White Papers & eBooks

In this case study you’ll meet Nick Goodman, the Director of Educational Programs at Snowflake, and learn how he uses AI voice in his instructional design workflows. If you create more than 10 hours of training videos, you’ll want to read this case study on AI voice. In this case study, you’ll learn: What is AI text-to-speech How this increasingly lifelike speech technology is authentically impacting L&D content strategies What synthetic voice does for instructional design leaders like Nick Goodman from Snowflake How companies are leveraging AI tools and seeing revolutionary results
The Covid pandemic has changed our lives forever, from the way we communicate, to the way we think about mental health, and far beyond. We have reorganized our priorities, put a higher value on time with family and friends, and have a greater appreciation for some of the freedoms we used to take for granted. This is no less true in the business world and the day-to-day of our jobs. One of the biggest workforce changes brought about by the pandemic is working remotely. And while many workers have begun to return to the office, a substantial number continue to work remotely or have a hybrid schedule. For some organizations, this new distributed workforce is here to stay. So how do you motivate them appropriately? Download this white paper for insights.
Drive your organization forward while empowering employees. Grow your employees’ careers inside your organization and improve long-term talent retention with the latest report from the Cornerstone People Research Lab and Lighthouse Research & Advisory. Ready, set, grow: The building blocks for high-impact talent mobility will help you better understand your employees’ expectations around internal development and what your leaders must do to succeed. You’ll learn how to: Improve employee visibility into new roles and opportunities Understand the ways employee skill development goals can vary by demographic Blend managers, culture, and technology into a cohesive talent mobility strategy Ensure your high-performing business leaders prioritize employee growth Reduce employee turnover and revitalize engagement with proven tactics
Skill-based training has become mission-critical to the retention of your employees and the growth of your company. Find out how making two critical adjustments to your L&D training approach can help you efficiently create content that meets the evolving needs of your workforce. What You'll Learn: How to efficiently create training videos at scale How to use storytelling and interactivity to keep employees engaged How to create a more inclusive, collaborative learning culture Why delivering effective training helps employee retention
Learning leaders are confronting a world upended by relentless disruption. It’s no wonder that the response has been what can only be called a radical transformation of the learning function — a rethinking of what is delivered, where it’s delivered and to whom, who drives the capability, and how results are reported. To explore this new wave of learning, Executive Networks and NovoEd completed primary research with 515 learning leaders in the US, Canada, UK, Spain, and Italy in organizations with 1,000+ employees. Our inquiries revealed a variety of priorities emerging as learning leaders grapple with how to reshape learning to fit today’s new realities. Download this ebook, co-produced by Executive Networks and NovoEd, to get insights into how learning leaders are working to ensure their transformation of the learning function aligns with the most critical business needs facing their organization. This ebook discusses topics such as: Why many organizations are turning to capability academies to focus on the skills needed for rapidly changing business priorities Why L&D is becoming a top business priority for CEOs How many leaders are extending the learning audience beyond full-time employees How seamless systems are developing to reach hybrid and remote environments
This eBook gives you an overview of what knowledge management is, why it’s a challenge for companies - especially in today’s hybrid-remote working environment - and how to start building an effective knowledge management system.    You’ll learn about the: Types of knowledge in an organization Cost to companies when information isn’t accessible and easy to find, and Benefits of using animated videos for knowledge management.
Proving the ROI of a training program can feel daunting. One of the most common ways to prove ROI is to compare the cost of training and the potential cost and consequences of not training. This is certainly an important part of measuring the return on your investment, but it doesn’t tell the complete story. It’s important to look at the impact of your training program through a variety of categories to help everyone see the value of training.  In this workbook, you’ll explore a variety of ways to measure the impact of your training program. You’ll find: Prompts for reflection about your training program Steps for measuring ROI KPIs to consider for each category
Companies with successful cultures are 5X more likely to see significant revenue increases this year. In the age of quiet quitting and the great resignation, how is your organization meeting the needs of its employees in a genuine way to create a culture that is a catalyst for improvement and growth? To dig deeper into the role of culture in driving success, we partnered with research firm Ascend2 to survey 300+ strategic leaders on how culture impacts performance. The research explores what exactly makes for a high-performance culture—and what’s at stake when an organization’s culture is considered negative or even "toxic." Download a copy of the report to find out: What organizations with best-in-class cultures are prioritizing this year How leadership development, team performance, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives impact culture The competitive advantage that sets high-performing companies apart
What organizations and employees expect of Learning & Development (L&D) has changed dramatically over the last three years. Organizations and L&D units themselves have experienced dramatic growth or contraction; reorganization is rife; pandemic fatigue is endemic; technology such as artificial intelligence is changing the way we work and live; and fear is common. Amidst these challenges, L&D is trying to redefine itself while addressing dynamic needs at unprecedented speeds. In this whitepaper, members of Training magazine’s Training Hall of Fame explore what these transformative changes mean to L&D as a profession and where their organizations need to go. It also discusses the challenges L&D faces, the opportunities ahead, and implications for the future. About the Training Hall of Fame Created in 2008, the Training Hall of Fame comprises organizations that attained a spot in the Top 10 of Training magazine’s Training APEX Awards for four consecutive years. The Training APEX Awards recognize outstanding employer-sponsored workforce training and development. Training Hall of Fame companies are: Birmingham Water Works Board   KLA Corporation BNSF Railway   KPMG LLP Booz Allen Hamilton   Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Capital Blue Cross   McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Deloitte LLP   Nationwide Dollar General Corporation   PwC EY   Sonic Automotive IBM   Verizon Keller Williams Realty, Inc.            United Wholesale Mortgage 
A good tool set enables learning designers to supercharge their learning solutions with minimal effort. This is a list of essential tools you should be familiar with.
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