What’s New

    Get to Know your Board Members (Jeff Higgins)

    Jeff Higgins is the CEO of the Human Capital Management Institute, a driving force in Workforce analytics helping companies transform data into intelligence via workforce planning and predictive analytics. With his unique experience as both a senior … [Read More...]

    Taking Action on the CTR Satisfaction Survey Part 2

    By Peggy Parskey CTR Satisfaction Survey: Results are In! Second Installment Thanks again to all who responded to our recent CTR Satisfaction Survey. As promised, we will provide you with periodic reports on specific feedback.  In my second … [Read More...]

    Diving Business Results by Managing Smart-Mobs

    by Dirk Tussing "Driving business results by managing smart-mobs" is one of the key skills that talent leaders will need in the next 10 years. A movement is afoot to better manage the “crowd” for sourcing opinions, ideas, and even work products. … [Read More...]

    Should You Isolate the Impact of Training?

    By Dave Vance The Kirkpatricks recently addressed this question in their weekly newsletter and advised against it. While I agree with Jim and Wendy on many things, in this case I must disagree. They argue that it is important to align your learning … [Read More...]

    Being Relevant

    By Jac Fitz-enz All functions in a company have to add value.  One way to do this is through cost reduction.  That has long been HR’s approach.  We try to show that we don’t cost much money.  This is a weak approach.  What does it say about a … [Read More...]

    Taking Action on the CTR Satisfaction Survey  

    By Peggy Parskey, CTR Assistant Director We just completed the analysis of our annual CTR satisfaction survey. First, we want to thank everyone who took the time to reply. Your thoughtful comments and suggestions will be extremely helpful to our … [Read More...]

    Still a Long Way to Go

    By Dave Vance HCM Advisory Group (the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Service) just released research on measurement in L&D organizations. There were 335 respondents representing companies of all sizes, and 65% of the respondents … [Read More...]

    New for 2015! – CTR to Offer Two Virtual TDRp Basics Workshops

    CTR is pleased to announce two virtual TDRp Basics Workshops. Each virtual workshop will include the same content as the in-person workshop but will be offered in 2.5 hour sessions over a five week period. The workshops will be highly interactive … [Read More...]

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    Featured Events

    The Alignment Workshop: Aligning Your Programs to Organizational Goals for Maximum Impact – May 18 Orlando

    May 18 Orlando Dave Vance will conduct a three-hour workshop on the critical issue of alignment at the Skillsoft Perspectives 2015 conference in Orlando on May 18th. Arrive early to join Dave in The Alignment Workshop to explore what senior … [Read More...]

    TDRp Presentation at ATD ICE – May 19th Orlando

    May 19th Orlando                 Dave Vance will present TDRP: Your Guide to Measurement and Reporting for L&D at the annual ATD International Conference and Exhibition in Orlando on May 19th. If you are attending ICE, be sure to join Dave for … [Read More...]

    TDRp Workshop – April 8-9 Atlanta

    Dave Vance and Peggy Parskey from the Center will conduct a hands-on, 2 day workshop covering all elements of TDRp including assumptions, principles, types and definitions of measures, and creation and use of statements and reports. They will also … [Read More...]

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    Industry News

    Diving Business Results by Managing Smart-Mobs

    by Dirk Tussing "Driving business results by managing smart-mobs" is one of the key skills that talent leaders will need in the next 10 years. A movement is afoot to better manage the “crowd” for sourcing opinions, ideas, and even work products. … [Read More...]

    CTR Concludes Second Annual TDRp Conference

    The Second Annual TDRp Conference was held in Chicago October 22-24. The conference attracted 77 participants, almost double the number from the prior year. This year’s conference was extended by half a day and featured two keynotes, an industry … [Read More...]

    Norm Kamikow, Founder of CLO Magazine, Passes Away

    Norm Kamikow, President and Editor-in-Chief at MediaTec Publishing, Inc, passed away unexpectedly on July 14. He was our friend and colleague, and he was instrumental in our profession’s growth and in building our community. If you don’t recognize … [Read More...]

    ASTD Changes Name to ATD

    At the May International Conference and Exposition (ICE) Tony Bingham, CEO of ASTD, announced that after 70 years ASTD was changing its name. The new name is the Association for Talent Development (ATD). The board and staff realized a change was … [Read More...]

    The New CTR 2014 Conference Website Has Launched

    CTR had created a new 2014 TDRp Conference website. This site is contains information on the conference as well as the pre-conference workshop. Take a look at the agenda, meeting space, hotel, and speaker bios. Registration can be made through the … [Read More...]

    Don Kirkpatrick Passes Away

    Don Kirkpatrick, father of the Four Levels of evaluation and a good friend and colleague to many of us, passed away On May 9th. We will miss him but will always be grateful for his very significant contribution to our profession and for his wonderful … [Read More...]

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    Industry Job Positions

    CTR is Happy to Post Your Open Position

    CTR is happy to post your open position and include it in our monthly newsletter as long as there is a CTR member in your organization and your position description includes a mention of TDRp. For example, some have said “TDRp knowledge, experience … [Read More...]

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    Become a CTR Sponsor!

    Sponsors receive numerous benefits including promotional opportunities, and individual memberships and free passes to events which may be used for employees or clients. Click the Sponsorship tab for more information.

    2015 Workshop Dates Announced

    Dave Vance and Peggy Parskey from the Center will conduct a hands-on, two day workshop covering all elements of TDRp including...
  • April 8 - 9 Atlanta Workshop
  • TDRp Certification and Accreditation Now Available

    TDRp certification is now available for practitioners and software developers. TDRp accreditation is now available for organizations, including consultants. See the papers above for more information.