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The Challenges of Delivering Learning in Volatile Times

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Did you know that company life spans are shrinking? I came across a study[1] the other day showing that large corporations have a one-in-three chance of going out of business in the next five years. Why are so many companies not making it into middle, let alone, old age? There are all sorts of reasons, [...]
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Micro-learning Creates Relevant & Effective Learning Experiences

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Micro-Learning It is exciting to see the learning industry’s interest in developing and delivering learning content in smaller units. As units of learning are designed at a more granular level, we can deliver content that is more relevant to the learner, which leverages the learner’s context. As an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD), my goal is […]

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Social Learning: Current Trends and Future Challenges?

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No discussion on learning innovation could possibly leave out social learning. This form of learning is fast becoming mainstream as interactions at work increasingly replicate those in our social lives. “Social collaboration is one of the most natural and effective ways people have used to share and apply knowledge, so it is common sense that […]

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Do mobile devices really improve learning outcomes?

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Our response?  Continuous learning support demands mobile access. Today’s work environment is more fluid and changeable, where easy access and flexibility are highly valued. People demand their choice of device and to be in control of when and where learning takes place. Many organisations are already taking advantage of this, however careful consideration must be […]

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What impact can Gamification have on Organisational Learning?

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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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Delivering Effective Blended Learning In a Corporate Environment

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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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