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Learning Vendors Branching Out in Talent Management

February 14, 2007
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Vendors specializing in learning management software systems have expanded into talent management to offer customers more complete products that can enhance the ways companies develop individuals and shape their workforce.
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Your Co-Worker, Your Teacher

February 14, 2007
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The first generation of e-learning, launched about a decade ago, is often regarded as a misguided experiment. Today, blended learning is coming to mean mixing formal programs with informal peer-to-peer learning.
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Dear Workforce: How Do I Choose the Best Method for Retraining an Entrenched Workforce?

April 13, 2006
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My company is introducing a computer-assisted manufacturing process at one of its assembly plants. The new technology is likely to result in substantial modification of jobs. Employees will be required to learn statistical process-control techniques. The new technology and push for quality requires employees to attend numerous training sessions. Half of the employees affected by this completed their formal education more than 10 years ago. How do I choose which training method to use in my organization?
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Software as Service

January 20, 2006
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Applications that are accessed via the Internet are taking hold in several workforce management areas, including core HRMS, recruitment and performance management. This “on-demand” software carries lower upfront costs than licensed software and allows for frequent upgrades. Sector heavyweights such as Oracle and SAP are developing strategies, keen to make sure they don't get left behind. But for all the allure the delivery model holds, providers are keenly aware of a key issue: Top-notch customer service can make or break their business, and not every software company is used to providing superior support.
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Talent Management Systems Make Inroads With Employers

January 6, 2006
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Next-generation software products combine learning, performance and succession-planning functions in an integrated suite.
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Faster Business Pace Gives Rise to Rapid E-learning

January 6, 2006
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Live and on-demand technologies help companies carry out training and distribute important corporate updates on the fly.
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Saba, SumTotal Lead E-learning Merger Frenzy

November 15, 2005
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The deals are two of the largest to date in an industry awash with mergers and acquisitions. Suppliers are broadening their product offerings to gain clout with clients who want a variety of integrated training and learning management products.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Market A New Online Learning Initiative To Employees

November 4, 2005
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We’re planning to provide online learning for the first time in our privately held, fast-growing company. It is a new concept to this company. What are some good ways to market online learning prior to launch so we can create user interest and have a successful pilot program?
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Bank of Montreal Opens Its Checkbook in the Name of Employee Development

October 28, 2005
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Multimillion-dollar education complex has more than 700 courses, including MBA programs, that 'connect learning to the bank's business strategies.'
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Faced With High Turnover, Retailers Boot Up E-learning for Quick Training

August 3, 2005
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When training cycles take four months, but many employees stay on the job for six months, it’s clear why some retailers are turning to shorter online courses.
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