Agile innovation in the face of COVID-19

CLO Magazine

Agile innovation, the profitable application of creativity, aims to design breakthrough solutions that optimize efficiency, improve market position through new product development or result in new enterprise structures. Crisis Leadership agile innovation Coronavirus covid-19

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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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Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

I now see this feedback as the ultimate compliment, for my manager felt I had learning agility. Learning agility is openness to new information and the ability to gain and apply insights derived from this information. Learning-agile people aren’t perturbed by shifts in direction. Consulting firm Green Peak Partners collaborated with researchers from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York to assess the value learning-agile individuals bring to their organizations.

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Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

CLO Magazine

D&I has transformed from a compliance function to a cultural transformation accelerator for companies who want to establish themselves as relevant,” said Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, chief diversity officer at Microsoft.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. And the keynotes that I saw were in synch: Stephen Covey talked about the need for trust and Jon Katzenbach on how to build culture were both excellent, as was Dan Pontefract’s story on making collaboration intrinsic to Telus. Which is not to say there weren’t good topics on tap too: leadership development for agility, bridging the gap between IT and the learning unit, informal learning, etc.

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Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value? Creating a culture of servant leadership requires certain behaviors and actions. Following are eight practices to create a culture of servant leadership in your organization.

CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

Along with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues Jane Hart & Clark Quinn and several hundred chief learning officers, I attended the Fall CLO Symposium this week. It’s intended to underpin the dialog between CLO and executive management.

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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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Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

CLOs face intense pressure to build learning cultures in which geographically dispersed teams can engage with relevant content “on-demand” to reskill. Unintentionally, we were creating a learning culture where only a select few got access to high-quality training.”.

Extremophiles & Organizational Agility

Clark Quinn

A number of years ago, I co-wrote a chapter with Eileen Clegg called The Agility Factor , that appeared in Marcia Conner & James Clawson’s excellent collection of organizational culture articles in the book Creating a Learning Culture.

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A Human Way to Foster Workplace Agility

CLO Magazine

A culture that encourages engagement, sharing, creativity and experimentation fosters innovation. Mind Over Matter agility learningTags: agility , learning The post A Human Way to Foster Workplace Agility appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Becoming a learning enterprise is a culture-change journey

CLO Magazine

Amid the traditional, something new is trying to emerge — an enterprise that is more fluid and agile, ecological, innovative and quick to recognize and mine insights from problems. Learning is fundamental to agility, innovation and responsiveness.

Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

CLO Magazine

It’s been almost a quarter century since the formalization of the position of chief learning officer: In 1994, Jack Welch made Steve Kerr the CLO of General Electric. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed?

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Leverage AI to foster a learn-it-all culture

CLO Magazine

This statement exemplifies the culture change that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been instilling within his organization. It’s also a great way to retain critical factors, such as institutional knowledge and cultural integrity, that are lost when people are replaced.

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

“We’re activating a sustainable cultural change, helping our leaders change their mindsets and ways of working. ” Instilling Change Igniting and sustaining a cultural change is no easy feat, however. She has been very effective at pushing a culture change.”

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Moreover, a global talent pool will require cultural sensitivity and an inclusive mindset from L&D, HR and the organization. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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Let’s change our focus on always adding more

CLO Magazine

Would the employees not adapt to the culture without it? The agile learning organization should approach innovation as a continual process of adjusting learning resources to optimize outcomes for learners and the business.

Pivoting and professional growth in today’s (and tomorrow’s) workforce

CLO Magazine

That kind of agility is now a fundamental skill in business, too. Agile workers seize new opportunities, even if they seem daunting at first. Disruption vs. Agility. That’s why we prefer to focus on agility. Informed Agility. Agile people pivot with ease.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Moreover, a global talent pool will require cultural sensitivity and an inclusive mindset from L&D, HR and the organization. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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The 7 Trends Reshaping Talent Development

CLO Magazine

To respond and thrive, organizations need digitally savvy, future-fluent leaders who are agile, strategic, data-driven and resilient. Root out unconscious bias in your systems and culture. What you can do: Build a coaching culture. Trend 7: Culture Reboot.

Learning Transformation: 4 Best Practices

Vitalyst

They need to figure out how to develop a culture that inspires employees to build habit-forming best practices for learning and development. EMPLOYEES AND ORGANIZATIONS MUST MASTER AGILITY Frequent, unexpected change is now the norm in both professional and private lives.

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A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

Butters knew she’d found her CLO. The learning also had to fit with the company’s unique culture, so generic or off-the-shelf content probably wouldn’t work. So, we have become very agile in our approach.”. Profiles & Case Studies CLO profile learning Lifelong learning

Learning Transformation: 4 Best Practices

Vitalyst

They need to figure out how to develop a culture that inspires employees to build habit-forming best practices for learning and development. EMPLOYEES AND ORGANIZATIONS MUST MASTER AGILITY Frequent, unexpected change is now the norm in both professional and private lives.

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Chief Learning Officer: Moving Forward, Looking Behind

CLO Magazine

That’s why the future CLO must be agile, responsive and open to new ways of working. Over the course of three days, we’ll dive deep into the CLO role and talk about the ideas and practices that are the keys to future success.

Keep Growing Your Organizational Learning Pyramid

CLO Magazine

Careers are no longer narrowly defined by jobs and skills but through experiences and learning agility.”. Rapidly advancing technologies and agile and team-centered business models are driving organizations to redesign themselves.

What is leadership, and who is a leader?

CLO Magazine

It can be much harder than you may think, but taking the time to define leadership and what makes a leader is crucial to building a cohesive culture and developing future leaders. With new leaders come new approaches to leadership, which impacts overall culture and employees.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

Employees need agility when it comes to information. Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. One of the major barriers to learning is a culture that does not value learning. What should be a manager’s role in employee learning?

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3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Here are three skills worth strengthening: Culture management: Toxic cultures don’t spring up out of nowhere. Modern leaders have to be able to create culture, maintain it and grow it, said Mary-Anne Gillespie, president and founder of Red Apple Coaching.

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Being Great at One Thing Can Kill Innovation

CLO Magazine

to champion a learning culture. Taylor wrote that Ridge conquered that paradox by overhauling the company culture to prioritize learning, “transforming a stale, insular business into something agile and open-minded.”. In a Sept.

Are You Giving Employees Tools They Actually Want to Use?

CLO Magazine

Here are six strategies shaping the CLO role today that successful learning leaders are using to enable their workforce to continuously skill up. . Create a learning culture. The CLO role is more complex now than ever. Homepage Top Story - Left Column culture learning talen

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The Employee Experience Imperative

CLO Magazine

Successful digital transformation rests on four pillars: technology, operations, customer experience and culture. Implementing a cultural transformation in response to commercial problems or market disruption is difficult because changing culture implies changing people.

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Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results

CLO Magazine

Based on our research and our work with individuals across the globe, we have coalesced around four mindsets — growth, inclusive, agile and enterprise — as particularly critical to a leader’s success. Agile mindset — success in a changing world requires flexibility, adaptation and resilience.

Are you ready for 2020?

CLO Magazine

Use the agile process to develop learning assets. Accenture CLO Allison Horn discussed in detail how using the agile scrum process has accelerated the delivery time and quality of learning assets. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. Cultural intelligence is also critical to a global leader’s success. Agility is the biggest difference and so is an inclusive approach.

3 ways learning has become core to the new world of work

CLO Magazine

No matter where your organization is in the learning journey or where you’re headed next, fostering a strong learning culture can help employees adapt in a rapidly changing workplace. The need for — and interest in — online learning has reached a tipping point.