Editor’s note: Research from the Content Marketing Institute shows that marketers are increasingly using interactive content as a part of their marketing effort. Should L&D be creating this type of content to engage employees in ideas and resources?
Editor’s note: There are some good free and paid-for tools in this list that will help you get started with content curation.
Editor’s note: L&D practitioner Andrew Jacobs shares his favourite podcasts – some good business-related ones here – and how to access them on your phone.
Editor’s note: In this article, Charles Jennings suggests system and process training should be consigned to the bin. Instead, L&D should focus on the performance problem that needs to be fixed.
Editor’s note: Really interesting piece looking at the importance of project management and project work for all knowledge workers.
Editor’s note: Mary Meeker produces an annual state of the internet report and this year’s has just been published. Well worth a read.
Editor’s note: This is a compelling argument – that technological innovation is designing out human interaction. Agree?
Editor’s note: Sky’s L&D team adopted an agile approach (as in the technical development approach) to L&D. This is what happened . . .
Editor’s note: Research from global consultancy Mercer shows that organisations would like to be agile but their people processes are hindering them from being what the research calls “change agile”.
Editor’s note: A great set of resources on curation curated by David Kelly. The list includes tools and tips for getting started.
Editor’s note: Could these tools be useful for delivering and/or making money from your content? And as more and more people use these platforms to learn, what can this trend teach L&D?
Editor’s note: So what are the implications for learning and developing people if they will be staying at work until they are 70?
Editor’s note: Anthropologist Grant McCracken looks at the importance of culture in the creative process. There’s an interesting point here for L&D. How does L&D draw from the organisational culture and contribute to it?
Editor’s note: Nearly 1,500 educators and technologists provide their views on the future of work. This is a large piece of research that provides many useful and interesting insights.
Editor’s note: This is a cartoon about the backfire effect, which is interesting in terms of understanding why we believe what we believe. The format is worth thinking about too – a powerful message presented in a wonderful, graphic (comic) style.