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.

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.

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?¦ ¦ [.].

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.

Train Update

Nine Shift

My good friend in Tiverton, RI, home of the fastest stretch of Amtrak rail in the country, asks me every once in a while the news about trains. 2.Trains need to run on time. This is perhaps the biggest news for trains recently. The federal agency overseeing trains ordered that intermediate stops, not just final stops, would be measured for on-time performance. This is intended to improve on time performance of passenger trains, a big deal.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

the uncertain future of training

Harold Jarche

Training courses are artifacts of a time when resources were scarce and connections were few. The roots of training are to get a lot of people to do the same thing competently. The Roman army trained soldiers for battle and many other duties, like building roads.

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.

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. .

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?

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.

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.

Modern L&D – more than organising and managing (e-)training

Jane Hart

Many in L&D still focus all their attention on creating and managing training or e-learning. It is now clear that in a large number of organisations L&D and employees view learning at work very differently. For them, this is what workplace learning is all about – making sure people learn from the … Modern Workplace Learning

Education and Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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

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!

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.

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.

Continuous Learning & Development; more than just continuous training

Jane Hart

Lifelong learning is more important than ever. It is clear that companies now need to provide continuous learning opportunities, and ensure that they’re promoting lifelong learning within their organization. So what does this actually mean? First of all it is important to reiterate that continuous learning in the workplace is, … Modern Workplace Learning

Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture

Jane Hart

In fact I’m seeing this approach becoming a growing trend in a number organisations that recognise that in the modern workplace it’s no longer just about training people, but building a true learning culture that promotes and supports all […].

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.

#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

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

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. And it’s not only efficiencies in the training process itself that we need to look for.

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.

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.

New Training summary

Dave Snowden

Yesterday I sent a mailer to all network members which included the new training material and I promised to summarise the various options today so here goes!

Drip-feed training (an online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs 3 – 21 August 2015 When it comes to online learning, you don’t necessarily have to provide a course in one package. You could chunk it up and deliver it over an extended period of time (weeks or even months) on a daily or weekly basis.

Feed 234

Learning Without Training

Jay Cross

Usually it’s training before and pull learning after, that is, from training to what Jane Hart has called learning without training.

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.

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

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. .

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).

Teaching On the Train

Nine Shift

Taking the train to do an in-person seminar this spring, my brilliant co-author Julie Coates teaches her online class. Across the aisle another passenger is also working online on the train.

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.

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

Course 130

Only Trains Can Save Suburbs

Nine Shift

My latest brainstorm: conservative Republican suburbanites will soon start advocating for trains. Suburbs are in decline, except for suburbs with train stops. So, will conservative Republican suburbanites start advocating for trains? Photo from train leaving Chicago

The Non-Training Approach to Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

The Training Department (aka the L&D dept) has traditionally focused on designing, developing, delivering and managing instruction – in the form of courses, workshops, e-learning and other training events.