How to Become a Digital CLO
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
They will fundamentally alter the CLO’s job and how their teams work. Accenture CLO Rahul Varma was one of the forward thinking learning leaders who lived through this transformation. As a CLO you need to consider where technology belongs and where it ought not to be.”. Finding that balance has shaped Varma’s career as a CLO and his ambitions for the organization. “I’m
The CLO as Brand Ambassador
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
As a CLO, how can you share your perspective on branding with your C-suite colleagues including the chief marketing officer and the CEO? Yes, just ask Kimo Kippen, the CLO and brand ambassador for Hilton Worldwide. Chief learning officers mainly focus on learning and development at their organizations. How can CLOs promote the organizational brand? With passion and data.
The CLO Succession Plan
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Additionally, Willett has been putting together what she calls the “CLO’s notebook” that explains different aspects of the job in detail. What I try to do on a daily basis is turn everything into a leadership learning session, so that they’re thinking like a CLO as opposed to a project manager or program manager.”. Andrew Johnson. Clement Attlee. Georges Pompidou. Before. After.
The CLO’s Guide to AI
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
AI, in particular natural language processing, or NLP, will revolutionize this area of the CLO’s role and help to achieve the results competency modeling has promised for so long. What if CLOs could predict personalized learning needs or deliver targeted learning content based on work tasks before employees need it? They can. Or, run matches between roles and tasks to target learning.
The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action
MARCH 1, 2017
The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. The CLO cannot be a strategic partner without developing key relationships throughout the organization.
Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO
AUGUST 24, 2016
What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? From each job plotted along a career path, which may resemble a spider web, employees may access the following critical resources: A clearly defined job description, which the CLO may play a role in shaping through. in the mid-1990s. Why is this?
CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. This focus on closing gaps is again rooted in the ability of the future CLO to think strategically. This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in July 2006. Strategic Management.
Do You Need a CCO and CLO?
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 10, 2012
Should your organization have a CCO and CLO? I agree with Hebert and I have similar concerns with having a CLO (Chief Learning Officer). Don’t put all the emphasis on a course catalogue and don’t hire a CLO. Human Resource Development Leadership Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training CCO CEO CLO culture high performance learning trainingShared.
The New CLO of the Year Is…
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
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CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. The CLO Symposium Plus ran from Sept.
Mobile Learning: The Future of Workplace Learning (CLO Summit India – Slidedeck)
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
Last week I was at the CLO Summit, one of the largest gatherings of L&D professionals in India. Mobile Learning CLO Summit India mLearning PresentationHeld in Mumbai, the event saw some eminent industry experts talk on different topics related to L&D in the workplace. I firmly believe that mLearning is the future of learning, be it at the workplace or otherwise.
CLO Thinking (& Measurement)
OCTOBER 18, 2011
I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. It was an interesting event, with a theme of “ Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal “, held at a classy venue on the beach, and was well-organized. (You You can see Jay’s writeup here.) And the keynotes that I saw were in synch: Stephen Covey talked about the need for trust and Jon Katzenbach on how to build culture were both excellent, as was Dan Pontefract’s story on making collaboration intrinsic to Telus. Some folks even had trouble with the format, apparently!
Transforming the CLO Role
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
I see more and more people with the CLO title as important and transformative to those businesses. Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. As one of the early investors in the L&D market, Bobby Yazdani has seen a lot of change in the industry. From the early days of certification training to the blooming of the LMS market in the late 1990s into the social and collaborative enterprise, learning and development has shifted from a back-office function into a pivotal role at the vanguard of technology, innovation and globalization.
CLO Apps, Please!
AUGUST 31, 2013
Imagine if we had an open learning app format that allowed a CLO to select an app that would work safely and securely on top of and with most learning systems. Imagine a robust and ever-changing CLO app page, with apps for learners, designers, managers and, of course, apps for the CLO. Technologies and learning methodologies must be rapidly adaptable. We are in the world of personalization, and the learning field deserves learning apps. Yet, when we need a new function or capacity for our learning efforts, there are almost no apps for sale.
2016 CLO Symposium+PLUS – Day 1 Recap
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
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CLO Maths–Part I
Performance Learning Productivity
JUNE 22, 2011
Last month I took part in the iVentiv Executive Knowledge Exchange event in New York. The two days of roundtable discussion were focused on ‘learning futures’. There were plenty of good conversations, some case studies, and lots of idea sharing and thoughts around innovation and the future of learning in organisations. The event was attended by Chief Learning Officers and executives
Be a Triple-Threat CLO
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats. CLOs are no different. Readers of my monthly musings are well aware I’ve been an avid sports fan since childhood. Even in random conversations and totally unrelated contexts, I frequently turn to the athletic field when looking for an apt metaphor or story. It happened again recently when a colleague called my attention to a magazine article in, of all places, Computer , the IEEE Computer Society journal. It was a column by education editor Ann E.K. Sobel, an associate professor at Miami University of Ohio, titled “The Modern Educator.”
Seeking CLO's, Training and eLearning Managers, and Talent Development Executives to Interview
Will at Work Learning
MAY 18, 2016
Send me your tired, your salaried, your harried Chief Learning Officers (and other Talent Development Executives) so that I can collect data on the state of our industry -- focusing on a practical science-of-learning perspective. Organizations who contribute will be entitled to the full report. An executive summary will be available for free to others. Work-Learning Research Your Input Requested
Learning to Be a CLO
JANUARY 6, 2014
Penn’s doctoral program is at the forefront of CLO education. The University of Pennsylvania’s CLO doctoral program is the only doctoral program in the world designed exclusively around enterprise learning, with 50 learning leader and CLO graduates since 2006. ” From Wharton, students learn the responsibilities for a CLO within the context of a broader set of business problems. ” Schulte was recommended for the program by her then-boss Rebecca Ray, former MasterCard CLO and now senior vice president of human capital at The Conference Board.
3 Guidelines to Consider as a CLO
MAY 31, 2016
When discussing training, the debate rages. How long is short enough and how short is long enough? On the one hand, how do we optimize the limited time employees can spend on learning and keep their attention in our fast paced world? On the other, how do we actually impact behavior in a complex, diverse global environment? As with many critical questions, the answer is dependent on the specific situation. One size does not fit all. Similarly, circumstances and goals should drive our selection of training tools. When is microlearning effective? When are robust immersive simulations the answer?
OCTOBER 16, 2011
Along with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues Jane Hart & Clark Quinn and several hundred chief learning officers, I attended the Fall CLO Symposium this week. It’s intended to underpin the dialog between CLO and executive management. Our theme was “Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal.” ” Sports metaphors filled the air. Stephen M.R.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
APRIL 14, 2015
The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! joyandlife writes about The Changing Role of L&D and CLO where he mentions adaptiveness, rapid reaction times, learning agility and flexibility as key requirements. The CLO today has to be able to scan the emerging landscape and build her/his team in a way that will enable them to meet the future. Utopian? Maybe.
The CEO and Me
DECEMBER 6, 2016
It goes without saying that the most important relationship a CLO has is with the CEO. After all, how the CEO defines, embraces and supports the role of the CLO will determine how much impact the CLO can have in the company and whether the role will be fulfilling. Defining the CLO Role. What would success look like — for the CEO, for the CLO and for the company at large?
Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards
AUGUST 23, 2014
And it gives us immense happiness to share with you all that we have been announced as one of the finalists for the “Providers” category at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards by the CLO Magazine in Chicago. In addition, each year one outstanding learning executive is singled out to receive the prestigious CLO of the Year honour — the industry equivalent of a lifetime achievement award.
CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology
OCTOBER 25, 2013
CLOs continue to be thoughtful with their use of training dollars, spending most on areas that offer fast, visible results. In 2012, a rebound in training spending was linked to the economic recovery in the United States. This year the focus remains on items that promote relevance, but with expanded focus on content development and technology enablement. But growth isn’t universal.
Beyond Best Practices
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Consider learning in practice — the focus of this issue of CLO — as a way to accelerate that movement. Adri Maisonet-Morales, the 2016 CLO of the Year, is a prime example. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Learning Delivery CLO of the Year learning delivery Learning In Practice Awards practitioners providersPardon my French, but best practices are a bunch of B.S. Pronto.
A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst. The training industry wasn’t where he intended to go, but he realized it was where he wanted to be, and he hasn’t turned back. and Cingular Wireless Inc.
More Curious Learning
JANUARY 12, 2015
Change Culture Kaizen Learning Rebel News Personal Learning Network Rebel Status Quo Tips #LRNbk CLO Curiosity Guy Wallace guywwallace Jane Bozarth Kio Stark L&D Learning Learning Myths rebel Original Post here. This revised post has additional resources to bring out your inner curiosity. Curiosity is the gateway to learning. To me it looks like this. What are you reading now? Why Not?
There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning
JANUARY 9, 2017
Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Performance Management CLO Ecolab leadership developmentTags: CLO , Ecolab , leadership development. Roz Tsai’s fascination with learning is rooted in her history. She grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s Communist movement. “My My kids grew up in the U.S.
Questions from the CLO Executive Network
APRIL 28, 2011
We broke into groups to discuss: What’s the role of the CLO as learning shifts from push to pull? The CLO must take a broader role, getting out of the learning silo and into the broader job of improving the way the business works. The CLO needs to focus on experienced workers, not just novices; on customers and partners, not just employees. Probably. Just Jay
What Bothers Chief Learning Officers?
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 24, 2013
Leadership Management Organizational Learning Training Training Impact CLO impact learning outcomes results training Chief Learning Officers who belong to the Linkedin Learning, Education and Training Professionals Group were asked by Jason Silberman to describe their three biggest “pain points”. Silberman wrote, “What makes you emotional - what makes you want to punch a pillow?”.
CLO: Huge Need for Angel Investing in Learning -- from CEO's
Will at Work Learning
JULY 7, 2016
I was speaking to a CLO (Chief Learning Officer) today about research-to-practice stuff, and he made a statement that blew my mind. He's been a CLO at two organizations with over a decade of tenure in learning-executive positions. By the way, if you're a CLO or other learning executive and you want to take part in my research on the state of the industry, please email me ( see the announcement here ). The gentleman CLO I spoke with today actually made notes during today's interview, because our discussion triggered ideas for him and his organization. It's a win-win.
CLO's Top Stories of 2012
There Is No Chalk
DECEMBER 27, 2011
I received ISPI's Performance Digest for the day, and I was struck by the lack of substance. Indeed, a couple of the stories seem to conflict ("Change Management vs. Change Leadership" and "Rise of the Change Manager"), many are the obvious ("The Best Approach to Training", "Stop Long, Boring Staff Training; Start Short, Social Learning Modules"), others are laments ("Intelligence Lost: The. workplace learning and performance wlp instructional systems design HPT HPI
The Case of the Sleepless Learner
DECEMBER 14, 2016
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