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How to Leverage Your AA Metrics Toward Corporate Diversity Goals

KZO Innovations

This Affirmity blog post looks at how Compliance and Diversity teams can leverage AA metrics to meet organizational diversity goals. The Diversity & Inclusion and Affirmative Action Compliance worlds have experienced different phases and speed of growth of their tools and metrics over their respective evolutions. Both teams benefited tremendously from the advancement of tools, which then facilitated the slicing and dicing of data and optimized reporting.

Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

But these days, it’s hard for any of us to avoid analytics , no matter what we do for a living. Imagine how much more you could achieve by investing some time and effort to put metrics on your side. Here are three of the most memorable examples: Lesson 1: Find Your “North Star” Metric. But just because you can track many metrics doesn’t mean you should. If you know what sets you apart, you can quantify it. But how do you quantify quality ?

Training Needs Analysis & Learning Evaluation Overview

Watershed

We all know effective training plays a vital role in growing and sustaining a successful workforce and organization. And this is where training needs analysis can play an important role. Thus, when it’s time to measure the effectiveness of your program, this data-driven approach ensures you have the metrics needed for analysis. What is training needs analysis? Step 3: Look for the skills gaps. How can a training needs analysis go wrong?

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Why do you think that’s the case? We founded Authentic Labs several years ago to deal with some of these measurement gaps in the marketplace. But the value is in what you do with that data. And with so many employee-focused learning platforms saying they serve extended enterprise needs, its hard to even know what extended enterprise analytics is.

What is Prescriptive Analytics and Why Should You Care?

Talented Learning

This begs several questions: How do descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics differ? Think of monthly sales reports, web traffic numbers, leads generated from a marketing campaign, customer churn metrics and the like. Think of it as “analysis” rather than “analytics.” This data considers not only what your company can expect to happen, but also how that outcome will improve if you do x, y, or z.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

For another, when they do review and/or develop learning strategies, those strategies don’t always mesh well with business priorities. Further, CLOs need to know how learning drives business-centric concerns like revenue and market penetration. Employee engagement and satisfaction are important, but those common learning metrics make it difficult to relate learning efforts to business objectives.

How to Measure the Business Impact of Your Training and Development Programs

EI Design

The L&D teams are constrained by the fact that the standard reports from the LMS are not able to measure the impact. Even if they know what should be done, they often do not have the resources (team and tools) to collate the additional data, analyze it, and draw actionable insights.

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do

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Instead, it’s the opportunity to do well; to try new things; to improve themselves; to gain greater capability in their professional field – or just within their organisation. Consider this: eLearning takes the course and pops it onto everybody’s desk, helping L&D to efficiently deliver at scale, whilst the LMS provides ‘learning metrics’ to justify the investment in L&D activities.

Are You Sure Youre Training People to Do the Right Things

Training Industry

The caller explained that some of their salespeople were doing four times the volume of others. Critical knowledge and skills: What specific skills are essential to doing the job well? They usually can have a metric associated with them. Step Four: Understand the Gaps and Criticality It is now time to zero in on the tasks that have the highest impact on performance. Here are steps to follow: Draft a Gap Analysis – Go task by task.

Podcast 29: Growing an Online Training Business – With the Co-Founder of DataCamp

Talented Learning

Martijn’s story is instructive for multiple reasons: He knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful online training business. He works on the frontlines of the skills gap, helping individuals and employers prepare to compete in an increasingly data-driven economy. So how do you define data science? But in my opinion, the moment you start playing around with data, you’re doing some form of data science. Yeah, there is definitely a gap.

Remote Mentoring 101

G-Cube

The key aspects of mentoring are face to face engagements, instant feedback and analysis and clear communication of goals. So how do you translate these into a remote working environment where all the above are not possible for the lack of a personal interface?

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

No one I know is more uniquely qualified or passionate about this topic than Ajay Pangarkar , CTDP, FCPA, FCMA. As other organizational functions rely more heavily on data analysis to inform their decisions and improve their impact, expectations for increased business fluency in L&D are also on the rise. So I started a small business training company where I taught startup management teams how to understand business concepts in finance, accounting and marketing.

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How To Solve Your Executive Compensation Issues With Data

Continu

You know that the CEO makes $14 million. What do you do? Justifying huge gaps in salaries to other executives and non-executive employees. Accurately calculating salary gaps and executive pay ratios. So one of the first things that companies often do is to look at how much the CEOs of “equivalent” companies get paid. So what can you do when you’re trying to figure out how much to pay your executives?

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Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin? Do you have a learning system that is already producing data? Do you already have tools in your ecosystem that are experience API, or xAPI conformant? Look for a low friction path to a quick win, even if the metrics don’t seem impactful yet. Find a few metrics that are easy to monitor and incorporate them into your daily huddles or weekly staff meetings.

Is Knowledge Transfer Part of Your L&D Strategy?

Bottom-Line Performance

There is a gap in your organization. On one side, you have your business objectives, your subject matter experts and all of the knowledge, skills and content employees need to know to meet your objectives. On the other side are your employees: human beings trying to do their jobs in an imperfect environment. How do we pass the baton? What’s the problem and how do we fix it? What can you do to make sure knowledge transfer happens and the baton gets passed?

The 101 on a Chief Learning Officer

Continu

So how do you ensure learning takes center stage within your organization? And once you have a clear understanding of their role, how do you determine if you should hire one for your company? Are my learning objectives translating into business metrics? Now that you know some of the responsibilities you want in a Chief Learning Officer, the next question you may ask is do I really need one? If so, where do I find one?

7 Tips To Evaluate Your Resources Before Outsourcing eLearning

Infopro Learning

Form An Outsourcing eLearning Prep Team. Create a list of people who will be a valuable asset on your eLearning team. As such, every member of your eLearning team can track their responsibilities and learn about important updates. Do you need to gather all of your resources up front, or can you wait until the next phase? This is the time to get your eLearning team on board to sort through your resources and choose what’s necessary.

Case Study On How You Can Evaluate The Learnability Of Online Courses

EI Design

Why Is Measuring Learnability Or Learning Effectiveness Of Online Courses Vital For Learning And Development Teams? What Are The Challenges That Learning And Development Teams Face In Determining Learnability Of Their Online Courses (Legacy As Well As New)? Analyze and identify the gaps. Get insights on how to bridge those gaps. This involves monitoring a group of users over a period of time and evaluating them based on the metrics. Metrics based on usability.

How To Predict And Measure The Learnability Of Online Courses

EI Design

Why Is Measuring Learning Effectiveness Or Learnability Of Online Courses Vital For Learning And Development Teams? As we know, to create a positive ROI on your training spend, the biggest enabling factor is the learning effectiveness or learnability of online courses. What Are The Challenges That Learning And Development Teams Face In Determining Learnability Of Online Courses (Legacy As Well As New)? Provide analysis. Identify the gaps.

How HR Chatbots Can Improve Employee Self-Service Portals

Infopro Learning

Employee self-service portals allow team members to complete a variety of basic tasks, from personal data updates to time tracking and time off requests, without involving HR personnel or human interaction. One of the primary functions of an HR department is to serve the human needs of its team members. An HR chatbot can help us bridge that gap. or “What required pieces of training do I have to complete this year?”

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Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

This is doubly ironic, considering most L&Ds departments are pumped on data-analytics-steroids, with a mandate to get metrics for every activity undertaken. So, then wherein lies the gap? It also presents metrics on content usage, user engagement, and the relevance of help-content.

Leadership Buy-In: A Guide to Training Success

LearnUpon

As the Chief Learning Officer, Head of L&D, or Training Director, it’s what you are here to do. But, how do you get there? . It’s the “we’ve heard we should do it, so we’ll create a learning team” reasoning, and once it’s formed the team is left to their own devices.

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

While setting up enterprise eLearning, rather than just taking the plunge, it is important to first define the objectives and key metrics that can help you measure tangible outcomes and allocate budget and resources to ensure smooth set-up and implementation. Conduct Needs Analysis. Conduct a needs analysis to understand what you wish to achieve through eLearning. What outcomes do you expect from eLearning? What back-up plan and security measures do you have in place?

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

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I know this from my years at Disney – and I knew then that training programmes and e-learning were not a reliable means for real performance improvement. I know this. We all know this. If we all know what we’re ultimately accountable for, how come we’ve got so lost in learning ? We know how adults learn. We know how to find learning needs. 6 Things To Do Now And Refocus On Performance. Retire The Training / Learning Needs Analysis.

How To Select The Right Modality For Your Training: 5 Must-Ask Questions

Roundtable Learning

How do you know which modality is best for your training program? Everything You Need To Know. To determine these goals, we recommend conducting a training needs analysis. This ensures learners know what to expect. How much equipment do we need to purchase?

Shattering the way L&D thinks about measurement

CLO Magazine

We know who completed the training, how long they took and what they clicked along the way. But most learning and development teams still cannot answer critical stakeholder questions: Is the training actually working? They don’t just know that you consumed an ad. Square peg.

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3 Ways to Show Your Organization How Valuable You Really Are

EthosCE

It goes without saying that your data is your greatest asset, but you might not know it can also be your most significant vulnerability when it comes to CME program development. Accurate data supports: The development of activities that are tailored to meet learner knowledge gaps. you’re doing it manually), then it will be a long time before you see the fruits of your labor as improved learner outcomes. Stop the Data Gap Nightmare: A 30-Second View of Data Gap Analysis.

How To Identify Employees Training Needs And Improve Effectiveness of Training Programs

WalkMe Training Station

Do you know what they are? You probably know this already if your training budget has been cut. And yet, we all know how valuable employees training is to morale, productivity, and performance. Remember: the work you do is integral to the success of your organization. These needs relate to individual learning styles, timelines, skills gaps, and development objectives. Asking managers to add training to team meeting agendas.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Employee Training Process

eFront

In a sense, you can say that this process is the sheer justification of every training team and their relevance to any business. Even so, all iterations would involve the same critical phases: data gathering, analysis, design , implementation, and evaluation. The most important aspect of simplifying your employee training process is positioning your team as a strategic partner. Most of the time, training professionals get too caught up in the analysis.

Learning at Large Ep1: Building a learning culture for 45,000 salespeople

Elucidat

I’ve known Paul for a number of years, but I got a lot from our chat together—and hope you do too. Paul and his team support over 45,000 salespeople with personal learning programs, adopting a strong design approach and a focus on tangible learning outcomes. Simon: So, Paul, just to get started then— can you tell us a bit about yourself, what you’re doing at Utility Warehouse, and your role there? Paul : Within our distribution network, people grow teams.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? Studies show that the companies whose training strategies are aligned with their business goals are more likely to see an increase in their top-line metrics. . Increased new business and upsells : A sales training program can help the sales team understand how to prospect existing and new customers and map their needs to the products.

The Best Sales Enablement Software [With Recommendations]

Zunos

Lots of sellers want to know which sales enablement tools are best. A more productive question for figuring out what software tools a sales team should use might be, “Where does your organization stand with your sales enablement strategy ?” .

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

After a brief stint as a copy editor, Nagler completed a two-year Master’s program in public policy analysis at the University of California, Berkeley. It was like doing HR for faculty,” Nagler says. She wasn’t bogged down in the old ways of doing things,” he says.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. Lately, I’ve been teaming up with other like-minded experts to deliver a series of free webinars on LMS innovation to help spread the word.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

Our analysis focused on more than just advertised features. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work. Do HR and L&D Have a Seat at This Table? But when there’s a learning leadership gap, disconnects often follow. Let’s say you work for company A, where your employee-focused training teams don’t pay attention to external audiences. If you want to train these audiences, what do you do?

Cornerstone-Saba Acquisition: What Does it Mean for LMS Customers?

Talented Learning

As you may have read in my annual industry trends analysis , the pace of acquisitions and strategic equity investments has been accelerating for several years. Before jumping into my analysis, let’s step back and look at several relevant facts: What Does Cornerstone Say About This Deal? So what do I think about this mega-merger? I monitor the gap between slick marketing and reality. Neither do I. Why do these customers look elsewhere?

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

The more we know about how the mind works and the best ways to build expertise, the more confident and successful we will be in designing systems and content to develop knowledge and skills in any audience.”. Sugrue’s team also added two open-ended questions to the survey and began using machine learning to identify what people like most and what they would change. The second prong of Sugrue’s strategy — measurement — shows how a company is doing and how it can do better. “We

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