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Three L&D predictions that never took off

Generating hype is in itself an industry that keeps many of us gainfully engaged or just engaged. The learning and development industry is no stranger to hype but training departments are inherently averse to hype. This inherent propensity not to

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Posted in Gamification, Social Collaboration, Virtual Worlds

Employee Training at Facebook and Twitter

Here is a summary of an article from Quartz. Worth reading to find out what drives powerhouses like Facebook and Twitter. Training employees and managers is essential at any company but particularly for startups. Yet many avoid it because it seems

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Posted in Training

Social Learning Experiences Tamed with Tappestry

I don’t have to explain how big social media has become. Everybody and their grandmother is using Facebook. We even have Dogs that come with their own Twitter handle. While the biggest use of this social media revolution has been

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Posted in Learning, Mobile Learning, Social Learning

The Sharing Economy and Its Implication for Training

The Fast Company had published an article titled “The Sharing Economy” early last year. The article was about how the Internet is revolutionizing the way people consume products and services. Just as we saw cloud computing take the center stage

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Posted in Crowdsourcing, Social Learning, Training

Employing Gamification for Maximizing Business Results

This post is in continuation of my earlier write-up on gamification. Gamification in enterprises is a catching up pretty fast in two key areas – customer engagement (to drive stickiness, sales, and brand recall), and internal activities like sales operations

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Posted in Game based Learning, Simulations, Social Learning

What’s behind the Gamification Madness?

The Economist recently printed an article titled “All the World’s a Game”. The article highlights the growth of the gaming industry beyond the stereotypical young male that while away their youth playing violent video games. Here are some interesting stats from

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Posted in Game based Learning

Enterprise Social Learning – You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

David Kirkpatrick, the author of The Facebook Effect has written a superb article titled “The Social Power and the coming corporate revolution”. This article was published in the September 2011 issue of Forbes and I have used snippets from the article

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Posted in LMS, Social Learning

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