As an Associate of the Institute of Consulting – an organisation within the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), who authored this report, “Learning to Lead. The Digital Potential”, I hope the report’s authors will approve me penning some of my own thoughts based on their recent research, particularly as my two L&D passions are digital learning and leadership and management development. And, of course, I recently shared my own thoughts on using digital learning for executive development. Continue reading “Learning to Lead – The Digital Potential – My Commentary”
When all the chatter first started about the then forthcoming Apple Watch, my mind immediately turned to how wearable devices could be “next big thing” in digital learning. I started to visualise scenarios of engineers, perched high in precarious places, looking to their wrist for helpful instructions about what they should do next. Then one of my technology partners reminded me that you needed to have your iPhone nearby and that it wouldn’t really offer much without that connected device. A valid point. In your average scenario, if having to choose between the tiny watch screen and the larger one on my smartphone, most people would realistically choose the latter. So I stopped thinking about wearables.