The Peace Corps reaches out to developing countries to help Americans and people of other cultures understand one another. Learning is key to mission success for a volunteer workforce that must communicate in more than 300 languages.
Regular Trends columnist Nick van Dam and Mary Andrade explore how simulations can deliver results in the classroom.
For years, learners have been leaving their workstations to attend training. Imagine the power of learning embedded into the workday. Through portal technology, development can take place at the time of need.
Knowledge drives business performance, and linking mission-critical information to each employee's role and work is essential to success. The technology is available, but the model must adapt to changing needs.
In the hotel business, success hinges on an organization’s ability to provide quality service and ensure that each guest’s needs are met in a timely and courteous fashion. Wyndham International has taken that tenet to a new level by applying…
Learning is a cycle that includes formal courses and informal experiences like collaboration and feedback. The key to supporting powerful performance is the ability to capture, share and leverage informal learning.
Creating data warehouses with expensive technology is not necessarily the best way to provide knowledge management.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional science education organization in the world, recently launched a learning content management system (LCMS) that will enhance professional development options for K-12 science educa
This may sound like the premise of yet another article on the benefits of online learning or integrated solutions. Actually, it is a quote from “Best Face Forward,” a new book by Jeffrey Rayport and Bernie Jaworski that focuses on…
Today’s teams often work across time zones, performing at high levels and adapting to escalating demands. Competency management, personalized learning and virtual environments can help global teams make an impact.
As the leader of the learning pack at Harley-Davidson, Jim Brolley fosters agility, speed and performance. By encouraging learners to take action through project-based learning, Brolley is revving up education with impact.
As the pace of business grows faster and the stakes for learning organizations climb higher, there is more pressure to deliver results. CLOs must not overlook the fundamentals that help ensure success.
Taking the U.S. Navy into the 21st century required modernization and a focus on the "war for people." Vice Adm. J. Kevin Moran is helping deliver a revolution in learning to help the Navy win the battle for talent.
When Humana, one of the largest publicly traded health benefits organizations in the country, changed its existing business plan to pursue a customer-centric strategy, corporate education was key to the transformation.
Software giant Microsoft, which provides operating systems for many–if not most–of the world’s approximately 600 million personal computers, frequently releases new products. This steady stream of rollouts has been a constant test for the company’s learning and development teams, particularly…
Helping a diverse workforce perform as a team is a great challenge. Blended learning integrates face-to-face settings with technology to enable collaboration and strengthen community.
Savvy CLOs are poised to close the next learning gap—enterprise learning governance. The key to success is understanding people processes and knowing how to leverage organizational disciplines effectively.
With 240 dealers displaying the Saab logo nationwide, Saab Cars USA takes its technical and sales training responsibilities very seriously. Facing enormous pressure to meet faster new model introduction cycles and ever-more-complex training needs, Saab turned to CyberU and its…
High-performing learning organizations are twice as likely to offer customer or channel partner education. These companies understand that learning enables top-line growth and increases shareholder value.
Delivering e-learning to the sales force might be one of the best ways for an enterprise to build measurable business impact and increase productivity according to a recent report from brandon-hall.com. Companies that participated in the study, including