How Data Science and Learning Intersect

June 1, 2021 Shankar Krishna general

Data is the new science. In an overwhelming sea of Big Data, the ability to convert cutting-edge technology into actionable insights is priceless. However, this is hard to come by. The past few years have witnessed more companies embracing the need for training and development efforts. That said, it's one thing to invest in learning and development activities, and it's a whole different thing to achieve this effectively. ...

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Flash Player will no longer be supported after December 2020.

December 12, 2020 Shankar Krishna elearning

How would you evacuate from the sinking ship? Do you have your life-boats and life-vests ready ? And sail to a new flash-devoid future. But what if you have some legacy content that still weighs you down? Blow that whistle… us. This is real. This is now. And very soon a lot of things that you have been used to on the net will change beginning 2021. Adobe has an an End-of-life page , an obituary to Flash. https://www.a ...

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Beyond work-from-home… Motivation in your pajamas.

April 29, 2020 Shankar Krishna general
Work from home Ideaon

It’s the unsaid and unspoken. We’re in an unprecedented situation with the shelter-in-places and working in pajamas is almost the new norm. We’re assaulted by a number of webinars and blogs that pontificate on how to work with a distributed work-force. Given that we have had a few weeks to get our bearings on the work-from-home modalities, the bigger ask of the employees is how do you keep their morale high? How do you ...

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Employee Training and Development during TOUGH Times

April 9, 2020 Shankar Krishna elearning
Employee training and development IDEAON

Turbulent times call an increased understanding of employee training and development. We see job attrition happening already due to dynamic conditions. How does a company retain the same productivity with a smaller set of people ? A training and development program is driven by strategic business needs. Its purpose is to identify gaps in employee knowledge, then use education to amplify skill sets. The ultimate goal of an ...

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Tips to Choose an LMS for Your Small Business

November 19, 2019 Shankar Krishna elearning

In our fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever to provide our employees with the resources they need, when they need it. And there are more choices than ever when it comes to buying a learning management system (LMS) for your small business.  The key to a successful employee learning experience is often selecting an LMS that meets your business’ unique needs. A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software you ...

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New stuff to look for in elearning…

January 11, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

The face of elearning is changing more rapidly and research by ASTD and other e-learning groups suggest that the latest trends in e-learning include: More user engagement in elearning than ever before than the boring one-sided approach Integrating user-based content like Wikis, Blogs, etc Integrating social media into the existing e-learning system, making it very user-centric and interactive Mlearning and the surge ...

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Do you need to Understand Big Data to Use it?

January 11, 2018 Patti Alvarez general

If I started off by saying what can Big Data not be used for my page would be empty. We all use data, but we don’t all use Big Data.Instead, I want to talk about how Big Data can be used to improve our learning and the learning of others. Big Data is being used in so many verticals and industries. e-Learning is just one of many. Let us not discuss the matrix or the technical side of Big Data, the side of how it works and why. I ...

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Crossing the ILT Bridge to e-Learning

January 10, 2018 Patti Alvarez general

As Director – Sales at Ideaon and over 20 years’ experience, I can honestly say Ithought Ihad heard it all, until today, while making my morning calls I spoke with an instructor that said “Patti, why would I want to outsource my own job?” I was a bit overtaken byher question. Of courseI reassured her crossing the bridge from ILT to e-Learning would not outsource her job, but make her more of an asset and help her company ret ...

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Pharmaceutical e-Learning – a 360 Degree help from IDEAON

January 9, 2018 Shankar Krishna general

Pharmaceutical e-Learning – a 360 Degree help from IDEAON Regulatory and Compliance Training We understand the need for regulatory and compliance standards. Incremental learning and training employees so that they adhere to the standards prescribed is critical. Regulatory standards keep changing frequently and keeping your employees updated on them can be challenging in an ILT format. However, adopting eLearning can make it ea ...

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Social play can be Social Learning

January 9, 2018 Patti Alvarez general

I have been asked a half-dozen times about my thoughts on Social Learning within corporations. At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. When I ask about social learning in the work place, I normally get blank stares from potential clients, “Do you mean I should allow my employees play on Facebook at work?” This makes me wonder whether everyone is classifying social learn ...

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