Driving Business Results: Developing Creative Leaders

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 12:00pm CST

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Special Three-Part Webinar Series: IBM Global CHRO Study: Insights From Over 700 CHROs on Strategic Workforce Transformation

Learn from the insights provided by more than 700 chief human resources officers around the world. Find out how workforce investment is shifting. Companies are beginning to focus more on growth, expanding into new markets and offering new products and services. Based on the key capability gaps revealed in this study, learn what should be your top three workforce imperatives.

In this three-part webinar series, partners at IBM and Narendra Patil from Saba will elaborate on these top three workforce imperatives - cultivating creative leaders, mobilizing for speed and flexibility, and capitalizing on collective intelligence.

You will learn:

  • Key workforce imperatives identified by global CHROs
  • How your peers see workforce imperatives changing and their business impact
  • How it is becoming critical to build a borderless workforce
  • Best practices and a framework for you to begin strategic workforce transformation


Cynthia L. Crose
Vice President and Global Process Leader, Learning Solutions
IBM Global Process Services

With more than 30 years experience in the Information Technology industry, Ms. Crose is widely recognized for her leadership, teamwork, and management abilities, working both with IBMers and with clients, across many cultures. She has led consulting, sales, systems engineering, and services delivery teams in a broad range of industries, including: Manufacturing, Financial Services, Transportation, Entertainment, and Government. Ms. Crose is responsible the growth and profitability of IBM’s Global Process Services’ portfolio of Learning Solutions. The end-to-end Learning solution includes alignment of learning strategy to drive business results, curriculum consulting, content design and development, use of analytics to measure the impact of learning, administration of learning functions, and operations of Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Narendra Patil
Sr. Director of Product Marketing

Naren Patil is Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Saba responsible for Performance Suite of applications. Naren brings over 20 years of marketing and product strategy experience in enterprise software industry and has worked from companies such as BEA, SumTotal and Taleo. Last several years, Naren worked in the Talent Management space and was responsible for driving product marketing of the EPM, LMS and Talent Development solutions. His areas of focus & interest are Talent Mobility, Leadership development, Talent Analytics, Unified Talent Management, and impact of social collaboration on employee performance. Naren has an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

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