Interactive Breakout Session BUS75
Business EDUCA: Ensuring a Successful Learning Technology Implementation
Date Friday, Dec 8 Time – Room Check
What makes a learning technology implementation succeed or fail? Guess what – it’s never the technology. In his new book ‘Learning Technologies in the Workplace’, Donald Taylor explored 16 years of case studies to uncover the common factors of success. Join this session to find out what Donald discovered in writing the book and boost the likelihood of success in your next implementation. You’ll walk away with a crucial checklist, a set of free tools and some tough questions that will challenge how you think about using technology for learning. APPA – the four characteristics of successful implementation teams; The cult of the amateur and how it cripples too many roll outs; Tips for broadening your network and gaining a wider perspective; The greatest single threat to your implementation; Your first next step back in the office.
Donald H. Taylor
The Learning and Performance Institute, UK
Donald H Taylor is a 25 year veteran of the learning, skills and human capital industries, with experience at every level from design and delivery to chairman of the board. He has been chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute since 2010.
A recognised commentator and organiser in the fields of workplace learning and learning technologies, Donald is passionately committed to helping develop the learning and development profession.
His background ranges from training delivery to director and vice-president positions in software companies. Donald has been a company director and shareholder for three companies through start up, growth and acquisition.
He is an influential writer and speaker in the fields of the professional development of L&D and of technology-supported learning. He was the 2007 recipient of the Colin Corder award for services to training and has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference since 2000. He also chairs the Learning and Skills Group, hosting its bi-weekly webinar programme, and edits Inside Learning Technologies Magazine. He is a graduate of Oxford University and in 2016 was awarded an honorary doctorate by Middlesex University in recognition of his work developing the L&D profession.