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How L&D Is Holding Itself Back From Digital Transformation

Technology has been commonplace in L&D for decades but in an age in which digital is transforming organisations – and even industries – L&D is falling behind in both its approach to – and…See More
Feb 7
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

How L&D Is Holding Itself Back From Digital Transformation

Technology has been commonplace in L&D for decades but in an age in which digital is transforming organisations – and even industries – L&D is falling behind in both its approach to – and…See More
Feb 6
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

The Future of Learning Technology

You will have undoubtably read many ‘future of learning’ articles that predict the means and mechanisms for learning, extrapolating peripheral technologies that are entering the vernacular of L&D, but this article is different. This isn’t a crass oversimplification of technologies but a means of extending L&D’s expectation of technology and how it could serve us in…See More
Jan 18
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

The Future of Learning Technology

You will have undoubtably read many ‘future of learning’ articles that predict the means and mechanisms for learning, extrapolating peripheral technologies that are entering the vernacular of L&D, but this article is different. This isn’t a crass oversimplification of technologies but a means of extending L&D’s expectation of technology and how it could serve us in…See More
Dec 20, 2018
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

“We Want Training!”: When Client Expectations Stop L&D From Modernising

One of the most common phrases I hear from L&D professionals is:“We want to modernise and use more digital but our clients expect, and just ask for, training.”So, how do you change their minds to be able do something else – something more effective – instead?The short answer is:You may not be able to just do what you want (and quite rightly so) but you really should be…See More
Nov 29, 2018
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

“We Want Training!”: When Client Expectations Stop L&D From Modernising

One of the most common phrases I hear from L&D professionals is:“We want to modernise and use more digital but our clients expect, and just ask for, training.”So, how do you change their minds to be able do something else – something more effective – instead?The short answer is:You may not be able to just do what you want (and quite rightly so) but you really should be…See More
Nov 28, 2018
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

The #1 Mistake We’re All Making In L&D

‘Learning Needs’ are too often identified from afar. Whether it’s from our organisation’s leaders; department heads; line managers; or from others in HR. We’ve all been there:“Hi L&D, our managers need to be better coaches, could you deliver us a course, please?”On the surface, this request seems pretty reasonable – and fairly common, certainly in my 15 years as an in-house L&D…See More
Oct 5, 2018
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

The #1 Mistake We’re All Making In L&D

‘Learning Needs’ are too often identified from afar. Whether it’s from our organisation’s leaders; department heads; line managers; or from others in HR. We’ve all been there:“Hi L&D, our managers need to be better coaches, could you deliver us a course, please?”On the surface, this request seems pretty reasonable – and fairly common, certainly in my 15 years as an in-house L&D…See More
Oct 4, 2018
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

How Translating ‘Business Needs’ Into ‘Learning Needs’ Is Causing Misalignment

L&D people speak about business alignment as a key strategic priority but how are we not aligned already? We work inside the organisation and work closely with its people – so what’s going wrong?Misalignment occurs as soon as we translate ‘business needs’ into ‘learning needs’, which is usually right at the very outset of our conversations with stakeholders. But why do we do this? In…See More
Sep 12, 2018
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

How Translating ‘Business Needs’ Into ‘Learning Needs’ Is Causing Misalignment

L&D people speak about business alignment as a key strategic priority but how are we not aligned already? We work inside the organisation and work closely with its people – so what’s going wrong?Misalignment occurs as soon as we translate ‘business needs’ into ‘learning needs’, which is usually right at the very outset of our conversations with stakeholders. But why do we do this? In…See More
Sep 11, 2018
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

How Digital Learning Is Working In Retail

I don’t need to tell you that the retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years.Whilst online retailers, such as Amazon and ASOS, have been huge winners online, many traditional retailers have struggled to find their place in the modern world – and a large number of those have been lost from the high street, for good. In the UK …See More
Aug 21, 2018
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

How Digital Learning Is Working In Retail

I don’t need to tell you that the retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years.Whilst online retailers, such as Amazon and ASOS, have been huge winners online, many traditional retailers have struggled to find their place in the modern world – and a large number of those have been lost from the high street, for good. In the UK …See More
Aug 20, 2018
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

3 Steps To Better, Faster, Easier, Cheaper And Less Risky L&D

As we approach the summer holidays, I want to plant a seed with you that will give you hope, optimism and greater belief in the impact of our function.We read and hear, everyday, that L&D is changing and that we need to catch upor re-skill but there’s more to it than that…The only reason there’s so much rhetoric about the changing face of L&D is because expectations have changed. We…See More
Jul 24, 2018
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

3 Steps To Better, Faster, Easier, Cheaper And Less Risky L&D

As we approach the summer holidays, I want to plant a seed with you that will give you hope, optimism and greater belief in the impact of our function.We read and hear, everyday, that L&D is changing and that we need to catch upor re-skill but there’s more to it than that…The only reason there’s so much rhetoric about the changing face of L&D is because expectations have changed. We…See More
Jul 23, 2018
A blog post by Kiren Kahlon was featured

The Important Distinction Between ‘Digital’ and ‘Technology-Enabled’ Learning

We’ve used electronic technologies in L&D since the days of the overhead projector (see picture above), when we took pride in creating beautiful and alluring acetates to compliment our classroom training.Since then, PowerPoint and projectors, videos, e-learning, Learning Management Systems and all sorts of other new and novel products have proliferated our profession.But, despite…See More
Jun 28, 2018
Kiren Kahlon posted a blog post

The Important Distinction Between ‘Digital’ and ‘Technology-Enabled’ Learning

We’ve used electronic technologies in L&D since the days of the overhead projector (see picture above), when we took pride in creating beautiful and alluring acetates to compliment our classroom training.Since then, PowerPoint and projectors, videos, e-learning, Learning Management Systems and all sorts of other new and novel products have proliferated our profession.But, despite…See More
Jun 27, 2018

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What would you like to share about yourself?
I am a Digital Marketing Executive for Looop, the only tool that helps you rapidly deliver context-rich resources on-demand so that employees can apply their learning right away.
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http://www.looop.co/
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1-49
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Kiren Kahlon's Blog

How L&D Is Holding Itself Back From Digital Transformation

Posted on February 6, 2019 at 20:30 0 Comments

Technology has been commonplace in L&D for decades but in an age in which digital is transforming organisations – and even industries –…

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The Future of Learning Technology

Posted on December 20, 2018 at 19:45 0 Comments

You will have undoubtably read many ‘future of learning’ articles that predict the means and mechanisms for learning, extrapolating peripheral technologies that are entering the vernacular of L&D, but this article is different. This isn’t a crass oversimplification of technologies but a means of extending L&D’s expectation of…

Continue

“We Want Training!”: When Client Expectations Stop L&D From Modernising

Posted on November 28, 2018 at 19:34 0 Comments

One of the most common phrases I hear from L&D professionals is:

“We want to modernise and use more digital but our clients expect, and just ask for, training.”

So, how do you change their minds to be able do something else – something more effective – instead?

The short answer…

Continue

The #1 Mistake We’re All Making In L&D

Posted on October 4, 2018 at 19:15 0 Comments

‘Learning Needs’ are too often identified from afar. Whether it’s from our organisation’s leaders; department heads; line managers; or from others in HR. We’ve all been there:

“Hi L&D, our managers need to be better coaches, could you deliver us a course, please?”

On the surface, this request seems pretty reasonable – and…

Continue

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