Pixar’s Brad Bird On Fostering Innovation

Upside Learning

The eLearning industry has its roots in innovation, as a disruptive technology for education and training. At Upside, we strive to innovate in our product and service range, and find it’s a bit of a hit and miss affair. It often makes me wonder, is there a set of rules we can use to foster innovation? I stumbled on this article at McKinsey Quarterly (Registration required) – Brad Bird is interviewed and talks about nine rules for fostering innovation.

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?


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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?

5 Innovative Digital Tools For Teachers To Use

Dan Keckan

If you are an educator or a teacher that never stops evolving, then you could definitely find this article of use. We will discuss how you can improve your lessons using 5 innovative and entertaining tools that your students will love. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Educational Technology Educational Technology Tools Free Educational Technology Free Educational Technology Tools Free Tools For Teachers

Making a good impression–and other innovation insights for product managers Dec 22, 2017


Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes. Mind the Product 2017 in Review – lessons for product managers. Building on the above article, here are the top 10 talks from Mind the Product… [link]. The need for continuous innovation and how product managers can achieve it. Much has changed in the last 70 years of innovation management and product development.

How to Stop Worrying About a Jobless Future? An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy


This article has been originally published in Bdaily Business News. Here are some extracts of the article: “We all know that Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming at us at breakneck speed. ” You can read the article in its complete and original form here! An article from Jean-Marc Tassetto, co-founder of Coorpacademy appeared first on Coorpacademy. It has been written by Jean-Marc Tassetto , co-founder of Coorpacademy.

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5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season


To help, we’re at it again with our monthly listicle — a curated list of our favorite insightful articles that training, as well as learning and development pros need to read, now. This article from Patti Shank, workplace e-learning expert, explores why valuable training outcomes may take more time than simple content. This article focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution. Did we miss any of your favorite articles?

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Inspired by a Google News search for “training” (that came up with absolutely zero results in the first several pages related to employee software adoption) in this article, I zoom out and take a look at what is happening in the news and what we can learn from the many aspects of training in other industries. By making your training methods available for the public, and learning from others, you’ll be able to push innovation in employee training further.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects) by Jim on February 15, 2011 in Informal Learning , performance support , social learning One thing that has always struck me as particularly fascinating about social learning is how it is often at its most effective when its direction is provided by the learners themselves.

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


At mLevel, we deliver an innovative platform to help others learn better, retain more information, and perform better on the job. According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. I wrote an article for TD Magazine that can help.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

The overwhelming characteristic of the museum is its spectacular architecture—playful, innovative and designed to look random. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain. On my way to giving a presentation, I recently had the chance to visit the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain.

The Flipped Learning Revolution — Coming to a Brain Near You?

Dashe & Thomson

My colleague Jon Matejcek first covered it back in March in his article “ Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom.” As Daniel Pink writes in an article for The Telegraph , the flipped classroom is so intuitive that when you hear about it “you want to slap your forehead at the idea’s inexorable logic.” Classroom Learning Innovation Video YouTube blended learning elearning innovation instructor-led training video web-based training youtube

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Learning Theories, Innovation, eLearning, & Leadership

Big Dog, Little Dog

Five Common Mistakes in Innovation - Business Week. If you work for Steve Jobs, innovation seems like second nature. If you don't, the only useful lesson seems to be to quit your job and go work for Apple. While this article is directed at IT workers, it applies to just about all of us Your Learning Theory Explored - Elliott Masie.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

As authors of Disrupting Class, a useful manifesto on how innovation will change “the way the world learns&#. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. Designed for Learning , July 24, 2010 I recently read an article in The Economist highlighting a report that shows that “the rate of growth of blogs has slowed in many parts of the world. Innovation. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

Some experts interviewed for the first article in the series, In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores , point out that there is little or no clear evidence that technology is paying off. The latest article in the series, At Waldorf School in Silicon Valley, Technology Can Wait , asserts that, absent clear evidence, the debate comes down to a difference of opinion about learner engagement. What can or should Learning and Development professionals take away from these articles?

Excellence According to Tom Peters

Learning Wire

Through his career, legendary American management guru Tom Peters has examined the leading issues in business such as organization, leadership, innovation, technology, marketing, strategy, and human resources. Focus: In Search of Excellence – Lessons from America’s Best Run Companies, the go-to reference in business books. Promote autonomy and innovation. His article The Brand Called You is to this day a go-to reference for human resources. Article We Love Soft Skill

What is Holoportation and why it is the next big thing in education

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

Video Version of the article here. Educational affordances and advantages Holoportation is an immersive and innovative form of tech that possesses great potential in transforming the learning environment. Imagine a scenario where different schools can interact and experience the same lessons together. Another scenario could even be students who attend lessons from the comfort of their home because the need for physical presence in the classroom diminishes. Articles

According to a study by City and Guilds Group, UK employees are bored with L&D… Pain point by pain point, discover what Coorpacademy does to make their learning experiences better!


The Players are also 3x more active, with more than 3x more lessons viewed. In one of his latest article published in TrainingZone , Jean-Marc Tassetto , co-founder of Coorpacademy, takes the examples of the Curiosity or Perseverance Key Performance Indicators and how they can be of great help for learners (for their own individualised course recommendations), but also for L&D managers.

Colour and Learning Under Microscope


Colour could improve comprehension by 73% (Johnson, 1992) and learning skills, specifically the ability to remember a lesson, by 55% to 78% (Embry, 1984). It remains to be seen whether this is true for digital environments… Our detailed article on this subject: Choosing the colors of an online training. Articles Catherine MeilleurChoosing the colours for an online training course is probably one of the most fun steps in designing for this medium.

Review: Google Digital Garage to learn today’s most in demand skills

Healthy Work Insights

Every module follow a common pedagogical structure with one or several modules split into lessons with different durations. In every lesson, you have to first look at a content, usually a video, and then answer some questions. Actually several other learning solutions, similar to the Google Digital Garage are also available for free and I will review some of them in another article. Digital Learning Future Of Work digital free garage google innovation learning skills

Celebrate Earth Day 2020 by Committing to eLearning


Shelter-in-place orders compelled companies to shift to entirely online models for everything from meetings to conferences to training, which certainly hasn’t been easy, but there may be positive lessons learned during this period. s Open University Design Innovation Group (DIG) found that online learning consumes up to 90 percent less energy compared to traditional sources. Articles Enterprise Learning Corporate Training eLearning Online Training Platform Training Delivery

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Filming starts for our new series to support charity digital skills

Clear Lessons

The Clear Lessons Foundation has therefore teamed up with Gemma Critchley from Aviva, Mike Collins from River Island, Anthony Williams from Costa Coffee and Kevin Maye from Good Things Foundation to produce free video resources to help charities tackle their digital skills. Filming to create new video lessons in these key areas starts at River Island this week. So we’re delighted to support the Clear Lessons Foundation’s Digital Series.”. . Clear Lessons Foundation.

Your Company's Growth Demands CX Training


Introduce mini lessons to keep your employees mindful of the experience you’re aiming to deliver. Innovation is needed throughout the organization to create better systems. Articles Customer Experience Enterprise Learning Corporate Training customer experience training leadership training Learning and developmentWe joke about the way some people can just get things to go their way simply by being them.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom by Jon on March 21, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Where do the most innovate ideas in learning come from? In an effort to bridge the time and distance gap, he started making 10-minute videos of math lessons and posting them on YouTube.

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

Analysis by the innovation foundation Nesta found that not all the digital skills currently being invested in will be relevant in the future. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation. appeared first on Clear Lessons. Articles News UncategorisedAre you going digital? Digital skills are vital now and a necessity in the not so distant future, but what does going digital really mean.

Optimizing Ideation


Since systematic creativity isn’t an oxymoron, there are practices we can use to increase the output of ideas, and from this springs the new innovations that will fuel an organization’s continual adaptation. Innovation isn’t just ideas, but good ideas that lead to improvements. Sharing the lesson learned, regardless of outcome, is as important as the actual experiment. I’ve a personal mantra that you have to generate a lot of ideas to get a collection of good ones.

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L&D: Transforming for Tomorrow

Learning Wire

While many have tried to overcome barriers and challenges, with successful trials using innovative approaches to learning, the shift away from a traditional classroom format has been slow. What lessons can be learned? The author of this article is Venessa Parker – Digital Learning Consultant at Crossknowledge. Article Learning Trends

What NOT to do in L&D


As do most articles in the L&D space, I frequently talk about what we should do. Yet the sharing of work is a step towards creating an organization where communication facilitates execution and innovation. When done right, showing your work also creates ‘safety’, in that mistakes are visible but they’re used as lessons and not as shaming. Instead, you want to celebrate, not the mistake, but the lesson learned.

Shape the future with Learning at Work Week

Clear Lessons

At the Campaign for Learning we coordinate the week and offer lots of resources and ideas for learning & development colleagues looking to run creative, innovative and inclusive activities. Register with Clear Lessons now for an unmissable offer of FREE access for your organisation to over 500 online leadership videos during Learning at Work Week. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation. Articles News Uncategorised

Highlights of CrossKnowledge’s NEXT 2019 Conference – Connecting People for Skills Acquisition

Learning Wire

Director of Product Innovation at Wiley Mark Scullard , and Laurie Diethelm , Vice President of Product Development at CrossKnowledge. In addition, organizations such as Novo Nordisk, Telefonica Brazil and Motorola had the opportunity to present their own stories and lessons learned. With the power of research and the strength of Wiley, CrossKnowledge is at the edge of innovation and digital learning. Article Learning Trends

Thoughts on new leadership in business and learning


This is aligning with research that suggests the best processes in innovation. We’ve well and truly busted the myth of the individual genius delivering the new product/service, business model, or disruptive innovation. I like to think about two types of innovation (though it’s probably more like a continuum): the ‘we need to solve this now’, and then the ongoing background percolation of good ideas. Recognizing how innovation happens is a second component. Articles

What do Bees and L&D Capabilities Have in Common?


Its probably because of these conversations that I’ve been paying more attention to articles about biomimicry , (taking design hints from nature to solve problems humans have). As it turns out, no other animal in the animal kingdom, besides humans, gets classroom lessons on how to do their job. Strategy InnovationMy nephew is a big fan of nature. He regularly pulls out odd facts about animals I’ve never heard of. Admittedly, I’m a much better-informed auntie.

New thoughts on design thinking


In the early 80’s, I read an article calling for a cognitive engineering: designing systems that matched how our brains work. That’s the criteria for an innovation, by the way, a new design that is put into practice and is superior. One of the primary lessons from design thinking is the need to be more broadly inclusive in the exploration of potential solutions. Articles Course Design Enterprise Learning Learning Design design thinking

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?


Publishers and authors curated and organized content into books, and teachers organized the content of those books into lessons. We may giggle at this today, but it’s common for old technologies and processes to be applied to new innovations. Articles content curation Corporate Training curation for instructional designers Instructional DesignCuration is a trending topic getting a lot of attention in the training and learning and development industry. But why?

How to stay off the front page: Create a culture of learning


Whether that means nurturing employees who support each others' continual growth or applauding creativity and innovation, continuous learning translates easily into a more effective workplace. These lessons can be delivered as continuous bite-sized learning opportunities that reinforce the importance of individual and team contributions to strategic goals. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning

Three Reasons Why Education Is VR’s Future


Innovations like Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear have made VR technology consumer-ready. While 360-degree video doesn’t offer students a fully immersive experience, this video format still has the special power to transport and draw students deeper into a lesson. eLearning Featured Articles Virtual Reality Course content gamification course content solutions gamification of learning Virtual reality VRLearning from experience.

Highlights from the C3 Agenda (Part 2)


With C3 less than a month away, we are getting super excited to see you and embark on new lessons in learning and development. That laser focus has helped us deliver innovations that have made Litmos more personal, mobile, and attuned to the learner’s experience. Articles C3

Learning from Experimentation

Clark Quinn

Mine (of course :) was at the far end, innovation. It triggered a thought for me about innovating, and that meant experimentation. In fact, celebrate the lesson learned, regardless of success! Thus, the lesson extracted from learning from experimentation is quickly discerned. You also need to have time to extract the lesson! It could be papers, articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts, webinars, what have you. Experimentation is critical to innovation.

Starting as a Revolutionary


Even if they’re not feeling the pressure now, developing the abilities to be capable of adaptability and innovation is a sound strategic move. The new L&D leader also needs to “walk the walk” by sharing approaches, progress, and lessons learned, as well as encouraging the same. Articles ELearning Industry News Learning Training Management