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.
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.
Don’t buy an LMS thinking it will be ‘the answer’. Workers don’t need it and they don’t need content. They need help with their work and career-related goals.
What motivates people to learn online at work? Knowing the answer will dictate your approach to digital L&D.
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?
Do people only ever complain about their learning management system (LMS)? It seems that the excitement and anticipation before the LMS arrives is fan-fared with bold exclamations of its all-encompassing functionality: “It does everything! There […]