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3Dlabs: Accelerating Market Education

3Dlabs Inc., a leading supplier of graphics accelerator solutions to a broad range of professionals including the computer-aided design (CAD), digital content creation (DCC) and visual simulation markets, was looking to outfit key business groups such as

Amplifon: Boosting Sales Force Training

Amplifon Group, a large, multinational company specializing in the manufacturing and selling of medical devices with a primary focus on hearing aids, employs approximately 2,750 people worldwide and continues to expand. Amplifon’s assembly operations and

Learning as a Marketing Tool

Welcome to Chief Learning Officer magazine. I returned from my sabbatical just in time to read the first issue. The magazine has certainly carved out a stimulating dialogue between CLOs and key vendors. What’s needed now is to include heads…

Education Plus: Online Education Models

Read any article on the current state of academics, and you’ll find stories about how online learning is revolutionizing the practice of higher education, whether for better or for worse. On the one hand, students and institutions tout the convenience of

Web Resources

ROI Calculators That Are Really Cost-Savings Calculators: MediaPro Inc.: www.mediapro.com/html/resources/roi.html   Intellinex: www.intellinex.com/update/flash/index.htm    ROI Web Sites and Articles: ASTD Evaluation/ROI Community: www.astd.org/virtual_community/comm_evaluation/comm_top_page.html   E-Learning Centre: www.e-learningcentre.co.uk/eclipse/Resources/costs.htm   InternetWeek.com “IT ROI Metrics Fall Into Four Groups” by John Berry www.internetweek.com/netresults01/net071601-3.htm…

An Aerospace Case Study

Considering the formula presented here on aggregating ROI and payback data, you can probably see this is good information at an individual level. But how do you generalize these kinds of data to a larger population to use it to defend your budget?

Xerox and Qwest: Reaching Out to Workers

Ongoing employee education is crucial to businesses surviving and thriving in competitive and uncertain markets. The delivery of that education, of course, is just as crucial, as different workers respond differently to different modalities. Technology, t

Grant Thornton: Collaboration Is the Key

Working together is at the heart of collaboration, whether "together" means in the same office or just on the same planet (for now). When your company works with others for a living, as does the accounting, auditing and tax service firm Grant Thornton, co