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. Things have changed all around you. No matter how young or old you are, you have experienced change. It’s not as obvious that our jobs and roles are also changing dramatically as well. In every field, individuals must constantly evolve to stay on top of "now" and the rate of change is increasing.

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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. Given the pace of change due to technology, globalization, workforce diversity, and hyper-competition, people need to continually acquire and apply new knowledge, skills, and values at a rate unheard of in previous eras.

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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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Managing Change or Leading Change: Does It Matter?

Living in Learning

Leading Change to full adoption implies that we not only manage Change to deployment, we must continue to lead Change through implementation.and beyond to the desired goal of full adoption.

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Managing Change or Leading Change: Does It Matter?

Living in Learning

Leading Change to full adoption implies that we not only manage Change to deployment, we must continue to lead Change through implementation.and beyond to the desired goal of full adoption.

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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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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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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.

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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. The fact is, market changes are forcing every postal and express player to (re)act. Agility in delivery that’s driven by Quintiq’s supply chain optimization technology.

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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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Leading Change as “Ordinary Work”

Living in Learning

To be effective with addressing the continuous nature of Change is to ”routinize” it by building into the organizational culture as “Ordinary Work”. That means adopting cultural mindshare that adopts a discipline and protocols of Change Leadership that are agile, resilient, and most importantly – repeatable.

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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 (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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Using Emotional Intelligence for Agile Learning

InSync Training

Today’s world is changing at a dizzying pace, with increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity—known as “VUCA” in Army War College terminology. We know that high levels of change cause stress and stress can block our ability to be effective learners.

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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. What They Need (even if that changes!). What Does It Mean to Be Agile? . Reconciling ADDIE and Agile .

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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 method of planning and execution can be used for eLearning development without any changes and I promise you it will be a huge difference.

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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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Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. To top all this off things change as progress is made in any project!

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Embracing The AGILE Method For Great eLearning Results

eFront

Agile learning design isn’t really a new phenomenon. Athletes, savvy entrepreneurs and hard-nosed businesspeople have known for decades that being agile in the face of tough competition is the key to success. What is Agile Learning? Making Agile Work in Organizations.

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Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc. Making Change Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors. -

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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

PulseLearning

Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs.

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6 Benefits of Agile ELearning Development

PulseLearning

Agile is a project management methodology used predominately in the software development industry. In recent times, Agile has been adopted by eLearning production teams due to its elastic nature, which allows the development process to respond flexibly to changing client needs.

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Book review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM: will agile eLearning development become mainstream?

Challenge to Learn

I believe that an agile approach will bring a lot of benefits to e-Learning development. I’m interested in agile development because we develop the easygenerator software in an agile way. A concept that will help you to become more agile in your design process.

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The Value of Agile & 70:20:10: Are We Swimming in Circles?

Living in Learning

That’s where the rules of engagement have changed. AGILE EPSS Performer Support Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability Agile design business impact performance support rapid development More emphasis is needed in the downstream, post-training work context where Performers confront moments of need that do not conform to what we build storyboards to address.

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Choose Agility, Choose Stability

Learning Wire

Heraclitus once said: « There is nothing permanent, except change ». Information travels so fast, the market changes so quickly, that decisions have to be taken swiftly. On top of the constant change however, there is also a rising concern on social and environmental concerns.

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What Agile/Scrum Can Teach Learning

CLO Magazine

I was recently immersed in the world of Agile/Scrum during the development process for an online course. Scrum is basically an agile framework to help complete complex projects. In many ways Agile/Scrum is a study in the learning process itself.

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Agile & ADDIE -Tango or Face Off 2

Learning Cafe

However, is ADDIE too “organised” in today’s world of swift change. The landscape today is characterized by frequently changing business requirements, incorporation of Web 2.0 The last decade or so has seen the emergence of a number of alternative approaches to address the new demands of learning – such as Rapid Learning, Agile and Scrum, SAM, DADDIE (D is Define from DMAIC) so on. What are the challenges in making learning design agile? Overview.

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Agile Bay Area #LNDMeetup Mindmap

Clark Quinn

I’ve been interested in process , so I attended this month’s Bay Area Learning Design Meetup that showcased LinkedIn’s work on Agile using Scrum for learning design. As part of the reflection, they’re supposed to change something for the next iteration.

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Agility Is Essential in Corporate Learning

Clarity Consultants

This trend toward more agile production, design, and leadership development is critical in creating the kind of responsive and flexible atmosphere that gets better results quickly. Today we're talking about how agility is particularly essential to corporate learning and development programs.

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