The State of AI Adoption - High Performers Show the Way

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past few years, the McKinsey Global Institute has been conducting a yearly survey to assess the state of AI adoption. Its 2017 survey of over 3,000 AI-aware executive found that outside the technology sector, AI adoption was at an early, often experimental stage. Overall, the 2018 survey found that while the business world had begun to adopt AI, few companies had in place the foundational building blocks that would help them to generate value from AI at scale.

The Current State of AI Adoption

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the past few years, the necessary ingredients have finally come together to propel AI beyond early adopters to a broader marketplace: powerful, inexpensive computer technologies; advanced algorithms; and huge amounts of data on almost any subject. Overall, the business world is beginning to adopt AI. Telecom, high-tech and financial services firms lead the way in AI adoption. AI is seemingly everywhere.

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How Not to Adopt an LCMS

Xyleme

Companies that adopt a new LCMS are challenging the status quo, reimagining the way content is typically authored, created and delivered. Here are some of the most common mistakes organizations make when adopting a new LCMS: Trying to shoe-horn existing process into a new system. One of the reasons organizations adopt an LCMS is to increase efficiency by streamlining processes, which often requires reimagining — and even removing — some of the existing processes.

How to Increase LMS Adoption for a Remote Workforce

TOPYX LMS

Investing in learning technology such as a learning management system (LMS) is a must for companies that want to properly deliver training to a remote workforce. LMS tips COVID-19 remote training

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

You have the enterprise social technology and you may have even developed training programs, in conjunction with supporting collaboration aligned with the workflow. These are the early adopters. [First.] Here’s the final word on social business from me: informal social relationships have always been linked to effective performance. [So.]

Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

Luckily, a communications expert named Everett Rogers looked deep and long at how human beings actually look at and choose to adopt something new and innovative. I love this because Rogers doesn’t look at what sells, but at what actually gets adopted and really, truly used. I’ve found his 5 Factors most useful not near the completion of a program of work, but from the very start to consider onboarding and adoption just as much as a part of the experience as everyday use.

You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

train has left the station. train is culturally, technologically and organizationally superior than yesterday’s industrial model. Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 Adoption Council within your own org. Adoption Council – invited by Susan Scrupski - but the internal version is equally important).

Social Training?

Clark Quinn

Sparked by the sight of a post about ‘social training’, I jokingly asked my ITA colleagues whether they could train me to be social. His point being that it’s not just org change, you need to adopt a new mindset about responsibility and work towards an effective culture. And, of course, they’ve posted about it. And it made me think a little bit more too.

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Clark Quinn

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Here's the question: We are currently moving toward web-based training for an external audience and have been experimenting with a modest product called Ready Talk. Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology.

What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Dan Pontefract

adoption? Silos are to be broken, the training department dismantled ( or reconfigured ), fiefdoms burned to the ground and then let the sharing begin. There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 Thus, helping us reverse the order where, now, 90% of the population are active creators versus 1%? Or, do Enterprise 2.0

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Tony Karrer

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." Here's the question: We are currently moving toward web-based training for an external audience and have been experimenting with a modest product called Ready Talk. Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology.

Workplace training

George Siemens

Training and development in the workplace is critical for building organizational capacity and adaptivity. India is provided as an example of a country, like Japan, that adopted the best employee development models from western countries and, as a result, dramatically improved the innovativeness (and thereby wealth) of their society The author of this article argues that American companies have largely reduced workplace education…and have done so at their own peril.

how not to adopt an lcms

Xyleme

Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.

What Employee Training Costs Your Business

TOPYX LMS

Most companies offer employees opportunities for training and development. According to Employee Training and Development: Reasons and Benefits , companies that train employees experience:¹. Better user adoption of new technologies. eLearning and Corporate Training Employee Training Employee OnboardingThis not only helps a company by upskilling its workforce, but also helps workers grow and become more competent.

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Training departments will shrink

Harold Jarche

Tweet The Epic social learning debate for Summer 2011 states: “This house believes that as social learning grows, so the requirement for traditional training departments shrinks.&#. Training on a massive scale was a requirement for preparing citizen soldiers for war and initial methods were tested during the second world war (1939-45). The course trained tank crewmen to act as a tank commander, driver, gunner, or loader of the Army’s main battle tank.

The future of travel: vertical train stations to help the growth of high-speed trains

Ross Dawson

One of the topics we discussed was a proposed concept of a Hyper-Speed Vertical Train Hub , an interesting idea which allows high speed trains to shift to a vertical configuration as they arrive at a station. Instead of long carriages the train consists of smaller pods that can stay in upright position as the train shifts to be aligned with the walls of a building, where the passengers can alight.

Military Training and Simulation

Harold Jarche

I’m attending the training and simulation conference, hosted by the Atlantic Aerospace & Defence Industry Alliance in Halifax this week and spent the day getting caught up on what is happening in the Canadian Armed Forces, an organization I left in 1998. I learned about the current Army training review that is fundamentally changing the existing training system. I was told that military personnel can get burnt out when employed as instructors at training units.

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Beth Kanter

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with methods for facilitating innovation for nonprofits. It isn’t a matter of facilitation techniques, but process design. The field of innovation practitioners, whether in corporate labs or working in social good sector, comes with lots of tool kits that offer different ways to help groups think of new ideas and prioritize them. … Read More Creativity Facilitation Innovation Training Design

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

It’s time to help the C-Suite – aside from Peter Aceto and other learning savvy and employee engagement focused C-Suite leaders – to appreciate and understand that organizations don’t do training anymore. Sure, for the purists and traditionalists in the learning space who are hell-bent to ensure the ‘sage on the stage’ continues, I’m certain they will scoff at the very mention of trying to erase the term training from Oxford’s illustrious dictionary.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. Training Industry estimates the 2012 figures for the training market at $131billion in the USA and $160billion for the rest of the world – a global total of $291billion. And it’s not only efficiencies in the training process itself that we need to look for.

Support Digital Transformation by Training Employees with a Learning Platform

TOPYX LMS

Seventy-seven percent of companies describe their relationship with technology and digital transformation as average or above average, whereas the other 23 percent are slow adopters, according to Technology Insights for Business Leaders. Online Learning Blended Learning Employee Training Employee Onboarding

ATD 2019: Oprah, Seth Godin & “Causing a Ruckus” in Training & Development

Xyleme

ATD 2019 is officially in the books, and attendees walked away from this year’s event with a wealth of actionable tips as well as big picture ideas about the future of Training and Development. Xyleme’s own Senior Solutions Consultant, Mike Buoy, presented “Simple Strategies You Can Adopt Right Now to Support Personalized Learning” to a full house. Click here to download the “Simple Strategies You Can Adopt Right Now to Support Personalized Learning” PowerPoint as a PDF.

Reactions to the non-training approach to workplace learning

Jane Hart

Following my recent post on the case for a non-training approach (NTA) to workplace learning and the launch of my NTA website, I’ve received quite a bit feedback and read a number of blog posts and comments about it. So I thought I would plot all these reactions on the learning technology adoption curve that my Internet Time Alliance (ITA) colleague, Harold Jarche and I produced last year (which is… Read the rest.

Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)

Xyleme

In a recent blog post by Bersin & Associates, Josh Bersin provides a great description of how Agile applies to training: “Agile is also built on the understanding that people learn in small chunks – so while it may in fact take a year or two to build a highly complex website, no person needs to try to understand the entire engineering program in advance. […] Daily work becomes a part of a bigger project in a continuous, dynamic process.”. training organizations).

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

Anyone who has even the most rudimentary understanding of chess knows that to adopt a strategy based on determinism is to often invite failure. The ‘Best Practice’ Conundrum However, it seems that the majority of training and development approaches and processes are based on deterministic models. “ If we’re to learn from others we should be looking at good practice and novel practices that we can adopt and adapt and massage to work in our own specific context.

Ongoing Digital Citizenry Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This will make subsequent ongoing training easier throughout the learner’s life. ICTs have opened up a wide range of training possibilities which are nonetheless not entirely new. Today, technology allows us to apply constructive approaches which learning centres have been trying to introduce in training institutions for decades. Responses to comments on my recent online talk , in preparation for my keynote in Caracas in a couple weeks. Commenter voices are in italics.

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

Any kind of training that requires significant upfront effort is going to come under increasing fire. Warning that on Blogs and Podcasts, the numbers are so low that any adoption looks bigger than it really is. Corporate Training Methods But what about in corporate training? Here's the graphs for corporate (non-Government, non-Education) training methods: Surprisingly little difference between Corporate and Overall in terms of the training method trends.

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Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

The enterprise content management software market currently exceeds $4B, so it’s quite clear that the vast majority of organizations place strong emphasis on their ECM strategy – a strategy that the training organization unfortunately typically takes no part in. If there is any question as to why the training department has become increasingly marginalized and the CLO role quickly diminishing, this should provide some good insight. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth Kanter

Don’t let the discomfort of the learning curve for new technology tools get in the way of adopting social media or mobile tools as a personal and organizational leadership tool for your organization. Ask them what the challenges were to adoption and now that they’ve had have some time to make it a habit, whether or not there were any benefits and more importantly what their social media routine is.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Training is not the same as learning 6. Corporate Training Is Broken 7. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Managers feel training has scant impact 8. Training is out of sync with the times 11. Corporate training is broken. The world around corporate training has changed. Traditional training is broken and needs to get back in step with the times. Training.

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Group-centric work and training

Harold Jarche

Individual Training. In the military there is a whole system that governs individual training, in our case it was CFITES. Much time and effort goes into training a soldier and in peacetime there’s not much other than training to do anyway. If in doubt – train. Military Instructional Systems Design (ISD) has greatly informed and inspired civilian training. Collective Training.

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The Future of the Training Department

Harold Jarche

The latter 20th Century was the golden era of the training department. Before the 20th Century, training per se did not exist outside the special needs of the church and the military. Now the training department may be at the end of its life cycle. Join us for a brief look back at the pre-training world and some thoughts about what may lay ahead. A little training went on, but there still weren’t any trainers. NCR delivered the first sales training.

Webinar Design / Training

Clark Quinn

In the post - Webinar Software - Adoption Advice - one of the comments I made was: If you've done webinars, you know that they are different to design and deliver successfully than other kinds of presentations and training. Now that you have made this interesting observation, I need to get trained.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Conventions like ASCII, programming languages, Internet protocol, and encryption were developed for corporate mainframe computers and only later adopted for personal computers. So how do you find the right social platform to enhance your corporate training program? Third post in a series.

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. I'm just wondering who "polices" the rule if a company adopts it. or, what if the boss is an asshole but understands enough about human nature - is enough of a narcissist - to adopt the rule so he looks good but then applies it selectively?

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. By tools, I believe Andrew implies both software and process are potential barriers to adoption, and as such, we should be patient with Enterprise 2.0 to successfully roll out across an organization, perhaps we should link the org structure to the technology adoption life-cycle developed by Joe Bohlen, George Beal and Everett Rogers at Iowa State College. According to the technology adoption life-cycle, that’s up to 13.5%

U.S. Land Use Changes Favor Trains

Nine Shift

Ostroff wrote a story on land use changes that support the coming dominance of trains. He writes: "The federal government’s coming transportation legislation will favor cities and states that adopt zoning policies aimed at reducing traffic congestion -- a philosophical shift that will bring about the most significant land use changes since the creation of the interstate highway system.

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Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth Kanter

And, NTEN is the first stop for nonprofits to go for this type of field level of research and coverage. For those of us who also focused on training, instruction, and professional learning for nonprofits, the New Media Consortium , has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale for the past ten years. If you design and deliver training for professional development, what technologies are impacting your practice?

Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth Kanter

The project includes face-to-face training , webinar , as well as one-on-one coaching provided by the expert team at SpitFire. We started with key results and worked backwards to technical assistance goals: Kids get health care coverage Policies are adopted More attention from policymakers. It is very important because this is when the energy level is at its lowest point in a training. Training Design

Webinar Design / Training

Tony Karrer

In the post - Webinar Software - Adoption Advice - one of the comments I made was: If you've done webinars, you know that they are different to design and deliver successfully than other kinds of presentations and training. Now that you have made this interesting observation, I need to get trained.

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What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth Kanter

One thing I realized is that training social workers receive as part of their education is also very relevant for change makers inside of nonprofits, consultants, and trainers. The model also talks about “ relapses ” and I see this a lot, especially with smaller organizations when they have a staff change or other priorities, the networked strategies they’ve adopted might get dropped. Training Design

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Cross is angry about the way business is trapped by traditional forms of training and learning.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.