Last week Brandon Hall Group published 17 pieces of research – 4 new proprietary research reports, 5 technology case studies, 2 research launches, 2 responses to member inquiries, 2 solution provider profiles, and 2 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:
- Learning Management Systems: Moving to the Cloud
- Challenges, Next Practices in the War for Talent
- 4 of the Most Effective Training Delivery Methods
- Videos for Learning: Beyond the Filmstrip
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Here is an overview of research released the week of July 20-26.
Major Research Reports
Learning Management Systems: Moving to the Cloud
This report, based on Brandon Hall Group’s recently completed research on Learning Management Systems, tracks the steady movement from on-premise LMS solutions to cloud-based solutions and reasons behind the trend.
4 of the Most Effective Training Delivery Methods
This report, based on results from Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 Training Benchmarking Study, discusses the methods that organizations consider to be most effective.
Challenges, Next Practices in the War for Talent
This KnowledgeGraphic, based on data from Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 Talent Shortage and Hiring Practices Study, shows the biggest challenges organizations face in hiring, along with practices that make success significantly more likely.
Differences between Winning and Struggling Hiring Organizations
This KnowledgeGraphic, based on results from Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 Talent Shortage and Hiring Practices Study, focuses on the impact of not regularly utilizing progressive talent acquisition practices.
Technology Reviews from Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology
Ernst & Young
This awards technology review focuses on the performance support tools from Ernst and Young, which won a Bronze Award for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards.
This technology review features InfoPro Learning and its GnosisConnect LMS solution, which won a bronze award for learning management technology in the 2014 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards.
Stryker & Touch Surgery
This awards technology review focuses on the partnership between Stryker and Touch Surgery. This earned them a Silver Award for Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology in the 2014 Technology Awards.
This awards technology review features Blatant Media, producer of the Absorb5 LMS positioned to serve small/medium businesses. Blatant Media has won several Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards, including a silver award for learning management technology in the 2014 awards competition.
This technology review is on NetDimensions’ Talent Suite, which won a silver award in the 2014 Excellence in Technology Awards in the category of learning management technology for compliance training.
Solution Provider Profiles
The solution provider profile features Bloomfire, whose primary goal is to help organizations manage and share knowledge. Bloomfire’s cloud-based software is used for social learning, customer service, and sales and marketing enablement. The profile includes insights from Brandon Hall Group Senior Learning Analyst David Wentworth.
This solution provider profile features SmashFly, whose mission is to deliver an analytics-based approach to recruitment marketing, spanning and combining both the active and passive side of finding and attracting talent. The profile includes insights from Brandon Hall Group’s Madeline Laurano.
Learning & Development Strategy Study
Brandon Hall Group invites you to participate in our annual online Learning & Development Strategy Survey. Your survey responses are critical in helping gain insight into how organizations develop, implement and measure their L&D strategies. We encourage participation from any and all potential respondents, as we are looking to compare results by region, organization size, and industry.
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:
- We have a leadership development program for mid-level managers. The number of participants on the problems exceeds 300 persons at a time. During the program they have to complete some projects. For this purpose they are divided into several groups. Are there materials on how to organized project work on leadership development programs and in particular, how to handle multiple groups?
- I’m interested in any innovative ways other companies train executives to manage during a crisis (benchmark), beyond the typical table top exercise. What are the best practices around this type of training?
Videos for Learning: Beyond the Filmstrip
Senior Learning Analyst David Wentworth’s blog discusses the impact of video on learning and our research shows that organizations are not coming close to optimizing its potential.
Ceridian Blurs the Lines Between Organizational and Customer Success
Mollie Lombardi, VP and Principal Analyst for Workforce Management, discusses the key takeaways from Ceridian’s annual Insights user content, which reflected Ceridian’s ongoing evolution from a traditional payroll vendor to a cloud-based Human Capital Management solution provider.