Making the shift from data to insights

  We drown in data, but starve for insight. That’s a pretty strong statement, made by Sean Bengry in his recent post 10 Things I’ve Learned from My 20 Years in Learning and Development. This post was one of...
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Under-qualified, time poor and stressed – research about managers tells a depressing story

In this week’s Insights Media Insider newsletter we include links to a few research reports highlighting managers and manager development (see the newsletter here). Here we pull out the manager related data – we hope you find it useful....
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What L&D can learn from internal comms

Marketing learning is a hot topic in the industry, making this State of the Sector 2023/24 report from Gallagher worth a look. The research shares results of a survey of more than 2,000 internal comms professionals carried out at...
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The Learning Industry Q&A – Dr Nigel Paine

The Learning Industry Q&A is a regular profile piece in which Insights Media interviews someone in the learning/talent space to get their perspective on learning, talent and their career so far. Here we talk to Dr Nigel Paine, CEO...
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How L&D can have a voice in the organisation

I’ve just been reading through the LPI’s 2024 Learning Survey and there’s some good stuff in there. Such as the finding that just over half (53%) of L&D managers believe their learning strategy is mostly ineffective. That’s pretty damning. What’s...
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From VUCA to BANI – how to help process the world around us

After reading a new PwC report yesterday, I’ve been thinking about the terms VUCA and BANI. One of the report’s stats stood out to me in particular: 45% of CEOs think their organisation won’t be viable in ten years...
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The LPI Learning Survey 2024: 10 things you need to know and DO as an L&D manager!

The LPI 2024 Learning Survey is brimming with data. Here are 10 areas to act on for L&D managers.   L&D struggles to have a strategic voice, with 32% of respondents saying they are mostly seen as a cost...
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World of Learning Summit 2024 – is L&D heading for AI-mageddon?

Was it a sign? That the opening keynote at the World of Learning Summit was all about Artificial Intelligence and its impact on corporate learning and development. Of course it’s a sign – AI is changing the learning industry...
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6 ways learning brands can cut through the noise in 2024

The corporate learning market has a problem – hundreds of competitors all saying similar things. This means that for suppliers, everyone is a competitor. And for buyers, it’s difficult to know which vendor is right for you and your...
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What’s the future of hybrid working?

Despite hybrid working continuing to be a confusing, tricky landscape for employers and employees to navigate, some organisations are starting to put their stakes in the ground on this issue. In summary: Companies are reconsidering remote work policies, with...
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