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Category: Enterprise Learning
One of the most exciting parts of business is corporate learning. This is a $360 billion market and it defines success or underperformance for virtually every company. Every time you hire someone, launch a new product, or change the way your company works there’s a massive training need to fill. And with SkillsTech and a ... Read more»
Why? Because employees (not customers) know the most about what’s working and what’s not. Yes, we need to get feedback from customers, but employees know even more. ... Read more»
Over the last few months, we’ve spent a lot of time helping companies build their end-to-end skills strategy. And it’s not as easy as it looks.
In this article, I’d like to share a few of the things we’ve discovered.
1/ Skills Strategy is Not A New Topic
Many companies think that building a “skills-based ... Read more»
Online coaching has become a white-hot market and it’s totally disrupting leadership development. Vendors like BetterUp, Torch, CoachHub, Bravely, SoundingBoard, Pluma (owned by Skillsoft), and Ezra have now become some of the fastest-growing vendors in the training (and HR Tech) market.
BetterUp, the clear market leader, is now valued at ... Read more»
Why did Microsoft spend $75 Billion to acquire Activision, the makers of Warcraft, Starcraft, Call of Duty, and other best-selling games? It’s not just because they want to be big in the Metaverse. It’s something bigger.
Gaming is now the killer app. (And now The New York Times bought Wordle!).
Think about where ... Read more»
Of all the surprises from the pandemic, one of the biggest is the explosive growth of online coaching. It’s as if the virus hit us hard, disrupted us in unpredictable ways, and we’ve now unleashed the internet to help support each other.
I know this sounds a little altruistic, but how else can I explain ... Read more»
Well, it’s time to talk about predictions for 2022, and the number one theme is change.
And in a sense, everything is about to change.
If you think back about where we are, it has been 14 years since the 2008 financial crisis, and we’ve been through digital transformation, economic hyper-growth, a stock market ... 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»
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»
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 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.