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Navigating the Training Terrain

September 23, 2013
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This Orientation Guide on Learning and Development offers advice on how to create a training program that aligns with strategic business goals.
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How Do We Assess the Impact of New Training Methods?

July 10, 2013
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I have been asked to assess the impact of new training, including learning content, rating instructors and evaluating program participants. How soon should I expect seeing results before I start my analysis? —Hurry Up and Wait, training evaluation specialist, nonprofit, Gaithersburg, Maryland
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How Do We Develop a Solid Career Development Plan?

June 5, 2013
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How do we facilitate a discussion with our employees on the meaning of career development? We want to ask probing questions that give us a meaningful plan of action. We know from a recent employee survey that most of our staff is not satisfied with our career development and we need to start a conversation to make improvements. —Career Doldrums, assistant human resources manager, mining/oil/gas, Singapore
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Companies Making HR Big Data Work

March 22, 2013
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Some early adopters have integrated big data into human resources practices with noteworthy results.
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Big Data, Bigger Deal

March 22, 2013
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Companies have been slow to bring analytics-based decision-making to their people practices, but that's changing.
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Status Update: Using Social Media for Learning Gets Better Foothold in Workplace

January 30, 2013
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Large U.S. firms tripled their spending on social tools such as internal blogs, wikis and communities of practice in 2012, a new report says.
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The New Recipe for Workforce Innovation

January 17, 2013
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To cook up greater creativity, organizations ought to update their approach to collaboration, compensation and culture.
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Whirlpool Adopts E-Learning for Leadership

November 14, 2012
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Until the recession hit, the U.S.-based appliance-maker steadfastly avoided online training in favor of classrooms. Now, it's a proponent of virtual online learning.
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The 'Employee Value Proposition' Over the Years: The Search for a Middle Ground

October 19, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This month, we look at the evolution of the “employment deal” between employers and employees. In December, we will switch gears and stop looking at the past and start looking toward the future.
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How Do We Prove the Value of Training to Our Executives?

July 31, 2012
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Where can I find data on reinforcement of training? Our learning and development group wants to prepare a report for our executives. —All Ears, performance development consultant, communications, Dallas
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DOCUMENTS AND FILES

Improving Employee Productivity with Social Tools

These days you'll notice an emerging trend - tech-savvy 'millennials' are becoming an ever greater percentage of the workforce. And, as millennials fill more cubicles and offices, America's corporate culture is changing rapidly...

Six Ways to Dial In Your Talent Strategy

More than ever, talent managers find themselves at the center of HR strategy. Talent is top of mind in the C-suite. Business leaders see the global skills shortage as a significant business risk because they have seen talent constraints impact the growth and profitability of their organizations over the past 12 months. As a result, 23 percent of global CEOs expect "major change" in the way their organizations manage talent.

Royal Bank of Canada Case Study

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) needs to deliver up-to-date regulatory training to employees in markets around the world. That's why, when RBC replaced its legacy learning management system, it turned to SuccessFactors. With SuccessFactors, RBC can train employees using tools including online courses, web conferencing, and interactive television over one of the largest satellite networks in Canada.

The ROI of a New Learning Management System (LMS)

Even if you have an LMS in place, the challenge is that it might not be the right LMS. A new-generation LMS not only automates the learning process, it offers powerful reporting features and the flexibility to manage all types of third-party and custom content as well as peer-to-peer and on-the-job training.

Online Computer Library Center Customer Case Study

OCLC Moves to SaaS Learning Management to Reduce Costs...

SuccessFactors Learning Product Brochure

SuccessFactors Learning addresses the learning needs of your employees throughout their entire employment life cycle.

Eliminate 'content chaos' and accelerate learning ROI

It's easy to underestimate the time, effort, and expertise needed to manage learning content. Deploying iContent can lead to more effective training, efficient use of training budgets, and a better end-user experience for employees. With iContent, you won't get bogged down in the day-to-day administrative hassles and technical headaches that come with managing learning content. Instead, you can turn your content management frustrations over to SuccessFactors and watch as we make them go away.

The Definitive Buyer's Guide to the Global Market for Learning Management Solutions 2013

Bersin by Deloitte Learning Management Systems 2013 - Vendor Profile

Learning and Analytics

There are always gaps between your strategic goals and your workforce's capabilities. Training will get you part of the way there, but in isolation not far enough to bridge the critical capability gaps. But all too often, training is managed without the tools to deliver the right training or even measure the real impact of training on the business. How do you know whether it is effective?...

Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution

The reality of business today means that organizations will have to grow the talent they need when they can't find it. Developing talent internally over the long term will be most of the solution. You'll want some recommendations in your back pocket when your CEO turns to you for answers... Sponsored by SuccessFactors.

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