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Performance is more than support – Communities count

Community Often the subjects that are most critical to business performance are either complex, very specialised or specific to an organisation or profession. This can be referred to as domain knowledge and it is essentially what makes that organisation what it is. It’s this intrinsic link with the context and culture of the organisation that […]

LT 2016 Review

The next 10 years in learning and gold at the Learning Awards 2016  Well, what a week its been here at WillowDNA – huge thanks to everyone who visited us at Learning Technologies 2016 and there was a lot of you!  It was an absolute pleasure, especially to have a packed house for our seminar. […]

Webinar from WillowDNA – Performance Catalysts

This month’s Willow Webinar will explore the role of L&D in the new world of work and introduces the concept of Performance Catalyst. From what you need to know about technology, how to identify the right type of learning solution aligned to business activities through to tips for evaluation, this webinar will explore what the […]

Performance is more than support – Creating the conditions

So leading on from last week’s post, lets start exploring the first step in creating a performance culture – creating the optimal conditions Conditions This is where culture, skills, career planning, reward and management skills come together to cultivate a performance mind-set, at both a micro level (individuals and teams) and macro level (organisations and […]

Performance is more than support – the future of learning

This month we are introducing a guide for the future of learning: a 5-point framework for learning professionals to construct a holistic learning strategy that supports learning in their organisations.  Over the coming posts, it will build into a complete guide, which will later be published as an e-book.  So let’s start with understanding the environment. […]

January Newsletter 2016

THE STRAND – the latest on learning from WillowDNA January 2016 Edition January Round Up Each month we take a look at some of the most interesting research and articles on online learning, social learning and technology.  But in a slight break from the norm, we wanted to share our big news – WillowDNA is […]

2015 in review – the dawn of the new learning age

“It all boils down to learning, but not the sort of learning you experienced at school. No, this is learning as a life skill. You’re learning all the time, taking in new information and making sense of it. You learn from experience, from conversations with peers, and from the school of hard knocks. You’re in […]

December Newsletter 2015

THE STRAND – the latest on learning from WillowDNA December 2015 Edition December Round Up Each month we take a look at some of the most interesting research and articles on online learning, social learning and technology.   Organisations need to make learning hard One of our favourite articles this month comes from the Harvard […]

e-Learning Awards 2015 Gala evening

WillowDNA are delighted to have been shortlisted in 4 categories for the 2015 e-learning awards. Amongst those categories is ‘e-learning company of year’, so the entire team are feel rather proud at the moment! The winners will be announced at the gala evening celebration, taking place at the Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster, London on 25th […]

November Newsletter 2015

THE STRAND – the latest on learning from WillowDNA November 2015 Edition November Round Up Each month we take a look at some of the most interesting research and articles on online learning, social learning and technology.   The latest Towards Maturity Benchmarking Report – a view from Clive Shepherd Our friend, Clive Shepherd, attended […]