Time after time, we hear stories about organisations who sign a lengthy contract with a learning technology provider, only to find that a year into the contract, their requirements have changed to the extent that the learning platform or software no longer meets their needs. These organisations usually end up locked into expensive contracts for systems that just don’t do what they need them to do, and if the technology is proprietary, their hands are tied - they’re trapped by a classic case of procurement failure.
Recent blog posts (Expert Interviews)
Welcome to the next instalment of our ongoing Disruption Debate series, where Lars Hyland speaks to thought leaders and experts from the L&D world. This time, we spoke to Jane Hart from the Centre For Learning and Performance Technologies (C4LPT). Jane set up C4LPT in 2000, and it has become one of the most visited learning sites online, with her Top 200 Tools lists becoming an invaluable resource for learning professionals worldwide.
Welcome to the latest post in our Disruption Debate series, where Lars Hyland speaks to some of L&D’s top influencers and thought leaders about the most pressing issues facing businesses today. This time, we spoke to Clive Shepherd, founding director at The More Than Blended Learning Company. Clive has played a key role in the L&D sector for 30 years, with particular interest in technology-assisted learning and communications. We wanted to find out more about Clive’s unique insight into the industry, as well as where he thinks we need to start making changes in our approach to learning.
Welcome to the next instalment of our Disruption Debate. This time, Lars Hyland spoke to Talented Learning’s John Leh. John is an independent learning technology analyst who has personally reviewed more than 100 learning management systems, helping organisations choose and use the best e-learning tools for their needs.
Welcome to the next instalment of our ongoing Disruption Debate series. This time, Lars Hyland spoke to Sunder Ramachandran, General Manager - Training at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals India. Sunder leads the commercial training strategy for GSK in India for over 3,500 employees, and is particularly interested in social learning and mobile learning.
For the second year in a row, Totara Partner Xtractor has been ranked as one of Sweden’s best workplaces by Great Place To Work.
Welcome to the next instalment in our Disruption Debate series. This time, Lars Hyland speaks to Nigel Paine, author of The Learning Challenge and Building Leadership Development Programmes That Work. He has been involved in corporate learning for over 20 years, producing learning software and award-winning multimedia materials for public and private sector organisations.
Welcome to the next instalment in our Disruption Debate series, where Lars Hyland speaks to some of L&D’s key thought leaders and influencers to find out what’s changing in the industry today. This time, Lars spoke to Peter Yarrow, Global Head of Personal and Professional Growth at Standard Life.
Welcome to the sixth instalment of our new Disruption Debate series, where we speak to leading industry experts to discover more about disruption in the L&D industry. In this post, Lars Hyland speaks to Perry Timms. Perry is the founder of PTHR (People & Transformational HR), which he set up to enable him to change the world of work one conversation at a time.
Our Chief Commercial Officer Lars Hyland recently spoke to Sprout Labs' Robin Petterd about how business and learning agility can be increased through the use of open source learning software. To find out more about Lars' take on the latest trends in L&D and how today's business challenges can be supported with the right learning technologies, listen to Sprout Labs' podcast below. The transcript is available in this post.