Articles by Stuart Chadwick

Webinar on making sense of the latest industry trends

Join us for our Learning Insights webinar where we'll be sharing the technology, learning, and workplace trends we've uncovered in our recent report. We think we've found a winning formula for helping those in L&D navigate their way through a learning landscape that's continually shifting through technological change. As one client described, …

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Market Update: Next Generation Learning Management Systems [PART2]

In Part 1 of this article , I explored some of the newest features of the learning management system (LMS) which have led to changes in the way we think and utilise this powerful platform. In this final part, I begin to delve more deeply into what we could be seeing from a future LMS, focusing on social learning and even wearable tech.  So, what's …

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Market Update: Next Generation Learning Management Systems [PART1]

Course booking system, learning management system, virtual learning environment. Sound sexy? Thought not. We think it’s time to shake up that old IT system and replace it with something that will positively enthuse learners to engage, and in a way that suits them. Following from my March Market Update focusing on the progress of the learning management …

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Market Update: Progress of the LMS

It’s no surprise that many businesses have a Learning Management Systems (LMS) at the heart of their learning and development to help manage training and develop their employees. LMSs can be brilliant and offer extensive benefits, but can also be a real headache when designed badly, or utilised ineffectively. Recently, the software research and …

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Market Update December 2014: Reflections On 2014 From L&D

2014 has certainly been a year of change in L&D. We’ve seen progress in the wider adoption of new learning technologies and multi-device learning, and have also seen the rise and rise of gamification. But what was 2014 to those in the industry, a productive year, or a year to forget? What have been the highlights, and where is change …

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Market Update November 2014

Both ourselves and Towards Maturity have recently released flagship industry reports, full of insights into the use of learning technologies in businesses. As 2014 starts to draw to a close, we thought we’d review both reports to see what common ground we shared and if we had any key differences as businesses look towards their L&D plans …

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Onboarding: A Personal Experience

The recent launch of our new Onboarding For Results guide made me reflect on my own onboarding experiences.  They've ranged from extensive programmes, to completely non-existent. Here I share some of them with you, and also discuss what I think is an effective formula for good onboarding. I’ve worked for small (employee no. 4) and large …

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