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Workforce of the Future – Workforce of the Past

We spend a lot of time focusing on the workforce of the future and our needs as a business to transfer knowledge and adapt our solutions to the next generations coming in. In these conversations, I picture our organizations watching

Focusing on the Learner Experience, Not Courses

L&D professionals are often still order-takers. Employees don’t know how to do something, so organizations use training as a Band-Aid to fix it all. Training solutions offered are often eLearning modules that don’t consider what happens before and after taking

Survey Says… Training Needs Human Connection and Interaction

In early 2019, we conducted a survey to discover the learning preferences of professionals. While we learned a lot about the skills people need to develop, what motivates them to learn at work, and more, two areas stood out to

Even Socrates went to the Marketplace: Soft Skills for ISDs and Other Thinkers

Like many intellectuals and creatives, we ISDs tend to be a bunch of beautiful eccentrics. That’s a great thing: our perspective—dare I say genius—is what gets us invited into some of the most interesting and complex discussions. Those are fantastic

Implementing Agile on a Learning and Development Team

When you think about implementing agile methodologies, do you think of IT teams? If so, you are not alone. In practice, agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban have been predominately adopted by IT teams due to the type of

Designing Technical Training With Precision

As the workforce continues to change, age, and retire, with new employees taking the place of long-serving technical workers, training is crucial in the transition to a new generation of technical worker. As mentioned in the previous blog post Bridging

Bridging the Skills Trade Gap: Ways to Ensure Future Success

The most pressing issue facing North American manufacturing is the lack of qualified technical labor. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 77 million baby boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) in the U.S., and by

Improving Your Operator-Driven Reliability Strategy

There is an old saying in the restaurant industry: when the food or service begins to break down, management or ownership should seek to solve the issue by talking to the people within 10 feet of the problem. The individuals

Navigating the Challenges of Learning Innovation

It’s no surprise that innovation is a hot topic in the learning space. With new technologies, methodologies, platforms, processes, and players entering the marketplace daily, disruption is everywhere. Learning organizations can’t adequately address these issues with today’s approaches, much less

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