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By JD Dillon | Articles exploring the latest ideas on workplace learning and performance ...

Learning in Performance Ecosystems, AITD 2017

Keynote to AITD 2017 exploring how we learn and thrive with performance ecosystems. With references to mammoths, robots, and exploring a new role title for Learning & Development professionals along the way.

The challenges of global L&D

Organisations are demanding more and more from their learning functions, but is L&D up to the job?<p>Over the years, I have been part of organisations …

Learning

Talking to Yourself (Out Loud) Can Help You Learn

When University of Illinois psychologist Brian Ross enrolled in a computer science course, it had been a long time since he’d even taken a class. With his beard and balding dome, he stood out. A decade older than his classmates, Ross was, to all the other students, <i>that guy.</i> He was nervous.<p>But he …

Harvard Business Review

#OnboardingSOS Part 2: Onboarding begins before Day 1

When was your first experience with your current employer? Was it your first day of work? Was it when you applied for the job? I’d guess that, for …

Management

Microlearning in China by Zhaoliang Qiu & Wei He

Relying on the pervasive smartphones, microlearning is playing an increasingly vital role in the corporate learning ecosystem. Corporate …

Learning

Bill Gates Is Wrong: The Solution to AI Taking Jobs Is Training, Not Taxes

Let’s take a breath: Robots and artificial intelligence systems are nowhere near displacing the human workforce. Nevertheless, no less a voice than …

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist

Are Americans getting dumber?<p>Our math skills are falling. Our reading skills are weakening. Our children have become less literate than children in …

Personalized and Adaptive learning explained by Biz Group, training UAE

Published: 10th April 2017<p>What are they and do you need both?<p>The terms personalized and adaptive are often using interchangeably in the learning …

How Curiosity Enhances Learning

When we talk about curiosity and learning, we tend to talk about it from an engagement perspective. If students remain interested in and curious …

Australian Universities

8 Skills For Learning And Development Professionals To Future Proof Your Career

Essential Skills For Learning And Development Professionals That Will Help You Future Proof Your Career<p>From the rise of AI, the gig economy, and …

Design Thinking

6 Ways The LMS Is Holding Back Your Business

How The LMS Is Holding Back Your Business<p>Consider how technology, business, and even employees have evolved. The LMS (Learning Management System) has …

Learning

My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2017)

TIME | Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

The mood in France, already in a state of heightened security in the run up to Sunday's presidential election, has intensified following an attack in …

James Comey

Chick-fil-A is beating every competitor by training workers to say 'please' and 'thank you'

The secret to Chick-fil-A's success is as simple as saying "please" and "thank you."<p>The chicken chain is statistically the most polite chain in the restaurant business, according to a QSR Magazine's annual drive-thru report released on Monday.<p>Employees at Chick-fil-A were the most likely of the 15 …

Restaurants

4 ways to demonstrate the business value of Axonify to the CEO - Axonify

Many business stakeholders don’t even know they have a Learning Management System (LMS), let alone understand the role it plays within their …

Why are organizations so bad at onboarding? (#onboardingSOS)

Onboarding is important! I don’t think it’s necessary to argue that point. If you need validation, check out this Forbes article. It comes down to …

5 reasons why you should attend #ATD2017

Reflecting on Learning Solutions 2017

Axonify was literally EVERYWHERE during the Learning Solutions 2017 Conference! Our team hosted 6 sessions, including a rousing game of The Family …

How does the role of the L&D department need to change?

<i>[This article is adapted from two posts published on my own blog]</i><p>A year ago I tweeted this question:<p>What would happen if there were no Training/L&D …

Management

Going Ninja & the Covert Art of Hiding 70:20:10

After surviving in the L&D profession for over thirty years, I continue to ponder what is it going to take to trip the training air bag? C’mon, man! …

MWL Newsletter No 6

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by – and with commentary from – Jane Hart for the week 19 – 26 March 2017<p>From around …

Learning and earning: Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change

Learning and earningEquipping people to stay ahead of technological change<p>It is easy to say that people need to keep learning throughout their …

Learning

The 2017 Learning Solutions Conference and Expo Backchannel #LSCon

This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2017 Learning Solutions Conference & Expo being held March 22-24 in Orlando.<i>I am a huge</i> …

Learning

In Real Life: Is Your Organization Ready for an L&D Evolution? by JD Dillon

Change! Revolution! Resistance! You hear words like these more and more nowadays in relation to a variety of topics, from politics to technology. …

Learning Experience Design: An Overview and 11 of the Best Resources

LXD is a rapidly emerging discipline in the domain of instructional design, and it is already redefining how learning should take place. Read more in …

The Persuasive Power of Analogy

An elderly man storms into his doctor’s office, steaming mad.<p>“Doc, my new 22-year-old wife is expecting a baby. You performed my vasectomy 30 years …

11 Best TEDTalks About Company Learning

These TED Talks are a great way to organize your learning and they happen to be some of my favorite ones on organizational development.

On this week's episode of the GoodPractice podcast, Training Journal Deputy Editor Jo Cook joins Ross and James to discuss the ways that learning and development professionals share ideas?

In the social media age, has print journalism had its day? And is it possible to host a good webinar?<p>On this week's episode of the GoodPractice …

Nuts and Bolts: Self-Directed Learning by Jane Bozarth

Not long ago, I was in a conversation with colleagues on the subject of self-directed learning. People had a lot to say, but I found it odd that the …