Archive for category: Future

Is capability development the answer?

21 Aug
August 21, 2014

I recently viewed a video from Josh Bersin which really got me thinking.  Josh talks about capability replacing L&D and training.  Is he right or is this just another rebranding of what we’ve always been doing? Josh Bersin is a long-time and well-respected commentator and researcher within the HR, Talent and L&D space.  I recently watched a number of Josh’s videos where he was making a number of predictions. I know from experience that playing at crystal ball gazing can be a Read more […]

L&D future – crystal ball gazing

31 Jul
July 31, 2014

Making a prediction by staring into a crystal ball is always a dangerous thing to do.  But do those L&D predictions come true, and more importantly, does past research inform future practices? In this post I’ll be taking a look at an article I wrote which was published in Open Learning Today [July 2002, Issue 61], the journal of the British Association of Open Learning, to see just how close reality actually is to our crystal ball predictions. The original article is published verbatim Read more […]