The Modern Learning Ecosystem outlines a practical approach for navigating nonstop workplace change. Inspired by decades of operations and talent development experience with the world’s most dynamic companies, learning and enablement expert JD Dillon challenges the traditional L&D mindset with a tried-and-true framework that makes right-fit support a meaningful part of the everyday workflow. This book provides step-by-step instructions for architecting a disruption-ready learning ecosystem that will help employees solve today’s biggest problems while building the...
Make DEI Training Foundational in Your Organization When done well, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training creates space for courageous conversations that acknowledge hard truths around systemic inequities and explores topics that touch on peoples vulnerabilities in all facets of their lives. Expert facilitator Maria Morukian provides the guidance you need to develop the knowledge and skills required for DEI training.
Virtual Classrooms: Leveraging Technology for Impact highlights how organizations design, develop, deliver, and support virtual classroom training. Based on a survey of talent development professionals, the report provides data-driven insights for helping talent development leaders optimize their approach for driving learning transfer before, during, and after virtual classroom training.
Simulations and Scenarios: Realistic, Effective, and Engaging Learning Success examines how organizations use simulations and scenario-based learning in their talent development programs. TD professionals can use the information in this report to benchmark their organizations practices against those of their peers, guiding how they incorporate technology-based simulations, nontechnology-based simulations, and scenario-based learning into their work.The report also provides insights from subject matter experts.
For talent development, this is no different.The fields of artificial intelligence and talent development have been on a collision course for decades, and their convergence has already occurred. On the horizon, AI-powered innovations are transforming the workplace and the role of the talent development professional, affecting recruiting to training to compensation.
Your Groundbreaking Framework for Measurement and Reporting Most people find measurement, analytics, and reporting dauntingand LD professionals are no different. Measurement Demystified: Creating Your LD Measurement, Analytics, and Reporting Strategy is a much-needed and welcomed resource that breaks new ground with a framework to simplify the discussion of measurement, analytics, and reporting as it relates to LD and talent development practitioners.
E-Learning: The Evolving Landscape examines organizations use of e-learning, comparing the practices of high-performing organizations and other organizations. It covers factors that influence organizations use of e-learning and barriers to using it effectively.
Why is that and what can be done to change this thinking?For years, managers convinced executives that soft skills could not be measured and that the value of these programs should be taken on faith. Executives no longer buy that argument but demand the same financial impact and accountability from these functions as they do from all other areas of the organization.In Proving the Value of Soft Skills, measurement and evaluation experts Patti Phillips, Jack Phillips, and Rebecca Ray contend that efforts can and should be made to demonstrate the effect of soft...
Taking shortcuts will lead to unproductive and likely costly outcomes.
Evolving Technology for Human PerformanceATDs 2020 Trends in Learning Technology collects insights about the latest emerging tech and trends that are transforming the talent development profession from top experts. No matter your role in talent development or the makeup of your organization, it is critical to regularly review new technologies and trends and evaluate if and how they fit into your organization.
Talent development executives have sought for years to deliver content that is relevant, accessible, business-aligned, and personalized for every learner. Aided by its cognitive computing engine, Watson, IBM has introduced a cloud-based learning portal it describes as a digital learning ecosystem that opens a new era in talent development.
For your sales enablement practice, you want to improve your sales productivity (your sales forces ability to generate profitable revenue) . Achieving this goal first requires a strong foundation of the concepts of sales enablement and sales effectiveness.
If youve been directing your organizations talent development effort during the last few years, you might think youre on a journey without a map. There are few published resources to guide you in a challenge that many experts promise will only become more urgent, and necessary, in the coming years.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington (Catholic Charities D.C. ) operates 58 programs in 36 locations throughout Washington, D.C. , and Maryland. To create more opportunities to better support workforce training capacity, Catholic Charities D.C. created a mini-conference with adult education workshops and networking opportunities.
In Upskilling and Reskilling: Turning Disruption and Change Into New Capabilitiesthe latest research report by the Association for Talent Development (ATD)results show that just over a third of organizations provide both upskilling and reskilling. The report defines upskilling as training designed to augment existing skills with new or significantly enhanced knowledge or skills to enable individuals to continue and succeed in the same profession or field of work.
Build a foundation of knowledge management to handle lost knowledge with employee departures.
Take an insiders look at UPS Integrad, an innovative training initiative created by the companys learning organization to develop aspiring operators of its ubiquitous delivery trucks. UPS Integrad is at the heart of an intensive campaign within UPS to recruit, train, and retain qualified individuals as drivers of its package cars, and to provide a framework for career advancement within the company.
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is one of the largest private medical centers in Louisiana. The private, nonprofit, 800-bed hospital in Baton Rouge serves approximately 45,000 inpatients and 350,000 outpatients annually.The hospital has used external sourcing to fill many of its senior-level leadership positions, as this approach can bring in leaders from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.
Training is a success if the trainees achieve the expected levels of performance. It generates a positive return on investment when the value of the performance gains exceeds the cost of achieving them. Training is a failure when the performance goals are not met, regardless of how much employees liked the training or think they learned. Newly acquired knowledge and skills must be applied to the work of the individual and firm for training to have value.