Laura Overton, Managing Director, Towards Maturity
Towards Maturity have been gathering data from 3,500 organisations over the past 10 years and have developed insights and action plans to help organisations find out for themselves how learning innovation, done well, can deliver bottom line business results. The results of this year's Towards Maturity Benchmark provide evidence of this change. The detailed experiences of 600 L&D leaders and over 10,000 learners this year show the significant impact technology enabled learning is having in the workplace. But the research tells us more. This session will explore a practical roadmap that brings business and learning closer together. Join Laura Overton for the exclusive launch of this year’s research in which you will find out:
Laura Overton the Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help business deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience looking at learning innovation for business advantage backed by her independent research with over 2900 organisations and 6000+ learners around the globe.
Laura is the author of ‘Linking Learning To Business’ – the first industry benchmark study to investigative good practices with both organisations and learners (Jan 04). Since then she has authored over 20 independent reports and is a popular industry commentator having published more than 150 articles and case studies.
Laura works with government policy makers representing employer interests and has contributed to initiatives associated with the UK’s Sector Skills Councils, the European Commission and has sat on the steering groups of a number of UK government learning technology strategy boards.Laura is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) and of the British Institute of Learning and Development She sits on the steering committee of Online Educa Berlin and advisory board of ELIG and the LPI. In February 2010, she was awarded the LPI's prestigious Colin Corder Award for services to IT training and she received the inaugural elearning age Special Achievement award at the 2012 elearning awards.