The 7th Annual Enterprise Learning! Conference is now accepting submissions for the September event. The theme is ‘Building the High Performance Organization’ and focuses on the strategy, best practices and technologies that drive performance. The event seeks thought leaders and presenters with expertise in learning, talent development, business performance and learning and workplace technologies.
ELC17 is also host to the 2017 Learning! 100 and Learning! Champions Awards honoring the top 100 learning organizations and those making extraordinary contributions to the learning industry. Attendees herald from Amazon Web Services, AT&T, NASCAR, Dept. of Defense, and others.
To submit to ELC17, visit: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56671-enterprise-learning-conference-2017-call-for-papers
Learning! 100 Award Honors Top Global Learning Organizations
Learning! 100 Award call for applications extended to February 28th, 2017. Join Amazon Web Services, Salesforce and others for top global learning organization consideration.The annual award program honors public and private sector organizations for innovation, collaboration and learning culture that drives performance. Applications can be submitted at: http://b2bmediaco.com/learn100/2017/award/form_100.php
“This year’s award applications are coming in at a record pace. To assure we secure the best possible applicants, we elected to extend the deadline,” reported Catherine Upton, Award Chair and Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group.
The Learning! 100 award winners are an elite team of high performers. From small to large enterprises, these honorees push the limits of learning and development to drive employee engagement or organization performance. Previous Learning! 100 honorees include Amazon Web Services, AT&T, American Heart Association, Salesforce, NASCAR, Defense Acquisition University, and Scripps Health to name a few.
“Learning is at the core of enterprise success. Every Learning! 100 honoree continues to inspire us with their innovation, passion and performance,” concludes Upton.
How to Apply
The Learning! 100 Award call for nominations has been extended to February 28th, 2017. Elearning! Media Group, host of the Learning! 100 Award invites all organizations, small and large, private or public sector to apply. The process is easy via an online ballot. The 2017 Learning! 100 application deadline has been extended to February 28th, 2017. For consideration apply at: http://b2bmediaco.com/learn100/2017/award/form_100.php
Learning! 100 Call for Applications October 2016- Feb 29th, 2017
Learning! 100 Winner Notifications April 2nd, 2017
Learning! 100 Awards Issue Deadline July 1st, 2017
Learning! 100 Awards Reception August 2017
Learning! 100 Winner Articles, Aug 2017-June 2018
Web Seminars & Sessions
To learn more about the Learning! 100 Award and prior honorees, visit:
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About the Learning! 100 Award
The Elearning! Media Group’s (EMG) Learning! 100 Award recognizes excellence high performance enterprises that are collaborative, innovative, with an immersive learning culture. The Learning! 100 Award recognizes the top 100 global organizations across the public and private sectors for their best-in-class learning and development programs that drive organizational performance. To learn more visit: http://www.2elearning.com/awards/learning-100-awards
Award Program Recognizes Top 100 Global Learning Organizations
Elearning! Media Group, publishers of Elearning! Magazine and Government Elearning! Magazine announced the 2017 Learning! 100 Award Call for Applications is now open. The annual award program honors public and private sector organizations for innovation, collaboration and learning culture that drives performance. Applications can be submitted at: http://b2bmediaco.com/learn100/2017/award/form_100.php
“The Learning! 100 award winners are an elite team of high performers. From small to large enterprises, this award honors those that push the limits of learning and development, to over achieve by exceeding performance expectations,” says Catherine Upton¸ Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group. “Learning is at the core of their success. And, every one continues to inspire us with their innovation, passion and performance.”
Previous Learning! 100 honorees include Amazon Web Services, AT&T, American Heart Association, Salesforce, NASCAR, Defense Acquisition University, and Scripps Health to name a few.
Are You a Learning! 100?
In its 7th year, the Learning! 100 Award call for nominations is now open. Elearning! Media Group, host of the Learning! 100 Award invites all organizations, small and large, private or public sector to apply. The process is easy via an online ballot. There is no entry fee for public sector submissions. Corporate enterprises invest only $250 to apply, which includes an award and tickets to the awards event, if selected as a Learning! 100 winner.
Learning! 100 applications are evaluated on three sets of criteria: (1) Learning Culture Index developed by The Darden School, (2) Collaborative Strategies’ Collaboration TCEP Index and (3) Overall Organizational Performance. The Learning! 100 awards committee reviews all applications which are scored and ranked. The 2017 Learning! 100 applications must be submitted by February 1st, 2017 for consideration at: http://b2bmediaco.com/learn100/2017/award/form_100.php
Learning! 100 Call for Applications October 2016- Feb 1st, 2017
Learning! 100 Winner Notifications March 1st, 2017
Learning! 100 Awards Issue Deadline July 1st, 2017
Learning! 100 Awards Reception August 2017
Learning! 100 Winner Articles, Aug 2017-June 2018
Web Seminars & Sessions
The Learning! 100 winners have much to share with the learning community including:
“I’m truly honored that ASAE University was recognized for its online programs,” said ASAE Vice President of Online Learning Tammy Blosil. “We always strive to create courses that will advance members’ knowledge as well as provide tools and resources they can share and utilize in their organizations.”
"Our customers' success is everything to us. Seeing Amazon Web Services, Ingersoll Rand and Publicis.Sapient get recognized for their dedication, hard work and accomplishment - and knowing that our solutions are contributing to their success - is an immensely rewarding experience," says Walter Rogers, CEO of CCI and BCI.
“Being ranked in the top 20 is an honor for our organization, and demonstrates that although we are a rather small, privately held organization, we can play with the likes of Salesforce, Facebook, Amazon, and Cisco,” stated Anne Yarmark, EVP of HR & Administration.
“Elearning! Media Group (EMG) announced their annual Learning! 100 awards, ranking the top 100 learning and development programs in the private and public sectors,” reported Tom Cunningham, Vice President, Global Sales On-boarding, Skillsoft. “Along with the dozens of Skillsoft customers that made the list, we are very excited to be named the #17 corporate enterprise honoree for the success of our Sales Onboarding Program!”
“Learning is at the very core of ISTE’s mission to empower learners to flourish in a connected world by cultivating a passionate professional learning community,” said ISTE CEO Brian Lewis, who accepted the award on the organization’s behalf. “On behalf of ISTE’s board of directors, staff and the more than 100,000 education stakeholders we serve worldwide, it’s an honor to accept this recognition of the culture of learning that is ISTE.”
To learn more about the Learning! 100 Award and prior honorees, visit: http://www.2elearning.com/awards/learning-100-awards
Collaboration, innovation and high performance are the mark of this year’s winning organizations.
BY CLAIRE JOHNSON
The sixth annual Learning! 100 Awards honor the world’s top learning organizations for innovation, collaboration and performance. The Learning! 100 are comprised of 60 corporate enterprises and 40 public sector honorees from government, nonprofit and education. These organizations confront the pressing issues of global competition, innovation and constant change. This year, Amazon Web Services shares how the largest cloud service company in the world can innovate at a rate of 722 new solutions annually while decreasing costs. Scripps Health takes training from the classroom and surgical urgical centers to their new simulation center where practice breeds success and improved patient outcomes. Think of the training challenges of Ingersoll Rand which brings 32 organizations organizations together under a single sales excellence program across a global sales teams.These are just a few of the great works the learning and development teams across the 2016 Learning! 100 have accomplished, all while generating outstanding financial performance. How is this possible? All of the Learning! 100 winners share a similar vision: Learning is an organizational imperative; Senior leadership leads or supports learning across the organization; and many, (84 percent), have a learning leader who drives positive impact on the business. Meet these organizations, all 100, in the following pages and upcoming upcoming events,web seminars and articles by Elearning! Media Group.
#1 Private Sector
Amazon Web Services’ Outcome Based Account Management Program Delivers
More than 10 years ago, Amazon Web Services started as a storage service. Today, it offers more than 70 services for compute, storage, databases, analytics, mobile and enterprise applications. The organization announced 722 significant new features and services in 2015 which is 40 percent more than what was introduced in 2014. In 2015, Amazon became the fastest company to reach $100 billion in annual sales and Amazon Web Services reached $10 billion in annual sales. The two companies are very different — one serves consumers and the other serves enterprises — but both have grown organically over time and have placed an emphasis on uncovering — rather than dictating — company culture which contributes to their successes.
Consistent with the Amazon Leadership Principle of keeping the custome rfront-andcenter, the Amazon Web Services approach to selling startswith the customer and works backward.It defines success through the customers’ eyes based on each’s individual priorities.The program,Outcome Based Account Management Program Implementation for the Global Sales Organization, has been hugely successful, which is why it’s receiving the No. 1 ranking in the Learning! 100 awards.The program is being delivered internationally and isreceiving a 4.2 score out of 5 from global participants.
Outcome-Based Account Management (OBAM) is the process, tools, competencies, and dialogue architecture for initiating and solidifying customer relationships through focus on the journey of the seller in a lifelong strategic relationship. The program offers a number of components which is what makes it effective including pre-call, pre-work, one-day live collaborative training session, three post-workshop coaching calls and on-demand OBAM playbook. Customer-driven products and solutions are at the heart and soul of this program and the results are in:
>> More than 90 percent of Amazon Web Services builds was requested by customers.
>> Amazon Web Services has dropped prices 51 times. >> Amazon Web Services continues to introduce low-cost services such as Aurora (a database engine), QuickSight (a business intelligence service), EC2 Container Service (a compute container service) and Lambda (a server-less computing capability).
Amazon is working with well-known companies to innovate and fulfill their needs. MLB Advanced Media is an example of a customer that consistently helps reinvent the customer experience with the help of Amazon Web Services’ Kinesis which processes real-time streaming data. It works to measure every pitched ball’s movements more than 2,000 times per second, stores the data onAmazon S3 and then performs pitching analytics and so many others on Amazon EC2. Collectively, the suite of services generates nearly 7TB of raw statistical data per season shedding quantitative light on baseball myths and pearls of wisdom.
Netflix is another well-known company Amazon Web Services serves. About seven years ago, decided to move all of its applications to the cloud. It opted to work with Amazon Web Services because of the greatest scale and broadest set of services and features. With the success of Netflix’s transition, Infor, Intuit and Time, Inc. have decided to move their application to Amazon Web Services. Amazon Web Services already attracts more than 1 million customers and as the team continues its rapid pace of innovation that allows more capabilities for builders, it will be easier to collect, store and analyze data, allowing access from more geographic locations and rapid growth in mobile and connected devices. With this rate of growth, Amazon Web Services is No. 1 on the 2016 Learning! 100 top learning organizations.
Amazon Web Services is a first-time Learning! 100 award winner.
WHILE ALWAYS KEEPING THE CUSTOMER IN MIND, AMAZON WEB SERVICES CONTINUES TO GROW RAPIDLY:
#1 Public Sector
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Leadership Development Program
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a premier applied science laboratory within the Department of Energy, serves more than 6,500 employees in a number of technical disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and computer science among others. The researchers work together to achieve technical innovations and scientific breakthrough in areas such as nonproliferation, cybersecurity, clean energy, climate change, manufacturing and medicine. There’s an emphasis on values and employees are encouraged to uphold them with the way they interact with one another, sponsors, stakeholders and the public. LLNL senior leaders recognize that a highly capable, innovative and sustainable workforce, led by talented management is essential to the success of the Laboratory — that’s why the Leadership Development program was developed.
Learning is aligned with strategic business goals and embedded in the workflow, accelerating business impact and organizational agility. LLNL’s learning program connects with talent management, linking skills and competencies with succession planning and leadership development. Employees are empowered to take charge of their career development, supported by a program that promotes learning and knowledge sharing throughout the employee lifecycle.
LLNL’s learning program features ULearn, their online learning center, at its hub. More than 65 percent of LLNL has a U-Learn account which consists of a portfolio of resources that are responsive to the Laboratory’s environment, mission, skill base and future. ROI surveys reveal that 96 percent of employees believe that U-Learn benefited them and 80 percent of learners were able to apply what they learned within six weeks. Further, LLNL revealed the return on investment for the program was 1,129 percent or a benefitto-cost ratio of 12.8 to 1. The Leadership Development program uses a blended learning approach by incorporating online resources found in U-Learn into its curriculum as well as pre-assessments, coaching opportunities, project work, and instructor-led workshops.
Financially challenging times and new workforce expectations require leaders and learning programs to be cost-effective and integrate technology. The Leadership Development program was created as a solution to address both these needs. Drawing on a self-assessment conducted with the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business which identified strengths and gaps in leadership capabilities, the plan for integrated leadership development programs began, addressing needs at multiple career levels, aligned with the strategic direction. Today’s program has evolved to include an intentional roadmap for leaders that builds their skills as they gain tenure. LLNLs’ leadership program has three curriculum components: culture, leadership and accountability. A culture of trust, development, and innovation helps prepare leaders to improve their skills to be able to deliver on LLNL’s mission. An institutional set of leadership competencies help leaders move the organization forward and make informed decisions and each leader is account able for their decision, no matter the outcome. When an individual has been identified for a leadership role, he or she will create a 180-day assimilation plan and over the following four years, will work closely with management and the learning organization for assessment, feedback, performance tools and workshops.
#2 Private Sector
At Vi, Learning is a Leadership Competency
Vi operates residential facilities for active and retired adults operated by Hilton Hotels. Vi employs 2,946 people across 10 facilities and its corporate office. Vi’s strong collaboration with business partners and alignment of learning strategies and initiatives are what drives results. What makes Vi unique is how the company’s Learning and Organizational Development department engages with its business partners. Responsibility for learning is viewed as a leadership competency and is part of each leaders’ annual goals which are tied to compensation. This partnership has manifested in high levels of employee and resident satisfaction, high levels of employee retention and strong financial and quality performance. performance. Nine out of 11 of Vi’s locations have won awards as top employers and best places to work in 2015.
Vi’s future success depends upon developing future leaders with the same cultural DNA. Vi’s Breakthrough Leadership Program does just that. It leverages the best of classroom, virtual and collaborative learning and multi-faceted evaluation techniques to measure each aspect of the program. Vi partnered with organizational development faculty from DePaul University to identify what specific elements of Vi’s leadership training program were effective and worked to refine what specific elements contribute to participant success. In the past, Vi strictly relied on program participant retention, promotion rates and participant and managerial feedback to assess program effectiveness. Although each component of this program offers the benefit of providing unique learning, insight, and reinforcement of concepts, each learning event has its own training assessment associated with it. A determination of overall program effectiveness requires capturing information about learners that is based on the objectives of the entire program, not simply tied to a given learning event. The end goal was to design a more systematic approach to assessing training outcomes connected to learning across the program.
As a result, Vi implemented a variety of assessment tools for participants, their managers and peers. These assessments were taken before the start of the program, during the program, and after the program ended to measure the effectiveness of each program element. In addition, Vi’s Learning and Organizational Development team engaged senior executives throughout the entire program (including virtual sessions) to reinforce key concepts and share personal learning. Vi invested in key partners such as faculty from DePaul University, Harvard Business and TalentSmart to deliver best in class solutions. Successful training effectiveness assessment depended on using multiple methods and sources of data and focused on outcomes known to be empirically associated with increased learning readiness, training motivation, transfer of training and job performance. Findings included:
>> Emotional Intelligence scores exceeded benchmark data across all dimensions by 10 percent. Overall emotional quotient scores increased seven percent to 86 percent with a 75 percent benchmark.
>> Knowledge gains were evaluated pre-class, after class and one year later, and showed a 25 percent increase in knowledge.
>> Attitudes and skills evaluated pre- and one year later reported an 11-percent average gain across all dimensions including self-efficacy, utility, transfer motivation, role clarity, supervisor support, skills self-assessment.
>> Engagement in leadership development activities asking for feedback by capabilities increased from 30 to 80 percent. >> All 13 dimensions measured saw a nearly 90 percent increase in abilities.
VI is a six-time Learning! 100 award winner.
HEAR FROM THE WINNER:
#2 Public Sector
DAU’s Performance-based Strategic Plan
Defense Acquisition University (DAU) graduates 240,000 students annually, serves more than 1 million learners per year and is on the cutting edge of social and mobile learning, as well as virtual learning. DAU’s efforts to develop and implement innovative learning strategies have enabled the organization to achieve international recognition as a premier corporate university. Looking ahead, organizational leaders continue to examine emerging trends and technologies to ensure that the university offers the best capabilities to the workforce, a task that requires constant self-assessment and reinvention.
The Department of Defense’s priorities are changing; its current challenge is to not just to do more with less, but to do it better and smarter. Additionally, DAU has achieved global reach and phenomenal growth, superb customer feedback, and an industry-wide reputation and accreditation for excellence.
To address these challenges, DAU’s Performance-based Strategic Plan for Shaping the Future incorporates its unique enterprise learning strategy, the Acquisition Learning Model (ALM) into its first three goals that guide all of the university’s efforts to adapt and improve. The three-year DAU Performance-based Strategic Plan for Shaping the Future incorporates the organization’s unique enterprise Learning Strategy, the Acquisition Learning Model (ALM), into its first three strategic goals: foundational learning, workflow learning and performance learning. DAU has integrated with shared assets from all three to create a powerful learning environment for the new workforce. It recognizes that foundational learning delivered in classroom and online courses must be connected to robust learning that goes on continuously, outside of structured courses that includes workflow learning which helps workers just in time and on the job. Performance learning targets students through high-impact consulting with specific challenges for programs, organizations and individuals.All three are integrated to create a powerful learning environment for the new workforce. The plan is implemented through a continuous multi-year process. The first year is executed and managed by an annual performance plan that is organized by five strategic goals and more than 100 performance tasks to be completed. These are cascaded down through the leadership team and to individual faculty and staff via their incentive plans to complete.
Another important DAU challenge is to help the new workforce and generation of learners succeed on the job. They will have fewer career opportunities for which to learn and gain experience, fewer mentors to help them learn, and fewer resources, yet still they must prevail. Meeting the demands of this new workforce has already driven significant changes in how they approach workforce learning and development. As a result, they are increasingly relying on DAU learning assets on the job. This new set of challenges has ushered in a paradigm shift from where everyone must play a role in learning and development and successes are gauged upon others’ rather than solely on each individual.
The DAU’s strategic plan has been recognized as an award-winning best practice, received a six-year accreditation and has been awarded a commendable rating by the Council of Occupational Education.
DAU is a six-time Learning! 100 award winner.
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Private enterprise Learning! 100 winners reported an average revenue of $11 billion in 2015. The top three winning industries were information and technology services (21.6 percent), media (10 percent) and health care (8.3 percent). Eighty-four percent of the organizations report having a Chief Talent, Workforce, People, OD or Learning Officer on staff and of these, 75 percent report to the Chief Executive Officer or President. The average number of employees at each company was 43,073. (Data compiled from supplied information only.)
Apply by Dec. 1 for consideration
Elearning! Media Group hosts the second annual Learning! Champion Awards recognizing individuals for exceptional contributions to the industry. Nominees can be innovators, thought-leaders, trail-blazers, mentors, cutting-edge technologists, rookie of the year, creative consultants, or high performing learning leaders that positively impact the learning industry. Nominate a client, leader, mentor or partner for consideration.
Those interested in nominating a candidate may do so via an online ballot. There is no charge for applying. Candidate can be submitted only one time per year for consideration. The following will be asked when submitting candidates for consideration:
- Which category of six categories are you submitting the candidate?
- Who and why are you nominating him/her?
- How did the candidate contribution to the industry and the impact?
- Basic background information on the candidate.
Nominate someone by December 1 at http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56378-elearning-champion-award.
The Top 100 Learning Organizations from Public and Private Sectors Convene to Celebrate
Today, the Elearning! Media Group announced the Learning! 100 top learning organizations for 2016. The rankings will be revealed at the awards dinner and reception on June 7 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. The awards program is hosted at The Enterprise Learning! Conference (ELC), on June 7-8 at the convention center.
“The Learning! 100 recognizes the top 100 global learning organizations for high performance. These organizations are innovative, collaborative and have a truly immersive learning culture,” reports Catherine Upton, Award Chairperson. “Organizations from three to 500,000 employees are honored this year, and shows size does not matter when it comes to making a difference in the learning field.”
Celebrating six years, the Learning! 100 are comprised of 60 corporate enterprises and 40 public sector organizations. Previous honorees include American Heart Association, AT&T, Cisco, Defense Acquisition University, Khan Academy and Verizon. View previous honorees here.
The 2016 Learning! 100 Award Dinner and Reception is being hosted at the Enterprise Learning! Conference. The conference brings together learning, talent and HR executives charged with building smarter organizations to drive performance. The Learning! 100 Awards Ceremony will take place June 7 proceeded by the award reception hosting all the conference attendees. The two-day conference offers more than learning opportunities including Learning! 100 sessions and three keynotes. Executives should attend Enterprise Learning! Conference to discover how to build smarter organizations via learning and workplace technologies.
The 2016 Learning! 100 Corporate Enterprise and Public Sector Honorees in Alphabetical Order Are:
How to Register for Enterprise Learning! Conference
About Enterprise Learning! Conference
Since 2008, Enterprise Learning! Events bring onsite and online audiences together to learn, network and share. Enterprise Learning! Conference, the exclusive learning and workplace technology conference, occurs June 7-8, 2016 in Anaheim, California. Enterprise Learning! Conference hosts the Learning! 100, Learning! Champion & Best of Elearning! Awards. The Enterprise Learning! Conference Online edition is slated for September 8, 2016 featuring new and exclusive content. For more information about the Enterprise Learning! Conference, visit http://www.elceshow.com
About Elearning! Media Group
Elearning! Media Group, owned by B2B Media Group, LLC, consists of 12 media products including: Elearning! Magazine, Government Elearning! eMagazine, Alert email newsletter, SalesTec eNews, 2elearning.com, Elearning! Web Seminar Series, Elearning! Institute, Enterprise Learning! Summits and Enterprise Learning! Conference. Elearning! Media Group serves the $225 billion enterprise learning market. In combination, these brands reach more than 2 million executives, practitioners and professionals, all evaluating or implementing enterprise learning and workplace technologies across their organizations each year. Suppliers and practitioners can follow us: online at: http://www.2elearning.com; on Twitter: 2elearning, #ELC16, #ELS16; via Facebook: Elearning!-Magazine; and, LinkedIn: Elearning! Magazine Network or Enterprise Learning! Events.
---Eighth Annual Event Expands to Host Learning! 100, Learning! Champions & Best of Elearning! Awards Celebrations
Elearning! Media Group, the leader in learning and workplace technology media, announced the Enterprise Learning! Conference will go west for the 2016 event, occurring June 6th – 8th at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. Mark your calendar as registration will open February 14, 2016.
The Enterprise Learning! Conference 2016 will be an unprecedented gathering of the nation’s most influential and innovative thought leaders and executives from corporate enterprise, government agencies, higher education and non-profit organizations. This conference reveals how leaders are building smarter organizations via learning and workplace technologies. A robust $225 billion industry, the enterprise learning market is growing at robust 24% CAGR.
“ The Enterprise Learning! Conference returns home to the heart of innovation, virtual reality, and collaboration. There is no better location to share what’s now and next than California. From self-driving cars, emerging virtual reality technologies, and intelligent systems, these innovations are shifting learning dramatically,” said Catherine Upton, ELC16 conference chair. “It is exciting to witness the evolution taking place now across global learning organization in attendance.”
The Enterprise Learning! Conference 2016 (ELC16) hosts the exclusive Learning & Workplace Technology Conference for corporate, government and higher education executives. ELC16 provides executives an engaged environment to network, share and learn from leaders across the globe. Coupled with cutting edge research, expert learning technologists and 3 prestigious industry award programs; Learning! 100, Best of Elearning!, and Learning! Champions, this is the “Must Attend” forum for learning and performance executives. Mark your calendar as registration will open February 14th at www.ELCEShow.com
ELC16 Session Tracks
ELC16 conference features four distinct tracks to support the theme of Building Smarter Organizations. They are: Engaging the Smarter Workforce, Empowering the Smarter Learner, Best Practices of the Smarter Leader, and Building the Smarter Enterprise.
Engaging the Smarter Workforce
Ignite Passion, Performance, Collaboration & Culture
Employee engagement is the #1 priority among corporate leaders. High engagement equals high performance. But, how do learning leaders flip the engagement switch? Leverage the right tools, practices and ideas to spur engagement. From gamification, mobile, video and virtual learning, engaging e-learning to eMentoring and team collaboration, the solutions abound. Hear from these experts who have improved engagement within their organizations.
Empowering the Smarter Learner
E-learning is the fastest growing segment in the global education market, targeted to reach $225 billion by 2017. Learners are empowered with anytime access of information, via any device, videos, mobile apps, and more. Virtual, video and mobile learning are delivering more training hours than traditional methods. But, the transition from classroom to continuous learning, is not a simple step. Discover the design, implementation and deployment challenges of training in an always on environment. And prepare for the next generation of intelligent systems.
Best Practices of the Smarter Leader
Who is the next CEO? What if your top sales leader departs?
Leadership is part art and science. With the right talent management solutions and practices, your team will be prepared with a robust talent pipeline and scenarios in hand. Discover how the Learning! 100, leaders from the top global learning organizations, manage leadership development. Hear real-world case studies, best practices and lessons learned from leaders of these high performing organizations and the 2016 Learning! Champions. Network, learn and share with the global learning elite at ELC16.
Building the Smarter Enterprise
From Internet of Things, to social channels like YouTube, LinkedIn, and unlimited access to free content via MOOCs, learners demand a user experience to match their personal lives. The learning ecosystems are evolving to keep pace and optimize the User Experience. Consumerization is changing learning, the platforms and delivery systems to meet immediate and life-long learning challenges of the 21st century learner. Discover how emerging technologies, culture, and big data are influencing the way we can and will learn throughout the learning cycle: during personal learning, collaboration among peers, informal learning, when we are at work, play, and in a community.
Who Should Attend
Executives charged with driving enterprise performance via learning and workplace technologies, including HR, Talent, Development, Training, E-learning, Project Management, Education, Sales & Service should attend ELC15. Government, non-profit agencies and educational institution leaders are also in attendance to collaborate on the now and the next in learning. Attending this conference is an amazing opportunity to meet colleagues from across the globe. Registration will open February 14th, 2016 at www.ELCEShow.com.
About Elearning! Media Group
Elearning! Media Group is owned by B2B Media Group LLC. Elearning! Media Group consists of eleven media products including: Elearning! Magazine, Government Elearning! E-Magazine, e-mail newsletters, Alerts, Websites, Web seminars, the Enterprise Learning! Summit and Enterprise Learning! Conference. Elearning! Media Group serves the $225 billion learning & workplace technology market. Suppliers and practitioners can follow us: online at www.2elearning.com; on Twitter: 2elearning or #ELSummit; via Facebook: Elearning!-Magazine or LinkedIn: Elearning! Magazine Network or Elearning! Summit.
Enterprise Learning! Events
Since 2008, Enterprise Learning! Events bring onsite and online audiences together to learn, network and share. Mark your calendar for Enterprise Learning! Conference on June 6-8, 2016 in Anaheim, CA. Enterprise Learning! Conference hosts the Best of Elearning!, Learning! 100 and Learning! Champion Awards. The Enterprise Learning! Conference Online is slated for September 8th, 2016. For more information about the Enterprise Learning! Conference visit http://www.elceshow.com.
ELC Abstract Submissions Open Until February 1st, 2016
Corona, CA, November, 2016 — Elearning! Media Group, hosts of Enterprise Learning! Events, announced today a call for papers for the Enterprise Learning! Conference 2016 (ELC16). ELC16 Call for Paper submissions will be accepted until February 1st, 2016.
Enterprise Learning! Conference 2015 (ELC16) hosts the exclusive Learning & Workplace Technology Conference for corporate, government and higher education executives. ELC16 provides executives an engaged environment to network, share and learn from leaders across all sectors. Coupled with cutting edge research, Learning! 100 award winners, and expert learning technologists, this is the “must attend” forum for learning and performance executives. Join the dialog as a conference presenter by submitting a call for paper by February 1st at: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56406-enterprise-learning-conference-call-for-papers
“Since 2008, the Enterprise Learning! Events provide an highly engaged intimate conference where top global learning leaders can share advice and best practices with leading edge technologists and colleagues, says Catherine Upton, Conference Chair and Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group, “In 2016, we are expanding our reach to include the Best of Elearning! and Elearning! Magazine’s new Learning! Champion awards. Literally, the best of the best are attending this annual celebration of excellence,”
ELC16 conference features four distinct tracks supporting the theme of “Building Smarter Organizations.” They are: The Engaged Employee, Evolving Learning Ecosystems, Learning! 100 Best Practices, and Learning Technology at Work. Submissions should be made at: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56406-enterprise-learning-conference-call-for-papers
and relate to one of the following topic areas:
Engaging the Smarter Workforce: Employee engagement is the #1 priority among corporate leaders. High engagement equals high performance. But, how do learning leaders flip the engagement switch? Presenters should focus on how learning leaders can impact engagement; How to ignite passion, performance and collaboration; The role of culture, caring and transparency; And, the change management process leaders face. Research and case studies should point to convincing evidence and best practices to share with this executive audience.
Building the Smarter Enterprise: From Internet of Things, to social channels like YouTube, SnapChat, and unlimited access to free content via MOOCs, learners demand a user experience to match their personal life. The learning ecosystems are evolving to keep pace and optimize the User Experience. Presenters should focus on how consumerization is changing learning, the platforms and delivery systems to meet immediate and life-long learning challenges of the 21st century learner. Focus on how the
emerging technologies, culture, and big data are influencing the way we can and will learn throughout the learning cycle: during personal learning, collaboration among peers, informal learning, when we are at work, play, and in a community.
Best Practices of the Smarter Leader: The Learning! 100 represent the top global learning organizations across the private and public sectors. These sessions feature real-world case studies, best practices and lessons learned from leaders of these high performing organizations. Learning! 100 winners are invited to submit a session for the ELC16 conference. (Only past and present 2016 Learning! 100 organizations qualify to submit for this category. Those with pending applications to the 2016 Learning! 100 Award will also be considered.)
Empowering the Smarter Learner: E-learning is the fastest growing segment in the global education market, targeted to reach $225 billion by 2017. Learners are empowered with anytime access of information, via any device, videos, mobile apps, and more. Virtual, video and mobile learning are delivering more training hours than traditional methods. But, the transition from classroom to continuous learning, is not a simple step. Presenters should discuss the design, implementation and deployment challenges of training in an always on environment. Focus should be on novice to expert levels on technology-enabled learning.
Building the Smarter Organization: These half-day workshops are deep-dives into building the smarter organization. Submit your workshop topic for consideration.
Submissions are accepted until February 1st, 2016 at: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56406-enterprise-learning-conference-call-for-papers
About the ELC16 Audience
ELC16 attendees are management level professionals charged with building smarter organizations via learning & workplace technologies. Each manages enterprise learning budgets up to $13.8 million annually and has active learning and workplace technology initiatives. All submissions must aligned with ELC16 themes and provide actionable content for real-world application. Vendors may submit proposals but will be subject to an additional sponsor fee. Potential sessions may be best practices, case study, technology implementation, strategy & leadership, research or trends format. Submit your paper at: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56406-enterprise-learning-conference-call-for-papers
ELC16 Conference Advisory Committee seeks innovative, creative, solutions-oriented sessions that will help attendees build smarter organizations and drive employee performance. Each session will be 50 minutes long and presented to a live, and possibly, virtual audience. The ELC16 conference advisory board will review all proposals submitted on or before February 1st, 2016 at: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56406-enterprise-learning-conference-call-for-papers All abstract proposals will be notified of their status on or before March 1st, 2016.
To learn more about ELC16, visit: http://www.2elearning.com/rss2/item/56406-enterprise-learning-conference-call-for-papers
About Elearning! Media Group
Elearning! Media Group is owned by B2B Media Group LLC. Elearning! Media Group consists of eleven media products including: Elearning! Magazine, Government Elearning! E-Magazine, e-mail newsletters, Alerts, Websites, Web seminars, the Enterprise Learning! Summit and Enterprise Learning! Conference. Elearning! Media Group serves the $225 billion learning & workplace technology market. Suppliers and practitioners can follow us: online at www.2elearning.com; on Twitter: 2elearning or #ELC16 or #VLS15; via Facebook: Elearning!-Magazine or LinkedIn: Elearning! Magazine Network or Elearning! Summit or Enterprise Learning! Conference.
Enterprise Learning! Events
The Enterprise Learning! Events bring onsite and online audiences together to learn, network and share. Mark your calendar for Enterprise Learning! Conference 2016, the exclusive learning and workplace technology marketplace, June 2016. Enterprise Learning! Conference hosts a Celebration of Excellence, with the Learning! 100 Award Reception & Dinner, Best of Elearning! Awards and Learning! Champion Awards Receptions. For more information about the Enterprise Learning! Conference visit http://www.elceshow.com after January 1, 2016. The Enterprise Learning! Virtual Events are held September 2016 and December 2016. Learn more at: http://www.2elearning.com/events
Elearning! Media Group, publishers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, announced the call for nominations for the first annual Learning! Champion Award 2016. The Learning! Champion Award honors Individuals for exceptional contributions to the Learning industry. Nominations are open until December 31st, 2015 at: http://www.2elearning.com/awards/learning-champion-award
“We are honored to host the industry’s 11th Annual Best of Elearning! Awards recognizing best-in-class technologies, and the 6th Annual Learning! 100 Award honoring top global learning organizations,” reports Catherine Upton, CEO/Group Publisher, Elearning! Media Group. “It is now time to recognize individuals for their contributions in advancing our industry, Upton continues.”
Who Should Apply
New in 2016, Learning! Champion nominees can be innovators, thought-leaders, trail-blazers, mentors, cutting-edge technologists, rookie of the year, creative consultants, or high performing learning leaders that positively impact the learning industry. Nominees can be a client, leader, mentor, technologist, or partner. There is no application fee to submit nominations.
The Nomination Process
Nominating a candidate is easy via the online ballot and takes only minutes to apply. There is no charge for applying. The applications is very streamlined consisting of 6 questions and the opportunity to upload supporting information. Nominators will receive a confirmation email upon submission. All submissions received by December 31st, will be considered.
All completed nominations will be reviewed, categorized and evaluated by the Learning! Champion Award Committee. The Committee consists of analysts, Elearning! Advisory Board Members (learning practitioners) and Elearning! Magazine’s editors.
Award Notification & Announcements
All honorees and the nominating contacts will be notified in March 2016 of their award status. Learning! Champion award-winners will be featured in Elearning! May 2016 edition, and invited to join the Learning! Champion Award Reception at the Enterprise Learning! Conference 2016. Award-winners are also invited to participate in educational sessions, web seminars, articles, blogs and other media options across the year to share their insights, best practices and wisdom.
To learn more about the 2016 Learning! Champion award program, visit: http://www.2elearning.com/awards/learning-champion-award
Nominations Open: Oct. 20-Dec. 31, 2015
Judging: Jan-Feb 2016
Award Notifications: March 2016
Award Publication: May 2016
Award Reception: June 2016
Web Seminars, Articles, Blogs June ’16-June ‘17
About Elearning! Media Group
For 17 years, Elearning! Media Group helps executive build smarter organizations. The 20-time award winning publications provides executives a roadmap to building a high-performance organization by focusing on industry best practices, real-world case studies, trends, analysis, technologies and services. Elearning! Media Group consists of 12 brands including: Elearning! Magazine, Government Elearning! Magazine, eMagazines, E-News, Alerts, Enterprise Learning! Events, Virtual Summits, 2elearning.com, the Best of Elearning!, Learning! 100 Award and Learning! Champions Awards. Elearning! Media Group is owned by B2B Media Company, LLC. Learn more at: http://www.2elearning.com.