Hit the moving target! Adaptive learning helps tackle the cyber training conundrum

Cybersecurity training is part of a vicious cycle. You train, you apply your knowledge, the situation evolves, you train again. Unfortunately, that’s the nature of a rapidly progressing landscape, and there’s very little an organisation can do to avoid it. How the training is delivered, however, is a very different matter. Businesses are acutely aware […]

Measuring the ROI and impact of learning programmes

Picture this. You’re sat in the boardroom; you’re in the middle of presenting the performance of your latest learning initiative. At the end of your presentation, the questions roll in, and you confidently return each one with eloquent and unquestionable reasoning. But there’s one question that both constantly challenges, and is at the same time […]

Why professional certification organisations should be adopting adaptive learning methods

Conventional learning systems and materials take a one-size-fits-all, linear approach. Information is presented in a fixed way, with perhaps some branching of options to give the illusion of flexibility. The expectation is that all learners will absorb the material at the same pace and with the same knowledge processing abilities. In reality, of course, this […]

What do modern learners undertaking professional development need from the learning experience?

Classroom of Learners

After a long period of stability, the professional development and learning sector is undergoing some changes, driven by two factors: new technology and the increasing demands of customers and clients. Beginning with the ‘customers’, modern learners are more keenly aware than ever that having up-to-date skills is essential for financial as well as career progression. […]

The predicted learning & development trends for 2023

Crystal Ball

L&D faces strong headwinds in 2023 but also opportunities to demonstrate business value. Recession is the word nobody wants to say out loud, yet according to the IMF, one-third of the world economy will hit recession in 2023. This will also have a knock-on effect on countries that aren’t technically in an economic recession. It’s […]

OBRIZUM’S​ five enterprise learning & development lessons from 2022

Welcome to part one of a two-part series where we look at where L&D is now and where it’s heading in 2023. 2022 was the year in which much of the world slowly emerged from COVID-19 restrictions, faced up to the reality of war in Europe and discovered that inflation is back in a big […]