Posts By Andrew Krzmarzick

3 Problems With Learning Today

A few months ago, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, asked me to deliver a presentation entitled, “The Agile, Resilient Leader.” The good news, I told them, was that I had been reading several great books on that subject and was enthusiastic about puttingRead… Read more »

How the Federal Highway Administration Flipped Its Learning Model

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), faced two training issues that are all too common in government: a dispersed, time-crunched workforce; and budgetary restraints. Despite using a mixed approach to training that included in-person classroom instruction and online webinar courses, they still were dealing with several challenges inRead… Read more »

GovLoop’s Gov Learning Projects in 2015

I don’t know how else to say it: we crushed it in 2015! What started out as a response to 30,000 people attending GovLoop online trainings and OPM asking us to convert a classroom-based course in 2013 has become an award-winning learning development division at GovLoop. First, some quick statistics just to give you aRead… Read more »

4 Signs It’s Time to Switch Your LMS

Learning Management Systems (LMS) are only growing in popularity. In fact, according to Docebo’s E-Learning Market Trends and Forecast report, the global LMS market is estimated to grow by 23% between 2017 and 2018. This strong growth can be partly attributed to the strong technological advancements and innovations of today’s systems. The LMS used toRead… Read more »

Got Enough Drive to Advance Your Career? 5 Lessons from High Achievers

Yesterday, I had the privilege of closing out GovLoop’s State and Local  Innovators Virtual Summit with a video chat that covered career advice for government professionals. In preparing for the chat, I reflected a bit on the traits I’ve observed in the most successful people across my 20-year career. The main distinction I’ve seen isRead… Read more »

Back to the Future of Learning: Five Trends in 2015

This year, 2015, is the year where Marty McFly traveled into the future and found flying cars, hovering skate boards and self-tying shoes. Now here we are in that brave new world, with all three of those futuristic products well beyond the prototype phase (see here, here and here.) But what if Marty had taken his time-traveling DeLorean and explored what learningRead… Read more »