How to Create Online Training Programs for Bank Employees

Kitaboo

Such upskilling is especially critical in the banking sector. . Things to Consider While Creating Online Training Programs for Bank Employees. Incorporation of technologies such as artificial intelligence can help banks reduce daily operation costs by up to 25%.

Time to Teach Students How to Bank via Cell Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

Well, ready or not mobile banking is here! Sites such as Obopay allow anyone to sign up and create a mobile banking account. The mobile banking allows anyone to send or accept money by sending a text message on a cell phone. R U Ready???

Mobile Ordering And Payments: Will The Large Banks Miss The Boat?

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile payment methods have not made as much progress as expected, but research suggests paying with cash and credit cards will soon be a thing of the past. Mobile Devices mobile shopping mobile technology sales enablement

Time to Teach Students How to Bank via Cell Phone

Cell Phones in Learning

Well, ready or not mobile banking is here! Sites such as Obopay allow anyone to sign up and create a mobile banking account. The mobile banking allows anyone to send or accept money by sending a text message on a cell phone. You can add money to your obopay account online with a credit card, bank account transfer, or even PayPal. This is not the only mobile banking option, and it just touches the surface of the mobile banking possibilities! R U Ready???

m4Lit on the BBC (again!) and at the World Bank

Steve Vosloo

The World Bank’s infoDev programme held it’s annual symposium in Washington DC and I was invited to sit on a panel to discuss the m4Lit project. Uncategorized bbc kontax m4Lit world bankJune was a good month for m4Lit.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life. How Sweden’s blood banks use text messaging to engage donors. In order to respond to this challenge, Sweden’s blood banks have implemented a new text messaging service that alerts donors when their donation helps save a life. For example, your blood bank can use text messaging to arrange regular appointments with donors.

The Pros and Cons of Digitization on Jobs – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

In 2019 the World Bank’s flagship World Development Report will be on the changing nature of work (working draft here ). Image: CC Nicolas Bertrand / Taimani Films / World Bank. Thought Leadership Brookings Community Health Workers Farmers Jobs Market Prices mhealth OECD world bankDigitization will have profound effects on the world of work.

Best Compliance Training Ideas for BFSI Employees

Kitaboo

Driven by rapidly evolving technology and global convergence, the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector is going through a dramatic shift. Compliance risk is one of the biggest concerns of the banking and finance industry.

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mLearning World

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2 mLearning articles worth reading (including an interview in Education Week)

Steve Vosloo

by Mike Trucano of the World Bank (follow @WBedutech ). I was recently interviewed by Education Week, the leading education newspaper in the USA. The article, Mobile Devices Address Technology Equity in Africa , is well written and provides an overview of some of the interesting mobile learning projects in Africa. For a good roundup, also check out Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What’s Happening? Uncategorized africa mlearning mobile phones

Steve Wozniak Streams Live Tonight

Mobile Learning Edge

Wozniak will be speaking about “will discuss education, emerging technologies, and his vision for the future of technology and society.&# (American Banking & Market News, February 28, 2011).

Most Innovative Companies in the Mobile Space

Mobile Learning Edge

08 / JPMorgan Chase – For integrating novel mobile apps into consumer banking. Fast Company has produced their list of the “world’s most innovative companies&# for 2011. At the top of the list are Apple, Twitter and Facebook.

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Book-Poor, but Mobile Phone-Rich? Look to M-Novels

Steve Vosloo

Look to M-Novels is a guest blog post that I wrote for the World Bank’s Educational Technology Debate. Book-Poor, but Mobile Phone-Rich?

Quick guide to low cost ICT devices for 3rd world

moblearn

For several years, those nice people at infoDev / World Bank have been keeping a (slowly aging) list of excellent, low cost technology cheap and robust enough to be used in the developing world. Great list – but almost impossible to keep uptodate. Especially when it comes to Mobile. Growth of mobile phones, and connectivity via mobile networks has massively leapfrogged the non-mobile.

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June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

mLearnopedia on Blogspot

Here is the monthly top ten list for cc.mlearnopedia.com from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

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What are the Best Employee Training Tools for Your Business?

Kitaboo

Direct payment to bank account. Whether you need to upgrade the skills of your employees or update your decision-makers with the newest tools for decision-making, you need training tools.

1:1 Educational Computing Initiatives — Lessons learned and confirmed at the Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014

Steve Vosloo

The event was hosted by the Korean Ministry of Education and the World Bank, along with KERIS, UNESCO Bangkok and Intel. I recently had the privilege of attending the 8th Global Symposium on ICT in Education 2014, themed Transforming Education with 1:1 Computing (3-5 November, 2014, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea). All presentations are here.

5 Strategies to Improve Your Learning Management System

Kitaboo on EdTech

Bank on the strengths of your LMS. You are a school, college or university looking to publish online courses and assign virtual work to your students. You are an enterprise looking to provide training to your staff. You are an online tutor providing one-on-one lessons for your pupils. You are a corporation onboarding new employees to your operations. . Whatever reason you may have for turning towards the virtual realm of education, you can’t deny that online learning has become the norm.

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India And The Mobile Internet Revolution

Upside Learning

Already, telecom providers in India bank hugely on selling content in varied forms to their users. While doing some research, I came across this interesting article ‘Can India lead the mobile-internet revolution?’ registration required) that McKinsey published in February of this year. Three things in the article struck me as being spot on. Even though typical Indian consumers have no Internet access, they have a remarkable appetite for digital content.

Digit: An SMS Program That Saves You Money Without You Noticing

Mobile Commons

Digit is a proactive banking tool that uses text messaging to help users save money, rather than just tracking their spending habits. Digit creates a new savings account for users that has access to their existing bank account. Digit is the perfect example of a program that can turn a complicated system – such as personal banking – into simple actions. Most major commercial banks use text messaging for various aspects of personal banking.

7 Reasons Why Enterprises Must Invest in an Employee Training App

Kitaboo

I can say this with conviction because I know for a fact that living in this mobile-first world without a dozen apps for various purposes such as banking, retail, social media, instant communication, etc., You probably have at least ten different apps on your phone. is more than an inconvenience. This blog talks about reasons every enterprise must invest in an employee training app. Did you know that there are 2.8 million apps available for download on the Google Play Store, and 2.2

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

A fact supported by the recent news that Barclays, one of the world’s largest banks, has just bought 8,500 iPads for use by their branch staff! Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. It literally revolutionised the ‘hand held’ mobile, tablet market across the world.

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Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

A2P SMS Market: Rising Adoption in Banking and Finance Sector as Mobile Subscribers Soar Drives Market Growth Across the Globe This new industry report concludes that A2P SMS “is in high demand in several end-use industries” – including retail, banking, travel, healthcare, entertainment, and media.

Algorithmic Accountability is Possible in ICT4D

Steve Vosloo

During recent discussions on AI at the World Bank the point was raised that because some big data analysis methods are opaque, policymakers may need a lot of convincing to use them. In education Michael Trucano of the World Bank asks : “What is the net impact on transparency within an education system when we advocate for open data but then analyze these data (and make related decisions) with the aid of ‘closed’ algorithms?”

Pew Study Shows that Texting Outpaces All Other Cell Phone Functions

Mobile Commons

Today’s cell phones allow people do everything on the go: check their bank account, send emails, take photos, look up their favorite restaurants. But a recent Pew Report shows that when it comes to a phone’s various functions, users in almost every age category overwhelmingly prefer to use their phones for text messaging. 80% of cell phone owners use the text message function on their phone, compared to 56% who use it to access the internet and 50% who use it to check their email.

Mobile learning at the Nigeria Summit

Steve Vosloo

It has fundamentally changed the way that people communicate, socialise, do business, bank and farm. I was honored to sit on a panel at The Economist’s Nigeria Summit 2013 in Lagos. The panel was titled SKILLS AND EDUCATION – DEVELOPING NIGERIA’S PEOPLE POWER. Below are my speaking notes. Education challenges. As we all know, the world faces major education challenges, including: Shortage of trained and motivated teachers.

6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Search for everything we need just in time, - finding locations/directions instantly, - news, ebooks, sports updates, - social networking, facebook, twitter, - banking & shopping, - face time / video calls. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning.

The Challenges of Being a Sustainable Edtech Venture – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Payment can be made by credit card, airtime or bank transfer. Image: CC by Trevor Samson / World Bank. Earlier this month I attended FUTUR.E.S in Africa in Casablanca, the first event to connect French, Moroccan and African digital ecosystems. Startups, academics and government shared projects in various sectors, including education. It was refreshing to discuss edtech with Francophones, as usually the Anglo/Franco African divide is wide.

Creating Killer ICT4D Content – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

The Nutrition Knowledge Bank is an open access library of free to use nutrituion content. Creating killer content is critical to ICT4D success. One of the major barriers to digital uptake is a lack of incentives to go online because of a lack of relevant or attractive content. This weekend we look at resources for creating great content, drawing on lessons from the mhealth and mAgri sectors. If you are not an mhealth or mAgri practitioner, don’t stop reading now.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

SMS: Powering communication in the financial services industry SMS messaging gives banks an unrivaled ability to reach every customer. Key quote: “With an ever increasing focus towards mobile and digital transformation on the one hand, and consumer protection and associated rights on the other, it’s easy to see why mobile messaging will become one of the priorities for banks and financial services providers in the next few years.”

Personalized learning: Hype or Help?

Steve Vosloo

Image: © CC-BY-NC-ND Charlotte Kesl / World Bank. The promise of digitally-enabled personalized learning dates back to the 1960s. As with many early predictions, it took decades before the potential began to be realized.

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Your Weekly Mobile News

Mobile Commons

Here’s how Facebook Messenger will change banking – Chat bots will help banks automate tasks further by making it seamless for the users to submit inquiries. SMS Assist, a No-Glamour Start-Up, Becomes a Unicorn – SMS Assist is a company that connects property managers with external vendors. It just scored $150M in new investment from a high-profile Goldman Sachs investment team.

First thoughts on #iPhone4S and #iOS5 Apple event -from an Educator #Slide2learn #ADEANZ #ADEuc8ors

uLearning Blog

iOS 5 however has many great new free features – like wireless syncing and the notifications upgrade – more than enough to be totally thrilled by I should point out to those who were banking on the iPhone five rumours. Just reading thru some of the details about the announcements overnight – now 500,000 apps – oops, I mean 500,000 potential learning resources. I’ve been thinking what’s in it for educators – not much this time.

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UNESCO report on mobiles for teacher support

Steve Vosloo

This, in itself, is noteworthy (as reported in the World Bank’s World Development Report 2018 ), as teacher digital literacy is crucial for mobile learning. On World Teachers’ Day (5 October) we celebrate the wonderful people all over the planet who have dedicated their lives to the education of others. Without the commitment and patience of teachers, none of us, the educated, would be where we are today. However, on this day we also know there are not enough teachers in the world.

Evidence of #Post-PC transition: iPad cannibalisation of PCs predicted to be over 30% already #slide2learn #Edutechebate

uLearning Blog

Under the heading ‘ Bleak outlook for tablets outside of iPad’ , this article quotes Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore who has “ announced slashed PC growth estimates, from initial 9 percent year-over-year growth in 2011 to just 4 percent, primarily due to weakness in the consumer market due to cannibalization by smartphones and iPads.&#.

Tech in Africa – your weekend long reads

Steve Vosloo

Image: © CC-BY-NC-ND Arne Hoel / World Bank. The rapid uptake of mobile technology in Africa has, for some time, been the source of much excitement. In less than twenty years the continent “leapfrogged” landline telecommunications to enlist half a billion mobile subscribers. Such a feat of digital acrobatics fuelled the narrative, started by Aristotle 2300 years ago, that out of Africa there is always something new.

Six Practices for Digital Inclusion – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

It’s a really cool project, basically what happens when a UX company – UX Information Technologies – teams up with city government – the Maputo Municipal Council – and gets support from the World Bank. UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson , has released the final batch of case studies of digital solutions that are inclusive for people with low skills and low literacy, helping them to participate in the knowledge society in innovative ways.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

Steve Vosloo

As part of the recent launch of the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (8 million hits from mobile devices in the first 24 hours proved demand for learning on-the-go), the government there is focusing heavily on training to ensure teachers get the most out of the resource ( @t_shawki ). The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin?

Perpetual motion

mLearning World

Over time, Teachers can record training videos of sessions & techniques to create a bank of personalised learning resources that they can access in and out of the kitchens to enhance course content and delivery.

Remote Training for WFH Employees – Benefits and Best Practices

Kitaboo

From banking to social media, to emails and apps, the average person is forced to keep track of various passwords, some of which have to be regularly changed. In response to the uncertainties presented by COVID19, many organizations have asked their employees to work from home (WFH). However, it is not just the dangers posed by the coronavirus that is causing this shift.

Your Weekly OTT, Secure Messaging & Healthcare News

Mobile Commons

Chat app Line makes over $270 million a year from selling stickers – Line is banking more than $20M per month selling sticker packs, which typically trade for $1-2 for sets of 12-18, according to data from the company. This week, we had so much news to share we’re breaking it into multiple posts!

How Text Messaging Will Change for the Better in 2016

Mobile Commons

Gone is a San Francisco-based startup backed by $1 million in venture funding from the likes of MasterCard and Silicon Valley Bank. Likewise, services such as banking tool Digit and a digital personal assistant called Cloe use text messaging as their primary interface to communicate with customers. Digit is set up to help users save money by establishing a new savings account linked to an existing bank account.

A Mobile Scavenger Hunt with Goose Chase!

Cell Phones in Learning

The games consist of many missions can include GPS location (go to the local bank!), I recently came across a new app called Goose Chase that allows teachers to set up a mobile scavenger hunt! There is a wonderful no-cost plan that teachers can take full advantage of. They can create scavenger hunts around the school, even in class during class (eg.hunting the Internet and submitting answers), or outside of school! What an engaging snow day activity or winter break learning connection.

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