6X cheaper to train internally than hire externally

We want our employees to learn 1% everyday. How do you get people to make the space in time to do it?

Provide training or motivate self driven training … Top down or bottom up?

We are looking for people to develop deeper expertise in an area or to broaden something they have. Going out to find a new employee is expensive. We need employees’ to step into these new roles that client has.

This article gives a taste of different approaches. We need to find one that is best for us.

HBR article
Making Learning a Part of Everyday Work

Starting a large project … Focus on outcomes

Every company encounters a large project that requires many people, lots of time, and a whole bunch of cash. These all create a lot of risk for the project so what should you do about it?

We hear people say that they want to improve the user experience or add new features or upgrade the technology. These are all useful but abstract.

If the project focuses on outcomes more concrete objectives and metrics can be applied. Using these metrics the team can be measured. By keeping the delivery timeframes small, such as biweekly, your organization can measure frequently and adjust as needed.