Reflections on the Learning Technologies Conference (#LT18UK)

Patti Shank

First thing: Plan to come to the Learning Technologies conference. Although US learning conferences often have some international presence, most of what we discuss relates to what we do in the US and Canada. The conference is a great place to meet, discuss, and learn from others. Donald Taylor knows how to put together a terrific conference and personally understands global workplace learning. Learning Technologies is an especially good conference for this!

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

What are some challenges to the adoption of MOOCs in corporate universities? At this point, we can identify at least three main challenges to their adoption: Lack of knowledge about MOOCs.

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Customer Spotlight: How InterSystems Increased Product Adoption with Virtual Labs


InterSystems used Docker Container technology to enable students to access these individualized environments no matter where they are in the world. The post Customer Spotlight: How InterSystems Increased Product Adoption with Virtual Labs appeared first on Appsembler.

Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? We needed away to objectively evaluate technologies and separate the good from the bad.

Top 5 Tools for Engaging Remote Employees

InfoPro Learning

Adopting software and technology can create a virtual workplace – that is engaging and productive. Zoom provides software based-conference rooms for businesses big and small. Blog Online Training Software Adoption

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Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning


And we believe that the greatest trend that is changing the game, transforming the way people learn in the 21 st century is Technology-aided Learning. The rapid pace of technological change is at the core of this shift affecting how workforce training is delivered as well as consumed.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2018

Limestone Learning

We’re all very busy and sometimes don’t find out what conferences are being offered until it’s too late. To help you seize these opportunities before they go by, we’ve compiled a list of links to a number of popular L&D conferences being offered this coming year. Conferences

Top 5 Sales Conferences You Should Attend in 2020


This takes preparation, collaboration, and adoption of best practices. Attending conferences is one great way to keep your skills sharp and share intel with peers and industry influencers. To help you find the best events, we’ve pulled together a list of our top 2020 sales conferences.

Diving into the Emerging Scope of Learning Games for Workplace Training at the Game Developer Conference 2018 – Part 1


One of the most promising things about technological changes is that it happens at a very fast pace. Modern organizations are investing in adopting game-based learning approach to stay ahead of the curve.

The Training Technology Conundrum

CLO Magazine

Do people prefer to sit at their desks alone and watch a webinar or do they really crave the classic conference room presentation? In the race to adopt learning technologies, learning leaders must take care not to simply adopt solutions because they have fancy new features.

“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. Here’s a sentiment commonly heard in training departments and conference rooms: We’ve always done instructor-led training.

Proactive, Not Reactive: Strategic with Technology

Web Courseworks

research, Association Learning & Technology 2014 , Cobb and Steele analyze how 200 associations report using technology to “enable and enhance learning.”. Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, founders of Tagoras and authors of Association Learning + Technology. A Research Review.

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?).

Technology Drivers & Elearning|Takeaways from DevLearn 2019

The Learning Dispatch

As usual for a really good conference, I left with a stretched mind and new perspectives (and, as is regrettably common in a conference, there was little about documentation, or templates, or any of the other themes that I’ve recently been discussing ).

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Apart from the sessions at the conference that I recap below, there was an opportunity to interact with practitioners from the domain.

Join SkyPrep at DevLearn 2019 Conference


DevLearn is a conference that connects ardent, like-minded professionals from all over the world who are leading their organizations’ use of learning technologies. It offers tools, technologies, ideas, strategies, and best practices to ensure your success as an L&D professional.

Top 10 Learning Conferences You Need to Attend


This year’s learning conferences promise to be forums for networking, thought leadership, and industry disruption, and we can’t wait. Here are our top picks for must-attend learning conferences over the next year. Conference 2017: August 29-30, 2017.

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Microsoft Fluid Framework: Get Ready for the Future of Collaboration


Microsoft is on a roll—over the past few months, it has fulfilled many promises it made at November’s Ignite conference, from small but useful tweaks to Teams and Excel, to entirely new apps and technologies such as Productivity Score and the Edge Chromium Browser.

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! If Joe wanted to attend a virtual conference or a meetup, he could do so with ease; however, if he wanted to host a virtual conference or create a meetup venue, that was beyond him.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY.

Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference


We may have all been drinking the same cool-aid, but at the IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Impact Conference in Toronto, there was a meeting of the minds. The number and quality of the early adopters serve as evidence. A major track at the conference was Individualized Learning in K12. There are adoptions, and districts are standing up systems that enable individualized learning solutions. Conferences

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Cybertech Global 2020 Cybersecurity Conference – What we can expect to see in Tel Aviv


The Cybertech conference series returns to Israel with Cybertech Global kicking-off on January 28 in Tel Aviv. The world is currently racing to deploy the next generation of cellular technology, 5G, which is expected to have a profound impact on the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

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? Technological effects are direct and immediate.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 26, 2019

Mike Taylor

I also hope these things from the learning, design, and technology world this week bring you a little something worthwhile too. Learning, Design & Technology Miscellany. Conference Roundup. Global L&D Conferences & Events App.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

That’s the message I’ve been hearing loud & clear from Learning Technologies 2010. Adoption, after all, will happen only when L&D professionals start making some sense of it in first place. Extended Smart Mobile Technology. Not necessarily interested in technology.

ACEHP: Demonstrating the Value of an LMS

Web Courseworks

This week, Dr. Andy Hicken will be attending the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions’ annual conference. This year’s conference will focus on the value of continuing education for healthcare providers. Interested in Adopting an LMS into your association?

Introducing New Technology: From Promise to Reality

Allison Rossett

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? Last year, speaking to a conference of aviation trainers, John Alonso, CTO, OutStart , observed that ninety percent of mobile learning pilot projects he is aware of have failed. Technological effects are direct and immediate. Meet Jeff Loube.

Four Ways to Get the Most out of Your Technology Investment


Often, success requires maximizing the budget or using existing technology your team already has access to. So how can you make the most out of your investments in learning technology? Their insights have been summed up as four big ideas for maximizing your technology investment.



e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. Today, when we are half way through the year, we have many exciting things on our list of disruptive e-learning technologies.

Live from Learning Technologies Summer Forum

Unicorn Training

It’s that time of year again – we’re back at Learning Technologies Summer Forum today at Kensington Olympia!With Machine learning and AI are occupying an ever-larger spot on the billThe talk of personalised learning experiences didn’t stop at the theory: this year more than ever the conference and seminar programme is littered with sessions on artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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xAPI Use Case Session Learning Solutions 2017

Web Courseworks

Next week, Dr. Jon Aleckson of Web Courseworks will be speaking at the Learning Solutions 2017 conference in Orlando, FL. Learn more at their session to help create your own roadmap to adopt xAPI into your organization.

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Mind the Gaps


Throughout August, we are turning our focus toward workplace technology adoption—why it’s important, how it’s achieved, and how companies and employees can benefit from it. Use this series as a guide as your organization formulates its own digital adoption strategy.

How L&D can stay ahead of the technology curve

Sponge UK

New technologies may hold promise but evaluating them for use within your own organisation is practically a full time job in itself. In this exclusive interview, he shares his tips on how to judge what will work for you in the changing technology landscape.

Insights from Ignite 2019: 5 Key Changes Every Business Leader Should Know About


In the first two weeks of 2020, Microsoft made good on two promises it made during the Ignite 2019 conference: The company released its Edge Chromium browser and Fluid Framework preview.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

Attend user meetings and industry conferences. Subscribe to related blogs and newsletters to read about learning technology standards and trends. What should learning technology buyers do? Remember the excitement you felt as a kid when you opened a holiday gift?

Wearable technology — put to good use for training employees


This is pretty much how wearable technology was born. Could wearable technology enhance business training? The main purpose of wearable technology is to gather important data and give instant access to certain resources.

10 hot topic talks at Learning Technologies 2016

Sponge UK

Learning Technologies 2016 is just around the corner, and Europe’s leading L&D exhibition and conference is bigger than ever. With more than 160 free seminars and 70 conference speakers you’re spoilt for choice when deciding what to see.