Editor’s notes: David Goddin’s review of Training Journal’s L&D2020 event on “The new L&D skill set – building relationships with the business”. Raises some interesting questions about the future mindset required for L&D professionals.
Editor’s note: With Instagram overtaking Twitter on mobile devices we know the importance of images. And we also know the importance of images in learning content, and in our own avatars, etc, which is why this research is worth a look.
Editor’s note: #chat2lrn is a Twitter chat for learning and OD professionals that takes place every other week on a Thursday. Yesterday’s chat was on e-learning, and very interesting it was too. Prior to each chat the organisers share some links as a kind of pre-reading (they also share the tweet analysis after the chat) and yesterday’s included some useful links on elearning.
If you read some of the reviews from the recent Learning Live conference you would…
Editor’s note: This is for CIPD members only but worth flagging up as this piece of research has been carried out by organisational learning expert Professor Eugene Sadler-Smith of Surrey University. The research looks at what practitioners do now – steady state – and what they need to be looking at for the future – ready state.
Editor’s note: Zenler and Articulate pretty much cleaned up in this year’s Elearning awards. Worth a look to see which vendors are winning the plaudits in the US.
Editor’s note: Research shows that sentence structure is sequential not fundamentally hierarchical as has been the assumption for many years. Interesting implications for natural language processing for computers.
Editor’s note: In recent years organisers of the World of Learning conference and exhibition have produced a supplement in association with the Guardian newspaper. Here is this year’s publication – in digital edition format. Topics covered include: mobile, change management and learning, future trends and learning across generations.
Editor’s note: An interview with Saba’s founder and CEO Bobby Yazdani on the evolution of the learning management system and how it needs to adapt to the changing business environment.
Editor’s note: A smallish sample size but this survey into filesharing at enterprise and government organisations in Australia and New Zealand conducted by IDM and Australia’s Institute for Information Management lifts the lid on knowledge and data management and concerns in shifting towards a cloud-based approach.
Editor’s note: Clark Quinn argues that a shift in behaviour will come when instructional design encompasses all the elements beyond content that create a memorable and transformational experience.
Editor’s note: This quote sums up this analysis: ‘Underneath social media is a culture change and a mind change. And in order to have a culture and a mind change you have to be willing to do things differently and think differently and solve problems differently.’
Editor’s note: If one thing seems constant it is change. A good list from Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter.
Editor’s note: It has been a CIPD member resource foir a couple of years but now its HR Profession Map is open to all. A useful tool wherever you are in supporting people development in the organisation.