Brandon Hall Group last week published 18 pieces of research – 1 industry perspective, 2 short-form research reports, 9 case studies, 1 webinar, and 5 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 16-22, 2015.
This industry perspective, based on late-2014 survey research and subsequent analysis, concludes that workforce management has a long way to go in its transformation from tactical process to a key element of strategic business management. Mollie Lombardi, VP and Principal Analyst for Workforce Management, concludes that organizations still struggle to prove the value of automation and tools that will let them gain the process efficiency that frees them up to focus on strategic priorities. But Lombardi says the research data shows that organizations that get over this critical turning point are delivering real value and raising workforce management to a true strategic powerhouse.
Short-Form Research Reports
This KnowledgeBlast, based on data from Brandon Hall Group’s recent assessments study, dThis KnowledgeBlast, based on data from Brandon Hall Group’s recent assessments study, discusses what organizations need to do to get the most out of their investment in pre- and post-hire assessments.
This KnowledgeBlast, based on Brandon Hall Group’s latest Team Performance research, provides data and advice that organizations can use to leverage the power of high-performance teams to improve productivity and organizational performance.
Case Studies of Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winning Organizations
This awards case study examines how Accenture used a variety of means — employee referral campaigns, alumni networks, social media, and extensive campus outreach — to create a rich talent acquisition process to recruit new young talent in vital business areas in India.
‘Selling Through Curiosity’ at VMware
This awards case study features the partnership of VMware and Barry Rhein & Associates and its Selling Through Curiosity™ sales training. VMware used the flexible and fully customized blended learning program to train channel resellers on a new product roll-out.
Sales Training at HP
The driving force behind revenue for many organizations is the sales team. Increasing the effectiveness of sales is a winning strategy, and that’s how HP was able to meet its business challenge in this awards case study.
Learning Strategy at Bridgepoint Education
The process of developing a learning governance strategy can be difficult, and this case study looks at how this was accomplished by Bridgepoint Education.
Learning Governance at Hewlett Packard
This case study offers a look at HP’s learning governance process. A key piece of this case study worth noting is how the learning team earned executive buy-in for the initiative.
Extended Enterprise Safety Training in Australia
This awards case study features Ausgrid, one of Australia’s largest energy services corporations, and its effort to create new asbestos training programs for all New South Wales electrical distributors.
Workforce Planning at Under Armour
In this case study we highlight Under Armour’s workforce planning initiative designed to help the organization cope with surging growth. The company partnered with Saba on this effort.
Section 508 Compliance at Pearson
Section 508 is a regulatory compliance term that requires organizations to develop accessible content for disabled individuals. Pearson partnered with InfoPro Learning to develop compliant training courseware.
Virtual Video Travel at American Express
What happens when video is used to replace expensive travel costs for training purposes? That’s what American Express Travel and Lifestyle Services asked as it began this video initiative.
How to Leverage Learning for Business Results
What do the best learning organizations do that differentiate them from the rest? How can companies leverage the 70:20:10 learning framework for powerful results? Senior Learning Analyst David Wentworth and HCM Analyst Ben Eubanks discussed the answers to these
questions and offered insights from the Brandon Hall Group 70:20:10 and Learning Content Outsourcing research.
Many times when we think about simulation it’s not tied to a practice like recruiting, but there are powerful benefits for companies using those tools to make selection decisions. In this episode of HCMx Radio, host Trish McFarlane discusses these concepts and others with her colleague Ben Eubanks.
Integrated Talent Management: A Lesson from McGraw-Hill
We have discussed integrated talent management and the results it can bring for your business, but it’s especially powerful to see how other organizations are putting these practices in place. In this article Madeline Laurano shares a story about McGraw-Hill and how the organization leveraged integrated talent management practices to meet its business challenges.
The Business Benefits of Retaining Older Workers
We often hear about the impending “brain drain” and the “graying of the workforce,” but the discussion rarely offers ideas and insights for how to combat this issue. In this article Ben Eubanks shares an example of how making this transition can play out positively for the employee and the company.
Gaming vs. Gamification
In some conversations, gaming and gamification are used interchangeably. However, there are distinct differences between the two terms and how organizations can use these strategies. In this blog, David Wentworth looks at those terms and more than half a dozen organizations that are working in that space currently.
A Quick Q&A on Recruitment Marketing
Kyle Lagunas takes you through two of the key questions surrounding the topic of recruitment marketing and how they influence organizations and the overall talent acquisition strategy.