Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change
DECEMBER 13, 2015
Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. We have become accustomed to blaming the culture of an organization for the failure of any initiative, and more so when the change calls for redefining and re-imagining how people work and interact. No matter how hard we try to change the culture – and I do believe that leaders and managers are trying – the discourse we use lets us down. ” ~ Steve Denning. Our words define our worldview. The words become reality.
The changing skill set of the learning professional
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
What we are’ is constantly changing as we continue to develop our existing skills and take on new challenges to respond to a changing world around us. What's changing? I’d like to highlight four changes in particular that impact heavily on the skill set of the learning professional. Now it has happened we’re maybe not so sure how to cope with the change.
5 ways elearning can support business change
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
How well does your organisation deal with change? Increasingly, the degree to which businesses can adapt positively and quickly to change is driving their success. Rapid pace “Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” In our world, it is not just the level of change, but the rapid pace of change, that is defining. We may just outdo the Victorians.
The Changing Face of Corporate L&D
AUGUST 15, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Learning & Development needs a makeover…It’s time for a change.” – Clark Quinn. The transformation from the traditional role of ‘Learning & Development’ to the challenging role of ‘Performance Consulting’ in spite of many obstacles resisting such change! What are the factors that are triggering these changes? 2014: The Year For Change In L&D?
Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose
changes and our learners bring different habits and expectations to work, our roles. must change to deliver what they need. Matt Johnson Global Managing Director Kineo 5Learning Insights 2017 Learning Insights 2017 6 Introduction Some things will never change. But some things do change – and have. managing a large-scale change program. The business. about.
3 Ways Learning Can Affect Behavioral Change
MARCH 23, 2017
The same is true in the business world — learning must prepare us to do something. The learning function’s ultimate goal is to change people. Effective learning changes our brains, and it transforms who we are as people. Achieving change is not easy, but it is possible. Link learning to organizational performance for business success. Today’s brains have changed.
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
I’ve been employed by the company for a while now, and I can personally vouch for the progressive changes that have occurred over that time. Will it change the meeting culture of the organisation? You can’t forget your objective, which is essentially to change behaviour. Because we ridicule it, we feel the imperative to change. I know I do. 0:17). 0:56).
Making A Business Case For Software Change
DECEMBER 15, 2016
The post Making A Business Case For Software Change appeared first on Administrate. Pro basketball player and businessman Michael Jordan famously once said that “limits, like fears, are often just an illusion” He was right too, our limitations are mostly self imposed. That said, some are surmountable and some, well… I’d really quite like the ability to fly, but alas, I’m not Superman. The same Read More. Published on December 15, 2016. All Training Tips
Learning Can Help Change, Transformation and Disruption
AUGUST 12, 2016
CEO Outlook 2016 survey of 400 CEOs, we are entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and it’s upending business models and demanding an entirely new way of thinking about business. But what happens when this change creates short- or long-term uncertainty? Who are the ambassadors at each level of the business? And, change often means budget constraints.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. leader and business manager, they feel good about the quality. know the business impact of. OF FORTUNE 500 CEOS WANT TO KNOW THE BUSINESS IMPACT OF THEIR LEARNING. business today. Key vendors include SkillSoft, Lynda.com, and Harvard Business School Publishing. through times of change.
The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Recently, I read two posts that to me reflected the changing nature of work -- from divergently different perspectives. Read in conjunction, the two pieces shed a lot of light not only on how today''s workplace is changing but also on its impact on how we learn. What can L&D do to foster the necessary change? However, this requires an organizational attitudinal change.
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
Performance Learning Productivity
JULY 7, 2014
Whether you’re working in an HR or L&D department, or for a commercial company providing learning tools and services, or for a college, university or business school, results matter. But we need wider fundamental changes if we’re to do so at speed and scale. So, what are these fundamental changes? Change is occurring at an increasingly rapid rate.
Change Management Series: How Do You Foster Partnerships in Your Business?
JANUARY 17, 2017
In part 2 of our series on Change Management, we would like to talk about partnerships and how they can help you grow your business. Just as in your individual career, your business thrives on the partnerships you develop. How do you build that level of trust and create the win-win collaborations that put your business on another level? Change Management
Measuring Culture Change
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Someone recently asked how you would go about measuring culture change, and I thought it’s an interesting question. So it’s plausible that you’d want to change, and if you do, you’d like to know how it’s going. It could be engagement, or social interaction, or… If we think of it in a Kirkpatrickian sense, we want to generate the indirect activity, and then measure the actual business impact. As a process, I think about what I might do before, during, and after any culture change initiative. What direct measures might there be?
Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. We have become accustomed to blaming the culture of an organization for the failure of any initiative, and more so when the change calls for redefining and re-imagining how people work and interact. No matter how hard we try to change the culture – and I do believe that leaders and managers are trying – the discourse we use lets us down. change future_of_work online communities Organization Reflection social_business
Video: The Change Principle
ATD Learning Technologies
APRIL 18, 2016
An easy solution to making instructional video more interesting is to regularly change the shot. Regularly changing your shots is an important technique covered in ATD’s Rapid Video for Learning Certificate Program. My tutor drummed into me, “Change the shots, Jonathan. Change the shots!” Chemistry of Change. Do these sound like your videos?
Don’t Be Afraid of Change
AUGUST 19, 2016
He was a little concerned with the potential learning and change that could occur and greatly concerned with how he might be seen by higher-level executives. Even when people have feedback in front of them, asking for something different, the risk of change, of doing something new is terrifying.”. You can accelerate learning, change your organization and even improve your bottom line.
Changing Training Paradigms
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Within the last few years, I have been observed rapid changes in corporate training paradigms, along with consumer education and needs analysis sectors. Specifically, businesses are investing too much in research to better understand how employees are gathering information and which kind of influences they find compelling for their decisions. The Business Environment.
Workplace Policy Changes? Add Some Change Management to Your Training
The Learning Dispatch
JANUARY 5, 2017
Tips for supporting workplace policy changes. Change isn’t anything new, and is a constant in all organizations, but we’re often unprepared for it. A great deal of thought goes into the “brand new thing,” but how to best guide staff to adopt those changes is often an afterthought. Properly implemented change management can greatly reduce those negative effects.
Curated Insights: It’s past time for L&D to show business results
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The business impact of learning is still seenby many as a mythological entity, like the sasquatch, or the unicorn. Rather, they’ve never been shown the true impact L&D can have on the business. Therefore, while the business may be suffering, L&D could very well be celebrating their own results in a dangerous vacuum. Click to Tweet. I didn’t get a good answer.
Make a Credible Business Connection
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Few would dispute how important learning programs are for business results. That business connection must be there. Fortunately, there is credible business data available in any organization, government or business to prove learning’s impact. That particular business function has been doing this for years. On the contrary, all processes must work together. Jack J.
The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
In the face of this mounting stress on the business, Nash said it’s critical that academic human resources programs adjust their curriculum to this new reality, if they haven’t done so already. She said over the past 10 years, a trend has emerged where human resources leaders are becoming chief learning officers and other decision-makers more focused on strategic business goals.
What Do Today’s Workforce Trends Mean for Business, Leadership?
MARCH 20, 2017
The need for business agility, the use of design thinking principles, the rise of millennial workers, the growing use of robotics and automation in the workplace and the impact of migration on companies are among the trends discussed. “We The world is changing very fast, so we have to create career paths, and we have to support the training of our people so that they’re ready for change.
The Changing Nature of Business & Its Impact on Learning (#ASTDLN)
APRIL 23, 2012
impact across the world…disrupting our businesses. The challenge for organizations: to learn at the speed of change. It’s like we’re all trying to change tires on. How do we learn at the speed of change? taking a chance on change.” We do advocate changing it A. These are my live blogged notes from ASTD Learn Now Session with Conrad. I am. Demographic churn.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
APRIL 14, 2015
Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Technology has brought about unprecedented changes at a pace that is challenging all notions of flexibility and adaptability. Workplaces will become communities – This change is likely to be more subtle. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW!
Why Training has a Bad Name (and how we can change it)
APRIL 20, 2016
We have worn down the hopeful and motivated learners in our organizations, but we can change this perception. Stop fearing change. . Yet, our training methods haven’t changed. Regardless of learning modality – be it classroom, webinar, or virtual – the core design hasn’t changed since the industrial age. It is time to CHANGE IT UP.
5 Ways to Drive Business Leaders to Buy eLearning
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business. Have you ever been in the position of needing to “sell” business leaders on the value of eLearning? When you track eLearning delivery, enrollment, and completion numbers through a learning management system , you have a wealth of data that executives can use to inform their business decisions.
Managing Change in Organisational Learning: Part 1
DECEMBER 1, 2012
Question from client: What do we need to think about to manage the change associated with introducing technology into our learning strategy? I will also try to distinguish different business models such as Corporate, Not-for-profit and external Training Provider. “If Link your solution to business objectives, workplace practice and team and individual development plans.
When Learning Meets the Business, Success and Revenue Follow
JULY 21, 2016
But it is her business savvy, how she’s used her background in mathematics and her experiences in business and academia to strategically align learning with the business that makes her so instrumental in the story of learning at Ericsson. In 2014, for instance, the company saw a glaring business challenge within its North America market. The Professorial Change Agent.
21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)
OCTOBER 14, 2014
This expression comes from an illegal investment scheme to grow companies for the sole purpose of selling it regardless of what corners are cut or how making short term decisions hurt the business long term. Use this instead – Superficial Change, Cosmetic Change. Here is another racial slur that should be annexed from your eLearning and business jargon. Hook Up.
Improve Leader-Employee Communication, Improve Business
AUGUST 3, 2016
In the face of a hyper-competitive, quickly and continuously shifting business environment, the standard nine-to-five workday doesn’t exist anymore. The result is a burnt out worker who isn’t as productive as they could be because they focus on responsibilities of lesser importance to the business, Behera said. Employees are working past that, working at home and on weekends.
Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014
JANUARY 15, 2014
So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. Change management – New systems or changes due to M&As. India – Increase in training reach, reduction in training overheads because of the large geography, and reduction in costs- these are going to be the main business drivers. Do you agree or have differing views?
The Business Impact Award
DECEMBER 5, 2016
For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. To adapt to the changes and stay competitive, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina needed to update its infrastructure and strengthen employee skills and knowledge. DIVISION 1. Nidhi Madhavan.
New Research: Best-in-class corporate learning approaches that drive business results
APRIL 8, 2016
The lightening-fast pace of business, combined with the integration of technology, increased customer demands and the need to support multi-generational workforces, have called attention to the importance of changing the way learning leaders have traditionally approached corporate training. They were also passionate about challenging convention and rethinking current approaches.
You need to change the way you view training if you want to measure the impact of learning
MARCH 3, 2017
While this method gives executives a lot of content, it doesn’t give them any way to measure the business outcome of all of this training. In fact, only 30% of learning leaders deliver data to business and line managers. It’s not enough to design a course, deliver it, and hope the business outcomes magically follow. Step 1 – Start with the business outcomes first.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. Technology has brought about unprecedented changes at a pace that is challenging all notions of flexibility and adaptability. Workplaces will become communities -- This change is likely to be more subtle. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW!