Editor’s Note: Congratulations to all the winners and shortlisted teams in this year’s Training Journal Awards – all the winners are listed here.
Editor’s note: This case study explores how Nestle’s marketing team has been tackling diversity. There are some interesting points here including advocating for diversity both internally and externally through supporting equality legislation.
Editor’s note: The author of this article argues that to create inclusive workplaces employers need to shift the focus of their diversity and and inclusion efforts.
Editor’s note: This article brings to life the idea of evidence-based practice. Donald Clark has pulled together a wide range of research and compiled a set of insights that will help L&D teams produce more effective videos for learning.
Editor’s note: Arvind Narayanan, associate professor of computer science at Princeton University, takes a look at some of the bigger claims made for artificial intelligence and whether they stand up. There are some work related ones here.
Editor’s note: There are some good insights here which relate to people development. Could this piece be the catalyst to talk to talent and recruitment teams about how L&D can help attract and retain the people they need?
Editor’s note: Congratulations to all the winners, runners-up and shortlisted teams and individuals at the Learning Technologies Awards 2019. They are all listed here. This is a useful resource for seeing which technologies are being used for what purpose, organisations who are doing interesting things and new technologies to look out for.
Editor’s note: Learning supplier Kineo surveyed 6,500 employees and 1,300 employers to understand to what extent employers are investing in learning and to understand how learning, and the value of learning, is perceived in the workplace.
Editor’s note: In her 12 years in L&D at charity Shelter, Katharine Nice has helped grow L&D and transform its work and impact. This case study shares her story as she progressed to become head of L&D. There are great tips here on how to make L&D a partner to the business.
Editor’s note: Fosway Group, in partnership with Bridge, has produced some interesting research on employee development, looking at what it means for employees and employers. For employees, development is important for job satisfaction first and foremost. And on the job training is the preferred way to receive it. Employee development is an important factor when considering a new role. There’s lots of good stuff in here . . .
Editor’s note: Clarity, confidence and connection are the key to onboarding success, according a meta-analysis of research on the topic. This article provides advice on how to create an evidence-backed onboarding process. This site is great for research-backed learning methods.
Editor’s note: The voice as a computer interface will make computing ambient – there but not embodied. This piece looks at how conversational computing interfaces are developing. The voice interface could be a huge disruptor to learning technologies. What do you think?
Editor’s note: Here are eight research-backed approaches to improving diversity and inclusion in your organisation.
Editor’s note: What are the many contradictions of living with autism? Comedian Hannah Gadsby reveals all.