Following on from my post about ‘greening L&D’ I’ve just listened to the recent L&D podcast from David James (with guest Kevin Yates). I’ve heard Kevin speak before and it is difficult to disagree with his focus on metrics. Indeed I fear I’ve even scared some recruiters off in the past when talking about what… Continue reading The old L&D measures are not just wrong: they should now be seen as negatives
Between extinction rebellion, Greta Thunberg and the growing political consensus it is clear 2019 may finally be the year where climate change is taken seriously. I posted briefly about this in April but its been telling of late how little (if at all) this topic has permeated into L&D professional conversations. In some ways L&D… Continue reading How green is your L&D? Where is the climate concern from people development professionals?
Jumping on the data bandwagon (where ‘analytics’ seems to be the new ‘big’) Microsoft’s offering – MyAnalytics – was made available to me in my organisation this week (having previously been part of the ‘Delve’ branding). Here’s Microsoft’s own introduction: This data basically shows what you’ve been up to in Office365 – such as time… Continue reading MyAnalytics in Microsoft365: first impressions
I recently received my “10th #twitterversary” email from Twitter and it made me reflect on my use of the platform. I’ve never been a big tweeter, tending to use it share at events and also retweet/like things that I would later blog about from those same events. Otherwise my use has been fairly limited. Going… Continue reading 10 years of Twitter
This week I reach out on Twitter and LinkedIn for help finding a free authoring tool. This was spurred on by a bit of research and the realization that most tools on lists such as: https://elearningindustry.com/free-authoring-tools-for-elearning https://elearningindustry.com/directory/software-categories/elearning-authoring-tools/license/free are either no longer available, very limited when offering a ‘free’/lite version (often just PowerPoint conversion which has been… Continue reading Why I tweeted this week about eLearning tools