ISPI Performance Digest
Nov. 18, 2014

Save the date! THE Performance Improvement Conference 2015
ISPI
THE Performance Improvement Conference is the premiere event for performance improvement and learning professionals. Save the date to join your colleagues for this annual event! Be sure to join us April 26-29, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas.More

Building a business case to attend a conference
Software Education
Here are some tips and perspectives on conferences: how to make them more valuable and engaging experiences, how you and your organization can get more by attending them — and how you might justify going in the first place.More

Can't get any work done? Blame your crowded, noisy office
CNN Money
The office, of course, is a place where you're expected to get work done. And you do, but the deck often seems stacked against you.More

The 4 key diagrams for business process analysis work
BPTrends
Which four diagrams are most useful for the various stages of process analysis work? This discussion delves into the issue. More

2 ways to stop your business wasting time
World Economic Forum
Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, once wrote, "Just as you would not permit a fellow employee to steal a piece of office equipment, you shouldn't let anyone walk away with the time of his fellow managers." But we all know that such thievery happens often, even if unintentionally.More

How to measure performance-management ROI
CFO
When it comes to your employees' performance, where does your organization spend most of its time? Too often, the answer is, "debating performance management processes or systems." Should we evaluate performance once a year or more often? Should we rank employees, rate them or eschew any ratings at all?More

The significance of educational technology history and research
elearn Magazine
At a time when emerging technologies are expected to have widespread impact on education, it is significant to remember the fields closely associated with educational technology (e.g., instructional design, cognitive psychology, the learning sciences, etc.) are neither new, nor without a research base.More