Using 360 to measure ROI of L&D

In our blog post last week, we looked at how information from 360 can be re-used and re-purpose to help pinpoint and focus Learning & Development resource. This week we look at how it can help demonstrate the ROI of L&D interventions. It makes logical sense to use the 360 as a ‘before and after measure’ on any development programmes where it has been used to identify personal or group needs –…

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Business case writing: the budgeting time of the year

The need to build a business case for investment in talent management software seems to be on the increase. Our research in 2012 showed that nearly half of those moving to on-line 360 degree feedback or performance management developed a business case to support the bid to obtain budget for investment.  44% commented that whilst they didn’t prepare a business case, they thought it would have been interesting to go through…

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Get ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show

We’re getting ready for the CIPD Learning and Development Show taking place at Olympia London on the 30 April and 1 May. We attend as an exhibitor each year showcasing our latest talent management software, and we’re fortunate to meet lots of great people and have really valuable conversations. If you’re intending to attend, either as a conference delegate or an exhibition visitor, we’ve learned that people get the most…

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Calculating ROI – are we all doing this with our talent management activities?

With economic uncertainty comes the need for greater scrutiny of spend and examination of return of any investment.  But how does this apply to areas of talent management spend?  Are we all justifying our spend, building a business case and looking at the payback on the investment once made? Our recent survey – Justifying spend in hard times: measuring Return on Investment for 360 and Performance Reviews – looked at…

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