10 reasons to modernize workplace training

Jane Hart

The current training model can no longer keep pace with the speed of business and the continuous nature of change. Here are 10 issues associated with current training approaches and some brief pointers about how they can be addressed.

Analyzing The Starbucks Training Plan Devoted To Racial-Bias

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: In late May, Starbucks closed 8,000 stores across the United States for racial-bias training. Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore.

Trains Keep Getting Better

Nine Shift

It's another train week at NineShift. . Wi-Fi is going to be available on all high-speed trains in the future, said Huang Min, the deputy general manager of China Railway Corporation, the country’s railway operator, according to a report by chinanews.com that was covered by The Telegraph in this story. . The stability of the internet in tunnels and mountainous areas is a major obstacle to overcome in improving Wi-Fi services on high-speed trains.

From training delivery to continuous learning

Jane Hart

Companies clearly have a responsibility to provide training and opportunities for their people, and many L&D departments have already made efforts in modernising their training efforts to make them more relevant for today’s workforce. Others have gone further and are now providing a wider range of learning opportunities and resources for on demand use. But … Social learning

enough training

Harold Jarche

She claimed she was not adequately trained. You might have a personal perception, that you would need additional training, but the minimum standards for your position are determined by the railways.”. Would more and better training have helped this conductor? Safer trains.

Big Money For Trains Coming

Nine Shift

He spoke last week before passenger rail supporters trying to figure out how to fund a new passenger train route in Wisconsin. . The initial success of Brightline, a totally private passenger rail company in Florida, may be a success story that will turn on the spigot of money for trains. The question is not IF but WHEN trains will get a huge infusion of billions of dollars for updating our transportation infrastructure. .

the missing half of training

Harold Jarche

The training industry is based on models that were developed for the military. The Systems Approach to Training includes the ADDIE [analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation] model, with variations used throughout industry. Gagne’s early work was in military training.

Trains' New Foe: Other Trains

Nine Shift

With both passenger and freight trains gaining more business and support, passenger trains face a new foe: freight trains. Freight railroads initially welcomed passenger trains on their tracks. But now, there''s a problem of too many trains wanting to use the same tracks.

ABC: Keep it Simple Training

Jane Hart

Training Following my earlier post: ABC: 10 reasons not to create a course – and 10 other options, I have had a huge amount of interest in finding out more about the different ABC (Anything But Courses) options I mentioned.â?¦ ¦ [.].

CE Training – Q3/Q4 2017

Dave Snowden

Our training programme does not break for too long regardless of season and we have a rich menu of training options available for the next two quarters. The post CE Training – Q3/Q4 2017 appeared first on Cognitive Edge As many of us in the norther hemisphere are preparing to take a break during our summer, our friends in the southern hemisphere are working through their winter.

Talent Development Isn’t Just About Training

Dan Pontefract

The ASTD — American Society for Training and Development — recently announced it was changing its name from ASTD to ATD , or Association for Talent Development. ATD got its start in 1943 as the American Society of Training Directors.

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. The idea of brain training has widespread currency, but is that due to science, or empty marketing?

Does ‘brain training’ work?

Mind Hacks

You’ve probably heard of “brain training exercises” – puzzles, tasks and drills which claim to keep you mentally agile. The idea of brain training has widespread currency, but is that due to science, or empty marketing?

training > performance > social

Harold Jarche

This post looks at resources related to my training-performance-social workshop. Training. “In the training and development field, our five biggest failures are as follows: 1. We don’t provide training follow-through. Thank Goodness It’s Monday!

Train Humor

Nine Shift

The kids on Reddit had a blast with the photo and news that someone had stolen a train in Sweden and rammed into a house. If only the homeowners had a train to defend themselves with, this never would have happened.

Education and Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're reorganizing again and I was recently asked about my education and training.

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. So, joking aside, it’s not about social training (though learning can be social), but instead about creating a learning organization that brings out the best outcomes from and for the employees.

Modernising Training & E-Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public workshop runs: 8 May – 2 June 2017 There will always be a need for organisational training, but this just needs more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce. This 4-week online workshop will help you to consider a number off ways to organise modern content and learning … Social learning

#3 Top Train Story: Denver Airport Train Now Open!

Nine Shift

Train poster from 100 years ago. Train posters were one of the first uses of a new, and now popular, typefont Futura The light rail movement continues to grow. The newest line: a light rail line from downtown Denver out to the big Denver International Airport. . The cost? $9

Story of the Week: Train to O'Hare

Nine Shift

Smart train advocates in Chicago are proposing a train station at O'Hare Airport. The Midwest High Speed Rail Coalition is suggesting a real train station, so O'Hare would be a stop on major train routes.

Learning in the Modern Workplace is more than training or e-learning

Jane Hart

It’s because Traditionalists see LEARNING as something to be designed, delivered and managed – in the form of some classroom training or e-learning – and LEARNERS as […]. 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.

2014 CE training programme

Dave Snowden

As we make our way through week 3 here in 2014 we are working towards finalizing our complete CE training schedule for 2014.

Are Private Trains the Answer to Highway Congestion?

Nine Shift

Yes, trains are the answer to highway congestion, in fact they are the answer to highways, and are replacing cars for this century. Private trains will operate on the tracks, but the tracks will be owned by the people, the government, the public sector. Can you imagine only one train company operating service between two major cities? This is our history (with the exception of train tracks)- - the public owns the space, and the private sector runs the routes.

Modernising training content (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Following my posts about Modern Workplace Learning, this is the first of a series of online workshops which will help you make it a reality.

China's Top Scientific Advance in 2017: Train Simulator

Nine Shift

It is a high speed train simulator. The project “Model Testing of the Dynamic Behaviors of High-speed Trains”, conducted by a research team led by Professor CHEN Yunmin and Professor BIAN Xuecheng with ZJU’s College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, has won this highly-acclaimed title.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

It is clear that many people find traditional classroom training approaches out of date and frustrating. This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. Creating flexible training materials for the classroom (week 2).

First Train for Florida Brightline Coming

Nine Shift

The first train for Florida's new private sector passenger train has been built in Sacramento and is headed to Florida! Workers at the Sacramento train factory celebrating.

Cynefin: Foundations Training and Retreats – 2018

Dave Snowden

As we accelerate into 2018 we are excited to offer a full slate of our 2-day Cynefin & Complexity Foundations training. The post Cynefin: Foundations Training and Retreats – 2018 appeared first on Cognitive Edge This year we will be introducing liminal Cynefin and integrating this significant evolution of the framework into our practitioner course.

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – SenseMaker® courses

Dave Snowden

If you would prefer an in-house confidential training, contact us. The post Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – SenseMaker® courses appeared first on Cognitive Edge. Data visualisation Sensemaker Training

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Another Huge Week for Trains

Nine Shift

This was another big week for trains in the 21st century. . Here's just the stories I saw: 1.First "Train Heroes" are Americans. Yes, Americans ride trains. Europe actually has trains. 2.Gen Y woman lives on trains.

More Evidence High Speed Trains are Coming

Nine Shift

New standards for passenger trains unveiled this week make it clear that high speed trains traveling up to 220 mph are coming to the U.S.

The Train Race is On!

Nine Shift

The race is on between California and Texas to become the first state to have a high speed 220 mph train. The California train will be a publicly funded Amtrak train. The Texas train will be a privately run for-profit train.

#5 Top Train Stories: For Profit Train Companies form Association

Nine Shift

For-profit passenger train companies have just formed an association. . Another step forward for passenger trains being run by for-profit train companies. The for-profit passenger train effort is gaining momentum. This will accompany a huge upswing in passenger train routes being activated. . This week we feature five recent train events in honor of National Passenger Train Day on Saturday, May 14 This just in!

What's Wrong With Trains

Nine Shift

So you will hear, for the rest of the century, all about what's wrong with trains. And every problem, a problem to be sure, just reinforces the importance of trains in this century. . But again, thirty years ago no one cared about fixing the tunnel because trains were not important then. Trains are important now. One of my favorite lines from a 1930s movie is the young woman telling Clark Gable, do you know what's wrong with you? Absolutely nothing. .

When it’s just so obvious no training is needed, it hurts to watch.

Jane Hart

New article in the MWL Magazine by Charles Jennings … Training is a certain and unquestioned component of every business strategy and plan, particularly when faced with the rollout of new systems and processes. Training is required, … Social learning

Trains Taking Over NYC

Nine Shift

Gen Y is running New York City now, and they want wireless on the subway trains. It''s good news for trains, for New York City, and our economy. This subway entrance has a notice saying that wireless service is available at this station. Photo by NineShift

Texas High Speed Train Moves Forward Despite Texas

Nine Shift

The privately funded Japanese bullet train for Dallas to Houston is moving ahead, despite Texans' all consuming effort to stop prosperity and safety.

Corporate Training

Tony Karrer

Jay Cross - father of the Informal Learning Flow has been doing some great writing recently that look at the future of corporate training. How many people really have the opportunity to pursue the Future of Corporate Training? Training is seen as being in the business of push.

It’s AFTER training, when the real learning happens

Jane Hart

Training events – whether face-to-face or online are primarily focused on knowledge transfer or skill development. Learning is usually measured in terms of the % of people who have completed the training or passed the tests.

Diversity and Diversity Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Clark takes this one step further, addressing diversity training. He writes, "Major studies from Dobbin, Kalev and Kochan show that diversity training does not increase productivity and may, in fact, produce a backlash. Clark seems to suggest that this 'ideology' in favour of diversity is what supports the phenomenon of diversity training, despite evidence speaking against it. " The same could be said (and, indeed, has been said) about training in general.