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L&D Industry Reports2018-12-05T10:43:13+00:00
  • The L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2018

    Overview: The L&D Global Sentiment Survey takes the pulse of the L&D community world-wide, annually. The one-minute, one-question online poll asks L&D professionals internationally what they think will be hot in the following year. In 2014 ‘mobile learning’ topped the poll. In 2015 and 2016, ‘collaborative learning’ was first. In 2017 and 2018, it was the turn of ‘personalization/adaptive delivery’. The question is always the same format: “What will be hot in workplace L&D in [this year]?” and participants are asked to choose what they think will be hot, not what should be hot. Over 1,000 people from 47 countries voted in 2018. Each person votes for up to 3 of 15 options, presented in random order. There is, in addition, an ‘Other’ option, where respondents can suggest what they think the survey is missing. Aggregated, and examined over time, these answers provide a fascinating look at trends in what people in L&D are thinking – and reveal more than many people might imagine.

    Date: June 2018

    Author: Donald Taylor


  • 2018 Workplace Learning Report

    Overview: A survey of approximately 4,000 professionals globally on LinkedIn with the goal of providing a holistic view of modern workplace learning.

    Date: June 2018

    Author: LinkedIn


  • Internet Trends 2018

    Overview: Summary of global internet trends and their impact

    Date: May 2018

    Author: Mary Meeker


  • 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends

    Overview: “Rewriting the rules for the digital age.” Organizations face a radically shifting context for the workforce, the workplace, and the world of work. Our survey of more than 10,000 business and HR leaders from 140 countries reveals 10 areas for businesses to focus on to better organize, manage, develop, and align people at work.

    Date: 2017

    Author: Deloitte


  • Internet Trends 2017

    Overview: Summary of global internet trends and their impact

    Date: May 2017

    Author: Mary Meeker


  • Learning Transfer Research 2017: Insights for Impact

    Overview: Discover what’s happening for Learning & Development professionals right now in organisations around the world and understand how it relates to your initiatives. Learn what organisations expect of their L&D teams and what this means for you, discover the key learning transfer trends experienced by organisations around the globe, learn how your region compares to others.

    Date: May 2017

    Author: Lever – Transfer of Learning & Lentum Ltd


  • Towards Maturity Annual Benchmark Studies

    Overview: The Towards Maturity Benchmark Studies are internationally recognised longitudinal studies on the effective implementation of learning innovation based on the input of 5,000+ participants and 25,000 learners gathered since 2003. Towards Maturity continuously surveys and studies how people learn at work and the impact this has on organisational performance. By turning data into insights and insights into action, this research is used to help L&D leaders assess and improve the appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency of their learning provision. Go to Resources > Library to see all the reports on offer.

    Date: Various

    Author: Towards Maturity


  • The Future of Jobs

    Overview: Employment, skills and workforce strategy for the fourth industrial revolution

    Date: January 2016

    Author: World Economic Forum


  • The Evolution of 70:20:10

    Overview: The 70:20:10 concept of workplace learning certainly isn’t new, yet it continues to capture L&D’s attention in a big way. Opinions on 70:20:10 range from the highly positive to the fiercely critical. To the casual observer, it seems there is a whole lot of fuss being made about 70:20:10.

    Date: November 2018

    Author: GoodPractice


  • Learning Technologies: What Managers Really Think

    Overview: For many L&D functions, utilising technology to deliver learning experiences is a strategic priority. Established learning technologies such as e-learning and learning management systems, as well as newer options such as online groups/networks and performance support tools represent a considerable investment.

    The impact (or otherwise) of these learning technologies is a critical means by which L&D’s success is judged. Given this, how much does L&D really know about how these technologies are being received by managers, and how useful they are perceived to be?

    Date: November 2017

    Author: GoodPractice


  • Google It: The Secret Online Lives of UK Managers

    Overview: Building on the findings of GoodPractice’s previous report The Secret Learning Life of UK Managers, this new study takes a closer look at the secret, online lives of managers in the UK.

    Published in conjunction with ComRes, and based on data gathered from 504 UK managers, this fascinating report investigates the specific role the internet and social media networks play in the lives of today’s managers. It provides detailed insight into managers’ online preferences and habits. This report presents the results of our survey, plus in-depth analysis and four key takeaways for L&D about what the key findings mean for the profession.

    Date: November 2016

    Author: GoodPractice


  • Australia’s Learning Technology Landscape

    Overview: Organisations have access to virtual classrooms, e-learning and learning management systems (LMS) as well as newer technologies like social learning tools, performance support resources and virtual reality (VR). Although a wide variety of technologies are available, the extent to which these are actively being used by L&D functions to support learning is unclear.

    This research considers how organisations in Australia are making use of different learning technologies to support and enhance their learning offerings. L&D practitioners looking to introduce technology for learning purposes face a myriad of different options.

    Date: September 2017

    Author: GoodPractice


  • New Perspective on 70:20:10 – 2nd Edition

    Overview: The 70:20:10 model of workplace learning is undoubtedly one of L&D’s hottest tickets. It has captured the attention of the L&D world in a big way. The 2nd edition of our New Perspectives on 70:20:20 report addresses some of the key challenges that L&D faces when it comes to putting the theory of 70:20:10 into practice.

    Updated for 2016, this new report presents the views of leading L&D thinkers on this critical topic. It features commentary from Charles Jennings, Nigel Paine, Clive Shepherd, Jane Hart, Harold Jarche and Ger Driesen, as well as our own expert insight and critical analysis.

    Date: October 2016

    Author: GoodPractice


  • Inside the Heads of UK Managers

    Overview: This report explores the world that managers inhabit today and the real life challenges they face in their roles.

    Based on data gathered from 500 UK managers, this fascinating report reveals what managers find most difficult and most challenging. It also provides in-depth analysis of the key differences in the data by gender, seniority and the size of organisation in which a manager works.

    Date: May 2016

    Author: GoodPractice


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