Brandon Hall Group Research Published Sept. 28-Oct. 2

Last week Brandon Hall Group published 11 pieces of research – 2 new proprietary research reports, 5 case studies, 1 webinar, and 3 research-based blogs.

Human Capital Management Research

In this blog, we will make public some of these reports (click on the links) as a way for non-members to familiarize themselves with our research:


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Here is an overview of research released the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2: 

New Research Reports

Learning Practices Supporting Retail Change Management

This installment of Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Practice series features four retail companies – Sears Holdings, Columbia Sportswear, 7-Eleven and the UK’s Argos – that used learning initiatives to create dynamic change that improved their retail businesses. The report includes research on learning’s impact on company performance, and case studies of each company, all winners of Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards.

HCM MarketWatch: August-September 2015

This bimonthly report reviews recent news about HCM technology providers and products to keep you in the loop about the latest technology developments and trends in the human capital management space. This month’s edition includes news on talent suites, learning technology developments, talent acquisition, workforce management systems, and more.

Award-winning Case Studies

These case studies – all winners of 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards – were released for publication this week: 

Genpact Leverages EVP for Engagement

This case study offers a look at the [email protected] initiative developed by Genpact. The organization worked to create a culture of engagement by focusing on the value proposition it could offer to employees. The business earns revenues of $2.27 billion and employs more than 67,000 employees around the world. This initiative earned Genpact a Silver Award for Best Advance in Employee Engagement in the 2015 Excellence Awards.

Mobile Training at Amref Health Africa

This case study highlights the mobile training established by Amref Health Africa. The organization provides training for community health workers via the Health Enablement and Learning Platform (HELP). The $85 million dollar NGO is based in Africa and has more than 1,000 staff members. This earned Amref Health Africa a Silver Award for Best Use of Mobile Learning in the 2015 Excellence Awards Program.

Wiley Educates Staff on Marketing Essentials

This case study highlights the Marketing Revenue Center internal certification program developed at Wiley. The 200+ year old organization shifted its focus to the newest methods of marketing, encouraging employees to become proficient in the latest advances. This earned the $1.8 billion company a Gold Award for Best Learning Program Supporting a Business Change Transformation Strategy in the 2015 Excellence Awards Program.

Developing High-Potential Leaders at Genpact

This case study offers a look at the Global Leadership Development program (GOLD) from Genpact. This program offers opportunities for developing high-potential employees and growing them into powerful leaders of the business. This earned the company a Gold Award for Best Advance in High Potential Development in the 2015 Excellence Awards Program.

Gamified Sales Training at Tech Data Academy

This case study uncovers the essential pieces of TD Academy, an interactive sales training developed by Tech Data. The company worked with HP, Azlan, and Growth Engineering on this effort. The $26.8 billion organization employs more than 9,000 people worldwide. This earned Tech Data a Gold Award for Best Sales Training for Extended Enterprise in the 2015 Excellence Awards.


Analytics for the C-Suite and Every Day

Analytics is all about the journey from data to insight. A single point of data may not mean much, but when you can correlate multiple data points you begin to find meaning. This webinar provide information and perspective on why integration matters when moving from reporting to truly predictive and prescriptive analytics; what you need to know about the science behind the analytics you use every day; and how to focus on asking the right questions from you data.

Research-based Blogs

A Fresh Approach to Career Management

In Brandon Hall Group’s Employment Value Proposition Study, 71% of organizations indicated that opportunities for development are the most critical factor – particularly for top talent and Millennial leaders – in deciding to join or stay with an organization. In this blog, Laci Loew looks at how to offer targeted development opportunities to engage and retain your workforce.

Greatest Impacts on the Employer-Employee Value Proposition

More than 80% of organizations haven’t defined a formal Employer Value Proposition (EVP), according to Brandon Hall Group research. But just because you haven’t defined it doesn’t mean you are not experiencing the impact of your EVP. In his blog, Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke unveils some of the latest research dealing with this area of HCM and explores some of the related issues.

This is Your Brain on Training

“What do studies show, viewed as a whole? Mostly this: if you wanted to create an education environment that was directly opposed to what the brain was good at doing, you would probably design something like a classroom.” With that, Ben Eubanks kicks off his blog on the neuroscience behind learning, interruptions, and how to make training more effective.

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