Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2013
Kirkpatrick Partners and KnowledgeAdvisors, two industry leaders in learning measurement and analytics, announced this week the formation of a new strategic partnership. The partnership will leverage the combined strengths of both organizations to bring new products, services and enhanced training evaluation offerings to their customers.
KnowledgeAdvisors is known for Metrics that Matter®, a cloud-based learning analytics system that helps organizations measure and improve their talent development programs, driving improved productivity, reduced administrative costs, and increased return on their learning programs. KnowledgeAdvisors consultants help organizations better allocate human capital investments through practical learning measurement guidance and strategies
“We are pleased to be partnering with the learning measurement experts at Kirkpatrick Partners and happy to announce that Metrics that Matter® will soon support the enhanced Kirkpatrick methodology as part of our overall learning analytics system. We feel this will enhance the technology offerings to both our current and future clients,” said Kent Barnett, Founder, Chairman and CEO of KnowledgeAdvisors.
“The formative research of Don Kirkpatrick has proven pivotal to developing the learning and development function as we know it today, and the Kirkpatrick Model has helped transform training professionals and leading learning organizations, including many of our clients, into true strategic business partners,” said Barnett.
Kirkpatrick Partners carries on the work of Don Kirkpatrick, PhD and the Kirkpatrick Model. The company offers training, consulting, impact studies, books and other written resources on the Kirkpatrick Model and related concepts. Kirkpatrick Partners is the only provider of authentic Kirkpatrick® products and programs.
“This is a strategic partnership for us”, said Wendy Kirkpatrick, President, Kirkpatrick Partners.
“Working with KnowledgeAdvisors will allow us to better equip training professionals to create, demonstrate and measure the business results and value their training yields or supports, providing a holistic measurement of all of the benefits realized from a program or initiative - qualitative and quantitative.”
About Kirkpatrick Partners
Kirkpatrick Partners is a provider of training evaluation and business partnership training, products, consulting, and impact studies. All work is based on the four levels of training evaluation created by Donald L. Kirkpatrick in 1954 as part of his PhD dissertation on the measurement of the effectiveness of training for supervisors. It is expanded by the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Model and Kirkpatrick Foundational Principles. For more about Kirkpatrick Partners, visit: http://www.kirkpatrickpartners.com.
Knowledge Advisors is the world’s largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions. Our industry-leading learning analytics system Metrics That Matter® helps businesses significantly improve the business impact of learning, and our consulting team provides learning measurement strategies to help optimize talent development programs. For more about KnowledgeAdvisors, visit: http://www.knowledgeadvisors.com.