Last week Brandon Hall Group published 21 pieces of research – 2 new proprietary research reports, 4 technology case studies, 2 research-based webinars, 3 solution provider profiles, 7 responses to member inquiries, and 3 research-based blogs.
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:
- KnowledgeGraphic: Powering Talent Management with Technology
- Webinar: Redesigning Leadership Development for Business Impact
- Technology Review: Sears Holdings
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Here is an overview of research released the week of July 27-Aug. 2.
Major Research Reports
KnowledgeGraphic: Powering Talent Management with Technology
This KnowledgeGraphic, based on 2015 data from Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Technology Trends Study, illustrates how talent management technology is used, opportunities for more automation, key selection criteria, lessons learned, and the funding of TM technology.
Coaching Culture and Digital Coaching
This PowerPoint presentation provided by Chief Strategy Officer Michael Rochelle and Laci Loew, VP and Principal Analyst/Talent Management Practice, provides insight on coaching cultures and digital coaching.
Redesigning Leadership Development to Make a Business Impact
Brandon Hall Group research shows that 36% of organizations say their leadership and leadership development practices are still below average or poor. Analysts Laci Loew and Ben Eubanks shared the practices of those organizations for which leadership development makes a measurable business impact.
Delivering Learning Across an Extended Enterprise: A Case Study
Principal Learning Analyst David Wentworth talked with Valvoline Instant Oil Change Talent Manager Jamie Hinley about VIOC’s journey to a unified LMS solution for their extended enterprise.
Technology Reviews from Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology
This awards technology review focuses on the Moodometer tool developed by Sears. The company is a $30 billion retail organization with operations worldwide. This technology tool earned Sears a Silver Award for Best Advance in Assessments and Survey Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards.
This awards technology review focuses on the workforce support tools from Turkish telecommunications firm Turkcell, which earned a Bronze Award for Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards.
This awards technology review highlights the succession tools available from Harrison Assessments, a Silver Award winner for Best Advance in Succession Management Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards Program.
This awards technology review focuses on the recruiting technology from Jobvite, winner of a Gold Award for Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards.
Solution Provider Profiles
This solution provider profile features SmartRecruiters, whose Hiring Success Platform is a complete recruiting OS that aims to enable organizations to run recruiting like a high-performing marketing and sales function.
This solution provider profile features CloudMills, an HR systems integrator that uses its data integration platform to make separate applications and processes immediately accessible to each other.
Solution Provider Profile: DDI
This solution provider profile features Development Dimensions International, which helps companies around the world to build capabilities that prepare leaders to meet current and future business challenges.
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:
- Which companies/vendors are offering leadership training using eLearning modules?
- What is your view of the key role of Talent Management?
- How much time do high-performing companies put into training front-line managers?
- Do we know the breakdown of the trainer population for high-performing companies?
- Do you have any recommendations for how to conduct needs analysis meetings with the stakeholders regarding their current tech solution and their desired state?
- Is there any research regarding customer support provided by HCM providers after implementation?
- We are in the process of revitalizing our corporate university to create a global approach to learning. Centralized vs. decentralized global learning strategy – what are the advantages and disadvantages?
HR Re-invented: More than Just a Facelift
In this blog post, Laci Loew takes on the challenge of encouraging HR professionals to be business professionals first and foremost. In addition, she offers several pieces of actionable advice for how to accomplish the goal of making this group more strategic and aligned with core business needs.
Employee Engagement’s Link to Innovation
In this blog post, Ben Eubanks discusses the concept of recognizing employees by recognizing the value of their ideas.
Go Team Go!
Building teams, high-performing teams, coaching teams – there’s a lot of talk about teams today. In her blog, Mollie Lombardi talks about how to make team-building a priority.