Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning
NOVEMBER 14, 2015
I think I have now pinned down the main reason why some people could not understand the points I was making in my post, The L&D world is splitting in two. Social learning
100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)
JULY 17, 2016
Wikipedia). Suggestions welcome for additions to the list. Please leave in the comments below. BBC iWonder : @BBCiWonder Stories to make you think.
Empowering Employee-Led Learning
AUGUST 8, 2016
And recently there have been a number of other studies that have concurred with my findings! Why is ELL necessary? So what does it mean to support ELL?
Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
started by paying a tribute to Jay Cross, who many of you know died in early November. Social learning
Modern Professional Learning (MPL) meets Modern Workplace Learning (MWL)
AUGUST 14, 2016
large part of it happens, of course, outside of their organisation – primarily on the Web. This is Employee-Led Learning (ELL). Social learning
Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability […]. Social learning
1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools
JUNE 5, 2016
Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so here. What are your favourite tools for learning? Please share your own.
Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015
OCTOBER 17, 2015
What does L&D “transformation” really mean?
MARCH 6, 2016
There are now many people in the industry talking of the need for transformation and change in L&D (me included!). The HBR article concludes.
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
Why chatbots? First a bit of background: two things have happened recently that are considered to be big turning points. alerts, reminders, etc).
3 – L&D roles to support learning at work
MARCH 24, 2016
From this diagram, three broad roles become apparent to support the multitude of activities that were described in my second post. Facilitating roles.
2016: Rethinking Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
JANUARY 10, 2016
The other day I was asked in an interview why many in L&D did not participate in much CPD, and how that could be changed. Social learning
How do YOU learn at work?
MARCH 16, 2016
One of the early tasks that the learning professionals in my L&D Challenge undertake is to consider how they themselves learn at work.
Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. Social learning
The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur
AUGUST 24, 2016
I recently read a powerful blog post by Helen Blunden called Learning & Development need to get their groove back. Social learning
The 2 views of workplace learning: L&D and Employee
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
It is now very clear that in many organisations L&D and employees view workplace learning very differently. Social learning
Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
I’ve just read an interesting post on Stephen Gill’s blog about how PwC Canada is striving for a Learning Culture. Social learning
The Inaugural Jay Cross Memorial Award goes to ….
JULY 5, 2016
Reposted from the Internet Time Alliance website. They share their work in public and often challenge conventional wisdom. It’s wider than that.
10 Trends for Workplace Learning (from the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015)
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Yesterday, 1 October I ran a webinar for the L&S Group. Social learning
Radically rethinking the role of L&D
AUGUST 1, 2016
In July 2016 I read a number of blog posts and articles that argued the case for a radical rethink of the role of L&D in today’s workplace. Here are just three. The first one, It’s the Company’s Job to Help Employees Learn written by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Mara Swan (HBR 18 July) made a number of significant points. Here
The Evolution of Workplace Learning in a SlideShare Timeline
JUNE 12, 2016
Embedded below is the SlideShelf of the slidesets I have shared – 78 presentations that go back 8 years. Social learning
The 6 Ps of Modern Workplace Learning
APRIL 21, 2015
I have shared, in a number of places, a diagram of Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) , which I believes visualise all the main ways we learn at work.
The difference between social learning and social collaboration
MARCH 18, 2015
deliberately chose not to label it social learning. So So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms?
5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited Again)
MARCH 30, 2015
In this post I take a look at how workplace learning has been changing over the last 5 years. Social learning
An Overview of Modern Workplace Learning
MARCH 14, 2015
This is the overview of the Modern Workplace Learning resource book that I am working on. The Table of Contents is here. Up to now […].
The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge
AUGUST 21, 2016
Challenge Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky. The agenda for the 12 week challenge is is as follows. Introduction to MWL. Drip-feed training.
Who wants change? Who wants to change?
OCTOBER 26, 2015
I shared this image on Twitter yesterday, and it was very popular, so I thought I’d add it here too. Social learning
Everyday Workplace Learning: A quick primer
OCTOBER 13, 2015
It’s about continuously acquiring small pieces of information or skills (often unconsciously) that over time build up into a large body […].
15 Bloggers choose their Top 10 Tools for Learning
AUGUST 27, 2015
Voting is continuing in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 survey. Social learning
2016: Rethinking workplace learning
JANUARY 2, 2016
Workplace training is often euphemistically referred to as workplace learning, so there has been an assumption for a long time now that they are one and the same thing. But whilst workplace training is about telling people what they need to learn, how they need to learn it, when they need to learn it, and making sure they […]. Social learnin
It’s AFTER training, when the real learning happens
JUNE 13, 2015
Training events – whether face-to-face or online are primarily focused on knowledge transfer or skill development. Social learning
10 ways to use an Enterprise Social Network for Social Learning
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Today, I’m at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference and I’m going to be talking about how to use an ESN (Enterprise Social Network) for Social Learning Many organisations now have an ESN – and although they might not be using it as effectively as they could, you don’t actually need another social learning system but […].
How many hours do you spend learning a week?
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Provided this doesn’t just mean taking online courses I very much agree. Here’s a mini-poll. Social learning
Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015
OCTOBER 17, 2015
Following the release of the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 (compiled from the votes of over 2,000 learning professionals worldwide), I have been working on this year’s Guidebook, and have now created a Best of Breed Tools for Learning 2015 list, where I classify the Top 1000 tools in 30 different categories. # is the position of […].
Learners are learning differently; are you changing the way you train and support them?
MARCH 26, 2015
This figure includes just over half (53%) who say it has improved their ability to learn new things “a lot” and 34% who say it […].
The L&D world is splitting in two
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
It is now very clear to me, that the world of L&D is splitting in two. There are those who think that the old ways of training are still valid and sufficient for today’s workforce, and there are those who realise that the world and the workplace has moved on and a new approach to […]. Social learning
The Future of Work and Learning 1: The Professional Ecosystem
MAY 8, 2016
“Each of us is the center of the universe. So is everyone else.” e e cummings. In my previous post I looked at the individual’s perspective of workplace learning and included a graphic showing how individuals learn at and for work in 10 main ways. do their job. solve performance problems. communicate and collaborate with others. Furthermore.
The Modern Workplace Learning Landscape: more than telling people what to learn
OCTOBER 26, 2014
I was recently asked to summarise my thoughts on the evolving modern workplace learning landscape and L&D’s role in it. Social learning
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 is ready
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. have now compiled the Top […]. Social learning