Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Keith Keating, an expert learning strategist who is considered a thought leader at the intersection of design thinking and L&D, as the guest in the latest edition of Crystal Balling with Learnnovators – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning.
In this exclusive interview with Learnnovators, Keith Keating shares his insights on the changing nature of workplace learning from the perspective of design thinking. He explains his views on the significance of understanding the power of design thinking and ways to bring the best from this framework for solving problems in L&D and to make its solutions more human-centered. Keith’s ideas on transforming L&D from the role of order takers to being recognized and treated as Trusted Advisors are highly valuable. “L&D professionals now have a call to action: Ensure employees are relevant and adaptable so they can rise to the challenge of this new revolution.” was Keith’s reflection on the future of workplace learning in 2021 and beyond, how L&D will evolve to meet this future.
You can read the interview with Keith Keating HERE.
ABOUT KEITH KEATING
With a career spanning over 20 years in learning & development, Keith Keating holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in the Chief Learning Officer program at the University of Pennsylvania. Keith has experience in a myriad of areas ranging from Performance Improvement, Instructional Design, Leadership Coaching, Operations Management, and Process Transformation.
More recently Keith has been leading clients on the design and execution of their global learning strategies. Regardless of the role, at the heart of everything Keith does centers around problem solving. He studied Design Thinking at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and found Design Thinking was a perfect tool to add to his problem solving “toolkit”. Since then, Keith has been utilizing Design Thinking to help clients tap into understanding and resolving unmet customer and future workforce needs.
Learnnovators is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and engaging learning solutions for the workplace. Since its inception in 2003, they have successfully delivered and deployed over 12,000 hours of learning content for a wide range of industry verticals including Advertising, Automotive, Banking, Defence, Education, Engineering, Glass Technology, Healthcare, Hospitality, HR Services, Insurance, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Nuclear Energy, Oil and Gas, Retail, Safety, Soft Skills and Telecom.
Learnnovators helps clients address skill and performance gaps in their workforce by creating customized learning solutions that are aligned with their business goals. Whether it is choosing the best mode of learning techniques tailored to organizational objectives, or creating customized content, or designing interactive modules with the help of games or simulations, Learnnovators has implemented innumerable programs to the satisfaction of a clientele spread across South Asia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and North America. These solutions have been deployed on a variety of contexts and devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, interactive white boards, interactive kiosks, etc. Learnnovators has also crafted several just-in-time, micro-learning modules and performance-support solutions for clients.
Learnnovators’ core competencies are in the areas of Custom eLearning, Mobile Learning, Gamified Learning, Blended Learning, Flash To HTML5 Conversion, Localization, and Moodle Customization. They also offer a Learning Management System, Learnospace.