Spotlighting Donald Clark in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

In this series of posts I am spotlighting the sessions and speakers in the 3-day (English speaking) MWL track that will take place at LearnTec in Karlsruhe, Germany 29-31 January 2019 (LearnTec is Europe’s No. 1 trade show and congress focusing on digital learning.) I am delighted that Donald Clark will be joining us on Tuesday […]

Spotlighting Paul Jocelyn in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

In this series of posts I am spotlighting the sessions and speakers in the 3-day (English speaking) MWL track that I am chairing which will take place at LearnTec in Karlsruhe, Germany 29-31 January 2019 (LearnTec is Europe’s No. 1 trade show and congress focusing on digital learning.) I am very pleased that Paul Jocelyn will […]

Announcing the Modern Workplace Learning Track at LearnTec 2019

I was very pleased to be asked to organise and chair a 3-day English-speaking track (on the theme of Modern Workplace Learning) at the LearnTEC conference that will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany in January 2019. LearnTEC is Europe’s No. 1 trade show and congress focusing on digital learning with more than 10,000 participants. The […]

What does the Top Tools for Learning 2018 list tell us about the future direction of L&D?

Last week I released the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018 list – the latest episode in my longitudinal study into the popularity of tools for learning as well as learning behaviour. I also wrote an analysis of the list and identified 10 Trends for Digital Learning in 2018.  But for me 3 key things […]

10 Trends for Digital Learning in 2018

Today, Monday 24 September, I released the Top Tools for Learning 2018, which I compiled from the results of the 12th Annual Digital Learning Tools Survey. I have also categorised the tools into 30 different areas, and produced 3 sub-lists that provide some context to how the tools are being used: Top 100 Tools for […]

The future of enterprise learning technologies

Those who follow me on Twitter will know that I’ve often railed against the poor use of the word “learning”, in particular its use to imply that this is something that only happens within a course. Here’s one of my tweets: “Eventually “all learning is going to happen digitally”, according to Jeff Maggioncalda, the chief […]

The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2018 is presented to Mark Britz.

The Internet Time Alliance Award, in memory of Jay Cross, is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace and social learning practices inside their organization and/or on the wider stage. They share their […]

Modern L&D: More than organising and managing (e-)training

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

20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Listed below (in the left hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown in the right-hand column). How many can you check off on the left? If it’s not more than […]

5 steps towards Modern Workplace Learning

How do you begin to move forward, and implement a modern workplace learning approach? I believe this involves 5 key steps: See the change Have a vision of what you would like to see in your own organisation: A new mindset that embraces all the way people learn at work (not just training) A new role for […]