What’s Next for Learning & Technology – Resources Shared at #eLGuild

Editor’s note: David Kelly shares resources from On February 15, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on future trends in learning from the eLearning Guild’s Future of Learning Summit.

The L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2017

885 people participated from 60 countries, casting a total of 2,364 votes for their choices of up to three of the 15 available options. The single question they were asked was:       Curated from donaldhtaylor.co.uk Donald Taylor’s L&D sentiment #research shows what L&D professionals consider to be the big #trends for the year ahead.

Cleaning House and Taking Stock: Past, Current, and Future Trends in L+D ~ curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our curated tweets from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on past, current and future #trends. [View the story “Cleaning House and Taking Stock: Past, Current, and Future Trends in L+D” on Storify]

2016 Internet Trends Report

Editor’s note: A great piece of research that shows the growth of the internet, technology trends and much more. Well worth a read.

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Editor’s note: Interesting piece from Jane Hart on chatbots and how they could be used as a learning technology.

What would happen if there were no L&D department?

Editor’s note: This question, posed by Jane hart, prompted much Twitter discussion and became the topic of an #ldinsight conversation. Here Jane Hart pulls out highlights from the responses.

The Industries That Are Being Disrupted the Most by Digital

Editor’s note: Not many surprises here in terms of what sectors are experiencing the most disruption. The article has a useful take on how companies can respond in the face of this disruption.

Will the End of Moore’s Law Halt Computing’s Exponential Rise?

Editor’s note: Moore’s Law has been mentioned a lot at learning conferences. But has it had its day? This article looks at some limitations to our technology (processors) that might suggest Moore’s Law is coming to an end.

Human Capital Trends 2016

Editor’s note: Latest research from Deloitte says that organisational design (and redesigning how organisations work) is the number one human capital priority for the year ahead.

Learning Futures: with Lynda Gratton

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Editor’s note: Lynda Gratton, professor of management practice at London Business school, outlines essential skills for HR and how organisations can close their skills gaps.

The Classroom of the Future

Editor’s note: This article is inspired by the #ldinsight discussion on the role of the classroom in L&D. It explores how school classrooms are, or will be, changing.

Equipping yourself for the digitally-transformed future

At the end of his keynote speech to the Learning Technologies Conference 2016, futurist Ben Hammersley was asked what L&D professionals could do to be prepared for the #technology-disrupted future of learning. This was his answer . . .

What does it mean to be human in the age of technology?

Editor’s note: Really interesting reflections posed – and questions asked – about what out future relationships with machines for our own humanity. In some senses the workplace is really going to feel this keenly as more jobs are automated.

Nigel Paine on making sense of learning in 2016


Read research into business and L&D #trends and it is plain to see that change is all around learning professionals, which is why we are asking industry insiders to make sense of change and frame it in terms of learning. We start with author, speaker and former chief learning officer Nigel Paine. What are the […]

Wipro’s Chief Learning Officer On The Future Of Learning And Career Development

Editor’s note: In this podcast, Abhijit Bhaduri, the Chief Learning Officer of Wipro, looks at changes in how employees learn, shifting to learning being driven by the learner, and new skills for L&D – think curation, curiosity and influence.