Learning Technologies in the Workplace

The result of 16 years’ observing why some learning technology implementations succeed and others fail, Learning Technologies in the Workplace is invaluable reading for today’s L&D professionals, whether they plan to implement a new technology, or simply make the most of what they have.

The book provides a set of tools to help an implementation succeed, including tips on stakeholder management, demonstrating value, effective performance consulting and maintaining systems post-launch.

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L&D Global Sentiment Survey

The annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey asks learning and development practitioners globally what will be ‘hot’ in the upcoming 12 months.

Started in 2014, and with reports published since 2016, the survey reveals what the profession is thinking about learning technology world-wide.

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Donald is managing editor for Inside Learning Technologies and Skills Magazine, and also sits on the editorial advisory boards of the International Journal of HR Development and University of Texas’s Global Handbook for Workplace L&D.

In addition, Donald writes regularly, contributing to a range of titles as well as to his monthly column in Training Journal.


Inside Learning and Technologies Magazine

Whats in a Word , ILTM 47  January 2014

In praise of memory , ILTM 46 December 2013

1990 The year when everything changed , ILTM 45 November 2013

Time for a makeover , ILTM 44 October 2013

Getting out of the the training ghetto , ILTM 43 April 2013

Learning and Development at the crossroads ,ILTM  30 Dec 2010

The Future of Learning at Work

The future of learning at work part 5 – capability building,Training Zone , July 2011

The future of learning at work part 4 – performance support,Training Zone , June 2011

The future of learning at work: part 3 -personal learning support, Training Zone , June 2011

The future of learning at work: part 2 -skills management,Training Zone , June 2011

The future of learning at work: part 1 – setting the scene, Training Zone , June 2011

Learning Technologies

It’s time to drop e-learning, Training Zone, July 2007

Learning Myths

The learning and development profession is not a profession – not yet, anyway. If it were, it wouldn’t so avidly adopt and adapt half-truths.

Modern myths of learning: The creative right brain, Training Zone, June 2009

Modern myths of learning: You only use 10% of your brain, Training Zone, August 2008

Top read of 2008: Modern myths of learning: You only remember 10% of what you read, Training Zone, December 2008 (This was Training Zone’s most read article of 2008.)

Why training ROI doesn’t matter, Training Zone, April 2007

Future proof: IT and the digital native, Training Zone, March 2007

Competencies and Learning

Capability Management: L&D’s Future, or Another Fad?, Training Zone, October 2007

What Competencies Tell Us About L&D, Training Zone, December 2007

Your Boss Doesn’t Care About Training, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, October 2006