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Oct. 8, 2014
Posted by Julie Delazyn The growing emphasis on  performance improvement — of which training is just a part — calls for new strategies for assessment and evaluation. Measurement and evaluation specialist Dr. Bruce C. Aaron has devoted a lot of thought to this. His white paper, Alignment, Impact and Measurement with the A-model, describes a framework for aligning assessment and evaluation with an […] No related posts.
Nov. 21, 2012
Posted by Joan Phaup We recently celebrated a major expansion of our cloud-based Questionmark OnDemand service with the addition of Questionmark’s European Data Centre to the service we have been providing for some time in the United States. Wanting to learn more about the reasons for adding the new data centre, I spoke with Questionmark Chairman John Kleeman about the transition many […] No related posts.
Sept. 19, 2012
Posted by Joan Phaup I’m eagerly looking forward to the keynote presentation Charles Jennings will deliver at the Questionmark 2013 Users Conference  on The Challenge of Measuring Informal and Workplace Learning. Charles is one of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners in learning and development — currently head of Duntroon Associates and previously Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and […] No related posts.
June 26, 2012
Posted by Joan Phaup Andrew Jackson University, a distance education school based in Birmingham, Alabama, faced a big question several years ago: How could students take tests the same way they pursued their studies — off campus, via the internet — with the same level of security they would encounter in a test center? Jarrod Morgan, who […] No related posts.
Feb. 24, 2012
Posted by Joan Phaup With the Questionmark Users Conference now less than a month away, it’s a good time to check out the conference agenda and — if you haven’t already done so — to sign up for three great days of learning and networking in New Orleans March 20 – 23. Two high points […] No related posts.
Feb. 17, 2012
Posted by Joan Phaup Key themes of the Questionmark Users Conference March 20 – 23 include the growing importance of informal and social learning — as reflected by the 70+20+10 model — and the role of assessment in performance improvement and talent management. It’s clear that new strategies for assessment and evaluations are needed within […] No related posts.
Nov. 9, 2011
Posted by Joan Phaup I had a great time the other day chatting with Dr. Jane Bozarth, our keynote speaker for the Questionmark 2012 Users Conference in New Orleans March 20 – 23. Jane, whose degrees include a doctorate in Training and Development, will be speaking from her extensive experience as a training practitioner for more than 20 […] No related posts.
Aug. 22, 2011
Posted by Joan Phaup How do learning organizations demonstrate the business value of their initiatives? I was delighted to speak recently with Art Dobrucki, director of learning strategy and performance at Farmers Insurance Group, about how he and his colleagues approach this question. We talked about how important it is to start out by identifying the business problem to be […] No related posts.
May 18, 2011
Posted by Joan Phaup Data security being a crucial component of Questionmark’s D3 platform for Questionmark OnDemand hosted and subscription solutions, I got together recently with Questionmark chairman John Kleeman and Sean Decker, our IT architect, to learn more about how we  ensure the safety and security of confidential data. I  peppered John and Sean with questions […] No related posts.
March 16, 2011
Posted by Julie Delazyn I’m writing today from the 2011 Questionmark Users Conference in downtown LA where we kicked off last night with a fabulous red carpet and paparazzi-studded dessert reception at the Omni Downtown.  We have a full day ahead of us with an array of case studies, technical training, best practice presentations and […] No related posts.