When it’s just so obvious no training is needed, it hurts to watch.

New article in the MWL Magazine by Charles Jennings … Training is a certain and unquestioned component of every business strategy and plan, particularly when faced with the rollout of new systems and processes. Rolling out a new Finance or Business Suite, or a new CRM system? Training is required, …

Modernising training – a first step towards Modern Workplace Learning

My 10-year survey of learning tools shows how many individuals are now using the Web to take charge of their own self-improvement – from addressing their performance problems to organising and managing their own professional development. Whilst many organisations are not yet ready for their L&D teams to move away from …

A Blueprint for Supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 3 (A 5-Step Plan to Move Forward)

This new model requires a completely new organisational mindset about what workplace learning is all about and the role of L&D (and others within it).  In other words workplace learning … is NOT all about L&D designing/delivering/managing learning interventions FOR employees to learn from it IS more about enabling and supporting …

A Blueprint for supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 2 Overview

At the heart of this model is a self-reliant, modern employee who addresses their own learning and performance problems, organizes and manages their own professional goals, continuously learns and keeps up to date, builds their own (personally-selected) learning toolkit and maintains their own digital portfolio. The manager’s role is to enable and support his/her people (individually …

A Blueprint for Supporting Modern Professional Learning: Part 1 Rationale

This is the first of a 3-part series looking at how to support Modern Professional Learners. In Part I look at why the current L&D (training/knowledge transfer) model is no longer appropriate and why a new model (or blueprint)  is necessary.

Modernising Training & E-Learning (Online Workshop)

Next public workshop runs: 8 May – 2 June 2017 There will always be a need for organisational training, but this just needs more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce. This 4-week online workshop will help you to consider a number off ways to organise modern content and learning …

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine “In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its necessary future direction. In May 2010 I posted a diagram I had created that showed what I considered to be the 5 stages of …

Voting for the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 is now open

The 11th Annual Learning Tools survey is taking place in 2017, and Jane Hart will once again be compiling an overall Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 as well as 3 sub-lists:

What is the role of the LMS in the modern workplace?

The 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report says that “new tools are leaving behind the traditional LMS”. What part will a LMS play in your organisational learning strategy in the next few years? Please take my Twitter (straw) poll, as I am writing a new article on the role …