Overall, 53 percent of CLOs see learning technologies as a significant priority, and 57 percent expect to increase their technology spending in 2017.
Articles by Cushing Anderson
Whatever organizations choose, aligning their training offerings with business needs remains job one.
Trends suggest that e-learning, mobile and video learning will continue to be a bigger part of the mix.
Efforts to measure learning impact are seeing more support.
CLOs must use a variety of sources to maximize value form vendor partnerships.
Leadership development, informal learning and technology will remain essential pieces of the learning leaders’ toolkit.
With stable and sometimes increasing budgets, learning leaders are cautiously but optimistically investing in technology, assessments and content to meet organizational objectives. With stable and sometimes increasing budgets, learning leaders are cautiously but optimistically investing in technology, assessments and content to meet organizational objectives.
Fewer organizations are outsourcing learning. But those that do are by and large satisfied with the products and services they receive.
Despite technological assistance and a variety of approaches with which to measure data, CLOs are still struggling to quantify training impact.
Learning leaders’ spirits are steadily improving thanks to burgeoning budgets and a sharper focus on both informal learning and mobile technology. bold
When today’s CLOs spend money, they do so thoughtfully and with an eye for technology that will promote efficiency and ensure programs affect the bottom line.
Outsourcing different parts of the learning function is still a popular way to maximize learning dollars and gain needed external expertise, but satisfaction rates are slipping.
For the first time, in 2014 CLOs will deliver more training with e-learning than traditional classroom-based instruction, but mobile and social learning also will be a large and growing part of the learning delivery mix.
CLOs are regularly asked to demonstrate the value of training, but they often don’t have access to the resources or data to properly establish it. And they admit they need help.
Learning leaders increasingly use vendors to ease pressures brought on by budget and resource constraints. But are they selecting the right ones to meet their organizational and user needs?