Marketing Laws of Learning Attraction

Learning Engagement: 4 Laws of Attraction

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Industry events are often an eye-opening experience — and the recent Bersin by Deloitte “Impact” Conference was no exception. For me, one of the most memorable insights was a conversation I had with a learning director at a Fortune 100 company. When she was a new employee, someone told her the best way to learn how…

Performance Improvement Balanced Scorecard Feature

Performance Improvement: Learning By The Numbers

By guest experts, Ajay Pangarkar, CTDP, CPA, CMA, and Teresa Kirkwood, CTDP “How can we do better?” It’s a simple but fundamental business question. Ultimately, every organization’s survival depends on how well its leaders respond to that question. But the answer can be tricky. Defining Our Terms First, let’s look at what we mean when we say “doing better”…

LMS Selection Advice Who Do You Trust

LMS Selection Advice: Who Do You Trust?

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Corporate learning transformation. For years, it seemed like wishful thinking — available only to a few visionary L&D leaders with very deep pockets. But now, that promise is within reach for any organization — thanks to recent innovations in learning management systems, cloud computing, social networks and mobile technologies. As the economy rebounds, it’s…

Learning Strategy Puzzle

Learning Strategy: It’s Complicated. Or Not So Much.

By guest experts, Ajay Pangarkar, CTDP, CPA, CMA, and Teresa Kirkwood, CTDP Recently, we were talking about training and development practices with an industry colleague. Suddenly, she paused and asked, “Why is workplace learning so complicated? Isn’t it simply about improving employee performance?” She has a point. Successful workplace learning is notoriously difficult to achieve.…

LMS technology is faster and more productive

Sales Enablement: What’s Your Technology Edge?

By Caleb Johnson, Director of Strategic Accounts, Expertus So Many Opportunities, So Little Time For sales professionals, today’s dynamic business environment can be exhilarating. New tools and social channels are opening doors to an endless stream of prospects. But this abundance of information and interaction also has its dark side. Sales productivity plummets when reps…

LMS usability is more than dazzling visual design and demos

Evaluating LMS Usability: Beyond a Dazzling Demo

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus Have you ever been spellbound by a jaw-dropping software demonstration? Guided tours of new technology sometimes seem like pure magic. So why does the magic often fade when we fire-up that software back at the office? Poor usability is likely to blame. Lack of attention to…

Align T+D with performance needs

Ditch Learning ROI: Build a Better Business Case

By guest experts, Ajay Pangarkar, CTDP, CPA, CMA, and Teresa Kirkwood, CTDP Competent business leaders recognize the importance of maximizing organizational resources — especially the value of their workforce. Making the most of available talent is essential to meet market expectations and sustain a competitive advantage, particularly in today’s uncertain economic climate. But people are…