Learning and Development Blog

Rethink skills transfer to remove workplace skills gap

“The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond and must be polished or the lustre of it will never appear,” Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe. Through this lens, we can draw parallels to an increase in workplace challenges associated with transferable skills. As learning professionals, one of those challenges is how to maximise the transferable …

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Three ways to take the headache out of in-house content curation

The amount of information at our fingertips is one of the great things about the technological age we live in – but the sheer volume of it can be overwhelming. Let’s say you find a blog post on a subject you’re interested in. You read it, and it’s pretty good, but you want more detail. You see a link to a similar article and you go to read that …

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Safety and your Contingent Workforce Training Program

Our workforce is now more diverse than ever. As our population numbers rise, so the level of contingent workers increases. Contingent workers: “...a labour pool where members are hired by organisations on an on-demand basis” account for a rising percentage of the workforce.  Edelman, a global communications marketing firm, surveyed 1000 Australian …

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Is our human capital the missing ingredient in the AI revolution?

HR leaders are burdened with the bitter sweet rapid change of technology offering great opportunity and a potentially widening Skills Gap in their work environment. Kineo partnered with BIAP to deliver the first ‘NextGen Human Capital Management’ Forum at the Melbourne Convention Centre last week. The event was buzzing, abundant with leading experts …

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Kineo and clients scoop LearnX Impact 2018 awards

The LearnX Impact Awards aim to identify and celebrate exceptional accomplishments of individuals and organisations across the learning and development sphere. The awards, now in their eleventh year, focus on the impact of talent development and supporting technologies – areas which Kineo are delighted to be recognised for excellence.

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Three ways AI can boost engagement in digital learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) has never been bigger news. From the drama of Westworld on our TV screens (spoiler alert – the robots don’t like us much) to the front pages of our newspapers, AI is demonised and championed alike. Is  Alexa cackling away as she plots how to overthrow her human overlords? Will the robots take our jobs ? Or maybe, just …

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Our Learning Environment’s Biggest Challenges

The organisational environment needs to be geared towards learning otherwise efforts and investment towards meaningful learning is wasted. The technology, trainer information quality and captivating delivery may be optimum yet this itself is not enough. Create an environment that fosters a love and thirst for learning and one that can be reported …

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Best in class industry recognition for on job skills development

The ‘digital’ world presents both challenges and opportunities for HR leaders in the workplace. This includes how to tackle the growing skills gap, that has been in part triggered by a surge in automation and AI. This comes at a time when now more than ever before those same teams are being asked to demonstrate real impact of their training programs. …

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Adapting elearning. Increasing learning impact with personalisation

Today 63% of us use AI such as predictive typing every day without even realising it, according to a survey from HubSpot . So if that figure is to be believed, then the workplace of the future might already be here? Well not quite yet. The reality is that most organisations still have a long way to go and be clear on how to combine AI with the …

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Australia's Learning Landscape

Background Recently we have seen two key reports released focused on the Asia Pacific (APAC) learning landscape. Good Practice: Australia’s Learning Technology Landscape - September 2017 http://www.goodpractice.com/ld-resources/australia-s-learning-technology-landscape/ Towards Maturity: Unlocking Potential in Australasia …

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6 things your team needs to successfully manage an LMS

Managing an LMS can get complicated quick. Whether your company is implementing one for the first time, has migrated systems or is looking to give your current learning platform a new lease of life, there are a couple things you need to do in order for your LMS to thrive. And one of the best places to start is by providing your team with right foundation. …

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Budget 2018. Takeaways for skills gap learning

Whilst robots pick up tasks and entire jobs once carried out by people, automation places the need for more emphasis on the skills and abilities that remain, for now, the exclusive role of humans. The ability to think critically, adapt to change and communicate effectively in a variety of situations is humanistic and ours to own. The government …

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AITD tackles Learning in a Modern World – Gen X and Y reflections

In the workforce, data, evidence, technology and personalisation of learning are taking the fore to drive improvement and this should be reflected early on within the school environment.  We have long been aware that habits and cultures within Education are a challenge to break and will take time. Current schooling methods have the capacity to leave …

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HR leaders tackle rise in skills gap

The relationship between the workforce and learning has never been more of a priority globally, with new jobs, new ways of working and automation expected to drive 375 million workers to develop and learn new skills by 2030. The future path has been set for corporate learning, with e3Learning and globally renowned elearning specialist Kineo, merging …

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UX challenges you’re likely to encounter with gamification

As learning development trail blazers, we are always looking to what’s hot in learning. And gamification has been hot for a few years now. But, it’s not exclusive to the learning and development industry and we are firm believers that inspiration abounds when you turn your eyes outside your own four for walls.

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