Martyn is Learning and Development Senior Manager at Sage & is a dedicated learning and development manager with over ten years experience in the strategic and operational management of learning in commercial organisations. He has successfully developed and delivered learning and development programmes to ensure alignment with organisations’ strategic directions and operational needs and has been responsible for the full range of project management, performance monitoring and reporting related to L&D and OD.

In your opinion what is the biggest anxiety within the world of learning and development at the moment?

Supporting ‘speed of now’ within business and continually demonstrating value

Who or what is informing your thinking around L&D?

Multiple sources – the business I work for; tools and technologies; LPI, CLOMedia, Twitter network of learning professionals

What is the most exciting innovation on the horizon for learning?

Unsure!

What “game changers” would you like to see and why?

More analytic led ROE (return on expectation)

What do you think the world of L&D will look like by 2020?

Less formal – more informal; classroom will still exist but as a more flexible / adaptable tool

What advice would you give your 21 year old self?

Believe almost anything is possible; trust in your own ability to adapt and learn new ways of supporting the business; embrace change and new ways of facilitating / delivering learning

Connect with Martyn on twitter @MartynJBullard