We are less than two weeks away from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) International Conference and Exposition (ICE) taking place in Denver, CO USA on May 6-9, 2012. Interactyx Limited is a bronze sponsor of this event and we have a special offer for you.
Let us know you are going to the event by clicking ‘Join’ on our Facebook event page or our LinkedIn event page and we will send you a free chapter of The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media which was written by Tony Bingham, the President and Chief Executive Officer of ASTD, and Marcia Conner, a Partner at Altimeter Group.
We look forward to seeing you at the event! And, we have a deal for everyone that will be there:
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There are many great articles below and more on our Social Learning Blog. Enjoy this month’s edition of TOPYX Topics, the social learning newsletter!
|LMSs Remain a Priority for Global Corporate Learning|
|Is leveraging the right learning management system (LMS) for corporate learning still a focus of leading organizations around the world? The research says ‘Yes’.According research conducted by Elearnity, a European learning and talent analyst firm, at an April 12, 2012 symposium, “… many multinationals say that implementing a new learning management system (LMS) is a critical priority in the coming year.”“Companies such as Shell Oil and Lloyds Banking group still regard creating an LMS as critical to maximizing their existing learning solutions and managing their resources in tough economic times,” according to David Wilson, Managing Director of Elearnity.Wilson continues, “It seems the LMS is still viewed as a solution that is going to help organizations through this challenging period. And now there has been a clear shift in the systems to encompass business areas like employee performance, talent and succession planning as well as learning, their value to organizations appears to be increasing.”|
|New Toolkit to Learn More About TOPYX|
|We just launched a new toolkit on our website for you to use to learn why TOPYX is an award-winning social learning management system.We included short videos highlighting key features, screenshots, some good collateral pieces and more so you have all the information handy to make the best decision regarding your training and learning management needs.Let us know what you think!Visit the toolkit|
|Social Learning Management and Nonprofits|
|Using social networking resources to grow the reach, membership, fundraising and just about all other aspects critical for the success of nonprofits is becoming more popular. But, many still have not embraced it. Why?Does that mean nonprofits are ready to leverage these tools in a more comprehensive, branded and secure way to encompass learning, training and collaboration as well with social learning management systemsoftware? I think so, but let’s review the current trends.Here are some of interesting points:|
|5 Social Learning Traps to Avoid|
|As more and more organization recognize the value of social learning and move forward with social learning management systems (LMSs), there are traps that you need to look out for.It would be easier if all traps had a sign like the image to the right.What are the some of the most prominent traps you should avoid in implementing social learning? How do you overcome them?1. Scarce resources|
2. Wake-me-when-it’s-over syndrome
3. Too many cooks …
4. Data overload
5. Increased development needs:
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