Creating a continuous learning environment at Aspen Dental

CLO Magazine

Mentoring via virtual reality. Aspen closed 500 sites in the first weeks of the pandemic, and during that time the executive team made virtualized learning a top five organizational priority.

From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

It had just named Ramon Laguarta as its new chairman and CEO, taking over for Indra Nooyi, who is credited with making PepsiCo one of the most successful food and beverage companies in the world during her 12-year tenure. She straddled both worlds.”. Illustrations by Jonathan Bartlett.

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In the current remote and virtual environment, AR presents an opportunity for learning

CLO Magazine

The virtual landscape has proven that “meeting users where they are” doesn’t always mean meeting them in the physical workplace. Often, in the workplace, employees don’t have the ability to practice without having real-world consequences.

CLO perspective: Workforce transformation starts on the frontline


Traditionally, frontline workers — “ a majority of the 90 million people employed in America’s essential industries ” — have been culled from the younger generations, and today, those generations have been reared on digital: mobile, gaming, Virtual Reality (VR).

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Are in-person workshops dead? How virtual learning can be as good as the real thing

CLO Magazine

Given the rise in the number of people working from home as a result of the pandemic, these budget dollars are naturally being shifted from in-person instructor-led training to live virtual instructor-led training, or VILT. Case 1: A workshop created for virtual delivery.

Open learning and knowledge sharing in a remote working world

CLO Magazine

In conversations with L&D and organizational development managers, we discovered that collaborating and knowledge-sharing in today’s remote world comes with the constructs below: Knowledge-sharing is slowly becoming the preferred method to traditional L&D interventions.

Reimagining the learn-it-all culture in a hybrid world

CLO Magazine

In an instant, many learning environments at work transformed. As we emerge from isolation, many work environments will soon include a combination of both onsite and remote workers who enjoy greater flexibility and autonomy over when, how and with whom they work.

5 long-lasting lessons from 2021 to speed up workforce competitiveness in an accelerated world

CLO Magazine

Many of them have seen the incorporation of next-generation technologies in learning like augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality to allow employees to better understand the job. The business world needs metrics beyond efficiency and productivity.

Equity of access to leadership development in a world of squares

CLO Magazine

Even in today’s environment, career growth is the number one reason employees stay in organizations. Some previously more reserved employees are now emerging in this virtual meeting space that perhaps in the past were not invited to the meetings or didn’t always speak up.

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

That led her to change her coursework to education technology with a focus on intelligence systems that provide an adaptive learning environment. But over her career they have blossomed, and Jagannathan, now lead learning specialist and program manager of World Bank’s Open Learning Campus, or OLC, has been active in this evolution. In 2001, after spending time in the private sector and with government agencies, Jagannathan joined the World Bank Institute in Washington, D.C.,

Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

When you hear the words “virtual reality,” do you feel like you’re in a sci-fi film? Seventy percent of learning comes from tackling real-world tasks and problems. VR promises to do just that via a simulated environment. AR, unlike VR, requires the real world.

What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

is changing business demographics around the world. Blame it on today’s dynamic business environment. What virtual platforms are in place, or could be put in place, to better facilitate meetings, trainings, workshops, etc., Employees come. They go. Sometimes they come back. Often they don’t. The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,”

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In our hybrid world of learning, it’s time to enable better choices

CLO Magazine

Co-design personalized paths with learners to optimize for choice in our new world of work. By early 2020, learning executives assumed the responsibility of bringing learning into virtual environments. Many coaching and mentorship relationships have always been virtual.

3 ways learning has become core to the new world of work

CLO Magazine

They transitioned programs to be completely virtual, and helped managers support their teams from afar. To understand how learning is helping the workforce navigate the new world of work, LinkedIn Learning surveyed 900 L&D pros and 3,000 learners.

Verizon’s Lou Tedrick combines innovation and servant leadership to meet the needs of every learner

Chief Learning Officer

The pandemic transformed many CLOs into corporate sherpas, guiding employees as they moved to remote work and providing them with newly virtual content to ensure they had the skills and support to remain productive and engaged. From fashion designer to CLO. Data-driven CLO.

2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

I’ve done some research and submitted to a peer-reviewed journal, it was accepted but with some revisions so the article will be out in 2017 but I did publish preliminary findings in a CLO magazine article titled Playing Games Leads to Better Learning. Interest in Combining Games and Virtual Reality. The “next big thing” in terms of gamification is going to be it’s convergence with Virtual Reality (VR). Games Gamification virtual immersive environmen

3 ways your team can emerge from this crisis ready for the new ‘new world of work’

CLO Magazine

Lots of us have been talking for a long time about a “new world of work,” but what we’re all going through now in coping with the public health and ensuing labor market crisis is not what we had in mind.

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CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

CLO Magazine

Since this episode was recorded, Stephanie took on the CLO role at Parkland Hospital and Health System, one of the largest health systems in Dallas. Plus, co-host Justin Lombardo talks about the three things to look for in a new CLO role and why he thinks centralization is the way to go for the modern learning function. Practice can scale the competency and confidence of your teams to ensure your organization thrives in today’s fast changing, unpredictable world.

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How to build the business case for Virtual Reality


Strivr’s Immersive Learning platform is no different, as the business applications of Virtual Reality can help achieve multiple business, learning, and employee experience objectives. The post How to build the business case for Virtual Reality appeared first on Strivr.

How can we build relationships in virtual isolation?

CLO Magazine

The health and wellbeing of everyone around the world should be the foremost priority of every business and every individual, and we must support each other. Maintain a Virtual Presence. We view the world through their eyes and recognize something about their attitudes or feelings.

BYOCLO: Be Your Own Chief Learning Officer

CLO Magazine

FIS also launched a series of virtual, instructor-led training offerings, which Anderson says “allowed employees to understand that they were not alone and could access resources on ways to cope and succeed.”. The company-wide virtual instructor-led training was also a success.

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The Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

Why companies are taking a wait-and-see approach to virtual leadership development and how striking a balance between technology-based and face-to-face learning is important. Transforming the math that dictates the reach and scale of corporate learning through virtual technology is attracting CLOs’ attention and a growing flow of venture capital. While virtual training may be available to employees, it is rarely central to leadership development strategies.

Busted: 5 top myths about VR and AR training

CLO Magazine

But when it comes to virtual reality and augmented reality training, it’s hard to think of a more appropriate use of the term. Augmented reality, which overlays virtual objects onto a real-world environment.

Case study: PepsiCo leverages Minecraft for Lean Six Sigma training

CLO Magazine

The pandemic accelerated our need to execute this training virtually,” says PepsiCo Chief Learning Officer Molly Nagler. Minecraft is a video game that lets users create three-dimensional worlds where they can solve challenges, go on adventures and interact with other 3D creatures.

How CLOs are meeting the expectations of modern learners with VR training


They expect instant access to information and thrive in a work environment with robust career development resources. Known as Immersive Learning, this approach combines Virtual Reality (VR) with advanced learning theory, data science and spatial design. Employees retain more about their training because they can practice on-demand in the virtual world. L&D CLO training immersive learning learner expectations training model vr learning vr training

Getting hybrid work right

CLO Magazine

Flexible work arrangements offer individuals the opportunity to actively craft their work environments to improve their own efficiency and. The “AIM” method involves three simple and effective techniques proven to be effective in the flexible work environment: Align and explain the “why”.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

But by the end of her four years at Vanderbilt, she had become more interested in the corporate world and wondered what a career in business might look like for her. based strategy to a largely virtual, tech-?enabled Butters knew she’d found her CLO.

6 ways executive education will never be the same

CLO Magazine

In a world where in-person strategy sessions, weekend retreats and immersive seminars have long been the status quo, alternatives for distance learning suddenly became necessary overnight. Virtual executive education prepares learners to meet the moment.

DAU: Becoming a modern learning platform in 2021 … it’s about the song!

CLO Magazine

Jim Woolsey came to Defense Acquisition University in 2014 as its new president and inherited a world-class corporate university that had earned more than 70 awards in 15 years. Finally, Woolsey was personally recognized as CLO of the Year in 2019.

Moving from distance learning to learning distanced: Building human capabilities in times of disruption and social distancing

CLO Magazine

This new way of working and learning will likely never revert to our previous reliance on office and classroom environments. Previous organizational efforts to foster belonging have primarily focused on making every individual feel respected and treated fairly in an inclusive work environment.

Workforce Development Executives Tackle Challenges Presented by New World of Work

CLO Magazine

A futurist, analyst, researcher and thought leader on the topics of corporate learning, business collaboration and emerging technologies, Masie led Symposium attendees in an interactive “conversation” charting new trends and learning directions in the corporate environment for 2013 and beyond. Prokopeak and the magazine’s editors used the theme “Home on the Range: Learning for a Globalized Workforce” to craft the CLO Symposium program.

Lessons for learning leaders from COVID-19

CLO Magazine

While watching some recent World War II documentaries, I was fascinated to see the chess match not only between the leaders of the Allied and Axis powers but between field generals, admirals and other commanders beneath them.

VR Today, AR Tomorrow

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is already being used to train surgeons, help retail workers prepare for Black Friday craziness, make construction workers safer and even help NFL quarterbacks improve their game. While virtual reality creates an immersive virtual world, augmented reality is the real world, only with digital objects superimposed upon it.

Corporate Training Tech Developments You Need to Watch in 2019

CLO Magazine

For those who do succeed, it often comes down to understanding their environment and where to focus on moving ahead. The cloud can accommodate virtual training for mobile and remote workers, regardless of location. In-person and on-premise training obviously has its place, but virtual training and IT labs are where the innovation and greater cost efficiencies are being realized. Furthermore, there’s a level of transparency that no other environment offers.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

The Sisters are a religious order working to alleviate poverty in 47 countries around the world. Training Remote Workers and Their Managers - Getting the People & Technology Right: Margaret Aspin , Director of Aspin Online Consulting , explored the challenges of managing and training teleworkers and virtual teams. Margaret maintains that it takes about 6 months for office-based workers to feel comfortable transitioning into a fully virtual team space.

Let’s catch up on Learning Pool’s hybrid events from 2021

Learning Pool

More than 18 months ago, our day-to-day lives changed quite dramatically and for most of the world, things are only just returning to normal. Water cooler chat was replaced with virtual coffee mornings. Life of a CLO: A Fireside Chat.

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Learning & Development Conferences in 2022

Limestone Learning

Although organizers are bullish this year and events are largely in-person, many have an online version or at least a backup plan in case the world goes virtual again. Getting your tech strategy right is paramount in today’s business environment where hybrid has become the norm.

Now is the time for servant leadership

CLO Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic changed our world. Servant leaders — leaders devoted to making the welfare and growth of their people the priority — are needed urgently for the post-pandemic world. And they’ll let them adjust to a new world at their speed.

From surviving to thriving amid COVID-19: The importance of leading the self

Chief Learning Officer

Although much has changed since I started my career, the global COVID-19 pandemic has created a seismic shift in the world of work. Scheduling regular one-on-ones with each of your team members is even more important in virtual teams.

2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality is also emerging as a tool to help employees experience immersive learning experiences in a self-paced learning environment. The world of learning and development has a history of chasing bright and shiny objects,” he said. Self-paced content, virtual reality, AI and other automated features may be useful enablers of learning but they don’t eliminate the need for a personal touch. It’s a good year for learning leaders and their vendors.

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