A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK

Kapp Notes

Using innovative approaches and advanced technologies, we’re helping organizations make a difference in the areas that matter most to them, such as skills development, leadership, induction, compliance and sales.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Organizations are facing increasing disruptions, more information is available, and new technologies are making it easier and faster to compete. Going forward, optimal execution is only the cost of entry and continual innovation will be the only sustainable differentiator.

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Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration toolsor games and simulations. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Special Report: Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Technophobes would have us believe that technology is bringing about the end of the world one click at a time. Some artificial intelligence, machine learning and virtual reality innovations, however, beg to differ. Special Report: Learning Technology .

Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. Would technology eliminate the need of employee learning and development in corporation?

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. With digital technology growing exponentially, the speed of change is going to be faster than any we have encountered before.

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes. and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. Thomas Brady, Director, U.S. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. A must-read for learning technology decision makers.

So, We Talked to a Vendor About Learning Technology…

CLO Magazine

Technology is absolutely everywhere, and like it or not, a great deal of the innovations that have evolved in the past few years are quite useful — for everyone. How important is technology for today’s learning leaders? Technology eases this burden for learning leaders.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Innovation Trigger. Mayo Clinic is one of the leaders in medical technology and advancement. We believe that all industries could benefit and learn from the innovations around PI that are happening in healthcare.

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2

Learning Cafe

The other opportunity is how we are using different types of technology to deliver knowledge and keeping people up to date. Being able to adapt and grow through innovates and collaboration is the key to survival and success stories. What is key is how you develop inclusive leadership using the diversity of your team to come up with innovative solutions. So it’s about how you also use your teams to be able to leverage the skills, knowledge and experiences to drive innovation.

Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected. Rick Bell is editorial director for Workforce. . Tags: HR technology.

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Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. With digital technology growing exponentially, the speed of change is going to be faster than any we have encountered before.

Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company

Mindflash

Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. Mindflash: How does your company fit into the space of marketing technology? Mindflash: What’s the next stage for online training innovation?

Does Your Company Enable Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Innovation is a key growth driver in today’s marketplace, but building innovation skills has become an issue for the learning community. It’s not enough to train and nurture these skills at the employee level; companies must build the code for innovation at the organizational level as well. Two ideas shed light on how companies can build innovation capabilities among their employees. “Innovation is part and parcel with going down blind alleys.

What Digital eLearning Trends will Emerge at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase 2014?

Web Courseworks

If you are an eLearning manager seeking a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss the latest eLearning trends and best practices, and learn new approaches and techniques from experts, I strongly encourage you to make plans to attend the 2014 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. with Interactive eLearning Elements | David Charney, Owner, and Matthew Cummins, Director, Business Development, Illumen Group.

AR and VR in eLearning

Web Courseworks

This is my favorite white paper to date because I had the opportunity to interview experts in the field and did my best to capture their enthusiasm and insight into the educational potential of these technologies.

Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

We had a chance to speak with Lisa Cohen, Director of Education and Professional Development of AANA, who speaks on how their members are currently using AANALearn.com and the importance of selecting CourseStage Health as its new LMS.

10 hot topic talks at Learning Technologies 2016

Sponge UK

Learning Technologies 2016 is just around the corner, and Europe’s leading L&D exhibition and conference is bigger than ever. Donald Taylor contrasted the old way of thinking about mobile learning with the modern approach made possible with advances in technology.

At the Center on Innovations in Learning

Kapp Notes

Temple University home of the Center on Innovations in Learning. Today I have the pleasure of speaking at an event called “Conversations with Innovators.” She is the director of innovation and technology at the Center on Innovations in Learning.

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Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

Aphra Mednick, Program Director, UW–Madison Professional Life Coach Certificate Program. Aggressive Use of Different Learning Modalities and Technologies. Aggressive Use of Different Learning Modalities and Technologies & 7.

The Certificate is Obsolete

Web Courseworks

This month’s thought leader is none other than Andy Hicken, Director of Product Development at Web Courseworks and frequent contributor to this blog. Innovation in Learning Learning News Managing eLearning association elearning professional development

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Develop an Innovative Culture for Gen Y

CLO Magazine

Without it you can stifle productivity and innovation.” He said he couldn’t recruit young Americans to the high-tech positions he needed and didn’t believe in outsourcing innovation.

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

Being the researcher and provider of corporate training and specialized learning solutions to enterprises, yourtrainingedge.com [1] is always keen to analyze the latest technological innovations rising in the industry and the way these are impacting the learning and development teams.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. The good news is that the technological barrier is much lower than it used to be, although a certain amount of savvy is still required.

10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry

eLearningMind

Innovation in leadership development, employee development, and education is the lifeblood of staying current and competitive in today’s corporate landscape, and it’s up to learning leaders like you to drive that change. Most L&D professionals are already well aware of the trending topics in training and eLearning, but it’s the true learning leaders that will take the industry to the next level through thought leadership and adapt to new techniques and technologies.

360-degree interactive video for learning explored at DevLearn

Sponge UK

NEWS: Using 360-degree interactive video to enhance workplace learning will be explored at a special session at DevLearn, North America’s leading learning technologies event. Sponge UK’s Head of Learning Innovation, Kate Nicholls, is hosting the workshop. During the session, Kate will explain how layering different technologies, including gamification can create a SCORM-compliant learning experience. Ideas for overcoming the challenges associated with this new technology.

How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners

Your Training Edge

With the pace of technological change, the half-life of skills is getting shorter. Innovation training. Innovation is the key to success in today’s competitive business landscape. Mobile users interact with technology in ways that are leading to a whole new style of learning.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

The recent explosion of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in higher education has brought with it a whole new set of technology-enabled learning tools. The main drivers and implications of this change are huge improvements and innovations in learning technologies. Using this technology, instructors can even write questions on the board for students to answer interactively. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

Peer learning allows organizations to draw on a larger knowledge base and can lead to new, innovative approaches to problem-solving. We have previously explored the technology-enabled learning tools that facilitate social interaction in MOOCs.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

So, what will 2015 look like for corporate training and technology-enabled learning? This is going to be a big year for technology-enabled learning. Here are my seven predictions for workforce education and learning technologies in 2015.

Learning Technology: Where’s the Money Going?

CLO Magazine

A new survey sheds some light on where learning leaders will invest in learning technology in 2013. Technology is still the hot topic in corporate learning conversations, but how are organizations putting their money where their mouth is? A new survey by learning services provider Impact Instruction Group found that e-learning is still the top learning technology investment heading into 2013, with 86 percent reporting that they are investing heavily in the strategy.

Thoughtful Blockchain Regulation without Stifling Innovation

Your Training Edge

In this post I would be discussing the hot debate going on regarding blockchain regulations and the way it can be balanced with innovation. In view of the polarizing debate regarding bitcoin, the regulators must think whether blockchain technology is equivalent to Internet of 25 years ago.

Innovate, integrate and inspire at Big Sponge Hangout

Sponge UK

NEWS: Some of the biggest names in L&D are joining a new event this summer looking at how to use learning technologies to innovate, integrate and inspire in the workplace. Speakers include David Kelly, Senior Vice President and Executive Director at the Elearning Guild, Donald H.