Resources Webinars Evolving from Performance Management to Talent Development


Evolving from Performance Management to Talent Development

Linking learning to performance for better business outcomes

Recent data shows that most high-performing organizations now embrace ongoing, in-the-moment performance management over annual or fixed-period performance review cycles. It's a significant shift. And people, processes and technology all play vital roles in this continuing evolution. So how do organizations enter the next era of talent management?

By creating a hyper-connected talent development experience where the outcome of learning is improved performance.

Join Cliff Stevenson, Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group, and Anita Bowness, Principal Product Manager, Customer Success at Saba Software as they explore the latest shifts in today's workplace, and how to properly position learning and performance management for effective talent development.

You'll gain insights into:

  • Research on the current state of performance management, including industry benchmarks PLUS the driving forces behind recent change
  • How shifting workforce demographics and rapidly improving technology are creating new opportunities in talent development
  • The role of coaching and mentoring for growth, areas where most organizations fall short

Watch now to discover the critical connection between learning and performance, and how you can use performance management to deploy impactful L&D to get from where you are to where you need to be.

About the Speakers

Cliff Stevenson
Principal Analyst, Workforce Management, Brandon Hall Group


Cliff is the Principal Analyst, Workforce Management, for the Brandon Hall Group and has been a senior analyst since 2012. Cliff's experience as a human capital research analyst has focused on data and analytics, performance management, innovation, time and attendance, and compliance.

He has appeared in Talent Management Magazine, Human Resources Executive, Businessweek, Fortune, the Washington Post, Business Insider and many other publications. He is the author of dozens of reports and articles and wrote "The Real Dollar Value of Employee Engagement" in ATD's Integrated Talent Management Scorecards (2013), and "The Age of Big Data and Talent Analytics" in ATD's Talent Management Handbook (2015).

Before becoming an analyst, he was the HR leader for a Boston consulting firm. Cliff received his Master's degree in Organizational Development from Suffolk University and Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida.

Anita Bowness
Principal Product Manager, Customer Success, Saba Software


As the Global Practice Leader in Saba's Strategic Services group, Anita draws on over 20 years' experience in consulting and professional services to help HR leaders recruit, engage, develop and retain their talent. Anita has been published in HR Daily Advisor and HRO Today, featured in an interview on BBC Capital and presented at DisruptHR Ottawa and Halogen TalentSpace Live. Although she's worked with hundreds of organizations from IT to healthcare, Anita never loses sight of what HR is really about: people. Anita loves helping organizations manage performance so people are more engaged, happier and productive.

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