When my colleague Padma Medury and I conducted a survey on collaborative technologies and groupware in 1990, little did we know the degree to which Web-based tools would reshape and elevate this field. We discovered conferencing and collaboration tools fo
In 1999, PurchasePro spent a small fortune on instructor-led training (ILT) for sales, customer service, vendors and clients. They knew that e-learning suited their product well, yet e-learning wasn’t ready for (Web) primetime. ILT was still more valuable
“Doing more with less”, “creating improved efficiencies”, “downsizing”, “right-sizing”, “trimming fat”, “curbing expenses”, and “streamlining processes” are among the buzzwords and catch-phrases that herald today’s business environment. They all point t
As chief learning officers, you are charted with cost-effectively managing training and ensuring knowledge transfer through your initiatives. In the past couple of years, you may have been caught in the e-learning boom and quite possibly have been burned.
Falling stock prices, failed LMS implementations, poor course completion rates, slashed corporate budgets. In the face of all that, will e-learning be remembered as nothing more than a late salvo in the dot-bomb campaign?
With all the fear currently residing in the market, consolidation is being widely discussed. The topic of consolidation is often thrown about as if deals are started and closed over a weekend. This is not the case, which is why attrition is end result for
The enterprise-learning market is 37 percent larger than the U.S. motion picture industry, and more than twice as large as the burgeoning video-game industry. Even in the midst of the most recent economic recession, enterprise spending on learning grew 1.
Managing training at a large corporation like Century 21 is no small challenge. With about 88,000 agents and 4,400 brokers dispersed across 30 countries, the paperwork alone stacks up like a mortgage application. But a mission is a mission, and at Century
In todayâ€™s economy, making the right decisions is more crucial than ever. In the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Industry Report, more than 2000 of todayâ€™s most respected learning executives share their valuable insights and outlooks for