Much has been written about The Great Resignation, the trend for over 3.4% of the US workforce to leave their jobs every month. Yes, the trend is real: companies like Amazon are losing more than a third of their workers each year, forcing employers to ramp up hiring like we have never seen before... Read more»
The corporate training and skills development market is massive. Today it’s over $360 Billion and growing by almost 8% this year. Why the explosive growth? It’s simple: every individual, employee, and company is upskilling themselves for careers and growth.
For companies, the mandate is clear: the average company spends $1500 or more per employee each ... Read more»
The labor market has gone a bit crazy. In the United States, there are more than 161 million people working and 15.7 million jobs open. This means that roughly one in 10 seats in your office are empty, and you’re competing with everyone else for staff.
Adding to this frenzy, the job creation continues. ... Read more»
Imagine a social network where you actually know everyone you interact with?
Imagine a social network where you trust all the people you talk with?
Imagine a social network where kindness is more important than anger?
Imagine a social network that’s local and not remote?
Imagine a social network that talks about dogs, and ... Read more»
What Is A Metaverse?
Simply put, a Metaverse is a digital space represented by digital representations of people, places, and things. In other words, it’s a “digital world” with real people represented by digital objects.
In many ways, Microsoft Teams or Zoom is already a form of a Metaverse. You are “there” in the room, ... Read more»
If there’s anything that’s been transformed over the last two years, it’s corporate training. Companies are buying new tools, licensing new content, and building skills taxonomies, VR and AR programs, and experimenting with cohort-based learning and now learning in the flow of work.
For me, as an analyst who’s covered this market since 1998, I’ve ... Read more»
Last week something pretty significant was announced at Microsoft Ignite. The company announced pricing for Microsoft Viva, and it appears to be very aggressive.
You can license all the Microsoft Viva modules (Connections, Learning, Insights, and Topics) for only $12 per user per month, currently discounted to $9 per user per month. And this means ... Read more»
As the job market heats up again, companies are even more frantic to hire, reskill, and move people into new roles. And this has forced HR organizations to radically rethink what they do.
Let me suggest a major trend, one that we’ll uncover in our upcoming research on excellence in talent acquisition. Is it ... Read more»
This week Cornerstone, the largest provider of corporate learning technology (and LMS), launched a new product that is likely to change the market. Cornerstone Xplor, a new skills-based, AI-powered platform designed as an LXP, talent mobility, career, and skills platform, has the potential to change the L&D landscape. Let me explain why.
First, Cornerstone ... Read more»
This week we’re launching a year-long research effort we call The Healthy Organization, which brings together almost everything we’ve been talking about since the start of the pandemic. Let me explain what we’ve discovered, and in this “long read” column I’ll bring it all into perspective. (News release here.)
The Pandemic’s Impact ... Read more»
This week 360Learning, a fast-growing collaborative learning company, received an astounding $200 Million of investment. Only a few years ago this would have been incomprehensible, but now it makes sense. This is a company that has unlocked the Creator Economy in corporate training, and the impact could be massive. Let me try to explain.... Read more»
From its very founding Workday was designed as an integrated but proprietary system, engineered for the cloud. Workday developed a proprietary database, advanced business process framework, integrated security model, embedded real-time analytics, and a unique user interface.
As we detailed in our research study Elevating Equity, driving diversity is a tough business. Not only do companies need to source, hire, and manage people in an inclusive way, they have to build a culture of fairness, train people on bias, and educate workers on day-to-day behaviors.
The typical approach to DEI starts ... Read more»
The employee survey, crowdsourcing, and listening market is massive: every company wants to listen to its employees. Well, it’s no longer a market for survey tools, it has now become a space for integrated listening, survey, and analytics platforms. Enter Perceptyx, one of the most trusted vendors in the market.
If you don’t know ... Read more»