Learning Strategy Master Plan: A look at the main characteristics (identified by the American Society for Training and Development) that are consistently present in the most successful learning organisations:
- alignment (to overall organisational goals)
Needs Analysis Round-up (Part 1) and Needs Analysis Round-up (Part 2) : A set of articles on best practices in needs analysis by Sims Learning Connections.
Responding to Customers, Experts and Personnel: Ideas on how to overcome resistanct to needs analysis by Jossey-Bass Pfeiffer
DIF Analysis: A nice flow chart by Harold Jarche of the "Difficulty, Importance, Frequency" decision tree used to determine training priority.