Outsourcing ‘digital’ and not investing in your own digital know-how will put you at a significant disadvantage – and over-reliance on one system will prove to be counterproductive.
The Important Distinction Between ‘Digital’ and ‘Technology-Enabled Learning’
‘Digital’ may seem unattainable, and almost alien, to a lot of L&D, because we’re so used to using technology in service of our programmes. But it’s actually easier, cheaper, faster, and better.
Ask One Question To Address Your Organisation’s Online Learning Problem
It doesn’t matter if you’re e-learning is animated, ‘fun’, interactive, or that you get points for completing it (yawn). If it doesn’t solve a specific problem that you’re people – or distinct groups of them – are experiencing then it’s extraneous.
Are shorter attention spans hampering your best efforts in L&D?
Despite the headlines, attention spans are not reducing but perhaps tolerance for workplace learning offerings is?
What motivates people to learn online at work?
What motivates people to learn online at work? Knowing the answer will dictate your approach to digital L&D.
10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do
Rather than using technology to scale L&D initiatives, what can be learned from the success of the iPhone in finding new ways of helping workers to do what they want to do, better?
Digital L&D pt 1: Beyond e-Learning
I’ve been in Learning & Development since the popularisation of e-learning in the late-1990s. Back then, it would be ordered from a paper catalogue and arrive through the post on discs! I so wanted every disc […]
Four Learning Design Principles That Impact Every Day Performance
Trainers and facilitators employ a range of methods and techniques to embed what they want employees to “learn” so that, when employees return to the workplace, enough of what was delivered remains to influence performance. […]
L&D: From Delivery to Dialogue (and Business Results)
Too many training courses are merely a distraction rather than an enabler of better performance and business results. Let me explain… When a business performance or capability issue is identified in an organisation, and a […]
Micro-learning is BS
The thing that irks me most in L&D at the moment is the comparisons made between ‘eating’ and ‘learning’ formats. Whether it be ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘snacking’ or the hideous term ‘feasting’ to describe traditional formal […]