David Wentworth, Research Analyst in the Human Capital field for the Brandon Hall Group and 17-year veteran of the human capital field joins the Learning Unlocked podcast to discuss the need for more solutions powered by AI/machine learning that can enable personalization and automation, tools that enable practice and automated feedback as people learn new skills and the increased opening of companies to partnering to outsource some aspects of L&D. In this episode, Brian chats with David to reveal findings of recent L&D research and preview what we should be watching for in 2023. Looking at recent trends and the future of L&D, David has been focusing on scaling meaningful coaching and mentoring interactions through the adoption of new formats of learning and personalization with AI and automation tools. They discuss the future of these new technologies and how to get leadership on board with a results-oriented approach.
David Wentworth has been a research analyst in the human capital field since 2005, joining Brandon Hall Group in 2012 to concentrate on learning research. David’s research focuses on how people learn and the role of emerging technologies. He has written several reports published by ATD, covering mobile learning, social/collaborative learning, and more. His work has also appeared in Compensation & Benefits Review, T+D Magazine and CLO Magazine. David is a busy speaker, delivering keynotes, breakout sessions and participating on panels at events around the world.