The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. The former is rather obvious and is often conflated with the term innovation. Futuristic hardware and magical software that educates everyone at the press of a button are tempting “solutions” Some folks call this mindset Shiny New Toy Syndrome, and by golly, it’s a pandemic. Not to introduce innovative ideas, but to make them happen.

In a word: Here’s how Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others describe Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. It is innovative. The post In a word: Here’s how Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others describe Axonify appeared first on Axonify. As the old adage goes, “The customer is always right!”. So, I decided to ask some of our customers how they would characterize the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform in one word. They’re definitely right.

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In a word: Here’s how Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others describe Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. It is innovative. As the old adage goes, “The customer is always right!”. So, I decided to ask some of our customers how they would characterize the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform in one word. They’re definitely right. Here’s what they had to say: Chad McIntosh – VP of Loss Prevention and Risk Management at Bloomingdale’s. Imperative.

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Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others tout the benefits of Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. In my 40 years of experience, this is probably the most innovative program that I’ve put in place in any of the positions that I’ve been in Retail and Loss Prevention. The post Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others tout the benefits of Axonify appeared first on Axonify.

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Bloomingdale’s, Toys”R”Us, Toyota and others tout the benefits of Axonify

Axonify

Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. Dorothy Tenute – National Training Manager at Toys”R”Us Canada. In my 40 years of experience, this is probably the most innovative program that I’ve put in place in any of the positions that I’ve been in Retail and Loss Prevention. Axonified customers use our Employee Knowledge Platform in a variety of applications and industries.

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Creativity and Innovation in Training

Trivantis

Our recent Lectora® Unscripted session on Ideas and Innovation in Training was so popular that we decided to delve a little deeper into some of the resources that Simon Birt and Lee Kitchen shared. The Toybox workshop is an internal Disney Parks interactive and immersive two-day training experience that focuses on Creative Problem Solving for Innovation and Creativity. s Innovation Education: ?What The post Creativity and Innovation in Training appeared first on.

Whose Sandpit and Whose Toys?

Learning with e's

Whose toys? A conflict of control between the individual and the corporate is growing, and the danger of innovation being stifled by the drive for "corporate regulation" is very real. We're all set for the Plymouth e-Learning Conference tomorrow at the University of Plymouth. The weather here in Plymouth is glorious today with clear blue skies and a very comfortable temperature of 16 degrees.

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Where Does Innovation Spring From?

CLO Magazine

On the list were iconic innovations such as super glue, penicillin, Teflon, Velcro and the Slinky. The Slinky has been a favorite toy for decades, but its discovery had nothing to do with fun or play. One day, James dropped a helical spring he was working on and, as it slinked and clinked across the floor, he got the idea to turn it into a toy. But innovation isn’t always the result of calculated genius.

Innovative Workplace Stress-Free Policies

OpenSesame

Recess and toys are intended to improve employee morale and creativity, while lowering healthcare costs. . Does your workplace have a unique or innovative stress-free policy? May is Mental Health Awareness Month , and we’re continuing the theme today with some stats about mental health and stress in the workplace and a look at a few companies who go the extra mile to help their employees stay stress free. How damaging is stress in the workplace?

Improving Performance in the Workplace

Web Courseworks

Whether it’s a hospital, a factory creating toys for children, or even fast food franchises, PI is needed everywhere. Innovation in Learning Learning News Learning Technology Strategy Continuing Medical Education development process elearning healthcare professional development Technology Web Courseworks

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

While I can’t hack into NASA, I’m confident enough to give any software a go and not be put off by shiny new toys. e-learning development technology usability adoption Articulate augmented reality authoring authoring tool creation e-learning ease of use emerging technology Experience API Gartner hype cycle innovation online learning PowerPoint producing products RED responsive e-learning design Second Life software Storyline Tin Can UX virtual worlds web conferencing xAPI

Airtable’s Chief Product Officer on Building Products that Amplify Our Creative Potential

Actio Learning

This quadrant is the area where we see the least product innovation today and where we have perhaps the greatest need for it. We know from programs like HyperCard, and toys like Legos, and networks like Twitter, that systems are capable of exhibiting quite complex patterns of emergent behavior when they’re set up with the right building blocks. Product Development Product Innovator Series

The survival of Higher Education (4): 5 key objectives

Learning with 'e's

The novelty value and opacity of technologies often prevent users from ‘seeing through them’, beyond the shiny toy with the buttons and lights, to a tool that is useful because it does something previous tools could not do (John and Wheeler, 2008). disruptive innovation education learning mindtools Technology the future of education universities

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Why Executives Should Learn Design Thinking

CLO Magazine

In these workshops — and in many design thinking courses — participants are likely to find piles of colored pencils, play dough, toys and white boards covered in colorful drawings, and they are encouraged to use them all for inspiration. Learn with Toys. He said at first he was surprised by the toys and coloring tools, but he later found them to surprisingly helpful. “A an innovation agency in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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Three Reasons to Attend Inkling Illuminate

Inkling

It includes Happy Meal toys from the past, as well as a replica of Ray Kroc’s office, the founder who built the most profitable fast food chain in the world! This will be an opportunity for customers and thought leaders to network with other forward-thinking innovators across various industries. “Da… da… dun dun dun” what’s not to love about the best mobile workforce enablement event happening at McDonald’s Hamburger University on July 27th?

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Steve Jobs steps down: a homage

Challenge to Learn

He founded Next and turned a small company ‘The graphics group’ into a giant named Pixar (well know of Toy story and many other movies) and sold it to Disney. For me he is an inspiration as a manager, presenter and innovator. Innovator/game changer. I consider myself an innovator and again Steve Jobs is an example. The impact of his innovations on our everyday live is enormous and they enable others to do great things.

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Google’s Stadia holds promises in Serious Games, VR and Mixed Reality

Playware Studios

With beloved titles such as Street Fighter IV, Back to the Future and Toy Story 3 in the launch library. The fact that it is open source means innovation and collaboration that draws on a pool of talent and know how that is far beyond any single company could muster. Google recently announced , It’s next-generation gaming platform. It’s been in secret development for several years and promises to change the landscape of both videogames content and hardware.

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Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

These innovations represent game-changing performance supports for certain professions. Roger suggests 5 phases of adoption: Innovators (2.5 Currently, only innovators are using VR/AR. VR headsets and AR glasses remain toys. When you hear the words “virtual reality,” do you feel like you’re in a sci-fi film? I always envision the holograms from Star Trek. Except VR isn’t science fiction anymore.

On Trend for 2018: Learning and Flexibility

CLO Magazine

In an ever-changing work environment, courses can become stale as they work to maintain old standards without innovation. When employees see theneed to innovate before learning leaders do but aren’t given the opportunity to do so, tension can rise. At the beginning of 2017, Kotlin was little more than a toy for developers. This is especially true amid rapid disruption to the workplace brought on by new technology.

Tool of the month: interactive video

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Here you see an example video made by Göran Kattenberg from Kattenberg Learning Innovation Consulting and The Blended Group. Costs: on request Difficulty: * Basic layer: own video Hosting: Blue Billywig is the hosting platform Interesting because: you have many options, you can personalize and you can use 360-degree videos Conclusion There is a whole world of interactive video tools and toys to explore. This time the tool of the month is not one but no fewer than five tools.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Many schools have toyed with the idea of using AR applications to support learning, such as when a student scans a page of his homework, a video of his teacher explaining a related concept pops up, or book reviews in the form of videoattached to scan-able book barcodes. Alternatively, mobile supported Learning Management Systems (LMS) with social features are rapidly changing how employees interact with each other to share knowledge and drive innovation.

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The role of AR technology in making learners imagine

Matrix

If we look closely we will realize that Toy Story is rather boring, because our toys had way better lives and adventures. There are many innovative tools that can help instructors to improve learning performance and transform learning into an experience. Augmented Reality should be used only if it’s needed in the training process to make learning more interactive and memorable, and to encourage learners to use their imagination and try new, innovative solutions.

Reinventing Learning Content for Next-Generation Learners

Degreed

Everyone in L&D is obsessed with innovation and leveraging new approaches to learning to get better results. Everyone is finally talking about how L&D needs to innovate. Innovations and Technology. Most people equate innovation with technology. Innovation takes more than shiny new toys. There’s some shiny new toy every year, though. Innovation demands new ways of thinking, working and managing.

Improved Learning Experience Comes Handy With an Employee Training Software

ProProfs

For any business toying with the idea of incorporating a new training program, the advantages of e-Learning greatly outweigh those of in-person or classroom training. This knowledge is combined with innovation and a competitive approach. Staying updated, and remaining productive are critical challenges for many businesses today, and most of them are now looking to e-Learning to save time, energy and money.

Why storytelling works for businesses

Matrix

Maybe storytelling is not a matter of life and death in an office environment, but businesses can and should adopt this age-old tradition into an innovative way in order to 1) keep their employees engaged, 2) educate their clients and 3) reach new audiences. Then, they shipped the toy together with the photos depicting what a marvelous time it had at the Ritz. Storytelling has been part of our lives since time immemorial.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Mobile phones: Fast growth & innovation. We’re like kids in a toy store that want one of everything. These are my liveblogged notes from Alan Levine , Rachel Smith, and Cyprien Lomas’ webinar “ What’s On Your Horizon? &# about the 2009 Horizon Report. This webinar is part of the preview for the TCC 2009 conference. My comments are in italics.

Top 11 Learning Technology Trends from LTSF 2019

gomo learning

Learning technology themes from this year’s forum included: how L&D teams can innovate and disrupt by taking a wider look at how individuals learn in everyday life, the benefits of a personalized learning experience, and the rising demand for learning systems to offer a touchpoint at the critical moment of transfer in the workplace. Disruption can be feared by those set in their ways, but without it, there would be no innovation.

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Top 11 Learning Technology Trends from LTSF 2019

Leo Learning

Learning technology themes from this year’s forum included: how L&D teams can innovate and disrupt by taking a wider look at how individuals learn in everyday life, the benefits of a personalized learning experience, and the rising demand for learning systems to offer a touchpoint at the critical moment of transfer in the workplace. Disruption can be feared by those set in their ways, but without it, there would be no innovation.

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Battle of the Bloggers – last words – part 4

Clive on Learning

Of course there are far too many tools, but most disappear without trace pretty quickly, and such innovation is infinitely preferable to dependence on the goodwill of a single, monopoly supplier. Tools are great, not just as toys, but because they change the world. I continue my re-cap of the responses I gave to the questions posed at last week’s Battle of the Bloggers at Online Educa 2009 : Question 4 is: What are the learning tools of the future? What do we need more of?

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7 Best Practices for Maximizing the Value of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

KZO Innovations

Many companies also rely on their ERGs to foster innovative thinking and break into or expand into new markets. They engage in community service and sponsor a range of charitable and community programs, many of which intersect with the company’s industry such as Toys for Tots and therapeutic gaming. As ERGs become increasingly integral to the employee experience, they have also grown in value to employers.

Why the Modern Workforce Won’t Stop Craving Mentoring

Chronus

They’ll be better equipped with lessons of knowledge transfer and constructive feedback that encourages real world testing and iteration within the workforce—the very things that spur innovation. As the world spins towards instant satisfaction and more toddlers turn to technology toys over picture books, so the modern workforce craves more instant learning and advice. All it took was five seconds.

In With the Old

CLO Magazine

Similarly, threadUP allows parents to buy a box of toys or gently used children’s clothes for $5. Why is Google the go-to example for successful flexibility, collaboration and innovation? tools such as blogs and social networking software to broadcast not only the finished products of their creative work, but also the work in progress as they shape the workforce into something more innovative, flexible and dependable.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/9/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Well was an amazing place to toy with ideas. Netscape relaunched as a social news site, YouTube dominated the online video space, and Flickr continued to innovate Alvin Toffler: The Thought Leader Interview - Strategy + Business.

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eLearning Thought Leaders: Jane Bozarth – DevLearn Preview

eLearning Weekly

The people and companies who have embraced social media are moving fast and finding innovative ways to sue the tools. JB: Running an upscale toy store. . Jane Bozarth likes social media. She lives on Twitter and Facebook whether online at a computer or connected through an app on a mobile device. Her latest book is Social Media for Trainers.

Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

Learning with 'e's

I love interacting with the children and showing them new tools, tricks and toys. 6) What are the most innovative uses of technology in education (that you have done yourself, or have seen)? It's great to catch up with former students and discover what they are doing. That is exactly the purpose of this series of blog posts. This is number six in my series, asking former students on the B.Ed primary education degree programme what they are doing now.

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