Throughout this month we are exploring ideas that will help shape the way the L&D function can enable and support learning. This week we look at the consumerisation of learning technology platforms and the knock-on effect for learning teams. How different are time poor, busy employees to...

Throughout this month, we are exploring ideas that will help shape the way the L&D function can enable and support learning. This week we look at the L&D operating model and how it needs to adapt in order to continue to deliver improved performance. Nothing is...

The start of a new year is the perfect time for learning teams to look ahead and explore new ideas and technologies. Throughout January we will be exploring ideas that will help shape the way the L&D function can enable and support learning. We start...

The learning landscape is becoming more complex as technological innovation provides more and more opportunities to deliver learning experiences in new ways. For L&D teams to continue to have impact, this changing landscape requires a shift in approach. Do traditional L&D skill sets, the technical skills...

What’s learning and development got to do with productivity? Well, quite a lot as it happens. Our latest piece of research seeks to understand how we might frame the ‘productivity problem’ in the context of learning and skills – and what opportunities this might present...

It’s a slightly strange title for a blog, granted, but the talks from last Thursday’s eLearning Network ‘eLN Connect’ event gave us a lot to think about – and it’s clear that the twinned topics of tech and human psychology are as alive and kicking...

When we talk about Learning and Development, there are themes that crop up time and again. Attend any of the established industry events, or engage with the wider L&D community, and you’ll hear about digital transformation, learning culture, and any number of debates about the...

What’s keeping UK business leaders awake at night? Productivity. Or more accurately, a lack of productivity. The UK has been facing a productivity crisis since the 2008 global financial crash and there are no signs of the problem going away. Figures released by the Office for...

L&D has been talking about the need for change for what seems like a very long time. We know the narrative off by heart. Digital transformation, new patterns of working, new organisational structures and a constantly changing skills landscape, have combined to leave the role of...

Does your team have what it takes? A recent Opinion article published in the People Management Magazine explored the ‘7 skills’ L&D professionals need to thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution. They were:...