Features, interviews, special reports

News reports and interviews on the topics affecting L&D practitioners.

Coming up in the next few weeks

  • The growing workforce readiness gap and generational divide
  • Digital marketing agility courses from CIM
  • Fosway's HR research programme 2024
  • Spotlight on Mind Tools in 2024

The importance of manager capability in 2024 with Dr Anna Barnett, Mind Tools'.

Omniplex Learning acquires cybersecurity training provider, Matobo; interview with Patrick Jocelyn and Ben Giles.


3-month programme for learning and business professionals to experience the ins and outs of learning operations and get a certification.


Andy Lancaster on his new role as Learning Community Lead with CLO100, his latest book, Organizational Learning Communities and his new consultancy, Reimagine People Development.


Learning News in discussion with participants on the CLO100 Learning Leaders Programme.


The complexity and sophistication of buyers' needs for learning systems in the largest organisations, and the systems vendors and their trajectories.


Coverage from LT2024 in its 25th anniversary; highlights and interviews with participants.


Budgets down, lengthening buying decisions: economic pressures are having ‘significant impact’ on the digital learning market.


Groundbreaking LMS business model aims to revolutionise training for organisations.


Conference Chair, Donald H Taylor along with David Wilson from Fosway, Hannah Quinton from GuyKat, Andy Costello from Kineo and Nuz Saeed from Omniplex Learning look ahead to Learning Technologies 2024.


Dr. Serena Gonsalves-Fersch, FLPI, recipient of the Colin Steed Award at this year's Learning Awards, talks about her career in Learning and Development.


Niloufar Zarin to lead the development of AI across the LMS vendor Thrive and its product roadmap.


Annual report into the learning systems market and vendor positioning published by Fosway.


Nigel Paine poses a rethink for learning at work.

New Instructional Design Diploma.

Learning Pool acquires OnScreen digital adoption platform.

2023-24 HR Realities Research – Shaping the future of work and HR; Interview with David Perring.

The annual Global Sentiment Survey in L&D finds AI the hottest topic, ever.

XR design skills lab opens in London.

Work and Salary Report for Learning & Development shows a tough employment landscape.

Learning Pool enters Digital Adoption Platform market; acquires OnScreen.

Donald H Taylor opens the annual sentiment survey for L&D.

Megatrends Reshaping the Future: The Crucial Role of L&D in Business Transformation.

Leading L&D through AI: The LPI's Chief AI Strategist, Jon Fletcher, discusses L&D’s AI priorities.

VantagePoint Performance acquired by Imparta; interview with Lisa Doyle.

Anthony Muller, Kineo: the challenge facing content development teams.

Omniplex Learning's customer conference: a journey into the future of L&D.

Connect 2023 - Building the Future of L&D: Participants at The Learning Network’s annual conference discuss priorities for workplace learning.

Connect 2023 - The Debates: Four debates took place at Learning Network Connect 2023 on AI, Sustainability, Accessibility and Immersive Technologies.

Highlights from CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Manchester.

High-performing cultures: What part do talent platforms play? Interview with David Perring, Fosway.

L&D’s shift to business partner; interview with Anna Barnett on Mind Tools annual L&D Benchmark Report.

Video avatars in learning: Interview with David Gillham from digital video authoring application, Colossyan.

Cloud HR vendor positioning and market report 2023; interview with Sven Elbert, Fosway.

AI Conversations - Critical feedback for employees - Mind Tools and Learning Pool collaboration.

Frank Furnari talks about ARuVR’s latest projects and the opening of a new VR design and skills lab in London.

Mark Ward discusses Thrive's new brand and what's behind its shift.

Learning in the flow of work: 5app’s project with Greystar.

AI animation videos: Vyond Go. Interview with Gary Lipkowitz, Vyond and Leena Randhawa, Omniplex Learning.

Learning Network Connect 2023 Preview.

Jon Lang and Garry Duffield from Lumify join Learning News to explore IT training: the market, skills and business challenges.

Sustainability marketing skills gap: CIM launches courses to help business to communicate green credentials.

Double Learning Award winner, Yasmine Alani, talks about DEI's challenge for L&D.

Fosway research: Career development a priority for L&D; budgets under pressure; adaptive learning a learntech business opportunity.

New programme from Imparta to prepare sales teams for greater involvement with senior managers.

Learning Pool is now a B-Corp, accountable for its environmental and social performance.

Go1’s acquisition of Blinkist and a new model for consumption of learning content.

What's changed in L&D in two decades? Reflecting on 20 years of research - interview with Anna Barnett and Nahdia Khan, Mind Tools for Business.

What makes a great workplace? Louise McElvaney talks about Learning Pool's award for Best Workplaces for Women.

Learning at Work 2023 report; interview with Laura Overton and Andy Lancaster.

News and views from participants at Learning Technologies 2023.

Getting microlearning right: Catherine de Salvo from softskills training provider Scott Bradbury.

Analysis of the digital learning market vendors, innovation and solutions, with David Perring from Fosway.

Learning Technologies 2023 Preview with Donald H Taylor, Andy Costello, Kineo, Nuz Saeed, Omniplex Learning and Fiona Leteney, Fosway.

L&D in 2023: How well-placed is Learning and Development for the tough economic period ahead?

Cornerstone People Research Lab 2023 Trends Report.

Learning and development salaries and work conditions 2022/2023.

Business leadership and learning and development: annual report from Mind Tools for Business.

Learning Awards: Learning Pool and Lidl.

Learning Awards: Learning Impact.

$5M investment in HowNow

Increase in L&D sentiment for AI; re-skilling top but down.

Learning systems market 2023: vendor positioning.

Learning design skills, design challenges and accessibility.

Go1's acquisition of Anders Pink: interview with Michelle Hazelton.

Cashflow challenges in recession and the positive effect sales teams can have.

Nicole Horsman and Sarah Baker discuss the integration of Virtual College and Netex.

LearnOps® operational framework, processes and platform for L&D.

LPI refreshes membership for 2023.

#LT22Awards Gold Learning Technologies Team: Credit Suisse in partnership with Kineo

Development for leaders in learning; CLO100 and Leeds University Business School.

Talent shortages top business challenge.

#LT22Awards double Gold, two years running: Growth Engineering

#LT22Awards Gold Learning Technologies Developer: Tim Shelton, Thrive

#LT22Awards Gold Digital Learning Transformation Programme: ARuVR

Learning News with industry leaders at Omniplex Learning’s customer event.

Characteristics of high performing L&D teams: Mind Tools Learning Performance Benchmark.

Video in L&D, we're going to see a lot more of it, according to Vyond chief, Gary Lipkowitz.

Rise Up has a new Managing Director, Jeremy Prince

Innovative floor map to promote L&D strategy planning between L&D teams and stakeholders

OEB, the annual edtech conference in Berlin, returns live in person this November.

Mark Ash, Totara's new CEO, joins to oversee next phase of growth.

Young people choosing marketing; career perceptions from CIM

Drowning in data? Seven approaches to data to help measure success

L&D struggling to be heard by the C-Suite

UNLEASH wins HR Publication of the Year

Fred Thompson believes the digital learning business model needs changing

Special feature with the team from Nimble Elearning

Annual L&D Benchmark Report 2022 with Nahdia Khan and Anna Barnett.

Omniplex Learning’s new CEO, Patrick Jocelyn.

Paul Matthews, author of Learning Transfer and Founder of People Alchemy, discusses learning workflows.

Research into the learning profession from The Learning Network

Nigel Webb, Imparta, discusses sales training and enablement challenges.

How are workers learning in 2022? New report from Mind Tools For Business