Category: AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been and will continue to change so many fields and industries, Learning & Development included. From chat bots to machine learning, AI is a powerful tool in the field of L&D.


DuoLingo Uses AI and Gamification to Boost Language Skills

In a previous post, we made the case for encouraging employees to learn a second or third language. There are benefits to both individual employees and the organization driven by increasingly interconnected global markets, as well as a diverse population within the United States itself.


Where eLearning Could Fall Short in Closing the AI Skills Gap

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to have a major impact on global business—expected to drive $1.2 trillion in value by 2022. While there is plenty of discussion around the efficiencies and new capabilities that AI will bring, talent remains the Achilles heel of AI implementation.


How to Use Chatbots for Learning and Development

In the new year and beyond, you’ll start to see chatbots being used for more and more things across various industries. And once you’ve read “3 Reasons Why L&D and HR Pros Should Use Chatbots,” you’ll want to start using them right away. But how? Keep reading for more information.  


3 Reasons Why L&D and HR Pros Should Use Chatbots

According to one Gartner report, by 2021, chatbots will take over, with more than 50% of enterprises spending more per annum on bots and chatbot creation than traditional mobile app development. And this is especially the case for competitive learning and development (L&D) and Human Resources (HR) departments, which will rely heavily on chatbots.


3 Best Practices for Using Deep Learning AI

Yesterday’s post detailed what deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) is, as well as its benefits and drawbacks for learning and development (L&D) professionals. Today’s post will cover more information about how you can implement deep-learning AI and upcoming trends.


The Pros and Cons of Implementing Deep-Learning AI

The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for global sending via artificial intelligence (AI) will be 50.1%, reaching $57.6 billion by 2021. And the three most in-demand AI-related skills are currently machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing. Additionally, the deep learning market, which is a subset of […]


Amazon Go Stores Show Future of Automation

Fears of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation taking people’s jobs are increasingly common as new technologies emerge that seem to make many aspects of certain jobs—especially routine, low-skilled labor jobs—potentially obsolete. We’ve written a lot about how these fears are often overblown.


Understanding the Limitations of AI for L&D Professionals

According to research highlighted in MIT Sloan Management Review, 85% of executives believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will help them sustain or obtain a competitive advantage. But, less than 39% of companies have an AI strategy in place, including AI for learning and development (L&D) platforms.


How Artificial Intelligence Can Boost Training

Artificial intelligence (AI) is often cited as a source of employment risk by those afraid of losing their jobs to emerging technologies that can render them obsolete. However, some experts suggest that AI can actually have a potential upside for employees.


Skills Unlikely to Be Automated: The 3 Cs

In a previous post, we discussed the fear of many workers of losing their jobs to automation, and we suggested that rather than focusing on specific jobs, we should look at underlying skills that are relatively immune to these impacts—like the ability to empathize, an emotional competence, required by psychotherapists.