Tagged: training measurement

The State of Learning and Talent Measurement:  A Work in Process

The State of Learning and Talent Measurement: A Work in Process

In April we published our bi-annual State of Learning and Talent Measurement research and again the news is mixed.  (Report available here at no charge.)  A few tidbits for you to think about:

  • Only 16% of the 400+ responding organizations have a strong learning and talent measurement program in place, and almost half (49%) have
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How to reduce costs?  Better measure training to help cut expenses.

How to reduce costs? Better measure training to help cut expenses.

Ok we know times are tough.  Our just-released TalentWatch® research (Winter 2009) found that 61% of all organizations now rate “financial pressure to cut costs” as one of their top two business challenges, up from 36% only 3 months ago.

So how well are HR and L&D organizations doing at reducing expenses and rationalizing costs?  ... Read more»

Yes, You Really Can Cut Training Costs

Yes, You Really Can Cut Training Costs

The Training Measurement Book is on Amazon’s Top 10 Business Books for 2008

This week we published the Corporate Learning Factbook® for 2008 and sure enough, corporate learning and development budgets are being cut everywhere.  The Factbook shows spending reduction of 11%, and our Winter TalentWatch research, which isolates spending changes by industry, is also ... Read more»

The Mysteries of Training Measurement

The Mysteries of Training Measurement

Training measurement continues to be a challenge in our industry.   In fact, it is one of the top three areas of concern on the minds of corporate training managers.  
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The Training Measurement Book

We have been studying this issue for more than five years now, and much of our findings are now available in a new book The Training ... Read more»

The Challenge of Training Measurement

The Challenge of Training Measurement

More than 240 books on Amazon.com and 90 articles on the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) website are devoted to the measurement and evaluation of training.   There are also more than 2,000 websites featuring consultants and tools to help the measurement process.  Yet, despite all these extensive resources, most training managers do not ... Read more»