Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

A self-proclaimed “accidental CLO,” Jesse Jackson has served in numerous roles at the multinational banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking.

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Innovation and the CLO

CLO Magazine

Most of us have heard about the Post-it® note, invented by an employee at 3M corporation, which became a significant product line for 3M. The CLO Role. Given these conclusions, the CLO is in a great position to make a difference in innovation. So, what can the CLO do?

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The CLO Holiday Wish List


Mike’s CLO Holiday Wish List for 2019: Automation and AI everywhere. As an extension of the bullet above, training is playing an increasing role in customer experience. The post The CLO Holiday Wish List appeared first on Litmos.

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CLO Q&A: Keeping the Outsider Perspective on L&D

CLO Magazine

She’s held executive positions at software company Oracle, consumer products giant Kimberly Clark and started her career in talent development while working at Hewlett Packard. She sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in San Francisco in April and shared her perspective on the role of a learning executive, her career path into talent development and the best career advice she ever received. I do customers.”

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction. What’s a CLO to Do?

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

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.

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CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

CLO Magazine

Since this episode was recorded, Stephanie took on the CLO role at Parkland Hospital and Health System, one of the largest health systems in Dallas. Plus, co-host Justin Lombardo talks about the three things to look for in a new CLO role and why he thinks centralization is the way to go for the modern learning function. She just landed a new gig, it’s still in Dallas, as senior vice president, talent management and development and CLO at Parkland Hospital and Health System.

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Development: The Link between IT and Productivity

CLO Magazine

In the IT business world, time is money — and money wasted due to lost productivity is one of the most common challenges companies face today. This unstructured, self-taught learning approach costs about $5 million per 1,000 employees in lost productivity each year.

The CEO and Me

CLO Magazine

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.

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Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015

Bottom-Line Performance

Here are some of the highlights: Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: How a Curriculum Drives Success. This webinar shows how a curriculum of learning solutions can be used as part of a product launch to solve common business problems. 2015 was the year of the webinar for us.

Why Custom Courseware is the Future of Enterprise Learning

Training Industry

Almost without exception, these corporate leaders proceed to explain how their products and services are faster, better and more cutting-edge – whatever the unique qualities are that distinguish their business from industry rivals. With this knowledge, we have just uncovered an ideal subject for your first piece of custom courseware. You can use a custom courseware initiative to define what makes your company unique and why somebody would want to do business with you.

Stressed, Pressed and Blessed

CLO Magazine

Too often, emerging fields like artificial intelligence are used to sell a product rather than advance the practice. . Commentary & Opinion Homepage Top Story - Right Column challenges chief learning officer CLO learning stressMike Prokopeak, VP, Editor in Chief.

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Agility Leads to Growth at Siemens

CLO Magazine

“We made a decision that we would shift into a much more agile, high-risk, high-reward approach, focusing on productivity and revenue,” Magagna said. VES’ immediate goals include providing an efficient online customer interaction and continuing to focus on the virtual space.

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The 101 on a Chief Learning Officer


You hire an individual who oversees this process, a Chief Learning Officer (CLO). One of the CLO’s main goals is to develop key skills of the employees, but also to advance the company as a whole. Next the CLO needs to create a learning strategy based on what the company’s goals are. If there are holes within the organization, the CLO will need to hire these individuals. How is the increased learning culture helping our customers? How much does a CLO earn?

Hiring a Chief Learning Officer?

Your Training Edge

I have found myself in discussions with a number of companies that are seeking a Chief Learning Officer (CLO), or the equivalent. What has surprised me is the hesitancy of the companies in taking the ‘step’ to a true training program, and hiring the CLO who would be responsible for it. By creating and managing the training program, new hire preparedness is rapidly improved and productivity is achieved earlier by a consistent and systematized program.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Prior to it, she oversaw learning strategy and execution for one of the company’s largest global lines, the institutional business that provides clients with products and services like onsite employee training and inspections. Ecolab’s culture is also customer-focused, Tsai said.

Leveraging Your Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

The CLO’s role will remain viable as long as learning executives can continue to think and act as strategic leaders, build credibility among their executive peers and sponsor the initiatives that build organizational capability, employee competency and measurable performance improvement.

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Employee-generated Learning is now mainstream

Challenge to Learn

We now have over 1,000 customers in 70 countries. They try to offer products and services similar to Easygenerator’s. CLO Award. We won the golden “Excellence in e-Learning” award at the 2018 CLO Learning in Practice Awards, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine.

Customer-Driven Learning, Knowledge, Graphs, & Smile Sheets

Big Dog, Little Dog

A Customer-Driven Approach to Molding Tomorrow's Leaders - CLO. July 10, 2008. According to conventional wisdom, 70 percent of employee development happens on the job, 20 percent through formal and informal relationships with bosses and mentors and 10 percent in the classroom.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

For smart vendors, a blog is not another way to manipulate you with product marketing messages or achieve keyword dominance in search engines. Administrate CEO John Peebles explores the factors that determine the success or failure of custom solutions and off-the-shelf software.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

When you hear the term “browser agnostic&# , what this means is that the product or solution will work on any browser. The bandwagon rage are LMS vendors stating that their product/solution is optimized for tablets, specifically mentioning the iPad. Ahh two wonderful words, unless you happen to be the other company on the other end, about to be purchased or assimilated into your new BFF’s product. DEPENDS on whose product your purchase.

The Employee Experience Imperative

CLO Magazine

Successful digital transformation rests on four pillars: technology, operations, customer experience and culture. It will have operations and customer experience for breakfast, too. Employees are no longer the malleable delivery function of a product or service.

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Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

Marty Rosenheck recently joined our team as the director of talent development consulting, enabling our Custom Solutions team to provide an even wider array of services to our clients. Custom Solutions.

CLOs Say the Darndest Things

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. The most powerful words from a CLO can be in the form of questions.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

When you hear the term “browser agnostic&# , what this means is that the product or solution will work on any browser. Several years ago, many LMS vendor products did not work on Macs, a major consternation for end users who used this system. Ahh two wonderful words, unless you happen to be the other company on the other end, about to be purchased or assimilated into your new BFF’s product. DEPENDS on whose product your purchase.

How to Get What You Want from Vendors

CLO Magazine

AnnMarie Kuzel : How far in advance should the CLO start communicating with the vendor? There is a direct correlation between the level of customization required and runway to accomplish the task. AnnMarie Kuzel: How far in advance should the CLO start communicating with the vendor?

Three Reasons to Attend Inkling Illuminate


Inkling Illuminate is less than two weeks away, and we couldn’t be more excited to see all of our customers, prospects, and partners! Keynote Presentation by Rob Lauber, CLO, McDonald’s. We’re so honored Rob Lauber, CLO at McDonald’s, will be our speaker for this event! When Rob joined as McDonald’s new CLO, he was given one, very specific mandate: make his team relevant to the business.

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Culture Is Key to Sustained Design Thinking-Based Practice

CLO Magazine

The concept of testing new ideas is simple — talk to actual customers. But talking to actual customers is one of the cornerstones of design thinking. CLO : Are there low-risk ways to test drive potential innovations before making formal project investments?

Highlights from the Litmos London Learning Roadshow


It was the ideal location to support this fantastic mix of customers and prospects, who showed up ready to learn, listen, question, and share as we embarked on a one-day agenda of training, customer panels, product unveiling, and a top-notch keynote sure to warm the hearts of Englanders.

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BetterUp Receives $103 Million in Growth Financing

CLO Magazine

Based in San Francisco, BetterUp reportedly tripled in growth last year and has more than 100 enterprise customers, including Mars, Airbnb, Equinix, Instacart, Logitech and Workday.

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

In that kind of culture, trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. The CLO, or HR, or a training department controls the resources for learning. (This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.).

Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development. The scope and focus of the CLO role continues to evolve and expand.

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Large Organizations Thrive Through Exponential Learning

CLO Magazine

Whether large or small, all organizations strive to meet the changing needs and expectations of customers, yet, size can sometimes hinder this mission. They create standard products and services for large markets, with limited segmentation.

Upside Learning is Featured in Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List

Upside Learning

commented, “Our Top 20 Companies deliver the most innovative and often the most comprehensive suite of products and services in the marketplace. This year has been truly remarkable for UpsideLMS.

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Who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer?

Jane Hart

Increasingly, companies are embracing collaboration as part of their strategy to grow, by cross-selling products to existing customers and innovating through the recombination of existing technologies. I didn’t mention the CLO but I certainly should have.