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Your employer may know a lot more about you than you think. The tone of your voice in a meeting. How often you’re away from your desk. How quickly you respond to emails. Where you roam in the office. What’s on…   Read More…

One of the most common questions we get from companies we advise is, “How can our learning function show impact?” But the more useful question for them to ask would be “How can learning functions actually have impact?” The enduring nature of the question indicates that learning functions feel pressure to tie learning to the business, using numbers.  Read More…

Organizations are continuing to make meaningful investments in employee learning, according to the 2018 State of the Industry report by the Association for Talent Development. Read More…

In a tight labor market, employers from Amazon to JPMorgan are trying to get better at retraining the workers they have. ‘We need a Waze for your career,’ says one labor expert.  Read More…

The fact that business results are better in environments that are both diverse and inclusive is old news. As reported in Harvard Business Review, companies  Read More…

Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report found that 71% of companies rate people analytics as a high priority in their organizations. But what’s driving this trend toward people analytics? And, on a broader scale, what exactly is HR analytics?  Read More…

Welcome to Learning Is The New Working – the podcast about the Future of Workplace Learning and the people helping us get there.Below, you can find our catalogue of published conversations, or you can search for Learning Is The New Working and Subscribe to us on your favorite blog platform for your new bi-weekly set of nourishing learning audio goodness.  Read More…

Research from RedThread and Mercer shows a robust market for D&I technology tools. Here’s an overview of tools for supporting your diversity and inclusion strategy.  Read More…

So when we when we talk about diversity and inclusion technology we define it as an enterprise software. That provides insights or alters processes or practices  Read More…

There’s been a flurry of activity in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) technology space as the tech industry uses its strengths to address discrimination and lack of representation.​  Read More…

This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve was joined by Stacia Sherman Garr of RedThread Research and Carole Jackson of Mercer to share their insights on the HR technology market and ecosystem for solutions and capabilities that support organizational Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.  Read More…

Our team has been researching diversity and inclusion with a specific look at how training can help (or hurt) D&I efforts. Stay tuned for our findings in the next few weeks, but today let’s take a look at the latest We’re Only Human podcast. In case you’re not familiar, Ben Eubanks hosts the We’re Only Human podcast a few times a month and talks with business leaders, technology vendors, and other influencers to understand the intersection of people and technology in the workplace.  Read More…

Over the last 18 months, the focus on diversity and inclusion (D&I) has gone from a slow burn to more of a flashpoint. In 2017, #MeToo thrust D&I into the spotlight—introducing Boards of Directors, CEOs, business and HR leaders to the dangers of turning a blind eye to bad behavior or an unhealthy culture.  Read More…

Antibias diversity tools are a separate area for HR managers to focus on, according to what may be a unique analysis of the emerging market. This is being driven by major demographic changes, as well as the ability of AI to probe HR data for evidence of bias.  Read More…

AI, AR, VR…we hear so much about new technologies and how they might be applied in learning. But keeping up with the latest trends and understanding how you might start to use them in practice can be challenging.  Read More…

The market for diversity and inclusion (D&I) tech solutions is rapidly expanding, according to a report by Mercer and RedThread Research, a human capital research and advisory firm.  Read More…

The global market for diversity and inclusion technology totals approximately $100 million, and will continue growing, according to a Mercer and RedThread Research report released on Tuesday. Read More…

Stacia is a researcher and thought leader on talent management, leadership, D&I, people analytics, and HR Technology. A frequent speaker and writer, her work has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, and The New York Times, among others. Read More…

Welcome to Litmos LIVE, the world’s largest corporate learning virtual summit. Litmos LIVE brings together the industry’s leading analysts, thought leaders, and practitioners to discuss L&D’s most pressing issues, top trends, and future predictions.  Read More…

Editor’s Note: This post is part of our “Bookmarked” series, where we ask some of our favorite HR experts, analysts and business professionals to answer questions about their career, life and aspirations for the future. Be sure to bookmark it for next month!  Read More…

Singularity University is a benefit corporation headquartered at NASA’s research campus in Silicon Valley. We provide educational programs, innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals, businesses, institutions, investors, NGOs and governments understand cutting-edge technologies, and how to utilize these technologies to positively impact billions of people.  Read More…

Living in a post #MeToo world, it was time for a deep dive analysis around diversity in the workplace. Stacia Garr and Red Thread Research published just that, “Diversity and Inclusion Technology: Could This be the Missing Link?”  Read More…

On my first day as the Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Jo Cranford, our Director of Engineering sent me a message: “What are we going to do about the t-shirts?” I had no idea what she was talking about – I thought our unisex t-shirts fit great! Jo let me know that was not the case and that many women at Culture Amp were uncomfortable wearing them.  Read More…

With all the discussion of robots, AI, and machines at work, is there a clear delineation between what humans can do that software can’t? In today’s discussion with the inimitable Dani Johnson of Red Thread Research, Ben and Dani discuss some practical ways employers can look at weaving more human components into the work they’re doing. Read More…

Waggl, the leading platform for real-time feedback powered by employee voice, today announced new speakers for Harvest, its annual signature event for industry leaders and strategic HR executives. Read More…

The #MeToo movement’s rise has spurred increased discussion among both HR technology providers and their customers about the ways HR technology can identify workplace diversity issues and resolve them before they become public scandals.  Read More…

Welcome to the third article in this series on learning agility. In this article, you will hear what a learning agility research panel said about the relevance and importance of learning agility to modern learning organizations: Dani Johnson of Red Thread Research, Aaron McEwan of CEB (now Gartner), and Laura Overton of Beyond Maturity. Read More…