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 […]

The CLO Coach Program: Enabling Learning Teams to Reach New Heights

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Here at Cognota, our mission is to enable more people to learn and grow by powering learning operations across the enterprise. While our LearnOps software is at the core of that, we also know that implementing efficient learning operations requires a solid strategy behind the technology. That’s why we decided to launch our Chief Learning […]

How to Choose the Best Training Planning Tools

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Planning and scheduling training courses requires a balance between the big picture that considers corporate objectives and the close-up snapshot that manages the details of who, what, when, where and how.  Current best practices encourage a funnel approach to planning that starts broad and then narrows as you learn where the skill and knowledge gaps […]

Learning and Development Analytics: For Beginners to Experts

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Data is to a technology-driven society what dust is to the air. It’s ubiquitous. It’s huge beyond comprehension–and constantly changing.  In order to manage the overwhelming amount of data generated every minute, the science of data analytics was born. In general, data analytics is the qualitative and quantitative process of clarifying data sets in order […]

Choosing Learning and Development KPIs for Organizational Impact

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Measuring the impact of your learning and development initiatives is critical—not only for your programs’ continuity and departmental success, but also for the advancement of the organization. While it is generally accepted that organizations of all sizes must constantly be training their employees, understanding what’s working and what’s not can be a challenge.  Organizations want […]

LearnOps Customer Roundtable: Project Management Strategies

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We can’t believe we kicked off our LearnOps Customer Roundtable sessions over four months ago, with our next on the calendar for August 23 at 11:00am ET.  The goal of these roundtable sessions are to give our customers and L&D professionals a space to engage, discuss and share ideas on topics that are important to […]

Improving L&D Processes for Stronger Engagement and ROI

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Business processes mean so many things to so many different people and departments across the organization. Here’s a look at the major learning and development processes, how to structure them, and how they can be leveraged to bring improved engagement for learners in addition to stronger outcomes and ROI. What is learning and development? Learning […]

12 Needs Assessment Tools & Techniques to Support Them

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Learning and development professionals use tools and techniques to help them identify the skill and knowledge gaps in their organizations. Many training needs assessment techniques still rely on tried-and-true methods such as questionnaires, focus groups, job mapping and interviews.  However, increasing numbers of needs assessment tools for corporate training are now based on technology that […]