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. The Washington Post via Fox News reports , "University of Michigan has implemented a “designated pronoun” policy to allow students to choose the way they want their professors to refer to them in class.

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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. We also did our best not to pay him special attention. That is, to let him have the form of privacy we call anonymity. Even if he is hardly anonymous.

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

Xyleme

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. Ford’s Finance Division was specifically focused on streamlining the way they designed, developed and produced translatable learning content, in order to reduce translation time and generate significant cost savings.

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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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. If the ultimate goal is to re-imagine learning by creating a continuous learning environment that ensures an agile, high performing workforce, keeping with the status quo can be a costly circumstance.

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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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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. The costs of social media marketing vary, but according to the Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report, on average, a nonprofit can expect to pay $3.50 An LMS Can Reduce the Costs of Social Media for Nonprofits.

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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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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. . The actual cost of operating your car is $1 a mile. The direct cost of operating a car for you is 50 cents a mile. It still cost me 50 cents a mile.

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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. I was at a train meeting when Wisconsin Assemblywoman Penny Bernhard Schaber asked what the cost of highways is. My conservative, low-balling estimate: $1 Trillion a year cost that each of us pays directly for gas, insurance, maintenance, cars, etc.

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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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What Employee Training Costs Your Business

TOPYX LMS

Most companies offer employees opportunities for training and development. This not only helps a company by upskilling its workforce, but also helps workers grow and become more competent. According to Employee Training and Development: Reasons and Benefits , companies that train employees experience:¹. Less turnover. Enhanced company image. Increased job satisfaction and employee motivation. Better user adoption of new technologies. Lower bottom line from more efficient processes.

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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? In fact, it’s a scattered and fragmented market, one that is wreaking havoc on Learning & Development. The Reason. read more. Learning & Development

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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. Cost is a critical factor in determining which LMS can best meet your organization’s needs because if an LMS doesn’t fit in your budget or create significant savings in terms of training costs , it may not be a feasible investment for your organization.

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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!) to come by my new place and install both the landline and the ADSL connection, so I can resume my knowledge Web work I have been forced to put into a halt for over 2 months now.

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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. 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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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. According to CBS News’ Suzanne Lucas , replacing an employee who makes at least $50,000 per year costs about $10,000. An employee who earns $30,000 per year costs around $4,800 to replace.

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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. A flat-fee LMS is particularly economical as it doesn’t charge per user, but allows unlimited learners to access the system for the same cost. An LMS can do many things, including save your company money.

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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. Thankfully, Software as a Service (SaaS) LMSs are making these all ­inclusive packages available at unbelievably low costs. Per-User Fees Raise the Cost of a Learning Management System.

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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. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan for low or even free tuition not just for New York's community colleges, but also for four year public universities in the state. It was the first time anyone has proposed lower tuition for four year institutions. .

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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

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.”. Retail Training Online Learning LMS

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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? In fact, it’s a scattered and fragmented market, one that is wreaking havoc on Learning & Development. The Reason. read more. Learning & Development

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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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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. As I wrote in Harvard Business Review last fall, I believe that the cloud will eventually become the status quo for most types of corporate computing, in part because of cost advantages stemming from massive scale efficiencies.

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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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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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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

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.

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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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 . They soon discovered that 40 percent of employees who are not thoroughly trained within the first year of employment leave their positions, and that it can cost up to $2,500 for companies to replace a frontline employee.

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

Harold Jarche

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). Just imagine if you will, popping this little guy up onto the main screen as you flip through 400 slides and just watch that ticker roll up at light speed.

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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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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. They typically do this by controlling costs in their value chain and achieving economies of scale. The high social and political costs An obvious problem flowing from the slow pace of change is the shortage of jobs.

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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. The calculating the costs of this lost time can be more than $5,000 per employee.

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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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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 And even though 85 percent of companies² use an LMS, 38 percent are actively looking for a new platform and another 20 percent stated that they would not renew their subscription to their current platform

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. Real reform in health means getting away from a system that is focused on optimization of costs and where administrators, insurance companies and health professionals are trying to optimize their particular part of the system. Health Innovation Leadership Radical Management costs customers health innovation.

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

Beth Kanter

While Facebook recently launched a huge free stock photo archive for use in Facebook ads, finding compelling, high quality images that are low cost or free for image overlays, blog post and other channels can be difficult. I recently asked nonprofits on my Facebook brand page where they got their images. I’ve pulled together a more comprehensive list of free or low cost stock images at list.ly. What are your favorite sources for free or low cost images or illustrations?

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

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 13 September 2010 From profitability to extortion: IT comparison In August I wrote the Product to service financial ratio , that dealt with the fact that there is a certain ratio between what you pay for a product, and the service provided on it A twitter conversation on (vendor) implementation cost to software license cost ratios was the source for that. Business or Pleasure? -

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. The “INVEST” ideas expressed in this analysis can be applied to the broader IC, which is beyond DoD control, but the cost saving suggestions of this paper should be applied to DoD elements first to set an example.