Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic. Although AGILE strategies traditionally have their roots in these areas, they are also increasingly being used and adapted by many other learning and development fields as well. In search of learning agility.

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Agile Learner; Agile Leader

The Peformance Improvement

I have to admit that prior to hearing Elliott Masie talk about “learning agility” last week at the virtual Human Captial Media Symposium for CLOs , the concept was not on my radar. It appears that there are at least three definitions of learning agility being used in the field.

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Search for the Agile Learner

The Peformance Improvement

Modern organizations need agile learners. In other words, they must be agile learners. As I wrote in a previous blog post, at least three definitions of learning agility are being used in the field. They write that agile learners….

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Agile?

Clark Quinn

Last Friday’s #GuildChat was on Agile Development. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the Agile Manifesto puts a stake in the ground for software engineering. Whether it’s Allen’s SAM or Ger Driesen’s Agile Learning Manifesto , we’re seeing a call for rethinking the old waterfall model of design. The topic is interesting to me, because like with Design Thinking , it seems like well-known practices with a new branding.

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

implementation, leveraging the power of the LLAMA® approach to Agile project. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital.

Change is Constant: Agile People Transition

InSync Training

Ahead of her session, The Accidental People Challenges From Agile Development , Lou shares helpful background information about the people-side of Agile implementation. InSync Training welcomes Lou Russell to the Virtually There series on April 24, 2018. We thank her for her insights, which first appeared on her Russell Martin blog. Things have changed all around you. No matter how young or old you are, you have experienced change.

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How to Hire an Agile Learner

The Peformance Improvement

How do you find agile learners, people who can curate information for themselves, use a wide variety of learning methods, and quickly apply new learning to their work? Here are some questions to get you started in conducting a job interview to identify agile learners.

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Agile vs ADDIE: Which Is Better for Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

My last post was about Agile Learning Design , an iterative model of instructional design that focuses on collaboration and rapid prototyping. How we talk about Agile versus ADDIE. In fact, you can make the case that in an Agile model you still do all the steps of ADDIE.

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Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Agile Method Should You Go With?

InsiderHub

The post Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Agile Method Should You Go With? Solutions Series Agile method agile project management Kanban Kanban vs. Scrum project management Scrum Scrum vs. Kanban Whati is Agileappeared first on InsiderHub.

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Which came first: Agile or Culture?

Torrance Learning

We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture. Not sure if your organization is ready for Agile?

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Learning Agility: Building Learning Organizations

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Agility: Building Learning Organizations. arun-pradhan. Thu, 03/08/2018 - 06:00

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Agile tips that will improve your eLearning development

Challenge to Learn

I love agile development. You can apply the lessons learned from agile software development to eLearning development as well. For me one of the biggest benefits of agile development is that you involve your client in the development process, that is what makes the biggest difference.

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Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. But Agile instructional design is different. Jennifer will go into some of the benefits of Agile methodology over the traditional ADDIE model.

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Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A number of factors can influence how these challenges manifest during product development, including organizational culture and various business needs, and the agile development approach can help. Agile is an increasingly popular development method primarily used by software companies. This three-part series discusses those challenges, and shows why agile can be the better approach for technical communicators. Agile development focuses heavily on communication.

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Managing Your Team’s Workload With Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Agile does not mean there isn’t any planning, but rather that planning is different. Agile White Paper agile agile learning design white paper

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5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development

Challenge to Learn

I write and present on agile e-learning development since 2011. 5 quick wins for more agile e-learning development. If you want to know more on agile, check out my links at the bottom of the post. Create an agile e-learning customer. Include agile best practices.

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From Agile Software Development to Agile Company

Ontuitive

Agile companies stay nimble using approaches like Performance Support to minimize up front “big knowledge” and maximize direction at the moment of need. But to get the most out of a move to Agile development, one must consider what it means to be an Agile company, namely to operate as groups of Agile teams

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Agile eLearning development (2): Culture

Challenge to Learn

I planned to write this second post on agile eLearning development about the backlog and estimations. The difference between a classic waterfall approach and an agile one is way more than applying a different set of tools and techniques, it is a different state of mind.

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Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

For CLOs, it has become a business imperative to develop agility and capability to meet the talent needs of organizations that are rapidly changing in such a turbulent environment. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Developing Agility Fitness .

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Encouraging agility in postal & parcel delivery

Association eLearning

This challenges the agility of postal and express operators’ supply chains. Agility in delivery that’s driven by Quintiq’s supply chain optimization technology. The speed and convenience of e-commerce has raised consumer expectations.

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Developing Learning Agility During New Employee Orientation

Training Industry

The post Developing Learning Agility During New Employee Orientation appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized agility new hire training onboarding orientation

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A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

I received a notice in my in-box the other day about a new self-published book that discussed the idea of something called Lean-Agile Courseware by Raytheon. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about?

Agile eLearning Development: Let’s Have That ‘Agile’ Conversation

SweetRush

Esteban Cascante, SweetRush Project Manager, explains what Agile eLearning Development means for SweetRush. E-learning Uncategorized agile eLearning development

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Agile Instructional Design

B Online Learning

At the recent DevLearn 2014 conference in Las Vegas, I attended a presentation on agile instructional design by Megan Torrance. During this presentation she discussed agile instructional design models such as SAM (Successive Approximation Model) and LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Methods Approach).

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Agile eLearning development (6): Recap

Challenge to Learn

Over the past weeks I have written a series of blog post on agile eLearning development. A successful implementation of an agile method requires a certain culture. This post describes some techniques from an agile method that can be applied to eLearning one-on-one.

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DRIVER – A Repeatable, Agile, Methodology to Generate Learning & Performance Guidance

Living in Learning

My own gap for the first 20 years of my L&D career was never considering there was a need to engage at PoW. Training WAS the standard solution after all, so why look beyond the obvious? Obviously, our L&D team were more focused on efficiently and effectively transferring knowledge which by the way was what we were scoped and compensated to do.

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Using Emotional Intelligence for Agile Learning

InSync Training

This is problematic, because being an agile learner—curious, adaptable, open to change, and having the resilience to keep on trying to learn despite making mistakes along the way—is more important than ever. BYTE Agile Learning Emotional Intelligence

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An Agile Year in Review

Torrance Learning

2014 was a big year for us in our Agile journey. A Quick Guide to LLAMA: Agile Project Management for Learning. Some of it is Agile-specific. That’s what you can expect as you implement LLAMA or any of the Agile project management approaches. All-Around Agility.

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Agile E-Learning development

Challenge to Learn

I believe in the AGILE approach. At easygenerator we develop our software in an Agile way and it works wonders for us (I wrote about this in an earlier post ). I also wrote earlier about Agile e-Learning development in a post for the LCBQ. Recently I noticed that more and more people are writing about agile e-Learning development. The agile e-Learning process. It gives a very complete overview on how to apply the agile approach for e-Learning.

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Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map

Challenge to Learn

This is a first post in a series of post on Agile eLearning development. I do believe that agile software development can offer us even more very practical ‘best practices’ that we can apply to eLearning.

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Agile Learning Design

Learning Cafe

Agile provides a way that empowers individual developers to produce value by giving them control of their deliverables, thus enabling measurable and visible progress. Learn more about The Agile Manifesto. Workshops agileOverview.

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Looking for an Agile Trainer!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

Right now we’re looking for an Agile Trainer and some solid Instructional Designers. What’s hot now is our Agile Trainer position. AXIOM Updates Blogs Agile contract work instructional design jobs referrals trainerHappy Spring!

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What It Means to Be Collaborative in Agile Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Jennifer Bertram’s new white paper, Agile Learning Design for Beginners: Designing Learning at the Speed of Change. Agile instructional design focuses just as much on communication as it does process, if not more. Agile Learning Design White Paper

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Agile eLearning development (4): Planning and execution

Challenge to Learn

When using an agile approach there is a different way of making estimations, you don’t calculate hours but use story-points. This post is part of a series on agile eLearning development: Review on Michael Allen’s book ‘Leaving ADDIE for SAM.

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The Importance of Being Agile in a VUCA World

ID Reflections

We are well aware that to survive and thrive in the VUCA world, we need to be agile in all respects – in learning, towards change, regarding work as well as life. We talk about learning agility, organizational agility, individual agility, agile as a philosophy and much more.

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Looking for an Agile Trainer!

AXIOM Learning Solutions

The post Looking for an Agile Trainer! AXIOM Updates News Agile asessments contract work evaluations instructional design jobs referrals train the trainer trainerHappy Spring!

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