For years, blended learning has been implemented across organizations of all sizes. Typically, blended learning is defined as some sort of combination of live, instructor-led training (ILT); web- or computer-based training (WBT or CBT); and distance, or virtual instructor-led training (VILT).
A recent study published by EY looked at the perceived strengths and weaknesses of Gen Y/Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers, the research opens up the discussion on managing a multi-generational workforce and the emergence of Gen Y/Millennials as managers. The study included more than 1,200 US, cross-company professionals with evenly split responses from managers and non-managers in three select generations: Gen Y/Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers. Read the rest of this entry »
What’s 70:20:10? It’s a relatively new learning model addressing how adults best adopt and learn things. Based largely on research carried out since the 1960s and later quantified by representatives from the Centre for Creative Leadership in 1996, it means: • 70% of learning comes from direct experience and working out the “tougher jobs” • 20% comes from coaches, bosses or coworkers • 10% comes through reading and structured coursework. Read the rest of this entry »
February 12, 2014 by Johnathan Lightfoot, Principal SharePoint Architect
Posted in Technology
Looking down the road, the year 2014 will be a year in which the questions and frustrations that business users experience will begin to be answered. With smartphones and tablets extending from the personal space and becoming nearly ubiquitous in the business space, technology will scramble to keep up. As a result, new technology trends will emerge.