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. What are the lessons learned?

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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. The need for continuous innovation and how product managers can achieve it.

5 Innovative Digital Tools For Teachers To Use

eLearning Industry

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

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!

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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 focuses on how training can amp up everyone’s game when launching a new software solution.

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

By making your training methods available for the public, and learning from others, you’ll be able to push innovation in employee training further. And with this final lesson, I’m sure you are ready to close this blog and get back to work.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

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.

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.” Classroom Learning Innovation Video YouTube blended learning elearning innovation instructor-led training video web-based training youtube

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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.

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. What can or should Learning and Development professionals take away from these articles?

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. Innovation. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

iPad 101

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.

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.

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. We joke about the way some people can just get things to go their way simply by being them.

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.

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.

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. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.

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.

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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. Instead, you want to celebrate, not the mistake, but the lesson learned.

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. Recognizing how innovation happens is a second component.

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

Dashe & Thomson

From a recent article at Knowledge@Wharton called Technology and Teaching: Flipping the Model : Khan stumbled upon the idea for his free web-based academy while trying to teach math to cousins in New Orleans.

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.

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.

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). Strategy InnovationMy nephew is a big fan of nature.

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. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning

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.

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. Learning 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

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.

How Vacations Can Boost Learning

CLO Magazine

A recent article in CNN Health titled “Why your brain needs vacations” explores how vacation time keeps an individual fresh and allows them to generate new ideas and innovate. The article states “When you’re in the middle of a problem, it’s sometimes hard to untangle yourself from it to think about it clearly. From the Editors innovation society vacation

Online Conference Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning. Six Ways Innovation is Stifled in the Learning Field. Six Ways to Foster Innovation in the Learning Field.