Human Capital & Learning

Wbd STRATEGY

Unlocking workforce transformation through integrated talent management
 

WBD leverages the latest in workforce analytics to foster continuous learning, leadership development, and forward-thinking talent solutions.

Our Solutions

Workforce Analytics

Our team harnesses the latest in data science and qualitative assessments to identify workforce gaps and refine performance objectives. Our evaluations chart a clear path forward for transformative talent management and organizational planning.

Talent Management

WBD focuses on the full employee experience through comprehensive workforce planning, recruiting, retention, and performance management. This integrated talent management approach has proven effective for public and private sector clients in fostering the world class workforce of tomorrow.

Learning Development

Our learning specialists cross walk organization’s core competencies with capability maps that advance targeted learning objectives. Our customized learning development programs focus on reskilling and upskilling workforces through real-world application, mentorship, interactive e-modules, and blended learning.

Organizational Design

Our experts partner with federal leaders to ensure their culture, structures, and systems promote mission success. Through calculated re-alignments, WBD ensures enterprises are optimized for success at the macro and micro level.

Leadership Development

WBD partners with the most senior federal officials to align organizational strategy with day-to-day managerial operations. Leveraging war gaming exercises and micro-learning techniques, our specialists develop robust curriculum tailored toward your leadership needs.

Performance Management

With a basis in root cause analysis, our experts derive value-driven performance metrics from an organization’s mission, value proposition, and strategic goals.

Our Results

Learning Modules Launched

Across the Globe

Our learning specialists have partnered with federal and international leaders to build capacity in a wide-range of mission critical specialties. By understanding core competencies and mission needs, WBD has helped shape the workforce of tomorrow and mold 21st century leaders in an evolving world.

Success Story

Millennium Challenge Account – Indonesia

WBD partnered with the Millennium Challenge Account – Indonesia to support the largest procurement capacity-building and reform effort in the world. Our experts delivered 18 core competency training modules and 12 specialty training modules to 44 geographically diverse Indonesian government offices during the program. Our team also supported the creation of workshop materials, e-modules, mentoring case studies, and corresponding strategic communications.

Comprehensive Talent Management

And Workforce Optimization

WBD works with our federal partners to better understand their unique mission requirements and to develop custom talent management programs. Our team weighs tradeoffs within the organization to optimize its workforce and organizational design.

Success Story

Joint Service Provider

Our team facilitated a series of senior leadership offsites and conducted comprehensive workforce analytics to tap into the pulse of JSP’s workforce and operations. Through these guided assessments, WBD assisted senior leaders in revamping its recruiting strategy, rebalancing its workforce, and aligning leadership around a refined management operating model.

 

Insights

Building for a New Climate Reality

Record-breaking costs in infrastructure damage are increasing every year due to climate-change disasters in the United States. Climate resilient infrastructure must be designed to meet the new climate reality, and mitigation measures added to existing structures.

“Buying Clean” and Sustainable Public Procurement: New Opportunities for Federal Contractors

Global warming due to greenhouse gas emissions is the number one threat to the environment and the economy for everyone, everywhere. To increase resilience to a changing climate, nearly every human activity must embrace more sustainable practices to limit global...

State of the Industry: Project Management Certification

Project management is a difficult discipline that cuts across organizations globally. Global demand for top-talent in project management continues to rise, and organizations are increasingly seeking advice on how to identify and hire the best project managers. In...

Human-Centered Design Solves Client Needs

Human-centered design offers innovative solutions by placing human needs at the center of the problem-solving process. The designers from organizations that employ human-centered design seek first to thoroughly understand the people who are experiencing the problem before crafting a solution to solve the needs of their clients.

Acquisition Alert: The PRICE Act of 2021

Shortening the Long Pole of the Acquisition Tent The Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2021 (PRICE Act of 2021) was signed by President Biden on 02/22/2022. The PRICE Act intends to improve acquisitions...

Change Management’s ADKAR Model

The ADKAR Model is a proven means to facilitate change management. The model provides a clear, step-by-step way for organizations to adopt new processes and procedures.

Five Steps for a Successful CRM Rollout

A well-defined CRM implementation plan that includes project management, testing, training, and appropriate tools can ensure as successful CRM rollout.

U.S. Federal Agencies Create New Technologies to Help Solve Climate Challenges

Three U.S. Federal agencies, the Department of Energy, USDA, and the EPA, are funding new research and technologies to tackle the climate crisis and reduce greenhouse gasses.

Private Sector Investment in Biotechnology Improves Global Vaccine Production and Distribution

Biomanufacturing plants for vaccine production and distribution is an expensive investment, confining most plants — and their vaccine distribution — to wealthier countries. Private sector investment in biomanufacturing in low-to middle-income countries can create the global health infrastructure necessary for equitable vaccine distribution.

Modernizing Financial Management Practices for the Department of Defense

]Multiple DoD financial management practices are rated “high-risk” according to two U.S. oversight bodies responsible for mitigating federal inefficiency and waste. The Government Accountability Office and DoD Inspector General cite ineffective financial management...

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