8 Learning and Development Trends for 2023

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With the COVID-19 pandemic in their rearview mirror, organizations face new challenges in today’s market. The rapid development of digitized business processes, which started more than two years ago, is still a stumbling block. This increased pace of change still leaves many employees under-skilled for their roles, continuing the need for organizations to upskill and […]

Using Cognota Insights for 2023 Budgeting Conversations

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Our Customer Success team shares how you can leverage your Cognota Intake and Project insights when having budgeting conversations for the upcoming year. This month we launched our new Insights dashboards to provide teams with operational analytics that they can leverage to understand their team performance and efficiency. It’s a timely release, given conversations that […]

Proving ROI: 15 Learning and Development Metrics That Matter

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Organizations want to be successful. They want to know that their efforts are providing benefits and that strategies put into place are providing the intended outcomes. While strong sales are a universal measurement that any company hopes to experience, metrics related to learning and development programs might be more difficult to capture and analyze. It […]

Response Ratio: An Indicator of Success for your L&D Team

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Our Customer Success team shares insights on how keeping track and staying on top of your response ratio when actioning intake requests can create business impact. An effective L&D team is crucial for the success of a business, and there are several benefits of having a dedicated L&D team in your organization from improved employee […]

How to Create L&D Objectives and Align Them With the Business

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The always-fluid corporate world has been rocked recently by a worldwide pandemic that spawned the “Great Resignation” and created a shortage of workers in nearly every field. As a result, learning and development has suddenly been thrust onto center stage. It has become obvious that learning and development objectives are key business objectives since: Businesses […]

The Request:Project Ratio

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Our Customer Success team explores the question “does every project start as a request?” and provides some practical frameworks you can use when exploring your approach to this.  One of the most common questions we get from customers is “does every project start as a request?” Answering this question depends on a number of factors […]

Powerful Tips & Tactics for Evaluating Training Effectiveness

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Training effectiveness is defined by AIHR as, “The impact of training on the trainee’s knowledge, skills, performance, and the company’s ROI.”  It’s the overall goal of any training program. Training effort, budget, and time are wasted if your training doesn’t improve learners’ knowledge, skills and performance so that ROI is boosted.  To assess your training […]

How to Plan and Implement a Successful Upskilling Strategy

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The workforce is facing change and uncertainty at a greater scale and more rapid pace than ever before. Leadership must find a way to harness that change to stabilize performance and fuel productivity rather than simply enduring the ongoing chaos. Not only that, but it’s becoming increasingly necessary to manage the consequent upheaval of this […]

eLearning Strategy 101: How to Make Yours a Success

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Employees need to learn—how to use a new Javascript framework, how to process a customer insurance claim, how to write a press release. And with the ready availability of ways to learn, from colleagues recording a Loom video to the employee reaching into their own pocket to spend $20 on an Udemy course, there’s no […]

Fostering L&D Team Collaboration in Cognota

L&D team collaboration in Cognota

Developing a structured training program starts with a clear learning and development plan that incorporates a collaborative strategy from the moment a training request is received up until the content is created and delivered. In this article, our Customer Success team shares ways L&D teams can utilize Cognota to foster collaboration at the various stages […]