Learning and development is a lot like advertising; both are often the first department to be scaled back or eliminated during budget cuts. Sadly, it looks like another “belt-tightening” is headed this way in the next year or two.
You know the value of learning to the future success of your organization is as high as the value of any other key function. But your experience has also taught you the difficult process of defending your budget or receiving buy-in from senior leaders.
Congratulations! You’ve convinced senior leadership to sign off on a central learning strategy. Now, how will you make sure the strategy is aligned with local business needs?
Change is roaring across the learning industry like a tornado through the heartland. Digital natives and advanced technologies are fueling a new learning landscape, leaving many of us wondering what is necessary and what is nice to have.
Today’s L&D departments are getting better and better at showing how they deliver measurable value to the organization. Leading companies have set a new standard for advancing the value of learning.
There is a big shake up happening, a paradigm shift in learning architecture. We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to microlearning and personalization. We’ve evolved from e-learning to digital learning in one generation.