Towards Maturity release first Data Pulse report
Towards Maturity release first Data Pulse report exploring L&D’s relationship with data and how it can be used more effectively.
Earlier this year, Towards Maturity conducted their first L&D Data Pulse, with participation from over 150 L&D leaders in a variety of sectors and organisations of all sizes. This focused review, supported by Kineo, Filtered and HT2 Labs, explored the importance of measuring and using data in order to improve learning across businesses, with this brand-new report analysing why it is important to use data effectively, outlining pathways to success and real impact.
Having the skill to explore and analyse data is one of the highest priorities for future L&D teams as shown by 96% of 700+ L&D professionals from the Towards Maturity annual Health Check, which identifies that data analytics is a skill that will be needed in the next two years.
“At Kineo we’re delighted to have the chance to support this report, along with our partners at Filtered and HT2 Labs.”, comments Jez Anderson, Head of Consulting for Kineo. “For all of us, data – where it comes from, how we gather it, how we interpret it and how it helps us to serve learners – plays a huge part in the learning and development solutions we deliver for clients.”
This new report, “L&D’s relationship with data and how to use it effectively”, highlights the four key areas which emerged from the Pulse data. L&D leaders expect data to help them review and understand business problems, make suggestions that are beneficial at different levels of the business, track problems and enhance the learning experience.
However, the report also finds that L&D professionals are struggling to understand the data they collect and how it adds value. Clear barriers came through in the responses, such as organisations lacking in-house data skills and an overall lack of knowledge in using the data effectively. As a result, around one in ten organisations, who on average collect data on 14 areas, never analyse the data they collect. There are tremendous opportunities for L&D to harness data to continually improve the experience and process of learning across the business.
Download the full Pulse report, “L&D’s relationship with data and how to use it effectively”, free from our website now, thanks to the support of our ambassador Kineo, along with associate ambassadors Filtered and HT2 Labs.
About Towards Maturity
We help L&D professionals deliver successful learning strategies. Since 2003 we have generated data and insights from more than 7,500 learning professionals and 50,000 learners across 55 countries. We know what works and we know how learning innovation can directly improve key measures:
Growth > Transformation > Productivity > Profitability
We provide L&D with the support they need to bring together all key stakeholders in the learning journey, ensuring that the learning function works effectively to embed a high-performing learning culture across the business.
By applying the breadth and depth of our industry analytics and our robust, evidence-based approach, we can help connect learning decisions and outcomes to real business impact.
Towards Maturity announces departure of CEO and founder. Towards Maturity announces that CEO Laura Overton has taken the decision to step back as the business moves to its next phase of growth.
New research shows 29% of learning leaders are overwhelmed and under skilled. The biggest challenges to learning transformation are digital disruption, cultural resistance and L&D readiness. Towards Maturity’s latest report, based on its annual L&D Health Check research and launched at last week’s Learning Technologies 2019, reveals that in a time of constant change, L&D must use an evidence-based approach to work through the barriers to successful transformation.
Towards Maturity to launch ground breaking research to help learning professionals accelerate and activate change
Towards Maturity is set to release its 15th annual report, The Transformation Journey, at 5:30pm on 13th February at Learning Technologies 2019, providing powerful new evidence to help learning leaders establish strong foundations for delivering business impact.