Editor’s note: Historically, L&D teams have focused heavily on content and the creation of resources and programmes to meet a business – or learning – need. But what of context? Without understanding an employee’s context it is very hard for content to do its job. Here are some tips on understanding context.
Editor’s note: This article looks at the impact of context on learning. Useful points around the generalisation of training – can one piece of training developed for one business unit work across the entire business?
Editor’s note: With the exponential rise in the use of sensors and the data they will bring along with personalised technology, context will become more important than ever. Marc Andreessen, founder of Netscape talks to Rober Scoble about the possibilities.
Editor’s note: ‘Your most creative insights are almost always the result of taking an idea that works in one domain and applying it to another. Every “new” idea you have, personally, is based on some combination of previous concepts in your own mind, even if you combined these concepts subconsciously.’ A look at the importance of context in creativity and innovation.