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This week calls for celebration as we have reached the end of our long-form coverage of the Intellum research report. Next week we will feature brand-new research! Until then, we are answering the question:

What is the most valued capability in platforms designed to deliver education programs?

Let's get to it!

Tip the scale ⚖️

Companies adjust to changes in consumer demand and the overall market. Sometimes they do this with shrinking budgets and leaner teams. Leaders often must find ways to maximize their investments.

The decision to deliver and maintain an education program (especially one at scale) is often a choice that requires a large investment in both human and financial resources. So, when looking to trim costs, initiatives that don't directly contribute to increased revenue can often be first on the chopping block.

In Intellum’s recent study, respondents selected their most valued platform capability from the following options:

  • Assessments
  • Direct Learning
  • Branding
  • Bottom-Up Personalization
  • Top-Down Personalization
  • Scalability
  • Measurement

Although assessments are named the No. 1 most important platform capability, the data shows companies that value assessments are least likely to see increased revenue (27%).

Interestingly, organizations that prioritized “scalability” were most likely to see increased revenue (42%).

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