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 . . .
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 […]
Editor’s note: There’s some interesting reading coming out of Davos this week. This piece describes the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ and its attendant opportunities and challenges. To quote: ‘We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. We do not yet know just how it will unfold, but one thing is clear: the response to it must be integrated and comprehensive, involving all stakeholders of the global polity, from the public and private sectors to academia and civil society.’
Analyst Josh Bersin has published a report on the top HR #technology disruptors for 2016. It is a must read for L&D because it shows a fundamental shift in the relationship between employees and the business. How? Through apps and services that are designed for employees. Take a look at the list that first appeared […]
Editor’s note: John Seely Nbrown says that unlearning is an important part of learning. I like this line ‘While focusing on learning is fine, another real challenge is unlearning. We know that in this age of exponential change, global influences and zigzag careers, the ability to unlearn in order to learn anew, and re-frame in order to see differently is paramount.’