Agile?

Clark Quinn

Last Friday’s #GuildChat was on Agile Development. Fast forward a couple of decades, and the Agile Manifesto puts a stake in the ground for software engineering. Whether it’s Allen’s SAM or Ger Driesen’s Agile Learning Manifesto , we’re seeing a call for rethinking the old waterfall model of design. The topic is interesting to me, because like with Design Thinking , it seems like well-known practices with a new branding.

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Agile Learner; Agile Leader

The Performance Improvement Blog

I have to admit that prior to hearing Elliott Masie talk about “learning agility” last week at the virtual Human Captial Media Symposium for CLOs , the concept was not on my radar. It appears that there are at least three definitions of learning agility being used in the field.

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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. So let’s dive in and learn about Agile Learning Design.

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The Benefits of Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation

KnowledgeCity

are focusing on the benefits of strategic agility and systematic innovation. In this article, we will discuss what strategic agility and systematic innovation refer to and how they can help improve the function of your business. What are Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Content New Value gomolearning.com @gomolearning A common problem for organizations who. problems for you further down the line. solved major L&D problems by switching their model to one that. this agility. In a compliance context, considerable problems can be.

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. How we talk about Agile versus ADDIE. In fact, you can make the case that in an Agile model you still do all the steps of ADDIE.

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Is your Instructor Led Training Agile?

mLevel

Is Your Instructor Led Training Agile? Agile is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. Of course, everything from software development to project management is agile these days, yes, even learning – but it’s limited to the learning creation side of the business.

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Agile Teams Create Agile Learning Organizations

CLO Magazine

Agility is the emerging trend for companies in thinking about how they structure teams to accomplish work. Agile methodology began with software development, but, with its focus on adapting to change rather than following a process, it has become relevant in other areas as well.

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Which came first: Agile or Culture?

Torrance Learning

We get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture? In other words, Agile is embedded in the culture. Not sure if your organization is ready for Agile?

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Search for the Agile Learner

The Performance Improvement Blog

Modern organizations need agile learners. In other words, they must be agile learners. As I wrote in a previous blog post, at least three definitions of learning agility are being used in the field. They write that agile learners….

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What is Agile eLearning?

LearnUpon

That’s where agile eLearning can help. Agility is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. When developing an agile eLearning course, the development process is redesigned to incorporate both of these factors. What is agile eLearning? ADDIE vs Agile eLearning.

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Learning Agility and its Role in Leadership

CLO Magazine

” Competencies were thought to demonstrate what great looks like, but the problem is they are retrospective, not prospective. Learning agility, which focuses on the ability to perform in the future, provides an answer. Learning agility can be a leadership game-changer.

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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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Agile eLearning development (5): Chatty Kidz

Challenge to Learn

One of the people who responded to my posts on agile development is Ken Taggert , He is developing an Ipad app (Chatty Kidz) which combines video conferencing with educational activities for kids. Agile eLearning development: business goals and road map.

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On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

In software development we have the same problem. We did e-Learning development through waterfall models for years, but now we have the agile approach. We do our software development at easygenerator through an agile method and I love it!

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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? Are they willing to admit that something didn’t go well and that they need help to fix the problem? This takes agility.

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Subject Matter Experts, Get Agile!

Allego

Agile content–typically short, to-the-point videos (think YouTube, not Hollywood)–will often get the information out the most quickly and engage your audience most effectively. But how do you create and share agile video content the right way?

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Common Startup Growth Problems and How to Solve Them

Your Training Edge

It is not always easy to grow exponentially in a competitive market; having sufficient demand doesn’t solve the problem either. The fluid nature of startups allows new ventures to remain agile for longer.

I lost my agile virginity

Challenge to Learn

We do software development through an agile approach. I knew a bit about agile software development, but I was never really a part of the process. That is literary a (very short) meeting where everybody stands and tells what he is working on at what problems they encounter.

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Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A number of factors can influence how these challenges manifest during product development, including organizational culture and various business needs, and the agile development approach can help. Agile is an increasingly popular development method primarily used by software companies. This three-part series discusses those challenges, and shows why agile can be the better approach for technical communicators. Agile development focuses heavily on communication.

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What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

Needless to say, an understanding (albeit very rudimentary) of the Agile philosophy supersedes all other learning (and that has been plentiful too). Coming from a very traditional, waterfall-driven background replete with all the drawbacks (what I perceive as drawbacks in comparison now), it took me quite a while to assimilate the philosophy—even the basics of Agile. Adaptive expertise brings open-ended inquiry to the problem and not a pre-defined solution.

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Agile eLearning development (3): Best practices, Demo’s, user stories and backlog

Challenge to Learn

In the previous post on agile eLearning development I wrote about culture. Agile development offers a range of best practices that are relatively easy to implement. Agile development works in short sprints (one or 2 weeks). Post 3: Agile eLearning development (2): Culture.

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Tackling Wicked Problems Using an Iterative Approach

ID Reflections

Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well-informed just to be undecided about them. Peter Recently, while doing a keyword search for complexity , I stumbled across an article called Wicked Problems. complexity learning Agile Adaptive Thinking

Enterprise Social’s Last Mile Problem

The Simple Shift

It’s easy to access It resembles consumer social platforms Intuitive and familiar features and functions Positive business positioning around collaboration, innovation, agility These however are just the first 25.2 Enterprise social tech does so much right. miles of the marathon; the tech is easy, engaging, familiar. What enterprise social doesn’t get right though is the […]. Culture enterprise 2.0 social platforms social tools

Leverage points for organizational agility

Clark Quinn

I have no problem with market data also , but I definitely think that the organization benefits to the extent that it supports human sense-making as well. And I also think a culture for agility comes from a different ‘space’ than does a rabid focus on numerics. I received some feedback on my post on Organizational Knowledge Mastery.

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Agility – the superpower of the modern employee

Matrix

It’s no coincidence that all these extraordinary characters are first and foremost agile – it is the superpower all of us need in today’s rapidly changing world. 3 Steps in developing employee agility. Here are the three basic skills necessary to develop agility.

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Admiring the Problem of Moving to a Performance Paradigm

Living in Learning

AGILE EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Learning Readiness Assessment Performer Support Sustained Capability learning ecosystem learning readiness moments of need performance paradigm performance support We have managed to become unconsciously competent in the "discipline" of Training – not to be confused with the "tactics" of Training.

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc. Making Change Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors. -

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How to Respond to the Rise of the Agile Workforce

CLO Magazine

As the rise of the agile workforce continues, terms like temp, consultant or freelancer will continue to blur along with it. After all, almost half of companies are committed to building an agile workforce model, according to a December 2016 report from staffing firm Randstad.

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4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning

Axonify

Agility is a requirement. Adaptive learning can make sure every employee is ready to handle any problem, regardless of when it arises. The post 4 BIG business problems you can solve with adaptive learning appeared first on Axonify. Every organization is unique—even if we’re in the same industry. We’re in different communities. We’re made up of different people. We have different priorities.

Choose Agility, Choose Stability

Learning Wire

Well, the answer is simple: agility. What is agility? Agility, as defined by Christopher Worley, is the ability to make timely, effective and sustained change when and where it provides a performance advantage for the organization. And for that, you will need agility.

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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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Ash Brokerage Boosts Sales with Agile Learning and Collaboration

Allego

Overcoming Camera Shyness to Capture Agile Content. To overcome the problem, McGlothlin launched a weekly series of interviews with individual sales reps. The post Ash Brokerage Boosts Sales with Agile Learning and Collaboration appeared first on Allego.

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.

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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).

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