Michael Cannon
& Jack Wilson

Michael Cannon - Director, Learner Experience, Cisco

Michael joined Cisco’s Learning Development & Solutions Group in December of 2011 to lead the newly created Learner Experience Team.  In this role, Michael and his team are responsible for defining the desired learner experience for Cisco employees and ensuring Cisco delivers on that experience.  Prior to joining Cisco, Michael spent 12 years in various learning roles at IBM including leading Server and Storage Sales Training and IBM’s award winning enterprise-wide global New Employee Development program (Succeeding@IBM).  Michael has a Masters degree in Education from George Washington University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech and spent six years as an officer in the US Navy. You can learn more about Michael at: www.linkedin.com/in/michaelcannon1/

Jack Wilson - Manager, Learner Advocacy, Cisco

Jack Wilson leads the Learner Advocacy team at Cisco, focused on improving the learner experience, training impact, and understanding the "voice of the learner." Jack has over 15 years of experience in learning and development, creating innovative training solutions for companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, P&G, and others. His work has won two Brandon Hall gold awards for custom e-learning simulations.  Jack has also been an adjunct faculty member in the Instructional Systems Technology (IST) department at Indiana University and co-wrote a chapter on training games and simulations for ISPI’s Handbook of Human Performance Technology (3rd edition).  Jack has an M.S. degree in Instructional Psychology and Technology and a B.S. degree in Education from Brigham Young University. He also completed his doctoral coursework in IST at Indiana University. You can learn more about Jack at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jackwilson1

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Learn the concepts, methods, even “tricks-or-the-trade” that make virtual training a powerful tool to increase employee engagement and retention....Full Article »
Frontline employees drive our business – they service our customers, sell our products, and create our brand. Delivering learning and development to frontline employees is crucial and often difficult to get right. In this session, you will learn how two innovative learning and development leaders have created dynamic, yet practical,...Full Article »
Learn how tapping into the new world of social media and a host of related learning technologies can add value to your organization....Full Article »
Modern technologies allow us—as marketers for online education—to reach wider audiences than ever before, but trying to maintain multiple online marketing channels can at times seem like a daunting task that requires significant time and money....Full Article »
Learn how to improve your blended learning initiatives to get maximum training results! Now…you can successfully develop and maintain an integrated training strategy that delivers on promises about learning and performance. And, you’ll learn to do it easily & easily with a tested approach that has enabled thousands of people increase their...Full Article »
This virtual session details the case study of how California University of Pennsylvania's Global Online program developed a concrete method to engage in meaningful correspondence with prospective students, current students and alumni....Full Article »
When your role is to create top-notch educational experiences that will improve your company’s business capabilities, the last thing on the checklist is “marketing,” right? It’s time to change the way you define and approach the branding of your development programs. Learn from the case study of Spectrum Health University....Full Article »
Baxter Healthcare blended performance technology tools with the strategic needs of the organization to create what it calls "Ledge Walking Technology." This webinar focuses on the practical application of LWT and provides tools for learning and development professionals to identify, select, communicate, implement and measure both...Full Article »
In an effort to match the needs of our business with the career aspirations of our talent, Bloomberg LP launched a formal career development initiative in 2011. An integrated global framework that leverages training and development, technology, event planning, communication & marketing, and data analytics was put in place to maximize the...Full Article »
Statistics suggest most employees fail to see the connection between their work and corporate strategy. Much of the success of organizations today is derived from intangible assets—including the skills and knowledge of employees. But if your employees don’t fully understand your corporate goals that success could be in jeopardy. In this hands-on...Full Article »
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