The Business of Learning


Unmasking the Hidden Costs of Curation for Learning

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An Explanation of the Curation Gap   Anyone else remember when a Curator was either a rather cultured and mysterious figure who worked at the cold sterile museums you were forced to visit as part of a school field trip or perhaps, more vividly, an unmasked villain at the end of a Scooby Doo cartoon? […]

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

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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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Aligning Business Success with Learning & Development – Part 1

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

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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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How Gamification in Learning Revolutionises the Workplace

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It’s often remarked that 50% of advertising spend is wasted – but because no one knows exactly which half, the money gets spent anyway. When it comes to spend on learning though, there are statistics that are far more sobering. Despite budgets continuing to grow (by 2019 the global corporate learning market is predicted to […]

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Unleashing Performance Analytics To Drive Learning & Business Outcomes

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Learning organizations at leading companies have recently shown that performance analytics is effective in focusing the efforts of learning and  development (L&D) to help drive overall business value. In this blog, we will look at their experiences and suggestions. Why is Analytics an Issue for Learning Orgs? Most people probably agree that learning and development […]

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