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 Philosophy of Agility

HCMguru

This is where an organization needs to adapt Agile Learning strategies. Being an Agile Learning Organization is all about prioritizing speed and flexibility in the learning philosophy of the organization. Being Innovation Centered.

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Courageous Leadership: The New Mantra for Organizational Development

Infopro Learning

The only thing that seems to be certain is uncertainty which can slow collaboration, innovation and productivity. This year we have observed a growing need for courageous leadership. Stage 2: Developing the Right Leadership Traits. Blog Leadership Development

Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

CLO Magazine

In tandem, data shows that women and minorities are still underrepresented on boards and senior leadership teams and many employees feel underrepresented or underutilized within their organizations. is moving rapidly to innovate and adapt to changing consumer demand.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Innovative content. Skillsoft (2018), ‘Storytelling in Video–based Leadership Training and Development’ 4. for greater innovation) • Constant access to the most powerful, reliable. this agility. distributing effective, innovative learning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Using an eLearning Design for Leadership Development

Infopro Learning

Successful businesses must become more agile and prepared than ever before. Leaders promote collaboration, innovation, and communication not just with your customers but while working with your internal teams. The leadership training program consisted of three major components.

Insights in a Nutshell: How to Drive an Organization-Wide Leadership Culture (during COVID-19)

Infopro Learning

Many employees in current leadership roles are planning to retire and businesses are searching for ways to develop their high potentials. In fact, 77% of organizations reported that they were facing a leadership gap in a recent survey in 2019 (1).

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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3 Crucial steps in ensuring business agility

Matrix

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. These slow companies also got a poor organizational health score so here is what they should be doing: Set up diverse leadership.

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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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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.

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.”

Mind over matter: leadership mindsets and actions to drive results

CLO Magazine

Leadership happens in the nuanced shifts that occur first in the leader’s mind. 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.

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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Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

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. This puts a huge emphasis on innovation. John Kotter, the father of organizational change, in his book “Accelerate” is now calling for a dual operating system structure for organizations to successfully integrate execution and innovation. The old model of innovation has been busted.

Collaborative Leadership Can Bring Culture Change

Dan Keckan

Does increased employee engagement, productivity, innovation, agility, and customer loyalty/satisfaction sound appealing to you? Fran Willis-White, SweetRush's Change Management Expert, invites you to discover collaborative leadership! Team and enterprise dysfunction got you feeling stuck? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Solutions Employee Engagement Employee Performance Free eLearning eBooks Learning Culture

From hardship to hardiness: 5 strategies for turning crisis into a catalyst for leadership development

CLO Magazine

COVID-19 is the type of crucible event that has the potential to embed profound leadership lessons, accelerate development and forge critical skills. It teaches them to be open to learning and agile in their approach as they figure out what to do next.

Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender

CLO Magazine

However, research shows that the small number of women who have risen to top positions in business often possess leadership traits quite different from those associated with successful men. They also are scaling the corporate ladder in many corporations, though men still significantly outnumber women in leadership positions. Our language is replete with phrases that reinforce the maleness of power and leadership. Fostering Inclusive Leadership.

Old habits die hard, but good leaders can change

CLO Magazine

This is true for leadership habits, too. No matter how many brainstorming sessions executives hold for employees to come up with“breakthrough” innovative new products or marketing ideas, the ideas are likely to be incremental improvements on what is already in place.

How to Create Innovation With Learning & Development Programs

ProProfs

Recent research has revealed that driving a culture of innovation in your organization goes hand in hand with a well-strategized learning and development (L&D) program. Top-down goal alignment to encourage agility. Align Your Goals To Let Innovation Flourish.

CEO Yuchun Lee on Leadership in Learning

Allego

At Allego’s S3 Virtual Showcase , I shared the company’s vision for leadership in the learning and enablement market, as well as my thoughts on how going remote and being virtual have forever changed the rules of the game for all. This new normal has accelerated innovation.

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes. Sometimes all it takes to spark transformational innovation is a single person’s idea. Debora Bubb, Vice President, Director of Global Leadership and Learning, Intel. Debora Bubb, vice president, director of global leadership and learning at Intel Corp., was able to reignite the company’s leadership development strategy after a prolonged underinvestment in the practice.

How Do You Teach Innovation?

CLO Magazine

To do that they need a workforce that has the skills to solve customer problems by creating new and more innovative products and services. Where companies once achieved success by being efficient and effective, in the future success will be defined by companies that prioritize innovative thinking to meet customer needs. Yet only 6 percent say they are “highly agile today.”. Making that connection to customer need is the key to real innovation,” said Robertson.

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. Global Head of Leadership Development Programs, Sanofi. Sanofi, a pharmaceutical and life sciences company, was in need of a global leadership development program that could keep pace with the needs of the business and increase departmental reach and agility.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

The executive leadership team started by training a select group of 250 VPs and directors but wanted to cascade the same type of learning across all levels. Cochlear, a global company that produces hearing-implant technology, needed to strengthen its leadership team. LEAP was designed to develop a more agile, collaborative and innovative skill set in leaders. LEARNING IN PRACTICE AWARDS 2016. . Intrepid Learning, Inc.

What is Learning Agility and why organizations should design their business around it?

Disprz

Surviving in VUCA times: Bank on Learning and Agility! Learning is central to functioning effectively in this VUCA environment, and by its sheer definition, has to be essentially agile (let’s not abuse this word anymore, it’s just so apt and opposite)! The only way to survive and thrive today where emerging technologies disrupt business patterns and social lives almost every other day is to inculcate learning agility into your developmental program. Learning Agility.

Innovation Thoughts

Clark Quinn

So I presented on innovation to the local ATD chapter a few weeks ago, and they did an interesting and nice thing: they got the attendees to document their takeaways. As an aside, I’ve written separate articles on L&D innovation recently for both CLO magazine and the Litmos blog so you can check those out, too. I started talking about why innovation was needed, and then what it was. They also picked up on the importance of leadership.

The Leadership Development Millennials Want and Need

CLO Magazine

Millennials, who make up the largest population in the workforce, are moving into management roles around the globe, but many of them feel they lack innovation, impact and expertise due to today’s L&D programs. Harvard Business Publishing recently released its 2018 State of Leadership Development research report, which found that only 40 percent of leaders 36 and younger described their company’s L&D programs as “excellent.”.

Psychological safety: an overlooked secret to organizational performance

CLO Magazine

Psychological safety is an essential foundational component for innovation, divergent thinking, creativity and risk-taking. A second potential source of inspiration is the Agile method of creating Scrum teams. Have you ever worked on a team with low psychological safety?

2020 Awards: The Year in Review

Coreaxis

It helped us become even more resilient, resourceful and agile, and we are grateful for that. We help companies in their growth by designing and delivering innovative training solutions. Blog Content Strategy & Curation Custom Training Leadership & Organizational Consulting

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration toolsor games and simulations. The executive leadership team started by training a select group of 250 VPs and directors but wanted to cascade the same type of learning across all levels. Cochlear, a global company that produces hearing-implant technology, needed to strengthen its leadership team.

Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture

Docebo

When done exceptionally, continuous learning can foster talent that is constantly innovating, rethinking, and formulating new strategies to better your business. A complacent workforce is a waste of company resources and contributes little to leadership and new ideas.

Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

Usually learning and development will encompass the following: onboarding , professional development, leadership development, upskilling, reskilling , skill gap training, elearning, etc.

Consulting Services for New Innovation Success

Beyond Campus Innovations

Consulting Services for New Innovation Success. While strategic consultants work alongside leadership and staff to achieve business outcomes, functional consultants more often work independently to complete the task-at-hand. Not only is a consultant there to help accomplish business goals, but they can also help business leaders and employees learn about the innovations being implemented.

Let’s change our focus on always adding more

CLO Magazine

Our field is always excited about the new or shiny object, emerging technology or hot leadership theory book. While we may think learners will be excited about the 30 new modules or videos that have been added to the leadership program, look at your data and you might be surprised.

CoreAxis Named to 30 Most Innovative Companies to Watch in 2018 by Insights Success

Coreaxis

CoreAxis is pleased to have been recognized as one of the 30 Most Innovative Companies to watch in 2018 by Insight Success. Check out the excerpt below of the article that appeared in Insight Success’ “The 30 Most Innovative Companies to Watch 2018” issue. corporate training must be agile and adaptable. CoreAxis continues to innovate and build impactful solutions for its clients and continues to expand its client base through delivering custom solutions.

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

CLO Magazine

The gift will go toward creating additional space on the clinic’s Health Education Campus specifically dedicated to leadership development. Cleveland Clinic has renamed its leadership development program the Mandel Global Leadership and Learning Institute in honor of the benefactors’ foundation. Leadership development is one of the five pillars the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation seeks to promote through its financial contributions.