Social ROI?

Clark Quinn

Someone was stating that talking about ROI of the social network was important but hard to do now, and essentially wondered if there was new thinking in this area. Ok, so I’ve been thinking about this, but not sure what the current state of play is. So let me ask the question. So I’m calling out L&D because they’re only measuring efficiency when they should be measuring impact.

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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. Consultants and smart-aleck MBAs will tell you if you want to sell a big project internally, you’ve got to talk ROI. Traditional ROI. ROI is what you get for your money, divided by what you spent to get it.

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The ROI On Trains: Jobs

Nine Shift

The ROI is huge. These smart planners instead are looking at ROI. Trains attract Gen Y, and thus jobs. Recently Sue Haig, a spokeswoman for a new light rail line in southwest Minneapolis, noted that in coming up with the details of the $1 billion plus line, that saving a few hundred million dollars is not the only consideration in planning the route''s details. And the return on investment is jobs, estimated to be 80,000 NEW jobs over the next 30 years.

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Online communities learn new practices, report higher ROI

Dion Hinchcliffe

Better integration across the board and real measures of ROI are a hallmark The growing trend of supporting the activities and strategic objectives of a business through digital communities continued to mature and gain refinements this year.

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Online communities learn new practices, report higher ROI

Dion Hinchcliffe

Better integration across the board and real measures of ROI are a hallmark. The growing trend of supporting the activities and strategic objectives of a business through digital communities continued to mature and gain refinements this year. Collaboration

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI? Not every type of ROI is measurable. The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. This, too, should be scrutinized during the investment-assessment step of the ROI equation. This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI. What is the ROI of eLearning?

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The 4 Most Sought-After LMS Features to Improve ROI

TOPYX LMS

There are many different ways a learning management system delivers ROI to a company. For example, an eLearning system might lower administrative costs for training program management, improve HR expenses by decreasing time to productivity for employees, and reduce IT hardware and support costs for an organization. LMS Features

Increase Your eLearning ROI with Soft Skills Training

TOPYX LMS

Soft skills training doesn’t merely set employees up for long-term success, though; it also increases a company’s ROI on eLearning and decreases turnover. Did you know that 75 percent of long-term job success is dependent upon soft skills?¹ This indicates that soft skills training should be prioritized in any workplace that values growth.

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Learning, Corporations and ROI

Kevin Wheeler

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How to Improve the ROI of Your Learning Management System

TOPYX LMS

Investing in a learning management system (LMS) can come with a long list of benefits. It can help organizations store, organize, and access materials, as well as making it easy to track employee progress and performance. A great learning management system can even boost workplace productivity, and enhance profit margins. Learning Management System

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ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

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. Support - ROI Calculator Training & Support Return on Investment Calculator Investing in Learning: Consider Value, Not Just ROI ROI, or return on investment, is king in today's business world.

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How Learning Management Systems Increase ROI of L&D Programs

TOPYX LMS

The question is, “Are companies getting a good ROI on their L&D investments?” However, it can be a struggle to make the leap from a traditional approach to training to one that increases a company’s ROI on learning and development (i.e., An LMS Can Increase the ROI of Learning and Development Investments. The post How Learning Management Systems Increase ROI of L&D Programs appeared first on TOPYX.

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How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business – Finally, A New KPI in the Making

Luis Suarez

How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business. The dialogue has evolved, although we may at times still have the impression we are running a circus, as Carrie Young brilliantly indicated in “ Social ROI = Return On Insanity ” This happens when we stop thinking outside of the box and the inertia kicks in that’s so pernicious in the business world: only measuring the low hanging fruit.

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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.

Internet Time Blog » High time for ROI

Jay Cross

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Relevance Trumps ROI

Jay Cross

Excerpts from an article by CLO’s Deanna Hartley : Determining Relevance: Tangible vs. Intangible . Starting with a business goal or problem to be solved around corporate culture, knowledge management or even systematic training can eliminate a narrow measurement focus, or as Jay Cross, CEO of the Internet Time Alliance, a knowledge exchange organization, explained it, getting hung up “on doing that part right rather than asking again and again: ‘Is this improving the business?’ ‘Is

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UX Metrics for Noobs and Skeptics: An Interview With Richard Dalton

Adaptive Path

MX: Managing Experience Management ROI/Business ValueThey say, if it moves measure it. I’ve been finding myself thinking a lot about how to measure UX lately — mainly to realize that I halfway don’t believe it’s possible. My gripe is that even if you can regularly track and look at numbers (itself no small feat), it’s hard to know what they mean exactly.

User Experience = $5 Million per Employee

Adaptive Path

Tags: ROI/Business Value UX Week

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Signs that You May Need a Strategy

Adaptive Path

You’re being asked the dreaded ROI of design question. Tags: Experience Strategy ROI/Business Value Tips & Tricks Virtual seminar 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. After all, that’s what keeps designers in business.

Food for thought from the “secret ingredients” for designing food & beverages

Adaptive Path

Tags: Business Value Design Leaders Product Design ROI/Business Value UX Week Videos

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eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. It’s cheaper: no travel, no facilities cost, no instructor salaries. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. It didn’t work.

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. It’s cheaper: no travel, no facilities cost, no instructor salaries. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. It didn’t work.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth Kanter

Earlier this month, the Ad Council hosted a webinar on the topic of social media ROI with three great social media minds to help us navigate these and other thorny online issues. According to David Almacy, the best five tools to measure social media ROI right now are: TweetDeck. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai. Note from Beth: Many nonprofits do not have dedicated teams for social media and social media strategy and implementation is typically only a part of a someone’s job.

Strategic Numbers: Discussing the Value of Design with Sara Beckman of Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

Adaptive Path

Tags: MX: Managing Experience ROI/Business Value Plugs Design Leaders

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How to Increase LMS Adoption for a Remote Workforce

TOPYX LMS

1 “So, the real issue is establishing whether teams are using the technology to its full potential, and ensuring businesses get the full ROI from their investment.”.

Interview with Margret Schmidt, VP of User Experience Design and Research at TiVo (Part 3)

Adaptive Path

Tags: Management Experience Strategy Conversations interview Consumer electronics MX ROI/Business Value Product Management Design Leaders Product Design

Zany times at Corporate Learning Trends

Jay Cross

Sometimes things go so far off the rails that all you can do is chuckle at life’s absurdity. Today at Learn Trends , I demonstrated my ability to screw up everything technical within reach. Harold Jarche, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, and I had planned to lead a session at noon today to explain the thinking we’ve gone through to develop a lightweight, turn-key social learning platform.

Hero Camp video

Jay Cross

Twenty of us have convened in Houston at Hero Camp to come up with ways to foster the development of everyday heroes. We don’t expect to produce legions of citizens who jump between the tracks to protect someone from an oncoming train. Rather, we hope to promote these attributes among adolescents: * bravery, risk-taking, faces down oppression. driven by justice and the greater good, self-sacrificing. extraordinary.

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Everyday heroes

Jay Cross

God knows, the world could use more heroes. What would an agenda for creating everyday heroes look like? So asks psychologist extraordinaire Phillip Zimbardo. Hi HeroCamp! From Zim himself! Everyone has the POTENTIAL to be a hero, but, for whatever reason, most people aren’t incited to practice heroism everyday.

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4 LMS Trends to Impact the eLearning Industry in 2020

TOPYX LMS

Staying current and aligning your company with these trends can help you create more effective training for your workforce and get the best ROI from your current LMS. Wondering what LMS trends to expect in 2020? If so, you’re not alone. Many organizational leaders are searching for information about the learning management system and eLearning trends for 2020.

Informal Learning Blog » Out of sight, out of mind

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Internet Time Blog » Upcoming presentations

Jay Cross

Informal Learning Blog » The income statement isn’t

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Reflections from Sao Paolo

Jay Cross

Luiz told me a story about trying to coax a group of professionals to try blogging. He asked everyone to make a blog entry; no one did. He instructed them to take a sheet of paper and write out something interesting that had happened to them. Then he asked them to pass their papers to another person and write a comment or observation on the bottom of each person’s paper. During a break, he posted all the papers on the wall. When people returned, he announced, “See?

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Cost-Effective Ways to Make Corporate Online Learning More Interactive and Fun

TOPYX LMS

Using a few simple tips, you can make corporate online training more interactive for learners and reap a better ROI for your learning investment. Corporate online learning can easily fall into the trap of becoming stale, unengaging, and ineffective.

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Harold Jarche » Launch and Learn

Harold Jarche

Informal Learning Blog » Get them to RTFM

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Should Companies Create eLearning Content In-House or Hire an Instructional Designer?

TOPYX LMS

eLearning content is critical to the success and ROI of a company’s training programs, and many companies are now designing their eLearning content internally. According to eLearningIndustry.com, “.the the eLearning market is projected to reach a value of $275 billion worldwide by the year 2022. Experts say that this big explosion is due to the increasing number of organizations that are taking training development efforts in-house.”

Harold Jarche » Quantifying relationships, or perhaps not

Harold Jarche

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Increase Employee Engagement by Avoiding These 3 eLearning Mistakes

TOPYX LMS

There is a lot of information available about how to implement eLearning correctly and in a way that yields a good ROI for your training investment, but there’s a lack of information about mistakes to avoid using your eLearning LMS. Since it’s vital that companies steer clear of specific online learning mishaps, we’ve made a list of some of the biggest eLearning mistakes a company can make, and explain how to avoid them. eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LMS

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4 Ways to Use LMS Reports that Businesses Don’t Know About

TOPYX LMS

LMS reports can also help companies calculate an accurate ROI for training, spot problems early on in a training program and give facilitators and learners helpful feedback. Of all learning management system features, LMS reporting is the most effective at helping administrators refine training to drive business results.

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3 Ways to Make eLearning More Learner-Centric (and Why it Matters)

TOPYX LMS

By designing learner-centric remote training materials for your workforce (for example, eLearning that uses inclusive language and includes real-life scenarios and interactive elements), you can promote higher rates of employee engagement and a better ROI for your company’s investment in training. The majority of companies offer employee training of some type, but not all training is geared toward individual learners.

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February Report: New Green Deal

Nine Shift

Old people say there's no ROI in saving the human race, informing their grandchildren they won't make it past 2200. Top story of the month: New Green Deal. Sorry, kids, it's just too expensive for the world's richest country to save the human race. . But Gen Y is not buying the cost. They are seeing the benefits. The New Green Deal, like all movements initiated by young people (civil rights, peace, women's, gay, etc.) is said to be just not practical.

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