Research: Spotlight on Professional Services 2013
Date: June 17, 2013 Keywords: Union Learning
New Professional Services L&D Benchmark report now available in the Towards Maturity Shop
A New Towards Maturity In-Focus Report coming soon to introduce the Towards Maturity Alignment Index
New Towards Maturity In-Focus Paper sheds light on how to use online experiential learning to build skills at work
Employer Stories: Building on Strong Foundations at the Priory Group
Priory shows that its learning programme continues to deliver impressive results, empowering staff and delivering bottom line results
Research: Spotlight on Finance 2013
Date: May 10, 2013 Keywords: Towards Maturity Benchmark
New Spotlight on Finance Report now available - How do you compare with your peers?
Employer Stories: Make mobile learning and communications work for your organisation
At a LINE event at the Royal Institution, Piers Lea and others spoke about the impact of m-learning on organisational comms & learning
New benchmark study to support effective learning innovation in the automotive sector. NOW AVAILABLE
Research: Towards Maturity 2013 Benchmark Study
The 2013 TM Benchmark brings speed to change for L&D professionals
Research: Reinvigorate your compliance training!
Awarding winning QA shows that it really does walk the walk in using social media to helping its staff to learn
Why the industry has to move beyond course completions as our indicator of learning technology success!
Oceans-apart describes the challenges that the RYA and Mind Click faced in overcoming the way things-are-done-here with learning
Employer Stories: Communication confidence – building the foundations for global change at Arrow Electronics
One Europe enables Arrow Electronic to respond quickly and efficiently to the increasing globalisation of their market
Employer Stories: When e-learning becomes a matter of life and death!
Gold e-learning 2012 award winners Startraq’s ground breaking driving safety programme increases road safety and saves many lives.
Employer Stories: Building professional excellence in the advertising industry
Best Online Distance Learning Award 2012 winners provide 10 top tips for creating engaging, accredited learning
New report uses independent research findings to highlight practical ways to implement m-learning successfully
Date: January 14, 2013 Keywords: Towards Maturity Benchmark
New infographic illustrates e-learning benchmark findings to help you set targets and strategy for 2013
Research: Towards Maturity’s 2012 Benchmark Study highlights the major business benefits achieved through learning technologies
Leading in-depth industry benchmark report now available to download for free
Richard Beaven, Customer Services Director, at Lloyds Banking Group, provides business perspective on latest benchmark.
Employer Stories: Characteristics of a successful Learning Technology Strategist
Cable & Wireless prove that during times of change, e-learning can bring significant cost savings, business results and innovation!
Employer Stories: Responding rapidly to deliver customer excellence at BT Retail
Award winner BT Retail uses short video content to ensure e-learning improves customer service and saves millions of pounds in costs!
Employer Stories: Building vocational skills faster with innovative 3D simulations
Double award winner Train4TradeSkills use of creative gaming techology transforms trainees into a confident workforce & reduces costs!
Employer Stories: LINE and AO Foundation bring dry bones of theory to life.
Learn how LINE transformed training for junior traumer surgeons at AO with creative, world-class e-learning.
New In-Focus report, supported by our Founding Ambassador EPIC as part of their Forward Thinking programme.
Employer Stories: Thomson Reuters finds the recipe that ensures its learning is linked to business success.
Discover what it takes to enable elearning and mangement to combine in order to increase business responsiveness.
Employer Stories: Building tomorrow’s leaders today – lessons from the National College for School Leadership
To ensure organisational growth, how can you develop the talent of leaders when drawn from diverse backgrounds?
Improving confidence and increasing engagement - early findings and news from latest study.
Join the trend for benchmarking - if you've not taken part in a TM benchmark before, here are 10 FAQs to help you decide
Research: The 2012-13 Towards Maturity Benchmark
Bookmark this page for the latest news about the 2012-13 Towards Maturity Benchmark
Date: April 18, 2012 Keywords:
How can technology help build practical skills that translate to real world goals & needs? Let us know your ideas in a new quick study
Want to find out how eLearning can boost productivity, cut costs and create a happy workforce? Yes, it is possible, read on...
Date: April 16, 2012 Keywords: customer care
A new study to help compare and improve how you use learning technologies to drive better relationships with customers
Compare and improve how you use learning technologies to drive better relationships with customers
Employer Stories: Learning Technology boosts business results at Dixons Retail
Find out how Dixons Retail are improving customer services and business results by integrating formal and informal learning
Employer Stories: A new bite sized approach to Leadership and management training
Profiling LiveTime – gold winner of the elearning awards 2011 for Synchronous learning
Employer Stories: Barnardos delivers e-learning excellence
This award winning case study of a top quartile performer how to achieve excellence on a limited budget!
25% discount for all Towards Maturity Research Community and ELN members for new Spotlight sector benchmarks.
Employer Stories: Cambian Achieves excellence with e-learning
Practical lessons from award winning Cambian Group to deliver widespread adoption and excellent results
Share this infographic of key findings from the 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark to help you grab stakeholder attention!
Employer Stories: Leadership Learning innovation at Eversheds
Discover how Eversheds have used the down times to embed learning innovation into the organisation
What will you find in the 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark released today?
Employer Stories: Atos makes compliance pay
Compliance training at Atos reduces abscence because staff are healthier
Research: Harnessing live online learning
Speedy benchmark study in partnership with REDTRAY digs deeper into how live online learning is being used.
Employer Stories: Towards Maturity celebrates Macmillan Cancer support
Celebrating learning innovation in MacMillan Cancer support's 100th Year.
A new report commissioned by Toyota Europe Europe investigates how the automotive sector is adopting learning technologies
Employer Stories: Management learning goes according to Plan
An update on Plan International's leadership programme
Study by Epic shares learner insights to inform mobile learning strategy
Research: Towards Maturity 2011 Benchmark Study
Download Boosting Business Agility - the 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark
Practical tips on how to establish a network of local champions
Employer Stories: Rejuvenating Marketing Training at British American Tobacco
What do you do when your successful global programme starts to get tired? Tinker at the edges or take a more radical approach?
A new Towards Maturity Benchmark investigating how technology is enabling leadership development
Employer Stories: Using Online Video to Engage Busy Leaders
Using online video as a tool for stimulating discussion, coaching and sharing ideas, Teachers TV offers short, sharp, effective CPD.
Employer Stories: MyWorkSearch shows how learning innovation can transform business
Pick up ideas for integrating learning into workflow from this award winning implementation at MyWorkSearch
The role of social media in learning - 2 research perspectives from CARA Group (USA) and Towards Maturity (UK)
Date: December 08, 2010 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
Tell us your expectations of e-learning in the next 10 years & have a chance to win a free place at Learning Technologies 2011.
Date: November 29, 2010 Keywords: Press release
News - L&D must seize the day or risk losing credibility says new Towards Maturity Benchmark Survey
Initial findings from UK's most comprehensive learning technology benchmark now available.
Employer Stories: Dignity: The Heart of the RCN with e-learning
Dignity: At the heart of everything at the Royal College of Nursing with e-learning playing a vital role.
Employer Stories: e-learning a natural for those with Learning Disabilities
‘All About Us’ from the FPA helps those with learning disabilities on sexual health & relationships
Employer Stories: Taste of Medicine providing Healthcare career opportunities
‘Taste of Medicine’ challenges stereotypes and provides Health career opportunities for everyone.
Employer Stories: Cable & Wireless Worldwide's - flexible learning for business advantage
Practical ideas on to ensure learning is responsive to changing business priorities- find out more
Research: Understanding Learners at Work
What do we really know about learners in our organisation? Insights from research with 3000 learners!
Employer Stories: Environmentally Friendly e-learning @ AXA PPP Healthcare
Award winning e-learning for Environmental Management @ AXA PPP healthcare
Date: July 30, 2010 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
We'll be preparing our 2010 benchmark report over the summer- please tell us what you want to see in it!
Staff driving skills development across Europe ( but are L&D holding them back?!)
Employer Stories: Minimising Fraud Risk @ Legal & General
Creative e-learning Minimising the Risk of Fraud @ Legal & General
Date: June 07, 2010 Keywords:
NEWS: This 4th longitudinal study represents a unique industry collaboration to improve the impact of learning technologies at work
Date: June 02, 2010 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
Accelerating Performance - the 2010-11 Towards Maturity Benchmark Survey was launched on 25th November 2010. Download for free today.
Employer Stories: Justice Academy at MoJ
Strategic development of an on-line academy at the Ministry of Justice delivers results
Employer Stories: Securing global e-learning adoption at Aviva
This award winning project shows how Aviva engaged 16000 learners in 28 countries in just 6 weeks.
Date: April 20, 2010 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
Some great new research from CIPD but is it missing out on important trends for L&D?
Employer Stories: National School of Government reaches ¼ million learners
Delivering learning to 320 different organisations; widespread adoption guaranteed at 20p a learner
Research: 33 reasons why e-learning projects fail
Many large and small scale e-learning projects fail. What are the reasons?
NEW: e-learning improves efficiency & agility but L&D departments are missing a trick by not demonstrating the value of their offering
Employer Stories: Impact of Leadership at Hammonds Furniture
Great business return from simple learning technology when the CEO gets involved
Employer Stories: Award Winning e-learning at E-FLI
Award Winning e-Learning takes off at E-FLI
Employer Stories: Re-engineering L&D for effective performance at Xerox Europe
Re-engineering L&D to deliver Continuous Learning for Effective Performance at Xerox Europe
New research from Becta consolidates evidence for employer efficiencies and tangible business benefits.
We take a look at latest research from the ASTD to see how UK application of learning technology compares with the US.
Towards Maturity benchmark research has been published in inaugural copy of new journal from ELNET Australia.
Employer Stories: Improving staff morale, lowering staff turnover and reducing costs at Lloyds Banking Group
Improving staff morale, lowering staff turnover and reducing costs at Lloyds Banking Group (HBOS)
e-Learning as a New Approach is Increasing Sales & Improving Business Performance @ Boots
Employer Stories: Learning innovation delivers business results at Sky
Employer Stories: Award Winning e-learning from Care Management Group
How Care Management Group implemented e-learning from scratch, generating savings in excess of £300,000 per year.
Employer Stories: Doctors.net.uk deliver Infection Control Training
The success of effective marketing strategies promoting a quality product.
Employer Stories: Award winning e-learning at Citroen
Award winning rapid e-learning at Citroen saves time and improves productivity.
Employer Stories: The bottom line impact of success at NCALT
Delivering Key Financial Benefits through e-learning @ NCALT for UK Police Forces as part of 'Evidence for Change'
Employer Stories: Meeting the needs of a pan-European network via the Ford Foundation
An insight from LINE on how Ford has met the training needs of their pan-European network of dealers delivering real business benefits.
‘Determining the ROI of an Online English as a Second Language Program’ research paper
Employer Stories: English as a Second Language - at Hilton, Deloitte and ArcelorMittal
Three organisations share their experiences with 'English as a Second Language'
Towards Maturity has teamed with the Charity Learning Consortium to provide e-learning benchmark for the Charity and Voluntary Sectors.
Research: New Towards Maturity Impact Indicator
New research investigating the bottom line business benefits from investing in learning technologies
Employer Stories: Building Foundations for Growth at the Priory Group
How L&D staff at Priory Group used learning technologies to build strong foundations for business growth and save £9 mill over 5 years.
Research: Evidence for Change
Towards Maturity's research programme to consolidate evidence about the impact of learning technologies on business outcomes
Employer Stories: The Coventry- improving efficiency
Coventry Building Society delivers more learning but at less cost
Employer Stories: ACS's use of 3D virtual environments in corporate learning
Lesson's from global outsourcing company ACS's use of 3D virtual worlds in corporate learning
Employer Stories: Dealing with fraudulent applications at Identity & Passport Service
Blended learning programme helps to deter & detect fraudulent applications at Identity & Passport Service.
Employer Stories: Centre for iso9000 Global Delivery of Quality Management
On-line delivery is the answer to world-wide quality management training of consistent quality.
Employer Stories: Devon County Council improves efficiency with web conferencing
Large scale restructuring inspired learning innovation that is delivering results and saving money!
EU Skills Research Proves Link Between Productivity and Soft skills
Employer Stories: Local employers benefit from Walsall College in the Workplace
Getting NVQs faster, Walsall College shows the way
Employer Stories: Performance Zone - the heart of online learning at Bupa
Performance Zone - the innovative application of technology is the heart of Online Learning @ Bupa
Employer Stories: Liverpool's taxi drivers learn on the move
Innovative partnerships from the BLOOM project brings skills for life learning into the driving seat, literally!
The use of Web conferencing tools is increasing but how confident are you to take advantage of them?
Employer Stories: Introducing e-learning to SABMiller
How SABMiller made a great first impression when they introduced learning technologies to their European operation for the first time!
Employer Stories: Harnessing Team Strengths and L&D Evolving at AXA
Harnessing team strengths to deliver e-learning across AXA UK has lead to L&D evolving in the organisation.
Date: June 08, 2009 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords:
Latest e-learning survey findings from LMMatters & Training Zone confirm trends in current economic climate.
Employer Stories: Rapid e-learning transforms leadership development at the BBC
An ambitious blended learning programme that cut cost and reduced development time by 80% whilst maintaining effectiveness and quality
This great research from Cegos highlights the gap between what employees across Europe want from learning and what HR are delivering
Employer Stories: The Dental Channel webinar, better and cheaper delivery
Webinars saves the dental profession an estimated £1/4 million pounds; and learnt many valuable lessons.
Date: March 31, 2009 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
We compare L&D spend between Q4 08 and Q1 09 using latest findings from the Masie Centre
Employer Stories: Exploring e-learning in the travel industry
Lars Hyland (Brightwave) explores how e-learning helps build trust and improve customer care at BA and TUI.
Two recent research reports from JISCinfoNet into Serious Virtual Worlds and Immersive Learning provide invaluable background.
Employer Stories: BT Dares to Share
Follow the next step in BT's e-learning journey as they build the business case for social learning
Employer Stories: Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks save on compliance
Two major banks cherry pick expertise from the e-learning industry and demonstrate cash savings
Employer Stories: Learning engagement at Diageo
Achieving high levels of learning engagement with Diageo’s Diagnostic Tool.
Employer Stories: NCALT - award winning e-learning
NCALT stormed the 2008 e-learning awards with their approach to delivering e-learning in the Police - find out how.
Employer Stories: A Truly Global Innovative Blend by PLAN
An award winning case study of a Truly Global Innovative Blend by PLAN
Driving Business Benefits – 2009 e-learning Benchmark review. Research to help you deliver more from your investments.
Date: January 19, 2009 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
Driving Business Benefits - The latest Towards Maturity Benchmark review will be released on the 28th of January.
Employer Stories: Royal Shakespeare Company Enter E-learning with compliance
Royal Shakespeare Company acts to introduce e-learning with compliance to Health and Safety
Employer Stories: OffPAT switches on to Next Generation Learning
The Office of Project and Programme Advice (OffPAT) has recently introduced Next Generation Learning into their organisation.
Research: Games in the Military
Looking to make robust decisions on games for learning? Check out research from defence sector which has lessons for all
New research from Skillsoft provides valuable insights into employee motivation across the globe.
Employer Stories: Driving change at Toyota Motor Europe
This award winning implementation looks at practical tips for supporting and engaging diverse audiences .
Employer Stories: GAME stores Xcite retail staff to boost sales
Blended learning in stores helped staff boost sales by 6%
Employer Stories: Fully accessible e-learning at BT
BT’s collaborative authoring system ensures compliance with the company’s commitment to accessibility.
Employer Stories: Royal Navy revolutionises Engineering Training
The Royal Navy uses e-learning for Modern Apprentices; the result, more practical, shorter course, more leadership skills.
Employer Stories: Environment Agency - a story about water law
Environment Agency delivers training with immediate effect and lowers its carbon footprint
Research: Effective Blends for Busy Managers
The latest research from Chartered Management Institute shows how blended learning is taking off for busy line managers and leaders.
Read how professional institutes are a gateway to improved staff skills.
Employer Stories: Environment Agency - Pollution control
The Environment Agency uses simultation and assessment to improve the quality of inspections for intensive farming units.
Employer Stories: Modern Councillor from Learningpool
Modern Councillor from Learning Pool - an innovative service for local authorities.
Employer Stories: A Master Class - Hibernia College and Pfizer breaking new ground
“A Master Class” - Hibernia College & Pfizer breaking new ground with an Online Master of Science Degree in Pharmaceutical Medicine
Employer Stories: Transforming Customer Service at Johnson Controls
This fascinating case study provides insight on a shared transformation plan between Johnson Controls (JCI) and Barclays Bank using…
Evidence from Higher education on exploring the tangible benefits of e-learning provides interesting insights for business
Research: To Buy or Build Survey
Research Evidence from Red Tray supports 'Towards Maturity' findings.
Insights into motivation and engagemnt from Learndirect Business survey with 1950 learners
Employer Stories: Transforming a Business - the e-learning Journey @ Cable&Wireless
“One of the biggest business turnarounds attempted in British Industry in the last 50 years”
Date: June 11, 2008 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords: benefits, blended learning, empowerment, informal learning, involving managers, learner engagement, learner support, managing change, marketing, productivity, strategy
Original research looking at the characteristics of successful e-learning implementations and what learners in the work place thought.
Employer Stories: One small step for e-learning and a giant leap at The British Council
Ensuring complete understanding and compliance with corporate policy on performance management, recruitment and selection…
e-learning standards are useful tools but how do we really use them - your opportunity to contribute to the debate
Employer Stories: Mobile Video nuggets support learning at Vodafone Ireland
Channel Content were commended for their work with Vodafone at the 2007 e-learning awards, find out more..
Research: CIPD annual research
CIPD launch 10th annual survey this month
Employer Stories: Superquinn - new skills for Irish supermarket staff
e-learning award winner for widespread adoption 2007
Employer Stories: e-induction @ Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Date: April 02, 2008 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: blended learning, culture, gathering feedback, getting started, induction, involving managers, IT availability, learners, learner support, location, strategy
First time users, Rotherham MBC show the way in adopting e-learning for their award winning e-induction programme.
Employer Stories: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line - Cruising for Success
Award winning programme to engage travel partners and boost revenue
Employer Stories: London Gifted & Talented - a learning community that works
Learn from the successful experience of 800 learners in 382 locations who are actively engaged in learning from each other on-line.
Employer Stories: NHS – Expanding training for Radiologists
Elearning for Health (ElfH) ;deliver 600 hrs of high quality learning in a great collaborative project
Employer Stories: Virgin Atlantic Airways - Excellence in Induction
High quality induction for new hires worldwide, available before joining
Employer Stories: Ikea - using learning technologies to find missing stock
Research: Megatrends in e-learning provision
Employer Stories: Blended CHEERS Programme brings Good Health
Date: February 04, 2008 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: benefits, blended learning, culture, custom content, customer care, empowerment, engaging trainers, IT availability, IT skills, location, managers support, measuring value, qualification
A classic example of IT systems introduction with improved performance and faster route to competence for new hires.
Employer Stories: Uniaid engages 2.3 million learners
Uniaid together with Epic were given a special mention for achieving widespread adoption of learning in this year's e-learning awards
Making the most of technology could boost UK economy by £35 billion - new research highlights critical importance of IT & Telecoms to UK and ...
Employer Stories: Kirklees Metropolitan Council
Employer Stories: LB Brent - e-learning on a budget
LB Brent - finalist in 2006 e-learning award for e-learning on a budget
Employer Stories: Cadburys Schweppes - reskilling dispersed audiences fast!
How Cadbury's Schweppes embedded learning into the roll out of their new performance management system
Employer Stories: Coca-Cola- virtual Leadership programme
Employer Stories: Doctors.net use e-learning to prevent future crisis
Employer Stories: The Dental Chanel increases e-learning Takeup
Employer Stories: CareUK: Winning a return in the care industry
Employer Stories: NHS Wales pilots light touch NVQ
Technology enables delivery of precision IT User skills
Employer Stories: e-learning at Sadeh Lok
A short video testimony about e-learning in a small business
Employer Stories: Scottish Prison Service
Date: October 26, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: blended learning, compliance, custom content, engaging trainers, gathering feedback, involving managers, learners, learner support, managers support, marketing, measuring value
The role of e-learning in respecting individuals and recognising rights.
Employer Stories: BAE systems' learning journey
A journey towards e-learning maturity
Employer Stories: Department of Work and Pensions
See how technology has transformed strategic learning interventions at the DWP
Employer Stories: Informal learning at Student Loans Company
Date: August 22, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: blended learning, culture, empowerment, engaging trainers, innovation, involving managers, IT availability, Job Aids, learner engagement, learners, learner support, managers support, Motivation, productivity
Addressing the learning needs of the google generation.
Research: Meeting needs of small businesses
Latest research from e-learn2work looks at how small businesses are using technology and their attitudes to developing skills with technology
Employer Stories: Virgin Atlantic Airways demonstrate return on investment
Employer Stories: UKI Partnerships introduce eNVQs for contact centre staff
Date: May 13, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: benefits, blended learning, culture, customer care, e-assessment, empowerment, FE&Skills, IT availability, Job Aids, learner engagement, learners, learner support, managers support, measuring value, productivity, qualification
Date: March 27, 2007 Keywords: learners
Employer Stories: Crown Prosecution Service
Date: February 14, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: benefits, blended learning, compliance, culture, engaging trainers, gathering feedback, induction, learner engagement, learners, location, managers support, managing change, platforms, Social Media
Employer Stories: BT - mobile learning for field engineers
Date: February 12, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: Alignment, award winning, benefits, blended learning, compliance, culture, empowerment, gathering feedback, innovation, involving managers, Job Aids, learner engagement, learners, managing change, measuring value, mobile, platforms, productivity, rapid development, strategy
Employer Stories: The Priory Group
Date: February 02, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: award winning, benefits, blended learning, collaboration, custom content, customer care, empowerment, engaging trainers, gathering feedback, induction, involving managers, learner engagement, learners, managers support, managing change, marketing, measuring value, Motivation, productivity, strategy, Talent Management
Employer Stories: Whitbread EL-Box Boxing Clever
Date: January 01, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: award winning, benefits, blended learning, compliance, culture, custom content, customer care, e-assessment, empowerment, gathering feedback, innovation, involving managers, IT skills, Job Aids, learner engagement, learners, learner support, location, managers support, marketing, measuring value, mobile, Motivation, platforms, qualification, strategy
Employer Stories: Polymers Pilot Project
Date: January 01, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: benefits, blended learning, custom content, e-assessment, empowerment, engaging trainers, gathering feedback, learner engagement, learners, managers support, measuring value, Motivation, productivity, qualification
Employer Stories: Safeway Stores
Employer Stories: University on the Shop Floor
Date: January 01, 2007 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: blended learning, empowerment, induction, innovation, involving managers, learner engagement, learners, location, measuring value, opensource, platforms, productivity, small business
Employer Stories: RBS:impact of new technologies on staff learning
Employer Stories: Cable & Wireless
Employer Stories: BBC - sharing knowledge with podcasts, wiki's and blogs
Employer Stories: Alpha Airports Group
Employer Stories: Hilton International Inc
Employer Stories: BMW
Date: July 20, 2006 Posted by: Nige Howarth Keywords: award winning, blended learning, compliance, culture, engaging trainers, innovation, Job Aids, learner engagement, learners, productivity, qualification, Social Media, strategy
Employer Stories: Virtual Centre of Learning Excellence ( Manufacturing in NE)
Employer Stories: Frontline - elearning for customer support
Employer Stories: NHS Information Authority
Employer Stories: BBC - Line Communications
Employer Stories: BT inclusivity project
Employer Stories: Computeach - Coaching and Mentoring
Employer Stories: Reuters