LMS 2009 Research Released

Josh Bersin

Today, at our IMPACT 2009 Research Conference, we released our 2009 Learning Management Systems research which details the pivotal changes taking place in the market for corporate learning platforms. Tags: Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Learning On-Demand learning management systems lms 2009

Are you still hiring like it's 2009?

BerniePortal

It may be because your hiring process is stuck in 2009. Check out this column in Recruiter : Many small and mid-sized businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed.

Seeing the Constellations: Thoughts from IMPACT 2009

Josh Bersin

We just completed our IMPACT® 2009 Research Conference in Florida, which brought together over 300 top HR and L&D leaders from around the world. One of the things I talked about in my keynote is. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Thoughts from the 2009 HR Technology Conference

Josh Bersin

Once each year we travel to Chicago to gather with Bill Kutik and dozens of HR vendors to see the latest and greatest technologies applied to human resources. This year’s conference was as exciting. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Why Salary.com Won the 2009 HR Technology Shootout

Josh Bersin

For the last two Octobers we have travelled to the HR Technology Conference to see four HR software providers show off their software in the Talent Management Shootout. While the Shootout is a. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Your HR and L&D Career in 2009: The Career Factbook

Josh Bersin

How has the Human Resources and Training and Development profession changed in the last few years? What are the real motivations and career paths for people in our profession? How do people move. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Future of Work Agenda Newsletter: December 2009

Future of Work

This is the December 2009 issue of our free monthly newsletter, Future of Work Agenda. 2009 has been tough year for just about everyone we know. We welcome comments on any of these articles. You can also access the newsletter directly on our website, at this link. The holidays are upon us – and we’re ringing out the old year, looking forward to the new one. We—all of us together—have had to face a multitude of tough challenges and even tougher decisions.

People not just Megawatts: The Vestas Story

Josh Bersin

Tags: Leadership Development vestas Learning Programs impact 2009 Talent Management Performance Management Enterprise Learning onboarding

Happy Diwali 2009

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Happy Diwali 2009 It’s that time of the year when our hearts are filled with love and warmth – I wish all readers of this blog, a “VERY HAPPY DIWALI”. Photo Courtesy: mar00ned’s Flickr stream Tags: Diwali , Diwali 2009 , Happy Diwali Improvement & Development | Tanmay October 17, 2009 10 Comments By tnvora (Tanmay Vora) , October 17, 2009 @ 4:23 pm Twitter Comment What does Indian festival of DIWALI represent?

QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux When the year ends, we tend to retrospect. February 2009: Experiences and Learning on Respecting people This essential post touched upon the issue of respecting people at workplace. March 2009: Personal Leadership - It shines in difficult times We are all leaders - but our education, upbringing and organization structures suppresses our leadership traits.

October Jobs Report Reveals Highest Wage Growth Since 2009

Extensis

The data from the October Jobs Report was highly anticipated, and the statistics are very encouraging as we move towards the end of 2018. Let’s take a closer look at the results

Work Design Collaborative and Realcomm Team Up for Realcomm Summit 2009

Future of Work

Prescott, Arizona – April 21, 2009 – Work Design Collaborative, LLC, is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Realcomm Conference Group, LLC , a global leader in providing education, information and networking opportunities for the commercial real estate industry, to present a work design summit at Realcomm 2009. The Future of Work | Mobile Workforce Summit” will be held Monday, June 22, 2009, from 1:00 to 5:00pm at the Chicago Hyatt Regency. “We

It's Not the Tool That's Boring. It's You.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Great post from Sarah Horrigan on a training she did with University staff on using virtual learning environments (VLE's). Apparently there were complaints prior to the session about VLEs being "boring," that Sarah decided to face head on, pointing out that it's not the VLE that's boring.

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An "Admirable Use" Policy

The Bamboo Project Blog

Will Richardson has an excellent post, Don't, Don't, Don't vs. Do, Do, Do , in which he muses on "acceptable use" policies of social media in schools and how restrictive and anti-learning they can be.

"How to Open a Banana Like a Monkey": The Anatomy of a Good Training Video

The Bamboo Project Blog

Why this video works (in no particular order): It's short--less than a minute. It reminds us of how we usually peel a banana and the problems with it.

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Are Knowledge Workers the New "Blue Collar" Workers?

The Bamboo Project Blog

I'm currently reading Matthew Gardner's Shop Class as Soul Craft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work, and it's raising some interesting questions about "knowledge work" and where we may be going with the information economy.

Augmented Reality and the Future of Learning & Work

The Bamboo Project Blog

A few weeks ago I was doing a social media training and a couple of participants started talking to me about "augmented reality" and how it was going to change learning and work.

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Do We Really Need So Many Kinds of Social Media?

Conversation Matters

I recently spoke at the 2009 Army Knowledge Management Conference. In preparation for that event I had the opportunity to spend some time looking at the way the Army is using social media including: • How CompanyCommand is using milSpace. •

SuccessFactors vs. Taleo – The Gorillas for 2010

Josh Bersin

As we recap 2009 and look ahead to 2010 in the market for talent management software, two gorillas have emerged: Taleo and SuccessFactors. While together these companies make up less than 20% of. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Twitter Hating

The Bamboo Project Blog

I've tried to love Twitter. I really have. Everyone's Twittering and I keep thinking I'm missing out on something. I just can't do it , though. I understand that some people get a lot out of it, but I find it distracting and often trivial.

The Five Forces of Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Transparent Office

What makes individuals and organizations embrace Enterprise 2.0? There's a friendly but sharp ideological debate playing itself out on Twitter, the blogosphere, and in conference breakout sessions. I think it's confused.

The Coaching & Development Model of Management Proves Itself Again

Josh Bersin

From the 2009 Talent Management Factbook®, n=780 organizations). The top issue on the minds of HR leaders today is the need to “rebuild a culture of performance&# in their organizations. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

"Fill the Gap": A Flickr Learning Activity?

The Bamboo Project Blog

Through a really excellent article about how the Smithsonian is embracing social media, I ran across their "Fill the Gap" project, in which they used Flickr to engage the public in finding a piece of art from their collection to "fill the gap" to be left by a painting that will go into storage.

Talent Management Software Market shows Signs of Life

Josh Bersin

Billion by the end of 2009. Even in this year’s terrible economy, the Talent Management Software market continues to show signs of life. We estimate this important market will reach around $2.4 Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

The Bamboo Project Blog

An interesting post over on Presentation Zen about Dan Pink's TED Talk on motivation, that Garr summarizes nicely: We don't need sweeter carrots and sharper sticks, Dan says. We need a whole new approach, an approach that puts more stock in intrinsic motivation.

Forget the Kids--It's the Adults Online Who Need Critical Thinking Skills

The Bamboo Project Blog

Stephen Downes points to a column by Larry Magid on the need for today's young people to develop critical thinking skills that will help them better evaluate what they read online. In it, Magid talks about the fact that in the old days" of mass media we had "trusted" news sources that we could generally rely on for the "truth." With the proliferation of media in the Internet age, this has changed.

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Borrowing from the Library to Support Workplace Learning

The Bamboo Project Blog

Joyce Valenza is a librarian rockstar who also happens to be the head librarian at my daughter's high school. A recent post she wrote for the School Library Journal on strategies for teaching and using social media showed up in my Twitter feed the other day.

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The Talent Management Software Slump

Josh Bersin

We have been carefully looking at the Talent Management Software market over the last few weeks, and the first quarter of 2009 was a bit of a disaster. The market for performance and succession. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

The Bamboo Project Blog

An interesting post over on Presentation Zen about Dan Pink's TED Talk on motivation, that Garr summarizes nicely: We don't need sweeter carrots and sharper sticks, Dan says. We need a whole new approach, an approach that puts more stock in intrinsic motivation.

From E-Learning to We-Learning

Josh Bersin

The corporate training industry is undergoing some major changes. Over last few months we have been involved in many discussions with organizations about the tremendous needs to build, manage, and. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management. Learning Culture Learning On-Demand Learning Programs cisco citrix e-learning facebook linkedin microsoft Plateau Saba sun taleo we-learning webex

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Enterprise 2.0: Skip the Pilot

Transparent Office

Get out your pitchforks, I'm about to commit Enterprise 2.0 heresy. There's an orthodoxy in Enterprise 2.0 circles about how you're supposed to run an implementation.

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Talent Strategies which make you “Ready for Change”

Josh Bersin

I am in the process of preparing my keynote speech for our upcoming research conference, IMPACT 2009: The Business of Talent®, and what I plan to discuss is how enduring organizations build talent. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

conversation matters: What Do We Get From Conversation That We Can't Get Any Other Way?

Conversation Matters

This is an intriguing question because each time we think about contacting someone for help on an issue we face a choice; Do I email, phone, walk down the hall, twitter, text message, post on the community website?

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Doing Less with Less

Josh Bersin

In preparation for our upcoming research conference IMPACT 2009: The Business of Talent®, I just finished a conference call with six executives from well known HR and corporate training outsourcing. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Is your organization “architected for change?”

Josh Bersin

I am in the process of preparing my keynote speech for our upcoming research conference, IMPACT 2009: The Business of Talent®, and what I plan to discuss is how enduring organizations build talent. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

How to reduce costs? Better measure training to help cut expenses.

Josh Bersin

Our just-released TalentWatch® research (Winter 2009) found that 61% of all organizations now rate “financial pressure to cut costs&# as one of their top two. Ok we know times are tough. Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

The Incentive Question or Why People Share Knowledge

Conversation Matters

I get asked the incentive question a lot. How do we incentivise people to share their knowledge? The question is asked because when managers look around their organizations they don’t see much knowledge sharing going on. This is a serious concern, but I think it is the wrong question.

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