Editor’s note: Research shows that providing a counter-argument, rather than saying information is wrong, is the more effective way to get people to change their minds. Application potential in learning?
Editor’s note: Some great examples here of how learning is being disrupted by chat bots in mixed reality. Amazing stuff and it is happening now.
This data is US-focused but if the UK is similar then organisations need to look at a future, older working population that is also more generationally diverse. These trends will have important implications for learning and talent development.
The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 (11th Annual Survey) has been compiled by Jane…
In the new report, “The 2017 State of Digital Transformation,” we surveyed more than 500…
Editor’s note: Will the ability to create and share videos in LinkedIn just add to the showboating noise of the platform? Or will it see the creation and sharing of genuinely useful content? Time will tell . . .
Editor’s note: How design thinking was used to rethink compliance training in an Australian bank. Great tips and insights here.
Editor’s note: Interesting piece debunking the notion that we have very short attention spans (due to the rise of technology). This piece explores attention as well as debunks myths around it.
Editor’s note: How good is algorithmic, personalised learning really? It might be stopping us from reading more widely . . .
Editor’s note: Columbia Journalism School’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism has produced a timeline of developments at major platforms such as Google, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and so on. It goes back to 2000. This is a good resource for keeping tabs on how what these major platforms are developing.
Editor’s note: Repeat something enough times and we tend to think it is right. Why? Because of ‘cognitive ease’. Great video on truth or what we create as truth.
Editor’s note: VR is transforming lesson time for children in the US. Could this be the future of classroom-based training in the workplace? Clearly there will be some use cases for technical skills.
Editor’s note: Researchers at INSEAD have modelled the impact of formal structures on how networks evolve in organisations. It would seem that some form of organisational structure is necessary for networks to evolve and flourish.
Editor’s note: Thanks to Stephen Downes, I am sharing this again. The reason – a fantastic infographic. Scroll down to the Cognitive Bias Codex. And yes, it can be bought as a poster.
Editor’s note: Have you heard of all these technologies? Reading this will make you sympathise with your IT team and especially your head of IT. Maybe the challenges of new technology are everyone’s challenges and should be the catalyst for L&D and IT to work more closely together.