Agile Learning: Managing Your Product Backlog in L&D

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Getting the Agile Learning ball rolling takes a deep understanding of how the processes work. But also, the roles and responsibilities of each role on the project team. In many Agile frameworks (including the popular Scrum methodology) the Product Owner is responsible for defining a vision of what he or she wishes to build and […]

Why Agile Learning is the Engine to Drive Digital Transformation Forward

Digital transformation can be defined as the integration of digital technology and solutions into all aspects of a business’s processes in order to solve problems. While this differs organization to organization and industry to industry, at its core, digital transformation requires a shift in culture and in the way products and services are produced and […]

2 for 1: Using Agile Learning for Rapid Content Development

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There are a few different interpretations of the term rapid content development out there. But the most common is the quick creation of elearning content using authoring tools created for rapid design.  The nature of rapid content development means Agile Learning aligns perfectly with the goal of rapid content creation and assembly. Combining the two […]

The Building Blocks for an Effective Agile Learning Culture

While we’ve written extensively about how to incorporate Agile Learning methodologies into individual learning projects, there should eventually be an Agile culture within an entire organization. Does it seem a bit overboard? It’s not, and it actually is possible. Let’s have a look at how you can get not only your training team on board […]

Getting Your Training Team on Board with Agile Learning

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There will no doubt be members of your team who are reluctant to adopt Agile. But there are strategies you can use to convert those who are less than enthusiastic. While it might seem like an easy fix to get the immediate L&D team on board with Agile Learning, keep in mind that you will […]

Journey to Agile: 5 Rest Stops on the Agile Learning Highway

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Once you’ve decided that Agile Learning should be implemented as part of your training team’s course creation process, it can be difficult to know where to begin. The journey to Agile Learning implementation takes rigorous planning. You need commitment from your team, and often a little outside help as well. However, the benefits far outweigh […]

Agile Learning Tools & Software Your Training Team Will Love

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Agile Learning is on the rise. And with so many learning teams striving to effectively implement the processes and methodologies behind Agile, technology can help to bridge the gap.  Agile Learning is not about replacing existing instructional design best practices. It’s about finding new ways to manage your training projects so you can keep up […]

How Agile Really Works in Learning and Development

Curiosity can be a good thing, especially as it relates to Agile. Some have heard of it and think it’s only for software engineering teams. For others, it’s just the latest corporate buzzword. Of course, it’s neither. Agile Learning has the potential to transform the way L&D teams develop and deliver content to learners. The […]

Common Agile Learning Hurdles and How to Jump Them

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As training teams begin to adopt Agile Learning methodologies, growing pains are inevitable. Agile Learning hurdles are just another part of the implementation process that must be addressed. Transitioning to a new format can be difficult for any professional, and not just those in learning and development. You’ll have to consider your subject matter experts’ […]

Virtual Training: The Do’s and Don’t’s

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The transition to work from home continues to have an undeniable effect on the ability to deliver training to employees who are suddenly now working remotely. Some training has always been online: self-paced, accessible anytime, anywhere. However, some training that was once face-to-face now has to be delivered online—blindsiding everyone involved in the delivery of […]