September 13, 2021

Get That Scrap Outta Here!

  Scrap Learning is defined as training not applied to the job, or “waste.”  How do we measure it though as part of an evaluation strategy?  Well, you can consider using a single question to gauge this, but doing so misses out on the other elements driving application and impact.  We’re advocating a different approach. […]

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August 31, 2021

Manager Support: The Unsung Hero of Learning Impact

Manager Support is one of the most important facets of training and development driving improvements in performance and outcomes.  There are a number of factors, assuredly, but I’m not sure we fully appreciate the extent of the impact that manager support has.  An article from HBR illustrates this point: I’ve done analysis on this type […]

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August 16, 2021

What Every Learning Leader Should Demand from Their L&D Dashboards

In a recent Performitiv study, we found that 1 in 2 learning leaders thinks their organization does a poor job of measuring impact. The fact is, most learning execs simply don’t get the visibility they need to understand impact from their current technology vendors. How do you overcome that challenge? Consider designing a world-class L&D […]

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July 22, 2021

Performitiv Summer 2021 Release

We at Performitiv are excited to announce what’s coming up in our Summer Release!  Performitiv thinks about product innovations and enhancements in four specific areas: Performitiv Connect.  This is about data in or data out.  API connections, tools, and performance enhancements that help you better connect Performitiv with other systems or platforms. Continuous Improvement.  Reports, […]

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July 21, 2021

Management Reporting: Ideas for Impact (Scorecards)

Unlike last week, this week we’ll talk about a reporting tool that most people have heard of – scorecards.  Practically speaking, a scorecard is a static view of results compared to a goal, benchmark, or prior period, with indicators (arrows, color coding, etc.) indicating whether the results are favorable, unfavorable, or in alignment with the […]

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July 1, 2021

Management Reporting: Ideas for Impact (Performance Statement)

This week we’re going to focus on a management reporting tool many haven’t heard of before – the Performance Statement.  This reporting tool is intended to communicate L&D’s impact on financial, talent, and business outcomes.  It can also be used to communicate impact for specific programs, business units, regions, etc. In the example below, you’ll […]

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June 23, 2021

Management Reporting: Ideas for Impact (Exception Reports)

Hi Everyone, Welcome to our new blog series on Management Reporting: Ideas for Impact.  Throughout this series, we’ll share some different types of reporting along with benefits, drawbacks, and other considerations.  Our hope is that this stimulates some ideas on how you might improve management reporting within your organization. We’ll start with looking at one […]

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May 13, 2021

Performitiv Hires Two Key Executives to Lead Sales and Consulting Growth

Press Release Performitiv Hires Two Key Executives to Lead Sales and Consulting Growth Sara Chizzo and Chris LeBrun to rejoin former CEO, COO and CTO of KnowledgeAdvisors in launch of powerful new talent development offering.  CHICAGO, May 12, 2021 — Performitiv, the world’s leading provider of analytics and optimization solutions for learning leaders, today announced […]

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May 12, 2021

Getting to the Bottom of ROI: Full ROI Study

Welcome back for our final installment of the Getting to the Bottom of ROI blog series.  I hope throughout these several weeks you’ve gotten value from the information being shared.  I’m honored to have this week’s blog post come directly from one of the experts, Patti Phillips from the ROI Institute.  Patti shares some examples […]

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May 5, 2021

Getting to the Bottom of ROI: Inferred ROI

I talked last week about the first approach for measuring ROI, a Soft ROI.  We focused on three key areas:           Measures (Evaluation questions focused on impact and effectiveness; Activity data)           Telling the Story (Provide context; Focus on impact; Don’t fear the red)       […]

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April 28, 2021

Getting to the Bottom of ROI: Soft ROI Measurement

I talked last week about the three primary ways to measure “ROI”, which we’ll dive into for the next few weeks:           Soft ROI (Leverages more general indicators, sometimes with qualitative data for support)           Inferred ROI (Do you or your team have the time?)     […]

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April 26, 2021

Virtual Learning Optimization Workshop

Event:  Virtual Learning Optimization Workshop Date:  Thursday, September 16, 2021 Time:  10am – 4pm CST Location:  Virtual (details to be emailed to registrants) Overview:  Demonstrating value and showing impact is a top priority for L&D executives. This does not need to be complex or cumbersome, nor a project – it can be reasonable, reliable and repeatable. This workshop will discuss […]

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April 21, 2021

Getting to the Bottom of ROI: What Are My Options?

I talked last week about what to consider before you venture down the path of ROI:           Data Availability (Which data doesn’t L&D own and what’s the process to get it?)           Resources (Do you or your team have the time?)           Capabilities […]

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April 14, 2021

Getting to the Bottom of ROI: What to Consider First?

I talked last week about what to do before you venture down the path of ROI, which can be summarized by:           Define the Return (What does success look like?)           Clarify Reporting Expectations (What does the leader/sponsor expect to see?)           Doing […]

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April 6, 2021

A New Day, A New Blog…and ROI?

Chris LeBrun here.  Director of Professional Services for Performitiv.  I’m so excited to be here working with our customers, and helping to advance the industry as a whole around measurement, analytics, and management reporting.  I’ll be leading this blog into the future and wanted to share a couple updates for you first. New Faces. I’m […]

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March 30, 2021

The Future of Management Reporting

There is no one-size fits all solution, but there are a few things you can start doing to build this capability in your organization. The points below help provide a foundation; however, we’ll be blogging about other ways you can advance your management reporting in the future too: Start Small and Start Simple.  If your […]

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March 1, 2021

A Measurement Strategy, An Impact Map, and a Diagnostic

Performitiv published a visual measurement strategy called The Impact Process Map. The map identifies waste and suggests improvement opportunities using 19 measures and levers. Sets goals for things learning controls, like content, instructors and environment, as well as things it can influence, such as application, fit and business outcome indicators. The map includes business, talent […]

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February 15, 2021

Check Your Learning Measurement with a Check Up!

In these uncertain times, L&D organizations face significant disruption. Many are re-examining budgets. Almost all groups have retrofitted their classroom deliveries to be virtual. The bottom line is that change is the steady constant in our lives these days. A need that often arises with change is a check-up of how we are handling transition. […]

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February 8, 2021

Measure Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Many organizations are conducting diversity and inclusion programs. In these efforts, training departments should be playing a major role in ensuring employees receive and apply this valuable training. Given the importance of the topic, evaluation should not just be a standard exercise. In fact, you may want to do away with the normal ‘Level 1’ […]

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February 1, 2021

The Net Impact System is Here!

After nearly two years of monthly meetings from top L&D practitioners and experts, Performitiv is happy to announce the Net Impact System (NIS) is here! The Net Impact System is a continuous improvement approach designed by Talent Development, for Talent Development. NIS is made up of six components that focus on linking learning’s value to […]

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September 13, 2021

Get That Scrap Outta Here!

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August 31, 2021

Manager Support: The Unsung Hero of Learning Impact

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August 16, 2021

What Every Learning Leader Should Demand from Their L&D Dashboards

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July 22, 2021

Performitiv Summer 2021 Release

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July 21, 2021

Management Reporting: Ideas for Impact (Scorecards)

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July 1, 2021

Management Reporting: Ideas for Impact (Performance Statement)

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