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Learning Analytics

Using Talent Data to Improve Business Outcomes

Utilize organizational data and analytics to make better decisions about managing the learning and development of your workforce.
EAN: 9781789663006
Edition: 2
Format: 232x156
400 pages

About the book

Effective evaluation and measurement of learning and development initiatives is critical to maximise the impact of training, identify gaps for improvement and ensure that efforts are aligned to the business' needs. Learning Analytics outlines how analytical approaches can respond to these challenges, the types and benefits of technological solutions and how to ask the right questions of organizational data in order to build a learning organization that boosts performance and competitive advantage.
Drawing upon case studies from organizations who have applied such approaches such as The Gap, Hilton Worldwide University and Seagate Technology, Learning Analytics will enable those involved in learning and development to make the business case for their activities and deliver an evidence-based service to their organizations. Alongside updated chapters on learning technology tools and moving beyond learning analytics to talent management analytics, this second edition also features new content on measuring informal learning, increasing data literacy, and framing L&D's contributions through a portfolio evaluation approach.

About the authors

John R. Mattox II is the Head of Talent Research at Explorance. He helps clients develop measurement strategies to improve business performance by measuring the impact of training. Prior to this, Mattox was a Principal Consultant with Gartner and led training evaluation teams at KPMG, PwC and Arthur Andersen.

Peggy Parskey is a part-time managing consultant at Explorance. Based in Connecticut, she also runs her own consulting firm, Parskey Consulting, which provides organizational improvement initiatives to Fortune 500 firms.

Cristina Hall is Vice President of Strategy at Explorance and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Before this, she worked at Gartner for over 10 years, where she was most recently director of product strategy.