Adapting and Aligning Learning Strategy to Avert a Crisis

The Business of Learning
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Learning Crisis Successful leaders use their experience and best practices to develop competitive business strategies for profitable growth. Why then, do over 90% of organizations miss the direct connection between business performance and learning effectiveness? In a recent Bersin study[i], a major finding was.., “L&D functions in most organizations are in crisis. L&D leaders feel [...]
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Aligning Business Success with Learning & Development – Part 1

The Business of Learning
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How can organisations link learning innovation with the ever-present need to align with business success? This was the topic of discussion at the 2016 edition of the Raytheon Symposium, organised by Raytheon Professional Services in partnership with CorporateLeaders, in London and Frankfurt. With assembled delegates keen to hear what tips and practices they should adopt […]

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Delivering Effective Blended Learning In a Corporate Environment

Workforce Development
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In an ever changing business environment, how does a Learning & Development function ensure it delivers what the business wants today – while developing employees for tomorrow? This is not a new dilemma for learning leaders within organisations, but is becoming ever more challenging due to the plethora of available solutions and the rapid changes […]

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The Challenges of Delivering Learning in Volatile Times

Workforce Development
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Did you know that company life spans are shrinking? I came across a study[1] the other day showing that large corporations have a one-in-three chance of going out of business in the next five years. Why are so many companies not making it into middle, let alone, old age? There are all sorts of reasons, [...]
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IMPACT OF SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Workforce Development
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Thanks to the rise of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and WhatsApp, we are all becoming more ‘social’ than ever before – messaging, sharing, discussing and collaborating across online social networks in ever increasing numbers. Today, the average Briton spends 2 hours and 51 minutes online per day1 and they’re the equivalent of 29% of the […]

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Unleashing Performance Analytics to Drive Learning & Business Outcomes, Part 2: Turning Data into Information

The Business of Learning
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In a previous blog, we discussed how learning organizations at leading companies have recently used performance analytics to focus the efforts of learning and development organizations to help drive overall business value. Now, we would like to show you the steps and techniques needed to perform these analytics; turning the seemingly endless torrent of data into […]

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How Gamification in Learning Revolutionises the Workplace

The Business of Learning
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It’s often remarked that 50% of advertising spend is wasted – but because no one knows exactly which half, the money gets spent anyway. When it comes to spend on learning though, there are statistics that are far more sobering. Despite budgets continuing to grow (by 2019 the global corporate learning market is predicted to […]

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