Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. One cherished industrial age concept that is proving particularly difficult to let go of is return on investment (ROI). But like Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles, old-school ROI’s day in the sun is waning. Traditional ROI.

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You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

train has left the station. train is culturally, technologically and organizationally superior than yesterday’s industrial model. Sure, there are issues about ROI and benefit (see Samer Patel and Why Process Barfs on Social ) but inside an organization, we all need to not only justify its rampant osmosis, we need to embrace, endorse and take action. Adoption Council. Adoption Council within your own org. adoption council collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0

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How Learning Management Systems Increase ROI of L&D Programs

TOPYX LMS

This means an organization that employs 1000 people can spend at least $1 million per year on training. Why the current emphasis on corporate training? The question is, “Are companies getting a good ROI on their L&D investments?”

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Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Trends in the Living Networks

To be frank, I think ROI calculations for social initiatives are in most cases a waste of time, because so many of the benefits and costs are unknowable before the initiative. One of the resources I provide in the chapter is a table to help make ROI calculations. Not all of the items will be relevant, and you may find other items that are applicable, but it provides a good starting point to generating numbers that can be used in an ROI. Adoption. Training.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. Sometimes isolating ROI is easy, sometimes it’s impossible.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

It’s time to help the C-Suite – aside from Peter Aceto and other learning savvy and employee engagement focused C-Suite leaders – to appreciate and understand that organizations don’t do training anymore. But the C-Suite still thinks that learning is training, right?

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Training is not the same as learning 6. Corporate Training Is Broken 7. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Managers feel training has scant impact 8. Training is out of sync with the times 11.

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Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Despite recent and modest gains in the economy, training budgets continue to decrease, and doing “more with less” is a repeated utterance throughout the profession. No matter the study, training budgets have been and continue to reduce or run flat. In a 2009 IDC report, training budgets decreased on average by 19.5 Bersin & Associates indicates that overall training budgets have shrunk by 21 percent since 2008. Formal instructor-led training.

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days. The resulting curriculum which will live on this wiki and will also cover important organizational adoption issues, strategy, ROI analysis, as well as the tools.

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

Xyleme

How long can L&D organizations expect this to continue if they can''t prove to their stakeholders their training tools and programs are effectively influencing employee performance and driving ROI?

selling workplace learning to the HSP

Harold Jarche

They may understand that non-HSP’s need compliance training, and that skilled workers need training. One of the questions that was posed to the group of about 30 professionals was how to convince organizational leaders of the return on investment (ROI) for workplace learning.

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Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

There’s not data to support social learning, and no way to show ROI. It is important I control the push of information to evaluate any increase in performance as a result of the training. 7 - What’s working and what’s not in training - Harold Jarche.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – July 2016

TOPYX LMS

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning. Accessing mission critical information, including eLearning and other online learning resources, with an employee’s own device whenever and wherever they may be reduces a barrier that limits adoption and engagement… Read the full article.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Obviously, my mind shifted to learning as Nigel’s example got me immediately thinking about how we can apply these same mash-up concepts to traditional instructor-led training materials like study guides, manuals, and presentations. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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EVER TRIED TO HIT A MOVING TARGET AT TWENTY PACES WITH A COLT 45?

Charles Jennings

Sometimes L&D departments may also need to leave colleagues behind if they can’t, or won’t, join them on their journey to adapt and adopt the changes that are clear and necessary if they are to remain relevant and provide strategic value to their organisations.

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Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Here are five things to consider: Focus on a Goal Before anything, establish what you hope to gain from adopting social media platforms. While these are valuable ways to approach a variety of people and offer many channels for communication, they can also lead to candidate confusion and to a loss of ROI. Keeping all social media interaction with the recruiting department limits its value and lowers ROI.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Training professionals need to recognize that by being business-focused in every aspect of their work. Bill Cushard suggested Save Training For Those Who Need Training (3 May). We ought to be able to exempt some people from certain training.

Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

An executive, a manager, a training director, and a worker each have different but valid ways of evaluating the effectiveness of learning. Training directors see learners; everyone else sees workers or employees.). Training Directors. Pity the training director.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

When organizations adopt new technologies, all of a sudden, things don’t cost as much. The ROI stuff is totally bogus and organizations shouldn’t waste their time on it. Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives. By Rex Davenport.

Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!

Beth Kanter

This workshop will share strategies and techniques for changing your nonprofits culture to be more agile, training other staff to be social to scale, and managing your nonprofit’s c-suite and board. The workshop will share tips and techniques for culture change, training, and adoption.

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Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

Articles: Get Out of the Training Business. Next week, we will close the training department. We are shifting our focus from training to performance. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. I’m changing my title from VP of training to VP of core capabilities. The Future of the Training Department (with Harold Jarche).

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My Moodle Test

Xyleme

The point that I am trying to make is that standards and breadth of functionality are hugely important and to make the assumption that the term ‘open source’ automatically translates into these can lead to uninformed decision-making and projects that don’t reach their expected ROI. is more widely adopted than SCORM 2004, so I don’t think that’s a terrible decision on their part. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Whenever considering adopting a solution consider asking the following three questions. (1) 3) What new problems are likely to arise by adopting it? Qualitative Evaluation There is more than quantitative metrics for evaluating your social media ROI.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

"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. how you in your role can build these partnerships 3.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. So while the session focused on organizational adoption, it likely was the case that you should look for targeted adoption opportunities.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Wasting Talent

John Hagel

The need for new performance metrics We all know about the growing power of customers, and I have written here about two new forms of performance measurement that will be required to respond to this growing power – return on attention (ROA) and return on information (ROI).

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

” 4 - Relevance trumps ROI , Jay Cross, 15 February 2012. “Just gaining widespread adoption — getting people to use the technology — can present a major hurdle. And what can you do to speed not only adoption, but the adoption of productive practices in your organization?

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

To compensate for its complicated processes, the enterprise attempts to shift to another paradigm, and tries to become a learning organization, putting significant effort into training. Training, as “the&# solution to workplace learning needs, fails to deliver and then gets marginalized, often being the first department to have its budget cut. Formal Training. However, that is all that training enables. There is often a gap between training and doing.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Here's how I use Facebook for personal learning How I use Twitter for personal learning How I use Blogging for personal learning Where I believe social media can be adopted by learners in my organization. A plan for adopting social media as a learning tool in our organization. Where we have adopted social media as a learning tool in our organization. My thoughts on the ROI of eLearning 2.0. Where I've found good source training content for common training needs.

LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Moderator (Harold Jarche): traditional training & education has driven much of our self-direction and creativity out of us - need to relearn. Jenna Papakalos: Communities of practice belong to training. Jenna Papakalos: It is training!

Propensities

Dave Snowden

Adaptation involves a replicating populating climbing a pronounced fitness peak with a fixed or training fitness landscape. Key dates: 1966 first experiments, 1970 patents granted 1982 MCI adopt, but AT&T breakup in 1984 allows emergence as they hold back development.

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