In an industry where buzzwords abound, seemingly similar terms are used within the business units served by the chief learning officer. Often, this has an undermining effect on getting a clear message from the in-house professional development team to the
Articles by David Vance
Each year brings with it a mix of new potential challenges and solutions for chief learning officers everywhere. With 2006 upon us, IDC asked Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Business Intelligence Board which areas of the learning and development industr
In some instances, success is the achievement of something desired, planned or attempted. For example, for a struggling high school football team, winning a game or two might be a reasonable accomplishment at the end of the season. However, for a professi
It’s possible to do a job so well that once completed, there’s very little follow-up necessary to maintain the performance and quality of the program or accomplishment. However, learning is not that kind of job. Or is it?
Learning analytics technology can help learning leaders understand how to educate and develop the workforce, as well as the extended enterprise. Creating a blueprint for automation is key to designing an analytics system.
Unless business leaders know how training benefits the business, they will continually decrease learning investments. Business impact analysis can help CLOs ensure their initiatives receive the dollars they need.
Technology can help learning professionals walk the talk and connect learners with each other and the experts.
When businesses needed functionality beyond enterprise content management, the LMS and LCMS were born, but LCMS adoption has not kept pace. Refining the technology will help provide scalable content for diverse audiences.
Taking the U.S. Navy into the 21st century required modernization and a focus on the “war for people.” Vice Adm. J. Kevin Moran is helping deliver a revolution in learning to help the Navy win the battle for talent.
Today’s news is chock-full of business leaders caught with their hands in the proverbial cookie jar or making some other fiscal faux pas that adversely affects stockholders, employees and the reputation of their particular industry. So it shouldn’t come a
The skepticism following the dot-com bust led many to believe e-learning was on its way out. However, Business Intelligence Board research shows that e-learning has just scratched the surface as a viable learning tool.
Big Company Inc. decided to offer a great new employee benefit, create some basic policies for employee use and establish an administrative process that would track expenses. Big Company Inc. spent millions of dollars each year for this employee benefit.
Executives who make investment decisions around learning, whether they’re called “chief learning officer,” “vice president of learning and development” or some other title, come from diverse backgrounds. Many learning executives work their way up through