For the 8th year Donald Taylor asked ‘What will be hot in L&D?’ in his annual Global Sentiment Survey and this year a newly introduced option went straight to #1. The 3,114 voters from 95 countries all agreed that '..
Online learning can feel sterile sometimes; divorced from the reality of actual tasks and interactions. In health & safety training, being told about the dangers of working at height is not the same as actually..
‘Twas the night before Christmas in L&D land, there was plenty of stir to do all that was planned... It’s that time of year when there’s a mountain of stuff to get through before Christmas – completions, reports,..
Something’s missing, but you don't know what it is. That something is the precise skill set your business needs to meet your current and future ambitions. How are you going to find out about missing skills, and then find..
Are you struggling to write a personal development plan? It’s always challenging to reflect on ways we could improve ourselves at work. First of all, the pragmatics of it – it can be hard even to find the time to think..
Currently, my computer monitor is teetering upon a very large blue manual called ‘Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server, 2008-based Servers - Volume 1’ and I feel sorry for whoever had to read it. It..
In the red with compliance - A few years ago, I was new to the role of a project manager. Still a bit ‘green’ and intimidated when reporting to a very senior steering group on a large content project. One stream of..
We are all familiar with the idea of the learning curve. It is a very personal experience that we all go through many times in our lives. Learning to drive a car; to cook a meal; to speak another language.
Even before the pandemic, the workplace was changing; people were already becoming more mobile and increasingly remote. New expectations have changed the rules, and new talent is hard to find, so we need to ensure we can..
L&D professionals are challenged to provide multiple services that answers the needs of their diverse workforce and the future skills needs of the organisation. They have to be adept at creating solutions for diverse..
To build a positive, effective learning culture in organisations, you need to understand the level of involvement that managers and employees feel they have in organisational learning.
At the last Learning Live event in London, the reported No. 1 priority for senior L&D and HR managers was ‘Creating a learning culture’. Yet, this terminology seems odd, surely that's a bit like wanting to create a..
For many organisations, it's more important than ever to have a comprehensive record of the available skill sets within a workforce. With more employees working remotely and many inevitable changes in our ways of working,..
Virtual teams give employers a unique opportunity to build a team of the worlds best talent, drawing from a hiring pool that spans the globe. All while lowering overheads and boosting productivity. It can seem like a..
The word ‘objective’, as used to describe an aim or goal, is a 19th century military term, but the field of learning is not a battlefield, so we should tread carefully (i.e. not jackbooted) in this terrain. We want our..
Have you heard the term ‘Adaptive Learning’? When you get a 5 minute tea break window, do you Google the various notions that have floated in and out of your subconscious since breakfast? How do you decide what to learn..
What has changed since we spoke with Donald Taylor about the 'training ghetto' in 2014? The risk he described - that Learning & Development professionals would be marginalised by failing to adapt - is still very much..
How do you measure the success of your training programmes? Is it by the pages a person has read, the pass mark on their assessments, or an observation of the things they do directly after taking a course?
In the LinkedIn Learning 2019 Workplace Learning Report, one of the four key findings is that learning and development (L&D) should ‘think like a marketer’. Here we explore Logicearth's take on using marketing strategies..
The Logicearth team attended the annual Learning Technologies 2019 (LT19UK) exhibition taking place on 13th and 14th February 2019 at the ExCel in London. This event is Europe's leading showcase of the strategies and..
There is a moment of opportunity for learning & development professionals this year. A moment when the profession moves past crisis and confidently states its value to the organisation.
Earlier this year, Gartner predicted that worldwide IT spending will rise to $3.7 trillion - the highest increase in more than a decade. When you think about digital transformation, though, which areas of your business..
Training and Development teams have been asked to provide better services and make a bigger impact on their businesses for the best part of 10 years now. Away from work, we have easy and (usually) free access to high..
It's time to challenge the elearning industry to offer clients better solutions - and to stop the buzzwords! If you've ever been unhappy with an elearning solution in the past, then this will help you to address the gaps..
Elearning has been around for a long time - since the early 1990s. Yet many organisations still have a bad impression of it. We're aiming to change that. We look at how elearning can deliver.
How do you prepare to work with an elearning provider and start elearning projects with success in mind? Like all business transactions, thinking through what you want is a great place to start. We have crafted our..
We've worked with many clients over the years and have gathered requirements for thousands of hours of eLearning, so we'd like to share our insights. We've all been there - and this post is as much for my fellow eLearning..
Much has changed in L&D (or training departments as many people still know them as), in the last 5 to 10 years. Not least that budgets have been slashed. This is a common pattern – when times are hard, training..