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Florida Blue, Florida’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plan

2015 BEST Award Winner, #17
ATD Staff | October 28, 2015 | Article

Despite the changes transforming the healthcare industry during the past few years, insurance carrier Florida Blue's talent development team has continued offering an innovative suite of learning and development programs, giving employees something solid on which to build their careers.

Understanding International Talent Trends Key to Succeeding in the Global Economy

Maria Ho | October 26, 2015 | Article

Global Trends ATD publishes its first truly global study on the state of talent development. The published research, Global Trends in Talent Development, offers comparisons along key metrics across regions (Asia-Pacific; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); North America; and Latin America). 

Leaders-As-Teachers: The Underused Tool for Developing Current and Future Leaders

Maria Ho | September 17, 2015 | Article


Although leaders-as-teachers (LAT) programs have considerable benefits for both leaders and employees, only 17 percent of organizations have formal LAT programs and another 39 percent have informal programs, according to new research from ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). 

Personalized Learning: Overcoming the Learning and Development Engagement Problem

Cheryl Lasse, Stuart Rogers | August 06, 2015 | Webcast

Two daunting trends—the increasing skills gap and the lack of employee engagement—are affecting the perception of learning and development (L&D) in organizations. Employees, managers, and executives are becoming increasingly disengaged from the L&D department and its offerings. It’s time to turn it around!

Science of Learning 101: The Latest Research on Needs Analysis and Learning Climate

Patti Shank | July 22, 2015 | Article

needs analysisIn “The Science of Training and Development in Organizations: What Matters in Practice,” Eduardo Salas and his fellow authors assert that “decisions about what to train, how to train, and how to implement and evaluate training should be informed by the best information science has to offer.” Specifically, their research examines two steps to be especially critical for pretraining effectiveness: needs analysis and preparation of the learning climate. 

The Microeconomics of Human Capital

Carrie Van Daele | July 09, 2015 | Article

microeconomicsLet’s consider human capital a branch of microeconomics, a study of how the scarcity of workers impacts your company’s decisions about operating performance and expansion of market share. In other words, it’s time to examine how your remaining workers, after the economic downturn, are your only “supply and demand” option for filling the skills gap with fewer workers. 

Smart Data Analytics—How Learning Execs Can Move from Reports to Predictions

Mike Hawkins | June 11, 2015 | Article

data predictionsLearning and development organizations can benefit from advanced uses of data. Data analytics is helping to dynamically enable smart personalization of content to individual learner needs and channel preferences. Analytics are helping identify learning content that could become sources of revenue. Enterprise data is being integrated into learning applications to provide context rich learning environments. In countless ways, data has the capacity to add intelligence to the traditionally subjective nature of talent development.

Building an Innovative People-Driven Organization

Ruth Palombo Weiss | May 13, 2015 | Article

people-drivenAs the top challenge for 2015, a report put out by the Conference Board notes CEOs view human capital in all its forms—from dynamic leadership to a skilled workforce cadre—as the primary fuel that will drive the engines of growth within their organizations. Rebecca Ray, co-author of Creating Opportunity Out of Adversity: Building Initiative has found that over the years people have done a variety of things to address different aspects of business. 

How to Talk to an Executive—Start With a Compelling Message

Sally Williamson | March 18, 2015 | Article

executive meetingThe most important element to develop for any executive meeting is a compelling message. The message drives home a clear takeaway and tells the executive what you want and the business outcome you can deliver.

Science of Learning 101: Should We Measure Learners or Training?

Patti Shank | March 05, 2015 | Article

This is article three of Patti Shank’s Science of Learning 101 series. This installment examines the question: Should we measure learners or training? Do we really care if people can remember the name of the document? Or do we want to know something else?

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