It's Time for a New Kind of Enterprise Learning & Development
The traditional LMS is broken. It fails to take advantage of the potential of modern technology and today's understanding of learning. Its methods and delivery are robotic and shallow compared with what's possible.
7 Trends Revolutionizing Enterprise Learning Now
The world of enterprise learning is being transformed by the same social, cultural, and economic changes that are affecting every other part of business, from the five-generation workforce to a better understanding of employee engagement and motivation.
Learning and Development in the 5-generation Workforce
For the first time in history, we have five generations in the workforce. To deal with this new reality, HR must be flexible. L&D leaders need to shift how they think about delivery, to provide multiple options to reach each generation and manage L&D considering how multiple generations learn. Many companies are struggling with it.
7 Questions for Finding the Right Partner in the New World of Enterprise Learning and Development
The right learning management system can deliver meaningful talent development, give your organization greater ability to pivot, and help drive digital transformation. But it's easy to get distracted by all the bells and whistles that today's solutions dangle in front of you.
Turning Your L&D From a Line Item Into a Strategic Business Unit
Around the 2008 recession, corporate training budgets declined roughly $2B. The North American economy is generally strong right now, but experts -- like Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates and others -- see a potential recession in 2020. (China's economy is already belt-tightening.)
Four Industries That Really Need a Modern LMS
Robots are coming to take our jobs, the economy is headed toward a recession, and unemployment is at historical lows. How do you prepare your workforce for a future like this?
Brainier LMS Review by LMS.org
The minds behind Brainier listened to the needs of users and developed a system that caters to almost everyone. Create branded login pages with logos and more. The system supports multi-tenant access so users can establish separate areas for customers, employees, or partners. Build custom groups, incorporate social learning, and keep users motivated with gamification. Brainier brings new levels of innovation and flexibility to the LMS table...Full Brainier Review »
3 Ways to Turn Your Learning Line Item Into a Business Strategy
Learning and development is a lot like advertising; both are often the first department to be scaled back or eliminated during budget cuts. It's a risky move, considering that Henry Ford once said, "A man who stops advertising to save money is like a man who stops a clock to save time." So, too, is learning critical to business success.
4 Practical Pieces of Advice for Selecting an LMS in a Changing Environment
Even if you're a seasoned L&D professional, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the choices when considering buying or replacing an LMS (learning management system). After all, the LMS market is among the fastest-growing - and least well-defined - segments in human capital management software.
Teach Your Missing Employees: Learning And The Remote Workforce
The modern workforce isn't fixed. It's fluid, full of flexible work opportunities and remote employees. People don't have to sit at their desks from 9 to 5 anymore. A majority of employees prefer to work wherever, whenever. And learning has to adapt.
Learning and Development: Why Your Focus Should Be on Knowledge
The traditional LMS was good at delivering training and solving for challenges like skills and compliance requirements (e.g., sanitation and safety). But there are huge differences among training, learning and knowledge that can more dramatically benefit employees and their companies.
Interview with Jerry Cox: President of Brainier
My guest interview this month is with Jerry Cox, he is the President of Brainier and we met in September at their annual user conference. I was so impressed with his presence throughout the event and the growth of the company under his leadership, I thought he would be a great person to interview.
Digital Transformation Through Learning
Digital transformation has been a hot topic in recent years, and for good reason. More and more, companies are adapting to the ever-changing world. New technologies like the Internet of Things, big data architecture, wearables and more are changing markets and industries, making digital transformation a necessity.