Blind acceptance of moving away from business-centric learning will put an end to the quest for learning departments to be valued, strategic business partners.
Learning and development departments might be fundamentally different and not best positioned in human resources.
Blogger David Vance gives six pieces of advice for learning leaders taking on a business strategist's role.
To make things happen, learning leaders have to make sure they’re talking to the right people.
With arguments pushing for one side or the other, blogger David Vance asks why learning leaders can't embrace both.
Earn support by involving the top executives in getting employees to apply learning.
'Selling' learn to employees makes development seem optional, not imperative to how a business functions.
"Start with a plan and then execute it." It seems like common sense, but many learning practitioners and HR leaders resist changing their approach to turn learning into a business function.
Prepare for the measurement naysayers by knowing five common arguments against talent development reporting principles.
Talent development reporting principles go beyond reporting on program success to recommend a standard process for how human capital should be managed, making it a key business measure for learning leaders.
Have a measurement strategy but no management strategy? You're doing it wrong. Blogger David Vance can help.
All blogger David Vance is saying is give peace a chance — between function-specific learning and business-wide benefits.
ROI continues to be one of the least-reported metrics when it comes to learning programs. Fix this by being more proactive and getting executives on board with aligning learning to the business function.
New year, new resolutions. Blogger David Vance discusses the importance of upfront goal creating that keeps plans on track and highlights value throughout their execution.
Get the details on big data's connection to Talent Development Reporting Principles.
What you need to do to become a strategic business partner sounds simple, but is much more challenging in practice.