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Training and Development
Twitter, Facebook, and has one of the largest, fastgrowing
LinkedIn communities, with more than 12,000
members (at press time). " It's a big challenge to use
it effectively. But we have found that social media
collaborating and idea sharing has worked very well
on the sales side. Members will post things they've
learned-what's worked and what has not worked. "
HP ExpertOne's social channels also feature blogs,
forum sites, and a knowledge base to draw people
in and keep the conversation going. " We have a lot
of members who are very active and really enjoy it, "
Harvey says.
Mobile learning is another strategy that HP has been
working on over the last few years. Harvey says that
the organization launched a sales platform that aligns
the curriculum on mobile devices, but during the
development process, HP had to ensure all the content
was mobile ready-and mobile appropriate. " We had
to make sure the content can be consumed in bitesized
pieces, " she says.
Certainly the ease of mobile devices and the amount
owned by the workforce are contributing to its growth
in the learning space. According to Morgan Stanley's
Internet Trends: Report, Americans spend 220 minutes
a day on social media channels today versus 120 in
2006. Plus mobile users have grown by 500 percent
over three years.
" Access to content on mobile devices such as tablets
and smart phones makes it much easier to provide
content at the point of need, " says The Training
Associates' Margason. " The implication is that it is
unnecessary to try to cover all elements of topics in
class. "
What's next for learning applications?
Wearable mobile learning devices. Raytheon's Letts
says that these hands-free devices are beginning to get
attention since they deliver information easily while
workers are on the job. " With built-in cameras, lineof-sight
capability, positional head tracking and hi-res
screens, live remote support through these devices
increase the effectiveness of the support session,
while providing the platform for more engaging,
learner-specific on-demand mobile learning nuggets
and interactions, " he says. " The addition of gestural
gloves add to the experience, and through the use of
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higher-level 3D programming tools, single and multiuser
games and simulations in virtual worlds are more
immersive, more efficiently built, and potentially far
more effective when experienced using wearable
headsets such as the HD Oculus Rift. "
Video. Another on-demand application that allows
employees to train on their terms and on their own
time is video. Developing in-house video has become
easier over the years through the various desktop
products on the market, says Margason. " Many
millennial generation members in the learning and
development organization grew up creating videos on
their laptops and they are bringing those skills into the
workforce, " he says.
On The Horizon
Historically, training and development departments
have had difficulty measuring return-on-investment
metrics. But, as the industry has evolved and matured,
organizations have developed strategies to make it
easier.
" Business functions and the training organization
are doing a better job of aligning business goals
and training outcomes, " says Margason. " More and
more frequently the HR business partner role is now
expanded to include learning and development.
The result is that the business is able to get their
requirements to the training organization sooner
and the training organization, in turn, is able to more
quickly develop and release training aligned with the
business goals and objectives. "
NIIT's Trolley agrees. " If you don't do business alignment
right, nothing else matters, " he says. " Learning
organizations run at the speed of business and need to
be fully embedded [in] the business for success. "
Big data is another catalyst for creating transparency
around learning's value. " For the learning space, the
increased availability of analytics enables us to gain an
impressive amount of insight into a workforce's actual
performance, not just learning data, " says Letts.
He also notes that data can help drive strategy around
training. " We are now able to tell the story of our
learning strategy based on data. For example, we
can better identify root-causes for low performance,
then define the learning strategy, its design and
development as well as execution priorities. "

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