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|Aberdeen Group||Trending Now: Social Learning||Download|
Trending Now: Social Learning
In this report from Aberdeen Group, learn more about the practice of social learning, how best-in-class companies are making it work for them and what business impact you might realize by adopting social learning in your organization.
|Aberdeen Group||Mobile Learning: Moving Companies Forward||Download|
Mobile Learning: Moving Companies Forward
Implementing mobile learning can increase revenue, improve employee performance, and ensure a strong, reliable core of employees and managers who are ready to step into bigger leadership roles. For those without mobile learning in place, though, the notion of implementation can sound pretty daunting. Beyond taking into account how Best-in-Companies have implemented mobile learning, this report tells you what to consider if you decide mobile learning is right for your organization.
|Aberdeen Group||Newbies to New Leaders: Closing Critical Skill Gaps with Learning||Download|
Newbies to New Leaders: Closing Critical Skill Gaps with Learning
This study, based on responses collected from 185 organizations between July and September 2013, looks at how organizations connect learning to business priorities, create development programs that impact every stage of the employee lifecycle, and utilize technology to support learning initiatives. It also examines the business impact of building learning capability and running effective learning programs.
|Aberdeen Group||Aberdeen Report: Zoom in on Video Learning||Download|
Aberdeen Report: Zoom in on Video Learning
This research brief illustrates why video content is an essential part of any organization's learning strategy. Videos offer busy professionals access to bite-size chunks of content on the go and a valuable resource for on-the-job problem solving. Whether it's powerful leadership tips from a top executive or a quick how-to on popular software, videos facilitate growth and address skill gaps. And organizations benefit from improved performance, talent development and employ retention.
|Bersin by Deloitte||Nine Steps for Selecting an LMS||Download|
Nine Steps for Selecting an LMS
Approximately 600 LMS providers exist worldwide. How will you choose? In this research, Bersin by Deloitte identifies leading LMS selection practices and aligns them with a nine-step buying cycle.
|Brandon Hall Group||State of Succession Management 2015: Increasing Investment and Accelerating Automation||Download|
State of Succession Management 2015: Increasing Investment and Accelerating Automation
In Brandon Hall Group's 2015 State of Succession Management Study, the majority of organizations reported that improving the health of their talent pipeline is an essential outcome of their succession management. But 84% of organizations said they are suffering from a lack ready leaders. In fact, just over a quarter of all organizations indicated that they have a ready-and-willing successor for 10% or less of open, critical roles. And another 7% said they have no one groomed and ready. It is no surprise, then, that most organizations plan to increase their investment in succession management over the next 12 months.
|Brandon Hall Group||Social Learning 2014: Gaining Importance||Download|
Social Learning 2014: Gaining Importance
According to Brandon Hall Group's Business Focus 2014 survey, organizations are more concerned with how to approach social media over the next 12 months than they are with a shortage of talent, big data, or global expansion. The 2014 Social and Collaborative Learning study seeks to dive deeper into how organizations view social learning and the different approaches being taken. One thing is clear from that survey: responding organizations believe the concept is important and is only going to increase in importance.
|Eudemonia||It's About Time: Developing Women for Business Leadership||Download|
It's About Time: Developing Women for Business Leadership
Time management is particularly important for women to succeed in business because women already have more absolute, if self-imposed, demands on their time. This is true both inside and outside of the workplace. Women are also less likely to consider timeline trajectories in planning their careers and career development. Neither do they typically have "extra" time to accept additional assignments that traditionally have helped workers ascend the corporate ladder. In this paper, research firm Eudemonia illustrates how a time-bound and time-sensitive approach to developing women for business leadership positions can be a critical enabler of success.
|HfS Research||Point of View: The Era of Enablement||Download|
Point of View: The Era of Enablement
Recent sales and marketing developments in terms of more consultative support, targeted market segmentation, and agile delivery capabilities now have corollaries in the workforce support domain through the Skillsoft SumTotal combination: topical and timely content, targeted and delivered to audiences that need it, embedded in business systems that they are using. And the companies that use Skillsoft and SumTotal should be in a better position to enable those very sales and delivery professionals themselves.
|Human Capital Institute||Talent Pulse: Identifying and Developing First-Time People Leaders||Download|
Talent Pulse: Identifying and Developing First-Time People Leaders
Industry leaders know managers propel people and business outcomes. How do organizations prepare new leaders for management? For most organizations, the approach is sink-or-swim. More than half of organizations recently reported they don't invest in preparing new leaders for the challenges of management. This new research from Human Capital Institute provides evidence that creating a lifeline of learning and support for first-time managers leads to long-term business success. Download this report to learn how to equip these new leaders to effectively guide their teams.
|Nucleus Research||Skillsoft - Mercy Technology Services||Download|
Skillsoft - Mercy Technology Services
Mercy Technology Services (MTS), the IT arm of a Midwest Catholic health care system, was contending with an underutilized and underequipped solution for learning. As the outgoing technology's replacement, Skillport - a product by Skillsoft -furnished MTS with more relevant content, as well as a far more intuitive, navigable user interface. This case study explains how the combination of these factors significantly increased system usage and brought major related savings attributable to avoided costs and productivity improvements, including a 526% ROI.