Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

Is it really a good news for the businesses or is it invisibly diminishing the learning and development role by providing employees technological ease & functionalities in their respective department? Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

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Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Provided that learning and development leaders could and should have a central role in innovation, what is the chief learning officer’s responsibility? Jennifer Magnani, senior director of Sanofi Pasteur Quality Academy, faces a challenge in aligning these two elements.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor

Your Training Edge

The role of the instructor is changing, and while the initial reaction has been one of shock and fear (educators are afraid of losing their jobs), the truth is that this shift is actually very good news—for companies, for employees, and for trainers.

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The Future Role of Learning & Development


The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists. One particularly interesting discussion point touched on the future role of the Learning & Development (L&D) organization within corporations. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

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Why Learning Leaders Are Perfect For HR Roles

CLO Magazine

But increasingly what once required a singular focus on and deep expertise in learning and development strategy has morphed into a complex role with touch points on some areas that were once solely HR’s province. There are many similarities in the roles.

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction.

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Transforming the CLO Role

CLO Magazine

Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization. How have you seen the role of the learning executive change over the years?

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Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

You might have a different person in each role or you may have a few people wearing multiple hats, but it’s unlikely you’re creating an online course alone. Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director.

Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play

Dashe & Thomson

Mr. Betts is the Managing Director for HT2 and his big question for this month is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?” Gamification definitely has a role in workplace learning.

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Learning Technology’s Role in Recruiting for Culture Fit

CLO Magazine

The traditional recruiting process is built to gauge technical skill well, but it often does not take into account cultural fit, according to Bonnie Evans, global client services director at Xerox Global Learning Solutions. When you have the right person in a role,” Evans said.

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1

Learning Cafe

Currently, Liz is in a global organisational development internal consulting role based in Sydney. Jeevan : Liz, let us now about the some of the challenges in your current role. We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young.

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

Learning Cafe

Currently, Liz is in a global organisational development internal consulting role based in Sydney. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Alok Asthana Director at Innovators and Leaders It has already been stated that all organisations will have different needs so we need to answer that question - What does ( or should ) a learning consultant do? Alok Asthana: The following comment captures the role of a consultant and added clarity to my thoughts.

Recruit, Select, Develop and Retain: A How-to Guide to Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

As we examine training’s role in HR functions, let’s first take a look at why we would need or want to get involved when we have our own departments to manage. Now that we’ve taken a broad overview of the training role in HR functions, let’s move to recruitment.

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RSDR 3: Employee Selection

Your Training Edge

Moving from the actual training role, your department can also offer support. The one caveat to training involvement in selection is to remember that it really is an indirect, passive role. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

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RSDR 2: Recruiting

Your Training Edge

Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.– eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development Talent Management Training and recruiting Training role in recruitingAn organization’s recruiters perform a vitally important job, especially in this environment.

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Editor's Letter: My Heroes and Role Models

CLO Magazine

” As I got older and started playing sports more seriously myself, I realized the value in replacing larger-than-life heroes with real-life role models. Now, as a businessman, the way I define my heroes and role models has continued to evolve, and I use a different kind of scorecard to gauge who is worthy of admiration and emulation. These outstanding organizations qualify as inspiring role models for the industry, as do all the 2013 LearningElite finalists.

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The Changing Face of Life Science Product Launch, Part 3: The Role of the Learning Team


In this final entry, Ann talks about the role of the Learning Team in product launch. Ann Stott is the Senior Director, Life Sciences and Advisory Services at Performance Development Group.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

The use of role-plays allows teams to interact with internal and external resources critical to the company’s success. Team members are encouraged to switch out of their traditional roles to gain a different perspective on running the business.

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5 Non-Financial ROIs of MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Encouraging skill development outside of employees’ defined roles. Forging a leadership role in employee training and development. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

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‘High Stakes’ Employee Training: The Crucial Role of Simulating the Consequences


Examples: During a simulated sale (say, a videotaped role play), if trainees don’t get the sale, they have to go tell your boss what happened. Meyer is CEO and Director of Learning and Development at the Rapid Learning Institute.

The Role of the Learning Function in an Acquisition


It was an enormous opportunity for the business, and as the director of learning and development, I wanted to make sure the learning function contributed to the success of the newly acquired people. So what role does learning and development play in acquisitions? The role of the learning leader is to insert his/herself into the conversation and craft a plan for bringing these people together to learn what they need to learn in order to be successful in the new organization.

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Empowering Learning Development Project Managers 

The Learning Dispatch

But if the project is a high priority, you might be able to talk to those with positional power—the SME’s manager, the CEO, the training director—and they may be able to help dedicate the SME’s time. L&D Fundamentals Learning Development Roles Project Management

Role Models in Educational Technology on Ada Lovelace Day

Janet Clarey

Glenda Morgan , Director of Technology and Learning Initiative, George Mason University. Lauren Resnick, Director of the Learning Research and Development Center. Ellen Wagner , Director at Macromedia and Owner, Learnativity Alliance. Anne Bartlett Brown , Headshift Australia ,Managing Director. Linda Roberts , former director U.S. Marcia Conner , Managing Director of Ageless Learner, writer.

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Learners as producers

Learning with e's

Firstly, the traditional role of teachers is changing. As teachers switch from directors to co-producers, from pedagogues to co-learners, they begin to realise the power of peer production, and the deeper engagement students can achieve when they research and learn for themselves.

Modern Learning Producers as Stage Hands

InSync Training

The role of a virtual producer is a unique one; we’re responsible for making everything run smoothly behind the scenes to ensure that learners have the best experience possible. I consider my role as a producer is kind of like a stage hand for a play. Some directors want the stage hands to be recognized and take a bow at the end, and some want them to fade entirely into the background, with a variety of possibilities in between.

Ch-ch-changes to our leadership and websites

Rustici Software

TJ most recently served as the Director of Products and brings a wealth of technical leadership and expertise to his new role. Changes are abound at and Rustici Software! We wanted to let you know about a few things coming soon and a recent leadership change to help keep you in the loop. What’s changing? Coming soon, will have a whole new look. Don’t worry, the content and resources that you rely on the most aren’t going anywhere.

Managing Skills in The Face of Continual Change


For example, they won’t move to a role where compensation is far less than what they’re used to. Doing so requires learning and development professionals to play an important role in fostering a culture of continuous learning within the organizations.

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State of the eLearning Industry: An Interview with Dr. Michael Allen

eLearning Brothers

At DevLearn 2017, eLearning Brothers Executive Director Bill West talked to the legendary Dr. Michael Allen about the insights he’s had since publishing his first “ Guide to e-Learning ,” and the simplifying concepts and procedures he’s included in his second edition.

The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Part One focused on the technical issues that an LMS Administrator will deal with on a regular basis, while Part Two takes an in-depth look at the larger role an LMS Administrator has in implementing and running an LMS.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks

For more information on the role of education and performance improvement, read our blog post on How Medicare Payment Changes will Drive Performance Improvement. Howell , CHCP, Director CME, Training & Physician Leadership Programs, Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED, Christina M.

ACEHP: Demonstrating the Value of an LMS

Web Courseworks

Cohen, Beaton, Everson and Thompson serve as leaders of their association’s education and development department; and therefore, play an essential role of integrating their LMS into their association and membership base.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

In its sales and service agreements, the MNC was contractually bound to provide its customers with its own pool of technical advisors (TAs) and technical directors (TDs). The tool could accommodate as many job roles as needed. A robust backend to manage business units and job roles. •

Lessons Learned From a Former Biotech Training Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

The subject matter is highly technical, there are many different roles to train and the industry is highly regulated. How did you end up in a training role at Envigo? The roles are extremely technical. Think back to when you were first starting out in a training role.

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DisruptHR YVR Recap Videos


We were very fortunate to have a great group of speakers who all share a common interest in disrupting their traditional HR roles. Rocky Ozaki – Director of People & Culture at Rise. DisruptHR YVR was a huge success.

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