Talent Management

The Next Position for CLOs: Corporate Board Member

The scandals of the past years have had an interesting impact on the demographics of new board members. They are beginning to come from ranks of human resource professionals. According to a study by the National Association of Corporate Directors, succe

Building the Case for Education Investment

CLOs know that learning is imperative to success with enterprise software rollouts, but how do you justify your case to the other leaders of your organization? With PeopleSoft’s help, learning executives can not only build the case to justify investments

Fidelity Investments to Acquire TEDS

As the outsourcing of human resources functions continues to grow, the outsourcing of specific learning functions grows with it. New evidence of this growth is Fidelity Investments’ announcement that it intends to acquire TEDS, a software development and consulting company…

Making Sense of Human Capital Economics

For years HR professionals have struggled to bring economic rigor to measurement and decisions about people development and management. One familiar measure has been return on investment (ROI), for example, ROI of training. But like many such metrics, ROI

Docent and Click2learn to Merge

Click2learn and Docent Inc., both leaders in the business performance and learning market, announced last week that they will merge into one company that will be a clear industry leader with a complete solution suite, more than 600 customers and…

Tamar Elkeles: Technology and Training at QUALCOMM

To the uninitiated or unfamiliar, life at QUALCOMM might be predicted as boring. A high-tech communications company populated by engineers working with chips and circuits and wireless equipment may be cutting-edge, but all that raises a stereotypic image

E-Learning in the Government Market

Public- and private-sector organizations have much to learn from each other when it comes to learning management strategies. While public-sector organizations have embraced automation of training and competencies much faster than private-sector companies,

Outsourcing Enterprise Learning

The business process outsourcing (BPO) market has been a reality for decades. Many of the core functions of a corporation, such as information technology, retirement and payroll processing, have been outsourced. Now, the issue on the minds of chief learni

American Standard: Tracking the Bottom-Line Impact

American Standard may be best known for its white porcelain toilets, but the Piscataway, N.J.-based corporation encompasses far more. In fact, plumbing products account for barely a quarter of the annual revenues of American Standard Cos., an organization

CompuCom: Investing in Certified Solutions

Certification programs exist in many disciplines, from car mechanics to airline pilots, from accountants to nurses. But in few industries is certification so heavily relied upon as it is for Information Technology (IT) professionals. For these technologic

Pitney Bowes: Transformation for Success

Since its beginnings in 1920 when Arthur Pitney and Walter Bowes invented the postage meter, Pitney Bowes has evolved into a $4.1 billion global provider of integrated mail and document management solutions. It’s hard to believe that a company whose produ

The Other 80 Percent: Increasing Workforce Productivity

If you’re getting increasingly curious about how to increase employee productivity these days, when most people are asking only about how to cut costs, that’s a good sign. Research has shown that a simple 1 percent increase in productivity typically produ

The Other 80 Percent: Increasing Workforce Productivity

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Case Studies in the ROI of Training

Determining the return on investment (ROI) for training programs can be one of the most difficult, yet necessary, responsibilities of the chief learning officer. Senior management wants to know that its investment in training is contributing to the succes

Training/Learning: What Fits Your Company?

Imagine being at the helm of a good-sized sailing yacht. The calm has given way to strong wind gusts, fog and stormy seas. You must rely on the skills of the crew, limited resources, navigation equipment and common sense to safely guide you and your crew

Development as a Retention Tool

In today’s volatile economy, corporations are continually looking for innovative ways to enhance shareholder value and improve bottom-line results. While there have been a variety of strategies implemented to achieve these goals, successful organizations