Accelerating Performance – Launch of 2010 TM Benchmark

by | Nov 11, 2010 | Articles

Towards Maturity, in association with the Learning and Skills Group – the professional membership arm of the Learning Technologies Conference, has lifted the lid on the learning technologies and how they are used to discover what the future holds. 

Towards Maturity’s 4th benchmark  report with private, public and not for profit organisations was launched at a Learning and Skills Group webinar on 25 November.

The hostile economic climate has, paradoxically, opened up huge opportunities for learning innovation to contribute to bottom line business performance. The L&D profession stands at a pivotal moment: it is armed with new opportunities to innovate and a market-place being forced to consider change; yet it also has a poor track record and perceptions as a cost centre, not a wealth creator. 1,200 organisations have now taken part in the Towards Maturity’s industry leading benchmark and as a result we now know more about how to drive the transformation of learning than ever before. We can’t afford to wait, it’s time to act.

The full results of the latest Towards Maturity Benchmark were unveiled and discussed at the Learning and Skills Group webinar on 25 November.

Laura Overton, Managing Director of Towards Maturity, delivered the webinar and explored:

  • How the last 18 months has changed the face of learning and development
  • Responding to demand – why we can’t afford to hold back
  • How to significantly improve efficiency, take up and business agility
  • Practical lessons that accelerate performance
  • How to benchmark against the top performers

Missed the webinar?
If you are a member of the Learning and Skills Group, the recording, the text chat and the PDF of the slides are all available on the webinar archive.

About Towards Maturity
Toward Maturity’s not for profit benchmark practice provides independent expert advice and support in using learning innovation to accelerate business performance. Towards Maturity leverages the wealth of data provided by its benchmark, an internationally recognised longitudinal study based on the inputs of 1200 organisations and 3000 learners over 7 years. Benchmark findings, case studies and resources are available to download for free on site.
http://www.towardsmaturity.org/

About Learning and Skills Group
The Learning and Skills Group (LSG) is an international community of learning and development professionals interested in organisational learning and the application of learning technology in the workplace. Membership provides online resources, collaborative tools and knowledge sharing opportunities. As the professional membership arm of the annual Learning Technologies and Learning and Skills conferences, the LSG enables interaction with L&D professionals and conference delegates, throughout the year.

About Learning Technologies 2011, 26 and 27 January 2011, Olympia 2, London
The Learning Technologies Exhibition and Conference is Europe’s leading showcase of the technology used for learning at work and provides a wealth of content from the leading exhibitors in the field and a free seminar programme running in five theatres in the exhibition hall. The conference, running alongside the exhibition has expert sessions on learning technology, strategy and the issues facing L&D from some of the leading learning thinkers and visionaries in the industry.

http://www.learningtechnologies.co.uk/

About Learning and Skills 2011, 26 and 27 January 2011, Olympia 2, London
Learning and Skills 2011 is co-located with the Learning Technologies Exhibition and Conference. The Learning and Skills exhibition showcases the entire spectrum of methods, products and services for workplace learning with a focus on people development, learning and performance, learning resources and HR systems and services and is built around a multi-streamed programme of free seminars in four theatres on the exhibition floor.

http://www.learningandskillsevents.com/

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