What does it mean to transform workplace learning? (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

“Modern Workplace Learning therefore doesn’t just mean adding in new technology to old training practices, nor implementing a new learning platform but rather adopting a new, modern understanding of what it means to learn at work. Modern Workplace Learning means: doing things differently and doing different things” Read the full … Social learning

How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?


Smart L&D teams are finding ways to use technology to address all of their priorities and are doing so by appealing to what their people are motivated to do. So, how do they get employees to adopt technology for learning? When you recognise these motivations, you can support your fellow workers with technology, influencing and enhancing every day performance, whilst building essential capability. The post How Do We Get Employees To Adopt Technology For Learning?

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How to Get Executive Buy-In for New LMS Technology

Absorb LMS

Even if your learning and development department has its own budget, you’ll need to craft a convincing proposal that builds the business case for new technology. Executives won’t endorse a program that doesn’t solve a problem or isn’t easily adopted by your employees.

“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Here, we take a step back to tackle a more fundamental objection—the objection to using technology at all. Our entire training program is based on face-to-face interaction, and I don’t think learning technologies can offer us much of an advantage.

The Technology Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have delivered new and unique applications of emerging technology to employee learning and development. Technology Training Project Specialist, Sidley Austin LLP. Since adoption, At Home has trained 500 associates with little need for field support.

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)


Most of us in the learning profession pride ourselves on being comfortable with technology. Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn. Or have you started working with this technology already?).

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

Jeff is managing editor of MS&T (Military Simulation and Training) magazine, [link]. Here is what Jeff has to say about introducing new technology into the organization. This was a technology solution, in this case mobile devices, looking for a problem.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Well, just like there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to all of today’s training challenges, there also isn’t just a single way to “do” technology-enabled learning. Digital magazines.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. This step also requires planning more than technology.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 1

Upside Learning

from various spheres of learning and technology on varied social networking platforms. In today’s world, suffused with technology’s blue glow, a mere collection of bound pages may no longer suffice for entertainment in the information age.

Media 201

Inside Learning Technologies

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

You may be interested in the first two articles in the latest issue of Inside Learning Technologies. You say you haven’t heard of Inside Learning Technologies ? The magazine comes out but three times a year!

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


With today’s powerful emerging technologies, embedding simple, cost-effective, and effective performance support solutions in the workflow of employees is a matter of thinking innovatively. These solutions will be powered by emerging technologies such as: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacons.

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

Jeff is managing editor of MS&T (Military Simulation and Training) magazine, [link]. Here is what Jeff has to say about introducing new technology into the organization. Have you ever been the victim of a new technology initiative, like say a new LMS or a mobile learning initiative or even a new accounting system? The reason was that the implementations were not being driven by a business problem, but rather by the coolness of the technology. Meet Jeff Loube.



Disruptors are innovators, but not all innovators are disruptors — in the same way that a square is a rectangle but not all rectangles are squares. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. Today, when we are half way through the year, we have many exciting things on our list of disruptive e-learning technologies.

The Influence of Technology on Generations

Kapp Notes

The technology of television shook the world, as one Time Magazine article in 1948 stated, “television showed every sign of being a young monster. But the technology of one generation is not necessarily the technology of another. Television is not the technology of those born in the third millennium. The third millenials are not influenced as much by television as they are by the communication technologies that surround them on a daily basis.



With today’s powerful emerging technologies, embedding simple, cost-effective, and effective performance support solutions in the workflow of employees is a matter of thinking innovatively. These solutions will be powered by emerging technologies such as: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacons.

Musings on Memory Engineering to Aid Learning Retention

Dashe & Thomson

In my search for something to write about this month I stumbled upon an article in Wired magazine entitled “ Clive Thompson on Memory Engineering.” Learning Retention learning retention memory performance support Training Development user adoption

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s a quick primer on video as a learning tool from Learning Solutions Magazine. Like Marsha (above) I am a graduate student at Roosevelt University and focus on technologies like YouTube as an effective learning tool.

Encourage Employee Development Through HR Technology


As HR magazine reported, employees are increasingly favoring personal development as a workplace benefit over other types of benefits, such as career development. Leveraging technology. More than anything else, today’s employees want autonomy.

Learning Technology: Where’s the Money Going?

CLO Magazine

A new survey sheds some light on where learning leaders will invest in learning technology in 2013. Technology is still the hot topic in corporate learning conversations, but how are organizations putting their money where their mouth is? A new survey by learning services provider Impact Instruction Group found that e-learning is still the top learning technology investment heading into 2013, with 86 percent reporting that they are investing heavily in the strategy.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

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2014 - the year of the wearable?

Learning with 'e's

Wearable computing is just one small step up from mobile technology. Will 2014 be the year when wearable technology emerges as the next stage in our connected future? Hammersley is convinced that it isn''t the technology - the gadget - that is the driving force of this transition.

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0

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Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. Many people talk about stats that refer to the massive adoption of mobile devices, the impact of devices in our daily life and so on. Mayra Aixa Villar.

We need a rethink

Learning with 'e's

There's a very useful and refreshing article by Tom Barrett in this week's TES Magazine entitled 'Education needs to plug into Web 2.0'. YouTube Technology TES Magazine education social media schools learning blogging Tom Barrett Internet e-safety

6 Steps to Prepare Your Company for a MOOC

Your Training Edge

Perform a technology assessment. What enables this anytime, anywhere learning is technology. Technology problems are one of the top causes of frustrations in a MOOC, and the best way to prevent them is to be prepared and head off problems before they happen.

Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment

CLO Magazine

It’s a compelling theory, and many organizations incorporate social learning into their learning and development function, especially with the growing array of technologies available today to facilitate such learning.

Thinking About Gamifying Your Training? Read This First

Your Training Edge

For example, if you have a training course, what is the desired learning outcome: that learners consume the content or that they can apply what they’ve learned to boost sales, or learn a new technology, or whatever happens to be the end goal?

Investing in an Automated Future

CLO Magazine

As productivity increases thanks to technology, the net number of jobs available is likely to go up, even if they are dramatically different from previous jobs. That is something employers can invest in now, before AI is fully adopted.

The Future of How We Think

CLO Magazine

Immersive technologies, namely virtual, augmented and mixed reality, are at the forefront of this transformation. By rewriting the way people connect — with information, experiences and each other — these technologies can lead enterprise toward higher standards of performance.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


Join our very own Dave Romero and Nikki Shaw for a fun, interactive webinar with Training Magazine where they’ll go more in-depth with these hot 2018 training trends. While those are exciting, buzz-worthy technologies, it’s not an L&D trend typical organizations will see in 2018.

Employee-generated Learning is now mainstream

Challenge to Learn

As EGL is rooted in this sphere of learning models, this emphasis by big players is clear evidence of acceptance and adoption of our approach. We won the golden “Excellence in e-Learning” award at the 2018 CLO Learning in Practice Awards, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine.

5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering


Virtual Reality (VR) is a number of different technologies that are design to create experiences that mimic real-life experiences. Augmented Reality (AR) uses technology to add a layer of information over real-world images. Another year another learning trend, am I right?

Human Capital Analytics — Now

eLearning Brothers

Today, mobile devices and technology have permeated most areas of our lives. The intersection between learning and performance and technology has become a space offering rich data with unknown impact. You don’t need to throw out your old systems and technology.

Why do we need to know the hottest eLearning trends? Why not innovate learning with what we already have?

Coffee and Design

Ladan Nikravan Senior Editor at MediaTec Publishing , asked the following question in a LinkedIn group that I follow, Chief Learning Officer Magazine. Every year there’s new learning and development technology in the market, but many of the tools and trends don’t stick.

The rise of e-learning

CLO Magazine

The Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board is a group of 1,500 professionals in the learning and development industry who have agreed to be surveyed by the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group, the research and advisory arm of Chief Learning Officer magazine.