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The Problem with Data

There was a time, in the not-so-distant past, when simply finding data to address organizational needs was one of the most difficult tasks faced by HR. There was a constant need to accurately answer...

What Did We Learn at Cornerstone Convergence 2019?

Hey Bluewater friends and fans, Chris Bond here. Just wanted to give you an update on our adventures at Cornerstone Convergence 2019. Great event, a lot of excellent information and things we heard...

6 Top Tips for Building a Company-Wide Content Plan

So you need to build a content plan. Now what? First, know that this is an investment in your employees and your customers, and it requires a big-picture plan for success. Before you decide to...

Rules of Engagement: Hiring an LMS Consultant

I am working with a client that has had their current learning system for about 3 years.  It worked pretty well for them initially, but the system operations and the user experience have gotten...

Your LMS User Experience: Three Things You Need To Know

If your LMS is filled with relevant content but you can’t seem to get your users to complete courses, there may be a problem with your user experience. What exactly is User Experience? User...

It’s Time To Evaluate Your Onboarding Process

In some ways, onboarding is like a first date - it’s your new employees first real look at what a relationship with your company looks like. It can be the moment when doubts begin to flood in, or...

Assessing Your Content Strategy for Career Development Potential

President & CEO, Chris Bond and VP of Partner & Product Management, Tim Carlsson hosted a breakout session at Cornerstone Convergence titled, Assessing Your Content Strategy for Career...

Why Goal Setting Is Important For People Development

The primary goal and focus of talent management in an organization is to recruit, hire, retain, and develop one’s employees. An aspect of people development that often gets overlooked is goal...

What Did We Learn at Cornerstone Convergence 2018?

It is early Monday morning following Cornerstone Convergence and I thought it would be a good idea to reflect on the three key topics.  Cornerstone puts on a first-class event which is fun,...

Content: The Key To Employee Engagement

Does your organization struggle with employee engagement? Your greatest tool in that struggle might just be your content strategy. Read below for an excerpt from our latest e-book: Great Content,...

Ad Hoc Reports vs Jaspersoft Studio: The Guide to SumTotal Reporting Options

In our surveys, Bluewater consistently finds that the number one struggle our clients have with their learning and talent management system is reporting. Reports are the tool that HR and Learning...

Drive Employee Engagement With Great Content

The importance of employee engagement today is universally accepted. It’s been almost two decades since Gallup released its groundbreaking research showing that high employee engagement: Reduces...

Can Millennials Still Benefit From Classroom Training?

As of 2016, millennials are the largest generation in the labor workforce. By now you would think companies would have a good handle on who they are and how they work.  But if you look at any of the...

Data Points: Why xAPI?

xAPI is the hottest topic in learning these days.  Of course, it seems like there's always a hot topic in the industry.  Past winners have included social learning, blended learning, unified talent...

So, Your Payroll Is Broken, Now What?

Many times, during my 20-plus year career in payroll I have been called to help fix a broken payroll. During my time I have discovered four main areas that can damage the integrity of a payroll....

Are You Getting Everything You Need Out Of UltiPro Reporting?

As an award-winning Ultimate partner, we know that Ultimate is a powerful tool for human capital management. We also know that it can be difficult to master Ultimate's reporting and Business...

Employee Engagement – The True Value of HCM Technology

On a recent trip to our offices in Europe, a Client posed a rather interesting question.  “Is there real value for our company in a Full Suite HCM system”?  We began to discuss multiple potential...

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