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The Learning and Performance Link: Making the Connection

While the most important outcome of learning is improved performance, nearly 60% of organizations say learning is not aligned with business goals. So why – and how – should organizations restore the lost connection between learning and performance?

Join David Wentworth, Principal Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Hawley Kane, Head of Organizational Talent and Leadership Development at Saba, as they examine how learning and performance intersect to drive business success. You'll discover research-backed strategies for delivering a hyper-connected learning experience that moves the needle on performance.

You'll gain insights into:

  • An overview of the learning/performance connection
  • The Learning and Performance Convergence Model
  • Best practices for linking learning and performance
  • Real-world examples from high-performing organizations

Watch now to find out how you can strengthen the connection between employee development and performance!

About the Speakers

David Wentworth
Senior Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group


David Wentworth has been a senior research analyst for the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) since 2005. He has authored several reports and articles on various human capital subjects with an emphasis on workforce technology, including several reports published by ASTD. These include The Value of Evaluation: Making Training Evaluations More Effective, The Rise of Social Media: Enhancing Collaboration and Productivity Across Generations, Web 3.0 and the Transformation of Learning and Mobile Learning: Learning in the Palm of Your Hand. His work has also appeared in Compensation & Benefits Review and T+D Magazine.

Hawley Kane
Head of Organizational Talent and Leadership Development, Saba Software


Hawley is head of Organizational Talent and Leadership Development at Saba Software. As the OD leader at a talent management provider, she has the unique opportunity to marry Saba's ongoing performance, continuous learning and career development strategies with the company's own cloud solutions and services. Hawley is responsible for global initiatives ranging from onboarding to performance management training and leader development, as well as Saba's people and team-driven development programs. Before her L&D leadership role, Hawley served as principal product manager at Halogen Software, prior to the company's acquisition by Saba in 2017. Nearly a decade of experience in working with hundreds of HR and learning leaders to translate their business and user needs into product capabilities has provided her with distinctive insight into her current role.

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