Brandon Hall Group last week published 17 pieces of research – 1 HCM Market Watch, 1 solution provider profile, 12 business case studies, 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, which is just one piece of a Brandon Hall Group Membership. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on membership.
Here is an overview of research released March 30-April 3, 2015.
Short-Form Research Reports
This bi-monthly report from Madeline Laurano, Brandon Hall Group’s VP and Principal Talent Acquisition Analyst, highlights the latest developments among leading technology providers in the human capital management space. In this edition, we focus on market consolidation, emerging players, analytics, and the SMB market.
Solution Provider Profile
This solution provider profile features Caliper, a talent management company that fundamentally serves as an assessment-based consulting firm. The profile includes analyst insights from Laci Loew, Brandon Hall Group’s VP and Principal Talent Management Analyst.
Case Studies from Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners
In this case study, American Express focuses on a new initiative called “Member Care” in order to drive customer satisfaction ratings. AmEx is a $4.5 billion organization employing more than 7,500 individuals worldwide. This earned the company a silver award for results of a learning program in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
This case study offers insights into Hilton Worldwide’s Revenue Management at Work program. Hilton is a hospitality services provider operating in 91 countries worldwide. This initiative garnered a silver award for results of a learning program in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Store Operator Training at 7-Eleven
This case study profiles 7-Eleven and its revitalization of store manager training. 7-Eleven is a fuel and “quick stop” food service provider based in Dallas. This initiative earned the $4 billion company a gold award for best learning team in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Learning at SunTrust Bank
This case study highlights the results achieved by the learning team at SunTrust Bank, an $8 billion bank headquartered in Atlanta. This initiative, which was achieved in partnership with GP Strategies, earned the company a gold award for best learning team in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Extended Enterprise Learning at PANDORA
Extended enterprise support is powerful, but the biggest return is when that is supported by a learning initiative. PANDORA, a Danish jewelry retailer employing nearly 7,000 staff worldwide, grows its learning program to support that area of the business in this case study. The company was supported by Cornerstone OnDemand and Tribridge. This initiative earned the organization a bronze award for extended enterprise learning in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
“World Class” Mentoring at DENSO
In this case study we highlight DENSO, an organization devoted to excellent mentoring and onboarding practices. DENSO partnered with Torrance Learning and Brightwing to deliver this program. DENSO is a global automotive organization with more than 17,000 employees. This earned the company a bronze award for coaching and mentoring program in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Enhancing Patient Care at Gentiva
In this case study we profile Gentiva, a healthcare provider that enhances its patient care training program for elderly patients. Gentiva employs 44,000 individuals throughout the United States, providing hospice and in-home care aide support. This earned the company a bronze award for custom content in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Interactive e-Learning at Roche Diagnostics
Roche Diagnostics partnered with Red Nucleus to deliver a full eLearning curriculum of over 80 courses to new and existing Roche employees. Roche is a Switzerland-based biotechnology firm with more than 85,000 employees worldwide. This earned the company a bronze award for c custom content in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Blended Learning Builds Leadership Capability at Coats
This awards case study focuses on Coats, the UK-based global thread and textile manufacturer, and its effort — with partners Kineo and the Oxford Group — to create a global leadership program in the wake of a transition from a regionally managed to globally managed company. The initiative earned a bronze award for blended learning in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Sales Leadership at ITS
This case study highlights ITS and its change initiative. ITS, a global $250 million technology organization, partnered with Richardson on this effort. This earned the company a bronze award for sales leadership development in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
Diversity at Duke Realty
Diversity and inclusion have become a business imperative in recent years, and this case study highlights the D&I initiatives at Duke Realty, a $1 billion commercial real estate organization based in the US. This program earned the company a bronze award for diversity and inclusion in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
J.P Morgan’s Corporate and Investment Bank Business School
This awards case study examines how the J.P. Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) used the CIB Business School, a skills-based, custom-built SharePoint application that integrates on top of the Training Central LMS, to enable employees to take control of their careers. The initiative earned a silver award for learning technology implementation in the 2014 Excellence Awards.
This week analyst Mollie Lombardi visited the Infor Innovation Summit. In this blog post she describes some of the key takeaways from the event as well as the product direction for Infor’s HCM tools — especially as it pertains to data and analytics.
New Chapter for Saba
Saba Software was recently acquired by Vector Capital, and in this blog post analyst David Wentworth discusses what it means for this HCM software provider both now and in the future. In addition, he discusses some of Saba’s upcoming features and releases for the coming year.
Do People Really Need More Vacation Time?
According to one recent research study, employees want more vacation time in 2015. But other data shows that we’re not fully taking advantage of the vacation time we’re afforded. What gives? In this blog, analyst Ben Eubanks looks at what this means and how to evaluate your benefits offerings.