Webinar: Digitizing HR & IT Workflows to Unlock Employee Productivity

Webinar: Digitizing HR & IT Workflows to Unlock Employee Productivity

We’ve all been reading about how digitizing enterprise workflows delivers great experiences and unlocks productivity for the employees and the entire organization. But how can your organization meet these goals quickly, easily and without disruption?

Come join us for a webinar on Wed., Apr. 24 at 11a PT / 2p ET for an interactive discussion about how enterprises are doing so in 4 straightforward steps.  Specifically, the webinar will focus on:

  1. What specifically does it mean to take traditional, step-by-step processes and streamline them in to efficient digitized workflows
  2. How this workflow digitization process can streamline both HR and IT efforts, resulting in big enhancements to employee experiences and productivity
  3. How an integrated Learning Experience Platform (LXP) can efficiently facilitate workflow digitization for HR and IT teams with minimal disruption
  4. How ServiceNow and EdCast are delivering Training & Learning in the Flow of Work solutions to its customers and partners, fulfilling the vision outlined by Josh Bersin here: Learning In The Flow Of Work: Arriving Now

This information-packed webinar will be led by Deepak Bharadwaj, VP & GM, HR Product Line at ServiceNow, Philip Levinson, VP, Marketing at EdCast, Michael Khait, CTO at EdCast. The recording and presentation will be made available to all registrants.

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3 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity

3 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity

Productivity is critical to the health of your company’s bottom line. When staff performance suffers, so do sales, customer service and retention, corporate culture, and employee morale. Even when productivity is sufficient, there is always room for improvement.  

3 Tips for Boosting Team Productivity

Improving staff productivity doesn’t always have to be a multi-step process. Implementing just one or two performance-promoting tips can be effective. Here are three ideas for boosting team productivity.

  1. Emphasize collaboration and connectedness — When corporate culture lacks a sense of community, productivity suffers. “Productivity improves by 20-25 percent in organizations with connected employees,” per the McKinsey Global Institute.1 To increase connectedness, foster a collaborative company culture.

According to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, collaboration initiatives fail when employees don’t feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas.2 A contributor wrote, “In the collaborative process, trust means creating an environment where everyone can openly express concerns, fears, and differences of opinion (i.e., be vulnerable) without fear of rejection, aggression, or retaliation.”

Promoting trust and vulnerability via leading by example facilitates collaboration and connectedness, which ultimately improves productivity.

  1. Reduce stress by changing modes of corporate training — It’s impossible to eliminate stress from the workplace, but it is important to reduce it if you want to increase team productivity. According to Willis Towers Watson, “Employees suffering from high stress levels have lower engagement, are less productive, and have higher absentee levels than those not operating under excessive pressure…”3

Employers know that stress affects team performance, but they don’t always understand how to reduce it. One way is to train employees informally. Josh Bersin calls informal learning that happens during the course of the workday “learning in the flow of work.”4 This type of learning takes the stress of having to attend formal training sessions off employees’ shoulders and frees them to get more done, which is why companies should promote learning in the flow of work.  

  1. Use technologies that boost efficiency — Seventy-five percent of Americans believe they do not have access to the latest efficiency-boosting technology.5 This means they don’t have the tools they need to be as productive as they have the potential to be.

To boost efficiency, consider moving to a Knowledge Cloud. For example, the EdCast AI-powered Knowledge Cloud has the capacity to increase productivity by up to 50 percent. It solves the discovery, curation and recommendation problems of content fragmentation across external, internal, and tacit knowledge sources. Also, the Knowledge Cloud engages employees, customizes content, and delivers all learning content to staff in a personalized learning feed, which maximizes productivity.

Related Reading: 8 Benefits of Moving to the Knowledge Cloud

Begin Turning Productivity Problems Around Today

Companies across all sectors experience issues with team productivity. Promoting collaboration and employee connectedness, offering informal, on-the-job training, and providing staff with efficiency-boosting technology, such as a Knowledge Cloud, can work wonders for your company’s bottom line. There are many tips for boosting productivity, but these are a good start.

Learn more about how a Knowledge Cloud can help increase productivity for your organization.

References:

  1. The McKinsey Global Institute. The social economy: unlocking value and productivity through social technologies. https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/high-tech/our-insights/the-social-economy.
  2. UNC. Creating a collaborative organizational culture. https://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/~/media/files/documents/executive-development/unc-white-paper-creating-a-collaborative-organizational-culture.pdf.
  3. Willis Towers Watson. Workplace stress leads to less productive employees. https://www.towerswatson.com/en/Press/2014/09/Workplace-stress-leads-to-less-productive-employees.
  4. Bersin, Josh. A new paradigm for corporate training: learning in the flow of work. https://joshbersin.com/2018/06/a-new-paradigm-for-corporate-training-learning-in-the-flow-of-work/.
  5. Staples. The state of the workplace in 2016. https://www.staples.com/content-hub/company-culture/work-life-balance/the-state-of-the-workplace-in-2016.

2 Steps to Building a Continuous Learning Culture

2 Steps to Building a Continuous Learning Culture (and Why It is Crucial)

Continuous learning is a key to driving business goals and developing a competitive edge. “…continuous learning is critical for business success. For today’s digital organizations, the new rules call for a learning and development organization that can deliver learning that is always on and always available over a range of mobile platforms,” stated Deloitte.(1)

The Incredible Benefits of Continuous Learning for Businesses

Most company leaders know that learning and training promote corporate success. Fewer individuals understand the importance of continuous learning which, according to LinkedIn(2), is important for the following reasons:

  • It increases employee competence.
  • It promotes innovation.
  • It develops critical thinking skills.

Also, and perhaps most compelling to employers, continuous learning increases profitability and productivity.(3)

2 Tips for Establishing a Continuous Learning Culture

Here are two easy ways your company can build a culture of continuous learning starting today:

  • Utilize strategic knowledge sharing resources — Peer-to-peer, or informal, learning is often at the heart of a continuous learning culture. Foster knowledge sharing by creating opportunities for strategic sharing sessions. From LXPs to HCMs, there are many innovative solutions to help connect the dots.

For an example of traditional training efforts, Inc.com posted an article that suggested having employees complete a continuous education request form if they want to attend an off-site training, then having them “agree to schedule a sharing session with the rest of the company so that the knowledge they acquired (doesn’t) reside only with them.”(4)

Other ways to encourage knowledge sharing include scheduling off-site meetings and events and even setting aside time for face-to-face collaboration.

The channel to share this type of knowledge is key. Use available learning technology that connects employees and SMEs online to reduce the barriers of sharing information. Creating the easiest path possible to benefit from informal knowledge sharing will encourage continuous learning, and will have business benefits.

“If only HP knew what HP knows, we would be three times more productive.” Lew Platt, CEO, Hewlett-Packard.

  • Enable learning in the flow of work — There is no better way to constantly learn than to learn in the flow of work. When an employee is learning in this way, he or she is naturally accessing fresh knowledge and skills throughout the workday directly within the business applications they use most frequently. No need to go to a seperate system to search for relevant content. This is why companies should promote learning in the flow of work.

Josh Bersin, who is popularizing the learning in the flow of work concept, said 49 percent of employees want to learn in this manner.(5)

For example, you can now connect your valuable learning content directly to applications like Salesforce, Microsoft Office, Slack, ServiceNow, and other popular options enhancing the productivity of the average employee’s workday.

Imagine being in the middle of creating that Powerpoint presentation that is past due and you need to reference those new sales materials that we posted on the LXP channel. All you need to do is highlight the keyword term in Powerpoint and the content comes directly to you, instantly. No searching, or even leaving Powerpoint, needed. That exists and is how learning in the flow of work is revolutionizing access to content for innovative organizations.

“In the research we just completed, we found that employees who spend time at work learning are 47% less likely to be stressed, 39% more likely to feel productive and successful, 23% more ready to take on additional responsibilities, and 21% more likely to feel confident and happy. And the more you learn, the happier you become,” wrote Bersin.(5)

Drive Business Goals with a Continuous Learning Culture

Successful businesses, and especially every industry leaders, support a continuous learning culture. Establishing and maintaining such a culture is not as difficult as you might think. It can be as simple as facilitating strategic knowledge sharing resources for employees and giving staff the tools they need to learn in the flow of work. All you need are the right tools and the right perspective to make a foundation of continuous learning that will pay dividends as your organization evolves.

 

References:

  1. Deloitte. Learning in the digital age. https://www2.deloitte.com/insights/us/en/focus/human-capital-trends/2017/learning-in-the-digital-age.html.
  2. LinkedIn. 7 reasons why continuous learning is important. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/7-reasons-why-continuous-learning-important-amit-nagpal.  
  3. CEOWORLD Magazine. Increase productivity and profitability through continued learning. https://ceoworld.biz/2014/09/03/increase-productivity-profitability-continued-learning/.
  4. Inc.com. 5 unique ways to create a culture of continuous learning. https://www.inc.com/marissa-levin/5-unique-ways-to-create-a-culture-of-continuous-learning.html.
  5. Bersin, Josh. A new paradigm for corporate training: learning in the flow of work. https://joshbersin.com/2018/06/a-new-paradigm-for-corporate-training-learning-in-the-flow-of-work/.

Can You Show ROI for your HCM Software?

Use MyGuide to increase the ROI for your HCM software and boost employee engagement.

Can You Show ROI for your HCM Software?

If you’ve been in the corporate world for long, you’ve heard the acronym “HCM” thrown around a lot. According to Gartner1, HCM, or human capital management, “is a set of practices related to people resource management. These practices are focused on the organizational need to provide specific competencies and are implemented in three categories: workforce acquisition, workforce management, and workforce optimization.”

HCM software is used by many companies to streamline business processes and manage and maintain staff. It is enabled by various applications such as:

  • Personnel administration
  • Payroll
  • Workforce planning
  • Competency management
  • Onboarding
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Workflow

Human capital management software integrates all these functions, as well as many more, into one platform. However, it doesn’t always ensure employee engagement.

Why Companies Using HCM Software Have Disengaged Employees  

Three-quarters of employees are not fully engaged or productive, per a national study by Dale Carnegie Training that was mentioned by Forbes.2 This statistic indicates that even with the use of HCM software, some companies still struggle with employee disengagement.   

The causes of employee disengagement vary from company to company. However, there are a few common reasons why employees are dissatisfied. According to a contributor to LinkedIn3, many professionals are disengaged because:

    • They don’t get along with their supervisors
  • They don’t fit in with company culture  
  • They aren’t taking charge of their own career
  • They feel undervalued

Also, a lack of organization can contribute to disengagement, per Recruiter.com4. A contributor wrote, “Be sure to remain organized in all your company functions, policies, and procedures so workers will always be fully aware of company-related business and how (if at all) this affects their place in your establishment.” This is where MyGuide can help.  

How to Increase Employee Engagement and Show More ROI for Your HCM Software  

Are you getting the ROI for your HCM software that your company needs? If you have a high level of employee disengagement, the answer is probably “no.” Even if most of your employees are engaged, there is always room for improvement in this area, which is one of the reasons why MyGuide was created.

MyGuide is a tool you can use to create an in-app guide which helps employees use any application or platform effectively. Here are a few points about what MyGuide can do for you:

  • Provides in-app training, automation, and intelligence
  • Drives adoption and usage
  • Fosters better performance
  • Reduces the need for HCM software customer support

Additionally, MyGuide Increases employee engagement and productivity by building professionals’ confidence in their ability to correctly use HCM software.

By using MyGuide, you can supercharge your HCM software and maximize its ROI.

Learn more about the benefits of MyGuide here.

 

References:

  1. Gartner. IT glossary. https://www.gartner.com/it-glossary/hcm-human-capital-management.
  2. Forbes. Why are so many employee disengaged? https://www.forbes.com/sites/victorlipman/2013/01/18/why-are-so-many-employees-disengaged/#111e0c1a1e22.
  3. LinkedIn. The 3 reasons why your employees are disengaged. https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/hr/2016/the-3-reasons-why-your-employees-are-disengaged.
  4. Recruiter.com. 4 effects of a disorganized company. https://www.recruiter.com/i/4-negative-effects-of-a-disorganized-company/

Webinar: Increase Salesforce ROI with In-App Training and Automation

Webinar: Increase Salesforce ROI with In-App Training & Automation

Let’s face it: You need to see more productivity and faster onboarding with Salesforce. Fortunately, you are not alone. Salesforce is a robust CRM that is not quickly or easily configured to your specific business needs.

Let’s discuss getting your teams up-to-speed faster, reducing errors and support tickets, and improving business-critical processes so you can see measurable results.

Come join us for a webinar on Wed., Feb. 27 at 11a PT / 2p ET for an interactive session showing how in-app guides, intelligence and automation software can improve the ROI of Salesforce. We will show you just how easy it is to increase productivity, reduce errors and replace repetitive tasks with MyGuide automation.

We will discuss specific, everyday issues with issues with Salesforce and other business applications to show how MyGuide can make a measurable difference in how your workforce performs critical tasks.  

This instructional webinar will be led by Kalpit Jain, Vice President of MyGuide, and Corey Thompson, Director of Enterprise Solutions at EdCast. The recording and presentation will be made available to all registrants.

Key points that will be discussed:

  • How to easily create training guides and automation
  • Faster onboarding techniques
  • Video screen capture as well as highly customized and embedded “How to” videos in multiple languages tailored to each step
  • Robust intelligence and analytics to understand ow salesforce is being used

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How to Easily Equip Employees with New Skills

EdCast’s personalized skills pathway service helps employees gain one critical skill each month.

How to Easily Equip Employees with New Skills

Employee disengagement is an ongoing problem that no one seems to have the solution for. Just 32 percent of Americans are engaged at work.1 Also, engagement declines with each year that an employee spends with a company.

“While 82.3% of employees are engaged in their inaugural year, that number drops to 74.8% in year two and 73.3% in years three through five,” wrote a contributor to Quantum Workplace.2 “Organizations must be intentional about keeping their employees engaged.”

One way to be intentional about engaging employees is to provide training opportunities that equip them with skills that increase competitiveness and professional value.

Why Upskilling Staff Should Be Your Company’s Top Priority

Upskilling employees should be a priority for every company. Here are a few reasons why:

  1. Upskilling staff increases employee satisfaction. In fact, 68 percent of employees believe training and development is the most important workplace policy. Your team members especially want to gain digital skills.3
  2. Upskilling staff sets the habit of learning. When corporate learning becomes habitual, a continuous learning culture is developed. This type of culture normalizes learning and makes training readily available. Enabling employees to learn in the flow of work promotes habitual learning.
  3. Upskilling staff reduces employee churn. Forty percent of employees who are poorly trained leave their job within one year, per Clear Company.4 “These employees cited lack of skills training and development as the main reasons they chose to voluntarily leave their positions.” Upskilling staff goes a long way toward reducing turnover.

Engage Your Employees by Offering Training for New Skills

For many employees, the idea of gaining a new skill set is overwhelming. Upskilling can be a fuzzy, complicated concept if not clearly defined. To make the upskilling process obvious and easy to participate in, focus on equipping staff with one new skill per month.

EdCast can get your employees on board with learning a monthly skill by creating and promoting a dedicated learning pathway of your choosing. The pathway can address just about any skill, i.e. cybersecurity, digital transformation, AI, ect. A learning pathway also:

  • Can be promoted in weekly email digests
  • Consists of the most current, relevant pieces of training content
  • Provides proof of certification and a badge of completion

A custom learning pathway encourages training participation by providing a framework for learning and rewarding employees for their engagement. The ultimate reward for learners is the sense of competency that results from owning a new skill.

Just imagine where your company would be in one year if your employees mastered at least one new skill each month. EdCast can help make that  happen.

This month, many EdCast customers are upskilling their employees with the Digital DNA/Digital Transformation Skill of the Month.

Get more information about EdCast’s custom Skill of the Month learning pathways here.

 

References:

  1. Forbes. How to establish a culture of employee engagement. https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikekappel/2018/01/04/how-to-establish-a-culture-of-employee-engagement/.
  2. Quantum Workplace. 10 surprising employee engagement statistics for 2018. https://www.quantumworkplace.com/future-of-work/10-surprising-employee-engagement-statistics-2018/.
  3. Forbes. What do employees want? They want digital skills. https://www.forbes.com/sites/joemckendrick/2018/11/21/what-do-employees-want-they-want-digital-skills/#6a1804c17f56.
  4. Clear Company. 5 surprising employee development statistics you didn’t know. https://blog.clearcompany.com/5-surprising-employee-development-statistics-you-dont-know.

EdCast Acquires Leapest, the Leading Corporate Training Marketplace with 1,600 Business Customers

EdCast Acquires Leapest, the Leading Corporate Training Marketplace with 1,600 Business Customers

EdCast expands its blended learning offerings by adding Leapest, an online marketplace for corporate training with 5,000 learning products and a focus on high-tech upskilling, to EdCast’s knowledge management offerings.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS  Feb. 12, 2019 — EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announces the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world. Leapest will be rebranded to be Leapest by EdCast.

The CEO and Founder of Leapest, Sukhbir Jasuja, will be joining EdCast as its Executive Vice President and Managing Director of EdCast’s Blended Learning Marketplace. In conjunction with Annee Bayeux (EdCast’s Chief Customer Officer for Europe), Jasuja will help lead EdCast’s new European operations. This acquisition will accelerate EdCast’s rapid growth in Europe and expand the company’s blended learning capabilities.

With this step, EdCast also builds upon its success with ContentExchange, the global learning content marketplace focused on workforce upskilling.

“We are thrilled to add Leapest and its team to our expanding blended learning and ContentExchange capabilities,” said Karl Mehta, CEO and founder of EdCast. “EdCast is weaving together the key aspects of enterprise training on one integrated Knowledge Cloud platform, creating a unique, critical ecosystem for learning, training and knowledge management.”

Since launching its marketplace two years ago, Leapest continues to grow at an exponential pace. With over 1,600 business buyers from more than 100 countries, Leapest is attracting dozens of new business buyers per week. In addition to its variety of product offerings, Leapest stands out for the integrated cloud-based training delivery environment it offers to L&D departments, corporate universities and training providers.

“We are excited about creating better learning experiences and bringing more choice and convenience for all actors involved in corporate training by joining forces with the global team at EdCast,” said Sukhbir Jasuja, CEO of Leapest. “We look forward to supporting enterprises building the workforces of the future by creating abundant opportunities for learning and upskilling through our marketplace.”

Global industry analyst Josh Bersin discussed the acquisition in an article published recently, stating: “This acquisition demonstrates how the LXP market is growing up. By acquiring Leapest, EdCast becomes both an LXP and a true content network, adding LMS features as well. This changes the game, and has the potential to add tremendous new value for corporate training buyers.”

About EdCast
EdCast is the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise. Its award-winning platform is used internationally by Global 2000 companies and large government organizations, including NASSCOM and World Economic Forum, to solve the discovery and curation problems across all external and internal knowledge sources. EdCast’s offerings include its Learning Experience Platform (LXP) and MyGuide’s in-app guides, intelligence, and automation for business software. Follow on Twitter @EdCast.

About Leapest by EdCast
Leapest by EdCast (formerly Leapest) offers a corporate learning marketplace for training content (courseware, eLearning, business simulations, labs), industry certifications and instructor service. Enterprises can define and design the training activities for their teams and have control of creating the learning experiences by being able to choose the content and instructors they need. Leapest is architected for agility, scalability, and reliability; the marketplace model enables enterprises and training providers to offer a variety of learning options and create scalable programs while controlling costs.  Leapest pioneers a training resources ecosystem that engenders both transparency and a strong spirit of sharing.

EdCast Launches AI-Powered Learning for Microsoft Teams

EdCast Launches AI-Powered Learning for Microsoft Teams

EdCast’s leading digital learning and upskilling platform delivers personalized knowledge in the flow of work for Microsoft Teams

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA Feb. 6, 2019 — EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, now provides technology for learning, knowledge management and information discovery for Microsoft Teams users. EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud has successfully completed the compatibility and security review, and the app is now available through the Microsoft AppSource marketplace for immediate use.

EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud integration enables all Microsoft Teams users to gain one-click access to knowledge on-demand. Organizations can use the Knowledge Cloud to address sales enablement, training, and upskilling needs in ways that are completely integrated into the flow of work with Microsoft Teams, which is now commercially used by 120 million people around the world as part of the Office 365 suite.

Key features available through the EdCast application for Microsoft Teams:

  • Content Curation:
    • Search: Find relevant content from known sources through a unified search engine covering all of your content sources (internal, external, paid, user-generated, and more).
    • Today’s Insights: Get daily personalized recommendations based on your interests, activity, and job title delivered automatically.
    • Channels: Explore the latest and greatest content in your theme-focused channels that you choose to follow.
  • AI-Powered: Personalized materials are curated by our proprietary AI that can pull from all internal, external, paid and subject matter expert content sources.
  • Security: Enterprise-grade security and privacy controls.
  • Engagement (Mobile-first and In-App): Collaboration capabilities available across disparate groups.
  • Customization: Branded and tailored for you and the unique needs of your learners.
  • Analytics: Advanced reporting to assess and measure performance, manage certifications, and empower discretionary learning.
  • Learning Digital Wallet: Frictionless access to paid content with cost savings across publishers and products as part of EdCast’s learning marketplace.

“Now that EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud is available to all Microsoft Teams users with just a few clicks, millions of people can access valuable learning and insights directly in the flow of work,” says Karl Mehta, Founder, and CEO of EdCast. “Our strategic focus on delivering the best knowledge-sharing solutions through a multi-channel approach reinforces the work we’ve done to make EdCast’s Knowledge Cloud app widely available, including in the AppSource marketplace for Microsoft Teams and other Office 365 productivity tools.”

To access EdCast’s application for Microsoft Teams in the Microsoft AppSource marketplace, users can go to https://appsource.microsoft.com and search for “EdCast” or click here. EdCast also recently announced the certification and availability of its Knowledge Cloud app for Office 365’s Excel, PowerPoint, and Word applications, which is available here.

About EdCast

EdCast is the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise. Its award-winning platform is used internationally by Global 2000 companies and large government organizations, including NASSCOM and World Economic Forum, to solve the discovery and curation problems across all external and internal knowledge sources. EdCast’s offerings include its Learning Experience Platform (LXP) and MyGuide’s in-app guides, intelligence, and automation for business software. Follow on Twitter @EdCast.

3 Types of Organizational Change L&D Professionals Should Implement in 2019

3 Types of Organizational Change L&D Professionals Should Implement in 2019

Learning is key to a company’s success. Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, said, “An organization’s ability to learn and translate that learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage,” per Allen Comm.1 L&D professionals can increase learning and optimize corporate wellness this year by implementing a few simple tips.  

Want to Jumpstart Organizational Change in 2019?
Give These 3 Ideas a Try.

Here are three ideas that can streamline training, increase productivity, boost employee satisfaction, and more:

  1. Upskill and reskill employees — If you do nothing differently this year, make upskilling and reskilling employees a top priority.
    “U.S. competitiveness is being hurt by a skills shortage…46% (of company presidents and CFOs) believe the workforce is not receiving the proper skills training businesses require,” wrote a contributor to CNBC.2
    The answer to closing the corporate skills gap is simple, but not easy: effectively train employees. For your company, this could mean investing more money into training.
    There are many ways to get better results from corporate training. One is by enabling staff to learn in the flow of work.
  1. Promote learning in the flow of work — “Learning in the flow of work” refers to learning and training that takes place during the course of a normal workday. It doesn’t require an employee to leave his or her desk, or even leave the business applications they may be working with. It feels natural, is informal, and is the future of learning.
    According to Josh Bersin, most employees have only 24 minutes per week to learn.3 When employees learn in the flow of work, they aren’t pulled away from their job unnecessarily. Instead, they rapidly acquire new skills from microlearning segments, such as succinct video tutorials or articles, then immediately apply those skills to their task at hand.
    Companies can promote learning in the flow of work by implementing tools like Office 365, Salesforce, or a learning experience platform.
  1. Create a collaborative work culture — Collaborative work environments offer many benefits for employers as well as employees. Increasing collaboration among staff not only inspires creativity and promotes knowledge sharing, but it also increases performance, according to Forbes.
    To boost workplace collaboration, facilitate team-building activities, use team collaboration software, and improve employee communication with an AI Knowledge Cloud.

 

How Will You Drive Change This Year as an L&D Professional?

Hoping to drive organizational change hard in 2019? If so, try putting a greater emphasis on upskilling and reskilling employees via effective training, enabling staff to learn in the flow of work, and making company culture more collaborative.

 

References:

  1. Allen Comm. 13 learning and development quotes to spark inspiration. https://www.allencomm.com/blog/2015/09/13-learning-and-development-quotes-to-spark-inspiration/.
  2. CNBC. Here’s what the June unemployment rate is not telling you about job losses. https://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/07/heres-what-the-unemployment-rate-is-not-telling-you-about-job-losses.html.  
  3. Bersin, Josh. A new paradigm for corporate training: learning in the flow of work. https://joshbersin.com/2018/06/a-new-paradigm-for-corporate-training-learning-in-the-flow-of-work/.
  4. Forbes. New study finds that collaboration drives workplace performance. https://www.forbes.com/sites/adigaskell/2017/06/22/new-study-finds-that-collaboration-drives-workplace-performance/#423f56de3d02.  

Let’s Connect at the Learning Technologies Event in London

Let’s Connect at the Learning Technologies Event February 13 and 14 in London.

EdCast is a proud sponsor of this year’s Learning Technologies event. We will be in the EdCast Stand #P16 and we’d like to discuss your unique learning and knowledge-sharing needs. EdCast is the AI-powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise. Its award-winning platform is used internationally by Global 2000 companies and large government organizations to solve the discovery and curation problems across all external and internal knowledge sources.

Please put our topical session on your schedule:

Democratization of Knowledge & Learning in the Enterprise
Feb. 14, 2019, Day 2, Theatre 11 at 3:30p

Annee Bayeux,
Chief Customer Officer, Europe
EdCast

Annee Bayeux leads Customer efforts for EdCast in Europe. She previously served as the global head of Danone Academy, Global HR Process Tools Director at GE, and Head of Global Design and Digital Learning at Alstom. She is an international professional with 20 years combined experience in HR Digital transformation, M&A activities, and Learning and Development at corporate universities and HR centers of expertise.

Let’s pick a time that works for us to chat at the event. Contact us at marketing@edcast.com and we can plan to see you there.