The principal goal of the 2013 Competency Study was to update the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors first identified in the ASTD 2004 Competency Study.
To maintain consistency, researchers mirrored the 2004 research methodology. Researchers also drew conclusions based on feedback from multiple stakeholder groups and diverse sets of data. This work resulted in the identification of eight key trends currently driving change for training and development professionals. A brief discussion o