Industry Responses to Unlocking Potential

Industry Responses to Unlocking Potential

On 17 November, we launched our annual Learning Benchmark Report – Unlocking Potential. At the VIP preview, we asked people how the insights shared in this year’s report can help businesses get more out of learning. Hear what they have to say and see...
Is the Modern Learner disrupting L&D?

Is the Modern Learner disrupting L&D?

Speexx offers three tips to help today’s L&D teams adapt to the changing dynamic of today’s workforce and its learning methods. The L&D sector has changed drastically over the last decade. As the workplace is going through a profound digital transformation,...
Real Life Ideas for Improving Induction

Real Life Ideas for Improving Induction

Louise Pasterfield from Sponge UK explores Towards Maturity data to uncover practical ideas that could inspire change in your organisation. Induction matters. The gains go far beyond making a good first impression. Organisations with effective induction are more...
Leadership and management matters, obviously

Leadership and management matters, obviously

Mindset, behaviour, values and the ability to reflect, change and grow are all valuable characteristics – but are they being nurtured? Kirsty Greany While it’s easy to slip on the rose-tinted glasses when looking at the challenges of business 20 years ago,...
getAbstract’s Review of Embracing Change Scores 8/10

getAbstract’s Review of Embracing Change Scores 8/10

Short on time? Towards Maturity’s Industry Benchmark Report scored highly in getAbstract’s summary. Download it here. In November 2015, Towards Maturity launched their Industry Benchmark Report, Embracing Change: Improving Performance of Business,...

2015 E-Learning Awards Shortlist Announced

We are really excited to see the 2015 e-Learning Awards shortlist announced – Towards Maturity Ambassadors and previous Benchmark participants feature in 35 of the 145 shortlisted organisations. The NHS Academy in association with LEO featured in our...

The Dawn of the Self-Developing Organisation

Kevin Young of Skillsoft highlights where talent development is headed, how we need to change L&D delivery and what you can do about it. In a world where employee engagement is the number one issue keeping business leaders awake at night, today’s employers need to...

Bringing Learning to the Boardroom

Many L&D leaders today struggle to engage the C-level in their organisations, meaning that it can be difficult to get learning on the boardroom agenda. Here are crowdsourced ideas from L&D leaders on how to use evidence more effectively to bring the subject of...

What Happens When Big Data Meets E-learning?

Speexx draws on lessons from over 70,000 corporate and academic learners, in order to communicate more effectively around the globe. There’s been a lot of talk about big data and how it’s helping businesses become more responsive to fast-changing consumer needs by...

Make the Most of Learning Technologies Summer Forum

Here’s our feature on the best events and places to connect at the LT Summer Forum.It’s worth your time, trust us! The Learning Technologies Summer Forum on 16th of June, London Olympia, is a great place to stop, reflect and catch up on...
L&D: Evolving Roles, Enhancing Skills

L&D: Evolving Roles, Enhancing Skills

New CIPD/Towards Maturity research looks at the skills gaps that need to be addressed if L&D are to respond more effectively to change. In last year’s Modernising Learning: Delivering Results report, we see that whilst the L&D community is more ambitious than...

Creating Impact Through L&D Business Partnering

Towards Maturity Ambassador DPG launches new L&D Business Partner programme Effective L&D Business Partners will have a significant impact on both your organisation and on the credibility of the L&D profession, according to Towards Maturity Ambassador, DPG...

Why Today’s Businesses Should Use Learning Data

Piers Lea details why LEO places data analysis at the core of L&D strategy; reflecting on personalisation, responsiveness and LRS.   What does it mean to be an end-to-end provider of learning technologies services in 2015? The fact is, it’s a...

5 Ways to Improve Your Onboarding Using Blended Learning

It’s as true for learning as anywhere else: first impressions count. If you’re recruiting new team members, you want to ensure that the support you offer them sets the right tone from the very beginning. You want them to feel that they have made a great decision to...

Conference Roundup: Learning Technologies 2015

After a great show, here’s our insights, takeaways and a host of fantastic resources that you’re bound to benefit from.    After what seemed like the busiest two days of the year, we were sad to say goodbye to Learning Technologies for another...

Our Definitive Guide to Learning Technologies 2015

Our 2014-15 Benchmark Modernising Learning: Delivering Results shows that learning innovation done well delivers bottom line results. There is no better way to find out how to do this than booking a few days out to visit Learning Technologies show in London...

Senior L&D Leaders React to the 2014 Benchmark Findings

On 30th October, LEO and Towards Maturity collaborated in an exclusive pre-launch event to release the report’s results a week early to senior L&D leaders. The responses collected in this event were included in the final report, contributing more valuable insights...

Ambassador Reactions to the 2014-15 Benchmark Report

The Towards Maturity’s 2014 Benchmark Report, Modernising Learning: Delivering Results, is causing quite a stir this year. We’ve had some great observations from L&D leaders who explore how it challenges both business leaders’ and learning leaders’...

Congratulations to the 2014 e-Learning Award Winners

Over 550 guests gathered last night at the glorious e-learning awards to celebrate the industry’s finest.  Following fine champagne and excellent company (with a side order of smoking lemons), we at last found out who were the winners from a...

A Warm Welcome to Our Latest Ambassador, Sponge UK

  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.   The...

How benchmarking boosts results in the charity sector

Members of the Charity Learning Consortium have been using the Towards Maturity Model since 2010, as an independent framework to review their current learning practices and compare their results with their peers, both within the sector and beyond.  This process...

Resource: How to Transform Learning

Do you need practical answers for a world demanding innovation? On 18th July, a group of L&D leaders from some of the world’s leading organisations joined LEO and Towards Maturity to identify how we can transform learning for a world demanding innovation.  In...

Making the most of the Learning Technology Summer Forum

The Learning Technologies 2014 Summer Forum is the unique follow-up event to Learning Technologies 2014 and will take place at Olympia 2 on 17th June 2014. Here is our summary of our thoughts on the best conference sessions, free resources and seminars! OK a bit...

LINE gives TM Benchmark Report 2013 a big thumbs up

LINE, a TM Ambassador, has given a big thumbs up to Towards Maturity’s New Learning Agenda TM Benchmark Report 2013. You know when articles use metephors based on the Great British Bake off that it’s going to make positive reading! In John Helmar’s...

Speexx wins the prestigious 2013 IELA Award

Press Release Speexx wins the prestigious 2013 IELA AwardInternational body celebrates Speexx’s continued success as an outstanding and innovative blended learning solution provider Munich – Thursday, 20th June 2013 – Speexx, the leading global provider of online...

13 reasons not to miss the L&S Summer Forum

Looking for new ways to engage your business with learning? Check out our recommendations for the L&S group Summer Forum. If you haven’t had a moment to register for the L&S Summer Forum on the 18th of June then do it now! If you are undecided if this is...

Empowering communication skills in the workplace

An increasing number of organisations are beginning to realise that integrating learning technologies within the workplace can dramatically improve staff skills and organisational productivity. E-enabled foreign language learning – rather business communications...

Learning wherever you are, whenever you need it

The rapidly evolving landscape of mobile devices means that learners’ expectations are starting to change. People increasingly want to take the same flexible approach to learning that they have adopted for email, shopping, etc. That means being able to switch between...

Using learning technologies to support the end customer

Earlier this year, Brightwave hosted a debate at Learning Technologies called Heads in the Cloud, which explored how learning content strategies need to evolve in the workplace to meet current performance demands. Here we explore some of the debate findings and what...

How does communication effect global talent mobility?

With increased demand for languages, organisations that embrace new technologies in their learning will see the greatest results. Global organisations are seeing first-hand that language skills can help to enhance business efficiency and profitably. This is shown in a...

Top tips for encouraging social learning at work

Sitting down with Wallace and Gromit, the kids, and lots of Easter chocolate offers a great opportunity to put pen to paper for the Towards Maturity newsletter. Though nowadays it’s rarely pen to paper – more like fingers to keypad, which is just another example...

Collaborate to succeed in L&D

According to research, learning technologies are being embraced by organisations like never before. Fantastic! In the bid to do ‘more for less’ this makes perfect economic sense. But hang on a minute… according to that same research by Towards Maturity,...

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