April 30, 2015
learning • leadership • business results

From Our Founder and CEO

Enhance Learning with an Enterprise Social Network

This issue we put a spotlight on Enterprise Social Networks (see below). We’re firm believers that an ESN can enhance corporate learning programs. They can be used to engage employees, foster collaboration and share informal learning experiences. We expect to see more ESNs launched this year. If you’re one of the organizations on the fence about the benefits of an ESN, take a look at this informative article from Chief Learning Officer.  

Amy Franko
Founder &CEO

Social. Work.

Survey Says Half of Organizations on Board with ESNs

We’re back with more insights from the Impact Instruction Group’s third annual Learning and Development Technology Trends Report. We asked our survey respondents if they had adopted an enterprise social networking tool; it was a new question for our 2015 survey. What did we learn?

Adoption of an enterprise social networking tool was split at 50 percent.


Of the 50 percent that said yes, 49 percent allow learners to post questions and seek answers from co-workers, 43 percent allow learners to share knowledge and work experience, and 40 percent allow learners to pull work-related information and learning. Only 26 percent use the tool to push out learning, 38 percent to promote events, and only 11 percent analyze conversations to identify learners’ needs and trends.
 
Watch this short video, to hear Amy Franko explore the benefits of ESNs.


   
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Events and News

Impact Instruction Events

June 10: ATD Rocky Mountain Chapter Webinar
Save the date for “Game Changers: Technology Trends in Learning and Development.” Join Amy Franko for this webinar where we will dive into major trends affecting the industry. The webinar is ideal for both learning leaders and practitioners.

Impact in the News >>.
 

Training & Professional Development Opportunities

May 17-20: ATD International Conference & Exposition
The conference that "brings the training and development industry to life."

June 20-24: 2015 SITE Annual Conference
Insurance trainers and educators should mark your calendars for SITE 2015 in Colorado Springs. Impact Instruction is proud to be a member of SITE, and we look forward to seeing you there.

June 29: Top Training Videos (TTVs) Awards Program Submission Deadline
Do you have award-winning videos? Be recognized for your work. This program is open to submissions from both vendors and internal corporate training professionals.

Sept. 6-8: Online Learning Conference
This conference is designed for training and learning professionals who want to leverage the latest in eLearning tools, virtual classrooms, games for learning, simulations, mobile, social media, and other emerging technologies to improve human performance in the workplace.

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