Through a 2023 survey, the multinational professional services network KPMG International determined that business leaders believe the top three emerging technologies that will have the biggest impact on their business over the next year will be:
However, at our heart, we're focused on training solutions that can be applied to the bulk of the organizations with which we work.
ATD's 2023 State of the Industry report finds that while AI has been making some inroads into the technologies applied to support learning, the bulk of the technology-based learning methods applied were with podcasts and videos. Simulations and scenario-based learning were a close second.
When looking to the future, the same State of the Industry report shares that respondents believed their L&D budget would remain the same.
With that in mind, our agenda will be to continue to meet our members where they are: with a budget that dictates: "Free is good," but an industry that looks to us to push the boundaries.
It's an exciting time to be a talent developer! Technology continues to change the learning landscape. It seems new tools and resources emerge monthly to improve upon, replace, or (sometimes) complicate the stuff we're familiar with.
This SIG is devoted to exploring accessible technological training solutions that impacts the talent development industry. The Training and Technology SIG intends to provide both opportunity to:
The resources that we've curated below are not new. But they are free (or low-cost), and we've used them as we've developed our training content. Take a look! There may be something you can add to your training toolkit.
Note: we plan to update this list after our July event.
T & T SIG Leader, Paul Venderley
* We tend to take a hiatus approximately every two years, just to keep us on our toes.
We've recorded the first two of our webinars. Check them out and see if this group is right for you.