Many years of evaluating many training initiatives in many different companies has made one fact very clear: Sometimes training works very well to help achieve business results, and sometimes (unfortunately many times) it does not. It is also becoming cle
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Eaton Corp. is a diversified international manufacturer that had sales in 2002 of $7.2 billion. Eaton University is responsible for the training and development needs of the corporation’s 51,000 employees, in more than 50 countries. To handle the needs of
A top question often asked of organizations creating and revising processes for learning measurement is, ‘What are the best practices?’ This question is asked more and more because training departments are being asked to prove their value more and more. I
As companies struggle with the many realities of today’s business world, business leaders are finding a need to shift their strategies in order to stay competitive.
When asked how to create an elegant solution, Albert Einstein said, “Make it as simple as possible, but no simpler.” For CLOs faced with the challenges of creating a “learning organization,” spreading best practices across an enterprise, developing robust
Public- and private-sector organizations have much to learn from each other when it comes to learning management strategies. While public-sector organizations have embraced automation of training and competencies much faster than private-sector companies,
In the current economic climate, there burns a question in every executive’s mind about how to improve performance of the business and thus generate more revenue. Performance improvement is realized when an employee or group of employees learns new skills
Stop! Organizations should not spend a dime on technology infrastructure to support a blended learning environment until they understand exactly what business problems need to be solved and how investments will deliver a return by solving those problems.
Lands’ End, one of the largest catalog retailers in the world, has built a successful business by combining high-quality customer service with comfortable, well-made clothing that fits. Over the years, the company has also built a reputation as a great pl
CompTIA is collaborating with McDonald’s on an apprenticeship program that will help project managers take their classroom learning and apply it to their daily work, while reinforcing best practices in IT project management.
There has been a lot of buzz in the e-learning market around defining what learning management systems and learning content management systems are and are not.
Never before in business has the need for employee education, training and change been so tightly entangled as it is today. With the explosion of the information technology age over the last several decades and the drive by businesses to constantly reinve
It is rare to pick up a training industry magazine without seeing multiple references to e-learning or other types of technology. It can be challenging to decipher exactly what each tool has to offer and how you can match the right technology with a given
American Standard may be best known for its white porcelain toilets, but the Piscataway, N.J.-based corporation encompasses far more. In fact, plumbing products account for barely a quarter of the annual revenues of American Standard Cos., an organization
Chief learning officers in many organizations focus on the cutting edge of business practices to shape the corporate learning agenda. Quality initiatives like Six Sigma have long been a priority on that agenda. Let’s examine three major implications of Si