Global Trends and Business Strategy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

McKinsey recently published an article on the long-term trends that are reshaping the business environment. T he article reminds us that the trend is your friend is an old adage that applies to business strategy as well as to investing. And, they will eventually change direction.

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Harold Jarche

Urbanisation: Urban Revival by Richard Florida, “Long-established trends in the growth and decline of America’s cities appear to be shifting …&# – Cities.

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2015 in Review: Workplace Learning – Trends, Disruption & Change

Jane Hart

Here is my review of 2015 – in both my own blog posts as well as those that I’ve included in my monthly reviews throughout the year. I’ve given each month a theme (sometimes one which extended into later months of the year!) JANUARY – BLENDED LEARNING In What does the term blended learning mean I revealed […]. Social learning

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Trends in L&D

Clark Quinn

In my next post, I’ll document the article’s claims, and my rejoinders about what I think are the driving trends in L&D. I hope this shift happens, but I think it’s evolutionary, as change is hard. Ok, so that’s what I said about the trends in L&D. The post Trends in L&D appeared first on Learnlets. I agreed to be interviewed for an article, and was sent questions. And I wrote what I thought were cogent answers.

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4 Trends That Will Dominate This Century

Kevin Wheeler

Here are 4 trends that are significant enough to change our lifestyles and challenge our assumptions. Trend 1. In the Western world there are now enough women in the workplace to change how it looks, feels, and functions. Trend 2. Trend 3. Trend 4.

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A change of tack for Trends in the Living Networks

Ross Dawson

I will continue to share as I can snippets of ideas from my speaking and media appearances, as well as particularly relevant content that illuminates key trends in how the networks are coming to life. Happy New Year! I wish you a most wonderful year ahead.

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A Glimpse at the Emerging Trends of Service Design

Adaptive Path

What are the big trends in service management that service designers need to know? I hope that people will gain increased awareness of the changing landscape of service management and some of the important trends taking place across industries.

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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. In 2019, there will be a continued interest and focus for nonprofits to get impact without burnout and be happier and healthier changing the world. Photo by Norbert Reimer.

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Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey

Dan Pontefract

What is being introduced by leaders to deliver on the requirements for organizational culture change is not enough. Truth be told, I’m a bit of a research wonk. Some may look at that honest admission as a cry for help.

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Leadership in a Changing World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What are the critical competencies needed to lead in our fast-changing business environment? The key challenge confronting CEOs, - and senior executives in general, - is the relentless pace of change. But, w hile speed is the major dimension of change, it’s not the only one.

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

Ross Dawson

The key executives understand that in their planning they need to engage with the broader issues of how the world of work is changing, and not just the immediate issues of office space and workforce structure. The simple answer is that the framework highlights long-term trends.

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Meeting of the Minds: Key future trends with Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard

Ross Dawson

Following ones on Big Data , the future of privacy , and the future of Switzerland , here is our conversation on Key future trends. After discussing some of the major trends, we go on to discuss our own preferred futures.

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The change is here

Clark Quinn

For a number of years now (at least six ), I’ve been beating the drum about the need for organizations to be prepared to address change. Now we’re seeing the evidence that the change has arrived. The top two trends are the Organization of the future (c.f.

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4 Trends That Will Dominate This Century | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Here are 4 trends that are significant enough to change our lifestyles and challenge our assumptions. Trend 1. In the Western world there are now enough women in the workplace to change how it looks, feels, and functions. Trend 2. Trend 3. Trend 4.

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Key trends in media and communications usage

Ross Dawson

The drop from 67% to 49% in those saying they were "not interested" in setting up a social network profile shows those saying they are not interested in activities could later change their mind. Tags: Future of media Social media Social trends

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Five Trends Shaping The Future Of Work

Jay Cross

When it comes to the future of work there are a few key trends which business leaders need to pay attention to. Understanding these trends will allow organizations to better prepare and adapt to the changes which are impacting the way we work.

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Trend: offshore service centers driving innovation and revenue

Ross Dawson

Last week I gave a keynote on Mega Change: Tomorrow is Here at the NASSCOM Global In-House Center Conclave at Pune in India. The post Trend: offshore service centers driving innovation and revenue appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

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Change or die

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This isn’t just a bend in the road or some sort of bounce in a cyclical trend. This is a total phase change. There are some companies that haven’t changed their core philosophies and management practices in 100 years and they never will. Change Informal Learning

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Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. Trends in What L&D Organizations are Doing As a result of these trends, some L&D organizations are looking to social and informal learning. it's a pretty radical change.

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Cities reconfigured: How changing work, shopping, community, and transport will transform our collective lives

Ross Dawson

The rise of flexible, remote and freelance work and shifts where and how people shop and socialise are significantly changing travel patterns. In highly summarized form, some of the most important shifts reshaping cities are: Changing work.

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Global Trends 2030 - Living Through a Transformative Period

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Every four years, it develops a Global Trends report with an approximate time horizon of fifteen years in order to provide the White House and the intelligence community with a framework for long-range strategic policy assessment. Its latest report - Global Trend 2030: Alternative Worlds (GT2030) - was released this past December. . But, in fact, technological changes play a major role in each of the four megatrends.

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Economic structural change is NOT industry compositional change

Ross Dawson

In preliminary conversations with one group I encountered a very common and deeply misleading view of how business is changing today. We engaged in discussions on “economic structural change”, that were in fact only about changes in industry composition.

Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the topics discussed was how companies generally deal with major technology and market changes, - like those that have been taking place all around us for the past few decades. Transformative change comes naturally to young companies, as it generally does to young people.

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Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

I’ve written a few postings recently (notably Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does ) where I have tried to show how the fundamental changes in how businesses are operating, require a fundamental change in how the L&D function needs to view workplace learning. L&D needs to make this fundamental change too

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Corporate Learning Trends- What Endures During Recessions

Kevin Wheeler

I spoke at the Global Learning Summit in Singapore last week where I listed the trends that I see emerging around the world that will have wide-ranging effects on corporate learning. If they don’t believe this, no amount of ROI proof is likely to change their minds. I was controversial and tried to offer a different slant on what is emerging as best practice in learning.

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Traditional training structures are changing

Harold Jarche

The rapid pace of change is unlikely to abate in the near future. From this, it’s clear — traditional training structures, based on institutions, programs, courses and classes, are changing.

The training world is changing

Harold Jarche

From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing. One of the biggest changes we are seeing in online training is that the content-delivery model is being replaced by social and collaborative frameworks.

Recent Trends in Labor Intensity. Or, the History (and Future?) of Steady Work in the US

Andy McAfee

So here’s a picture I drew to see recent trends in US labor productivity — how much more output the American economy gets from its workers over time. I’ll talk more about these and other trends in later posts. Which of these trends, if any, surprise you?

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The role of the L&D function IS changing.

Jane Hart

A recent press release about Bersin by Deloitte’s new industry study, The Corporate LearningFactbook® 2013: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. This trend is one sign of the changing role of the L&D function, which no longer is “the place” for learning.

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Six Talent Trends for 2010 | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Six Talent Trends for 2010 by Kevin Wheeler on February 11, 2010 In late January, I gave my annual webinar outlining six major trends I think will affect how we think about employees and work in 2010 and beyond. The result will be a series of webinars and white papers that explore each of these trends in detail and provide examples and best practices.

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The top IT trends that CIOs should watch in 2015

Dion Hinchcliffe

With digital transformation at the top of the agenda for many organizations, the winds of change are in the air in tech departments. Here are some vital currents in the industry that IT leaders should keep in mind this year.

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

Mind Hacks

That seemed about to change when American Express announced the launch of Plenti almost three years ago. AirMiles subsequently announced other changes to their program in an effort to gain back some of the member good will lost over their point expiration issue.

The Paradox of Preparing for Change

John Hagel

Here’s an example: the best way to prepare for change is to decide what isn’t going to change. The theme of the gathering was “Changing the Game.” They gave me exactly three minutes to offer some thoughts on the best way to prepare for change. Talk about preparing for change! Well, I learned that change can be really, really exciting – it was an awesome opportunity to explore the globe at a very young age and experience so many diverse cultures.

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How is the culture of luxury changing?

Ross Dawson

Coming out of a major financial crisis and possibly into another one, these attributes change. Yet one thing that does not change, and may be even accentuated, is the quest for perfection. design Social trendsLuxury is “the opposite of vulgarity” said Coco Chanel.

5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy


They touched on the concept that learning expectations have shifted with all of the new technology, which has caused change among those who are initially developing the content. ” Stacey and Mark pulled no punches in their discussion of what it’s going to take for learning organizations to launched successful mobile learning initiatives and discussed a number of disruptive trends that are making organizations rethink their entire mobile content strategy.

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The Future of Learning Management Systems: Development, Innovation and Change

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A lot of the time there’s too much talk about ‘it’s been this way the last 20 years’ or ‘the future is going to change dramatically’. Another trend - maybe not the way it should be, but it’s where the data point: open source peaked in 2013 at about 34% and since then it has begun to drop.

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70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

“Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” That’s a large variance, not an exact number, but it does suggest that we need to look beyond formal learning if we’re to help create a step-change in performance.

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Understanding organizational change: Exceptional visualizations of evolving org charts

Ross Dawson

In fact, organizations are completely dynamic, changing in ways small and large every single day. While Autodesk was probably a particularly fast-changing organization in this period, the video gives a powerful indication of the extent to which organizations restructure.

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Scoop: Corporate directors understand change and embrace governance for transformation

Ross Dawson

Based on the responses of the 500+ company directors in the audience, they absolutely understand the need for change. One of my key messages was that social and technological change are inextricable – they drive each other and cannot be understood separately.

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Measuring the Forces of Long Term Change

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore described what became known as Moore’s Law in a 1965 paper where he observed that the number of components in integrated circuits had doubled every year since their invention in 1958, and predicted that the trend would continue for at least ten years, a prediction he subsequently changed to a doubling every two years. The Foundation index has been growing at a ten percent CGR since 1993, and is the primary driver of all the other changes.

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eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008

Tony Karrer

See also - Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 I was talking with someone last night who asked me what some of the bigger eLearning Trends were. But I also promised to point him to some of my posts that I thought would help him get a handle on the most important eLearning Trends going on today: eLearning Trend #1 - eLearning 2.0 - see What is eLearning 2.0?

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Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

I’m a big fan of Tim Stock ‘s work, which weaves together a deep network perspective with a rich view of how culture is changing informed by semiotic analysis. I earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing.

Six thoughts on the Klout scoring changes

Ross Dawson

Today influence ratings service Klout significantly changed its rankings. Last week Klout CEO Joe Fernandez announced there would be changes , saying “a majority of users will see their scores stay the same or go up but some users will see a drop”. The reason is that, like it or not, the measurement of influence and reputation is one of the most important changes we are seeing in society. Here are a few quick thoughts on the changes: 1.

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