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“Actionable information” provides data that can be used to make specific business decisions. Actionable information is specific, consistent and credible.
An "activity stream" is a stream of updates, changes and comments from people in an internal network (team, workgroup, organization, special interest group) all on a single page.
“ADDIE” is a standard instructional design model that stands for analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate. The ADDIE model is a widely accepted approach to developing instructional programs. This model was developed in 1975 by Florida State University.
The ADDIE model, which is widely used in the development of any traditional training program, has been extended in many ways. In today's informal learning programs, designers must add on-demand, social, and embedded learning into their learning environment. It is also very important to do detailed audience analysis, which often involves building "personas" which describe various learner types.
These other approaches to learning (described in our Enterprise Learning Framework) go beyond the traditional approach to instructional design.
We have also published a model for the development of e-learning: the "Four Levels of E-Learning." In this model the designer considers the goal for an e-learning course among four categories:
The Agile Model of HR states that Human Resources job is not just to implement controls, standards and drive execution, but rather to facilitate and improve organizational agility.
This changes HR's mission and focus. Driving agility means driving programs which create adaptability, innovation, collaboration, and speed.
Examples of Agile HR strategies include:
“Agile software development” is a group of methodologies based on iterative and incremental development, for which requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams. It promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery, a time-boxed iterative approach, and encourages rapid and flexible response to change. Agile software development is a conceptual framework that promotes foreseen interactions throughout the development cycle.
In the context of leadership development, “agility” means the ability for leaders to think appropriately for the given situation, adjust their behaviors and thinking, and act in a timely fashion in order to optimize positive outcomes under changing conditions. Agile leaders are resilient, results-oriented, and able to formulate and nurture relationships for the benefit of achieving business goals.