Elearning Market Update - July 2013

This month we report on a useful survey of learning surveys from our friends at Good Practice. The surveys collectively draw on research with over 2,500 learning professionals.

You can download the report through the Good Practice online toolkit.

Good Practice has produced a useful report, which is available from their site. The report covers the following surveys:

  • The Learning Survey produced by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI)
  • UK Learning Trends Index produced by Good Practice, Reed Learning INL and the Corporate Elearning Consortium
  • Towards Maturity Benchmark produced by Towards Maturity
  • The Kineo/Elearning Age Insights Report produced by us here at Kineo
  • CIPD Learning and Talent Development Survey
  • C4LPT Top 100 Learning Tools

The 10 key findings they draw from these reports are as follows:

  1. A continued decrease in classroom training spend
  2. A marked increase in the use of elearning and live webinars
  3. A significant increase in reliance on informal learning resources
  4. A significant trend in 2012 was content curation, linked to informal
  5. The biggest driver for investing in learning technologies is addressing the performance talent gap
  6. One of the other top drivers for investment in learning was employee engagement
  7. Three quarters of organisations report a deficit in leadership and management skills and leadership development is the hottest topic for learning and development provision
  8. Talent management systems are focused on high potential employees and senior managers
  9. Where there is quantitative data, there is evidence that learning technology improves efficiency and outcomes such as speed of delivery, reduced time to competence, and reduced costs
  10. Businesses understand the value of learning technology and there is a real opportunity for L&D professionals to demonstrate the benefits of elearning

You can also download a full copy of Kineo's Learning Insights Report 2012 here.

We are currently conducting research interviews for the 2013 report. If you would like to participate please contact enquiries@kineo.com


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