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Koreen Pagano #DevLearn: The 80:20 Rule of Data Analysis

Learning Visions

Metrics that don''t matter.learning orgs spend a energy tracking metrics that don''t matter: time spent, courses completed, passing scores, # attempts.these metrics show the costs of the training, but not of the value. This completion data doesn''t really mean anything to the business - -in terms of what it''s measuring. For most orgs, the metrics that matter: are we fast, cheap, good? And how do you capture data and metrics that matter?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA. link] December 30-31, 2012 International Conference in Humanities, Social Sciences and Global Business Management (ISSGBM), Singapore. Clayton R.

Alternative to the Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation


For many of us in this industry, it is the go-to methodology for gathering training related metrics and reporting on training success. This includes outcomes that you or your organization have determined to be good for business, good for the employees, or good for the bottom line.

Formal Learning is (or should be) Expensive!

Clark Quinn

To start with, we should be doing sufficient analysis to ensure that the need is indeed a skill shift. In other words, we need to take the time to identify what business problem this is solving that a course will affect, and the associated metric. This is not trivial: a poorly formed objective about knowledge, not behavior, isn’t going to have an impact on the business. It’s becoming clear to me that we’re making a big mistake in our thinking.

Revolutionize Learning & Development

Clark Quinn

Organizations are not doing root cause analysis or aligning with business metrics, but instead are serving as ‘order takers’ Organizations are not looking to using performance support even though it’s likely a better value than courses, let alone looking to the network as a systematic component of the solution. It has become clear that one of the things that is needed is a shakeup of Learning & Development (L&D).

Chief Learning Officer Magazine Announces 2013 LearningElite Finalists

CLO Magazine

The finalists are recognized as innovators in enterprise education, delivering measurable business value by utilizing the best workforce development practices. 19, 2013 — Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) has announced the 2013 LearningElite organizations. The finalists are recognized as innovators in enterprise education, delivering measurable business value by utilizing the best workforce development practices.

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The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

The automaker wanted to completely revamp its learning business model from something primarily supported by training on a local or regional basis to something that was consistent across the globe. The post The Business Partnership Award appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Don’t horse around when it comes to staff training!

Saffron Interactive

For any business that has procedures and processes in place, it’s essential that training needs are realised and effective programmes are put in place to ensure that these are followed. By carrying out an effective Training Needs Analysis (TNA) – that’s how! Review key business metrics and trends. Key signs within your organisation can come from your business metrics and trends. Blog eLearning peer reviews TNA Training Needs Analysis

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. Like any corporate initiative, the training program should have a stated mission and a set of business objectives that are well defined. The plan will also need to include a business analysis that identifies the costs and benefits of the training program. Your initial plan should include the following: Identify and define the business goals. Analysis.

Course of the Week Highlight: Time Management, Sustainability, and More!


You’ll save on a variety of courses from tech & software, compliance & safety, business skills, to industry specific (construction, medical, restaurants, etc). Business Skills.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. The metrics of our scale are the organization’s core objectives: Reducing time-to-performance. He is the author of numerous articles and white papers on eLearning and business effectiveness.

Why Learning Measurement Matters

CLO Magazine

Without metrics, it is not clear that change is going in the right direction. In metrics, the “what” of our work is about what we measure. In the Bellevue University Human Capital Lab work with Verizon Wireless, the what consists of business outcomes. In our measurement of impact for the Bellevue University Professional Retail Sales & Management education program, the what of the metrics includes change in sales, turnover, mobility and performance.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

TechSmith Camtasia

These studies may have some utility but it’s unlikely that the comparative analysis of outcomes will answer the broader range of questions confronting us across the breadth of the learning ecosystem. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D.

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Diagnostics. The Lost Skill of a Training Leader

Training Industry

One reason is because we tend to think somewhat myopically or even tactically when seeking ways to improve the performance of the business. Our approach to solving business problems is all too often focused on creating a course or an event, with the hope and intention that behaviors will change and the business will ultimately improve. Not based on the volume of activity, but how it is impacting the performance of the business. It means process metrics.

Drive an Innovative Culture

CLO Magazine

The regression analysis showed that organizational culture explained about 23 percent of the variability in new product development performance, and that adaptability was the single most important predictor followed by mission (Figure 2).

Study: L&D Spending on the Rise

CLO Magazine

The detailed findings are included in Bersin by Deloitte's new study, “The Corporate Learning Factbook 2013: Benchmarks, Trends, and Analysis of the U.S. For the first time, this year's study breaks out metrics for organizations at different levels of learning and development maturity. These learning functions help to build the required human capabilities within their organizations to meet business goals and respond to change.

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How to Set Up an Internal Training Evaluation Department

CLO Magazine

Be a progressive leader committed to using metrics to ensure training is effective and successfully applied on the job. • Act as the conscience of the organization to ensure training and businesses get maximum performance for the investments. The key to an effective start will be investing in the evaluation staff’s professional development, starting with evaluation practices and then understanding the businesses that they serve.

Big Learning Data

CLO Magazine

The businesses that we support are already leveraging big data for business intelligence and are going to draw the connection between learning and customer satisfaction. • Variety : Big learning data connects the dots on a variety of information from talent, performance, demographics and business metrics. • Silly data be gone : Managers will be tempted to provide high-definition big data analysis.

Putting Thought to Work: Evaluation in Practice

CLO Magazine

Most rely on quantitative as well as qualitative measures, ensuring some human intuition and analysis is included. The company organizes its learning evaluation data using a tool, Metrics That Matter, from KnowledgeAdvisors that connects directly to its learning management system. Managers input progress measures into the LMS, which streamlines the data to Metrics That Matter.

What Does It Take to Be a Global Leader?

CLO Magazine

In 2013, the American Management Association, the Institute for Corporate Productivity, or i4cp, and Training magazine conducted a review of global leadership development programs. The review sought insights from nearly 1,200 practitioners in organizations characterized by broad thinking and deep analysis in leadership development. ” What seems clear is today’s global leadership development programs were designed for yesterday’s global business environment.

Don’t Overcomplicate Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

And in the business world, companies that harness the power of simplicity experience powerful returns. For instance, if an organization offers 500 Web-based courses, some might impact the business, but many might not. As a guideline, consider a strategy’s essential elements: What business needs exist? Don’t let irrelevant metrics be distracting. My primary metric is that I listen intently to the conversations that go on.

David DeFilippo: Building a High-Performance Team

CLO Magazine

As the organization’s new chief learning officer, DeFilippo can help shepherd the organization toward a learning strategy that will enhance performance and turn development into a driver for business growth. “Each of our lines of business run semi-autonomously,” he said. “Every business had its own smallish learning and development staff and solutions. “The thing I’m excited about is we hired a business person.

How National Grid Measures Leadership

CLO Magazine

To understand and improve the impact FoL had on its workforce and the business, the company partnered with consulting company Capital Analytics in 2010 to deploy a business impact and optimization study. To show stakeholders a return on the investment in FoL and understand how the program’s deployment could be improved, National Grid used a statistical causal model of human capital analysis.

Monetizing Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

To win funding from the C-suite, be able to connect specific desired leader traits to the business’s revenue-generating plans. Then, through predictive modeling, learning leaders connect the human and the financial sides of the business. Building an effective leadership model requires an analysis and integration of where — the market; what — the organization; and who — the culture with leader character and behavior.

Karen Kocher: KISS and Tell at Cigna

CLO Magazine

Sometimes the best thing you can have in business is a big, fat KISS, as in, keep it simple, stupid. Her method of keeping things simple has helped others not only appreciate learning, but also ensured that it has an effect on business. Learning theories have a valuable place within the learning function, not as part of what is discussed and worked on with business and functional groups.”

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5 Trends in Compliance Training Analytics 

Interactive Services

Of all aspects of business performance, compliance can be one of the hardest to measure. The In Focus: Compliance Trends Survey 2013 report, a joint study by Deloitte and Compliance Week , surveyed 189 senior executives with responsibilities for compliance and ethics.

Gamification Tools Winning Sales Teams Use

EI Design

Adding a gamification platform can create incredible business results, such as boosting conversion rates up to 7x. This is probably the most flexible and scalable gamification tool – both growing and established businesses can adopt it without a hassle.

Is Wearable Tech a 2014 eLearning Trend to Watch?

Bottom-Line Performance

Many of the “2014 eLearning trends” being touted as new by various websites are really just recycled from 2013, 2012, or earlier. In 2013, 96% of the connected wearable tech market was in the form of “activity trackers” ( source ).This

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6 Change Management Best Practices to Learn from Big Brands


This 90’s behemoth that once dominated the video rental space went bust in 2013 due to its inability to adapt its business model and evolve. this astute observation, made by former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, holds true in the business world, as well. 3 min 49 sec.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?


In one of our recent posts, " Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning ," we lay the foundation of our perspective regarding L&D''s constant battle for greater relevance in business strategy and planning.

Is Inside Sales Training More Important Than Field Sales Training?


The number of Inside Sales departments is projected to grow from 800,000, in 2009 to over 2 million in 2013. These include using analytical data, performance metrics, and ROI measures to drive sales decisions and activity.

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Social, Informal Learning Can Be ?Measured

CLO Magazine

• 92 percent seek to use learning technologies to respond faster to business change, but only 25 percent achieve this. The goal is to measure the effect of these types of learning on learning goals, behaviors and business objectives,” he said.