Do You Have This Important Role In Your Digital HR Organization?

Do You Have This Important Role In Your Digital HR Organization?

All companies have a very important and vast social network which are the Employees who work for the company. They are typically activated to varying degrees of success by social networking platforms such as Yammer, Slack, Facebook for Work, LinkedIn, Igloo, Jive, and many others. The HR Departments need to view themselves as the custodians, mobilizers, [...]

How to Win With Your Digital Learning Strategy

How to Win With Your Digital Learning Strategy

Are you looking to use digital technologies as a differentiation within your corporate learning functions? Are you creating the next generation corporate university powered by digital? If yes, then please read on. The framework below is based on multiple years of digging heels hard and grinding away to building a digitally-enabled learning function. Digital Learning [...]

Digitally Innovative Organizations are good at these 5 things

Digitally Innovative Organizations are good at these 5 things

“We are a technology company that also does “xyz”” ~ It is the statement and mantra that you hear many CEOs say these days along with a focused strategy and approach to grow their business via digital means. Digital has truly disrupted every business and is having small, medium, and large companies literally scramble to [...]

Advancing Contextual Learning

Advancing Contextual Learning

https://youtu.be/IieTncw9LVk   Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon, and many of the successful enterprises do three things well - contextualize a vast amount of content, focus on building a loyal consumer habit, and then use the rich data to engage and enable consumers at an individual level. They shape consumer habits. There is a lot for L&D [...]

5Is to an Immersive Consumer-Centric Product/Service Development

5Is to an Immersive Consumer-Centric Product/Service Development

The story goes that in 2008 –  Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp (now founders of Uber) were stepping out of the LeWeb conference in Paris. They were both unable to find a cab at the late hour and walked their way back to the hotel. An idea sparked through – could they create a button that [...]

How to Create a Social Learning Community

How to Create a Social Learning Community

Building a cohort or community to enable learners to learn from each other has been a long discussed topic in the education/learning industry. We have called it social learning, peer-to-peer learning, and few others along the way. Typically, most of us have probably built communities around a class/event. The purpose & life span of these [...]

Is your learning organization an emerging POD?

Is your learning organization an emerging POD?

I actually started writing this post a while back but realized my thinking wasn’t distilled down. The primary reason was a conflict – learning or education is increasing becoming similar to retail conceptually – multiple channels, learner/customer experience, and learner/customer outcomes. The ancient usage of Bricks & Clicks, Bricks, Clicks or Flips, or any other [...]

Instructional Designers – Your job just got disrupted

Instructional Designers – Your job just got disrupted

Disruption is happening almost everywhere. A new wave of technology is taking over our lives and in many ways turning it upside down. Corporate L&D is no different. When I first started my career writing instructor-led materials (ILT), the benchmark of my goodness at work was driven by simplicity and getting to that impeccable English [...]

Building your corporate Digital Education Experiences

Building your corporate Digital Education Experiences

eLearning, computer-based training (CBT), web-based training (WBT), technology-enabled learning (TBL), virtual learning environment (VLE), computer managed instructions (CMI), and many such acronyms attribute to learning or education delivered by a technology medium. As social, mobile, computers, badging, games, apps, augmented reality, wearable computing, and many such concepts continue to take center stage, Digital is an [...]