PlusPlus is a direct result of Twitter University. In this article I interview our founder and CEO, Marko Gargenta, who, alongside his brother Sasa, co-created the platform that enabled Twitter to implement the sharing of knowledge at scale, and which became Twitter...
Kelly Scanlan, Senior Manager of Leadership Development at Box, knows firsthand how to design a learning program that clearly demonstrates its value to participants. At TechKnowCon 2019, she shared with attendees how she managed to take a Box certification program from an NPS of 0 to NPS of 67 in just six short months.
To stay competitive and achieve growth in today's rapidly changing world, nearly every business these days needs to regularly integrate new technologies. B2B tech companies have been responding to these market demands, growing and scaling as they empower other...
It’s no longer a question whether a diverse workplace is beneficial. Article after article has proven that a more diverse and inclusive team results in better products as well as a healthier work environment. But what if catering to a diverse audience is also economically efficient?
Learning isn’t just about picking up new skills or even being trained on a particular piece of software; it’s also learning from mistakes and victories alike. So how do you build an environment that encourages this at your company? Author and Consultant Ron Lichty explains.
Companies are shifting away from hiring for specific programming skills and know-how in lieu of finding candidates who are adaptable and quick to learn on their feet. But how do you maintain that learning environment going forward? Ron Lichty, consultant and former Apple team lead, explains.
Nazhat Salim, Talent Development Specialist at Credit Karma, shares how the Talent Development team created and continues to evolve Credit Karma University. A centralized learning program that includes classroom teaching, mentoring and coaching, the goal is to empower the organization and equip teams and individuals with the knowledge and tools they need — not just to do […]
Jessica Amortegui, Senior Director of Learning & Development at Logitech, created the Leadership Leap program, which offers an innovative approach to leadership development. Drawing on Robert Kegan’s theory of adult development, the program invites leaders to explore the essence of their identity to achieve personal transformation.
Simeon Franklin, Staff Technical Instructor at Twitter, is a Program Manager for Twitter University — the technical education program for engineers at the social network. That job involves teaching courses, mentoring instructors and occasionally writing tools for Engineering Effectiveness team.
Positive psychology, the scientific study of strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive, is a field that you might associate more with personal development than with leadership and business. Here Keith Gatto, The Positive Psychology Fellow for the Fung Institute of Leadership at UC Berkeley, describes how he has applied his research in this area to […]
Keeping an eye on customer pain points, and finding solutions that will address them, is the best way in which we can ensure that a product is relevant and useful for them. Here Rajon Tumbokon, who leads engineering on-boarding, training and development for engineers at LinkedIn, talks about what they learned from feedback and metrics that […]
In an ever-changing business environment, leadership development is more important than ever. Victoria Sevilla is responsible for Leadership Development on the Global People Development team at cloud infrastructure and business mobility software company VMware. She describes how her team is changing the way that leadership development is carried out, and the success of their award-winning Genius Maker […]