The following are links recommended by Parskey
Consulting. On these sites you will find
information, networking, research and educational resources
for Learning & Development practitioners.
American Society for Training & Development
ASTD is an organization dedicated to workplace learning and performance.
This organization sponsors conferences, webinars and tutorials.
Society for Training & Development: Los Angeles Chapter (ASTD
The Los Angeles Chapter of ASTD provides a forum for the exchange and discussion
of professional issues and information within the greater Los Angeles
APQC is a global resource for process and performance improvement.. APQC
discovers improvement methods, identifies best practices, disseminates findings,
and connects individuals.
Bersin & Associates
A learning research firm that provides factual, useful and timely information
about what works in the corporate learning market.
The eLearning Guild is a Community of Practice for e-Learning
design, development, and management professionals. The Guild
offers learning opportunities, networking services, resources, and publications.
International Society for Performance Improvement
ISPI is an International organization dedicated to improving productivity
and performance in the workplace.
The MASIE Center is an international e-Lab and ThinkTank dedicated to exploring
the intersection of learning and technology.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
A site with comprehensive resources for Human Resources Professionals.
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Learning Officer Magazine
Articles of interest to Chief Learning Officers and professionals in the Learning & Development
HR.com connects HR professionals to knowledge, resources and
trends in the human resources field.
Workforce Performance Solutions Magazine is directed to top-level management,
senior human resources, workforce and organizational development executives to
keep abreast of trends that help them better manage their human assets.
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The AEA is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to
the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation,
technology, and many other forms of evaluation.
This organization is dedicated to the advancement of evaluation
theory and practice. In the field of evaluation, the Society
promotes Leadership, Knowledge, Advocacy and Professional Development.
This site offers short term professional development resources
for evaluation practitioners.
The Evaluation Center's mission is to advance the theory,
practice, and utilization of evaluation. The Center's principal
activities are research, development, dissemination, service,
instruction, and national and international leadership in evaluation.
Online Evaluation Resource Library
This library was developed for professionals seeking to design,
conduct, document, or review project evaluations. It is principally
geared toward projects for the NSF but has a wealth of resources
for the evaluation practitioner.
an Effective Program Evaluation
This site provides a short course on how to plan and conduct
a successful program evaluation.
Internet Discussion Group
A moderated discussion group with chat threads covering different viewpoints
about training and HR ROI measurement.
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A resource for business technology management and Knowledge Management.
Knowledge Management Resource Center
Comprehensive directory covering many facets of Knowledge Management
Software, systems, tools and best practices.
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Fort Hill provides tools, know-how and support services to ensure that strategic,
business, and learning objectives are converted into business results.
Harold D. Stolovitch and Associates
HSA provides services to organizations to enable them to maximize
employee and workplace performance improvement.
KnowledgeAdvisors is a learning measurement and analytics technology company
that helps organizations understand how to better train and develop employees,
partners, and customers
The ROI Institute, Inc. is a research, benchmarking, and consulting
organization that provides workshops, publications, and consulting
services on Jack and Patti Phillips’ ROI Methodology™.
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A top quality news feed with case studies, webcasts and resources for business
Articles on cutting-edge thinking about business and business management, written
for the practitioner.
Knowledge at Wharton
Wharton’s business journal providing information about current
business trends, interviews with business leaders and articles
about business research.
A weekly newsletter on trends in learning, performance and knowledge
acquisition published by Elliott Masie of the Masie Center.
Each monthly issue of PerformanceXpress contains feature
articles highlighting current developments and ideas in performance
improvement, as well as regular columns spotting trends, presenting
Human Performance Technology case studies and delving into
A regular news update with business analyses, insights, commentary and other
useful information about developments in the business world.
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