Last Minute 2021 Planning

Since everything else is changing — where people work, how they communicate, how training is delivered, etc. — it is the perfect time to transform the learning-measurement strategy to fit the new needs of the business. L&D must be involved as a strategic partner to the business and demonstrate how learning and training will get the organization where it needs to be.

Face-to-Face vs. Digital Learning — The Future Is Not Either/Or

The pandemic does not mean the end of the classroom. Face-to-face training may be on hiatus but it will return, though maybe not at pre-2020 levels In fact, in Brandon Hall Group’s Learning Strategy Survey, 94% of companies said that redesigning the classroom experience was at least somewhat important to helping them achieve business goals. Nearly one-third said it was critical. As we head in that direction, companies will need to get far more innovative at combining digital with the richness of ILT in blended learning solutions.

The Future of Workforce Training

By focusing on these core essentials, organizations can put themselves in the best position to meet their rapidly evolving skills needs — now and in the future. The key is to employ technology that is intelligent and agile enough to adapt and evolve as the business requires it. Having a workforce training strategy aligned with the business is a great start but without the technology to execute on that strategy, companies cannot move forward.

Microsoft Viva Partners with Skillsoft to Make Learning a Vital Part of the Employee Experience Platform

The integration of Skillsoft’s content, comprising 180,000+ learning assets, adds a collection of robust learning experiences, expands the Microsoft Viva Learning library, and empowers the 115 million daily users of Microsoft teams to hone their skills – all in the context of their work.

Transitioning Learning for a Remote Environment

Organizations’ leaders have been considering the digital transformation of learning for a long time but have been very slow to put anything substantial in place. The pandemic required this transition to occur almost overnight. Organizations must take this opportunity to truly transform their learning strategy and the technology they use to make it a reality. They must look toward sustainable, impactful solutions, rather than temporary measures.