Today, we’re talking to Brandon Carson, Director of Learning at Delta Air Lines, author of Learning in the Age of Immediacy which focused on five factors transforming the modern workplace including learning technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.
Brandon’s new book L&D’s Playbook for the Digital Age helps makes the case why corporate learning and development needs to reorient itself for the digital age, and provides a tactical ‘playbook’ that you can apply in your learning & development practice.
We have to fundamentally rethink how we embrace changes to corporate learning because a static L&D practice is unsustainableWe have to fundamentally rethink how we embrace changes to corporate learning because a static L&D practice is unsustainable … TWEET THIS
Brandon is also co-founding director of L&D Cares, a network to help learning professionals like you and me in these difficult pandemic times.
I really wanted to get the inside track on this last one because right now, there are plenty of people in our training community who can do with help. Listen now!
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The Changes Coming to L&D
Brandon suggests that learning and development practitioners have definitely embraced leading edge technologies such as AR, VR and learning data analytics.
But it’s no longer just a question of adopting your new tools to your new learning environment. There is a fundamental redefining of how the workplaces we serve actually operate.
What we are seeing right now is the largest scale job-transformation in human history...Brandon W Carson – Director of Learning Delta Airlines
“I think that part of our challenge is that we have a lot of changes going on at the same time in the world of L&D ..
A lot of senior leaders and corporate executives I talk to are realizing that we really need to rethink how we do corporate learning…
Essentially, there is an enormous acceleration of the digital transformation of learning and this is effectively the confluence of all the factors I have outlined in my book...”
So, what are your thoughts on how you as an L&D practitioner need to rethink your approach?
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Take-aways you don’t want to miss
- How L&D can prepare itself for the Digital Age
- Which technologies will shape corporate learning
- Who is L&D Cares for and how can it help you?
- Where to apply if you want to become a L&D Cares Coach
Some resources for you
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Learning in the Age of Immediacy – The five factor transforming modern learning
Brandon W Carson – Brandon’s books, views and speaking
L&D Cares – Network and programs to support the L&D community
LinkedIn – Connect with Brandon on LinkedIn