It seems this country and its corporations have learned a lot of lessons from the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001. Not all of those lessons have been happy ones, but the bright side of the coin is that some changes at least have positive side effects.
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
I was recently asked to submit a cost analysis on attending a major trade event. To build my case, I outlined objectives and mapped a strategy for reaching them. I established a metric by which to determine satisfactory return on investment (ROI) and list
While much of the corporate world focuses on the developmental side of training&quot;human resources, sales and management training&quot; there is a lot to be learned from the operational side of the business.
For many years, senior training and development managers have had to work hard to prove that they can play a truly strategic role within their organizations, often in vain. That is, until recently. Due to a confluence of events, things are beginning to ch
Since its beginnings in 1920 when Arthur Pitney and Walter Bowes invented the postage meter, Pitney Bowes has evolved into a $4.1 billion global provider of integrated mail and document management solutions. It’s hard to believe that a company whose produ
Emerging Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance regulations require companies to train employees and certify that they comprehend the appropriate laws and are skillful in their own actions under such policy guidelines. A st
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
Internet learning, or e-learning, will remain a key means for achieving productivity gains in organizations. A simplistic view, however, is not only misleading but also costly. A comprehensive approach to learning with an emphasis on productivity should i
IT training and certification will never be the same. New innovations in enterprise technology can measure performance skills and provide remediation in real time, on the job, in the context of an information worker’s workflow. The impact on training and
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