Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. For Silicon Valley startups eager to unleash their innovative abilities on the world, the key is to find a market ripe for disruption and then be the agent of that disruption.

Introducing Moodle Workplace: Moodle HQ’s Latest Solution for Organizational Learning

eThink Education

In last week’s recap of the Learning Technologies 2019 conference in London, we included a few exciting new announcements from both the eThink Team and Moodle HQ, including the launch of Moodle Workplace. How Moodle is Currently Utilized for Organizational Learning.

Why Continued Organizational Learning is Critical to your Performance and Culture

WalkMe Training Station

The first article was “ How ‘Learning Organizations’ Beat Natural Selection” . With organizational learning, teams work together to help each other learn, and to ensure that nobody is left behind in the overall progress and achievement of the target goals.

The Business of Development

CLO Magazine

How does someone who went to college to become a high school math teacher end up leading learning at Nordstrom? Jesse is a very business-oriented leader,” said Christine Deputy, chief human resources officer at Nordstrom and Schlueter’s direct supervisor. Pivoting to Learning.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update. LMS Market Trends 2018: Top 10 Questions. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

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Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

How Entrepreneurs Can Stop Spinning Their Business Wheels

The Performance Improvement Blog

Gino Wickman, in his book, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business , explains in a very practical way, how entrepreneurs can turn a vision into reality in their businesses. I have written about the power of visioning in recent blog posts.

No Time to Learn

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of the concerns that worry training and learning professionals most about leading culture change in their organizations is that managers will say that they don’t have time to facilitate and support employee development. These managers don’t value learning. It’s all about learning!

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job.

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70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. Learning is a fairly nebulous industry. How to safeguard your users’ learning experience. Learning Approach.

Pull, Don’t Push, Employee Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

* This post first appeared in The Business Thinker and The Knowledge Star Blog and is co-authored by David Grebow. The major change in business today is the rate of change. Now a new car model goes from idea to market in 24 months. In a pull model learning is performance-based.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Social media allows restaurants, hotels, airlines, and travel services to market directly to us based on our personal interests. Any company, faced with these kinds of disruptive forces must keep learning. Most companies have a training culture, not a learning culture.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany.

Reprise: Learning to Compete

The Performance Improvement Blog

The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Manufacturers compete for market share and for talent. Action learning permeates all team activity.

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Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning culture is a community of workers continuously and collectively seeking performance improvement through new knowledge, new skills, and new applications of knowledge and skills to achieve the goals of the organization. They want to learn!

Older-Worker Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

What are we doing to support older-worker learning? They want to learn, too! 3: Older workers are blocking younger workers from the job market. With 8,000 boomers becoming 65 every month, the implications for workplace learning are staggering.

Learning to Work in a Time of Digital Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Continual adaptation to “rapid business reinvention”. Boudreau writes: Robots, autonomous vehicles, commoditized sensors, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things reshape the work ecosystem so that flexible, distributed, and transient workforces adapt to rapid business reinvention.

Learn From Success or Learn From Failure: You Decide

The Performance Improvement Blog

We learn more from studying successes than we do from studying failure. We can see this in the contrast between the approach of columnists Dan and Chip Heath and that of Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson. However, there is a time to learn from failure.

Reprise: Learning to Compete

The Performance Improvement Blog

The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Manufacturers compete for market share and for talent. Action learning permeates all team activity.

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6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)

Learnnovators

70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals.

Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

MAKING BUSINESS DECISIONS: THE HEART AND THE HEAD. Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. To “earn a seat at the table” where the business managers sit, you must: Speak the language of business.

INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Facts About Mindset In Learning

Learnnovators

Mindset is an often ignored yet crucial factor in learning. Here are three well established aspects of mindset in learning, and each is supported with tips for learning designers to make the most of them. INTEREST DRIVES LEARNING.

Learning to Lead in the Time of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Ford Motor did assembly-line manufacturing of internal combustion vehicles for over a century), and when entry into a mature market was very difficult and costly, is challenging enough. Nearly every business has or will have a disrupter.

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Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.

Learning to Compete

The Performance Improvement Blog

The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Manufacturers compete for market share and for talent. Action learning permeates all team activity.

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Running Corporate Learning as a Business: Top Trends for 2016

PDG

And tempting as it was to remain in the woodwork this year, after reading a few dozen “learning trends” posts, I felt there was something missing. There were predictions a-plenty on what technology we would love, on the needs of the Millennials, and the learning modalities du jour.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. How do we know everyone has learned?

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform.

Social Collaboration Techniques to Enhance Learning

Origin Learning

Applied to the context of learning, collaborative learning is an approach which enhances people’s social skills by making them more receptive to others’ ideas, while promoting healthy competition. Needless to say, technology is a boon to collaborative learning.

Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

The Performance Improvement Blog

The need for creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is critical given the rise of digital technology, the rapid pace of change, the complexities of globalization, and the growing development demands of a diverse workforce.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Organizations and the corporate world will require deep and fundamental transformations in business practices including leadership, governance, processes, customer orientation, etc. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

Culture Eats Strategy

The Performance Improvement Blog

According to these news stories, three venerable companies are making major changes that they believe will help them move into the future and implement a winning business strategy. If these companies are making these changes to compete in today’s market, or cut costs now, or boost their stock price tomorrow, they are likely to be sadly disappointed in long-term results. The answer is to create an organizational culture in which learning is the primary job.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome. Our successes should be business successes!

Managers Managing Minds: Their 21rst Century Job

The Performance Improvement Blog

Everywhere brains are learning, sharing information, and providing help to other brains. It also includes what they discover, learn from failure, learn from one another, share, innovate, tell each other, and more. A shrinking Corporate IQ is a function of many forces currently at work: Brains need to learn how to learn — Technology has changed the learning equation. Transferring what you learn is always a problem.

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