Storytelling as a Dynamic Learning Tool

Once upon a time, an online learning session presented a lengthy series of PowerPoint slides. The monotony and lack of interactivity lulled the audience almost to sleep, and little of the content was retained. Unfortunately, many instructional programs follow this static approach, which usually does not have a happy ending – for the instructor or the learners.

The Enterprise Video Hype Cycle – Where Are You At?


New technology goes through a cycle where everyone thinks it will solve all problems, then frustration sets in when we discover it doesn’t, followed by acceptance of what is really possible with the technology. Gartner refers to it as the hype cycle for emerging technologies and shares examples of new technology they are tracking. The use of video in the enterprise is going through its own hype cycle now. Where do you think we are on the spectrum? What are you finding in your organization?