Network, share and learn from the Learning! 100 innovators like Verizon and American Heart Association, Cisco, Cricket Communications as well as the Scripps Health and the Defense Acquisitions University. Hear the Learning! 100 award winners share their secrets to driving performance. Learn how these organizations are embracing learning and workplace technology to win talent and market share.
Learning! 100: Re-inventing Education in a Federal Agency
Monday, August 26th, 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Alice Muellerweiss, Muellerweiss and Associates, Inc
If you ever thought it impossible to transform learning in a large Government agency – think again! Come learn about the strategy that led to a non-traditional training model that reached over 200,000 employees Nationwide in the first 9 months that resulted in a staggering ROI. The presenter will share key components of the model, success factors, and lessons learned to design your plan to improve corporate learning. If you are interested in evolving or building your organization’s learning model this session is for you!
Learning! 100: Mobile Learning & Gamification at Cricket U
Tuesday, August 27th, 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
John Moxley, Ph.D., Cricket Communications
We are now in our second year of using mobile learning and gamification. The cuts and bruises have healed and and the training wheels are off! We will show user satisfactions results, our learning platform UI, initial games, and how we are going beyond learning to reinforce behaviors. . Attend this session if you want a hands-on experience that can help you take your first steps in mobile and gamification. John’s sessions always rank 5 out of 5!
Learning! 100: Launching DAU’s Teaching and Learning Lab (TALL) by DAU
Tuesday, August 27th, 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Chris Hardy, Ph.D., LPC, DAU
Share DAU’s implementation of our unique facility and our process to research and assess emerging technologies, methodologies and best practices for possible deployment within both DAU’s online and resident course offerings.
Learning! 100: Social Learning Communities Keep Users Engaged and Growing
Tuesday, August 27th, 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, Learning@Cisco
Many organizations and education institutions are seeking significant changes in instructional models and improvements in employee skills to achieve 2013 organization goals. Social Learning Communities have emerged as a primary strategy to achieve these goals. A prime example of this is the Cisco Learning Network, a comprehensive, worldwide social-learning community that has engaged millions of users in more than 270 nations.
Ms. Dunn will share how Cisco leverages a variety of tools and communities to help customers, partners and employees realize the benefits of social learning. You will learn: How to build a successful social learning network that keeps users engaged and growing; How social learning networks can boost business ROI; and, how to leverage social learning networks to benefit employees.
Learning! 100: Learning Innovation at Work
Wednesday, August 28th, 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Joe DiDonato, Elearning! Media Group, Karl-Heinz Ohler, Hertz & Invited Panelists
These Learning! 100 winners earned their honors in 2013 for re-inventing their organizations. From teaching music via YouTube to re-inventing the learning eco-system in the Dept of Defense, these Learning! 100 have innovated to success. You will learn: How they re-invented their roles and ecosystems; the response from their staff, students and leaders; about their experiences, outcomes and programs. Tap their expertise and grow your network of experts.
Learning! 100: Learning Culture
Wednesday, August 28th, 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Jerry Roche, Elearning! Media Group & Invited Panelists
Enterprises with a robust learning culture and HR ecosystem have 40% premium on their valuation versus those who lag. Yet, can one department really change an organization’s culture? Join this session and share how two Learning! 100 organizations instill their learning cultures.
Learning! 100: Sales Performance
Wednesday, August 28th, 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Joe DiDonato, Elearning! Media Group, Tracy Rex, Verizon & Miller-Coors Panelist (invited)
In 2012, three of the top 5 training priorities were sales related according to the 2012 E-learning User Study. In this session, meet two Learning! 100 first time honorees who unleashed their sales training programs to achieve outstanding results. Miller-Coors’ “Pop the Top” sales program was re-aligned to corporate goals and customer objectives. Through the sales academy and customer-storylines, the sales team achieved a 75% increase in sales competency, 15% increase in close rates and 60% customer partnerships. Verizon will also share their ‘Heroes Program.’ Verizon’s new CRM and social networking platforms enabled their global sales team to create a social learning and communication forum where 22,000 users have contributed over 1,000,000 collaborative suggestions, and produced 315,000 opportunities since implementation. Verizon’s “Hero Experience” was an innovative and intensive transformation experience. That experience leveraged a multi-week, pre- and post-enablement process that delivered lasting behavior change while creating a sense of global community and enthusiasm for the Verizon transformation effort. Tracy will discuss the process of nominating “Heroes” from 19 business units, the 3-day training session that laid out the Hero role, platform policies and procedures, and how they built a sense of community and open collaboration across their respective teams.
Learning! 100: CEO & CLO Partnership – Aligning Strategies and Goals
Wednesday, August 28th, 2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Joe DiDonato, Elearning! Media Group & Invited Panelists
This panel will discuss how top Learning! 100 companies have successfully aligned their teams’ efforts with their companies’ strategies and goals. The panelists will discuss techniques and tools used to translate corporate objectives, goals, and strategies into departmental and individual goals for the learning organization. The attendees will also hear how that process might differ from company to company in different industries. Attendees will not only learn about the tools and techniques used to translate broad corporate goals into individual goals within the Learning and Development organization, they will also learn how progress towards those goals are measured and tracked. And finally, panelists will discuss how they coach team members to understand the relationship between their goals and the overall corporate strategies and initiatives. It’s not as complex as it sounds. But the process requires a constant degree of vigilance and attention to keep the alignment current.
Learning! 100 Roundtable
Wednesday, August 28th, 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Joe DiDonato, Elearning! Media Group & Invited Panelists
During ELCE, the 2013 Learning! 100 are honored. These learning organizations are recognized for exceptional performance, robust learning cultures, innovation and collaboration. Meet these leaders at this roundtable discussion. Bring your questions, talk one on one, or in a group around specific topics. This is your time to Network. Learn. Share.