Learning Delivery

Monical's Pizza: Measuring Success by the Slice

It is becoming clear that the academic model of teaching the classroom, the linear course is neither the only nor the best way to provide knowledge at the workplace. In many instances the word teaching is being replaced by learning; the sage on the s

Limited Brands: Aligning Competencies and Learning

Limited Brands Technology Services Inc. (LTS) is a subsidiary of Limited Brands Inc., providing information technology consulting and service to brands including The Limited, Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s Secret Direct, Victoria’s Secret Beauty, Express,

The Trickle-Up Theory of Education

I’ve had a lifetime of great teachers, both in schools and in the “real world.” But business has turned out to be the greatest educator and experience the sharpest master. With each passing day, week, month, year, I learn more about myself, my employees,

Letters to the Editor

High-Flying Fun I appreciated Fred Harburg’s article in the September Chief Learning Officer magazine, “Of Wing Walkers, Trapeze Artists and Change Managers.” As I had just moved to New York City from our home office in Carlsbad, Calif., I thought…

The Power of Informal Learning

With the dramatic decline in traditional classroom training, the increased popularity of e-learning and the emergence of a more project-based and outcome-driven learning model, it’s important to take a look at the type of learner we are trying to serve an

The Chief Learning Officer's Investment Portfolio

With global economic recovery well underway, senior training and development professionals are more optimistic in their outlook for the future. However, they are still under the gun to make investments that both deliver value immediately (if not sooner) a

Letters to the Editor

Testing Usability for New E-Learning Thank you to Shailesh Shilwant and Amy Haggarty for a very interesting article, “Usability Testing for E-Learning” in the August 2005 issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine. I am interested in where the testing for…

The MONY Group: Investing in Education

MONY recently expanded its e-learning platform and the accompanying courseware to focus on providing training that will emphasize quality financial services and advice so that clients will benefit from a uniform, high-quality experience. The new e-learnin

Fujitsu Siemens Computers: Processing Learning Success

Fujitsu Siemens Computers was formed in 1999 through a joint venture of Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG. It is Europe’s leading computer company, offering a range of computer technology and IT infrastructure solutions. But with thousands of employees speak

The Evolution of the CLO

Today’s successful organizations must focus on aligning learning and employee development with strategic initiatives. To achieve this goal, learning activities must be integrated into the business processes that drive organizational performance.

Jim LaRocco: Blazing a Path to Learning Success

When it comes to enterprise learning, most companies are as concerned with return on investment as they are with the quality of the training they provide. And the bottom line is: Are employees better able to do their jobs after a training program? Are the

Organizing Enterprise-Wide Content

In any business of any size, systems (formal or informal) are in place to organize the way work gets done. Training–whether for the crew of a Boeing 777 or for the staff of a health care network–must be organized, too. But what’s the best way to pull toge

Jim LaRocco: Blazing a Path to Learning Success

When it comes to enterprise learning, most companies are as concerned with return on investment as they are with the quality of the training they provide. And the bottom line is: Are employees better able to do their jobs after a training program? Are the

Evaluation as a Strategic Tool

Why is evaluation important to you, the training executive? This article will attempt to answer this question from the point of view of someone who directs the training efforts for the entire enterprise. The creation of well-constructed evaluations can be…

Organizing Enterprise-Wide Content

What’s the best way to pull together the content that underpins training? Call this job climbing “Mount Content,” if you will. With the right tools, you can make the ascent.

Evaluation as a Strategic Tool

Why is evaluation important to you, the learning executive? This article will attempt to answer this question from the point of view of someone who directs the training efforts for the entire enterprise.