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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. The first challenge is team silos. What is the timeline?

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L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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Bend & Flex: Building Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

A former manager once told me I had the ability to quickly assimilate information, that he could tell me how to do something and I would then apply that knowledge to a variety of different situations. 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. Look for the common thread.

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Agile by fire: how the tech industry is transforming learning

CLO Magazine

When it comes to the fourth industrial revolution, machine learning and artificial intelligence are at the center of the universe. It is “agility by fire” — the ability to move quickly but not easily, and still excel. The No. It’s the perfect storm.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

Learning’s critical role in eluding the silo mentality

CLO Magazine

Have you ever learned about a project that you should have been involved in just as it was about to go live? Or, in the same vein, have you ever received news about a change that seemed to only help a few groups, but not the entire organization? Other factors can play a role too.

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Psychological safety: an overlooked secret to organizational performance

CLO Magazine

Chances are you could probably answer these questions without even knowing the full definition of this concept. We have worked in both situations, and the differences in effectiveness are stark. Psychological safety is the why behind our responses to the questions, “Can I speak up?

How this 3D printing company improved its culture and talent management strategy

CLO Magazine

SprintRay, a 3D printing company that caters to dental professionals, found themselves in a unique situation during the height of COVID-19 business disruption in 2020. Unlike many businesses, the Los Angeles-based company was not in survival mode. The SprintRey leadership team.

Shifting Your Corporate Training Program from Expense to Investment

Infopro Learning

The corporate landscape is constantly shapeshifting. Understandably, organizations may find it challenging to stay ahead of the curve and adjust their workforce in the changing environments. Do you want to start considering training as an investment and not an expense?

Why Creating a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Builds More Than Good Rapport

Chronus

The phrase diversity and inclusion has been thrown around a lot in recent years. Will you be harnessed for the advantages your left handed-ness comes with? Or kept on the bench because they’re unsure how to train you or handle your skillset? Diversity is having different handed players on one team. Inclusion is making sure all players are utilized on the field. This diversity makes the team more creative, competitive and innovative.

How to Drive Agile Learning for a More Effective Workforce

Learning Wire

Although required skillsets have evolved rapidly in recent years, many organisations have not updated their methods of learning to keep pace. However, with the right approach, it is possible to drive agile learning to create an agile and highly-engaged workforce to help deliver business goals.

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Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

The world has changed. The ability to plan, prepare and execute is no longer sufficient. Agility and the ability to adapt is imperative. Going forward, optimal execution is only the cost of entry and continual innovation will be the only sustainable differentiator. As a consequence, the amount of organizational effort is growing. The old model of innovation has been busted. you don’t know the answer when you begin.

DEI training in historic times: Lessons learned and the path ahead

CLO Magazine

2020 was a double-whammy year for diversity, equity and inclusion training: First, there was the forced shift away from in-person to digital learning methods caused by the pandemic, followed by a heated spotlight on DEI issues due to broader social awareness of current events. .

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. Companies across the globe are striving to increase their support of women as a group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear. A “check-the-box” approach to D&I may leave important multicultural issues unaddressed.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The nature of work is changing. People are no longer being judged on the basis of how hard they work or how much they produce. Work is no longer about simply doing a job; it’s about becoming adapting to new jobs, new technology, new ways of working with others, and anticipating the unanticipated. Now tasks done by humans are being enhanced by the Internet, providing the collective knowledge of the world at their fingertips. Training Is Not Learning.

Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

CLO Magazine

Leaders who can thrive in any business environment share one important trait: agility. Consider the following two very different scenarios. The first involves a manager in charge of the logistics operations for a company where the supply chain is in disarray. The second scenario involves a marketing executive in an emerging market whose product launch isn’t going according to plan. Mental agility. People agility. Change agility.

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MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. She also facilitates ATD ACLP certification courses and writes one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience.

The Need for Learning Agility

CLO Magazine

CLOs’ approach to learning needs to become much more agile to realize its true potential. Learning professionals are challenged to adapt like never before. Not only is there the backdrop of a tough economy, but there is pressure to deliver development more rapidly, more often and with much greater impact. A recent survey of HR and learning professionals by Lumesse revealed the full scale of the challenge.

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Learning is the Key to Transformation

Litmos

The working world moves fast. The half life of a learned skill is five years. The average lifespan of the commercial software used by workers is between six to eight years. Last year, the ability of companies to transform was tested in so many ways.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills. I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. I will just call out a few to set the context.

If You're Not Learning.

The Performance Improvement Blog

[Note: I apologize to my readers for failing to post on this blog for the past two months. Now I'm back and hope I will be able to continue writing about learning and management.] . According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Workplace Learning Report , “The #1 reason employees say they are not engaging in workplace learning is because they don't have the time.” If learning is made a part of work, time is not a barrier to learning. Learning is the work.

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Understanding The Exciting, New, Disrupted Labor Market

Learnnovators

The Labor Market is changing fast. New jobs are being created at a record rate, remote work has now become standard fare, and the demand for service jobs is explosive. According to EMSI, there are 24% more jobs in the US than there were a year ago. The Economist.

Why and how you should foster a culture of collaboration

Pure Learning

There seems to be a modern trend sweeping the workforce at the moment. It’s one that sees the adoption of important core principles like collaboration or social learning but believing that all it takes to implement them is an investment in a ‘tool’. “ But more often than not, this is sadly where the scope of the implementation ends. Because if people have to use it, they’ll learn to love it, right?

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. I am not doing (at least trying not to) today what I did five years back–not only in terms of professional and personal growth but with respect to the demands of the time. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 5: SKILLS LEARNERS NEED TODAY

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills. I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts…. Power of Diversity.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

I just finished reading an HBR article by Thomas Davenport and Julia Kirby called Beyond Automation , which is the trigger for this post. With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. It’s akin to one of our childhood sci-fi movies finally becoming a reality – the machines are taking over. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 2: DESIGNING A MOOC

Learnnovators

@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera. As such the term MOOC can be seen as a new educational term. ” ~ Analyzing the Impact of Mobile Access on Learner Interaction in a MOOC. These are: (MSL 1): Encompassing formal and informal learning.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2021

Limestone Learning

But there are still plenty of worthwhile events if you’d like to get out of the sun (or away from work) for an hour. In her role as an L&D, she provides strategic guidance for program planning, online learning, performance management and leadership development.

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. I am not doing (at least trying not to) today what I did five years back–not only in terms of professional and personal growth but with respect to the demands of the time. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

Using Your Head and Your Heart

The Performance Improvement Blog

Tom Friedman , in his recent New York Times column titled From Hands to Heads to Hearts , advises us that “the relentless march of technology” is making human-to-human connection in our work more important than ever. Quoting Dov Seidman , Friedman writes: Economies get labeled according to the predominant way people create value, pointed out Seidman, also author of the book “ How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything.” The knowledge economy was about hired heads.

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The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice. MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities. While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Performance Improvement Blog

We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past. As I wrote in a previous blog post titled, The Manager's Abridged History of Work and Learning : . This has profound implications for how we manage workers and how we facilitate learning in the workplace. By 2013, the average lifespan had dropped to 15 years. This is will change the nature of work in all industries.

Executive Roundtable – Learning Systems Execs Q/A

eLearning 24-7

The First Time. Featuring top executives from a variety of learning systems. Companies that are on the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. The Format. Each executive received the same questions. For the first two questions, you will see their first and last name.

Reprise: Managing Minds, Winning Hearts

The Performance Improvement Blog

We are now in the "Knowledge Economy" which means that we must learn differently than we have in the past. As I wrote in a previous blog post titled, The Manager's Abridged History of Work and Learning : . This has profound implications for how we manage workers and how we facilitate learning in the workplace. By 2013, the average lifespan had dropped to 15 years. This is will change the nature of work in all industries.

Let’s catch up on Learning Pool’s hybrid events from 2021

Learning Pool

More than 18 months ago, our day-to-day lives changed quite dramatically and for most of the world, things are only just returning to normal. We invite you to review this recap on our several months of hybrid events by reading the key points discussed below. . Women in Learning.

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Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. THE INTERVIEW: 1. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

American Management Association Certified Professional in Management™ prep course now available from OpenSesame

OpenSesame

OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announces the addition of American Management Association’s Certified Professional in Management prep course to its on-demand library. Understanding Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity and Inclusion: Creating an Inclusive Culture.

Course Recommendations

Ed App

Find below a great collection of resources to help find the right training course for any topic. Telehandler Training Courses. Hospitality Management Training Programs. These programs are designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge to provide good service.