Tag Archives: Learning

2017 Can Still Be a Milestone Year for Women—Quality Digital Learning Is Key

My 11-year-old daughter came property numerous weeks ago with a homework project: “Pick your favourite explorer.” Her instructor had offered her a list of alternatives to choose from—a laundry list of men. Not a single was a woman explorer. Mind you, this is 2017 Ireland—we had just had a big ceremony celebrating LGBT rights. And right here my daughter was ...

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Organizations Find Great Value in Extended Enterprise Learning

Learning—traditionally a cost center—is increasing in value through extended enterprise learning, Brandon Hall Group’s 2017 Extended Enterprise Learning Study reveals. Learning for non-employees and remote and distributed employees now accounts for more than half of learning, the research shows, and 40 percent of organizations are charging for this content, with almost one-third of organizations recouping more than half of their ...

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Centralizing Learning and Collaboration: A Key to Increased Employee Engagement

Welcome to the age of choice. Today’s business leaders are inundated with options that are sure to make their organizations run in the most efficient ways possible. But how do you cut through the clutter to choose the right content, apps, or products for your business? How do you know which tools or solutions—once fully implemented—will resonate most with your ...

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Personalized Learning: The Key to Retention, Engagement, and Mastery

Advancements in educational technology have paved the way for personalized learning. Personalized learning is a diverse variety of educational programs, instructional approaches, and learning experiences that are tailored directly to the learning needs of individual students. Personalized learning is about providing the right resource at the right time for each student to enable him or her to engage and solve ...

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Why Video Learning Isn’t Always Best

Every learner has unique career aspirations, skills, and learning preferences. It, therefore, stands to reason that many organizations seeking to give their employees the best possible training also are looking to incorporate the latest and greatest learning tools on the market, especially when it comes to developing their next crop of managers. Unfortunately, newer doesn’t necessarily mean better. Case in ...

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Is Fulfillment Part of Your Learning Equation?

Less than one-third of employees are fully engaged, according to the Metrus Institute, and Gallup reported that 49 percent are fully disengaged. A five-year study by my team at the Metrus Institute also tells us that 80 percent of people are not feeling totally fulfilled in their lives. Further, much of the feeling of being unfulfilled is rooted in work—non-compelling ...

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The 4 Ways People Respond to Learning Opportunities

Dale Carnegie surveyed 500 business leaders from 12 countries about where their organizations are focusing their innovation efforts. Among the top six areas of focus across all respondents was innovation related to the organization’s “culture of learning.” In many ways, this doesn’t come as a surprise. Given the rapid pace of global change, organizations need to innovate how they develop ...

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2017 ONLINE LEARNING CONFERENCE

Minneapolis, MN (November 18, 2014)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, today announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. Training Magazine

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Optimize Workforce Performance with Blended Learning

As a former CIO, and as someone who has been in data technologies my entire profession, I have come to appreciate the importance of obtaining the proper people, with the proper skills and knowledge, in the right jobs. Particularly, when it comes to the development of systems or implementation of significant applications, it is imperative to have a skilled and ...

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5 Trends That Could Disrupt the Learning Industry

The globe about us is altering so fast that we understand today is completely different from yesterday. It is not an exaggeration. I stick to news feeds from TNW (thenextweb.com) regularly—the quantum of disruptive technology becoming launched is mind-boggling. The understanding industry has been like a great kid sitting in the “B” stand of the large stadium, watching the action on the ...

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