Determining the return on investment (ROI) for training programs can be one of the most difficult, yet necessary, responsibilities of the chief learning officer. Senior management wants to know that its investment in training is contributing to the succes
Microsoft Corp. announced that is will acquire PlaceWare Inc., a provider of Web conferencing services. The two companies will work together to provide customers with online conferencing solutions to connect people in a real-time conferencing environment.
Memorial Hospital and Health System, located in South Bend, Ind., is one of the premier cardiovascular and orthopedic hospitals in the United States. Memorial’s focus is on innovation as a way of doing business. With 3,200 employees, getting the message o
Imagine being at the helm of a good-sized sailing yacht. The calm has given way to strong wind gusts, fog and stormy seas. You must rely on the skills of the crew, limited resources, navigation equipment and common sense to safely guide you and your crew
In today’s volatile economy, corporations are continually looking for innovative ways to enhance shareholder value and improve bottom-line results. While there have been a variety of strategies implemented to achieve these goals, successful organizations
IBM is no stranger to the concept of corporate education. In fact, providing workforce development opportunities is part of the technology giant’s corporate heritage, a time-tested effort to ensure market leadership through top-notch associates trained an
As executives with a strong interest in the delivery of learning, you don’t have to be told that education is big business. Whether your business is manufacturing or marketing, there are undeniable advantages to leading a well-trained team.
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), one of the three main administrations of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides benefits and services to American veterans and their families in recognition of their service to the nation. Employing m
It is a challenge to train toward future states rather than to current practices. Training efforts are being stretched in many organizations to meet the current demands of developing proficient employees in the jobs that exist today. Moreover, organizatio