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Getting Sticky: Content, Meet Development
11:00am - 12:00pm - Colorado Hall C
How to create learning stickiness
Organizations that employ effective talent management strategies outperform their competitors by attracting, developing and retaining the best employees. The goal for any learning and development department is to have full utilization of their learning content and successful adherence to an employee development road map. However, linking learning to talent processes and increasing asset utilization can be challenging.
During this presentation you will:
- Learn how Arrow is taking a proactive approach to employee development by integrating its global talent processes, programs and platforms.
- Gain insight into the creative strategies the Arrow team has implemented to best coordinate three critical vendors to enable learning “stickiness.”
- View real-world examples in driving and sustaining learning asset utilization.
John Ambrose is Skillsoft's senior vice president of strategy, corporate development and emerging business, and in this role speaks with thousands of learning professionals around the globe each year in various forums on topics ranging from mobile performance support to social learning. He has spent more than 25 years at the intersection of technology, publishing and learning, having lived and worked in France, England and both coasts of the U.S. In 1995 he was named CEO of DeltaPoint, one of the earliest providers of website management tools. He was a founder of Books24x7 in 1998, which was acquired by Skillsoft in 2001.
Ambrose is a past speaker at the Global Peter Drucker Forum, the CLO Conference, Elliot Masie’s Learning Conference, Josh Bersin Impact Conference, a variety of ASTD conferences in the U.S. and internationally, Jeanne Meister’s Social Bootcamp, and Skillsoft Perspective events held throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Joel Cataldo is the senior director of talent management and development at Arrow Electronics Inc. In this role, he leads Arrow’s global talent management and development function in three areas: processes, programs and platforms.
Cataldo has held roles as president of the Professional Society for Sales and Marketing Training and vice president of programming for ASTD-LI, and has served on the board of both organizations. He was a 2008 recipient of Training Magazine’s “Top 40 under 40” award and has been featured in numerous articles and publications for his work in developing blended learning solutions.
Cataldo has been a featured speaker at numerous Chief Learning Officer and Talent Management conferences covering a range of topics including blended learning, LMS best practices and engaging generation X and Y through the integration of videogame technology in blended learning. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Dowling College and a bachelor’s degree in human relations from St. Joseph’s College.
Kristin Dortz is the manager of Arrow Electronics Inc.’s core global talent management systems, with a focus on enabling and facilitating Arrow’s global talent processes across the employee lifecycle. In this role she also focuses on the development and deployment of Arrow’s online training programs such as Books24x7, SkillSoft, in-house instructional design and other tools supporting talent development. Dortz has an MA in industrial/organizational psychology from Hofstra University.