Archive for month: December, 2014

Trends from 2014

19 Dec
December 19, 2014 Almost a year ago I blogged about the key trends I’d be watching during 2014.  As the year comes to a close, I thought it would be useful to revisit the trends I’ve been watching and see some of the things that have been going on. There were six key trends that I felt were worthy of attention.  These were: Big Data MOOCs The return of the old Business-focused learning Successful change, and Leadership Let’s see what 2014 brought us . . . Big Data During 2013 and 2014, Read more [...]

Loose Change

11 Dec
December 11, 2014 It’s time for loose change – not the type you keep in your pocket or purse but the way we approach change.  Traditionally, change programmes are planned, controlled and tight – but now, in today’s fast-paced world, we need to have loose change. In earlier posts I’ve written about the need to change transformational change.  In this post, I want to focus on loose change – that is, the change that can and should occur all the time within organisations, not as a formally planned activity Read more [...]

Why we’re blind to change

05 Dec
December 5, 2014 When it comes to tough issues we’re often blind to change – so it’s time to break change!  That’s right – it’s time to break many of our change models and look at change with fresh eyes.  Last week I wrote about how we need to revisit our approach to some of the underlying models that we’ve relied upon for so long and I want to continue the theme this week. I’ve written before about the various studies that have shown that almost 70 percent of large-scale change programmes fail Read more [...]