When chief learning officers are making decisions around learning management systems, it is important to take the company’s existing technology into account.
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If you’re getting increasingly curious about how to increase employee productivity these days, when most people are asking only about how to cut costs, that’s a good sign. Research has shown that a simple 1 percent increase in productivity typically produ
In this global and hyper-competitive knowledge economy, the real value of a chief learning officer is not his or her expertise in learning or leadership development or even technology—it is rather the ability to link such things to an overall enterprise-w
Purchasing a learning management system (LMS) or a hosted LMS contract is like entering into a long-term relationship. However, the initial negotiations often tend to be oriented toward annual contracts. It actually takes about three years to inculcate th
By now, it is a clich&eacute; to say that the rise of the Internet, e-mail and World Wide Web a decade ago revolutionized virtually every field of human endeavor. During the first half of that decade, early adopters experienced problems that today
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
You don’t need me to tell you that collaboration is key to your way of doing business. That’s a lesson that most of us learned early in our careers, and I’d wager learning executives like yourselves were early adopters. Executives and managers all interac
Be at the planning table. Demonstrate business impact. Increase shareholder value. Impact the balanced scorecard. These are the words I continue to hear from the leaders of learning and development. Wall Street expects companies to grow their profitabilit
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
Corporations attempting to implement aggressive revenue growth goals find it necessary to work powerfully from within to implement the changes that will bring these goals to reality. Creating change, managing change, directing change—these are the actions
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
A more effective way of transferring what was learned during training to on-the-job performance may require a change in the way we think about what learning is. For many, learning is defined as “acquiring new knowledge.” In today’s results-oriented world,
If you have the chance to read Fred Harburgï¿½s resume, youï¿½ll find a rather impressive listing of positions. Prior to becoming chief learning officer and president of Motorola University, Harburgï¿½s past boasts organizations like IBM, Saturn, Disney,
Corporate universities were first created in the late 1980s as an enhancement to traditional training departments.