There’s no denying that the strides made in the Virtual Reality arena in recent years are quite striking. From virtual attendance at concerts to full immersion in video games, and right through to training simulations for the health service – VR is becoming an increasingly popular tool in a variety of areas. But is L&D ready to embrace this new format yet?Read more
Learners as consumers: How does L&D need to change to keep up with the evolving needs of their audience?
With the changing way in which people procure and interact with learning, L&D can no longer rely on the 'push' approach to engage with their users. Learners are more selective and now able to research the vast options available to them much more easily, and the only way the 'pull' approach will work is to create a compelling offer. Lyndon Wingrove explores how L&D needs to change in order to remain relevant in this new era.Read more
Members of APM’s Women in Project Management SIG have spoken to Thales leading Learning and Develop to discuss why promoting women in project is so important.Read more
Change is scary, at least for a lot of people it is. It creates uncertainty and a sense of unease, especially when it’s sudden or not handled correctly. Yet change is necessary for progress; without it we’d still be living in caves, and in business you risk becoming obsolete if you don’t change with the times.Read more
Learning and development has changed greatly in recent decades, but the changes that have taken place recently are nothing compared to the drastic advancements that have occurred since the galvanising power of the industrial revolution in the 19th Century.Read more
Employee engagement is a hot topic right now, more and more companies are investing time and money into finding out a) if their employees are engaged, b) why they are or not, and c) what they can do to improve it.
It’s hardly surprising that engagement is getting so much attention with research showing that higher levels help contribute to increased productivity, lower levels of absenteeism, and better overall profitability for businesses.Read more