Mobile usage is so widespread that virtually every Kiwi over the age of 15 has a smartphone. And by 2020, millennials (who are used to having everything at their fingertips) will make up about half of the workforce.
Yet when it comes to L&D, many companies continue to avoid the use of mobile technology to provide either training (through MicroLearning) or performance support. The reasons for this are plentiful – businesses and managers are trying to prevent employees from being distracted, or they don’t think it’s needed.
However, when it’s your job to think ahead, it’s vital that you’ve considered all future possibilities – and when it comes to L&D, mobile is one of the most likely possibilities.
To avoid having to “retrofit” your training and support, consider the following questions:
With technology taking over the world one mobile at a time, smart companies will ensure they’re planning for mobile if they don’t want to be left behind. So – how are you planning for it?