Google unveils job training initiative with $1 billion pledge [Wakabayashi]

Google unveils job training initiative with $1 billion pledge  — from nytimes.com by Daisuke Wakabayashi Excerpt: SAN FRANCISCO — Google unveiled an initiative on Thursday to help […]

For colleges, community colleges, & universities: The new, exponential pace of change. [Christian]

From DSC: Some of the largest waves of change that are hitting the beaches of numerous societies throughout the globe are coming from technological changes […]

MASSIVE CHANGE!!! “The majority of the U.S. workforce will soon freelance.” | How is higher education reacting to this trend? Or how *should it* react to this trend?!

Freelancers predicted to become the U.S. workforce majority within a decade, with nearly 50% of millennial workers already freelancing, annual “Freelancing in America” study finds […]

Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding [Woodberry]

Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding — from trainingindustry.com by Andrew Woodberry Excerpts: For jobs that are particularly dangerous or high-stress, introducing employees […]

CIO Roles in Flux [Bolkan]

CIO Roles in Flux — from campustechnology.com by Joshua Bolkan Excerpt: Nearly all, 95 percent, of chief information officers expect their positions to be changed […]

From DSC: Some reflections from the “2017 Workplace Learning Report ” from LinkedIn Learning

      From DSC: Getting employees to make time for L&D needs to be based upon “what’s in it for them” — i.e., the […]

Gartner’s 100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2021 report

100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2021 — from Gartner From DSC: I just wanted to include some excerpts (see below) from Gartner’s 100 Data […]

Check out these huge announcements from Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mixed Reality Event & Google’s Pixel 2 Event

From DSC: Before we get to the announcements in more detail…. can you imaging being a teacher, a professor, or a trainer — with all […]

What if we were to tie in Google’s new Job Discovery service in w/ a next gen learning platform? [Christian]

Google’s jobs AI service hits private beta, now works in 100 languages — from venturebeat.com by Blair Hanley Frank Excerpt: Google today announced the beta […]

Does Your Learning Ecosystem Support Current and Future Needs? [Hughes]

Does Your Learning Ecosystem Support Current and Future Needs? — from learningsolutionsmag.com by Andrew Hughes Excerpts: As L&D, we need to change the way we […]

How VR saves lives in the OR [Fink]

How VR saves lives in the OR — from forbes.com by Charlie Fink Excerpt: We see seven themes emerging from new VR and AR apps […]

It’s Time for Student Agency to Take Center Stage [Bjerede & Gielniak]

It’s Time for Student Agency to Take Center Stage — from gettingsmart.com by Marie Bjerede and Michael Gielniak Excerpt: Jason took ownership of his class […]

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