First Pants, Then Shoes: The Secret to Effective Learning Design

The Business of Learning
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Growing up, I was a big fan of the Gary Larsen comic strip, “The Far Side.”  Besides being funny and irreverent, it also had the ability to convey common sense (and occasionally even wisdom), in a lighthearted manner.  One of my favorite panels was a depiction of a man sitting up in bed in the […]

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First Pants, Then Shoes: The Secret to Effective Learning Design

The Business of Learning
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Growing up, I was a big fan of the Gary Larsen comic strip, “The Far Side.”  Besides being funny and irreverent, it also had the ability to convey common sense (and occasionally even wisdom), in a lighthearted manner.  One of my favorite panels was a depiction of a man sitting up in bed in the […]

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What impact can Gamification have on Organisational Learning?

Workforce Development
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Our recent Raytheon Learning Symposiums in London & Frankfurt provided many best practices and take-aways from organisations such as SAP. The topic of gamification in learning, and why L&D practitioners should not hesitate to include it as part of their learning blend, was a compelling one. Part 1 Don’t be scared of ‘Gamification’ In her […]

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Aligning Business Success with Learning & Development – Part 1

The Business of Learning
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How can organisations link learning innovation with the ever-present need to align with business success? This was the topic of discussion at the 2016 edition of the Raytheon Symposium, organised by Raytheon Professional Services in partnership with CorporateLeaders, in London and Frankfurt. With assembled delegates keen to hear what tips and practices they should adopt […]

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Delivering Effective Blended Learning In a Corporate Environment

Workforce Development
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In an ever changing business environment, how does a Learning & Development function ensure it delivers what the business wants today – while developing employees for tomorrow? This is not a new dilemma for learning leaders within organisations, but is becoming ever more challenging due to the plethora of available solutions and the rapid changes […]

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IMPACT OF SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Workforce Development
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Thanks to the rise of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and WhatsApp, we are all becoming more ‘social’ than ever before – messaging, sharing, discussing and collaborating across online social networks in ever increasing numbers. Today, the average Briton spends 2 hours and 51 minutes online per day1 and they’re the equivalent of 29% of the […]

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Unleashing Performance Analytics to Drive Learning & Business Outcomes, Part 2: Turning Data into Information

The Business of Learning
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In a previous blog, we discussed how learning organizations at leading companies have recently used performance analytics to focus the efforts of learning and development organizations to help drive overall business value. Now, we would like to show you the steps and techniques needed to perform these analytics; turning the seemingly endless torrent of data into […]

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