Most enterprises that outsource learning are satisfied with their external providers and expect to increase spending levels.
While many learning leaders choose their offerings based on cost and convenience, others are staying true to costlier traditional methods.
Measurement is a challenge for learning executives, but many are striving to do it better.
CLOs must evaluate their ability to help the enterprise rebound during the recovery and align their staffs to that goal.
A slow but steady economic recovery is driving optimism toward learning investments.
The challenging economy was a significant driver for a downward outsourcing trend, and it likely will be an equally large driver of the recovery.
Content, audience, environment and available technology each play a role in how learning is delivered.
Learning organizations that can demonstrate the impact of learning initiatives can expect to have greater influence when needed.
CLOs must evaluate their ability to help their enterprises rebound and ensure their learning staff is ready and able to lend assistance.
Become more strategic, rather than operational, and work in partnership with the business to support performance goal achievement.
Most companies will continue to invest in learning and performance management systems, but they are eager to try new assessment and evaluation tools.
Investment in learning and development continues to rebound, but emerging trends indicate a more focused approach to performance and technology.
Staffing levels and perceived impact on business objectives indicates learning has come a long way since the recession hit, but thereâ€™s still room for improvement.
As companies begin to recover, the urgency of training is rebounding and putting outsourcing for expertise back on the rise.
Things are far from their pre-recession glory, but leaders are feeling better about the shifts in the industry as well as their capacity to meet the challenges ahead.