Why LMS Hierarchies Should Be Designed for Today’s Organizational Structures

Today’s organizational structures—and work environments—are vastly different than what they were decades ago. As the importance of talent development increases in today’s workplaces, companies need learning programs that can adapt to the needs of evolving business structures, personnel changes, and complex relationships. To achieve this, companies should focus on the backbone of their learning management …

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Global Businesses: 4 Learning Solution Must-Haves

If you were one of many global businesses responsible for rolling out a learning solution to anywhere from 50 to 5,000 locations or more, where would you begin?  What kind of system would you need to develop each frontline employee according to their individual skills, knowledge, and experience to help them continuously grow? How would …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Approaching Learning Solution Vendors

Is your organization ready to start looking for a learning solution vendor? If you decide to take things externally, shopping around for a vendor is not an easy task. You need to find a vendor who can provide exactly what you need, a solution tailored to your specifications. However, a common mistake people make is …

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Employee Experience: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why It Matters

All employers invest in the customer experience (CX), but what about the employee experience (EX)?  As businesses increasingly realize that their workforce is their greatest asset, employee experience is gaining traction as an important line item in employers’ annual budgets. But what is employee experience, exactly? Is it just another buzzword for employee engagement? How …

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LXP and LMS: How They Are Different, Yet Better Together

An accelerated reinvention of learning technologies is underway today. In 2020, the marketplace for talent platforms exploded. Many new categories have emerged—from learning experience tools and collaborative program management tools to micro-learning tools. Each category provides a different approach to learning and development, but one of the most exciting is the learning experience platform, or …

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What to Do Before You Measure the Impact of Learning

Whether you are a learning professional or someone who has been tasked with implementing new training within your organization, you’ve probably been asked to measure and articulate the results by your leaders. This is something that should be expected. After all, it’s important to know that any training courses, regimes, etc., are having an overall …

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Measuring the Business Impact of L&D: Turn Insights into Action

This is the final part of a four-part series on how L&D teams can effectively demonstrate the business impact of their learning programs. Read parts one, two, and three for added context. As mentioned in part three of this series, if the bare minimum ‘table stakes’ metrics are all you’re tracking, you will never be …

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It’s 2021 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Online learning has a number of advantages for businesses challenged with the need to deliver effective, continuous training across their entire workforce. With so many employees forced to work remotely due to the pandemic, many businesses are also feeling pressure to make the shift toward purchasing an LMS. If you are one of those businesses, …

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Top 12 Tech Tools for Your L&D Toolkit

How comprehensive is your L&D toolkit? If you’re a trainer or educator, you’ll have plenty of tools in your arsenal for delivering effective learning. You’ve built these up over years of experience, from your education, research, communication with other educators, or even created some yourself. But does your L&D toolkit meet diverse needs? Do they …

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