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In our specialist articles, selected experts analyse, interpret and report on current trends and developments in the fields of eLearning and education.

SpecialistArticles

In our specialist articles, selected experts analyse, interpret and report on current trends and developments in the fields of eLearning and education.

Personalized competence development

Technology support, people as success factors and new areas of tension The challenges: VUCA world, dynamic markets, digitalization The current challenges for companies and organizations can be outlined with three keywords: VUCA world (e.g., Covid-19), dynamically...

From Training to Agile Learning Support

In March of 2020, millions of Germans encountered agile learning for the first time. Because of the Covid19 pandemic, they set up their home offices and learned to participate in meetings and conferences virtually....

Building a business case for learning systems

In the current Covid-19 pandemic, digital learning is getting a massive boost. It was not long ago - early February 2020 to be exact - that 90% of European companies saw significant skills gaps...

WebConferencing expanded

A subjective and non-exhaustive buyer's guide to synchronised meeting and conferencing tools.   I wrote my first text on "standard software for cooperation" in 1999 (Stoller-Schai 1999) and my last buyer’s guide on synchronised tools 13...

Learning from biology to succeed in digital learning

What are polar bears, polar cod and krill doing in the desert?!   The world of digital learning has always been full of colourful buzzwords. Since the days of computer-based training, new terms like rapid eLearning,...

How effective skills building improves business impact

The skills landscape has always seen a continual cycle of growth and change, peaks and troughs. What is different today is the speed of change and the nature of skills on-demand. There is no silver bullet...

Digital Learning Maturity – what it means for your business

There are many reasons why putting people development at the heart of your operations is the most important thing to do. Meanwhile the business imperative has never been more clear — technological change combined...

What is the self-fulfilling learning prophecy and why should you care?

It was already 5 years ago that the World Economic Forum predicted that 65% of children entering primary schools today will end up working in new job types and functions that currently don’t yet...

L&D Homework for Better Corporate Performance in 2021

The world has never been more united in fighting a common foe than it is today when facing COVID-19-. After almost a year and over 1 million deaths, we are starting to make progress....

The Critical Incident Technique in Learning and Development: Acknowledging Mistakes, pinpointing Best Practices and...

In a business, mistakes are frowned upon. Though they are a part of human life, companies and employees often undervalue them and see them as a hindrance to productivity. Mistakes become a stigma and...

Artificial Intelligence Transforming Corporate Learning and Development

“Hey Siri, what role does artificial intelligence play in the Learning and Development process?” Machine...

E-learning for Industrial Revolution 4.0: Building Collaborative Virtual Learning Environments

In learning sector, the COVID-19 Pandemic is an ultimate adaptive and transformative challenge. It has...

Deconstructing O2O Model for Better L&D amid Covid-19

The pandemic is not over. The numbers still go up. Businesses are still at struggling....

Solving the Puzzles: Boosting Learner Engagement during COVID-19

COVID-19 or other catastrophes might just come and hit civilization, and they would inevitably impact...

Talent Mobility in Corporate L&D During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has transformed numerous sectors globally, from social adjustments to corporate regulations worldwide. The pandemic...