The Degreed Acquisition of Pathgather and What It Could Mean for the Learning Organization

Degreed has announced they are acquiring Pathgather,[1] creating the possibility for there to be a major leader in the learning experience platforms (LXP)[2] market. While LXPs are still evolving, these tools help simplify the means of curating and aggregating content, creating learning and career pathways, enabling networking, enhancing skill development, and tracking learning activities delivered […]

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Innovation and Collaboration at Cerner

Cerner, a healthcare IT company headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri, incorporates innovation into the very fabric of its employee experience by merging the power of infrastructure with a philosophy of total employee happiness. Our case study on Cerner’s new Innovations Campus tells the story of how the company fosters healthcare innovation throughout the company. […]

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Insights from IMPACT 2018: Delivering Experience

Employees use highly personalized and user-friendly technology in their daily lives. Unfortunately, the same is not always true at work. To engage a widely dispersed, often virtual workforce, HR leaders should develop technologies that offer employees a compelling and holistic experience. Delivering next-generation technologies involves thinking differently about the HR function and being willing to […]

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Insights from IMPACT 2018: Designing a Rewards Program for Best Fit

Organizational rewards functions often alienate employees and undermine an employer’s brand. But there’s a flipside: High-performing organizations with rewards strategies that extend beyond compensation, benefits, and well-being. How can organizations optimize rewards programs to fit their unique culture? Four out of every five rewards functions we surveyed need to focus on better executing the basics: […]

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Insights from IMPACT 2018: Thriving in an Upside-Down World

Today’s HR leaders must be the trailblazers as top-down organizational models are disrupted. Empowerment is displacing micromanagement, trust is supplanting control, and experimentation is overcoming the fear of failure. Leena Nair, CHRO of Unilever, began the IMPACT 2018 keynote, “Thriving in an Upside-Down World,” by asking the audience “to stand on your head.” According to […]

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Insights from IMPACT 2018: Creating Meaningful Experiences for Employees

Successful companies can enhance talent by using personas to maximum advantage. When they do this, they create irresistible experiences for employees. So how can organizations create an effective business case and adopt the strategies that ultimately help their employees grow? That is the key question for organizations that want to create meaningful opportunities for their […]

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