In the talent and L&D communities over the last several years, there has been much discussion about digital transformation. From Brandon Carson’s book, Learning in the Age of Immediacy, to Josh Bersin’s article, Learning in the Flow of Work, conversations have sparked continued interest in exploring how our profession needs to change and adapt to support the […]

Eight professionals posing for a picture in a conference room

Back row: JoAnn Cintron, Tara Aiken, Molly Hendricks, Jill Stanton, Alison DeRudder Thorpe. Front row: Sarah Walz, Robin Lucas, Dave Lasecke. Not pictured: Amy Keppert.   For several months now, we’ve been hearing from contacts in our community who are asking, “What do you know about Agile in learning and development?” While we at Fredrickson have […]

The Business of Learning - learning ecosystems

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 the concept of learning ecosystems since I first came across it a few years ago. Just recently, I’ve seen much more discussion about it and I’m looking forward to […]

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

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 […]

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

In following @Learning2015 this week (the week of Elliot Maisie’s conference: 2015 Learning), I was intrigued by a tweet that proclaimed “Learning styles are NOT effective for learning design.” The tweet directed me to this article, which provides evidence for the claim. Learning Styles are NOT an Effective Guide for Learning Design In the paragraph […]