107 Focusing on the Now and Next of Learning and Technology

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Wednesday, June 8

Management

Lone Star F

Technology continues to advance rapidly, changing how people live and interact with the world around them. Today’s learning professionals face the challenge of staying ahead of this curve and tracking the technologies that are shaping the future of organizational learning, while at the same time recognizing technologies that may be more of a passing fad.

In this session, you will explore the changing face of the learning technology landscape. You will discuss how mobile, video, performance support, and other technologies have shifted the landscape of organizational learning. You will examine the common characteristics of these shifts so that you are better equipped to recognize which emerging technologies have the potential to disrupt organizational learning, as opposed to those that are just hype. You will leave this session better prepared to stay ahead of the evolving technologies you need to focus on.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How technology can disrupt organizational learning
  • Which technologies are shaping the future
  • About common characteristics shared by disruptive technologies
  • Tips for staying ahead of the technology curve

Audience:
Novice to advanced designers, developers, senior developers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Various emerging technologies.

David Kelly

Executive Vice President, Executive Director

The Learning Guild

David Kelly is the Executive Director of The Learning Guild. David has been a learning and performance consultant and training director for over 20 years. He is a leading voice exploring how technology can be used to enhance training, education, learning, and organizational performance. David is an active member of the learning community, and can frequently be found speaking at industry events. He has previously contributed to organizations including ATD, eLearn Magazine, LINGOs, and more. He can be found online at his website davidkelly.me, or on Twitter @LnDDave.

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