Learning & Training Archive

Brain Science for Gamification

Why aren’t we using Gamification more within our organizations to sustain change?  Ironically it’s the organizations resistance to change.  Go figure.  Unless the organization is able to see the benefits and value of using a gamification vendor, it will not want to spend the budget needed to integrate game mechanics into enterprise software. What I

Gamification Architecture Framework – A Place to Start

Gamification is in full swing and many of my clients are either using gamification or architecting their gamification strategies.  Corporations are seeing that the human mind strives to achieve more, compete and earn honor, respect, awards, and gratitude from accomplishing tasks and activities correctly.  Gamification has been tested sociologically both in the military by giving

Training through Gamification

Gamification has become a major buzzword in consulting yet it is a powerful buzzword because of the value it delivers to clients who are seeking to enhance their level of adoption and sustainment.  Traditional Training within Change Management would understand the audience, develop role based training material and either do a “Train the Trainer” session

My 10 reasons why the ACMP Standard does not fit reality

Recently the Association of Change Management Professionals put a “standard” and certification for Change Management.  My thoughts are both positive and negative but perhaps more concerned with a non-profit organization pushing a certification in a field which is far too dynamic and not structured.  We can say that OCM approaches and frameworks help guide Change

Individual Success brings Change Faster – 8 Sayings that Lead to Failure

It seems to always be the case that Change resources are thrown into the mix because of abundant levels of resistance within the organization.  Client executives are saying, “these guys don’t want to change, nobody wants to go behind our vision” etc.  There isn’t any silver bullet to fixing the lack of alignment, consensus and

Organizational Change Management for Successful Enterprise Social Networking

In the next three years, enterprise social networking tools in the workplace are destined to grow by 350%. By the year 2017 it will be a $3.5 Billion industry just in license and implementation sales. The true value organizations will achieve from these large investments will be by ensuring their people successfully use the tools

What’s your Organizations approach to Training Materials?

When developing a training strategy, we will look to ensuring we cover all knowledge for all individuals so they have the skills and tools to successfully do their new tasks/job.  In an article I posted earlier on a Training Strategy checklist, some folks also asked me “Milan, what is the best way to decide on

Training Strategy Checklist

Are you building a Training strategy?  I have put together common items you should consider to have the most effective training approach.  Hope it helps! Number of training participants Location of the attendees Number of locations to host face to face training Number of virtual training sessions Hardware and Software requirements for training systems Training

First Article Post

Let’s see how things go with this blog.  Plenty of knowledge to share.  Plenty of experiences to share.  The question is, who wants to read it?