Curated Industry Content for the week of August 31st

twist-curated-content-1Every Monday we curate a number of articles and blog posts that have relevance to members of the eLearning Guild Community, and to the learning and performance field as a whole. Each piece of content that we share includes a brief introduction from the member of the Guild Community sharing why they think the content is important.

Here’s the content for this week:

Creativity’s Most Under-appreciated Component: Persistence by Tom Jacobs
Creativity is too often thought of as a talent instead of a skill. This article shares recent research on the role persistence plays – in sticking with a problem to find a solution – in the world of creativity.  – David Kelly

The Company Culture That Help (Or Hinder) Digital Transformation by Jane McConnell
Jane’s research again helps reinforce what has long been suspected about the impact on digital transformation in organizations. Fear, power, and status quo can all hinder the effort where shared purpose and autonomy can serve to speed change along. – Mark Britz

The Scary Side of Big Data by Kate Kochetkova
The world of big data is filled with possibilities. Unfortunately, possibilities is not an exclusively positive word. This article shares an important exploration of the potentiality dark side of big data.  – David Kelly

The State of Artificial Intelligence in Six Visuals by Venture Scanner
Artificial Intelligence is a growing technology; one that will have enormous impact on how we live, and how we learn, in the future. In addition to providing a glimpse into that world this post also shows some good examples of visual representation of data.  – David Kelly

Why Smaller Companies Will Dominate The Future of Work by Jacob Morgan
Jacob Morgan briefly explains why the small organization will ultimately win out. Their agility in a time of rapid change, lack of rigid hierarchy and bureaucracy along with their access to global talent makes smaller, leaner organizations ideal in a complex world. – Mark Britz 

4 Foundational Considerations for Evolving L&D by JD Dillon
Learning and development needs to adapt to the changing world around us. In this post we explore four foundational considerations related to these changes: Science, Context, Enablement, and Integration. – David Kelly

Women in eLearning: A Brave New Digital World by Lauralee Sheehan
The excellent “Women in eLearning” series in Learning Solutions Magazine continues in this post exploring the hybrid roles consisting of both creative and technological skill sets, and what that means to women in today’s workplace. – David Kelly

What are you reading?

If you have an article, blog post, or other resource that you think we should consider sharing in a future Curated Industry Content post, please feel free to send a link to the resource to David Kelly along with a few sentences describing why you think the resource is valuable.

Until next week!

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