Editor’s note: The planning fallacy means we are over optimistic about what we can achieve and how long tasks can take. There are things we can do to over come this but it seems humans tend to keep on repeating past mistakes.
Editor’s note: A range of conference speakers at the Learning Technologies Conference 2019 provide a preview of their sessions. These give a flavour of what’s in store . . .
Editor’s note: This is a good set of examples of augmented reality in action. It includes examples of staff in the airline industry, healthcare and the military.
Editor’s note: The BBC Academy has produced a simple guide to podcasting, looking at what a podcast is, how to make one, how to develop an audience and more. The way the content is presented is simple and visual – a good format for learning content?
Editor’s note: The vox pop is a great tool for surfacing what people think, as explained in the following quote. Why don’t we use it as a part of learning from each other in organisations? “But there is so much to learn from listening to people, giving them the chance to offer a view, however incisive or ill informed we might think those opinions are. Vox pops are not scientific tests of public opinion but they often tell us something important about what is bubbling away below the surface.”
A year ago, Deloitte’s inaugural survey assessing private and public sector readiness for the Fourth…
Editor’s note: This annual report into trust is well with your time. Interestingly, employers enjoy a good amount of trust and are seen by many as a trustworthy source of information about contentious issues in society. Some eye-opening insights into what people want to see from CEOs.
Putting a fresh coat of paint on something can transform the look of it. But…
In the second part of his conversation with H&HN senior editor Matthew Weinstock, surgeon, writer…
Editor’s note: Microsoft has produced a set of free courses to develop skills in the Microsoft suite of software.
Editor’s note: This is a useful list of team communication tools that are similar to Slack. The devil is in the detail as some of the tools offer unique bits of functionality.
Editor’s note: The Debunker Club is ‘a community of people working to eradicate learning myths and share proven evidence-based insights’. It provides a set of resources which are useful for helping to challenge learning myths and ineffective practices.
Editor’s note: Here’s a list of what to avoid in order to nurture a learning culture. Much of it is to do with modelling the right behaviours.
Editor’s note: Are L&Ders as guilty as marketers in that they spend too much time on emergent tools at the expense of established ones? Ahead of Learning Technologies 2019, this is an important message. Buyers beware!
Editor’s note: This is a useful video for thinking about how to create a vision for organisational learning. Produced by the CIPD’s learning content team, it provides 12 elements of a future-focused approach to learning.