The enterprise technologies to watch in 2017

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.

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

Editor’s note: This is worth 11 minutes of your time. This video looks at automation througout the ages, which provides good context for the current age of automation.

A New World of Corporate Learning Arrives: And It Looks Like TV

Editor’s note: Learning technology analyst Josh Bersin looks at how learning management systems are attempting to morph into learning experience platforms.

2017 Internet Trends — Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

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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.

How AI Is Transforming the Workplace

Editor’s note: Some examples of AI tech being used in the workplace. There is more than a faint whiff of big brother about how some of these technologies are being used.

Survey and infographic: L&D Trends on Twitter in 2016

Editor’s note: JollyDeck has analysed hot L&D topics identified by Donald Taylor’s research to see if the trends stack up against what L&D professionals talk about on Twitter. The digested results: L&D loves tech.

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

Editor’s note: For all the benefits of AI there remain some big questions around how the technology makes the decisions it makes. This concept of ‘explainability’ is becoming a big issue.

Disruption Debate with Nigel Paine: Controlling your journey

Editor’s note: Nigel Paine shares his thoughts on getting the best out of learning technologies and why organisations need to help colleagues learn how to learn.

The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned

Editor’s note: Some interesting and challenging insights here from L&D analyst Josh Bersin. Most of the disruptions are powered by technology. And most of the new skills for L&D are just that – new.

11 tech trends you can bet your customer experience budgets on

Editor’s note: If you think that employee experience should reflect your customer experience then you you may be interested in these trends. What if learning adopted some of these trends?

2017 Global Human Capital Trends

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Editor’s note: Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report is a big piece of research and it throws light on trends that are affecting organisations, from organisational design to HR and L&D. It is well worth a read.

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 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.