Last week Brandon Hall Group published 13 pieces of research – 2 new proprietary research reports, 3 technology case studies, 3 responses to member research inquiries, 4 webinars, and 1 survey release.
In this blog, we will make public some of these reports (click on the links) as a way for non-members to familiarize themselves with our research:
- Effective Training Doesn’t Have to be Expensive
- HCM Process Automation: SMBs vs. Enterprise
- Blended Learning Strategies and the 70:20:10 Framework
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Here is an overview of research released the week of Aug. 17-23.
New Research Reports
Effective Training Doesn’t Have to be Expensive
This research brief discusses the benefits of more use of coaching and mentoring and on-the-job exercises as a way to improve the scope and quality of learning while also moderating or reducing the cost of content creation. It is based on several 2015 Brandon Hall Group research studies on training, learning strategy and employee engagement.
HCM Process Automation: SMBs vs. Enterprise
When it comes to establishing processes for key HCM functions, SMBs (small and medium businesses) are almost as likely as enterprise organizations to have them — except in learning and talent mobility. This KnowledgeGraphic compares the level of automation in HCM processes between smaller and large organizations.
Technology Reviews from Brandon Hall Group Technology Awards
This awards technology review focuses on ExpertusOne for Salesforce, available from Expertus. The 17-year old solution provider is based in California and has customers in the US, Europe, and Asia. This initiative earned Expertus a Bronze Award for Best Advance in Sales Enablement and Performance Tools in the 2014 Technology Awards program.
This awards technology review focuses on the capabilities of Training Orchestra. This $11.1 million provider is based in Paris and serves customers such as Capgemini, General Electric, and Johnson & Johnson. This earned Training Orchestra a Gold Award for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training in the 2014 Technology Awards.
This awards technology review focuses on the sourcing tool TalentBin available from Monster. Based in the US, the company is a $194 million staffing and sourcing provider for companies worldwide . This earned Monster a Gold Award for Best Advance in Sourcing Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards.
Blended Learning Strategies and the 70:20:10 Framework
Organizations today are assessing their abilities to drive greater individual and organizational performance with their learning strategy, which is why more organizations are looking to incorporate the 70:20:10 framework into their blended learning strategies. Webinar participants were provided with an in-depth look into the steps organizations have taken to implement 70:20:10 and the benefits they have experienced.
The Learning Evolution: The Power of Training and Video Learning
Brandon Hall Group research shows that instructor-led training is still the most commonly used type of training, but is it the best we can do? With video and other delivery options becoming more feasible and accessible, how do you know your organization is making the right choices in its learning strategy?
Engagement: Getting It Right from the Start
Everyone strives for employee engagement, but when does the real work begin? When the new employee starts on his or her first day? After onboarding? Actually, we believe that the building blocks for an engaged employee begin to form at the very first interaction with your company. This includes every step of the process and every piece of technology he or she interacts with.
A Pragmatic Approach to HCM Technology Selection and Talent Management
In Brandon Hall Group’s annual talent management study, 94% of organizations indicated their talent management was ineffective. They told us their top concerns were engaging employees, developing leaders, and retaining top talent. To maximize the impact of their talent management strategy, organizations optimize their human capital processes and technological environments. This webinar provides an overview of Brandon Hall Group workshops that enable organizations to assess and improve these functional areas.
Employee Value Proposition
Brandon Hall Group invites you to participate in our annual online Employee Value Proposition (EVP) Survey. Your survey responses are critical in helping gain insight into the elements that go into an employment value proposition, and the impact those elements have on critical business outcomes. Take the survey here.
Questions from Members
One great benefit of Brandon Hall Group members is the ability to ask questions of our HCM analyst team and get quick answers, usually within 24 hours. The questions answered this week included:
- Is there a list of learning software solutions targeted towards small business?
- Content Management Systems: What’s the difference between an LCMS and a CMS?
- We are building a Global Education Design to accelerate transformation of ILT to other options. Is there a ratio of instructional designers and developers needed to reach expected output (such as 1 designer and 2 developers for every 10 hours of instruction)?