How do you, as a learning professional, prepare for what you dont know is coming? How do you judge what is important and what is just a fad?In Shock of the New: The Challenge and Promise of Emerging Technology, Chad Udell and Gary Woodill create a new framework for anticipating emerging learning technologies, outlining six key perspectives you should consider with any new technology.
Originally a manufacturer of lighting products, GE now spans many sectors, including aviation, healthcare, and power.GEs leadership institute, GE Crotonville, develops employees in leadership, strategy, and innovation through numerous in-person instructor-led courses, team-building activities, and one-on-one coaching sessions. In 2015, to meet this challenge of scale and to bring learning to employees more quickly and on a continual basis, GEs digital learning team developed the platform BrilliantYOU, with the vision to offer engaging, personal, and socially...
Technology providers constantly update their products. Asurion offers mobile protection, extended warranties, and other technical support and services to their clients.Asurion aims to help people get the most out of their connected lives.
With no formal training program in place for new technologists, Ultimate Softwares employee learning team needed to find a way to quickly onboard new technologists and give them the knowledge needed to be productive in their role. In 2014, Ultimate Softwares employee learning team set out to create individual learning paths for new technologists.
How do you keep a workforce engaged and educated in a business that offers more than 40,000 in-store items, and hundreds of thousands more online? Home Depot: Home Improvement Meets Performance Improvement features interviews, photos, and details about talent development solutions Home Depot has initiated, such as a just-in-time performance support that associates can access from mobile devices while assisting customers.
Welcome to the age of immediacy. In Learning in the Age of Immediacy: 5 Factors for How We Connect, Communicate, and Get Work Done, learning strategist Brandon Carson argues that these five edge technologies are here to stay.
FM Global, one of the largest international property insurance companies, has become a top organization in its field with more than 5,000 employees worldwide.FM Global is unique among insurers because it relies on engineering data to help its clients prevent loss. Once a year, FM Global offers its engineers a three-day, instructor-led course on identifying wind exposure.
These apps can help senior leaders maintain focus in an always-on world. But you can use the very technology that seems to zap your focus and interrupt your workflow to improve your focus and increase your productivity.
The new learning content landscape comprises a multitude of content and delivery options that talent development functions must learn to navigate. For a time, the landscape for learning seemed to have reached a steady state: Traditional instructor-led training remained the go-to option for priority programs, alongside classic coaching and mentoring initiatives for one-on-one (personal) development.
MOOCs: Expanding the Scope of Organizational Learning is an ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) research report designed to explore the currentand anticipateduse of MOOCs in the business world. ATD and i4cps survey of learning professionals found that 22 percent are currently using MOOCs in learning and development efforts.