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by Marc Rosenberg

Last month, Marc looked at the importance of content curation and the consequences of ignoring it. This month, he outlines seven approaches to actually getting curation done—from culling to crowdsourcing, to algorithms and analytics, to syndication (and more)—and the factors to consider in selecting or combining the methods.

Column   |   July 12, 2016
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by JD Dillon

Who makes the biggest difference in the success of employee workplace learning? Join JD as he reviews all the usual suspects. Is it a neo-noir mystery, or is it an open-and-shut story? Review the roles that exist in any organization, learn who actually makes or breaks employee learning, and find out five better ways to partner with that person.

Column   |   June 21, 2016
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by Stacy Lindenberg

Onboarding begins before a new employee comes to work the first day, and an ongoing onboarding process is essential to assimilating, retaining, and engaging the people you worked hard to find and recruit. It also brings new hires up to speed more quickly and boosts proficiency and contribution. Here’s how the best companies approach onboarding, including leveraging technology.

Feature   |   June 20, 2016
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by Marc Rosenberg

Knowledge doubles every year, and the shelf life of that knowledge gets smaller all the time. The amount of “stuff” on the Internet is overwhelming, and we could wear ourselves out trying to keep up with the new, refresh ourselves on the old, and keep track of what’s no longer valuable. A good content-curation strategy is your best hope, and here is a checklist to help you develop one.

Column   |   June 14, 2016
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by Viren Kapadia

“Big data” is a buzzword these days, and it affects our work in eLearning. However, big data’s scattered presence makes it difficult for L&D organizations to use it in the right way. Here are some ways that big data can add tremendous value to learning!

Spotlight   |   June 8, 2016
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by David James

Business today is more complex, unpredictable, and fast-paced than ever. For people to thrive and perform at pace, they need the support of faster, more agile, and digitally equipped learning and development (L&D). L&D organizations not meeting these new requirements risk disintermediation and becoming redundant. Your next action must be to change your L&D business model—here’s how!

Feature   |   June 6, 2016
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by Stacy Lindenberg

When selecting and implementing learning technology solutions, a proactive approach to identify stakeholders at all levels and involve them early and often in the process through an internal advisory council is one of the best strategies for success. Here is a complete guide and blueprint for the process!

Spotlight   |   May 31, 2016
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by Rich Chetwynd

eLearning system security has been a concern for years. With time, the concern has only increased, especially for learning management system (LMS) security. Most work has been to make infrastructure secure and to train users. However, 95 percent of security breaches still come through noncompliant users. Here is a description of an approach that offers promise, whether users are compliant or not.

Spotlight   |   May 25, 2016
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Topics Covered: Learning Systems, Management

by Henry Smith, Carey Borkoski, Beth Kobett

Technology changes job assessment and online teaching and learning practices in higher education (and other organizations as well). This includes the empowerment of new groups of stakeholders, including students, leading in some institutions to political pressure to implement new assessments to improve teaching and learning. Here is how these forces are playing out at one university.

Spotlight   |   May 18, 2016
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by JD Dillon

Does everyone in your organization value learning as much as you do? If they don’t, what can you do to help others see the value of workplace learning? And just as important, how can you understand the day-to-day lives of the people you support and provide resources that fit? Here are five tips to balance learning strategy and business context.

Column   |   May 17, 2016
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