Research reading list for L&D professionals 2021

  At Insights Media we spend a lot of time exploring research that’s related to corporate learning and workplace performance. We use this to undepin our client work, to power some of what we do at LearnPatch and to...
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“Invisible L&D”? It’s time to be seen

  A quarter of business leaders say their L&D function regularly communicates with senior leaders to set goals, request feedback and report performance. This is according to new research from Emerald Works entitled Same team, different sides?, which explores...
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Mind the gap – why brand messaging and communications must keep up to speed with a fast-moving market

  The Covid-19 pandemic forced organizations to change quickly. Employees were furloughed, they’ve been asked to work from home and they’ve been asked to work in very different ways. The context of work has changed. And it has changed...
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Out of adversity comes opportunity

Insights Media’s head of content, Roisin Woolnough, reflects on some of the changes that impacted on learning professionals in 2020 and what they mean for the year ahead. Like everyone else, I was very glad to see the back...
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Demonstrating value – a key part of the comms strategy for 2021

  Communicating your value, whether you are a vendor or learning team is something we talk about a lot. There is the opportunity to do this as the role of corporate learning changes. And there is the opportunity to...
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Looking back at 2020 and forward to 2021

2020: what a year it’s been, for us and everyone else. While it’s tempting to rush 2020 out the door and usher in 2021, we think it’s important to reflect on what’s happened and what the year has meant...
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The top 10 From Scratch episodes 2020

  We thought we’d share the top 10 most listened to podcast episodes of 2020 on the From Scratch podcast, which we co-host with Nigel Paine. It’s interesting to see that the dost popular episode was on learning evaluation....
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Learning is shifting but are your learning comms shifting?

Currently the messaging is: hands, face, space. Previously it was: Stay alert, control the virus, save lives and Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives. Whatever you think of the government’s messaging around the Covid-19 pandemic, it has tried...
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Communicating the changing role of corporate learning

  If the role of learning has changed forever as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown – and we at Insights Media think it has – then learning teams and learning businesses are faced with a significant communications challenge....
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Our new service offering to help vendors and corporate learning teams articulate value and impact

  Covid-19 has changed corporate learning for good, generating new and unforeseen brand and communications challenges for vendors and learning teams. As a result of these challenges, Insights Media has developed new propositions for the two markets it serves...
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