What should come as news to, well, no one, is that in the age of search, social, mobile, and now, wearable technologies, learner expectations have changed dramatically. What should also come as no surprise is that corporate Learning & Development (L&D) organizations have been slow in responding to these changes, with over 80% of training still delivered in a formal manner via ILT, virtual and self-paced eLearning.
Competence: The ability of an individual to perform a specific role or do a job properly.
Competence. Understanding it is not complicated, but providing your employees the right set of tools to achieve it is. According to Bersin, from the perspective of the Learning & Development (L&D) function itself, 98% believe that their primary mandate is to improve employee knowledge and competencies. Why? Because time-to-competence has a direct impact on employee engagement and satisfaction.
According to David Mallon at Bersin, high impact learning organizations “can affect their organizations in positive and measurable ways to a degree that distances themselves from everyone else, namely their competitors.” Is your organization high impact?
Content strategy. It’s not the buzz phrase du jour in L&D, but it should be!
Did you know that according to research by Bersin, High Impact Learning Organizations (HILO) grow their profits 3x faster than other learning organizations? Did you further know that Content Capability is one of three critical differentiators between HILO and others?
Did you know that today there are approximately 500 Learning Management System vendors in the market?1 Did you also know that no one vendor, or small group of vendors, have significant market share? In fact, it’s a scattered and fragmented market, one that is wreaking havoc on Learning & Development.
If you ask a learner how they want to learn, taking a high-gloss eLearning course is rarely mentioned. Instead, what we all consistently hear is that people want personalized learning - a term easy to throw out there but not so easy to define.
Richard Calutta, from the US Department of Education at the Office of Educational Technology, has a simple formula for what it means to personalize learning: