Agile Development for eLearning

Infopro Learning

Linear vs. Leaner eLearning Development: How to Drive Innovation and Customer Satisfaction. Agile, with cross-skilled teams and an iterative development methodology, allows for changes and creative ideas at all stages of the project. Widely used in product development and IT, in agile development teams produce smaller pieces of content and review and enhance their work in multiple iterations or sprints. Agile development brings all stakeholders together periodically.

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The Concept Of Organizational Maturity: How To Achieve An Agile Innovation Culture Through A Learning Maturity Model [eBook]

Dan Keckan

Discover how a learning maturity model can help you create an effective framework for your L&D program and achieve long-term business success. This eBook has all the insights you need to find your archetype and level up. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.


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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. Crisis Leadership agile innovation Coronavirus covid-19

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The Benefits of Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation


In today’s business world, companies need to adapt and innovate rapidly to keep up with market demands. are focusing on the benefits of strategic agility and systematic innovation. What are Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Innovative content. for greater innovation) • Constant access to the most powerful, reliable. this agility. LinkedIn (2017), ‘One Company’s Experience Bringing Agile to L&D’ 1 11Track and Analyze Exactly how Your Learning Performs • Responses to and performance on.

What Is Agile Learning Design?

Bottom-Line Performance

If you’re in the learning design business or working with game based learning , then you’ve probably come across the term “Agile” a lot recently, so we’re going to try and make sense of it. Agile is a fresh approach to learning design that takes the ADDIE model to a new level. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design. ” The Manifesto for Agile Software Development. So What Is Agile; What’s the Process?

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Why Companies Fail to Innovate

TLNT: Training and L&D

Leaders are obsessed with innovation. Becoming more agile and innovative are among CEOs top priorities. Why, then, do so many companies fail to innovate? High Performance Culture Performance Management Talent Management Training, Learning & Development Featured

Solving The Plight Of The L&D Professional With An Agile Process

Dan Keckan

The race toward innovation depends on keeping an entire workforce eager, willing, and able to learn quickly. eLearning Design and Development Agile Development Corporate eLearning Solutions Corporate Learning And Development eLearning Design TipsThe L&D industry is being challenged to meet the needs of a rapidly changing global economy. As a result, L&D professionals are responsible for hitting key business objectives. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

CLO Magazine

These conditions can hurt a company’s bottom line by limiting diverse views in the development of new products, hindering true innovation, and leading to poor decisions and missteps from being too insular. is moving rapidly to innovate and adapt to changing consumer demand.

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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. The most welcome change is the fact that an Agile model has you sharing your mockups, prototypes, and early suggestions with the client—right off the bat! How we talk about Agile versus ADDIE. Agile (and other iterative models like it) take into account new technologies and more rapidly evolving ideas.


Learning Systems Agility, Up Close and Up In the Air

Talented Learning

However, learning systems agility isn’t just about technology. Fortunately, there are many ways to achieve the kind of learning systems agility that training providers need. Nevertheless, JLG considers agility a strategic advantage.

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The Agile Industrial Complex

Innovative Learning Group

Agile as a way of working and organizing team activities has spread from software development to other aspects of work and business, from sales management to project management and most points in between, including learning and development (L&D). In software development, agile demonstrates its worth by delivering robust software with a sharper focus on customer/end-user needs. Here’s an agile Catch-22, and a rabbit hole that could take this blog to several thousand words.

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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. Often, when referred to in a business sense, AGILE strategies tend to focus on more project management or software development areas (such as with achieving continuous improvement, maintaining scope, increasing flexibility, obtaining team inputs, and with delivering high-quality products) than on instructional design strategies. In search of learning agility.

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Agile by Fire


The Microsoft HoloLens, for example, enables guided skills to support on the job, with learning as a benefit, but agile upskilling to shorten time to competency as the primary objective. The post Agile by Fire appeared first on CraneMorley. Back to Blog Page.

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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. Michael told me that he is working on a new book on agile project management, that will also address this. The idea is to go over the process of agile software development at easygenerator and translate that into eLearning development. Innovation.

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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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How to perpetuate agility rituals remotely? The feedback example


Claudio Vandi , Head of Learning at Numa, told us about how to perpetuate agility rituals remotely and how feedback can help to maintain the social link with your coworkers during those unprecedented times. The post How to perpetuate agility rituals remotely?

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Webinar: How Companies Use Learning to Enhance Innovation and Agility


WEBINAR – How Companies Use Learning to Enhance Innovation and Agility You are invited to join us Thursday, October 5 at 10a PT / 1p ET for an information-packed webinar discussing the impact learning has to improve agility and supports an innovative environment for companies. In the world’s fast-paced markets, innovation – in products, services, […].

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Leverage Agile + ADDIE to Increase L&D Value and Reduce Costs

Caveo Learning

Integrating a strategic and balanced combination of ADDIE design and development methods and Agile framework methodologies can increase your likelihood of delivering top-notch, innovative training that moves your company’s learning goals forward, and delivers value faster to your business partners.


How to Hire an Agile Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

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? In our new book, Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy , we explain the importance of having self-directed, agile learners in our modern organizations. Here are some questions to get you started in conducting a job interview to identify agile learners. This takes agility.

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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. What Does It Mean to Be Agile? . Agile project management is an approach for managing a creative project process, where team members accept and expect change throughout the life of the project. All-Around Agility.

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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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#LSCon day 1, Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%

Challenge to Learn

Leapfrogging serious lean agile innovation performance ecosystems for 90%. Agile I kicked the day and the conference of with a morning buzz session. We talked about agile development under the guidance of Don Bolen. They have heard of agile (thanks to Michael Allen). And they took their first sniff at agile. People love innovation but they hate surprises. I did expect her to make the connection between agile and lean.

3 Crucial steps in ensuring business agility


Durability, however, might sometime prove to be a hurdle when it comes to agility. 3 Steps in ensuring business agility. As this study shows , relatively few companies stood out as being especially agile: 58 percent of them had speed scores, stability scores, or both that hovered near average. In an agile organization, decisions are made at various levels. The key to being agile is constantly being prepared.

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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. It turns out the book is nonfiction business book about applying Lean and Agile principles to the development of learning-related projects. Kapp: You’ve just released an eBook called Lean-Agile Courseware, what is the book about? The book is a direct translation of Lean-Agile principles into the training domain.

Why developing an agile mindset is crucial for business success


But even more so is the mindset derived from this one and tailored specifically toward dealing with constant transformation: the Agile Mindset. Characteristics of an agile mindset. You won’t even realize you’re being Agile. Agile values and principles.

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Agile Learning 101: From the basics to successful training


You can focus on promoting and nurturing a culture of agility. Agility is about being able to adapt and move quickly in the face of change. An agile team is able to operate even within a constant state of flux — think of it as a “startup mentality” on steroids.

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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. From an employee development perspective, how prepared are CLOs to demonstrate the agility to lead the change in culture, programs, processes and policies that were originally designed for full-time employees to an expanded talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers?

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Encouraging agility in postal & parcel delivery

Association eLearning

This challenges the agility of postal and express operators’ supply chains. Furthermore, more small innovative operators are entering the market to meet rising consumer expectations. They offer more innovative delivery options than the big players such as same-day delivery service. Some customers may wonder how smaller companies with less assets and infrastructure can cope with the complexity brought on by new innovative services.

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Product Insider: 5 Ways Degreed Increases Business Agility


Business agility — quickly adapting to sudden change — is now a non-negotiable. But what exactly does it look like to build an agile business? Organizations are throwing around words like flexibility and agility so often, they’re at risk of becoming buzzwords with no real meaning.

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How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces


THE QUOTE: “ Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. ” – Clark Quinn (Learning Technology Strategist). THE JOURNEY: Innovation is driving today’s businesses and workplaces around the world. And, ‘learning at the speed of need’ is the most significant factor that helps power up innovation. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed?

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

Over the next 15 years, two more bold moves followed, first to the south of France for a position with Airbus Helicopter and then, two years ago, to Silicon Valley to head up leadership development, culture innovation and the North American Leadership University for Airbus, joining a newly created team of three in a small office in Mountain View, California. “We can really, truly contribute to innovating — and the future of the company.”

Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors.

ID Reflections

Before I launch into my thoughts, here's what Sara Ford (Program Manager of CodePlex) has to say about Agile: 1. What does Agile have to do with Informal Learning and Instructional Design? Agile means the willingness to be in a perpetual state of Beta, accepting that there is no closure, can be no closure with information, requirements, needs, business opportunities changing at lightning speed. Deviation was firmly discouraged; innovation was probably a dirty word.

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Interview: Micro Agility Featuring Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic EdTech

Magic EdTech

But technology has a huge headroom for innovation and growth. We all have our war stories – how we innovated a new business or how we did a larger M&A deal. The post Interview: Micro Agility Featuring Acky Kamdar, CEO, Magic EdTech appeared first on Magic Edtech.

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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. Yet, we are still unclear as to what makes an organization agile. All of this requires us to be agile – in principle and in practice. Agile complexity VUCA Workplace Learning

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The best of both worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

Design Thinking promises to overcome these problems by recasting the customer as the source of innovation rather than merely the recipient. Moreover, it’s agile – in the sense that it combines speed to market with continuous improvement. innovation agile centered centred customer customers design design thinking HCD human learning MVP Stanford value venn diagramThere’s no point landing the perfect plane at the wrong airport.

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Gift horses

E-Learning Provocateur

I consider it not only my mandate, but an ethical obligation, to originate and innovate. In this way, the promise of expertise is tempered by an agile approach. In our admirable quest to utilise our customers as a source of innovation, let’s balance that approach by empowering the experts whom we have hired to practise their expertise. innovation agile design design thinking expert expertise L&D learning learning and development