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In-Focus: Capturing and Sharing Company Know-How (2017)

In-Focus: Capturing and Sharing Company Know-How (2017)

How organisations can uncover and harness the wealth of knowledge residing in their workforce, and in their extended enterprise.

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Unlocking Potential: The Fast Facts

Short on time? Get the major highlights of our Learning Benchmark Report in one concise, relevant summary.

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Unlocking Potential: Releasing the potential of the business and its people through learning

Our 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report brings evidence-based tactics for business success to the hands of L&D teams.

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The Learner Voice: Part 3

What can millennials teach us about supporting learning in the workplace?

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Risk in the C-Suite: It’s time to unleash the power of your people

How moving to a C-suite-led 'learning organisation' strategy helps you manage risk and prepare for the future.

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In-Focus: Transforming Formal Learning

Successful organisations are engaging in new approaches to learning and performance, but formal learning opportunities need to change.

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Sector Benchmark Report: Embracing Change in the IT and Telecoms Sector

This report explores the ITT sector’s ability to identify critical factors that will help them deliver outcomes that benefit business.

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Beta Data: Live Trends from the 2016 Towards Maturity Benchmark

We bring you early insights on the aspirations and challenges that L&D teams face in 2016.

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In-Focus: Making an Impact: How L&D Leaders Can Demonstrate Value (2016)

New measures of learning impact, how employees want to learn and why it is imperative for L&D to act now.

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Sector Benchmark Report: Embracing Change in Retail Businesses (2016)

Powerful evidence to help L&D teams in the retail sector ensure that learning experiences lead to greater results for business.

In-focus: Preparing for the Future of Learning

In-Focus: Preparing for the Future of Learning (2016)

This report presents the evidence for leaders in L&D to reflect on changing approaches workplace learning & consider future skills.

In-Focus: Learning and Performance on the Move (2016)

In-Focus: Learning and Performance on the Move (2016)

This report presents the evidence for L&D leaders to consider on how to respond to the changing mobility of the workforce.

Sector Benchmark Report: Embracing Change in Mid-Sized Businesses (2016)

Sector Benchmark Report: Embracing Change in Mid-Sized Businesses (2016)

Can MSBs embrace change and allow their L&D to e-enable their training programmes, so as to impact on on business bottom line?

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getAbstract's Review of Embracing Change Scores 8/10

Short on time? Towards Maturity's Industry Benchmark Report scored highly in getAbstract's summary. Download it here.

In-Focus: 70+20+10=100 (2016)

In-Focus: 70+20+10=100: The Evidence Behind The Numbers

This brand-new report provides fresh evidence looking at the actions behind the numbers and the impact on performance.

In-Focus: The Consumer Learner at Work (2016)

In-Focus: The Consumer Learner at Work (2016)

Our latest research sheds light on what motivates learners to invest in online learning.

Towards Maturity Impact Indicators

The history behind the Towards Maturity Impact indicators and 3 tips for using them to build business buy-in.

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Embracing Change: Improving Performance for Business, Individuals and the L&D Team

Now 12 years of research, this year's Industry Benchmark Report looks at how the L&D industry can move forward.

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Embracing Change: Fast Facts

Get the headline figures from the 2015-16 Industry Benchmark Report before you read the full report.

In-Focus: Excellence in Compliance Training (2015)

In-Focus: Excellence in Compliance Training (2015)

New research highlights how to shift compliance training from 'tick in a box' to creating a culture of compliance.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report: Mid-Sized Businesses

This report brings fresh insight into how businesses with 250-999 staff are investing and benefiting from e-learning.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report - Professional Services

Can this sector up its game in implementing new IT systems & to help inform customers of new products and services through e-learning?

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report - Finance and Insurance

Use of technology-enabled learning is high on the agenda to help implement new processes & products. How close does this sector get?

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report - Energy and Utilities

With high expectations, can this sector harness e-learning to increase programme efficiency and reduce costs?

In-Focus: Excellence in Leadership Development

In-Focus: Excellence in Leadership Development: Energising Leaders Through Technology

New research sponsored by KPMG highlights a lack of leadership development programme impact on business benefits.

In-Focus: Building Staff Engagement

In-Focus Update: Building Staff Engagement (2015)

This updated In-Focus report tracks the progress made over the last 3 years and reminds us of the tactics of high performing teams.

In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business

In-Focus Update: Aligning Learning to Business (2015)

This updated report reviews the progress that L&D leaders are making in aligning learning to business.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report - Manufacturing

This is a sector with impressive goals for its e-learning but how much of it is being harnessed fully to add to business bottom line?

Beta Data: Live Trends from the 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark

Hot off the press - Check out the most up to date Towards Maturity 2015 Benchmark Discoveries here!

Health Sector Benchmark Report 2015

2015 Health Sector Benchmark Report

This sector has great vision for technology-enabled learning, but is still looking for ways to overcome barriers and increase its ROI.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report: IT & Telecoms

This sector is leading the way in customer-activated learning, compliance and product rollouts - but not without its challenges.

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2015 Retail Sector Benchmark Report

Invaluable insights that will help L&D teams in Retail & Wholesale Trade deliver great results.

#BetaData: Findings from the Latest Compliance Study

Towards Maturity releases early insights and valuable tips from L&D and compliance leaders around the globe.

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The Learner Voice: Part 2

Challenge your assumptions: How do managers, sales people and new starters really learn what they need to do their job?

L&D: Evolving Roles, Enhancing Skills

L&D: Evolving Roles, Enhancing Skills

New CIPD/Towards Maturity research looks at the skills gaps that need to be addressed if L&D are to respond more effectively to change.

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Is Your Compliance Training Holding You Back?

Benchmark your compliance programmes with the best of the best and get immediate feedback on how to improve engagement and results.

In-Focus: Building Workforce Competency

In-Focus: Building Workforce Competency (2015)

This In-Focus report shares practical tips and checklists for building competency in your organisation.

World Flags

Gaining Global Buy-in: New Learning Research Insights

Read 6 tips for global L&D leaders and our latest findings on learning strategy in global organisations.

9 Fresh Insights for Modernising Leadership Training

Check out these early insights from our current study and find out how your programmes compare.

New Study Launch on Leadership Development

We invite L&D leaders to contribute to the latest industry research into innovative and successful leadership development programmes.

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Modernising Learning: Delivering Results (2014)

The launch of the 2014-15 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study, Modernising Learning: Delivering Results.

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Fast Facts: Modernising Learning: Delivering Results

The 2014-15 Towards Maturity Benchmark study in numbers! Just click and share!

Modernising Learning: Delivering Results - The Business Leader's Perspective

Dr Chai Patel Chairman of HC-One challenges business and learning leaders to take action in his foreword to the 2014-15 Benchmark Study

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In-Focus: Talent Optimisation (2014)

This In-Focus report shares nine tips for optimising talent in your organisation

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Towards Maturity Global Benchmark Briefing: Australasia

How does technology-enabled learning in Australasia differ from the UK, and what lessons can we learn from each other?

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In-Focus: Building Staff Engagement (2014)

New Towards Maturity Research highlights seven steps for improving staff engagement through technology enabled learning

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In-Focus: Mobile Learning at Work (2014)

Powerful research on nearly 500 hundred organisations shows how mobile technology can be successfully incorporated into the workplace.

Modernising Learning: Cut through the noise with the 2014 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study

Insights from 600 L&D Leaders around the globe to help you accelerate progress and deliver results

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In-Focus: Lessons from MOOCs for Corporate Learning (2014)

Six lessons from MOOCs to improve corporate learning design

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In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2014)

Download this updated In-Focus report for 7 tips to help L&D effectively integrate learning and business priorities.

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Spotlight: Learning Innovation in the Charity Sector (2014)

Powerful evidence for L&D profesionals in the Charity sector:What is working? What isn't? How to improve results?

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Towards Maturity Learner Voice Part 1

New research from Towards Maturity - how 2,000 learners in the private sector are learning what they need to do their jobs!

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Spotlight: Driving Innovation in Automotive Dealership Training (2014)

A new Towards Maturity Report on learning innovation in the Automotive sector sponsored by Raytheon Professional Services

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In-Focus: Learning in the Mobile Enterprise (2014)

Newly published research looks at how to support new flexible ways of working with new ways of learning.

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Infographic: Implementing the New Learning Agenda

Download and share this framework for learning and business success in 2014.

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Spotlight: 21st Century Learning for 21st Century Legal Firms

New research shows the legal sector how technology-enabled learning can prepare it for the 21st Century business environment.

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New Learning Agenda Launched By Towards Maturity

Press release - Laura Overton celebrates 10 years of longitudinal data with 9 themes from the 2013 Benchmark Report 2013

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In-Focus: 5 Practical Ideas for Embedding Learning into the Workflow (2013)

This new report looks at the huge importance of integrating learning into the workplace & the important role technology has to play

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In-Focus: Reinvigorating Compliance Training (2013)

New compliance training study released today shows the hopes and realities of technology-enabled compliance training.

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Spotlight: Professional Services (2013)

New Professional Services L&D Benchmark report now available in the Towards Maturity Shop

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In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2013)

A New Towards Maturity In-Focus Report coming soon to introduce the Towards Maturity Alignment Index

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In-Focus: Online Experiential Learning: Helping Individuals Practise and Perform (2013)

New Towards Maturity In-Focus Paper sheds light on how to use online experiential learning to build skills at work

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Spotlight: Finance Sector (2013)

New Spotlight on Finance Report now available - How do you compare with your peers?


Towards Maturity Automotive Benchmark 2013

New benchmark study to support effective learning innovation in the automotive sector. NOW AVAILABLE

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New Learning Agenda - Talent:Technology:Change

The 2013 Towards Maturity Benchmark brings speed to change for L&D professionals - download it today

Reinvigorate your compliance training!

First study of it's kind to investigate how to improve compliance training!

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Towards Maturity Reflections on the 2013 CIPD Learning and Talent Development Survey

Why the industry has to move beyond course completions as our indicator of learning technology success!

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In-Focus: Mobile Learning at Work (2013)

New report uses independent research findings to highlight practical ways to implement m-learning successfully

Bridging the Gap - New Infographic for 2012 Towards Maturity Benchmark

New infographic illustrates e-learning benchmark findings to help you set targets and strategy for 2013


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


Business Leader Perspective - Towards Maturity 2012 Benchmark

Richard Beaven, Customer Services Director, at Lloyds Banking Group, provides business perspective on latest benchmark.

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New In-Focus Report Learning Innovation for Leadership Development

New In-Focus report, supported by our Founding Ambassador EPIC as part of their Forward Thinking programme.

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Immersive learning environments - what's working and what's not?

Improving confidence and increasing engagement - early findings and news from latest study.


The 2012-13 Towards Maturity Benchmark

Bookmark this page for the latest news about the 2012-13 Towards Maturity Benchmark

New study - Helping individuals practice and perform

How can technology help build practical skills that translate to real world goals & needs? Let us know your ideas in a new quick study

Innovative learning for great customer service strategies

A new study to help compare and improve how you use learning technologies to drive better relationships with customers

Discover innovative learning approaches to boost your customer strategy

Compare and improve how you use learning technologies to drive better relationships with customers

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Sector benchmarks help you build performance

25% discount for all Towards Maturity Research Community and ELN members for new Spotlight sector benchmarks.

New Infographic highlights European Learning Technology landscape

Share this infographic of key findings from the 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark to help you grab stakeholder attention!

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Boosting Business Agility - Table of Contents

What will you find in the 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark released today?

Harnessing live online learning

Speedy benchmark study in partnership with REDTRAY digs deeper into how live online learning is being used.

Driving results with learning technologies in the Automotive Sector

A new report commissioned by Toyota Europe Europe investigates how the automotive sector is adopting learning technologies

Mobile learning for the NHS- lessons for all

Study by Epic shares learner insights to inform mobile learning strategy

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Towards Maturity 2011 Benchmark Study

Download Boosting Business Agility - the 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark


Reinventing Leadership Development - A new TM Benchmark

A new Towards Maturity Benchmark investigating how technology is enabling leadership development

Social Media contribution to informal learning

The role of social media in learning - 2 research perspectives from CARA Group (USA) and Towards Maturity (UK)


What are your expectations for the next 10 years?

Tell us your expectations of e-learning in the next 10 years & have a chance to win a free place at Learning Technologies 2011.

Accelerating Performance

Launch of 2010-11 Towards Maturity Benchmark survey

News - L&D must seize the day or risk losing credibility says new Towards Maturity Benchmark Survey

Preliminary findings from TM 2010 Benchmark now released

Initial findings from UK's most comprehensive learning technology benchmark now available.

Understanding Learners at Work

What do we really know about learners in our organisation? Insights from research with 3000 learners!

Sharing best implementation practice - what do you want to know?

We'll be preparing our 2010 benchmark report over the summer- please tell us what you want to see in it!


New Research from Cegos - staff driving skills development

Staff driving skills development across Europe ( but are L&D holding them back?!)

Outstanding industry support for Towards Maturity 2010 benchmark

NEWS: This 4th longitudinal study represents a unique industry collaboration to improve the impact of learning technologies at work

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Towards Maturity 2010 Learning Technology Benchmark

Accelerating Performance - the 2010-11 Towards Maturity Benchmark Survey was launched on 25th November 2010. Download for free today.

Is the CIPD 2010 Learning & Talent survey missing a trick?

Some great new research from CIPD but is it missing out on important trends for L&D?

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33 Reasons Why e-Learning Projects Fail

Many large and small scale e-learning projects fail. What are the reasons?

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Towards Maturity Impact Indicator looks at e-learning effectiveness in the workplace

NEW: e-learning improves efficiency & agility but L&D departments are missing a trick by not demonstrating the value of their offering


Delivering results with learning technology in the workplace -new research from Becta

New research from Becta consolidates evidence for employer efficiencies and tangible business benefits.

How does UK learning technology use really compare with the US?

We take a look at latest research from the ASTD to see how UK application of learning technology compares with the US.

Impact - Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning

Towards Maturity benchmark research has been published in inaugural copy of new journal from ELNET Australia.

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‘Determining the ROI of an Online English as a Second Language Program’

‘Determining the ROI of an Online English as a Second Language Program’ research paper

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Towards Maturity Benchmark for Third Sector

Towards Maturity has teamed with the Charity Learning Consortium to provide e-learning benchmark for the Charity and Voluntary Sectors.

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New Towards Maturity Impact Indicator

New research investigating the bottom line business benefits from investing in learning technologies

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Evidence for Change

Towards Maturity's research programme to consolidate evidence about the impact of learning technologies on business outcomes

EU Skills reports ROI from soft skills development

EU Skills Research Proves Link Between Productivity and Soft skills

How would you rate your web conferencing skills?

The use of Web conferencing tools is increasing but how confident are you to take advantage of them?


e-learning Survey Results from LMMatters & Training Zone

Latest e-learning survey findings from LMMatters & Training Zone confirm trends in current economic climate.


Comparing attitudes of staff and training professionals

This great research from Cegos highlights the gap between what employees across Europe want from learning and what HR are delivering

Embedding elearning in large companies - Ufi Oct 2004

Delivering more with less - Masie Centre Barometer findings

We compare L&D spend between Q4 08 and Q1 09 using latest findings from the Masie Centre


Serious virtual worlds and immersive learning

Two recent research reports from JISCinfoNet into Serious Virtual Worlds and Immersive Learning provide invaluable background.

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Driving Business Benefits - 2009 Towards Maturity Benchmark Review

Driving Business Benefits – 2009 e-learning Benchmark review. Research to help you deliver more from your investments.

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Driving Business Benefits - The latest Towards Maturity Benchmark review will be released on the 28th of January.

Games in the Military

Looking to make robust decisions on games for learning? Check out research from defence sector which has lessons for all

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Essential Learning - the employee perspective

New research from Skillsoft provides valuable insights into employee motivation across the globe.

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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.


e-learning benefits lessons from Higher education

Evidence from Higher education on exploring the tangible benefits of e-learning provides interesting insights for business


To Buy or Build Survey

Research Evidence from Red Tray supports 'Towards Maturity' findings.


Hidden Skills - employee's perspective on untapped potential

Insights into motivation and engagemnt from Learndirect Business survey with 1950 learners


Linking Learning to Business - original research 2004

Original research looking at the characteristics of successful e-learning implementations and what learners in the work place thought.

e-learning standards - let us know what you think

e-learning standards are useful tools but how do we really use them - your opportunity to contribute to the debate

CIPD annual research

CIPD launch 10th annual survey this month

Megatrends in e-learning provision

NEW IT &Telecoms Insights report 'Technology Counts'

Making the most of technology could boost UK economy by £35 billion - new research highlights critical importance of IT & Telecoms to UK and ...

Online Learning and leadership development - CMI research October 2007

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

Learners of the Future

Additional evidence for learner preferences in the workplace

Towards Maturity - technology boosts workplace skills

e-learning at work - systematic literature review

Beyond e-learning Practical Insights from the USA

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Contect to FutureLab's review of e-assessment plus other useful resources and links

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Towards Maturity Interview with Michael Watkins Toolwire part 2

Date: September 08, 2011  Keywords: award winning, e-assessment, learner engagement

Winner of the IITT's instructional designer of the year outlines a new approach to online assessment.

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