In any given organization, the learning and training needs of each team and individual are unique to their goals and job functions. In 2014, there was a lot of focus on personalizing training content to the needs of the learners. But much like Amazon predicting shopping habits of buyers, is it possible to predict what type of learning needs to anticipate?
During the recent Learning Trends 2015 webinar, Predictive Personalization, I explored how organizations are using predictive analysis and other tools in marketing and sales to provide a personal experience and the potential applications for learning and performance. Read the rest of this entry »
Webinar Q&A | Learning Trends 2015 Series: Portability – Meeting the Training and Information Needs of a Mobile Workforce
Companies are faced with an ever-increasing remote workforce. Additionally, the pace of business is hastening every day and the volume of knowledge that individual performers need to master to serve your customers is exploding more than ever before. Mobile isn’t just about how to best utilize the latest smartphone; it’s about “portability” and end user performance. It’s more than merely pushing content from previously designed formats and providing just one more medium of communication to an already over-communicated workforce—it’s about changing how information and content are designed and used.
During the recent Learning Trends 2015 webinar, Portability: Meeting the Training and Information Needs of a Mobile Workforce, I explored three key takeaways. Read the rest of this entry »
In fall of 2013, disaster hit as an explosion injured 1,000 people and pushed a southern state’s hospital network to the brink with patients suffering shrapnel injuries, burns and amputated limbs. Fortunately for all involved, it was just an emergency response simulation and GP Strategies was there to help them test their disaster surge plans and preparedness.
Some industry watchers have said that 2014 was the “Year of the MOOC,” while others have declared that the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a passing fad. As we’ve kicked off the New Year, it is time to reflect on the influence this trend has had on learning over the past year and discuss where it might be headed in 2015.
During the recent GP Strategies™ Learning Trends 2015 series webinar, MOOCs Mania, I took a look ahead into 2015, exploring the top learning trends for MOOCs and providing insights to help make this year more successful, focusing on: Read the rest of this entry »