Mobilize Your Sales Team via Performance Support

Upside Learning

And while there are still some organizations that require more education before moving forward, more and […]. Mobile Learning Performance Support Upside Learning is bombarded on a daily basis with queries from companies prepared to leverage the capacity of mobile learning via the devices (yes, BYOD is here to stay folks) their people own and check constantly throughout the day.

UNESCO report on mobiles for teacher support

Steve Vosloo

Furthermore, pre-service and in-service teachers need to be trained and supported throughout their careers. The projects, implemented through a partnership between UNESCO and Nokia (now part of Microsoft), aimed to explore how mobile learning technologies can support teacher development.

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I’ll Text You! SMS For Your Nonprofit Organization

Mobile Commons

The webinar covered how nonprofits can use SMS campaigns to engage their supporters with mobile. Visit our Mobile Commons for Nonprofits page to learn more about how your nonprofit can use text messaging campaigns to engage your supporters!

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

Mobile Commons

After a person donates, you can send a follow-up text thanking them for their services, or even conduct a survey in order to get feedback on your organization. The post How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives appeared first on Mobile Commons.

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

The Three Big Problems In order to be successful at any mobile learning effort inside an organization, training. has disavowed Flash and refuses to support it on. as built-in support for video).

Reimagining Learning Strategy, Design and Development for Mobile at Training Conference

Float Mobile Learning

Scott shares practical, creative ways to use mobile for performance support within your organization. Conferences ILT job aids performance support Training Conference

Organizational Trust, Learning & Collaboration

Mobile Learning Edge

Consider the importance of maintaining established organizational trust and take actions to preserve it through a well planned training program that is integrated into the functions of the organization as well as providing targeted and relevant information. That same trust must be sustained – members of a team must be able to trust their colleagues and your systems of information sharing to provide them with the information and support they need to do their jobs while mobile.

Use Text Messaging to Move Supporters Up Your Ladder of Engagement

Mobile Commons

By building a mobile list, your organization can open up a whole new universe for interacting with your supporters. Q: How do you move supporters up your ladder of engagement? If you’re a nonprofit, a big part of your focus is progress.

Mobile Student Organization and Management Tools

Cell Phones in Learning

Lately I have come across a lot of free mobile applications that could be used for student organization and management. Therefore many students struggle with being able to manage and organize their academic life. resources that couple with mobile phones to help with organization.

Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

Mobile Commons

The Sierra Club used a recent speech about climate change by President Obama to engage their base with an SMS campaign designed to create a telling image of national support for the President’s “bold climate plan.”. How Mapping Can Help Your Organization.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

Some organizations have embraced it with open arms while many are still apprehensive about security risks that BYOD poses. No matter what your organization’s view on BYOD is, one thing is certain – the BYOD movement has gathered steam and gained an unstoppable momentum.

New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

The report is based on the analysis of responses to an ASTD/i4cp survey of over 500 business and learning professionals apart from insights gathered from interviews conducted with representatives of several organizations in Feb/Mar’12.

MLearning and a Global Workforce

Mobile Learning Edge

UpSide Learning blogger Aneesh Bhat suggested this week that to remain competitive, companies must increase their agility in the informational and educational support they provide their employees. The need of the hour is —technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked.

You’ve Implemented Mobile Learning – Now How Do You Sustain Interest?

Upside Learning

One of the things I always like doing is talking to our customers about 6 months after our mobile performance support tool (Upside2Go) has been implemented in their organization. A common thread I've noticed is there is a lot of initial excitement/activity during the mobile app roll out period the first few months. Yet as […]. Mobile Learning

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

Frankly, most organizations can benefit from mlearning, given that the real needs of a specific organization are identified so that the most appropriate solutions can be implemented. Even with an established need, some organization may not be ready to embrace mlearning.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Mobile learning can come in varied forms; in that sense, it is very similar to eLearning and organizations must consider carefully what they are looking to do with in the mobile learning space.

The Four Stages of Mobile Maturity

Upside Learning

One interesting aspect I’ve noticed from my research is that organizations move on an evolutionary path as they mature in their adoption of mobile technologies that impact learning significantly. First mobile devices make an entry into the organizations.

Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

Upside Learning

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. For today’s organizations, the quest for demonstrable ‘competitive advantage’ is unending and seen as the key to success.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

It encourages users to develop a record of their learning journey over time, and organizes it for them so they can refer back as need be. The fact that organizations can keep records of these informal activities will also help to increase their visibility and importance.

Mobile Student Organization and Management Tools

Cell Phones in Learning

Lately I have come across a lot of free mobile applications that could be used for student organization and management. Therefore many students struggle with being able to manage and organize their academic life. resources that couple with mobile phones to help with organization. While the free version really provides all the support students would need, the paid version would allow you to attach files to your organizational list.

Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

To support the argument – that informal learning is important – here is a research by Prof Robert Kelley from Carnegie Mellon University, which shows dramatic drop over the years in the percentage of information that the workers need to hold in their heads to get their work done.

Why Not A Snapguide For Your Workplace?

Upside Learning

The link between training and actual performance is often long drawn and fuzzy, while the one between performance support and performance is quite direct and immediate. That’s a true just-in-time support-plus-learning ecosystem helping staff perform better enabled by learning assets.

Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions

Upside Learning

More and more organizations with eLearning programs in place are feeling the need to move towards mLearning, and we believe that Tablet Learning can be a smooth and easy way to initiate this shift. The current version does not support audio; however, we can add that manually.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

My book was aimed at decision-makers and buyers in business and governmental organizations. For managers in corporate training, these examples may be the most valuable parts of the book in that it gives them something to use in arguing for mobile learning within their organization.

Mobile Workforce Is Growing – Is Your Training Strategy Evolving?

Upside Learning

Organizations need systems, processes, and managers who can manage the growing mobile workforce effectively. Needless to say the mobile phone and tablets will feature prominently in your learning and training plans – or call it performance support plans if you will.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

You don’t even need a lot of interaction either- a simple checklist or a well written text & image file work just as well as a more sophisticated solution for performance support needs. Also the BYOD policies in your organization will affect the security measures you need to adopt.

New Report Reinforces Mobile Learning is Best as Performance Support

mLearning is Good

The study was very insightful, and the findings support the notion that m-Learning is currently best consumed in the form of performance support material. We’ve seen examples of compliance training work for other organizations, so there is room in the mobile world for certain types of courseware. However, this study does point to mobile performance support, delivering context relevant content quickly and efficiently as a major enabler for productivity.

Back from a year-long Sabbatical from Tech: 9 Things I’m excited about

mLearning Revolution

I’m feeling refreshed and ready for round two with new ideas for my blog, books, courses on mLearning, presentations, and excited to take on a new projects for organizations looking to mobilize their learning.

Is Mobile Learning A Reality Now?

Upside Learning

The growth in use and acceptance of intelligent mobile devices in the corporate arena has meant that it was inevitable that the learning industry would eventually embrace these devices to deliver new kinds of learning and support that can be used at the point of need.

A Lesson in Mobile Learning Design from Yelp [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

I see this happening everywhere, including in organizations planning a Learning Strategy around mobile devices and desktops.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

We would be delivering a Master Class session based on this new platform titled ‘ Mobile Learning and Performance Support with Upside2Go ’, scheduled at 12.45 Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems.

Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

Our sales and consulting team provides guidance and support to prospects to understand mobile learning and take them through the initial steps of evaluation and implementation of mobile learning. It presents some of our own posts in an organized, sequential fashion. Performance support.

How the Clinton Campaign Used Mobile Messaging to Engage Supporters During the Presidential Debate

Mobile Commons

Knowing they had a national audience, Hillary for America combined text messaging, Twitter, and the mobile web to engage Secretary Clinton’s supporters in real time. where – mobilized by Clinton’s performance (and perhaps inflamed by Trump’s) – supporters could give money to their candidate.

Mobile Learning In The Workplace – Webinar

Upside Learning

Back in June, we had informed you about Towards Maturity’s In-Focus report titled 'Mobile Learning In The Workplace', which we had supported. Since its release, the report has garnered huge response, which highlights organizations’ growing interest in Mobile Learning and its implementation in the workplace.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

Upside Learning

The organizations of today need to be more agile than ever to maintain their competitive edge in the marketplace. The need of the hour is — technology that enables organizations to distribute “just-in-time” updates that are both targeted and tracked.

A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

mLearning Revolution

Since leaving Adobe Systems almost two years ago, I have had the great fortune of working on a number of e-Learning and m-Learning projects for different organizations in various industries. Sample Project 2—Boarding Officer Support for Rules & Regulations … 11.

Mobile Organizing for 2012 – Our Netroots Nation Panel Streaming Live

Mobile Commons

Our CEO Jed Alpert is moderating a panel at Netroots Nation called “Mobile Organizing for 2012: From Elections to Occupy, Anti-Fracking to Arab Spring.” ” The panel will explore how organizations are using mobile to build their political movements, and give practical tips on how to drive phone calls to legislators, build a base of supporters, and move that base along the ladder of engagement.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!” Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

Are Organizations Missing the True Potential of Social Media Protests?

Mobile Commons

Recently, a number of digital flash fires have forced large organizations – even the United States government – to reverse course from unpopular decisions. When people take action on an issue your business or organization supports, they’re opening the door to a sustained relationship. But organizations are missing an opportunity to turn these flash fires of support into permanent campaigns with far-reaching impact.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!”