Next Generation Digital Learning Strategies

Enable learning across your organisation at the ‘speed of business’ in a world where agility and innovation drive success.

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  • Publication date: February, 2012
  • Pages: 136
  • ISBN: 9781908640215


An effective digital learning strategy can help you cut costs and enable learning across your organisation at the ‘speed of business’ in a world where agility and innovation drive success. 

Every employee, manager and executive decision-maker in your organisation will be impacted by the growth of digital learning. So what’s your plan?    

Ark Group’s report, Next Generation Digital Learning Strategies provides a clear framework for building a results-focused learning strategy for your organisation with e-learning and new approaches to building workforce capability at its heart.    

It looks at the impact that new ways of working, learning models and technologies will have on your organisation and addresses key issues to ensure your digital learning strategies are a success. Detailed guidance is provided to assist you in:

  • Building the business case for digital learning;Understanding the legal and regulatory environment;
  • Incorporating informal learning into your digital learning strategy;   
  • Identifying new capabilities for learning management systems (LMS);
  • Exploiting user generated content (UGC) and crowd sourcing approaches;
  • Harnessing the potential of mobile ‘on-the-go’ learning;
  • Implementing social media tools and systems for social learning; and
  • Developing electronic performance support systems (ePSS) to boost productivity.

Real-life case studies offer invaluable behind-the-scenes access to the successful digital learning strategies, processes, content, and solutions of leading organisations.

These include: Marks & Spencer, The Law Society of England and Wales, Covidien Vascular Therapies, Belgacom, Dixons Group, ASB Bank, China Telecom, Texas Industries to name a few. 


Chapter 1: The changing landscape of learning

Chapter 2: eLearning and beyond

Chapter 3: Developing a strategy for next generation digital learning

Chapter 4: The digital learning strategy framework

Chapter 5: Developing specific digital learning strategies

Chapter 6: The business case for next generation digital learning

Chapter 7: Regulatory and standards issues

Case study 1: New financial advisor legislation training in New Zealand

Case study 2: Informal digital onboarding – More complex than you think

Case study 3: Medical training in the virtual world

Case study 4: Learning by being – Making a plea in mitigation

Case study 5: An eLearning and leadership programme creates opportunities for rural women

Case study 6: Digital learning – A journey to social learning

Case study 7: Integrated digital learning at scale in China

Case study 8: Serious games using a rich blend of digital learning

Case study 9: An award-winning medicine digital learning programme

Case study 10: Solving service issues and making big savings with digital learning

Case study 11: Digital learning through kiosks in the workplace

Check our Executive Summary and full table of contents here


Charles Jennings
Charles Jennings of Duntroon Associates and the Internet Time Alliance is a leading global learning and development expert with over 30 years’ industry experience. As a university professor, he ran the UK national centre for network-based learning and was involved from the start of the digital learning revolution. As chief learning officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters from 2001 to 2008, Charles was responsible for developing the firm’s global learning strategy, leading a 350-strong team of learning professionals for the firm’s 55,000 employees. Charles has written and spoken extensively on the role of technology and the future of learning. He can be contacted via email and through Duntroon Associates.

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