Maximizing your Programs, Projects, and Tasks for Optimal Business Outcomes

In the realm of L&D, organizations frequently encounter requests to develop various initiatives aimed at enhancing employee skills and knowledge. However, it is crucial for L&D teams to differentiate between programs, projects, and tasks to ensure effective resource allocation, streamlined workflows, and successful outcomes.  This article explores the distinctions between these three categories and highlights […]

21 L&D Software Solutions to Try in 2023

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Employees seek training opportunities within their companies for internal advancement, career growth, and relevance. Organizations build and launch L&D programs for “the ability to survive and thrive even amid economic headwinds,” notes LinkedIn Learning in its 2023 Workplace Learning Report. Using new influence to elevate people and their skills for business impact, learning professionals are […]

3 Tips for Maximizing Your Use of Program Management in Cognota

Last week Cognota released our new Program Management feature, making it easier for you to associate different projects with broader initiatives, themes and objectives. Based on Customer feedback, we launched this feature to help centralize those projects and better see their progress and key details. We wanted to share some tips and considerations for how […]

Leveraging Cognota for Effective L&D Resource Planning and Management

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The concept of learning and development has become increasingly important in today’s workplace. However, allocating resources such as time, money and personnel to effectively plan and manage L&D activities can be a daunting task. Fortunately, with the help of Cognota, leveraging the power of data analysis and insights for effective L&D resource planning and management […]

Training Budgets: How to Set, Optimize, and Track Them

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Your training budget needs to be more than a shot in the dark, but how can you go about calculating it and producing an accurate prediction of your training costs? Not only will those approving your training budget want to see some justification for your calculations, but your budget allocation also plays a significant role […]

L&D Strategy Frameworks: Components + Examples

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A learning and development strategy framework is a critical tool for organizations seeking to develop and implement effective employee training and development programs. A framework provides a plan and structured approach for the systems and processes that comprise the overall L&D strategy.  Without a framework in place, learning leaders will be unclear whether individual training […]

20+ Training & Development Goal Examples for L&D

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Training and development are critical components of any organization’s success. With rapidly evolving industries and markets, keeping up with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices is essential.  Organizations that invest in training and development programs for their employees see better employee retention rates, improved performance, and increased profitability. But to achieve these results, L&D […]

How to Build a Successful Learning and Development Program

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Effective learning and development programs are essential to the success of any organization. As the landscape of technology and the workforce constantly evolves, learning and development professionals must continuously improve and innovate their programs to meet the changing needs of their organizations and employees. The key elements of a successful learning and development program, including […]

Cognota Feature Update: Individual Workspaces & Other Improvements

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We’re always striving to ensure our LearnOps® platform meets the needs of today’s learning and development teams, enabling them to work efficiently and drive impact across the organization. From training intake to planning and managing your team’s workload and gaining invaluable insights, Cognota provides one place for you to manage learning operations end-to-end.  Here’s a […]

3 Reasons To Create Different Request Forms

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Last month, our team shared some benefits of segmenting your Training Intake Form and we got a lot of good feedback on the topic. This month, we want to share three practical reasons why you’d need to leverage multiple request forms. When working with our customers, we often get asked how many request forms is […]