25 Design Thinking Resources for Corporate Learning Professionals

In this article, we’ve compiled 25 of our favorite design thinking resources—from inspiration and worksheets to academic research. For learning professionals, design thinking challenges us to think about the learning solutions we design in terms of objectives, motivation, and barriers. We are so focused on solving our business problems that we don’t adequately consider the perspective of the […]

The Mobile Mindset: Designing Great Mobile Learning Experiences (Free eBook)

As many of us can attest, it’s difficult to remain on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to training. Whether it’s resistance within our organizations or a limitation of tools (like a bloated LMS or ancient browser requirements), working to improve design can often feel like more of a hassle than it’s worth. […]

How to Take a Learning Experience From Miserable to Memorable

Imagine you own a travel business. You decide to specialize in trips to Europe. It’s up to you to define the itinerary and make all decisions regarding what a group will do. Now imagine two groups of travelers and two trip purposes. One trip is for educational purposes. This trip is targeted toward low-income youth […]

6 Ways to Combat the Corporate Training Time Crunch

Last month, we published the results from our 2018 Learning and Remembering Survey. In the survey, we asked 119 L&D professionals what challenges they face when attempting to deliver effective corporate training. Here are the most common responses: At over 38 percent, the number one challenge people cited in the survey is a lack of time for training. […]

Development Time for Corporate Learning: A Reality Check

A frequent part of my job is answering the question, “How long will that take?” And my answer is based on a combination of experience, data, and knowledge about the project type. In January, ATD posted updated data as to how long it takes to develop an hour of instructor-led and asynchronous eLearning. This has […]

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

In January of this year, JD Dillon produced a nice blog post on insights for 2018. He curated several L&D thought leaders to share their thoughts on what L&D practitioners should focus on for 2018. He formulated a variety of questions to which they responded. The insights are good. The thought leaders within the blog post are […]