Learning and Development Articles

  • Professionals today most want to learn when they, well, need to learn.

    When Today's Professionals Most Want to Learn

    February 24, 2017

    The success of any product or service is as simple as giving people what they want, when they want it. And that starts with knowing with what people want and when they want it in the first place. For learning and development teams, the people in this situation are the employees they serve, i.e. professionals at large. And while what professionals want to learn...

  • The MicroStrategy learning and development team plays to win!

    This Company’s Employees Use Lynda.com More Than Any of its Peers. Here's Why.

    February 20, 2017

    The employees at MicroStrategy have learned a lot this year. Under the direction of its CEO Michael Saylor, MicroStrategy, a Washington, D.C.-based business intelligence and analytics platform for enterprises, created a new Employee Development Team in April 2016. Acting as a learning and development (L&D) department, the goal is to scale a program across the...

  • How to get more money for your learning and development program.

    Are You Part of the 27% of Orgs Spending More on Learning in 2017?

    February 17, 2017

    Recently, we surveyed more than 500 L&D leaders from companies across North America. One thing we found out – more than ¼ were getting more money to spend on learning in 2017. That’s an impressive number, considering only 13 percent will get less money in 2017 (another 37 percent said they are getting about the same amount of funding, whereas the remaining 23...

  • ROI is preventing L&D teams from accomplishing what they want to accomplish.

    The Biggest Challenge Facing L&D, in 2 Stats

    February 10, 2017

    CEOs want to develop their people, for two main reasons: The average shelf-life of a skill today has shrunk to five years, so...

  • Our first Workforce Learning Report reveals the biggest challenges facing L&D leaders across North America.

    Introducing the 2017 Workplace Learning Report: Top Trends ...

    February 7, 2017

    Unlocking the full potential of talent is the top priority for organizations across the globe. Today’s L&D professionals must navigate...

  • If you work in sales, the place to be is New York City.

    The Most In-Demand Skills in New York City

    February 6, 2017

    If you live in New York City and have skills in healthcare, sales or education, there are lots of opportunities for you. Conversely,...