By Sunil Krishnamurthy May 11th, 2012 at 2:40 pm No Comments
It’s not everyday that you get to work on an award winning project. For the most part, technology and training projects are the quiet enablers for the business results of major corporations. If your IT is working right, and your staff knows how to use the tools, silent satisfaction from users is often the indicator of success. I was therefore very pleased to hear from Carol Cohen, Learning Program Manager at Hewlett Packard, that a project that she championed and utilized Hudson Learning & Performance consultants for, won an ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) Excellence in Practice Award. This Carol attended the #ASTD2012 International Conference and Exposition where she received the certificate.
HP Connections and Learn2Connect
Senior executives at HP sought to improve the time efficiency within their vast global sales organization by making it easier to find experts to assist in sales challenges and learn from other team member best practices.
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By Sunil Krishnamurthy October 30th, 2008 at 6:52 am No Comments
“Another huge DOW Loss“ ”Global stocks fall sharply“ “Tokyo, Hong Kong plunge”
There isn’t much need to rehash the daily headlines; the US/World economy is what it is and the market is how it is – the question is what do we do when faced with such a gloomy economic outlook? Stocks across the board have fallen to records lows – the biggest of corporations have cut back and frozen spending – which needless to say impacts IT Budgets and projects across the board, however critical. Some firms start with cutting contractors while others start with carrying cost and now it’s the full time employees who face the axe.
Thoughts of job security have probably crossed all our minds several times over by now. Are there technologies that are less susceptible, if not immune, to this volatility? Gartner thinks Web-Oriented Architectures, Business Intelligence and Virtualization are among the top 10 technologies that will provide important strategic advantages to IT over the next three years. Surprise Modeling is believed to be a technology of the future considering the overwhelming dependence on forecasts.
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