Cloud Computing for Learning and Performance Professionals
This Infoline focuses on the emergence of cloud computing, its role in driving an important shift in information technology, and its growing presence in the lives of everyone who uses computing and telecommunications technology, with an emphasis on its role for workplace learning and performance professionals. This Infoline defines cloud computing, and discusses the benefits and potential issues it brings. Through the use of specific examples and case studies, this Infoline examines the role cloud computing will play for a number of workplace learning professionals, particularly those who deal directly with technology companies and organizations; in addition, it provides suggestions for short- and long-term action. It also includes a valuable job aid to assess how cloud computing might affect workplace learning professionals and their organizations, along with recommendations on how to proceed.