Author: Jalaj Garg

Mobile technology as an asset for learning?

When we think of mobile technology we usually think of processors, apps, and gadgets. That's fun to do, but it's more important we stop and think how profoundly it impacts our lives. I’ve been passionately following mobile technology for decades. In the beginning, the mobile devices weren't very mobile and a strong back and arms were required to lug them around. The technology that drives mobile devices has improved a lot since those days, and especially in the last ten years. Mobile gadgets have gotten smaller, more powerful, and very useful. They are everywhere and play increasingly great...
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How internet can be embedded in the way we shape future learning

Online learning is seemingly the future of learning. Educationists and Organizations have started going along the developing curve and are using internet based knowledge transfer & information exchange in at-least one of the departments they have. They are also able to appreciate the benefits of using internet in most of their activities. Experts foresee an ambient information environment where accessing the Internet will be effortless and most people will tap into it so easily it will flow through their lives “like electricity.” They predict mobile, wearable, and embedded computing wil...
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Reinventing the Traditional mode of information exchange within Organizations

Why sales team require advanced mode of information exchange:   If we consider this plot, we can see that most of the client-salesclerk interaction is made at the time of purchase. Now say the sales-clerk is having insufficient information to reply to the client when is asked a product/service related query. That instance required the salesman to look for information from some external source or ask his manager. In the purchase phase, the time that he has for the same is amazingly less. It’s like if even he/she started thinking for more than a minute, the deal is gone. Such sc...
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A tool which realizes the need of the collaborative environment

Integrator is a system that connects various kinds of sub-systems or you can say devices together. Content Integration encompasses the philosophy, theories, practices, and tools around the re-use and adaption of content from our core repository into other uses and channels, or vice-versa: the creation and ingestion of content from other channels into our core repository. Content Integrator is a system which enables this integration. Contents created are supposed to be stored in some repository, which is kind of a delivery channel.  From there, the content moves between systems, applications...
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Why Elearning has a promising future?

While Einstein’s words may have been intended in good humor, they aptly reflect the fact that effective education is constant and always evolving. In fact, the face of education has experienced a sea change over the decades. Once characterized by the traditional classroom model, education has metamorphosed into learning that is instant, online, self-driven and on the go. The journey of education in India, too, has been dotted with innumerable milestones—the most recent among these is e-learning. The rapid increase in internet connectivity has been an important catalyst for the growth of e-l...
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CHALLENGES TO EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT IN RETAIL ORGANIZATIONS

Concerns have been expressed for many years about the workforce lacking relevant skills that businesses require to compete effectively in global markets. Steps have been taken in order to improve the training systems, including creation of new training routes for young people. Yet despite the introduction of a plethora of government interventions over the last 20 years, the same arguments continue to be made. Globally, over half (54 percent) of the retail workforce is based in sales and customer service related occupations, which includes sales and retail assistants, retail cashiers and che...
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The right Analytics behind an effective learning

Education is coming out of the closed classrooms and crossing all physical barriers to empower hard to reach learners in the form of eLearning. E-learning is the new face of learning and is being practiced in various industries at different levels, be it for learning various resources, training employees and assessing the progress of company’s work force by the managers. But still, every company is not getting benefited by its practice in the same way. Let us look at the dollar expenditure on E-learning:           So, the amount is uniformly getti...
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Employee Training now gets Gamified

E-learning has been adapted by a large no of industries and organizations and has been approved as a very effective system not only for learning, but for the purpose of assessment and feedback also. So, it is time now to look forward to the future holds for the world of e-learning. Gamification is a major one of them. It has been followed in some industries and is said to bring life in online learning. Before moving with the benefits this has, let us peep into some Gamification statistics and facts.                                 Gamification strikes in different organizations The Gam...
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Go Sales app: an information archive for your sales workforce

It seems self evident that companies should focus on satisfying their customers. Satisfied customers usually return and buy more, they tell other people about their experiences, and they may well pay a premium for the privilege of doing business with a supplier they trust. Statistics show that: COST of Retaining a customer = 1/10th of the COST of finding a new one Few days before, I was in a meeting with a group of retail managers. We were casually discussing about the market scenario. But, our discussion gradually got carried away towards the inability of their workforce of handling all...
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Adopting Blended learning in a cost-effective way

Blended learning also referred to as “Mixed Mode instruction” is an integration of purely face to face and online learning and is more effective than adopting either of them individually. It is a prominent trend in corporate training that has implications for distributed learning across a range of venues and constituents. It allows for an effective guidance from the teachers along with the individualized attention for all the learners which does not seem to be possible in only classroom learning. Some organizations define Blended learning where 30-70 % of the instruction is delivered online...
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