Evidence is vital to backing up a case for change and even more powerful when internal data is being compared against high-performing learning organisations.
On 15 & 16 October at the NEC, Birmingham, the World of Learning Conference will enable Learning & Development (L&D) professionals to learn from industry leaders and to network with peers.
Emerald acquires Mind Tools and strengthens its position as a leading global learning business. Emerald Group, the global provider of research and learning resources, today announces the successful acquisition of Mind Tools, the digital learning and performance support company.
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.
Book your place on our LT Exchange sessions at Learning Technologies 2019! You chance to join discussions with learning leaders from the LT conference, for free on the exhibition floor.
New evidence from 10,000 workers dispel the myths that business leaders have about how they learn in the modern workplace.
New research finds 54% of learning is still being conducted solely in the classroom – but change is needed for formal learning to remain effective
Towards Maturity delve deeper into the dichotomy L&D are facing between formal learning and the desire for increased accessibility and availability. Supported by ambassadors, Raytheon Professional Services, this brand new In Focus report uncovers new insight into the most effective ways to improve formal learning by exploring what successful organisations are doing differently.
New Towards Maturity research shows that learning leaders are slow to adopt trending technologies.
Joint Research by Towards Maturity and Skillsoft Reveals the Impact of Leadership Development Technology on Organisational Success
Brand new research from Towards Maturity uncovers how high performing learning organisations are changing their leadership development experiences and how they are leveraging learning technologies to increase access, flexibility and drive real capability impact.
Towards Maturity is delighted to announce that Michelle Ockers, the highly experienced L&D strategist based in Australia, is joining the business as an expert analyst to strengthen their growing presence in the region.
Learning Transformation in the Health sector. Join learning leaders from across the health sector at our special event and share how learning transformation can help galvanise and transform the health sector.
Based on insights revealed by its own Transformation Curve research, published in January 2018, Towards Maturity is announcing a new focus on Learning Analyst services to help accelerate change and real impact in the learning industry.
Brand new research from Towards Maturity, supported by ambassadors Cognician, provides a guide to help L&D professionals build and create habits in their organisation, as a means to shape behaviour change and create a real business impact.
L&D is in the midst of a rapid transformation driven by fundamental changes in work, the workforce and the workplace. In this fast-changing environment, how can we embed successful leadership development to future-proof our organisations and gain a competitive advantage?
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.
Due to a high volume of requests, we’ve extended the Health Check until Tuesday 14th August 2018, so there is still enough time to take your review!
Although we would all like progress to be linear, constant and straightforward, it rarely is. Sometimes – often even – we need to stop and take a step back in order to go forward. Robert Wagner, Director at the CIPD Qualifications & Apprenticeship provider DPG plc tell us more.
Are you taking the right next steps in your transformation journey? Digital transformation is at the top of most business agendas and for some time L&D leaders around the globe understand the need to change to keep up.
“Small steps leading to real change” is what Martin Baker, CEO and founder of The Charity Learning Consortium says about our report ‘The Transformation Curve’. One of the key messages of the report is that transformation happens in stages and that organisations have to keep taking small steps in the right direction.
Learning and Development professionals around the globe are invited to find out by using the new Towards Maturity Health Check launched at the Learning and Technologies Summer Forum in London.
Towards Maturity release new report based on evidence from over 600 learning professionals and 10,000 learners to solve the communication divide
In today’s digital workplace, always-on technology offers new challenges to learning and organisational development professionals catering for the evolving needs of the modern workforce.
What do charities with highly engaged staff and volunteers do differently? Research with learning leaders in the charity sector, conducted by Towards Maturity, reveals lessons that practitioners from all sectors can learn from.
Towards Maturity are delighted to announce that Filtered, providers of an online education platform and Kineo, a global workplace learning company are now the official sponsors of Towards Maturity’s Pulse on using data within L&D.
New research shows that organisations who embrace learning are seeing a 24% increase in productivity and performance
Our recent research, The Transformation Curve, reveals that high-performing learning organisations, on average, are seeing a 24% increase in productivity and performance as a result of learning done well.
The global online launch of Towards Maturity’s Transformation Curve report provides learning teams with a new approach to digital transformation.
Laura Overton, CEO of learning research company Towards Maturity, has been named as the most influential person in the global elearning sector.
PR: New research signposts the route to business transformation in 2018
The actual number of organisations reporting achievement of some benefits in this year’s annual benchmark is still very low. So what is lacking, what are the current risks and how can we take strong steps forward?
New research from Towards Maturity and CrossKnowledge reveals that 91% of managers want to learn but only 61% have the time to do so.
L&D leaders in Australia and New Zealand are 11% more likely to solve problems through the use of learning technologies.
The benchmark gives L&D leaders a free opportunity to confidentially review their strategy, compare with top performers and identify the tactics they need to unlock potential in their organisation.
Evidence shows that user experience is key to instilling ownership in a learner’s routine and delivering business results.
In Focus: Solving the Compliance Conundrum lifts the lid on how global compliance programmes are evolving and what practices are required to adequately protect organisations
Towards Maturity launches inaugural study to bring global insights together with local data and help Australia and New Zealand drive industry change within L&D.
We’re drawing on 14 years of research with over 5,500 L&D leaders so drop in and pick up the keys you need to unlock your potential.
As it celebrates its 50th anniversary, Emerald Group further advances its lifelong aim of delivering research with a practical impact.
New research from Towards Maturity demonstrates how the new approaches to work-based learning are a long term talent investment that can pay out sustainable dividends.
The Towards Maturity Benchmark™ gives L&D leaders a free opportunity to confidentially review their strategy, compare with top performers and identify the tactics they need to unlock potential in their organisation.
Learning will propel the four critical levers of business success: growth, transformation, productivity and profitability
The New Learning Organisation – a powerful model demonstrating how business and people professionals need to develop a new approach to organisational learning.
When 96% of L&D leaders are looking to technology to help them boost performance, yet only 25% are achieving their goals, it’s time for a rethink.
Workstar joins the Towards Maturity Ambassador Programme to support the changing landscape in Australia.
PurpleMedia joins Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme to help learning teams reap increased agility and engagement.
Laura Overton will be speaking at the Lumesse Learning Lounge on 6 April – a free to attend one-day event offering a wealth of insight and inspiration.
Bray Leino Learning joins Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme, helping L&D leaders build robust learning cultures with evidence-based research.
Bob Little’s eagerly anticipated Movers and Shakers List for 2017 has now been published!
This research, sponsored by CrossKnowledge, considers how L&D leaders can enable and facilitate the sharing of knowledge across their organisation.
Cegos joins Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme to support the provision of independent, global data to inform L&D thinking.
We are pleased to announce that Dossier Solutions have joined us as our first Norwegian Ambassador.
Towards Maturity uses latest benchmark data to present evidence-based tactics that will accelerate change
Lack of progress on learning impact prompts Towards Maturity to provide a new statistical analysis, focusing on evidence-based shortcuts to business success.
Towards Maturity reveals what millennials can teach people professionals about supporting learning in the workplace.
New evidence shows senior executives new approaches can build business agility, sustain success and address talent and capability gaps.
A new report shows how the potential business return from innovation in the formal learning experience can be achieved by learning from top performing L&D teams.
Leading L&D benchmarking business extends reach and research capability in new alliance.
Record numbers of L&D leaders around the world have used the 2016 Towards Maturity Benchmark to review their strategy and pick up new ideas for modernising learning. So far, over 80% of them reported that the benchmarking process has provided them with new ideas to inspire action.
Press: Learning Impact Improves When L&D Work in Collaboration with Business, According to Towards Maturity Research
Report shows that L&D leaders are more able to demonstrate the value of learning when they work together with business leaders to solve performance problems.
Towards Maturity will be focusing on how L&D professionals can modernise their L&D strategy at the 2016 Learning Technologies Summer Forum.
Press: Research Shows Retailers Are Wedded to Formal Learning at Expense of Embracing Modern Learning Practices
London UK, 25 May 2016: New independent research from Towards Maturity, supported by Kallidus, reveals that the retail sector may be wedded to formal learning and has yet to explore the benefits of social and informal learning despite its growing commitment to investing in learning technologies and building its internal learning team.
Fit for Purpose, Fit for the Future: Towards Maturity Urges L&D Teams to Champion Performance Improvement
Towards Maturity calls on L&D teams to check their performance now, in order to help them prepare for the future.
The L&D function needs to ensure it has the skills it needs to deliver new learning, as a third of organisations plan to increase their training budget.
Award-winning e-learning provider Learning Pool has become a part of Towards Maturity’s Ambassador Programme, supporting its annual Industry Benchmark Study and joining forces to add value to the corporate learning industry.
L&D Playing Catch-up as Workers Adopt New Ways of Working and Learning, Says New Towards Maturity Research
A new report from the independent research organisation reveals that L&D teams are finding themselves trying to keep up, as workers set the pace with new ways of working and learning.
In February, our CEO and Founder Laura Overton was featured in Training Journal’s ‘Spotlight On…’ series of interviews – if you’re curious about the history of Towards Maturity and how it has become an independent voice in the world of L&D, the article provides some key highlights in our journey and explains why Laura founded the organisation.
Learning Transformation the Number One Priority for Delivering Business Impact, Towards Maturity Reveals
Survey reveals the action priorities of L&D professionals for delivering business impact in the coming year.
Global learning expert Charles Jennings teams up with research and benchmarking organisation Towards Maturity to debunk myths surrounding the 70:20:10 model for organisational learning.
Research on more than 2,000 potential workers reveals the gulf between learner aspirations and the experience of learning in the workplace.
Global research and benchmarking organisation Towards Maturity launches a year-long campaign to provide practical insights and resources to help L&D professionals demonstrate the impact of learning.
All users now require a Towards Maturity Global account to access the Benchmark Centre. If you have previously signed into the Benchmark Centre please register [TM reg form link] using the same email address in order to access your previous responses.
70% of L&D teams failing to improve business productivity, according to 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study
70% of L&D teams failing to improve business productivity, according to 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark study
London, UK: Today, Towards Maturity announced the findings of a new study sponsored by SAI Global, which found that despite an environment of record regulatory enforcements and personal liability for senior executives, most organisations are still applying a check-box approach to ethics and compliance training and failing to achieve the business goals they set out. This raises serious considerations for companies as they implement their programmes, with ethics and compliance failures continuing to dominate headlines.
Press: Leadership Development Programmes Having Little Business Impact, Towards Maturity Research Shows
Latest research from Towards Maturity shows that L&D teams are failing to develop leadership development programmes that improve individual and business performance.
Early findings from the 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study show that lack of skills is holding back L&D teams.
Reed Learning, a leading global provider of learning solutions and part of the REED Group, today announced that it is the newest member of the Towards Maturity Ambassador Programme, an elite group of industry leaders who support independent L&D benchmarking around the globe.
Since 2003, the Towards Maturity Benchmark Study™ has provided L&D leaders with confidential, individual feedback to improve the performance of their organisation, staff and L&D team. Now, the Personalised Benchmark Report™ received by all benchmark participants will include brand new indicators to demonstrate the extent to which L&D functions are implementing the 70:20:10 framework in their organisation.
Independent research by Towards Maturity launched at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum reveals that retailers are improving revenue, productivity and behavioural change amongst employees as a result of adopting technology-enabled learning, but there is still more opportunity to be had.
The 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark enables L&D Leaders to gather data on current learning activities to help shape future success
Latest research from Towards Maturity reveals that mid-sized businesses are failing to capitalise on the benefits of learning technologies, but brings hope by identifying opportunities for success within these organisations.
Laura Overton will be speaking at the CIPD L&D show in May. Come and be challenged, inspired and equipped to lead your team into the future.
Towards Maturity publish the first 3 of 11 sector benchmark reports that explore new learning models, effective practices and impact on organisational improvements
Skillsoft, DPG Global and GoodPractice join an elite group of industry leaders supporting independent L&D benchmarking around the globe.
Sign up for the 2014 Towards Maturity Benchmark launch on 6 November 2014.
London 28th October 2014: Towards Maturity will be launching the results of its biggest benchmark study into corporate learning. The launch webinar is free to attend and will take place on 6 November 2014 at 12:00 GMT.
Towards Maturity welcomes leading e-learning company, Sponge UK, into the thought-leadership Ambassador Programme, which supports Towards Maturity’s annual Benchmark Study aimed at helping businesses change and grow through learning innovation.
Towards Maturity and CIPD invite L&D leaders to benchmark with peers to help improve results and accelerate innovation in the learning profession.
Towards Maturity and LearnerLab partner to put engagement centre stage of workplace learning agenda –
New service equips organisations with the learner data, insight and expertise to target investment for an increasingly digital workforce.
Speexx opens registration for third annual Speexx Exchange in Berlin international conference to address demand for talent mobility and global e-learning scenarios on the eve of Online Educa Berlin
Speexx wins the prestigious 2013 IELA Award. International body celebrates Speexx’s continued success as an outstanding and innovative blended learning solution provider
Munich – Monday, 17th June 2013 – Speexx, the leading global provider of online communication skills training, has called for global organisations to capitalise on greater talent development and mobility. In support of this practice, Speexx is offering a number of free online resources to HR and L&D professionals worldwide.
Towards Maturity launches the 2013 Benchmark Study to help organisations measure the effectiveness of their L&D activities
Organisations are invited to independently review their online learning strategy and directly compare themselves with other organisations. Follow progress on this site and on Twitter via #bethebest13.
World of Learning Conference programme released next month, 1st & 2nd October 2013 – NEC, Birmingham
Learning and development and compliance professionals are invited to contribute to new benchmark study to examine effective online learning practices.
A report published today by learndirect has laid bare the challenges facing employers as they attempt to introduce learning technologies to their businesses.
Over 70% of companies are planning to implement mobile learning in the next 2 years according to Towards Maturity’s research.
Towards Maturity’s 2012 Benchmark Study highlights the major business benefits achieved through learning technologies
Towards Maturity would like to invite senior Learning & Development professionals, Organisational Development specialists and Talent Leaders in the finance sector to a new exclusive briefing. The event, the first sector specific briefing of its type, will detail the learning technologies benchmark data of 200 finance sector companies from Towards Maturity’s Benchmark Study over the last two years.
One of Europe’s leading providers of learning and talent management solutions IMC, has joined Towards Maturity’s growing Ambassador Programme.
A market leader in learning solutions, Redware has joined Towards Maturity’s prestigious Ambassador Programme.
One of the UK’s largest business learning providers, QA pledges support to sharing good practice through Towards Maturity’s renowned Ambassador Programme.