The costs of celebrity

Doc Searls

On the way back from a concert in Brooklyn yesterday we shared the subway with a well-known filmmaker. He’s one of those people who look ordinary enough to blend in with the rest of us, which is lucky for him. Still, he’s not anonymous. We know his name. We’ve seen his movies.

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The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

But that’s where the problem lies, what I call the untold costs of social networking.

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How Feminists Are Costing Dems Gen Y

Nine Shift

And Feminists are playing a huge role in costing Democrats the majority of Gen Y. The Democratic Party is losing Gen Y. It began with Madeline Albright telling Gen Y women there's a special hell for them if they don't vote for Mrs. Clinton. Here's the latest.

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LMSs Lower Costs for Nonprofits

TOPYX LMS

How Much Social Media Marketing Costs for Nonprofits? After all, social media outlets make allowances for advertising, but they do so at a cost. At first glance, it appears that social media marketing will cost nothing, but this is not the case.

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#Movistar – The Cost of Lying to Your Customers

Luis Suarez

Today is, officially, my first day at work for 2015 after the Christmas holidays. I am writing officially on purpose, because after 61 days I am still waiting for Movistar (That Queen Between that always wants to get paid , but fails to deliver on customer service big time!)

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How Much Do the Best LMS Systems Cost?

TOPYX LMS

However, one point of interest to every organization is cost, which can also vary widely. When selecting a learning management system organizations must take several factors into account – features, accessibility, integrations and content, all of which vary widely from one LMS to the next.

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Driving Less: Boomers Don't Understand Cost of Driving

Nine Shift

Baby Boomers simply do not understand the cost of operating a car. Boomers have a big huge mathematical myth that costs them about $1 trillion a year. Gen Y understands the cost of operating a car, which is one reason they are driving less and switching to trains, zip cars, and bikes.

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The top 10 opportunity costs for single source content strategy

Xyleme

With Learning & Development rapidly evolving from a cost center focused on formal learning to a strategic function tasked with the continuous development of an employee throughout their tenure with a company, the need to be high impact has never been greater. What is opportunity cost?

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Thursday, September 10, 2009 eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology A reader sent a note asking my opinion on the vendor pricing in The Great eTrain Robbery?

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Zero switching cost

Jay Cross

When my Internet Time Alliance colleague Harold Jarche switched from Delicious to Diigo, I figured I should probably do the same. After all, saving one’s tags is a cornerstone in Harold’s Personal Knowledge Management scheme of approaching the world. He has probably researched this a lot more than I ever will. Diigo has made it drop-dead simple to swap your tags from Delicious into their app. They even make it easy to update Delicious and Diigo in parallel.

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The True Cost of Automobiles

Nine Shift

The true cost of driving automobiles is staggering. Forget the fuzzy social costs, air quality, lung cancer and all that. Just look at the hard numbers costs, both to each of us as individuals, and to government.

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5 Benefits of an LMS that Go Beyond Cost Saving

TOPYX LMS

This is because most eLearning courses are cheaper to run than traditional training that takes place in a classroom, with no physical venue costs, travel expenses, or in-person instructor salaries. An LMS can do many things, including save your company money.

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The Costs of the Cloud: Double-Check Me on This, Would You?

Andy McAfee

For the past few months, I’ve been working with Google and Analysis Group on a project to understand the comparative costs of cloud vs. on-premise computing.

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3 Practical Ways to Lower the Cost of Employee Training

TOPYX LMS

Since leadership and development expenses can increase an organization’s bottom line, many corporate leaders want to lower the cost of employee training for their companies. The High Cost of Cutting Out Employee Training . 3 Practical Ways to Lower the Cost of Employee Training.

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The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

Beth Kanter

These three things not only cause a lot of stress and can lead to burnout, but also end up costing a lot of money in wasted time and lost productivity. This infographic offers a great summary and breaks it down in dollars how much these time wasters cost us.

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Can LMS Software Really Reduce the Cost of Retail Training?

TOPYX LMS

Three percent of the average retailer’s budget is spent on training, according to Retail Training Services. 1 “For store-level personnel, that percentage equates to $840 for a typical store manager, $560 for a full-time sales representative, and less than $200 for a typical part-timer.”.

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The cost of codification

Harold Jarche

At the highest level of abstraction (you have a conversation with yourself) the cost of codification is very low as you have a 100% shared context (hopefully). On the other hand if you want to share your knowledge with everyone then the cost of codification will approach infinity.

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? It has a free and a low-cost version. Classmarker Quia ProProfs Cost Free (some features require purchase) $24.95 - $49.95

Story of the Week: Low Cost or Free Higher Ed Inevitable

Nine Shift

But here's the kicker: low cost or free higher ed is inevitable, and not just in California and New York. We told you the Bernie Sanders revolution was over - - and he won. Here's proof.

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What It Costs to Replace an Employee

TOPYX LMS

When you consider the amount of money it costs to hire someone, this figure becomes even more intimidating. On average, it costs a company about $4,000 to hire a new worker. This is nothing compared to the cost of replacing an employee.

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Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

An LMS that offers social learning, reporting tools, single sign­on options, e­commerce capabilities, mobile accessibility, and language localization is a complete package, and in some cases, costs a lot of money. Per-User Fees Raise the Cost of a Learning Management System.

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LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

They are early stage, so low-cost would be good. What’s hurting the LMS market 2010 LMS Products of the Year LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Low Cost LMS - Help Needed Why it’s hard to find an LMS LMS Spotlight: Topyx LMS vendors: R u hearing us? I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service.

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Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. Also, my guess is that looking at License costs is probably a bad idea here since quite often there are services, hosting, etc. costs that can exceed license costs. So, help on effective all-in low cost LMS solutions would be good.

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Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

Text-to-Speech Examples In this post, we will look more closely at costs of Text-to-Speech and issues around TTS Voice Licensing and Pricing. The subject of TTS voice licensing and pricing is important because it helps e-learning practitioners understand which TTS tools they are legally allowed to use for their specific applications as well as letting them estimate the costs and pricing models of using these TTS tools.

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Managing Multiple Learning Managment System’s - The High Cost of Choice

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. Did you know that today there are approximately 500 Learning Management System vendors in the market? 1 Did you also know that no one vendor, or small group of vendors, have significant market share?

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Managing Multiple Learning Managment Systems - The High Cost of Choice

Xyleme

High maintenance costs: Standish goes on to report that annual maintenance cost can run as high as 40% of total project cost with high risk of overrun due to lack of experience and best practice approach.

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Managing Multiple Learning Managment Systems - The High Cost of Choice

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. Did you know that today there are approximately 500 Learning Management System vendors in the market? 1 Did you also know that no one vendor, or small group of vendors, have significant market share?

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Pareto Paring - Achieving Strategic Cost Reduction

John Hagel

As revenues erode, cost cutting becomes a top priority for all firms. There is the great leveler – everyone is mandated to take the same percent out of their cost base. Most can see that this makes no sense – all costs are not equal and some parts of the business are much less productive than others. Unfortunately, this tends to be the most common approach to cost reduction. So, what does this have to do with cost cutting?

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7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

I put together list of many resources for low cost or free stock images based on the recommendations from fans on Facebook, but here is a short list of the services more frequently mentioned as favorites from nonprofit folks. Flickr Image by Sam Howzit.

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What Companies Need to Know About the Cost of LMS Software

TOPYX LMS

It can also encourage collaboration, increase sales and decrease the cost of training.¹. Company leaders become interested in LMS software for a variety of reasons, usually because they want to maximize employee training. What they often end up discovering is that an LMS, or learning management system , does far more than just deliver training. LMS LMS Software eLearning LMS

Order of Magnitude Quiz: The cost of street lights

David Weinberger

Facing a budget shortfall, the town of Andover, MA, has decided to turn off 600 streetlights, leaving 900 on. How much do you think that will save Andover per year, according to the article in the Boston Globe ? This is an Order of Magnitude Quiz, which means you win if your answer is correct within an order of magnitude. It also means, however, that there’s nothing to win. Click here for the answer.

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Open source for learning costs less

Harold Jarche

Open source is simply transferring an up front and usually meagre licence fee for a long term highly specialized labour cost, which in many cases ends up creating situations where organizations are completely hamstrung by their IT department/gurus. One example is a Moodle installation that had a total cost of ownership at 3-10% of the compared proprietary system. An OS learning management system may not meet all your needs, but it won’t be because it costs too much.

Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

We've all sat in meetings thinking "Geez, this little confab is costing the organization plenty".well well now we can quantify that amount in an onscreen ticker. Actually there are two, one by Tony Hirst and one from Effective Meetings (there are probably others and I'd love to see them).

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Harold Jarche » Costs of open source and proprietary LCMS/LMS

Harold Jarche

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Is the problem with.

Steve Denning

Yet in another sense, the process is taking so long and the social and political costs of that delay are so high that it is appropriate to accelerate the process of re-creation and point out those who are, for various reasons, trying to slow the process down.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Definitive iPhone eCard | Main | Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" » July 14, 2008 Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? Weve all sat in meetings thinking "Geez, this little confab is costing the organization plenty" well now we can quantify that amount in an onscreen ticker.

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5 Recurring Hidden Fees in LMS Software that Increase Enterprise Training Costs

TOPYX LMS

According to a recent market report, the LMS market is expected to grow from 9.2 billion in 2018 to 22.4 billion by 2023.¹

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: From profitability to.

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? -

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"Costs Soar For National Guard Training" (CBS News)

Mark Oehlert

Revamping the Army National Guard training program so soldiers can spend more time at home will cost at least $128 million this year, and officials say they need nearly double that amount next year to properly train and equip their forces, The Associated Press has learned ( link ).

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Why Can’t We Reform The Health System?

Steve Denning

Almost as frightening as its cost is how poorly it performs. They stringently evaluated new development and weighed the cost of new investment against potential gains. Health Innovation Leadership Radical Management costs customers health innovation.

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Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

He recently asked all DoD military and civilian employees to submit their ideas to save money, avoid cost, reduce cycle time and increase the agility of the department. New” content sources are often of higher quality, greater relevance, and available at much lower costs (almost free!)

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Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It

Kevin Wheeler

Have you invested in systems, technology and process improvements to lower costs and improve the speed to hire, develop, retain or engage your employees? Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It by Kevin Wheeler on March 10, 2010 How different is what you do today from five years ago? Are you able to do it faster than before?

Washington DC the End of October? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 11:10 am under events Every time I contemplate getting on an airplane, I’m thinking “how do I maximize the carbon, cost and time of this plane ride. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 10 2008 Washington DC the End of October?

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