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Our resources highlight innovative strategies that improve business performance.

Benchmarking is about learning from others. Our resources area is all about helping you apply effective practices, celebrate success and inspiring creativity in your learning and development strategy.

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Unique content that aims to inspire and challenge L&D leaders to drive learning innovation for business results

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Interviews

Conversations with subject matter experts that will inspire you with new ideas, techniques and actions.

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Case Studies

See how top performing organisations made an impact on business performance in our independent case studies.

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See the slides from events, webinars and focus groups as we share the latest data to inform industry thinking.

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Who can benefit from our research?

Our research is designed to be accessible to all levels of professionals who are responsible for individual, team and organisational performance. Our insights and practical guidance are used to help improve day to day performance issues as well as inform organisation-wide learning strategies.

Where does our data come from?

Towards Maturity research is generated from two sources: our annual Benchmark Study and our Learning Landscape Study. Since 2003, our Benchmark has gathered data from over 5,500 L&D professionals. Over 35,000 people have been through the Learning Landscape Audit, delivering insights on how employees around the world are learning for work.

Latest resources

5 ways to boost performance through learning

5 ways to boost performance through learning

This year’s Learning Benchmark Report, Unlocking Potential, presents our research around five key outcomes that both learning leaders and business leaders are looking to deliver. These outcomes are improving efficiency, fine-tuning processes, boosting performance,...

Four ways you can improve business processes through learning

Four ways you can improve business processes through learning

Technology helps L&D professionals deliver efficient learning experiences, faster, at scale. But when it comes to supporting the day to day running of an organisation, is learning having a worthwhile effect on processes? This year’s Learning Benchmark Report,...

Unlocking data to understand our learners as customers

Unlocking data to understand our learners as customers

Teresa Rose from E.ON describes how her team gained deep insights into the way people learn across the organisation, helping them transform their learning strategy. Image: Workers construct an offshore wind turbine (Credit: E.ON) As an organisation, we have shifted...

Four ways you can increase learning efficiency today

Four ways you can increase learning efficiency today

One thing has remained the same since we started providing benchmarks for learning teams in 2003 – the disparity between the goals of the L&D team and the impact learning is having on the organisation. In some areas that gap is closing and in others, it stays...

Why measuring learning impact is more important than ever

Why measuring learning impact is more important than ever

Learning professionals should be playing a vital role in helping people and organisations thrive in times of change. However, to do this, they must be agile. This article, by LEO’s Imogen Casebourne and Gareth Jones, and Watershed’s Andrew Downes, explains the...

Unlocking potential: influencing culture

Unlocking potential: influencing culture

When it comes to culture we do not have to be constrained by the past. How can we influence change? Laura Overton continues to outline the tactics that separate the best from the rest. Working in an organisation that has a true learning culture is a dream for most...

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