The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

Infopro Learning

In “The Three Levers of a Successful CLO” guide , we define these levers and why they matter most to the success of all leaders in the L&D organization. But, it is the job of the CLO to take a bigger picture view of their organization and to not solve for individual problems. According to a survey by Chief Learning Officer, 27% of CLOs are deeply concerned that their learning strategies are not aligned with business objectives. L&D Takes Center Stage.

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The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

Infopro Learning

To read more see the whole guide “ The Three Levers of a Successful CLO ”. 27% of CLOs are deeply concerned that their learning strategies are not aligned with business objectives, according to a Chief Learning Officer survey. It is up to the CLO to continue driving this issue center-stage by making it a pivotal part of their success criteria. If you would like to download the full guide and learn about the two other levers of a successful CLO, download it here.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lesson(s) did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? Consider pulse surveys to gauge employee sentiment and needs. CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Watch Our CLO Survey Webinar On Demand

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Recently our Director of Product Colin Gause and Director of Marketing Thom Robbins hosted a webinar with CLO Magazine highlighting the results of our survey of over 400 CLOs and 1,000 learners and how they felt about high stakes learning and the state of learning within their organizations.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David Vance

CLO Magazine

In 2006, he was awarded CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your official first job in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you plan on taking with you into 2021? So I think instead you’ve got to go to a quarterly, more general survey.

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Reflections on 2021 L&D trends survey

CLO Magazine

To present a closer view of the impact COVID-19 had on L&D efforts in 2020, we recently published the results of our 2021 HR/L&D Trends Survey. One section of the survey included an open-ended question about the greatest challenge L&D teams were currently facing going into 2021.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In her first few months as EY’s CLO, Sugrue presented her vision for learning at the company: to increase the alignment, effectiveness and brand of learning at EY. One of the first things she did was to simplify and standardize one indicator of the learning function’s performance: the feedback survey that participants complete after learning, often referred to as level 1 evaluation. Sugrue said they supplement surveys with interviews to document business impact cases.

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CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

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. ” Agilent relentlessly surveys customers. Our theme was “Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal.” ” Sports metaphors filled the air.

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Take the six-question CLO/togetherLearn Survey

Jay Cross

Here’s where to go: Chief Learning Officer / togetherLearn joint survey. If you are a sole practitioner or consultant, please don’t take the survey. If you’re like me, you’re probably reluctant to take part in a survey if you don’t know what’s coming. Now take the survey. Click here to answer six straight-forward questions about learning in your organization.

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

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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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

A survey conducted by NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies in 2006 showed that New York professionals — who, while not a global sample, certainly are a representative microcosm — expected, on average, to change careers (not merely “jobs”) three times in their life. 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?

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. For the second year in a row, her research team conducted an in-depth survey and deep analysis of current and future learning executives to uncover the path forward.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board. 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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Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. When Bassey joined Kraft Heinz, the company had just started tracking the impact of its L&D initiatives using satisfaction surveys and skill growth assessment.

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What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

Seventy-five percent of respondents in Korn Ferry Futurestep’s January 2017 “Talent Forecast,” a global talent acquisition leader survey, report using contingent workers on a regular or as-needed basis, and those numbers are rising. Employees come. They go. Sometimes they come back. Often they don’t. The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,” is changing business demographics around the world.

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2020 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning study identifies global leadership gap

CLO Magazine

The post 2020 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning study identifies global leadership gap appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

This month IDC surveyed Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Business Intelligence Board on CLOs’ investment portfolios, how companies are investing their training dollars, in what learning technology and learning services areas, and where spending will change between 2013 and 2014. Performance consulting: Survey results also reflect early stages of a trend toward spending on organizational performance.

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Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. Read more about it on the survey page on their website. The survey asked people to put blue or orange m&ms in various jars representing the L&D activities they expected to do more or less in 2011. Mobile Learning Classroom Training elearnin Informal Learning Learning & Skills Survey mLearning

What's a CLO to do?

The Learning Circuits

Recently I've had the circumstances to discuss the role of a CLO in a couple different environment. With the new input I've discussed and pondered, I've come to a high level definition of what a CLO's responsibilities are. The Role of a Chief Learning Officer A CLO's responsibility is to create an environment in which all involved are meeting the company expectations for performance and are exceeding their personal value proposition. How does a CLO meet this responsibility?

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A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

Post-Training: Conduct an independent “quick and dirty” survey of program participants. This is a simple report using a survey created based on the information presented in pre-training. The survey is best used as a 360-degree instrument. Tags: assessment , leadership development The post A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Does your organization need a Chief Learning Officer?

Upside Learning

Upside Learning sponsored the inaugural CLO Summit India at the end of last week. We feel the CLO Summit has the potential to grow into a premier HR event in India focused around L&D. Do you need a CLO? The key question put up to the panel by the moderator was – Do you need a CLO in your organization? To which, sadly, the majority response was on these lines – The department/division heads already perform that role so we probably don’t need a CLO.

What Bothers Chief Learning Officers?

The Performance Improvement Blog

While not a scientific survey of Learning Officers, the 97 comments (to date) give us an indication of the kinds of issues that trouble learning leaders in organizations. 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”.

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Technology choices need to be strategic

CLO Magazine

At the CLO Symposium on Oct. The Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board is a group of 1,500 professionals in the learning and development industry who have agreed to be surveyed by the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group, the research and advisory arm of Chief Learning Officer magazine. This survey was conducted from January to March 2019. The post Technology choices need to be strategic appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Pew Survey on Blogging - Training Professionals Far Behind

Tony Karrer

Found via Joho Blog - Pew has a new report on a national survey of bloggers and blogging ( PDF Link Directly ). Publications, e.g., Training Magazine, CLO, etc. - CLO Magazine or a blog? Interesting information: Eight percent of internet users, or about 12 million American adults, keep a blog. Thirty-nine percent of internet users, or about 57 million American adults, read blogs - a significant increase since the fall of 2005.

The 101 on a Chief Learning Officer


In fact a survey by Robert Half found a strong learning culture led to a 30 to 50 percent higher retention rate in companies. 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. How much does a CLO earn?

CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

CLO Magazine

They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. Using the platform is optional, but leaders encourage everyone to use it, and data from the employee engagement survey shows those who do experience more positive development experiences.

Need to Measure Social? Look Down More.

The Simple Shift

According to a recent CLO Magazine article/survey, executives added or supported social tech for 3 very big and very common reasons: increase collaboration (47%), increase engagement (42%) and create a culture of continuous learning (60%). Each is sincere but since an investment has been made, measurability is desired and rarely found. There are two problems. […]. community organizational learning Social Business Social Learning

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How CLOs are meeting the expectations of modern learners with VR training


They’re able to collect quantitative data far beyond written test scores and employee satisfaction surveys. L&D CLO training immersive learning learner expectations training model vr learning vr trainingThe majority of today’s workforce was raised on digital technology. They expect instant access to information and thrive in a work environment with robust career development resources.

10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

Many of these steps will be familiar, others may be new, but they have been gleaned and curated with the CLO in mind from my research and doctorate of education studies at the University of Southern California. Do not rely only on surveys or conversations to understand the real issues. Commentary & Opinion Homepage Commentary & Opinion Strategy The CLO Tip Sheet change organizational changechange As a chief learning officer, how do you lead organizational change?

HPI, Kaiser Permanente Flourishes in Face of Uncertainty

CLO Magazine

Also valuable is the Learning Strategy and Business Impact survey that HPI distributes to all its stakeholders, which allows them to provide their input on HPI’s communication/delivery methods, solutions and outcomes. Uncategorized Learning Delivery Strategy LearningElite CLO LearningElite Awards HPITags: LearningElite , CLO LearningElite Awards , HPI.

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

” Current Success and Future Challenges Kyhl Triolo’s learning and leadership development courses consistently receive a four or five out of five in survey feedback, but she said the most satisfying results are those that bring about real change. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Strategy adaptation aeronautics Airbus Airbus Group Airbus Helicopter change CLO profile cultural change disruption innovation Louise Kyhl Triolo

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

A 2016 survey by the Freelancers Union estimated the number of U.S. The Imperative for CLO Agility . The results of the assessment serve as the pre-workout physical for a CLO’s agility fitness plan. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Leadership Development Strategy Talent Management Agility Fitness CLO Agility gig economy Nicholas F. Tags: Agility Fitness , CLO Agility , gig economy , Nicholas F.

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Beyond Best Practices

CLO Magazine

What we hear most frequently in survey after survey and in conversations with leaders across the country is your desire for research and case studies on how companies and individuals are tackling their organization’s thorniest problems. 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. Pardon my French, but best practices are a bunch of B.S.

Deloitte’s Learning Function Aims to be So Visible, It’s Invisible

CLO Magazine

To determine those needs, each CLO regularly consults with their respective chief talent officer to learn the business goals around client services, market growth, operational performance and talent. From there, the CLO determines the learning and development strategies for the year. To measure that success, Deloitte professionals receive a talent survey annually, which includes questions about engagement. Tags: LearningElite , CLO LearningElite Awards , Deloitte.

Can a Question Demonstrate the Value of Learning?


Surveying the participants is definitely the right move but not before, during or immediately after the training event. To learn more about this approach, take a look at our new article in CLO Magazine on the value of documentation: [link].

Burgers and Basics

CLO Magazine

You’ve done a thorough needs analysis, combed through all the relevant performance data, meticulously surveyed the state of current skills and aligned with critical business priorities. The post Burgers and Basics appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership Development CLO editor's letter Learning economyMike Prokopeak is vice president and editor in chief at Chief Learning Officer magazine.

Video: The pandemic is abating gender equity

CLO Magazine

According to McKinsey’s 2020 Women in the Workplace survey, as many as 2 million women are considering leaving the workforce, with Black women and women of color being more disproportionately impacted.

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