Training Evaluation: a mug’s game

Harold Jarche

In Not Your Father’s ROI , Jay Cross suggests: Make a hypothesis of cause and effect. Managers and workplace performance professionals should focus on Working Smarter , by helping people learn and develop socially. Informal Learning Performance Improvement

On-job support is critical

Harold Jarche

I don’t usually get information about training and performance improvement in the Wall Street Journal but this article clearly spells out the benefits of linking training directly to the workplace.

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Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

Neither have all the ROI calculations that get discussed during training conferences. Too many people in the training department make the leap from a performance issue (lack of skills, abilities, knowledge; lack of access to appropriate data and resources; etc) directly to training as the only solution. Unclear performance measures. Rewards and consequences are not directly linked to the desired performance.

Controversy over Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Has their performance improved? QUESTION: How can we assess the ROI of informal learning? But hold it, how to you assess the ROI of formal learning? When the book on informal learning came out, nay-sayers attacked me as some kind of loony. Some still do.


Charles Jennings

The challenges facing everyone involved in the world of learning and performance improvement are not unlike those that faced Commodore Owens in the 1880s. In the movies, the marshal steps out from behind the big rock, draws his Colt.45

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Enterprise Social Technology – Review

Harold Jarche

The book is not focused on social media for workplace performance improvement, my own area of professional interest. Not just building the river, but pruning irrelevant or under-performing sources is also explained.

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Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

” Jane Hart, founder and principal of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, says, “formal training has been the standard way of developing people for so long now that it has just become accepted practice that this is the way things are done.”

Learning Communities List

Tony Karrer

Assessment, benchmarking, competencies, content development, course development, e-learning, EPSS (electronic performance support systems), evaluation, instructional systems design (ISD), job aids, knowledge management, learning characteristics, learning outcomes, learning styles, needs assessment, objectives, performance improvement, return on investment (ROI), strategic analysis, task analysis, tools for training and learning, train-the-trainer, training and development. (E-)learning

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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Joe Deegan - Blender - Training Solutions Freeware , ILT , SWF , ROI , Wondershare , PowerCONVERTER , Adobe Captivate , Photoshop , SharePoint ( SharePoint Examples - Joe, can you help me?) We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

There will be, however, a good measure of progress by tracking how business operations are improving overall, demonstrating tangible performance improvement(s).

Harold Jarche » Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value

Harold Jarche

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unanswered Questions at Supernova 2007

John Hagel

All of these earlier generations were characterized by a major technology breakthrough, followed by the adoption of key standards and a diminishing rate of performance improvement.

Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

Neither have all the ROI calculations that get discussed during training conferences. Training should only be delivered in cases where the other barriers to performance have been addressed. Filed under: Learning , Performance Improvement « Social or Community?

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