Despite the headlines, attention spans are not reducing but perhaps tolerance for workplace learning offerings is?
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?
This question was posed to me by Sukh Pabial (@SukhPabial) recently, following a blog he wrote, Adapting, Change and L&D, and a subsequent Twitter exchange. Sukh finished this blog by expressing: “L&D is fundamentally broken […]
If you’re supporting workers in the workflow with context-specific resources, based on what your organisation’s internal ‘experts’ know and do, then classroom events take on a very different role to before. But what role should […]
“Curation replaces noise with clarity. And it’s the clarity of your choosing; it’s the things that people you trust help you find. We [L&D] need to be the people that organizations trust to help replace […]
The aim of technology, according Quora, is ‘to fulfil more of our needs and wants with less resources and to do more in the short time we have on this planet’. Whilst there will be […]
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 […]
I heard a Learning & Development leader from a major international brand remark recently that despite launching a new suite of online learning programmes to their business, only 5 people had accessed them at all. […]
Often times, tips for engaging learners in corporate online learning include external features and novel delivery methods. These range from using animations, “real-life” scenarios, game-design, leaderboards, and badges. But with learners actually spending more time […]
The potential for mobile learning is to engage employees on their terms and provide useful learning in a format that they recognise and want. But we know this, because we’re mobile users ourselves, and that […]