Microlearning is A LOT more than smaller content

June 12, 2016 JD

I had the awesome opportunity to join the ATD South Florida Chapter for their Innovative Learning Conference earlier this week. Axonify was one of the event sponsors, and I presented on behalf of the team. My topic: microlearning. I’ll admit it. I’m not a fan

5 reasons your employees aren’t sharing their knowledge

April 22, 2016 JD

I rarely hear someone say … WOW! We have so many people sharing on [insert name of enterprise platform]! Everyone’s problems are getting solved so quickly nowadays! Instead, I hear plenty of … We have [insert name of enterprise platform] at work, but no one really

5 principles for improved safety training

July 25, 2016 JD

They completed a 30-minute eLearning. They went through 2 weeks of on-the-job training. They passed a 35-question multiple choice assessment. So why are your employees still getting hurt on the job? There’s a reason safety is the first priority for all Cast Members at the Walt Disney

Pokemon GO is showing us …

July 18, 2016 JD

What have you been doing for the past 2 weeks? If the answer isn’t “hunting Pokemon,” you are in the internet minority. Since its US release on July 6, 2016, Pokemon GO has surpassed phenomenon status. The app now has higher daily engagement levels than Snapchat and Facebook. Its 15


July 9, 2016 JD

Wow! The title of this post is in all caps! IT MUST BE IMPORTANT! If only that’s the way things worked on the internet (now lowercase of course) … L&D has been championing the “we don’t want to be order-takers anymore” mantra for years now.

RANT: 4 disheartening hand raise fails

June 26, 2016 JD

I call upon the universally-recognized symbol for dissatisfaction above (former U.S. Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney) to express my inner discontent with a few recent presentation experiences! I have noticed a few alarming industry trends when asking presentation audiences for their insight. When speaking at industry and corporate

Reflections: 4 BIG Takeaways From #FocusOnLearn 2016

June 18, 2016 JD

This post was originally written for and published on the Axonify Blog. The FocusOn Learning Conference, held last week in Austin, Texas, is a new learning and performance industry event hosted by the eLearning Guild. This conference combines themes discussed in previous years at the

My Top 10 Tools for Learning (2016)

June 14, 2016 JD

We’re about halfway through the L&D year. That means its time once again to take part in Jane Hart‘s annual Top 200 Tools for Learning survey. 200? That’s right! This year’s list will be expanded – doubled in fact – to allow more tools to gain exposure. The 2015

Reflections: 4 Themes from #ATD2016

June 12, 2016 JD

I originally published this post on the Axonify Blog. #ATD2016 is the biggest learning and performance event of the year. With more than 10,000 L&D pros from across the globe in attendance in Denver, Colorado and an expo the size of 2 football fields, it

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