Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) recently hosted an interactive session ‘Conversations with Elliott Masie’, in association with its partner, Juniserv ME. Learning personalization, mobile learning, collaborative learning and wearables & digital technologies were some of the topics that Elliott Masie, chair of the Learning CONSORTIUM, addressed. The event focused on innovations that will provide more scalable, personalized and learner-driven content solutions for the workplace.
Reflecting on the challenges facing professionals today as well as the future of learning, Masie discussed why it is imperative for organizations to embrace a wide variety of new learning technologies, approaches and methods. “It was an honor to dialogue with a diverse group of learning and business leaders at the ‘Conversations with Masie’ event in Dubai. Learning is and will be a major tool to support the growth and development of the United Arab Emirates - and can play a significant role in the ramp up to Expo 2020,” Masie cited. Masie is recognized as a futurist, analyst, researcher and organizer on the critical topics of workforce learning. He heads The MASIE Center, a Saratoga Springs, NY a think tank focused on how organizations can support learning and knowledge within the workforce. He also leads the Learning CONSORTIUM, a coalition of 240 global organizations cooperating on the evolution of learning strategies, including CNN, Wal-Mart, American Express, Farmers Insurance, Emirates Airline, Starbucks, General Electric and Fidelity Investments.
The session that was held in Dubai brought together professionals to explore the future of workplace learning. Those who engaged in the conversation included learning professionals from General Civil Aviation Authority, Etihad Airlines, Du, ADCB, Saudi Skills Standards, Mercer, Panasonic, Emaar Hospitality, GEMS Education, Dubai Airports, Emirates Aluminum and the Landmark Group.