Elearning! Feb-Mar

FEB-MAR 2015

Elearning! Magazine: Building Smarter Companies via Learning & Workplace Technologies.

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Elearning! February / March 2015 5 >> News 11 Mobile Investments Rise 12 FCC on Net Neutrality 12 Global E-learning Investments Break $1 Billion >> Management 15 Business of Learning To say that Big Data is the "next big thing" in learning is incorrect. However, for companies that are ahead of the curve and have found out how to use Big Data in a timely fashion, it's already paying dividends. By Jerry Roche 17 Leader's View Veronica Zaman, vice president of human resources and learning at Scripps Health, lists the key components of a solid corporate learning culture, along with what she sees in the future for learning professionals. 35 The State of Enterprise Collaboration and Engagement The top business drivers for investing in learning technologies is "improving employee engagement," according to 64.2 percent of respondents of a recent survey. "Increasing collaborative learning" and "collaboration across the enterprise" follow closely behind. By David Coleman 39 Driving Social and Environmental Impact Morris Koffa discusses Africa Environmental Watch's work with local governments to provide better education and leadership resources for its citizens, helping prevent events such as the Ebola crisis. By Tatiana Sehring >> Tools & Practices 41 Measuring the Impact of Learning The diffculty with measuring the impact of soft skills training probably stems from the many defnitions of "soft skills" that are generally discussed. Here's where to start. 43 The Next Big Thing in Virtual Learning While 90% of learning pros use Web or virtual learning, 44% are looking for more robust capabilities. By Susan Levand >> Business 10 Editor's Note Thinking machines have long been a topic for the fertile minds of science- fction writers. But thinking machines like "compu-mentors" are no longer fction. By Jerry Roche 13 Trendlines Statistics, fgures and industry trends 16 Business of Learning To say that Big Data is the "next big thing" in learning is incorrect. Why? Because for companies that are ahead of the curve and have found out how to use Big Data in a timely fashion, it's already paying dividends. By Jerry Roche 49 Pop Quiz Are you Mensa material? 49 Ad/Edit Index 50 Last Word: Five Training Trends Included in the list for 2015 and beyond are Big Data, robust reporting, mobile learning and custom apps. By John Bryson PG 39 PG 35

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