Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link. Late 2008 not only marked the beginning of the Great Recession, but a pivotal moment when many CEOs began neglecting innovation — the engine that drove their organizations’ growth up to that point — to focus on cost-cutting, retrenchment and, in many instances, survival. When leaders do what they need to, innovation thrives.

Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Flexibility – Having the web as your work space means you can work on eLearning anytime, anywhere, on any device. Collaboration – As work styles have moved more toward teamwork and collaboration, using cloud authoring makes team collaboration on projects easier and more productive. What’s it about: xAPI has fully moved into the eLearning space which means instructional designers need to be ready to adopt this new technology.

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Simple Ways to Design an Office that Attracts Top Talent

Your Training Edge

Companies like Google and Nike have raised the bar for workplace innovation. Productivity, efficiency and subsequent return on investment is the number one factor we work to – it has a huge effect on all aspects of your business. Avoid using over stimulating and distracting colours and textures that bother your employees and keeps them from concentrating on their work. Productivity greatly depends on the equipment and technology used by your employees.

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Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore

InsiderHub

Virtual meetings are gaining in popularity, as technological advances have allowed us to meet with others anywhere in the world (so long as an Internet connection is available). of organizations own or use a web conferencing system, according to the 2014 Learning Technology Solutions Forecast. To this end, 63.7% An interesting fact is that despite this rise in use, most users report that they are satisfied with the platform they use.

Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Effective leadership doesn’t only mean that you know the strengths and weaknesses of your employees but that you respect their working styles as well. In addition, today’s brand of work culture dictates that companies be more inclusive in their hiring policies. Your employees may feel more comfortable and empowered when you trust them enough to let them work on their own, but at the same time, you should know when to step in using proper intervention methods.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

Gyrus

Rapid advances in technology and modern workforce needs are transforming the way, workforce learning & training is delivered and training courses are created. Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook.

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How top HR organizations create engaging learning in VR

STRIVR

The majority of today’s workforce was raised on digital technology. In an evolving workplace, many companies have employees that span up to five generations, with a wide range of work styles and expectations for learning. Some of the largest companies in the world, including Verizon, JetBlue and Walmart, have transformed HR practices through the use of innovative new technology like Virtual Reality (VR). Soft skills are more important at work than ever.

DAN PONTEFRACT – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. He further championed the use and deployment of collaborative technologies to complement both the learning and leadership frameworks.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. A lot of these changes were brought about by the evolution of technology, but there’s also been a substantial change in the nature of jobs and, more recently, the changing nature of work itself. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

VILT Software: A Perfect Match for Today’s Instructors

ReadyTech

Studies have found that roughly half of associations that use technology for learning purposes have been able to increase their revenue from educational offerings. Not only does enhanced learning and knowledge sharing translate into innovative ideas and solutions, but a well-trained workforce produces high-quality products and services. And here’s why: VILT software enables instructors to work from anywhere. In today’s world, work is no longer a place you go.

Employee Engagement ROI: Taking a Long-Term Perspective

Everwise

Not technology. workers are not engaged at work. Instead of focusing on the engagement scores sitting in front of them, they are taking a broader, deeper look at redesigning the employee experience to create a place where people want to come work each day. LinkedIn hosts internal and external “HR hackathons,” where employees can help break down and rebuild the HR function to be more effective and reflect the work that they really do (and need to do).

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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

I’ve worked in the field of Learning and Development (L&D) now for nearly two decades. I’ve been fortunate to have seen and work through some pretty big changes in approaches to workplace learning. A lot of these changes were brought about by the evolution of technology, but there’s also been a substantial change in the nature of jobs and, more recently, the changing nature of work itself. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

The Switch

Melon Learning

Successfully hurdling through various working styles and viewpoints was key. I see how technology nowadays empowers training and development professionals to overcome seemingly impossible tasks and find alternative and innovative solutions that help their internal clients achieve great results in a quick and efficient way.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. We’ve mixed obvious physical features that refer back to live event venues along with a layout that promotes interaction and provides for distinct work spaces for collaboration and entertainment, loaded with monitors, couches and white board walls.

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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. I attended DAU’s Learning Road Map for the Future where Christopher Hardy, director of the Global Learning and Technology Center of Defense Acquisition University, detailed how DAU provides learning and job support assets needed to fill the gaps supporting learning on the job for over 125,000 employees.