The Business of Learning


The Learning Shift: Moving from a push to pull model

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We all remember sitting at that familiar desk at school or university; probably set in neat and organized rows. Learning was not chaotic. Our job was to listen, take notes, ponder the content, and ask questions. Class was properly scheduled and the content was the same for all of us. Overall, it seemed to work [...]
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In search of personalized learning: A path to improved performance

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Companies used to take a standardized approach to training. They would run the same courses year in year out, regardless of changing business objectives and individual employees’ specific development needs. Today’s fast changing business environment has made companies think more carefully about the training they offer employees. Study after study shows that employee development is [...]
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It’s A New Year. Time to Rethink Your Learning Strategies

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The world of learning, driven by technology, has changed a lot in past year. New technologies are flooding learning conferences. The new buzzwords are micro-learning, content curation tools, learning record stores (LRS), xAPI, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual and Augmented Reality. This new technology hype raises the eye-brows of learning officers and capital investors. New start-ups are [...]
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Adapting and Aligning Learning Strategy to Avert a Crisis

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Learning Crisis Successful leaders use their experience and best practices to develop competitive business strategies for profitable growth. Why then, do over 90% of organizations miss the direct connection between business performance and learning effectiveness? In a recent Bersin study[i], a major finding was.., “L&D functions in most organizations are in crisis. L&D leaders feel [...]
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Training rollouts in a time of extraordinary change

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Click here for more information Change is nothing new – all organizations must deal with it. But it’s the increasing speed of change that is adding an extra element of urgency to the business environment.  According to data from KPMG, 65% of CEOs argue that the next three years will be more critical for their [...]
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Why curriculum analysis and design is key to successful content curation

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Perhaps it’s an unusual analogy, but when I think of learning leaders’ attitude toward content curation,  I can't help but think about what my mother would tell me when I wanted to move on to dessert. "Eat your vegetables or you don't get any dessert", comes to mind. In today’s learning organizations, it’s sometimes easier [...]
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