CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

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She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

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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.

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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 much does a CLO earn? According to Payscale , a CLO makes on average $152,820 annually.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

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Bureau of Labor Statistics official count of contingent workers was 42.6 The Imperative for CLO Agility . CLOs have the opportunity to take the lead in developing their personal agility and the agility of others in their organization to more effectively compete in a VUCA world.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

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Guest speaker today is Roy Pollock, CLO of Fort Hill Company. Hit Us Hard 31% Hurt A Little 33% Not Much Effect 33% Helped Us 3% (Is "it hasnt hurt us yet, but Im nervous" an answer?) You could go all out and separate the effects of training by using control groups.

Rethink Leadership Development

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Statistics also showed 89 percent of executives surveyed rated the need to strengthen organizational leadership as a top priority but were still stuck in traditional corporate models. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Strategy effectiveness leadership development ROI

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

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Data is a powerful tool in the CLO’s toolkit, but figuring out how to start using it can be overwhelming. Metrics can have the effect of gamifying your job and instilling a motivation and passion in your team.

The Science Behind Microlearning

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But while microlearning is effective at certain types of training, the human brain doesn’t like microlearning for everything. Todd Maddox is the founder and CEO at Cognitive Design and Statistical Consulting and a Learning Scientist/Research Fellow at Amalgam Insights, Inc.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

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That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. Statistically, women are much less likely than their male colleagues to hold positions with P&L responsibility at early and midcareer levels.

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Permanente ?Elite Learning ?Performance

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Human performance within the business has been a key indicator of program effectiveness. This need led to innovations in HPI’s program design and the use of technology to maximize the effectiveness of its programs. Performance appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Why Custom Courseware is the Future of Enterprise Learning

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Content marketing, on the other hand, comes out of the marketing department, which can use client acquisition statistics to determine a return on investment (ROI). This new solution has wide-ranging effects that bring teams from different departments together to create a consistent message. TJ Coyle is the CLO of Alphanumeric Any time I meet with a senior management team, I always ask the same questions: “What separates you from your competition?”

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

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Census, National Science Foundation, World Bank and Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jayzen Patria, a diversity and inclusion thought leader and advocate in the learning industry, said this statistic validates what many understand to be true about the learning space — that L&D hasn’t attracted or cultivated a significant number of people of color in the field. It’s also well recognized that a diverse workforce has dramatic effects on business.

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How to Motivate and Engage Employees Through Praise and Rewards Programs

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This statistic is a startling realization for many senior managers, who are all too often preoccupied with production numbers and shareholder dividends to put energy into workplace culture initiatives.

Making the Case for Adaptive Learning

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Every other department can show the cause and effect of their work through statistical data. For more than 25 years, statistical data used to prove a program’s value has come from reporting standards based on AICC or SCORM outputs.

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Ladies, Move from Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader

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We systematically studied the presence of bias using two well-accepted statistical procedures, and then we looked at real differences in behavior. It seems that coworkers cut these women some slack, or perhaps were reluctant to tell them these shortcomings undermined their effectiveness.

Why Should Employees Pick Your Company?

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Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the Society for Human Resource Management reports there could be a shortfall of 20 million workers over the next 20 years. At the same time, it helps people perform more effectively in their current jobs.

Keeping Talent Development Current: A Moving Target

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Are you on auto-pilot when it comes to development programs, stories and statistics? The post Keeping Talent Development Current: A Moving Target appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. How often do you think about the future?

Who Leads the Leaders?

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So, the need is clear, but businesses must now determine how to develop effective learning programs. According to a January 2014 statistic from McKinsey & Co., An effective EDP also should help foster a trusting, collaborative learning environment.

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Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient

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public schools are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. I felt like I had to work even harder to prove that I could have a family and do this just as effectively,” she said. I don’t think it’s changed the effectiveness of my work,” she said. “If

A Quest for Success

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Executive Director of Organizational Effectiveness Tovah Stroud and Jeff Shuman, former senior vice president and chief human resources officer, who is now retired, were tasked with developing LQA into a comprehensive, effective program.

There Is No ‘I’ in Team When It Comes to Emotional Intelligence

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It’s important to note there is evidence that there is no statistical relationship between the emotional intelligence of a team and that of its individual members.

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

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In 2015, Mills reached out to Jagannathan for help developing a course on how to enhance local capacity for improving civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in low and middle-income countries.

Fill Your Own Tech Talent Pool

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But in a bustling economy where tech unemployment rates are less than 2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is a naive approach to recruiting — and it is getting in the way of progress.

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Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

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But that can be difficult when nearly four in 10 students — who are most often minorities or the first in their generation to receive a higher education — drop out of college and ultimately the candidate pool, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

5 Ways Consumerization of Learning is Revolutionizing Corporate Learning


The US Bureau of Labor Statistics and their Current Population Survey listed a spectrum of qualifications, each more in-depth and advanced than the next. However, a library of curated content on digital marketing skills, delivering presentations or negotiation skills can more effectively provide personal and professional growth and ultimately drive productivity. If you’re an autodidact, you could be influencing the Learning and Development sector.

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Would you recommend your L&D department?

Jay Cross

Line leaders are a CLO’s most important customers. Only 15% thought L&D effective at influencing talent strategy. Statistics from 2011 Corporate Leadership Council, L&D Team Capabilities Survey). Capturing L&D metrics too often entails asking the wrong people the wrong questions at the wrong time. They judge the trade-offs in spending that determine L&D’s fate in the budget process.

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Chief Learning Officer Unveils This Year's Top Companies for Workforce Development

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March 30, 2014 — Chief Learning Officer magazine recognized 60 organizations as learning and development leaders Sunday night at the 2014 LearningElite Gala held in conjunction with the Spring CLO Symposium at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, Calif. It applies rigorous statistical analysis to evaluating the learning and development services that companies provide and ranks the organizations based upon business impact as well as innovation and execution.

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A Life of Learning

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Nick is the true depiction of what a ‘lifelong learner’ should be,” said Ursula Fear, an associate with talent consulting firm Catalyst Consulting South Africa and van Dam’s former colleague at Deloitte, where he was global CLO and director of human capital.

Listen: Upwork’s Zoe Harte makes the case for freelancers as core part of talent development strategy

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What I’ve seen is the traditional CLO, chief learning officer, and whether or not they’re called chief learning officer or chief talent officer or prince of the realm, whatever they want to call them, they very often don’t look to say, “I have a responsibility to bring these people up to speed on our vision, our values-. How do you onboard them in such a way that is effective but also time-sensitive because you’re paying in many cases by the hour.

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Getting Closer to Bond, James Bond « Wonderful Brain

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Check out the work of Dr. Hans Rosling a professor in Sweden who has enjoyed 4 million YouTube hits about Statistics, the driest dry bed in academe takes on the conflation of data and – more importantly its meaning – and makes it fascinating.

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Research Briefs

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It also outlines the implications of continuing improvement in understanding the value of diversity, specifically moving beyond demographic statistics toward determining the locus of value for an organization and how to use its diversity to produce that value. Measurement and effectiveness.

High time for ROI

Jay Cross

Norm Kamilkow, Mike Prokopeak, and the CLO staff must have a crystal ball back at the office in Chicago. The CLO Symposium that just ended at the Hotel Del Coronado focused on the perfect topic for times of economic meltdown — Measuring Success: Learning’s Positive Impact on Business. Baseball is easy to quantify but statistics don’t tell the entire story The Chicago Cubs hold the record for the most wins in a row… but that was in 1906 or so.

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Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Chief learning officers (CLO s) are dealing with organizations the same way they did 25 years ago—focusing on full-time employees. CLO s are going to need to understand that and do something about it. Decision makers know that anyone can lie with statistics. Web 2.0

Learning During Times of Growth

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The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways. They have to be able to get the resources and to work effectively in the local regions.

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The Business of Development

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With a bachelor’s degree in sociology and statistics, a master’s in organizational psychology and a work history rooted in operational development, Schlueter is able to take a decidedly business-first approach to L&D.