KPMG Names New Chief Learning Officer

CLO Magazine

In his new role, Muñoz is responsible for the professional service firm’s learning and development strategy and programs. “Corey Muñoz is an accomplished leader who will continue to ensure that KPMG’s learning and development programs remain best in class.”

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point. Because of increased usage on smartphones, smartphones will reach three-quarters of mobile data traffic by 2019.

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Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

and IDC predicts the SaaS-based market will surpass $112 billion by 2019. Changing Roles of IT Professionals First, while cloud computing and SaaS business models can enable IT organizations to lower infrastructure costs and enable more agility to support customers, they are fundamentally changing the roles of many IT and IT security professionals. I will cover developments in how to protect sensitive data housed in SaaS applications in next month’s blog

What does achieving LMS success really mean?


percent of global Fortune 500 companies already use computer based educational technology for employee development. It is estimated that by 2019, roughly half of all college classes will be conducted in e-learning form.

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Fear of Virtual High Schools

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent this question to me today: I was wondering if you read Clayton Christensen’s prediction that by 2019, nearly 50 percent of high school courses will be taught online. Are we looking at a future where the role of teachers changes, and many more people will teach online? For instructional designers and others who develop e-learning, I think the online K-12 market is definitely something to watch.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

ut I think it's fair to say that most every response expects the role of training to either diminish or to change significantly in the next 10 years. Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Although it sounds exciting at first, and certainly appeals to the emotions, several practical issues—all of which are ignored by the contributors to the ASTD 2019 discussion—limit the likelihood that organizations would primarily rely on informal learning. In these cases, then conferences serve marketing purposes first, not professional development purposes. will play an important role in training.