On July 27 2021, CTDO Next members co-designed the structure and process of their first hybrid meeting, CTDO Next at ATD 2021.
On June 29 2021, Sae Schatz, Director of the ADL Initiative, discussed how the Department of Defense is building a future learning ecosystem to transform talent development with personalized and point-of-need education and training.
On April 23, 2019, CTDO Next members learned about the LEADx tool Amanda, a virtual coach that combines behavioral science, AI, and expert content to democratize access to coaching resources in organizations.
On March 25 2021, Lou Tedrick, VP of Global Learning and Development at Verizon, and Derek Belch, CEO of immersive learning solution provider Strivr, shared how the use of virtual reality has helped to drive Verizons learning strategy.
During the February 2019 virtual meeting, CTDO Next members discussed the role and responsibility of talent development in an organizations adoption of technology.
In the past few years, ATD has explored the role of learning management systems, e-learning authoring and delivery platforms, social learning tools, and virtual classroom platforms in separate research studies. A learning technology ecosystem was defined as the tools and platforms an organization uses to create, deliver, manage, and analyze its learning content.
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.
Help employees achieve digital fluency by understanding their working styles related to tech. Digital fluency is not about understanding how to use technologyit is all about understanding the latest digital tools what value they add to the way individuals work and interpreting, creating, and strategically using digital information.
On June 15, 2020, during a CTDO Next working session, members consulted one of their own about how to create a framework to maximize virtual learning.
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.
Video for Learning: Engaging, Reaching, and Influencing examines organizations use of video in talent development programs, comparing the practices of high performing organizations to other organizations. It explores how organizations use videos in their learning programs, how they make videos accessible to learners, how they develop videos, and whether they incorporate animation and interactivity into their learning videos.
Corporate universities and in-person training are taking the backseat to digital learning options. According to Corporate University Xchange, the value proposition of the corporate university rests both in what it helps a company avoid (prevent a gap) and in what it addresses due to subpar performance (fill a gap), as well as in building on that which currently is in place (building on strength).
As companies integrate more digital technologies, theyre also expanding the ways employees learn. According to data from McKinsey, even before the pandemic, 92 percent of companies thought their business models would need to change to respond to digitization.
Effective technology decision making must be a top priority for TD executives. Along with commonly used HR information systems, human capital management systems, and learning management systems, there are many areas where innovation is enhancing HR and talent developments value to the enterprise.
Or, were so certain that a learning technology is needed that we take the If we build it, they will come approach. In those scenarios, while we may implement the learning technology, that effort can be hit or miss in terms of the long-term value to the business and our learners.
Track short sims to better understand your learners. Those that use short simsquick, engaging, learning to do online learning contentget better metrics than those that use traditional content alone or full games.
Know the challenges before you blindly conduct virtual and augmented reality training programs. Many times, when these and other technologies emerge as popular terms, we, as talent development professionals, are quick to react, whether out of excitement of something new or out of fear of being left behind.
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 should champion fairness, transparency, and accountability in AIs use. AI is helping us to personalize and enhance everything in our lives, from the clothing we buy to the tools we use to learn.