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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A Look at Solution Providers & Technology 2016 / 2017: Powering Personal Productivity & Enabling Employee Experience

As Josh Bersin recently noted, the HR software market is reinventing itself. Mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management are driving disruptive change throughout the industry.[1] This follows his observation that the way organizations manage, lead, and organize themselves is also undergoing radical change.[2] These transformations are altering the fundamental roles and […]

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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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#BersinChat!

#BersinChat I wanted to let you all know about #bersinchat, a new monthly live chat that takes place on Twitter. The first chat takes place next Tuesday at 4pm ET. We’ll be hosting a different chat topic every 3rd Tuesday of each month at the same time.  

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Where oh Where—Are the HR Smartphone Apps Going?

Impressive this year is the software creator’s mantra “develop for mobile first.” Our survey of providers indicated that solutions are created and in the market for every area of talent:  learning, rewards, performance management and appraisal approval, succession and hiring management and many more.  Even core HR. Even content authoring tools. There is employee self-service […]

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