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Welcome to the Towards Maturity on-line shop, where we have available for purchase research reports covering a wide variety of different industry sectors. These comprehensive reports have been drawn from over 4,400 organisations and over 18,000 learners across all industry sectors, and demonstrate current effective practices in technology-enabled learning. Find your sector report and discover how your organisation can also use learning technologies to impact business performance and increase take-up of learning and qualifications.  
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2015 Sector Benchmark Report – Manufacturing

In this report, we take a closer look at data gathered confidentially from up to 55 respondents in the Manufacturing sector.

This report compares the average response from organisations in the Manufacturing sector with average responses from over 600 organisations that completed our 2014-15 benchmark research.

It provides an insight into the drivers, benefits, skills and technologies used by the sector. We review the strengths and weaknesses of implementation practices, as compared with top learning companies who are achieving the highest impact from their implementation of learning technologies in the workplace.

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Towards Maturity Dinner

By invitation only – contact marnie@towardsmaturity.org


“Preparing
today to understand the future for L&D” with Richard Bevan at JP Morgan dining rooms, 25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5JP.

Price: £75.00

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Advisory Services Voucher

Towards Maturity has many years experience of working with blue chip organisations in the UK, USA & overseas. With in-depth understanding of the issues, challenges, solutions and cultural differences in global businesses, our advisory services help business leaders harness learning innovation for strategic advantage.

 

Price: £500.00

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The 2015 Sector Benchmark Report – Energy and Utilities

The 2015 Energy and Utilities Sector Benchmark Report takes a close look at data gathered confidentially from 30 respondents in the Energy and Utilities sector. This report compares the average response from organisations in the Energy and Utilities sector with average responses from over 600 organisations that completed our 2014-15 benchmark research.

It provides an insight into the drivers, benefits, skills and technologies used by the sector. We review the strengths and weaknesses of implementation practices, as compared with top learning companies who are achieving the highest impact from their implementation of learning technologies in the workplace.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report – Health

The 2015 Sector Benchmark Report for Health is now available to purchase. Powerful evidence to help L&D teams deliver great learning results is available thanks to the support of our Towards Maturity Ambassadors.

In this report, we take a closer look at data gathered confidentially from 31 respondents in the Health sector, examining what strategies and approaches are delivering the best results and what is holding this sector back from enjoying a return on investment in technology-enabled learning.

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In-Focus MOOCs Report 2014

This In Focus Report draws on data from over 500 participants in the 2013 Towards Maturity Benchmark in order to explore what aspects of learning design can be drawn from MOOCs and applied effectively to learning in the corporate world to support the demands of today’s learners.

Corporate learning is beginning to embrace the concept of MOOCs, accessing a wealth of free, quality content and are realising the extent to which their staff are engaging in online CPD independently.

The report has been sponsored by Towards Maturity Ambassador, IMC, which enables you to download this report free of charge here.

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2015 Retail Sector Benchmark Report

The 2015 Retail Sector Benchmark Report takes a close look at data gathered confidentially from up to 32 respondents in the Retail sector. This report compares the average response from organisations in the Retail sector with average responses from over 600 organisations that completed our 2014-15 benchmark research.

Through a process of comparison with industry benchmarks, learning from those organisations that are achieving the best results from implementing an e-enabled learning culture, we can hope to improve performance and impact of learning and development programmes across all those in the Retail sector.

This study has been independently conducted by Towards Maturity and supported by our Ambassador, Kallidus.

To download your free copy click here.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report – Professional Services

The 2015 Professional Services Sector Benchmark Report takes a close look at data gathered confidentially from up to 55 respondents in the Professional Services sector. This report compares the average response from organisations in the Professional Services sector with average responses from over 600 organisations that completed our 2014-15 benchmark research.

It provides an insight into the drivers, benefits, skills and technologies used by this sector and we review the strengths and weaknesses of implementation practices, as compared with top learning companies who are achieving the highest impact from their implementation of learning technologies in the workplace.

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2015 Sector Benchmark Report – Finance and Insurance

The 2015 Finance and Insurance Sector Benchmark Report takes a close look at data gathered confidentially from over 44 respondents in the Finance and Insurance sector. This report compares the average response from organisations in the Finance and Insurance sector with average responses from over 600 organisations that completed our 2014-15 benchmark research.

It provides an insight into the drivers, benefits, skills and technologies used by the sector. We review the strengths and weaknesses of implementation practices, as compared with top learning companies who are achieving the highest impact from their implementation of learning technologies in the workplace.

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2014 TM Benchmark – Modernising Learning Delivering Results

TM’s 2014 – 15 Benchmark Report will challenge both business leaders’ and learning leaders’ current perception of learning at work and how it can support business transformation.

Building on the evidence established from 3,500 L&D leaders and 15,000 learners gathered since 2003, this study revisits the New Learning Agenda introduced last year and explores how it is being used as a roadmap for modernising learning.

The 2014 Benchmark research has been made possible thanks to the funding support of the Towards Maturity Ambassadors who share our passion for ensuring that independent research and advice is freely available. Download here.

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Modernising Learning – TM Benchmark 2014 Executive Summary

We are proud to announce the 2014-15 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study, Modernising Learning: Delivering Results.
This year’s Towards Maturity Benchmark Report is focused on modernising
learning because that is now the task in hand for the majority of L&D
teams.
We hope the evidence we present here combined with insights from top performers will help you in your journey to modernise your learning strategy.

Download the Executive Summary free of charge here.

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2014 TM Benchmark – Modernising Learning Delivering Results – Longitudinal trends

This is a complimentary report to the Towards Maturity Benchmark report 2014 – 2015, Modernising Learning Delivering Results. This study investigates changing trends in the way that organisations support workplace learning including skills diagnostics, learning delivery, support, management (of learners and content), informal and formal learning.

Download the Longitudinal report free-of-charge here.

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In-Focus: Building Staff Engagement (2014)

According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace report, only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work.

This report looks at the behaviour of the top learning companies in order to identify a number of practical ideas to help L&D professionals understand how engaged their staff are. It also looks at the benefits across the business, staff and L&D efficiency that can be expected as staff engagement is improved.

The report has been sponsored by Towards Maturity Ambassador, Acteon, which enables you to download this report free of charge here.

 

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In-Focus Talent Optimisation

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

This new In-Focus report from Towards Maturity, sponsored by our Ambassador Infor, provides new insights from top learning companies from the Towards Maturity Benchmark to help organisations optimise talent. It also highlights the leading role that L&D professionals can take in this process.

The report has been sponsored by Towards Maturity Ambassador, Infor, which enables you to download this report free of charge here.

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Towards Maturity Global Briefing – Australia and UK 2014

Towards Maturity Benchmark Global Briefing 2013-14, Technology-Enabled Learning Strategies: Australasia, asks searching questions around how does technology-enabled learning in Australasia differ from the UK and what lessons can we learn from each other?
In this report we compare the findings for benchmark participants from Australia and New Zealand with those from the UK, and we encourage readers to use this data within their L&D team to help deliver learning innovation that helps the business stay sharp, agile and ahead of the game.

 

Price: £200.00

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Mobile Learning in the Workplace 2014 – a new TM In-Focus Report

TM have released their latest In-Focus report titled ‘Mobile Learning at Work’ and is the second in the series that explores changing patterns of use of mobile learning at work.

With strong numerical data and an in-depth research about the L&D industry, the report sheds light on various trends and practices companies are employing with respect to mobile learning, how some of them are benefitting, and lays a path ahead for learning professionals to successfully incorporate mobile learning technologies within the corporate workspace.

The report has been sponsored by Towards Maturity Ambassador, Upside Learning, which enables you to download this report free of charge here.

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Towards Maturity Learner Voice Part 1

The Learner Voice is a new Towards Maturity series designed to help L&D managers challenge their assumptions about workplace learning and to identify new opportunities to connect with and engage their staff. In part 1 we look at how 2,000 learners in the private sector are learning what they need to do their jobs!
Download your copy free of charge here.

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TM Benchmark 2013 – Automotive Spotlight Report

Towards Maturity is pleased to release a new Spotlight Report, “Driving Innovation in Dealership Training for the Automotive Sector.” With data drawn from the TM Benchmark Report 2013 it focuses on key trends regarding learning innovation. The report takes an in-depth view at how the automotive sector is using technology-enabled learning to achieve more with less.
The report has been sponsored by Towards Maturity Ambassador, Raytheon Professional Services, which enables you to download this report free of charge here.

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Learning in the mobile enterprise – a new TM In-Focus Report

Recently published Towards Maturity In-Focus report looks at how to support new flexible ways of working with new ways of learning. Drawing on data from the TM Benchmark Report 2013 this In-Focus report explores three themes:

  • 1) How do people become more productive when they are working in a dispersed workplace?
  • 2) What do organisations need to do in order to advance/enable/engage the new, mobile, workforce?
  • 3) How must Learning and Development respond?

The report is free to download here thanks to our sponsor and Towards Maturity Ambassador, Redware.

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TM Benchmark 2013 – Legal Spotlight Report

Towards Maturity is pleased to release a new Legal Sector Spotlight Report, “21st Century Learning for 21st Century Legal Firms”. With data drawn from the TM Benchmark Report 2013 it focuses on key trends regarding learning innovation in the legal sector.

The Report takes an in-depth view at learning innovation in legal firms based and compares L&D practices within the sector to the approaches of others around the globe.

The report has been sponsored by Towards Maturity Ambassador, Commelius, which enables you to download this report free of charge here.

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New Learning Agenda – Talent Technology Change

Towards Maturity are proud to launch our 2013-14 Towards Maturity Benchmark, which outlines a New Learning Agenda for business and learning leaders to share to deliver 21st century learning that supports the priorities of 21st century learners and organisations.
The report draws on data

from:

  • 538 L&D professionals from 481 companies – over 4 million staff
  • 44 countries
  • 63% UK: 37% international
  • 68% private sector
  • 75% with over 500 staff: 41% with over 5,000 staff
  • 47% multinationals
  • 71% managerialresponsiblity

Download the report free-of-charge here.

 

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New Learning Agenda – Talent Technology Change, Longitudinal

This is a complimentary report to the Towards Maturity Benchmark report 2013 – 2014, The New Learning Agenda. This study looks at the trends in the use and implementation of learning technologies in the workplace, including skills diagnostics, learning delivery, support, management (of learners and content), informal and formal learning.

 

Download the Longitudinal report free-of-charge here.

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Towards Maturity Meeting and Networking Dinner Certificate

Towards Maturity Meeting and Networking Dinner Certificate

Price: £98.00

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Spotlight on Professional Services 2013

The SPOTLIGHT on Professional Services REPORT provides valuable insights into how to drive the transformation of learning and development in this sector and integrate it into the workplace. We review the strengths and weaknesses of implementation practices, as compared with top learning companies who are achieving the highest impact from their implementation of learning technologies in the workplace.

If you are an L&D professional in the sector this report has been designed to help you to take action!

 

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Spotlight on Finance 2013

The SPOTLIGHT ON FINANCE REPORT provides an insight into the how the sector is developing their e-enabled learning strategy. We review the strengths and weaknesses of implementation practices, as compared with top learning companies who are achieving the highest impact from their implementation of learning technologies in the workplace.

We are able to make the SPOTLIGHT ON FINANCE REPORT for 2013 availble free of charge thanks to one of our Founding Ambassadors, Brightwave who are also the sponsors of our Finance Benchmarking Group. Download here free of charge.

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Reinvigorating Compliance Training

The new In-Focus Report provides an insight into the vital importance of technology in compliance training. Why have face-to-face sessions when you can provide engaging, cheaper and more personalised content online? Well, that’s the promise. But does e-enabled learning content deliver on that promise?

 

In this Towards Maturity report we lift the lid on how organisations are using technology enabled learning to deliver compliance content that leads to behaviour change. The report is free to download here thanks to our sponsor SAI Global.

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5 practical ideas for Embedding learning into the workflow

In Towards Maturity’s new In-Focus Report we look at the massive importance of integrating learning into the workplace and the vital position that technology has to play this role.

 

It is no wonder that 9 out of 10 L&D professionals in the 2012 Towards Maturity Benchmark believe that it is critical or very important to integrate learning and development more effectively into the workplace. The trouble is that we are not very good at doing it! The report is free to download here thanks to our sponsor IMC.

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Benchmark Industry Group Associate Membership

This Benchmark Industry Group Associate Membership entitles you to join your chosen industry group for a year. Establish how your organisation compares with the leaders in your sector.
Normal price of Associate Membership is £1000 plus vat. As a promotional price, we’re offering this membership for £500 plus vat.

 

 

 

Benefits include –

  • Participation in 3 workshops and networking events per year
  • Industry sector benchmarking
  • Receive your industry sector report
  • One year’s Premium Membership of the Benchmark Centre

Participation is by invitation only, please contact Marnie@towardsmaturity.org for details of sector groups, membership criteria, conditions and availability.

Price: £500.00

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Online Experiential Learning – A new Towards Maturity In-Focus report

This new In-Focus report introduces immersive online experiencial learning, and explores how employers are using these technologies to build new skills and where they fit into the learning process.

This In-Focus report has been independently researched and written by the Towards Maturity team and is sponsored by our Ambassador Toolwire. Download here for free.

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Premium Access Upgrade Certificate

Premium membership entitles you to all publications in this book shop free-of-charge. The Towards Maturity Benchmark Centre is an online service with tools and resources that helps organisations get better results, faster from their investment in learning technologies. As a promotional price, we’re offering this membership for £600 plus vat.

To view our Benchmark Centre.

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Mobile Learning at Work – A New Towards Maturity In-Focus Report

A 16 page free In-Focus report – Mobile Learning at Work – identifies the key trends in m-learning, helping organisations understand how their peers are using this growing learning technology and how to plan effectively.

This In-Focus report was commissioned by Upside Learning, a Towards Maturity Ambassador. Download here for free.

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In-Focus Report – Learning Innovation for Leadership Development

Today’s leaders and managers have to drive business in a VUCA world – one which is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous – and this demands new approaches and new thinking. Those leaders who have been trained in old style management thinking will be ill prepared for working in this new environment.

 

It is free-of-charge thanks to Epic, a Founding Ambassador of the Towards Maturity Ambassador Programme. Download the report here.

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2012 Benchmark Report – Bridging the gap

In Towards Maturity’s 2012 Benchmark Report – Bridging the Gap – Integrating learning and work, we examine:

  • > The bottom line benefits – unmissible evidence to help build your business case
  • > Top Trends – separating the hype from reality
  • > 7 missed L&D opportunities
  • > Learning from the top performers

Use the study to help you to stay on top of your game through benchmarking with others.
Richard Beaven, Customer Services Director, General Insurance at Lloyds Banking Group. Download free of charge here.

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Towards Maturity 2011 Benchmark Study

The report explores the impact of learning technologies on business agility, business impact, efficiency and talent management and investigates the implemenation behaviours of top performers.

Craig McCoy, HR Director of Bupa Health and Wellbeing comments in the foreword:
‘If HR is looking to establish a credible relationship with the business, we can’t afford to ignore the tangible business benefits illustrated by this report…’ Download the report free-of-charge here.

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Retail

The Retail sector is one of the most highly motivated sectors in its expectations of what learning technologies can deliver. Over 50% of staff in these organisations are now accessing technology-enabled learning. However, with benefits attributed to use of learning technologies decreasing in almost every area of business, what can the retail sector do so that learning technologies begins to meet its own expectations and improve business perforance? Read on…

 

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Professional Services

Organisations in the Professional Services sector are achieving significant cost savings on compliance-related e-learning. They are delivering greater business agility, improving the ability to roll out new products, processes and IT systems. However, learner engagement is still an area that needs to be improved. Read on to learn from this sector’s successes and challenges.

 

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Private and Public sector

Many public sector organisations are looking to technology to increase flexibility, access to learning, reduce costs and support organisational change. The report answers the big question: Have they achieved it?
The private sector is realising the benefits e-enabling more of its learning, but are there still lessons it can learn from both the public sector and not-for-profits? Read on…

 

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Manufacturing

Discover what organisations in the Manufacturing sector are doing with their use of learning technologies to achieve the highest reductions in time to competency. Also, discover what this sector can do to both explore a greater range of available technologies and how to implement them across the breadth of skills programmes they offer.

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Local Government

As a result of implementing learning technologies the Local Government sector has managed to achieve real savings, a critical factor when the sector faces ever decreasing training budgets. This report describes this sector’s energy to seek innovative and efficient solutions and to make use of a wide variety of delivery channels and learning resources.

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Learning Services

Maybe unexpectedly, Learning Services are leading the way in the use of social media to support learners and encourage collaborative learning. However, this report shows that many in the sector are, surprisingly, playing things safe and derive lower benefits than claimed by many of their customers. What could be going in the Learning Services sector? Read on…

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IT and Telecoms

Whilst this sector has some notable innovators in regard to eLearning technologies, the IT and Telecoms sector has not maintained the edge that we reported in 2010. This report describes how this has happened, and importantly, suggests ways in which it can learn from examples of high performing Learning and Development teams in other sectors.

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Health and Social Services

If you work in the Health and Social Care sector discover how the sector has developed a strong motivation towards e-learning, and how technology is starting to deliver improved efficiencies in learning and development. Also find out about the barriers facing this sector and what it can do to increase learner engagement and improve technology infrastructure.

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Finance and Insurance

Organisations in the Finance and Insurance sector take a conservative approach to learning technologies. This report shows that even though this sector does not embrace mobile and social networks in its eLearning, its learning technologies provide a great means of demonstrating job competence and ensuring compliance with their heavily regulated industry requirements.

 

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Central Government

The Central government and Public Administration sector has high expectations of their learning technologies. However, they are not realising many of the benefits they seek or achieving the time or cost savings other sectors can demonstrate.
Discover current good practice in this sector and also what can be done differently.

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