Editor’s note: To get the most out of data you need to focus on the questions you need answers to, says Trish Uhl. in this article, Uhl explores the types of questions L&D professionals should be asking in order to build a more strategic approach to learning analytics.
Editor’s note: David Perring, director of research at Fosway Group, shares some insights into how L&D teams are measuring impact and the challenges these approaches present to reaping the benefits of digital learning.
L&D teams are increasingly looking at consumption and engagement data around digital resources. The piece on the BBC’s data blog gives a great example of why you need to look at data and context to give you the full picture.
Editor’s note: I’m fascinated by how data can help teams become more effective. Here’s how a small football team is doing just that.
An interesting podcast here from Nick Ribeiro talking to #ben betts on a range of…
Editor’s note: This report tackles the issue of measuring the impact of ‘human capital’. It’s a topic that comes in and out of fashion but don’t be put off by that. This report has some interesting insights into what training data should and could be measured and how that related to other human capital and business metrics. Worth a look if you are interested in learner data and current debates around that.
Silos, skills gaps and suspicion are preventing HR from joining the big data and talent analytics revolution, CIPD research reveals
A complex mix of silos, skills gaps and suspicion are preventing HR from tapping into…
Editor’s note: Big thanks to @andrewjacobsld for sharing this on measuring what we do. Great piece on why not to measure every minute detail of L&D.
Learning management system Desire2Learn has launched its latest version featuring predictive analytics capabilities, which the…
Editor’s note: Authors of the book Human Capital Analytics: How to Harness the Potential of Your Organization’s Greatest Asset, shed light on how to measure the impact of a learning program on an overall business goal.
Editor’s note: We are flooded with data but the real challenge is identifying you want to find out and what problem you want to solve, not what data you want to collect.
Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: Brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks
Editor’s notes: Research shows for the first time that we have a built-in neural constraint on our ability to be both empathetic and analytic at the same time. Implications on learning styles?
Editor’s note: This learning infographic explains what learning data is, how it can be used, limitations, costs, why it is not widely adopted and how analytics will affect the future of learning.