Today’s business environment has put many workforce learning and development (L&D) initiatives on-hold. According to a recent McKinsey report, businesses around the world are postponing or cancelling in-person training programs in response to COVID-19, workplace learning is emerging as one of the earliest and hardest-hit business initiatives. 1 Based on their observations in early March, roughly...Read more
Initiatives We Should All Start Implementing Now Regardless of our current circumstances, learning departments are still responsible for ensuring the workforce is prepared for the new skills economy. An economy where knowledge is available in the palms of our hands but where critical skills are rapidly evolving to include: Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence Analysts,...Read more
New year, new trends for L&D professionals? Not necessarily. Many of the lessons learned - and areas of focus of the past few years - deserve to be built on this year. L&D leaders who aim to further develop a high performance learning culture will continue to pull on some key levers that have proven...Read more
How to Use Your Existing Toolbox to Take Control of Learning and Development During and After COVID-19
This is Part 1 of a 2-part series We keep hearing about the “new normal.” But the truth is that the new normal is just normal now. As we’ve settled into our work-from-home routines and our socially distanced workplace relationships, learning and development (L&D) is catching up. Fortunately, while much of life in 2020 has...Read more
Convert Your Training Content from Flash to HTML5 – and Improve Your Program Offerings in the Process.
By the end of 2020, Adobe will no longer support Flash. As a result, organizations have been converting Flash content to HTML5. Instead of approaching this project as an arduous task, however, look at it as an opportunity to improve your training offerings. Many organizations have immense libraries of online courses and other content. It...Read more