How Will Content Change the Learning Landscape?

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60-minutes

Recent research from Bersin suggests that workers are overwhelmed and have less time to learn.  Specifically, 1% of the typical workweek is all that employees have to focus on training and development.  LinkedIn’s 2018 Workplace Learning Report tells us that getting employees to make time for learning is the number one challenge for talent development in 2018.  Therefore, learning content and how to effectively and efficiently deploy it to the workforce has triggered considerable debate in the learning industry.

Join Brett Wilson, Director of Thought Leadership & Strategy at Cornerstone, for an interview with Elliott Masie, founder of the Masie Center and chair of the Learning Consortium.  During this webinar, we will hear Elliott’s thoughts about learning content challenges and opportunities and hear what learning leaders can do to best position their organizations for success in the future, ultimately answering the question, how will content change the learning landscape?

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   Brett C. Wilson

Brett Wilson is a seasoned business operations executive who has spent the past 20+ years pioneering major business growth strategies and improving business units for the training industry. His expertise spans many corporate areas, with a firm grasp of essential P&L and client management in support of commercial and government accounts. His primary expertise is in Strategic Talent Management particularly in the areas of Learning & Development and Business Process Design. Brett joined Cornerstone in 2013 as the Practice Leader for Learning and Development within the Business Consulting Group. He is now the Director for Cornerstone’s Thought Leadership and Strategy directorate. In this capacity, he provides advice to clients to help fully leverage and optimize the Cornerstone application and create business strategies to align with business goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Cornerstone, Brett had his own consulting firm where he provided critical HR strategy advice and services to several prominent organizations including Cummins Inc., Raytheon, Bechtel Engineering, Shell Oil, Cognizant, Stanford University, U.S. Pharmacopeia, Thoratec Corporation, and the National Defense University.

Brett has held executive management positions with RWD Technologies, General Physics Corporation (now GP Strategies), Sylvan, ETS, Knowledge Management Solutions, Inc., and Carney Interactive. In these positions, Brett provided leadership and consulting to literally hundreds of commercial and government clients. He has played a key role in some of the largest training initiatives ever fielded and is recognized as an industry thought leader in the area of learning and development. Brett holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Education from the University of Illinois, Carbondale.

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   Elliot Masie

Elliott Masie is the Host and Facilitator of the Learning Conference each fall. He is a provocative, engaging and entertaining researcher, educator, analyst and speaker - focused on the changing world of the workplace, learning and technology.

He heads The MASIE Center, a Saratoga Springs, NY think tank focused on how organizations can support learning and knowledge within the workforce. He leads the Learning CONSORTIUM, a coalition of 230 global organizations cooperating on the evolution of learning strategies, including Amazon, Walmart, American Express, General Electric, McDonald’s, General Motors and Fidelity Investments.

He is the editor of Learning TRENDS by Elliott Masie, an Internet newsletter read by over 52,000 business executives worldwide, and a regular columnist in professional publications, including CLO Magazine. He is the author of 12 books, including the ASTD/MASIE Center’s Big Learning Data.

Elliott's professional focus has been in the fields of corporate learning, organizational performance and emerging technology. He has developed models for accelerating the spread of knowledge, learning and collaboration throughout organizations. Elliott is acknowledged as the first analyst to use the term eLearning and has advocated for a sane deployment of learning and collaboration technology as a means of supporting the effectiveness and profitability of enterprises.

Elliott serves as an advisor to a wide range of government, education and non-profit groups. He has served on the Board of Trustees of Skidmore College, as a member of FIRST Robotics Board of Directors and the CIA University Board of Visitors. He has served as a pro-bono advisor to the Department of Defense and on the White House Advisory Council on Expanding Learning Opportunities.

Elliott is known as a highly approachable speaker and trainer, blending humor, applicable stories of best practice and high levels of audience involvement. Over the past thirty-five years, he has presented programs, courses and speeches to over 2,100,000 professionals around the world. He lives in Saratoga Springs, owns thoroughbred horses, and is a producer/investor in Broadway shows including the TONY Award Winning Kinky Boots and An American in Paris, as well as Anastasia, SpongeBob The Broadway Musical, The Play that Goes Wrong, and soon to arrive, The Prom.