4 Exciting Recruiting Trends In 2018 [Infographic]

Jane Hart

In terms of recruiting trends, 2017 was the year of AI and automation technologies , unconscious bias and workplace diversity, and candidate experience in recruiting. Here are my top 4 recruiting trends for 2018 summarized in an infographic.

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The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Foundation index, measures the fast moving advances in technology performance and adoption, as well as the shifts of global public policy that are reducing the barriers to entry and movement. Long-term trends help to tell a story,” says the report. “In

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights

Beth Kanter

Recent burnout research and trends reveal that work environments are becoming more overwhelming and complex. A version of this blog post was also published on Global Giving Nonprofit Trends ). Photo by Norbert Reimer.

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3 Tips for Helping Your Employees Adopt a New LMS


Companies are not particularly satisfied with their systems, and a significant number of organizations are looking to switch platforms,” stated LMS Trends 2015.¹. Eighty-five percent of companies use a learning management system, but not all these organizations are happy with their LMS.

Timeframes for the future of work: trends and uncertainties in this decade and beyond

Ross Dawson

In the next couple of years it will shift its headquarters into a new building and adopt Activity Based Working across the organization. The simple answer is that the framework highlights long-term trends. Future of business Future of work Social trends Uncategorized

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Trend Question: Social Media Fatigue?

Nancy White

Matt had a great idea to share some of the trends I’m seeing elsewhere in the world and then asking people what they are seeing in Australia. Tags: social media Trends

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Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

He recently provided me some information about what learning delivery methods were being used and particularly if they were trending up or down. It's a bit complicated, but it effectively judges the trend - not necessarily the amount. So here's the graph showing all of the trending information. Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 ), I took a bit of heat, but looking at the trends - Games down! I'm glad I didn't predict those trends at the beginning of the year.

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3 Trends that Rewrote the Rules of Loyalty Marketing in 2017 (Part 3)

Mind Hacks

Part 1: Liquid Currency covered the adoption of pay-with-points solutions and Part 2: Loyalty Program Fraud covered the increasing awareness of program hacking risks. ).

Troubling Trends in Organizational Networks

Jay Cross

All of these — and perhaps other factors — could explain the lack of adoption. Business Intelligence, CLO magazine, December 2008. For all the talk about networks and knowledge sharing, it appears many organizations aren’t practicing it. How is your enterprise approaching these concepts? In the middle of 2008, a notice appeared on the Informal Learning blog (informl.com) requesting participation in a survey of informal and Web 2.0 learning practices. A total of 235 responded.

Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Beth Kanter

The workshop topics included trends in digital media consumption, social media, engagement on mobile devices and a variety of community foundation projects funded by the Knight Community Information Challenge. Digital Trends.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Applying "Lean" Thinking to Healthcare Solutions | Main | Outsourcing and Collaboration » January 01, 2007 A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond As the New Year begins, it is traditional to review key events from the last year and make predictions for the coming one. So, let me start the year by commenting on a key trend that I believe will similarly take off in 2007 and become more widely accepted in the marketplace as the year progresses.

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4 Major Advances in the eLearning Industry in 2018


Online learning content and tools are becoming increasingly effective and sophisticated, and companies are adopting eLearning in droves. eLearning LMS LMS Trends LMS IndustryThe eLearning industry is booming.

Trend setters may only be visible in rear view mirror

Mind Hacks

I've just found this excellent Fast Company article from last year challenging the idea that there is a 'tipping point' in fashions or trends driven by small numbers of highly connected people who have a disproportionate influence over which new products or ideas become popular. One study has suggested that the role of key highly influential people in starting fashions or trends is likely to have been vastly overstated.

Six compelling reasons we should have driverless cars

Ross Dawson

There is a very high degree of uncertainty on the pace of adoption of driverless cars, as it is driven by regulatory change. The post Six compelling reasons we should have driverless cars appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

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

Ross Dawson

The vertical train hubs concept is not that likely to be implemented, but it is a novel and intriguing approach that just might facilitate the adoption of high-speed trains in major centers. Future of cities Technology trends Uncategorized

Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media

Ross Dawson

Overwhelmingly organizations are adopting online, mobile, and social media simply because their customers expect the value and convenience of these channels. Future of business Keynote speaker Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

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The rise of robots in retail will be swift

Ross Dawson

The reality is that service will be more efficient and lower cost – leading to less expensive food – so many fast food chains will rapidly adopt robot and automated service. Just as we have grown used to banking at ATMs, we will soon accept the same trend in fast food.

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Flying cars are here! Will they become mainstream?

Ross Dawson

So flying cars are arriving, with reasonable adoption outside urban centers quite possible, however for most of us commuting by flying car is still a long way away. appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. Future of cities Innovation Technology trends Uncategorized

12 most popular posts of the year on the future

Ross Dawson

“Organizations that are earlier adopters of these approaches are experiencing real increases in productivity and performance. As we shift to a global distributed workforce, those who are ahead of the curve in tapping the trend can reap massive benefits.

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5 uncertainties that will shape the future of wearable technology

Ross Dawson

The rise of wearables is one of the biggest emerging trends in consumer technology. While it is always hard to predict consumer response to new technologies, it is safe to say that any early adopters will take to the next generation of devices with alacrity. We have already seen fairly wide adoption of simple fitness trackers, and these are likely to become mainstream as they are integrated into devices such as smartwatches. Health Mobile Technology trends Uncategorized

Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Martijn Linssen

Each (half) hour I measured the frequency, and the place of both tags as a Twitter Trending Topic (T3). Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t.

APIs are enabling an unprecedented flow of innovation

Ross Dawson

In my keynote I noted that in a world in which we are moving towards a truly fluid economy, driven partly by powerful twin technological and social trends towards openness, networks are at the heart of everything. There are critical strategic implications of APIs and of adopting more open and flexible configurations of organizations, that must be on the agenda of the board of directors. Future of business Technology trends Uncategorized

The Bots are Here: Leading With Our Humanity in the Age of Automation

Beth Kanter

that most nonprofit organizations are very slow to adopt new technologies, but we can’t afford to dismiss or ignore both the upsides and downsides of the Age of Automation even though it does feels frightening and overwhelming. More importantly, you need to understand the current usage trends.

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Qantas Business Radio: why crowdsourcing will drive the future of organizations

Ross Dawson

Across all of these instances, we are seeing that those organizations that are earlier adopters of these approaches are experiencing real increases in productivity and performance. As we shift to a global distributed workforce, those who are ahead of the curve in tapping the trend can reap massive benefits. Future of business Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized

Big moves at Fairfax: The global extinction of newspapers moves closer

Ross Dawson

Given current revenue trends, debt levels, and emerging news alternatives, Fairfax has had to take dramatic action in order to survive. Australia Future of media Social trends Uncategorized

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Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Nokia

Ross Dawson

Here are a few of the points we make in the conversation: * Nokia did not have the foresight to take critical steps including adopting touch screens, easy-to-use software, and making their phones fully-fledged Internet-enabled computers. Future of media Mobile Technology trends

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

More and more people are adopting social media messaging, including Facebook Messenger , to contact nonprofits with questions, comments, or requests. So, it comes as no surprise that Museums have been early adopters of Facebook Messenger Bots.

iPad swiftly becomes the dominant medium for reading and entertainment

Ross Dawson

Laptop/ computer is in the lead at 33% (reflecting the very tech-oriented community that have been the early adopters of iPad), with iPad at 24% beating out mobile phones at 22% and TV languishing in fourth place at 19%. Tags: Future of media Mobile Technology trends

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Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

In a global context, Australian banks were fairly slow to adopt the use of social media, however more recently a number have become a lot more active as they recognize its fundamental importance to their future.

Reality mining, pervasive data capture, and how Big Data can create value

Ross Dawson

CIO magazine did a nice article titled IIIS: Big Data driving new trends which reviews my keynote and the one immediately after from Steve Duplessie , one of the world’s top analysts on data and storage. There is now the possibility of pushing that productivity gap even higher, supporting the trend to increasing divergence of organizational performance. Cloud Keynote speaker Reputation Technology trends Uncategorized

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Infographic: iPad sales fly way beyond expectations

Ross Dawson

While some believe these high initial sales are just early adopters and Apple fanboys (and girls), I think the higher range of forecasts for this year and beyond (some as high as 35 million for next year) are likely. Tags: Cloud Future of media Technology trends Here is the first of a series of infographics we are creating on the iPad and media.

How 3D printing will transform the retail industry: The opportunities

Ross Dawson

We are on the verge of devices coming into early adopter households and the possibilities being visible to a wide spectrum of society. Future of business Future of retail Technology trendsPower Retail magazine has just published a very nice piece on 3D Printing: The Next Retail Revolution , drawn primarily from an interview with me. It is worth reading the entire article, but I have below excerpted some of the quotes from me with some additional commentary.

2011 Social Media for Learning Report

Jane Hart

Yesterday, the E-Learning Guild announced the release of this report, in which Jane Bozarth analyzes eLearning Guild research on the latest trends in adoption and usage of social media for learning.

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It's the 100th Anniversary of Zoning Codes

Nine Shift

New York City adopted the first zoning codes in the country in 1916. NineShift has reported on the 21st century trend towards mixed housing zoning codes, with retail stores, offices and apartments-condominiums all in one building. .

The future of retail: the rise of omnichannel marketing and sales

Ross Dawson

Unless conventional merchants adopt an entirely new perspective—one that allows them to integrate disparate channels into a single seamless omnichannel experience—they are likely to be swept away. Future of business Social trends Uncategorized

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

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Moving from openness advocacy to research

George Siemens

Openness in education – including content, teaching, pedagogy, analytics, or any other flavours – is a 15+ year trend that is starting to cross over into the main stream. OER align better with faculty’s top adoption priorities than traditional materials do, and the majority of current non-users will try OER between now and 2017. I’ve been thinking about this report and, if David is right about the scope of adoption, we have a serious issue.

Manufacturing: Where the Jobless Recovery Is Most Evident

Andy McAfee

In fact, as recent innovations in sensing, monitoring , robotics , 3D printing , and many other fields get adopted by manufacturers I predict that the output-up-while-employment-down trend will accelerate.

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

In Adoption via Peer Pressure? Eric comes forward to suggest that driving adoption through peer pressure , if done properly, could surely help out in the long run. But I am no longer certain that (social) peer pressure would eventually help much with those adoption efforts.

Blog Post: Future Caf�: the future of visual collaboration tools

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen One of the challenges I have in seeing the Knowledge Café more widely adopted is conveying its power as a "group thinking" or "group sensemaking" tool and how it can be adapted for a wide variety of purposes. What I consider to be one of the more powerful of the applications is the Future Café - a Café that is intentionally designed to explore trends and issues that shape, influence or in some way impact the future.

Peering into a Confusing, Paradoxical Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Every four years since 1997, the US National Intelligence Council has been publishing a Global Trends report on the key trends that will shape the world over the following twenty years. The latest Global Trends report, Paradox of Progress , was released earlier this year.

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What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

Beth Kanter

Marcelo explained how the ecosystem is evolving, pointing out big trends like the rise of Millennials and Gen-Z, highlighting one of the most inspiring social changemakers like Greta. Credit: Festival del Fundraising.