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. It’s perhaps no surprise, then, that in a recent Center for Creative Leadership online survey of more than 500 global leaders, 53 percent chose agile innovation as one of the top trends to impact their businesses over the next five years.

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Agile by fire: how the tech industry is transforming learning

CLO Magazine

It is “agility by fire” — the ability to move quickly but not easily, and still excel. Academia alone are not the keyholders to the new world of work anymore — they too had to become agile by fire. As the sector continues to evolve, it survives by being agile by fire.

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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. A 2016 McKinsey Global Institute report estimated freelancers comprise 20 to 30 percent of all workers in the U.S. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Typical barriers that CLOs will confront in building agility fitness range from HR processes to organizational culture.

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Are You Developing Global Leaders?

CLO Magazine

To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Advances in technology have hastened globalization. But what exactly does it mean to be a global leader?

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. The CLO Symposium Plus ran from Sept. If you missed the live event, check out the CLO Symposium Video Library , releasing Oct.

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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. Of course, senior managers, often within human resources, had been responsible for workplace training for decades prior to the creation of the CLO role. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed? The Academic CLO. Agility.

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

CLO Magazine

As Julie Dervin, Cargill’s global head of corporate learning and development, told Harvard Business Review , “We really only had the capacity to reach about 10 percent to 15 percent of the total relevant population in a given year when delivering a particular learning program. 5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. Access, speed, practice, collaboration and insight are the hallmarks of an agile approach.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

The talent pool will go global – Ubiquitous connectivity, technological advancement and economic drivers brought about off-shoring which gave way to outsourcing. L&D will have to cater to a global talent pool of diverse individuals with very specific and unique learning needs. 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!

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Learning in an age of uncertainty

CLO Magazine

Great L&D in the age of the pandemic will be about agility, quality and resilience. Our audiences are distracted and worried about the global health situation, the economy, adjusting to remote work and a million other things. The post Learning in an age of uncertainty appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Crisis Leadership agility Coronavirus covid-19 health crisis pandemic Resilience

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

The talent pool will go global – Ubiquitous connectivity, technological advancement and economic drivers brought about off-shoring which gave way to outsourcing. L&D will have to cater to a global talent pool of diverse individuals with very specific and unique learning needs. 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!

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Losing a step is inevitable; losing the game isn’t

CLO Magazine

Agility and adaptability are. The disruption caused by the global spread of the coronavirus is a case in point. The agility and quickness won’t return to what I remember. The post Losing a step is inevitable; losing the game isn’t appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Resilience and Stress Management agility change Coronavirus covid-19 pandemic ResiliencePhysical skills begin to deteriorate more quickly sometime in your 40s.

Cleveland Clinic expands its leadership development program thanks to a $23 million gift

CLO Magazine

Cleveland Clinic has renamed its leadership development program the Mandel Global Leadership and Learning Institute in honor of the benefactors’ foundation. Healthcare is at a very pivotal point of change,” said Gina Cronin, chief talent development officer for the Mandel Global Leadership and Learning Institute. The post Cleveland Clinic expands its leadership development program thanks to a $23 million gift appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Career Advice: Jesse Jackson

CLO Magazine

My role as a CLO for JPMorgan Chase, specifically with our consumer community banking business, is a bit nontraditional. Additionally, I supported the business, specifically the commercial bank, as a client service manager for our global network. What will the CLO role look like in five or 10 years? This notion of lifelong learning, this notion of continuous learning, what some call learning agility, has never been more critical. Jesse Jackson.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

I am a learner and a teacher at heart, but I wanted to do it differently from my parents,” explained Sullivan, who now serves as the chief talent officer for PerkinElmer, a global, $2.8 Her vision and communication skills, which contribute to her success in managing such a global team, were likely honed during her past experience as an L&D consultant, Luck said. Butters knew she’d found her CLO. So, we have become very agile in our approach.”.

Keep Growing Your Organizational Learning Pyramid

CLO Magazine

According to Deloitte Global’s 2018 “Human Capital Trends” report, “Rather than an orderly, sequential progression from job to job, 21st century careers can be viewed as a series of developmental experiences, each offering the opportunity to acquire new skills, perspectives and judgment. Careers are no longer narrowly defined by jobs and skills but through experiences and learning agility.”. I come from a small village in eastern India, and I grew up as a mama’s boy.

Keeping up with speed and scale in the Finance Sector

Elucidat

Never has it been more important to have an agile workforce that you can re-skill and upskill at speed and at scale. Typically, these risk-averse companies prefer long-term predictability to short-term speed and agility. Struggling to keep pace with training demands?

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The Reskilling Revolution versus the ‘clay layer’

CLO Magazine

News reports and blogs are filled with references to the need for reskilling and upskilling large swaths of the global population over the next 5-10 years. We will take as given that significant skill gaps exist in local and global labor markets.

Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. Or we become boxed in by the technical solutions that someone decided were going to become the “global” solutions for every learning in every situation (e.g. I see it as compatible with both agile philosophy and instructional design methodology. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now.

Chances Are You’re Buying Too Much Talent. It’s Time to Build and Borrow.

Degreed

And that projection might very well be understated because it doesn’t account for the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the global economy. Look no further than the four largest companies globally by market cap: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google.

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Excellence in Academic Partnerships

CLO Magazine

Amway identified five areas that servant leaders would need to master: difficult interactions, engagement and influence, global collaboration, innovation and creativity, and the ability to lead people. In 2015, Agilent Technologies Inc., To ensure the success of this new direction, Agilent CEO Mike McMullen launched a massive restructuring to make the company more efficient, nimble and customer-focused.

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Change of Plans: Updates on Degreed Events

Degreed

Join us for a town hall on current market challenges through the eyes of Degreed’s CEO, Chris McCarthy and CLO, Kelly Palmer. Join Degreed’s CLO, Kelly Palmer, and Sarah Danzl, our Head of Communications, as they describe “future-ready” strategies and provides a new framework for creating the work experiences that will help companies and individuals thrive. Current events have certainly altered life as we know it.

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COVID-19 is an opportunity to reinvent education

CLO Magazine

They will encounter huge challenges from students who are mentally agile with equipped technology and updated information. Coronavirus has shaken the education system globally.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

The talent pool will go global -- Ubiquitous connectivity, technological advancement and economic drivers brought about off-shoring which gave way to outsourcing. L&D will have to cater to a global talent pool of diverse individuals with very specific and unique learning needs. 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!

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Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

In 2014, we queried some 1,500 global executives about capability building. Most respondents expect corporate learning — both the capabilities imparted and the agility required — to change significantly in the next three years. One global Asian manufacturer offers a digital 3-D learning environment at its virtual model factory, where employees “see” and “feel” equipment deployed at its plants.

The mindset of a lifelong learner

CLO Magazine

To be agile and adaptable, you need to learn, do, unlearn — learn, do, rest — learn, do, unlearn — repeat. Instilling lifelong learning ensures talent remains agile, adaptable and ready to fill the next organizational gap. Increased digitalization and globalization lead to extreme flexibility when it comes to hiring new talent. In the face of sweeping and swift changes throughout global industries, however, it gives you the best chance of remaining relevant.

3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Influences like globalization and the rise of digital technology have deepened the complexity of today’s business environment, revealed areas of opportunity for industry disruptors, challenged traditional business models and transformed how work gets done. Tags: collaboration , culture , leadership , skills The post 3 C-Skills for the C-Suite appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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

CLO Magazine

Executives are embracing this and starting to “walk the walk” to build corporate cultures that can remain agile in times of crisis. Whether you are leading a team through our collective fight against systemic racism and police violence or through a global pandemic, you are increasingly tasked with using technology to support the whole employee — from promoting emotional wellbeing to democratizing resources that help us be better allies and have inclusive conversations.

Empower Talent to Become Leaders Who Drive Change

CLO Magazine

Reinforcing the premise that agility is a part of developing the self and others, enabling employees to take risks and being open to pushing out of one’s comfort zone helps cultivate a culture that embraces change. In today’s global marketplace, there are several demands that require all professionals to embrace and welcome change as a necessity. Flexibility and agility are required, along with the openness to creative and innovative solutions.

It’s Time to Get Started with Career Mobility

Degreed

In July, researchers at McKinsey recommended that organizations looking to pivot, adapt, and thrive amid disruption “ revamp their upskilling and retraining approaches and adopt an agile approach to strategic workforce planning.” There has to be a culture where managers are actually rewarded for helping their employees progress and succeed,” Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer said. The world of work is evolving, and smart companies get it.

How to protect your learning budget amid current uncertainty

CLO Magazine

The global workforce has been evolving at a rapid pace for the past few years, but that pales in comparison to recent months. The pandemic and consequential global shutdown, and mass remote-work shift, has sped up digital transformation by years and placed more emphasis on the knowledge-based economy. Whereas before, 54 percent of the workforce globally needed significant upskilling by 2023, this number will likely have grown because of the acceleration.

Data, People, or Something In Between: Clearing Your Path to Career Mobility

Degreed

Institute for the Future lists 10 skills and six drivers: extreme longevity, computational world, super structured organizations, the rise of smart machines and systems, new media ecology, and globally connected world.

CLOs Help Veterans’ Translate Military Competencies into Private Sector Skills

CLO Magazine

Veterans receive the same research-based leadership development services that Korn Ferry offers to boards, CEOs and senior executives at global organizations. As part of the development process, veterans are also given an assessment that measures learning agility and self-awareness — proven predictors of future success. Learning-agile individuals can apply past experiences and lessons learned to new situations and first-time challenges.

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Easygenerator Wins Excellence in e-learning Award

Challenge to Learn

Easygenerator has just won the golden “Excellence in e-Learning” award at the 2018 CLO Learning in Practice Awards, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine. At first, I looked at a faster way of creating content and started writing about agile e-Learning development. Our very first corporate customer was the global information and measurement company Nielsen.

5A Learning for the digital age

CLO Magazine

These digital technologies are revolutionizing the very nature of business processes of enterprises globally, leading them to adopt new business models. Embracing risk: Moving beyond rigid planning and operational barriers with an agile strategic approach. To be a global organization and drive growth in the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, or VUCA, world, it is important to drive a culture of continuous learning.

Excellence in Content

CLO Magazine

With this in mind, Raytheon designed and implemented an EX/IM compliance learning program with the help of its global trade organization. Over a period of several months, the global trade team worked to create an effective learning program that met the company’s needs. Courses are divided into three categories: all employees, global trade professionals and role-specific. The post Excellence in Content appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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