The Business of Learning

When I heard Learning and Performance Ecosystems would be the topic for May’s Fredrickson Roundtable for Learning Leaders, my curiosity was piqued. I’ve been reading about this concept since I first came across it a few years ago, and just recently I have seen much more discussion about it. I’m looking forward to the opportunity […]

The Business of Learning

Inc. Magazine published an excellent list of business books. Wait. I know what you’re thinking: “Nooooo! Not another business book list.” I agree. But one thing, and only one thing, makes this Inc. Magazine book list worth looking at: It’s really, really good. There is something for everyone on this list, and every book has […]

How a large healthcare company rolled out new call center training under tight deadline

“If all of this [learning how to read critically] sounds like hard work, you’re right. Most people won’t do it. That’s what sets you apart.” Farnam Streets’ post: How to Read a Book. For awhile now, one of the Twitter hashtags I’ve been curious about and semi-following is #lrnchat. This is a group that gets together on […]

Learning Technology & Trends

A new year means it’s time for industry predictions. I like this guy’s take, and I like that they attached trends to the Hype Cycle. Definitely agree that #mobile is in the ‘slope of enlightenment.’ It will be interesting to see how adoption of xAPI evolves over this year — still lots of talk but […]

How a large healthcare company rolled out new call center training under tight deadline

“Why are we creating this course?” Most L&D professionals have probably asked themselves this before—whether you’re an instructional designer or a learning leader. The answer, of course, should be, “To achieve a business goal.”  After all, that’s why we, in organizational learning, do what we do. Too often though, instructional designers don’t do enough to tie […]

Learning Technology & Trends

Recently, a few of us at Fredrickson Learning were talking about trends — who, in Learning and Development, seems to focus on them, and also when and why we do. This being the beginning of the year, there’s a lot of focus given to trends in many different areas. I recently encountered this little tidbit […]