Laura Paramoure

Design Analytics: Translating Learning Objectives into Business Outcomes

Design Analytics: Translating Learning Objectives into Business Outcomes

One of the biggest challenges for L&D is showing how we contribute to business success. Often business leaders have difficulty understanding our contribution. This is because they do not understand, or relate to, the terms used by learning professionals. In other words, business leaders do not know how to interpret learning results as business results. […]

The Essential Need For Feedback in Learning and Behavior Change

The Essential Need For Feedback in Learning and Behavior Change

Have you ever found yourself doing something, only to learn later that it was not beneficial (or even harmful) to you? I am sure at some point in your life you have made a remark like “why didn’t someone tell me” or “who knew”. In times like these, we become reminded of the value of […]

Connecting Learning to Metrics

Connecting Learning to Metrics

Over the past several years I have noticed an increase in references to business metrics from learning professionals. At first, it was encouraging to hear my peers using metrics to describe the outcomes from their work. It showed an understanding of training as a business function. But, on closer inspection, I had a realization. Many […]

Learning Professionals Addressing the COVID-19 Challenges

Learning Professionals Addressing the COVID-19 Challenges

[box type=”shadow”] Managing Business During a Pandemic Companies in the United States are still dealing with the changes that have come from the COVID-19 crisis that started in early March. They are trying to figure out how to manage business in the middle of a pandemic. The challenges have been many. Despite this, it is […]

Top 3 Reasons Learning Measurement Programs Fail

Top 3 Reasons Learning Measurement Programs Fail

A typical story about evaluating learning starts with two things. One is the promise of improving learning outcomes. The other is clarifying the value learning departments bring to organizations. Unfortunately, measurement programs have not been living up to their promise. In fact, even after putting in place a measurement program, many find little growth in […]

The Things You Do Not Know Because You Use Surveys to Measure Training

The Things You Do Not Know Because You Use Surveys to Measure Training

Everyone talks about the importance of measuring learning effectiveness. Unfortunately, few have moved past using surveys. Even when they know that they are a poor measurement method. The good news is, there are other much better options for measuring learning. For the past 10 years, top-performing organizations have been capturing data, without the use of […]

The Emotional Connection Behind Data

The Emotional Connection Behind Data

How Data Forms An Emotion Connection For over 15 years we have been breaking new ground with employee development data. eParamus was the first to provide business data on specific skills employees have, and which ones they need. We specialize in providing learning’s impact on business results. We have logged thousands of examples of how […]

3 Things that Drive Behavior Change behavior change

3 Things that Drive Behavior Change

There are two ultimate goals for learning and development in an organization. One is to provide employees with new skills, and the other is to enact behavior change. Learning professionals can encourage behavior change by providing knowledge and experiences in learning programs. Additionally, they can influence behavior change by engaging employees in the learning process. […]

What’s Ahead for eParamus & You in 2020

What’s Ahead for eParamus & You in 2020

A New Book, New Website, & New Offerings Around here, we’re excited about what’s ahead for eParamus in the coming year. If you’re visiting eParamus for the first time, take a look around. Learning leaders look to us to help them make that essential link between their training programs and business results. We’ve refreshed the […]