Category: Training Strategy


How to Prevent Your L&D Department from Becoming Siloed

Learning and development (L&D) departments are becoming the most innovative departments across organizations because they’re embracing new technologies and key strategic partnerships, as well as exploring ways to work with and around the limits and opportunities that come with big data. This is also why they’re no longer the siloed departments that they once were […]


What the Not-So-Distant Future of L&D Looks Like

According to Gartner research, companies are currently spending an average of $1,200 per employee on training per year, and 86% of business leaders think that employee development is critical to driving business outcomes moving forward. And this is no surprise when you consider how quickly L&D is becoming the most innovative department inside any organization.


6 Best Practices for Managing L&D Content in 2019

As a learning and development (L&D) professional, you probably already know how critical high-quality and personalized content will be to your L&D strategies and approaches in 2019 and beyond. And to get high-quality and personalized content for your learners, you’ll want to follow the best practices outlined below for managing your L&D content.  


How to Get Started with Self-Service Learning

According to Pew Research, 87% of employees believe that training and learning new skills at work will be essential or important to their future career success. And even though 93% of workers claim that they prefer to learn while they’re on the job, the average worker is still only able to set aside around 1% […]


Why Small Businesses Need an L&D Strategy

In 2019 and beyond, learning and development (L&D) strategies shouldn’t just be implemented by corporations or enterprises alone. Why? Because L&D will be the most innovative department for any organization for the next decade or so, regardless of its shape or size.


4 Steps to Take When Outlining Your Training Priorities

Research indicates that ineffective training strategies can cost organizations up to $13.5 million per year per 1,000 employees. What’s more, research also shows that employees want more training opportunities from their employers and that workplace training keeps employees engaged and more productive at work while also retaining them for longer periods of time.


Why You Should Implement Social Learning This Year

Seventy-three percent of the companies that were surveyed in a Brandon Hall study expected to increase their focus on social learning last year, which means that by this year most of them have probably already implemented their social learning strategies.