JD Dillon

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Exclusive: The Caavo streaming box is built on a gamechanging machine vision for TV

Something huge is happening here<p>The Caavo TV box was announced yesterday in an live demo with <i>The Verge</i>’s own Lauren Goode and Walt Mossberg at Code Media — it’s not <i>exactly</i> a streaming box, but rather a universal control system for every other streaming box you might have. You can plug in an Apple …

Apple TV

5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read

Even though we live in a digital world I still love reading paper books. This post has been floating around with me for a while and the idea for it …

Why Employees Aren't Watching Your Videos

It's time to leave behind these 6 boring, outdated practices<p>Your team worked hard on the latest video featuring a senior leader who talks about why a new initiative is so important. But when you post the video on your intranet site, you're disappointed by the low number of employees who view the …

Leadership

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.)<p>All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due …

Culture

How to Create Realistic Mockup Designs in 3 Steps | JUST™ Creative

Mockup Your Designs The Smart Way<p>Posted on 08<br>'17 Feb Posted on February 8, 2017 <br>Archived under Deals JUST™ Leave a comment<p>Not too often do I …

Graphics

12 Incredibly Useful Blogs for Learning Cool Stuff

It is no secret that I’m a huge proponent of learning. I make time every day to learn something new and am always on the lookout for useful takeaways …

Learning

10 journals every e-learning professional should read

I was delighted when Matt Guyan blogged 5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read in response to my 5 papers every learning professional …

Education

The Future of Store Associate Training: Why retailers need a better approach

There are big changes happening in retail, and that was especially obvious at the NRF Retail Big Show we attended recently in New York City. As one …

eCommerce

Curated Insights: Seeking a Practical Definition of MicroLearning

Microlearning seems to have taken the lead from virtual reality and big data in the “2017 L&D Most Popular Buzzword” competition. The term is popping …

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Despite what you've been told, you aren't 'left-brained' or 'right-brained'

The brain is more complex than corporate team-building exercises suggest, but the myth is unlikely to die anytime soon<p>From self-help and business success books to job applications and smartphone apps, the theory that the different halves of the human brain govern different skills and personality …

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The future of work: changes in the workplace

The future of work will definitely include artificial intelligence (AI) in some shape or form. But what will our actual workplace look like?<p>AI has …

The Workplace

The Art of Giving and Receiving Advice

Seeking and giving advice are central to effective leadership and decision making. Yet managers seldom view them as practical skills they can learn and improve. Receiving guidance is often seen as the passive consumption of wisdom. And advising is typically treated as a matter of “good …

Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption

Best PracticesLearning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption<p>Traditional learning technology systems like the LMS are being pushed aside in favor of …

Learning

Twitter is replacing the Moments tab with a new Explore tab instead

Twitter wants to make it easier for you to find stuff on Twitter.<p>Twitter wants to make it easier for you to find great content on its app. To do this, Twitter is consolidating a number of its search and discovery features into a new tab on its mobile toolbar.<p>The company announced Thursday that it’s …

Social Media

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Richard Feynman

Amazon just launched a new training program to help employees in danger of being fired

Amazon is rolling out a new training program this week aimed at helping underperforming employees placed on the company's infamous performance improvement plan, according to an internal email obtained by Business Insider.<p>The new program, called "Pivot," pairs the underperforming employee with a …

Amazon

Forget AI. The real revolution could be IA

This past Spring, AlphaGo — an artificial intelligence (AI) machine — beat the human world champion in a five-game match of Go, an ancient Chinese …

Computer Science

Snapchat’s big redesign, featuring universal search and more, just hit iOS

Snapchat’s major redesign, which introduces a universal search bar to the top of the app, among other features, has today hit iOS. The refreshed user interface was first announced earlier this month, but was only available to Android users at the time with a promise that it would reach iPhone users …

Snapchat

Vimeo now lets video creators collaborate and review in real-time

Vimeo is quickly drifting away from being merely a site to share video content, to a place where artists and videographers can actually build a creative vision. Underscoring this point, Vimeo today launched all-new video review tools, available to its Vimeo Pro and Vimeo Business members.<p>These …

Twitter

In Real Life: Don't Leave Your L&D Team Behind by JD Dillon

“Change is the only constant in life.” Heraclitus really knew what he was talking about when he threw down this quote sometime around 500 BC, and …

That Anti-Millennial Rant Is BS

By now, there's a good chance you've seen this viral video about "millennials in the workplace," which has over four million views. Even if you …

Millennials

Facebook is trialing three methods to combat fake news in Germany

The country has been battered by fake news in the run up to the Germany federal elections this year. The three methods entail allowing users to report a story as fake, a "disputed" banner being added to stories identified as fake, and disrupting ad payments to sites that pedal fake news on …

157 Tips on Improving eLearning Design : Publications Library

Publications Library<p>157 Tips on Improving eLearning Design<p>January 12, 2017<p>Today’s instructional designers have the daunting task of designing an …