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IDC PlanScape: Learning and Development Alignment to Maximize Impact of Technology Investment

IDC PlanScape: Learning and Development Alignment to Maximize Impact of Technology Investment

This IDC study provides IT executives, learning program/initiative leaders, and learning and development leaders a framework to consistently align L&D activities with IT organizational priorities. That alignment will then lead to successful measuring and reporting progress on learning and development initiatives."Implementing consistent learning and development alignment will increase the impact of the learning function on digital transformation and business transformation goals," explains Cushing Anderson, IDC program vice president, IT Education and Certification. "Effective learning and development alignment with the IT strategy will help the IT organization better achieve its digital transformation objectives."

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IDC PlanScape Figure
Executive Summary
Digital Transformation Drives Business Strategy
People and Skills Are Critical to Transformation Success
Why Is Learning and Development Alignment Important?
Is There Evidence for These Claims?
What Is Learning and Development Alignment?
Consequences of Being Poorly Aligned
Who Are the Key Stakeholders?
How Can My Organization Take Advantage of Learning and Development Alignment?
Special Note: Provide Regular Reports of Progress
Advice for Technology Buyers
Engage with L&D to Align Learning and Improve IT Transformation Success
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