Performance Matters Blog

  • December 17, 2019

The needs of today’s learners are changing in challenging ways. On one hand, their thirst for anywhere/anytime digital learning is...

  • September 12, 2019

According to Training Magazine, in 2018 companies spent an average of 14% of their budgets on training outsourcing—twice what they...

  • August 15, 2019

L&D professionals are often still order-takers. Employees don’t know how to do something, so organizations use training as a Band-Aid...

  • July 30, 2019

When you think about implementing agile methodologies, do you think of IT teams? If so, you are not alone. In...

  • July 18, 2019

It’s no surprise that innovation is a hot topic in the learning space. With new technologies, methodologies, platforms, processes, and...

  • June 6, 2019

A senior manager in a learning organization recently said, “The business is our most important client; they have the money.”...

  • May 29, 2019

The traditional implementation of a learning management system (LMS) is a solved problem domain. There is a certain amount of...

  • April 16, 2019

With applications ranging from organizational design to product development, a design-thinking approach lies at the root of some of the...

  • April 4, 2019

Most organizations realize that success is heavily based on having the right people with the right skills in the right...

  • March 27, 2019

I am often asked to help organizations introduce digital learning. The reason they choose digital learning usually has to do...

  • March 15, 2019

“Content is king.” We have heard this phrase many times before. With the advent of new content curation technologies in...

  • March 1, 2019

Oftentimes I hear that surveys are not a good way to collect feedback from learners. Or that people are getting...

  • February 21, 2019

We may be confusing the market, the learners, and ourselves. There was a time—not that long ago—in which I was...

  • February 1, 2019

For too long, training has been synonymous with tedious WBT sessions that learners click through and forget. They won’t retain...

  • January 18, 2019

It is ALWAYS all about me. We can picture our kids saying this, we can stereotype millennials who want this,...

  • October 3, 2018

The Learning Technologies Ecosphere is a key part of the overall experience that we, as learning and development professionals, are...

  • September 25, 2018

People often say that evaluation of learning is difficult. It can be hard to measure the impact of training using...

  • September 13, 2018

I have the awesome responsibility to share and evangelize how to integrate technology into training and learning experiences, using an...

  • June 12, 2018

Awhile back I was consulting on a project where the client wanted to apply more science to their decision-making. Though...

  • June 5, 2018

“I know what I know.” The older and wiser we become, the more we stick with what we know and...