4 Emerging Themes Shaping the Future of Learning


Not only do they know what role trajectory employees are on, but HR leaders also have competency and performance data along with prior work experience (though not all; one HR leader lamented that ‘LinkedIn knows more about our employees’ skills than we do).

8 Incredibly Effective Strategies to Build an Email List from Scratch

Your Training Edge

Email is 40 times more effective at this task than Facebook or Twitter, and building an email list is essential for any business. Interactive content is effective at converting visitors, and it’ll give your brand more exposure.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

If you are a member of LinkedIn and have strived to achieve a level of completeness on your profile… you have been gamified! But how are we actually able to measure the effectiveness of gamification? For B2B companies Oracle, SAP, Jive, Cisco, Pearson and Salesforce, gamification has emerged as a key element in their consumerization of the enterprise strategy. And it’s not just engagement — gamification’s revenue effects are equally astounding.

Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes


This is the second in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. You can keep up with Jeff at the Convergence Training blog or on LinkedIn , Google+, Twitter , and Facebook.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces


“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Within that group, more than one-third either do not have a LinkedIn profile, or have fewer than 100 connections.

What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

The research and practices centered around technological advances are fascinating, including an emerging emphasis on automation, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and learning apps utilizing gaming elements.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous articles, you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Determining the most effective elements for mobile learning.

The Power of Learning-Focused Leadership

CLO Magazine

The average shelf-life of a skill has shrunk to five years, according to LinkedIn Learning’s “2017 Workplace Learning Report.” New roles and jobs will emerge to take some of those who are displaced, but in many instances they will be for positions that do not exist today.

The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The topic of the evening was emerging stem cell therapies with a particular focus on applications for heart disease. Yet they are alive and well, and perhaps ideal candidates for an emerging stem cell therapy. First to prove they are safe and then to prove they are effective.

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Changing the Focus of Training

Your Training Edge

As we hear rumors of the eventual upturn in the global economy, organizations are beginning to emerge after taking cover and taking drastic action during the downturn. On top of this, remember to evaluate the new program in order to clean it up and keep it as cost-effective as possible.<!–more–> In addition, you’ll be able to prepare and retain leaders for the organization and how it is emerging in the new economy.

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Slaying giants

Learning with e's

New technologies liberate us from temporal and spatial constraints, and this will have a radical effect on the future of Learning and Development departments in organisations. A key problem he suggests, emerges from the 'Free Culture' movement described by Lawrence Lessig.

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

I am a member of the Dashe & Thomson running and biking teams, and captain of its small but emerging chess team.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

I am a member of the Dashe & Thomson running and biking teams, and captain of its small but emerging chess team.

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Prevent Employee Burnout With Flexibility, Learning Culture

Absorb LMS

LinkedIn’s “ Global Talent Trends 2019 ” report found that workplace flexibility is prized by job seekers, with 72% of talent professionals and hiring managers saying it’s extremely important to be able to work when and where they want.

5 Key Ways to Improve Training and Development


With the emergence of new cloud-based software platforms, training companies face the threat of being replaced by online versions, especially for knowledge based training. Tracking Performance : A training program is not effective unless the progress is tracked.

The Most Invincible Features That Any e-Learning Mobile App Should Have

Your Training Edge

The emergence of mobile apps coupled up with augmented and virtual reality, more scope of incorporating personalized learning experience and several other factors together made eLearning more sophisticated and future-ready.

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E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology. Editing/Adding Effects/Manipulating. If you said using features to edit, add effects and change, you would be correct.

Learners as consumers: Leading change through culture

Brightwave Group

This year’s LinkedIn learning report noted the following trends in learners’ own assessment of the impact of learning on them: ? 25% find learning essential to develop their effectiveness. There is an overwhelming demand to learn new skills for emerging business profiles.


Learning Cafe

Are you looking to provide more effective ways for people to work together? It won’t be something that is visible or even tangible, I believe it’s a cultural shift that will emerge in ways those traditional approaches to evaluation and measurement won’t come close to. If you don’t have the network tools within work then use Twitter , LinkedIn , Google +, Facebook or any number of sharing tools like Diigo or Del.cio.us

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

Three 2017 Emerging Trends. In 2016, VR headsets and game systems emerged on the market that are relatively 1) affordable, and 2) comfortable to use at least for up to 30 minutes. At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.

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Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


It can support development of communities of like-minded learners and help the trainer meet learners where they are – as per emerging and evolving needs. With conferencing, Trainers can deliver presentations effectively, using tools like whiteboard, file sharing and so on.

Is Being a Manager a Burden or a Blessing?


Free Welder Leader Assessment Through our work and research around what effective managers do differently, we have uncovered the best managers simultaneously use high levels of love and discipline. In the research, five leader profiles emerged (Ruler, Manager, Pleaser, Dabbler, and Welder.)

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts


Linkedin | Twitter. In this fierce employment landscape, we must exercise responsibility, manage our SMEs, and design only for learning effectiveness.” ” Linkedin | Twitter. “In ” Linkedin | Twitter. ” Linkedin | Twitter. “I

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Ingrain Immersive Learning…Get the drift?

Origin Learning

“Ambitious, Driven, Business focused, emerging…Professional and…Member | Available from Jan 2016” – these are compelling ‘characteristics’ of an individual, who knows the market forces and the power of the social media platform, to get to the goal envisioned and shared on a public social sphere.

5 Corporate Training Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Your Training Edge

There are two major factors necessary for effective business-centric learning. Research has shown that more than 80% of learning takes place visually and that a combination of video and audio demonstrations are effective ways to learn tasks.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. Asynchronous delivery is more effective than synchronous delivery.

The Basics of Blended Learning

Your Training Edge

Here, I hopefully will let you know the basics behind blended learning, why it is emerging faster in this digital age and the way it is transforming even the contemporary learning and training strategies. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed.

What’s the Difference Between a MOOC and an LMS?

Your Training Edge

MOOCs can be individual pursuits, but their real effectiveness as learning environments comes from the collaboration and teamwork that they make possible. Pre-defined versus emerging organically. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Facebook 5 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 10 Pinterest 1 Jan 11th and 13th saw me sunning it up (figuratively speaking) in the stimulating setting of The Hindu Lit for Life festival in Chennai. You may be asking yourself – can it be replicated, effectively , in the corporate world?

5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

In this post, I am talking about highly important factors to make your MOOC a true success story, and that is based on engaging users in MOOC course in the most effective way. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Influence and the Relevance of Experience

Training Industry

By 2030, that number is projected to be less than 3 percent: One of the many effects of this migration is that roughly one billion additional consumers will be entering the marketplace around the world in the next 15 years. Accurately assess emerging circumstances (at breakneck speeds). Formal definitions aside, management is what you do when you are responsible for influencing others and have experience that is directly relevant to the task, process and journey.

If You Like It Then You Better Put a Badge On It

CLO Magazine

Digital badges — microcredentialing that serves as an online representation of the skills a learner has developed — are a perfect fit for new learning initiatives designed around this emerging generation. They are also demonstrably worried about the long-term effects of student loan debt.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

The emergence of interactive, digital and non-linear video training enables learners to interact with it. It is a cost effective solution. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. To the reviewer’s horror, an emergency conference call revealed that everyone else was willing to give it a try this one time. Share this on LinkedIn.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

New technologies will emerge that will significantly boost the effectiveness of online learning. Collecting data and using analytics to make sense of that data can help training departments significantly improve the effectiveness of their courses and programs.