What is Learning Operations? Your 2024 Guide

As corporate learning and development (L&D) evolves, so does the need for a more strategic approach to training. Learning operations, or LearnOps, offer a comprehensive framework that integrates planning, execution, and measurement of L&D initiatives with organizational goals. This approach transforms L&D from a series of isolated activities into a cohesive, impactful strategy that drives […]

How Measurement Can Supercharge LearnOps and Improve Learning Outcomes Across the Organization

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On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, Cognota co-hosted a webinar with ROI Institute, Data-Driven L&D: Leveraging Measurement for Decision-Making and Learning Operations, that explored the ongoing transformation in L&D, measurement, and decision-making. Cognota founder and CEO Ryan Austin was joined by Patti P. Phillips, Ph.D., CEO of ROI Institute; Katharine Aldana, Associate at ROI Institute, and […]

Starbucks and ELB Learning on Creating a Flexible, Outcome-Focused L&D Playbook

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On Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 2 pm ET, Cognota hosted a webinar, Elevate Your L&D Strategy: Crafting a Dynamic Playbook for Today’s Challenges to explore L&D and strategic goal alignment, solution-agnostic vendor selection, lifelong learning culture, and learning operations. Cognota founder and CEO Ryan Austin was joined by Ellen Burns-Johnson, Lead Learning Strategist at […]

How Generative AI Can Elevate L&D Workflows and Improve LearnOps

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On Thursday, November 16, 2023, at 12:30 pm ET, Cognota hosted a webinar, AI in the Flow of Work: Elevating LearnOps Workflows with Modern Technology, to explore the intersection of AI, IT, and learning operations – Watch the on-demand recording here! Cognota founder and CEO Ryan Austin was joined by Matthew Ball, VP of Engineering […]

With 2023 Underway, LearnOps® Will Play a Larger Role in a Changing Industry

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A webinar held recently entitled “2023 L&D Industry Outlook” sought to discuss L&D challenges in a deeper context, as viewed by different stakeholders in the industry.  Hosted by Ryan Austin, founder and CEO of Cognota, and moderated by Debbie Richards, Chief Technology Officer of Creative Interactive Ideas, webinar participants also included:  Check out the full […]

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 […]

LearnOps Customer Roundtable: Working with Subject Matter Experts

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Last week we held another LearnOps Customer Roundtable on the topic of working with Subject Matter Experts (SME). These roundtable sessions aim to give our customers a space to engage, discuss and share ideas on topics that are important to them as L&D professionals. So we sat back and listened to what’s been top of […]

LearnOps Customer Roundtable: Sharing Insights on L&D Team Capacity

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We recently ran our first LearnOps Customer Roundtable on the topic of Tracking and Monitoring Team Capacity. These roundtable sessions aim to give our customers a space to engage, discuss and share ideas on topics that are important to them as L&D professionals.  We’ll be running more of these sessions in the future, but wanted […]

What Does a Learning Operations Manager Do?

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Job titles on an L&D team can vary widely. From Chief Learning Officer to L&D Assistant, today’s learning teams encompass a range of skillsets, experience levels, and professional designations. Further, depending on the size of the organization—and oftentimes, depending on the task at hand—an L&D professional may hold several roles and perform several tasks regardless […]

LearnOps Leadership Episode with Dr. Sydney Savion: Running L&D Like a Business

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Cognota founder and CEO Ryan Austin had an opportunity to speak with Dr. Sydney Savion, Chief Learning Officer of City Block Health and veteran L&D professional, as part of Cognota’s LearnOps Leadership Series. The goal of the series is to speak with seasoned practitioners to better understand the challenges facing L&D teams, and to explore […]