Invisible L&D

Our jobs as L&D professionals was easier 10 years ago. Information flowed from the top of the organization to the bottom. Managers and facilitators had the most information, which they then imparted to employees like benevolent overlords. But that is no longer true. Technology and frustratingly self-sufficient learners often means that employees know more than […]

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Skillsoft acquires Mindleaders: E-Learning Market Undergoing Major Change

This week another little bomb dropped in the corporate training market.  Skillsoft, the industry giant in packaged e-learning and training content, acquired Mindleaders, one of the company's leading competitors. This acquisition comes after Skillsoft's acquisition of ElementK and 50 Lessons in 2011, and a string of other acquisitions including the acquisition of Books24x7, NetG, and […]

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Beyond L&D: Getting to High-Impact Learning

Good L&D is no longer good enough, suggests Bersin’s brand new version of our longitudinal High-Impact Learning Organization (HILO) research series. It pays to be great. Our research finds that high-impact learning organizations (HILOs) generated, on average, three times higher profit growth in 2008-2011 than their also-ran peers. Researchers can, of course, have legitimate discussions about […]

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