David James

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Digital Learning Strategist

Looop

David James is Digital Learning Strategist with Looop and was Director of Talent, Learning & OD for The Walt Disney Company’s EMEA region until 2014. Now an authority in contemporary L&D practices, David works with businesses, globally, to develop and implement social, agile and digital learning strategies that make learning work, with Looop.

eLearning Articles by David James

When You’re Too Busy Delivering Training To Do Digital Learning And Development

When You’re Too Busy Delivering Training To Do Digital Learning And Development

Saturday, 17 March 2018 by David James

L&D are often too busy delivering training to dedicate time to developing digital solutions. As a result, they neglect the…

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Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

Saturday, 17 March 2018 by David James

The point of Learning and Development is to affect performance, from technical and core skills, transitions, and change. But somewhere…

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Digital Learning And Development (Part 4): What Happens To Classroom Training With ‘Resources-First’?

Digital Learning And Development (Part 4): What Happens To Classroom Training With ‘Resources-First’?

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 by David James

‘Resources-first’ will not replace all ‘training’ but it will provide support, insights, confidence, and greater competence to do the job…

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Why We’re Still All Trying To Fix Company Induction

Why We’re Still All Trying To Fix Company Induction

Thursday, 8 March 2018 by David James

It’s not about us. It’s about them, but we need to be more creative and practical in how we support…

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How To Take The Pain Out Of Compliance Training

How To Take The Pain Out Of Compliance Training

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 by David James

Here are 5 tips that, when combined, can truly engage employees in a scalable way that will increase your chances…

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How To Achieve Learning At The Point-Of-Need

How To Achieve Learning At The Point-Of-Need

Sunday, 4 March 2018 by David James

In more ways than one, planning and building for the point-of-need makes learning work—for workers and for the business itself.

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How To Prepare First-Time Managers For Managing Your Employees

How To Prepare First-Time Managers For Managing Your Employees

Saturday, 3 March 2018 by David James

The most powerful learning will happen at the moment of need, and there will be plenty of these moments for…

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How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World

Thursday, 22 February 2018 by David James

Blended learning today no longer means supplementing formal learning with additional materials. The whole thing has been flipped, but how…

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How Asos Had Their Employees Want More Online Learning

How Asos Had Their Employees Want More Online Learning

Friday, 16 February 2018 by David James

ASOS recently launched a different approach to supporting people managers at performance review time. Rather than running ‘courses’, they provided…

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Digital Learning And Development (Part 3): How To Run A Resources-First Initiative

Digital Learning And Development (Part 3): How To Run A 'Resources-First' Initiative

Friday, 9 February 2018 by David James

A ‘resources-first’ initiative can take just a few days from initiation through to go-live, equipping vast teams of people with…

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Digital Learning And Development (Part 2): What Are 'Resources'?

Digital Learning And Development (Part 2): What Are 'Resources'?

Thursday, 8 February 2018 by David James

With the ability to quickly assess ‘needs’ and build resources, initiatives can be run on the same day as identified…

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5 Ways To Have Employees Adopt Technology For Learning

5 Ways To Have Employees Adopt Technology For Learning

Friday, 2 February 2018 by David James

How are smart learning and development teams getting employees to adopt technology for learning?

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