Where Is Your Organization In Its Learning Analytics Journey? Here Are Your Map And Compass

The Learning Analytics Journey: How To Chart Your Course Where are you in your learning analytics journey? The way we measure learning impact—or, more often, don’t—is a long-standing source of debate in L&D, and too often it becomes a circular argument. A plethora of evaluation models tell us that we ought to do A, B, … Read more

Why Aspiring L&D Managers Should Focus On Learning Analytics In Organizations

Learning Analytics In Organizations: Everything L&D Managers Need To Know Why is learning analytics in organizations such a hot topic? We are all data nerds now. The subject of data is now a central concern for ‘ordinary’ people. People like us. We are aware in ways we never before were that everything we do generates … Read more

Improve Performance And Compliance Training With New Killer Tools For Learning Data Analysis

Learning Data Analysis Tools To Enhance Performance & Compliance Training How can learning data analysis tools enhance your L&D strategy? The Learning Analytics Canvas (see diagram below) is a free planning tool and checklist created by Learning Pool’s data scientists that can be used by anybody embarking on a project or program that is going … Read more

Proven Ways An LRS Can Help You Meet Performance Goals And Objectives

Tried And Tested: How LRS Implementation Helps Organizations Achieve Performance Goals And Objectives How can an LRS help organizations improve productivity and achieve performance goals and objectives? Villeroy & Boch (V&B) is the world’s leading ceramics provider, employing 8,000 people worldwide. A 270-year-old family business, V&B has retained its innovative and design-led values, which have … Read more

Learning Analytics Examples: 5 Case Studies Of Data Insights In Action

The Experience API (xAPI for short) is far more than just an update to SCORM, the popular standard for tracking data from a learning management system. xAPI opens up a whole new world of possibilities for learning analytics. Examples of what real organizations are doing with it in real-life situations make it easier to grasp … Read more

Choosing The Right Training Evaluation Model To Measure Against Employee Performance Goals

Training Evaluation: The LTEM Model And How It Helps Measure Employee Performance Goals The four-step model known in popular shorthand simply as ‘Kirkpatrick’ has come in for heavy criticism in some quarters. But research tells us it is still the evaluation methodology most widely used by learning professionals. Kirkpatrick is very far from being the … Read more

Tackling The Big Data Challenges: 5 Bear-Traps In Learning Analytics (And How To Avoid Them)

Research over the past few years has shown that while learning analytics and data are seen as a critical focus area for learning and development, learning professionals are not confident in their data skills and see big data challenges ahead as they respond to calls from the business to be more data-driven. Where are the … Read more

Use Cases For xAPI

How Is xAPI Used? There are many ways to use xAPI. xAPI is a document that, if you follow it, will give you a method for how you can communicate learning activity data between one system and another. It is a derivative of the term ‘API’, or Application Programming Interface. Before the advent of API’s, … Read more