David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 10/12/20

David Kelly, Executive Director, The Learning Guild

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this week’s resources continue to have the dual focus of providing resources that can help us navigate this troubling time, while also giving us new ways to expand the view we have on the work we do as L&D professionals.

Here’s a summary of this week’s content:

  • A look at the critical role of the virtual producer
  • What will be required to support the future of remote work
  • What a subtle change from Google’s G Suite may mean for the future of work
  • Trends that are shaping the future of work
  • Themes that shape how we look at the future of learning and technology

Virtual Producers add Value and Expertise from Behind the Scenes by Jane Bozarth
The person that often makes the biggest difference in the experience attendees have in a virtual event often isn’t the speaker; it’s the virtual producer. The producer not only ensures that technical aspects of the event run smoothly, but they also remove distractions and provide the support needed that enables speakers to focus on their message instead of the technology. This post by Jane Bozarth explores the critical value virtual producers play in our work.

Going all-in on remote work: The technical and cultural changes by Lee Hutchinson
There are many that predict remote work will continue to be a large part of everyday life even after the challenges of the pandemic are behind us. That will require a fundamental change to how orgainzations work and support their workforce. This post by Lee Hutchinson dives deep into what may be required to effectively support a remote workforce.

G Suite is now Google Workspace by Frederic Lardinois
The world of work continues to work towards a new normal, and it’s important that learning professionals track that evolution so we can pivot the work we do accordingly. This post by Frederic Lardinois explores what at first glance looks like a simple rebranding of Google G Guite, but if you look at some of the new functionality being integrated into Google Workspace, you’ll see how it is evolving to better support the future of work.

Future of Work: 8 Megatrends Shaping Change
The world of work continues to change rapidly, shaped by advancements and shifts in technology, cultures, and other factors. This post looks at eight factors that are transforming the future of work. As you read this article, consider what the trend may mean to the work you do in supporting your workforce.

3 Key Themes Shaping The Future Of Learning And Technology by David Kelly
My latest personal post looks at the themes that are shaping the future of learning and technology. The post is less about trends, and more about the lens through which we view the trends.

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