Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 3

MICHELLE EGGLESTON SCHWARTZ

FROM THE
EDITOR

PREPARING FOR
THE FUTURE OF L&D

It's that time of year. Organizations are
reflecting on annual business goals and
planning for the year ahead. Learning
and development (L&D) is no different.
L&D teams are busy setting goals
and securing the budget to deliver
effective training programs that will
enable their organizations to reach their
business goals.

UNDERSTANDING
THE STATE OF THE
INDUSTRY IS INTEGRAL
TO RUNNING A
GREAT TRAINING
ORGANIZATION.

Staying at the forefront of change has
become an added responsibility of L&D
professionals. Understanding the state of
the industry and how this may impact your
employees and bottom line is integral to
running a great training organization.
Training Industry, Inc. takes a vested
interest in analyzing the current business
landscape to help training professionals
map their goals and objectives for the
coming year. This issue of Training Industry
Magazine examines trends that we
predict will impact the future of L&D and
that should be considered as we enter
2020 - from using crowdsourcing to
broaden the resources available to your
learners at the point of need to applying
design thinking for creating learner-centric
solutions to curating and vetting our talent
needs as carefully as we do when faced
with selecting the right technology.
We are seeing a major shift in how
business is conducted. The nature of work
is changing with more employees opting
for a less traditional work experience.
From remote workers to contract
employees, training organizations are
challenged with delivering learning
experiences that meet the needs of

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employees located both inside and
outside of the organization.
As technology continues to evolve and
simplify business processes, there is a
growing concern regarding which jobs
will become obsolete and which skills are
necessary to succeed in the changing
market. Soft skills like creativity and
problem-solving are critical for developing
innovative solutions that propel the
organization forward. High-performing
organizations will continue to invest in
soft skills training to untap the creative
potential of their employees and leverage
their talent in innovative ways.
Today's organizations must be agile and
creative. This requires employees who
are prepared for the future of work, and
those employees require effective training
programs. L&D must take the time to
understand the needs of their workforce
and upskill, reskill or hire new talent
when necessary.
As you read through the collection of
articles in this magazine, consider how
these ideas and approaches may be
implemented in your organization. We
want to encourage a healthy dialogue
around the challenges and opportunities
that are influencing the business of
learning. It's an exciting time to be in
the training space, and we would love
to hear your thoughts on the topics that
you see influencing the industry.
Michelle Eggleston Schwartz is the
editorial director for Training Industry,
Inc. Email Michelle.

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Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019

Preparing for the Future of L&D
Table of Contents
Do You Have this Key Leadership Skill?
How Learning Leaders Can Implement Brain-based Trends, Strategies and Solutions to Transform Corporate L&D
Cliché or Clarity? 3 Expressions That Can Enhance Your Learning Efforts 
Leadership Trends for L&D to Consider
Building a Workforce for the Future
The Engagement Continuum
Design Thinking: Creating Authentically Learner-Centric Solutions
Trends 2020: The Broadening Role of L&D
The Future of Learning is Experiential
Clinging to 20th-century Learning Architecture Inhibits Your Ability to Deliver a 21st-century Learning Experience
Choosing Talent Over Tech
Go Grow Them: Using Crowdsourcing to Spur Employee Development
AbbVie: Engage Employees in Development, And Leave Them Wanting More
The Adaptation of Cross-Cultural Competence
How Technology is Shaping the Future of Workplace Learning
Using Technology to Support the Learner and Learning Professional Experience
Company News
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Cover1
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 2
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Preparing for the Future of L&D
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 4
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Table of Contents
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 6
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 7
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 8
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Do You Have this Key Leadership Skill?
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 10
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - How Learning Leaders Can Implement Brain-based Trends, Strategies and Solutions to Transform Corporate L&D
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 12
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Cliché or Clarity? 3 Expressions That Can Enhance Your Learning Efforts 
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 14
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Leadership Trends for L&D to Consider
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Building a Workforce for the Future
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 17
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 18
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 19
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 20
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - The Engagement Continuum
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 22
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 23
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Design Thinking: Creating Authentically Learner-Centric Solutions
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 25
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 26
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 27
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Trends 2020: The Broadening Role of L&D
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 29
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 30
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 31
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 32
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 33
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - The Future of Learning is Experiential
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 35
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 36
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 37
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Clinging to 20th-century Learning Architecture Inhibits Your Ability to Deliver a 21st-century Learning Experience
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 39
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 40
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 41
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Choosing Talent Over Tech
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 43
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 44
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 45
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Go Grow Them: Using Crowdsourcing to Spur Employee Development
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 47
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 48
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 49
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - AbbVie: Engage Employees in Development, And Leave Them Wanting More
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 51
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - The Adaptation of Cross-Cultural Competence
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 53
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 54
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 55
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - 56
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - How Technology is Shaping the Future of Workplace Learning
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Using Technology to Support the Learner and Learning Professional Experience
Training Industry Magazine - November/December 2019 - Company News
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