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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to find purpose, power, and perspective. It was a time of change: Glam rock was taking the charts by storm the worlds first major computer virus, the infamous Morris (later Internet worm) had reared its head and what was then the Soviet Union had begun its restructuring and the start of its eventual collapse.
Blockchain is the underpinning technology of cryptocurrency. Simply defined, blockchain is a record-keeping technology, and the talent management team is responsible for updating, maintaining, securing, and sharing a bounty of employee information.
The Future of Work: Technology, Predictions, and Preparing the Workforce examines how technology advances and transformations in the workplace are expected to change organizations in the next five yearsand how talent development leaders can prepare their organizations for these changes. The report examines how leaders are preparing their workforce for the future of work and identifies practices associated with future-readiness.
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.
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.
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.