Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

A self-proclaimed “accidental CLO,” Jesse Jackson has served in numerous roles at the multinational banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking. It is structured around centers of excellence that are core to delivering value to internal learners: digital learning solutions, operations, platform and learning programs and controls.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. As working professionals and L&D personnel concerned with training and organizational learning, capability building and talent development, we cannot ignore the implications of this changing landscape.

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The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Xyleme

Home > mobile learning > The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail April 13th, 2011 Goto comments Leave a comment While the focus of this post is not specifically Apple or the iPad, it’s almost impossible to talk about successful mobile strategies without recognizing that the iPad has created a transitional moment for the Learning & Development world.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

Investment in learning technologies and learning content appear to be spending priorities. Most enterprises expect to continue their technology investment in learning management systems, assessment systems and content authoring, and want to leverage new delivery modalities such as simulations and mobile learning. While CLOs will generally see increased budgets, most will focus on improved outcomes and continue to promote linkage between training and business strategy.

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. As working professionals and L&D personnel concerned with training and organizational learning, capability building and talent development, we cannot ignore the implications of this changing landscape.

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THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. None of this information is new. CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision. Thus, CUs can benefit by integrating MOOCs into their larger organizational learning strategy.

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MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. None of this information is new. CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision. Thus, CUs can benefit by integrating MOOCs into their larger organizational learning strategy.

Deloitte’s Learning Function Aims to be So Visible, It’s Invisible

CLO Magazine

While many learning functions have to prove their alignment and benefit to business strategy, Deloitte’s talent development team purposefully built alignment into the structure of the company and its learning initiatives. To determine those needs, each CLO regularly consults with their respective chief talent officer to learn the business goals around client services, market growth, operational performance and talent.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Guest speaker today is Roy Pollock, CLO of Fort Hill Company. Roy wrote Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning. A Guide to Breakthrough Learning for Managers/Participants. (A Roy takes business line; Will takes the professional learning side. Learning News Microsoft just released Semblio , a new authoring tool Skype 4.0 Thank you for such informative entry.

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More rogue.

Janet Clarey

Lisa Gualtieri, Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine wrote an article called Learn from Rogue Tweeters: 7 Steps to Promoting Your Organization in Twitter. He is concerned however, that policies may eventually constrain him…he believes the current informal process works because he is “conscientious and diligent.&#. THE CURRENT INFORMAL PROCESS WORKS. So why formalize social media (in my mind a highly informal way to learn)?

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy.

50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

The posts are broadly divided into 3 categories – Mobile Learning, Learning Management System and Learning Technology. Mobile Learning. The Future Of Mobile Learning. Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning. 6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement. Some Thoughts On Tablet Learning (aka Elearning On iPads). New Mobile Learning Research. Everyone Is Talking Mobile Learning.

Innovation Thoughts

Clark Quinn

As an aside, I’ve written separate articles on L&D innovation recently for both CLO magazine and the Litmos blog so you can check those out, too. I made the point that when you’re innovating, designing, researching, trouble-shooting, etc, you don’t know the answer when you start, so they’re learning situations, though informal, not formal. There was interest but some lack of clarity around meta-learning. meta-learning strategy

Quinnovation ‘to go’

Clark Quinn

More specifically: From 2-3 Oct I’ll be running a two day elearning strategy workshop at Learning 3.0 Then on Tuesday the 4th, I’ll be talking about creating Engaging Learning. Then, on 12 Oct in Laguna Niguel at the CLO Fall Symposium , I’ll be joining with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart to talk about controversial issues for CLOs. That latter will talk about both formal and informal learning, as well as looking at the different tools.

Boost your L&D visibility & credibility – The Annual Learning Report

Learning Wire

Both desk research and recent interviews with 50+ CLOs underline that even today, many of the biggest corporate learning functions struggle to show their added value. This article enables you to create your own Annual Learning Report, offering an opportunity to boost your credibility and visibility for key business stakeholders. 1996) state, the model only focuses on face-to-face training, neglecting other L&D activities as for example informal learning.

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Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. And the risk is pretty severe as described in the Business of Learning. Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. vs. Learning 2.0,

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Metalearning

Tony Karrer

I just got through reading Jay's post and article (with Clark Quinn) around Become a chief meta-learning officer – one of the hot list items from two weeks ago. It discusses the needed transition in focus of a CLO The scope of the job of the CLO is mushrooming. CLOs will neither prosper nor even survive if they fail to take responsibility for the overall learning process within their organizations. Look at all the different ways learning can occur.

Don’t get killed by trends

CLO Magazine

As a learning manager, you are contemplating your next wise investment in order to serve your remote working employees effectively. A few common questions you may have encountered: Would you go for an auto-switch from classroom to e-learning? Learning management systems.

Deploy brain-friendly leadership models in your organization

CLO Magazine

Leadership models should intentionally factor in the brain’s limited capacity for processing a vast amount of information at once. The volume of information impacts the prefrontal cortex’s ability to retain and process that information. Strategy leadership models

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A Look at Learning’s Future

CLO Magazine

A slow but steady economic recovery is driving optimism toward learning investments. Firm spending on learning and development has been volatile since 2008, declining and recovering in reaction to the global financial crisis and its abatement. But in 2012, the economic recovery combined with a rebound in learning spending appeared to drive learning investments. This month IDC compares how CLOs feel about corporate learning in 2013 to their outlook in recent years.

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Show Me the Money — and the Strategy

CLO Magazine

Good news, learning leaders. Learning and development investments are growing. Spending priorities appear to be greatest in strategy, technology and content. Most enterprises expect to continue their technology investment in assessment systems, learning management systems and analytics. While some CLOs will see increased budgets, almost all will focus on improved outcomes and continue efforts to link learning and business strategy.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

While many learning leaders choose their offerings based on cost and convenience, others are staying true to costlier traditional methods. Content, audience, environment and available technology each play a role in how learning is delivered, and all of those continue to evolve. However, despite volatility, survey results from the Chief Learning Officer magazine Business Intelligence Board (BIB) suggest that organizations are getting more sophisticated in their modality choice.

What Happens in the Classroom Doesn’t Stay in the Classroom

CLO Magazine

A key aspect of KPMG’s learning strategy has always been to continually raise the bar, said Corey Muñoz, chief learning officer of KPMG. Learning plays a key role in that continuous improvement, and KPMG’s L&D strategy is going in a direction unique to organizations in this increasingly digital world. Most organizations are headed in the digital direction, but learning must be more multifaceted, according to Muñoz. Learning isn’t an isolated incident.

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Edublog Award Nominations

Xyleme

I love her informative tweets and her funny observations of life and the world around her. Best group blog – Workplace Learning Today by Brandon Hall. Best new blog – Work, Learn, Play by Jay Shaw. Best resource sharing blog – Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies by Jane Hart. The value of the educational information that Lisa shares cannot be overstated. Learn more about Dawn here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) While there are countless articles about the future of the LMS, it was arguably George’s blog post titled Future of learning: LMS or SNS ?

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? I Finally Get It – Why Social Networking is So Important - Engaged Learning , September 29, 2009. eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2009. E-Learning Debate 2009 - Clive on Learning , September 30, 2009.

Improving Personal Learning - A Continuing Challenge for Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

A knowledge worker works with his head and produces ideas, knowledge, and information. The most important skills of a knowledge worker are learning skills. I would also suggest that learning skills are dramatically shifting over the past few years and learning professionals are not staying ahead of these shifts. If you take a look at what is being discussed in learning circles, I would claim that We Are Approaching Learning from the Wrong Direction.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins. While training departments have been busy spending ridiculous amounts of time and money converting these training materials to e-Learning, Steve Jobs has (surprise!)

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What About the Future?

Jay Cross

Royal Dutch Shell, the fifth largest company in the world and a long-term player (Shell’s more than a hundred years old), has been learning from scenarios for forty years. At Online Educa Berlin in late 2011, Shell’s Hans de Zwart and Willem Manders led a scenario planning process to address these issues: How do different global and national trends shape the future of corporate learning? What opportunities and challenges does this create for corporate learning organizations?

Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Day two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer magazine Symposium continued with more innovative learning strategies in Amelia Island, Fla. Through these strategies and the company’s leadership development programs, AlliedBarton’s “Dare to be Great” culture links directly to customer service. The late afternoon included a series of workshops and a CLO town hall.

3 Big Myths About Workplace Learning

CLO Magazine

According to the Brandon Hall Group, 61 percent of learning and development leaders think workers should engage with their resources at least once-a-week. Yet, in a webinar poll conducted with Chief Learning Officer earlier this year, only 20 percent of learning leaders said their employees do that. To help learning and development teams better engage employees, Degreed recently surveyed 512 people to understand how today’s workforce builds their skills and careers.

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Is Your Organization’s Learning Brand Effective?

CLO Magazine

Learning and development is no stranger to proving its worth, which is why CLOs who want to be taken more seriously should think about how they’re marketing their function. Hruby, vice president of sales and marketing at Fredrickson Learning, a company that develops custom learning strategies and products as well as provides interim staffing for learning and development roles. Read More: Signs Your Learning Brand Needs A Boost.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning.

Promote Better Alignment for Better Impact

CLO Magazine

To maximize the overall value of learning and development spending, and to ensure flexibility and capacity for the economic recovery, learning and development organizations must constantly evaluate and reallocate their staff. While the relevance of learning and development has increased steadily since 2006, many enterprises still struggle to find a way to have more impact on organizational objectives. Otherwise, the CLO will preside over an organization ripe for trimming.

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Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 6 Ways Every Learning Leader Should be Using Video (Free for ATD members) Melissa is a rising star at your company. This session will explore six examples of how companies are improving their learning strategies with video. Chinese) (Free for ATD members) Because it’s short, available, and easy to understand, microlearning could be applied to most learning activities in the workplace. What Does It Mean for the Digital CLO?

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning. There are also social learning games.

e-Learning: In Search of a Better Definition

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the first definitions for e-learning is ASTD's , who define it as covering a wide set of applications and processes, such as Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. ASTD's definition is somewhat different in that it basically defines anything that is electronic (electronic learning) as e-learning. In other words, e-learning does everything in the corporate world but training!