobile device 1.

Webinar: Implementing a New Learning Environment at Rogers Communications

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Rogers Communications is Canada’s largest provider of wireless communications services and a leading provider of cable television, high-speed Internet, information technology, and telephony services to consumers and businesses.

30+ Microlearning Tools

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What is Microlearning? Microlearning (also called bite-sized learning) is content that is delivered in small, easy to digest elements (usually in 5-10 minutes). Great microlearning focuses on tackling a single, clear topic that shows its application.

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Predictions for Learning and Development for 2018 and Beyond

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Learning and development is continually shifting tactics to keep up with industry standards and the needs of the modern-learner. These strategies include how learning is created and managed, how and where it is delivered, and how to accomplish more with fewer resources.

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Time-to-competence: why it matters

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Post Type: Blog post. Competence: The ability of an individual to perform a specific role or do a job properly. Competence. Understanding it is not complicated, but providing your employees the right set of tools to achieve it is.

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Content is King: The Top 5 Killer Reasons You Need to Attend the Bersin - Caterpillar Webinar

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Post Type: Blog post. Content strategy. It’s not the buzz phrase du jour in L&D, but it should be! Did you know that according to research by Bersin , High Impact Learning Organizations (HILO) grow their profits 3x faster than other learning organizations?

ATD 2019: Oprah, Seth Godin & “Causing a Ruckus” in Training & Development

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“Your mission, which you have already accepted, is to make change happen… Go make a ruckus.” – Seth Godin. ATD 2019 is officially in the books, and attendees walked away from this year’s event with a wealth of actionable tips as well as big picture ideas about the future of Training and Development.