Being able to make sound, evidenced-based training and development decisions within your organisation is crucial. The effectiveness of your decision-making in this area can have profound implications that will directly impact your organisational performance. First, it’s worth reflecting on just a few of the reasons why you should ensure that your training and development decisions… Read more
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Having high levels of employee engagement is the holy grail for many companies. It is seen as one of the most important factors in an organisation’s success. Engaged employees bring a huge amount to the business – not least a deeper commitment to a company that they feel shares their values and ambitions. Take this… Read more
One of the biggest barriers that we encounter among potential clients is a genuine confusion, sometimes scepticism, around the science of learning retention. We’ve found that managers at all levels can often be hesitant to invest in a solution that they initially believe is complex to explain to their peers, and potentially onerous to implement…. Read more
One of the biggest trends we’ve seen over the last few years is the increasing numbers of organisations shifting from traditional learning and development methods to e-learning. According to the experts at Global Market Insights, the e-learning market is expected to see compound annual growth of 21 per cent through to 2027, and will be… Read more
Most of us will agree that personalisation is a good thing. It is a trend that we are seeing in many different areas of our lives. Whether it is our experiences online, in-store shopping or using a streaming TV service, we’re moving increasingly towards a world where our interactions are uniquely tailored to us. And… Read more
There is no doubt the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in lots of ways, and whilst we can all clearly see plenty of downsides, there are positives emerging, such as the profound impact it has had on learning and development (L&D) strategies. Revealing research Research from Fosway Group, Europe’s leading HR analyst, reveals how… Read more
One of the defining aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the increasing role that technology has played in our lives. And yet, as we’ve become more dependent on tech to connect us professionally, the stories we hear are often more about how bad it is for us. Our growing reliance on technology It might… Read more
Most businesses understand the value of effective training and development. And they understand the risks that they and their organisations face if they don’t deliver training well.
Too often, the training that companies deliver can feel isolated, disconnected and reactive. And in our experience, when this happens, many employees struggle to engage with it. That lack of engagement with training can lead to poor performance, and ultimately prove incredibly costly for the organisation. According to some recent research, disengaged employees have cost… Read more
Machine learning is one of the most exciting parts of the wider field of artificial intelligence and here at Cognito we believe that it offers huge opportunities to improve the learning experience for employees.