By Heide Abelli
Training is our business. We believe that providing excellent training and development to employees is essential to helping a company create and sustain competitive advantage. And it turns out that research heavily supports this belief. Bersin by Deloitte research from a few years ago still rings true, as it suggests that organizations that are better at skills development are 32% more likely to be first in a market, have 37% greater employee productivity, are 34% more responsive to customer needs, and have a 26% greater ability to develop quality products.Read more
By Ivonne Smith
Question for you: Do you regularly take your car in to get the wheels aligned? Of course you do…when your wheel alignment goes out, it's foolish to overlook the problem.Read more
By Tony Glass
When was the last time you conducted an employee survey? This powerful benchmarking exercise took place at the global content management and language solutions company SDL late last year. It came as no surprise to the business that the findings revealed a lack of strategic intent around learning and development (L&D).Read more
By Kieran King
At 2015 Global Skillsoft Perspectives, Skillsoft brought together five of the world’s most prominent talent analytics experts to share insights about the current state of analytics and practical suggestions for evolving organizational capabilities. Here is what they had to say:
Kieran King is global vice president of loyalty strategy and corporate development at Skillsoft.Read more
By Emma Engel
Why Unisys University created an L&D Dashboard
We have all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Now try to imagine how that phrase could be used to describe the myriad of activities that a corporate university conducts…yet that’s exactly what Unisys did. Read more
By Laura Rexford
The most successful organizations using elearning apply a complete operating model covering four essential building blocks.
Successful engagement begins with committed leaders setting the direction and tone.
By Gene Pease
Vestrics is the leading provider of workforce optimization software and consulting services. Our approach helps companies big and small examine data, align human capital investments to business results and optimize those investments for improved success.Read more
By Kieran King
We’ve had the opportunity to work for a number of years with Sprint, the world-class telecommunication firm with approximately 36,000 employees that undergo continual learning and training. We’ve partnered with Sprint’s learning and development entity, Sprint University, to close performance gaps and attain measurable talent improvement results that align back to the organization’s business goals.Read more
By Wendy Duffy
One of the challenges of implementing and executing a learning program isRead more
being able to evaluate and validate its impact on employees and the organization as a whole. One tool we’ve developed to ease this pressure put on learning and development teams, and aid in justifying investments to executives and other stakeholders, is our Impact Analysis.
By Kristin Thomas
Fun fact: in 2011, U.S. Organizations spent $156.2 billion on employee learning and development, and that cost rose by a staggering 12% in 2012. Two years later, there’s no question of the value of continuous learning and development for your staff and management, but how can you maximize learning’s impact to see the greatest return for your organization?Read more