We are in the Social Age of learning, where the bywords are agility and engagement, where formal experiences are less valuable than applied ones, where traditional models of authority and expertise are subverted by more social methodologies that rely on communities and sharing.
Networking has always been a source of real value to organisations. Networks are so much more adaptable to change than rigid structures, and technology can amplify and enable existing networks. However, if you don’t give people the reason to connect and collaborate, there can be resistance to ‘yet another’ technology – ‘it’s just one more thing to do’.
What can millennials teach us about supporting learning in the workplace?
Michelle Ockers illustrates how the mindset, practices and capabilities changed during her time at Coca Cola Amatil.
Geoff Chapman of eCom Scotland explores how micro and digital credentials could help L&D teams drive engagement with learning opportunities and demonstrate value.
We caught up with Occupational Psychologist Gary Luffman of Think.Change! at the CIPD Conference to find out more about how applying the fundamentals of learning science could impact learner behaviour.
Laura Overton caught up with Derek Bruce (Head of International Development, ABN AMRO) ahead of their joint session at the CIPD L&D Show, to discuss some of the key aspects affecting learners and the L&D team today, as well as how we can future-proof our learning strategies.
Ian Baxter explores how to make mobile learning a success and references 5 great real-life customer examples of how it can be harnessed at the point of need.
In the lead up to the launch of the 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark Report on 5th November, we’ll be exploring three areas of need for corporate learning that have emerged from the data we’ve analysed this year. They are the needs of the business, its learners and its L&D leaders.
Brought to you through the support of our Ambassador KPMG, Excellence in Leadership Development aims to provide independent evidence that will help organisations understand the role of technology in leadership development and how to improve the impact of learning innovation.
Join Laura Overton, Julian Stodd and Andrew Jacobs in this CIPD Podcast, as they share their perspectives on what alignment with the business looks like in a VUCA world.
LV= is an organisation that prides itself on providing excellent customer service. But the very system it had in place to deliver such excellence for customer enquiries was leading to delays, falling efficiency and frustrated customers and staff. An urgent solution was needed.
You are wrong if you are expecting me to start crystal-ball gazing to identify the future shape of corporate learning and development. At Towards Maturity, we’re in the privileged position of being able to share some early insights into real evidence of how L&D leaders see the future unfolding.
Speexx draws on lessons from over 70,000 corporate and academic learners, in order to communicate more effectively around the globe.
Latest research from Towards Maturity reveals that mid-sized businesses are failing to capitalise on the benefits of learning technologies, but brings hope by identifying opportunities for success within these organisations.
An invitation to join Charles Jennings on the 23rd of April in London to explore how the 70:20:10 framework can help you support your learners more effectively.
Santa Fe Group is a worldwide provider of employee relocation and workplace services that support multinational businesses and their international growth.
The eXchanges at this year’s LT15 Conference have gone from strength to strength and were even more popular than in the previous three years.
Nic Laycock reports what was shared during the roundtable discussion with Julian Stodd at the Learning Technologies eXchange, 2015.
Sitting down with Wallace and Gromit, the kids, and lots of Easter chocolate offers a great opportunity to put pen to paper for the Towards Maturity newsletter. Though nowadays it’s rarely pen to paper – more like fingers to keypad, which is just another example of how technology quickly becomes deeply embedded in everyday activities.
If you are wondering how to implement social learning in your organisation – how to get staff to share their experiences with their peers online – then it is well worth listening to the Learning Curve (BBC Radio 4 with Peter Day), which was broadcast on 30th July 09 as part of the In Business Series.