Government Elearning! Magazine

FALL 2015

Elearning! Magazine: Building Smarter Companies via Learning & Workplace Technologies.

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14 Fall 2015 Government Elearning! Talent Analytics Investments Lag Do organizations truly know how to invest in talent wisely? The answer is no. Five prominent talent analytics gurus — Shreya Sarkar-Barney of Human Capital Growth, Anshul Sheopori of IBM Research, Gene Pease of Vestrics, John Mattox of CEB, and Laurie Ruettimann, HR speaker, blog- ger, and author — now share their insights and tips about the current state of analytics. They reveal: >> Most organizations spend 40% or more of their total revenues on their talent. >> Only 2% of L&D organizations report that they are currently involved with analytics, but 35% are planning to increase their emphasis on building analytical capability. >> Top performing businesses are fve times more likely to be using analytics than low performers. —Source: lytics-tips-from-the-smes-by-skillsoft Big Data in HR Means Fundamental Changes Big Data analytics, mobile applications and other fast-emerging tech- nologies will fundamentally change how HR does its job. "I think what's really interesting at this time is that besides just the Cloud, things like Big Data analytics, in-memory database technology, all new kinds of mobile technology — all this is coming and it's coming at the same time," says Brian Sommer, a leading Human Capital Manage- ment and HR technology expert for 32 years. "And that creates kind of a competency of technology change hit- ting all at once ... an opportunity for HR technology vendors as well as HR executives to take advantage of some very profound things that will change their processes. It's going to change their technology. It's prob- ably going to change their perspective about what HR really should be doing going forward." —More info: ketwire/1207554.htm Trend lines 91% of learners say that team collaboration is either essential or very useful for learning what they need for their job. —Britain's 'Towards Maturity Learning Landscape Audit' Te global mobile learning market will grow from $7.98 billion to $37.60 billion by 2020. —MarketsandMarkets

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