Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
Are you thinking of introducing elearning into your growing organization's learning and development portfolio?
This webinar delivers an informative discussion featuring the top eight must-ask questions to consider when getting started with elearning.
We'll help you understand the key features of elearning and how it fits into the vast array of corporate learning solutions.
Using social technologies, organizations can develop a workforce development program where employees can develop skills on the job by collaborating with experts and sharing tacit knowledge. This white paper shows how organizations that develop a social learning program can improve employee engagement, reduce attrition and decrease the amount of time employees waste searching for expertise and information.
This eBook describes techniques to maximize the effectiveness of training delivered online "live" and in real time--in terms of planning and execution to maximize engagement and retention--and to achieve measurable results.
Enterprise HR departments are using social technology to improve employee recruiting, onboarding, knowledge sharing, mergers and acquisitions, and learning and development. These innovative applications lead to measurable improvements in job satisfaction, employee retention and the bottom line.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Nov 03, 2017
The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 140,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.
Your employees are also online consumers of information and entertainment. You can maximize enterprise learning by applying practices from the new generation of information delivery, while keeping the best of the old-school approaches.
There is a lot of excitement in the market about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning
(ML), and natural language processing (NLP). Although many of these technologies have been
available for decades, new advancements in compute power along with new algorithmic
developments are making these technologies more attractive to early adopter companies. These
organizations are embracing advanced analytics technologies for a number of reasons including
improving operational efficiencies, better understanding behaviors, and gaining competitive
This installment is on challenges and opportunities in learning and development, including keeping critical skill areas current; increasing and broadening your people's skills to face future change; leveraging learning and development as a key driver of engagement and retention; and developing strong leaders, including yourself.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 29, 2013
With a constantly evolving business climate, encountering change is the new normal. Organizations that embrace and practice agility are proven to be more effective in dealing with change. Key to fostering agility is continuous learning and development. Learning is not an event-based occurrence where one-time training can satisfy skill gaps; learning opportunities need to be accessible, targeted, and continuous. With a strong learning culture that aligns with business objectives, companies are better able to embrace an agile mindset, and with increased agility, performance will improve and the overall business impact will increase.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Nov 21, 2013
Learning is critical to enabling business strategy, from onboarding new hires to developing future leaders, to educating channel partners and customers. 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. Research conducted by Aberdeen Group and brought to you thanks to Skillsoft.
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Apr 24, 2015
Too often, learning is treated as an isolated activity that occurs separately from employees’ everyday work. This is changing because of employee learning styles, the speed of our global environment, and the mobility of workers. In this report you will learn to understand why today’s learning strategies are not working, examples of successful learning culture implementations, and how to build a learning culture.
Published By: SyberWorks
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
The e-Learning industry has grown tremendously since the early days of computers and the Internet. Today there are lots of products and services out in the market place from which to choose. This white paper will provide some basic information to help you as you begin your research into e-Learning and learning management systems. The document is not meant to be the complete source of information on e-Learning nor will these guidelines be suitable for every single situation. This white paper has been created as a learning aid help you get started. These findings represent the research, experience, and techniques gleaned from working in e-Learning since its infancy in the late 80’s to today. At the end of the paper, Bob Goldschneider, Director of Business Development at SyberWorks, Inc., will provide a summary and closing remarks.
Leaders in both training departments and business units are waking up to the fact that most employee learning is informal.
In this report, we will address just the first challenge - sourcing learning content and, more specifically, informal learning content.
Artificial intelligence (AI) leads the charge in the current
wave of digital transformation underway at many global
companies. Organizations large and small are actively
expanding their AI footprints as executives try to comprehend
more fully what AI is and how they can use it to capitalize
on business opportunities by gaining insight to the data
they collect that enables them to engage with customers
and hone a competitive edge. But, while AI may indeed be
the frontier of enterprise technology, there remain many
misconceptions about it.
Part of the confusion stems from the fact that AI is an
umbrella term that covers a range of technologies —
including machine learning, computer vision, natural language
processing, deep learning, and more — that are in various
stages of development and deployment. The use of AI for
dynamic pricing and targeted marketing has been in use for
a while, but actual AI computing where machines think like
humans is still many years from becoming mainstream. T
We’re amidst disruption in the way people work and learn. Learning and Development as a function must adapt and go beyond the "check the box" approach, putting the learner experience front and center. Employees are now sitting in the driver's seat when it comes to their career path. Forward thinking organizations must move from simply managing training to creating a holistic learning experience, and transition from being training facilitators to learning curators. Modern tools will help make this transition possible. Whether you’re developing an L&D program from the ground up, or want to bring innovation into your current program, this eBook can help you structure your plans to be even more impactful for your business and for your workforce.
As much as we try to avoid it, performance reviews seemingly boil down to last minute gathering of notes and memories, prodded by HR chasing you down to meet deadlines.
Sound familiar? The cycle can be broken. In our latest ebook, learn about 5 strategies that help you have a more effective performance review season. Learn how to:
• align employee goals to company goals
• provide continuous feedback and coaching
• tie performance reviews to learning opportunities
• use all of the data collected to make informed and actionable decisions
Avoid the performance review spiral, download “5 Strategies for More Effective Performance Reviews” today!
62% of employees say they don’t see changes occur from feedback they give during performance reviews.
Performance reviews help companies and managers evaluate an individual’s performance, but what they don’t do is help employees improve and grow. Why? Performance reviews must go beyond talk of achievements and shortcomings and take steps to offer opportunities and solutions for employees.
In this quick, two-page guide, you’ll learn about:
• Why performance reviews need a follow-up development plan
• Give employees greater career satisfaction by understanding their career path
• The power of specific and actionable goals in performance reviews
• How data can help you set employees up for success
• Why learning and development is necessary to transform your workforce
Get your copy and learn how to leave your employees empowered.
31 percent of millennials reported that they would leave their current position due to lack of learning opportunities.
Younger generations are expecting more out of their work experience, which is making it harder to attract and retain top talent. We’re in the middle of a new era in terms of the way employees work and learn.
Bottom line? Learning content is one of the most significant investments when it comes to employee experience and it’s time for your company to step up to the plate.
Download our quick-guide on “4 reasons you should invest in a learning content strategy.” You’ll learn how it can change the way your company:
• attracts top talent
• onboards and attracts top talent
• retain hard-won talent
• achieve your business goals
Get your copy today.
58% of executives believe their current performance management approach neither drives engagement nor leads to high performance. It’s high time to make some changes and adapt performance management strategies to better reflect the changing dynamics of the modern workforce and ensure employees reach their potential.
Check out “10 Counterproductive Performance Management Assumptions You're Still Making” and see how you can improve your talent development initiatives to increase the productivity and impact of your employees. In this ebook, we'll touch on:
• how goals are set and achieved
• flaws and biases in manager's assessments
• what truly motivates employees
• and more
Download your copy and get started!
The majority of training and performance management processes don’t lead to more skilled and productive employees. So what’s different about the ones that do?
Download our brief, “The Absolute Must-Do’s to Build an Agile Organization”, and learn:
• How to increase employee productivity by 37%
• What separates world-class learning and performance from ho-hum
• Real business examples of this in action
We have a world of technology at our fingertips, but is it actually leading to stronger, more agile organizations? How do these new tools serve as the catalysts for more productivity and greater executions of companies’ larger marketplace ambitions? In the brief "4 Trends Redefining Performance Management,” we cover:
1. Embracing the Digital Transformation
2. Rethinking Performance Management
3. Rising Employee Engagement
4. Business Insights
Download the brief to learn how you can expand HR's role in boosting company success.
"Retaining a high-performing workforce requires closing the skills gap and developing each employee, from hire to retire. Realise the benefits of better performance and higher productivity with these 5 strategies for creating an effective learning strategy:
• Connect Employee Development with Learning
• Align Learning with Business Goals
• Deliver Learning with Expert Content
• Train to your Audience
• Track Completion & Certifications
Download the brief now to learn more about these 5 strategies and the results you could achieve by implementing these strategies today!"
"If you’ve only ever used instructor led training, the idea of moving your learning and development online can seem a little daunting. But cloud-based training can easily make e-learning a reality in your organization; with little hassle and minimal cost.
In this eBook ‘Learn to Love the Cloud’, we share our top 7 reasons it makes sense to move your training online, including:
• Saving time and money on technology wrangling
• Easy access to a huge range of content
• Greater data efficiency
• Increased learner engagement
Grab your copy of Learn to Love the Cloud and see how e-learning can save you time and money, help you be more strategic with your training, and empower your learners to take charge of their professional development. It just makes sense!"