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
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?
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.
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.