Steve Follows is an established data researcher in the film industry. Between 1994-2013 he discovered the average top US-grossing Hollywood films had 588 people in the crew. Full details of his research can be found here. Films in the lowest budget bracket (under £150,000) credited an average of just 32 people. The actual number of people who worked on … Continue reading What crew do I need to create a video with my smartphone?
The next step in an Design Thinking Approach is Define the Problem which I believe overlaps the analysis stage of the ADDIE model. I often put this in writing to confirm with a subject matter expert (SME) what the training gap/need is, who the target audience is, who the key stakeholders are that can support … Continue reading Define the problem #BlogEveryDay
If you want to capture video using your smartphone or are interested in taking part in Video Walks, I thought I would share some tips which could help get the best video when shooting with a Smartphone. 1. Shoot in Landscape Mode 2 black vertical lines will instantly make your footage look amateurish. Your TV and PC … Continue reading 10 tips for capturing professional Smartphone video
What a year 2018 has been! On reflection it's been a very busy year having attended Learning Technologies conference in Feb, a number of #LnDcowork events in Nottingham, World of Learning Conference in October and Learning Tech's Summer Forum in June. I was part of a pilot course in Neuroscience in L&D held at CIPD … Continue reading 2019 for Niki Hobson
Credit World of Learning https://www.learnevents.comI attended the World of Learning exhibition at Birmingham's NEC earlier this month. It was lovely to find it was an intimate event offering the opportunity to catch up with people I'd met before and meet new connections. There was a wide range of exhibitors and free seminars in a variety … Continue reading Video at World of Learning #WOL18
In 2015 DPG highlighted how workplace learning has changed over the past 15 years and noted that the L&D professional needed to have a different skill set to met this change. Their artical 10 characteristics of an outstanding L&D professional explains now learners are taking control of their own learning journey how L&D needs to change … Continue reading DPG’s characteristics of an L&D professional
Its that time of year again where my CIPD membership needs renewing and which gives me an opportunity to complete a review of my membership and look at what the CIPD offer members. I'm fascinated to see that a new Professional Standards Framework is being developed and is currently in consultation. Once launched this hopefully will … Continue reading Professional Practice