8 Tips for Getting Started with Digital Transformation in L&D

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Digital transformation has become one of the most urgent and critical business strategies for organizations big and small across all industries. But only 21% of North American and European businesses say that their digital transformation is “done.” Learning and development plays a critical role in supporting digital transformation across the organization. But what about the […]

What is LearnOps? And How Can it Benefit L&D?

LearnOps

In a recent study, ATD analyzed the most common barriers to faster production of training. The core focus of the study was to benchmark how long it takes to create different types of training, but the results also offered some insights into the current operational challenges faced by learning teams. The top three biggest barriers […]

What is a Learning Advisory Committee?

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Figuring out exactly what training is needed to drive organizational performance is a consistent and prevalent challenge for L&D. It often means relying on business partners to tell you what’s going on in their department and taking your training cues from their recommendations. But the reality of this can be floods of training requests for […]

5 Ways You’re Going Wrong with Leadership Training

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Retention of top talent is a common marker of high performing companies. However, an influx of new generations has arrived in the workforce. With them, they’ve brought different career priorities, employee engagement metrics, and training expectations. So, it’s become trickier than ever to hold onto the top talent that organizations work so hard to attract. […]

Effective Learning Objectives Can Engage Everyone

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Instructional designers want their courses to work. However, all the animations, videos, and gee-whiz visuals won’t work unless there are effective learning objectives. Sure, an engaging course might thrill learners at the moment, but if the course isn’t effective, then ROI disappears and your’e stuck at square one. How to write effective learning objectives? We’ve […]

How to Conduct the Perfect Training Project Kick-Off Meeting

Whether you’ve volunteered or went out of your way to sign up to do so, leading a training project kick-off meeting can be quite daunting. This could be for several reasons: It’s your first time leading a team. It’s your first time leading a large-sized team. The subject matter expert (SME) involved is “famous” within […]

The New L&D Gameplan: How to Safeguard Against Uncertainty in Uncertain Times

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During a panel discussion with Nick Howe, Chief Learning Officer at Area9 Lyceum, and Fernando Sanchez-Arias, Chief People Officer at CLICK Institute, we gathered valuable insight and actionable tips on how to navigate the future for L&D. Discussion points included what COVID-19 and all the disruption of the last few months means for L&D, why […]

L&D Capacity Planning Checklist: 5 Steps to Effective Resource Management

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When your L&D team is under pressure to deliver on a mounting pile of training requests, the knee jerk reaction is to look at hiring extra resources to pick up the load. But justifying those extra resources sometimes takes some convincing and some hard data to prove the need for a few extra pairs of […]

Meeting Training Demand: 5 Benefits of Capacity Planning for L&D

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Launching a training program or taking on new projects without proper capacity planning often results in missed deadlines, an overworked team, and less effective training solutions for your learners. And with increasing pressure on L&D to deliver performance-driving learning experiences, it’s crucial to understand the exact availability of your resources (from budget to individual skills) […]