CLO Magazine launched a series called "Learning in Talent Management" in July, stating that the future of our space would see a blend of two often separate functions - learning and talent management. Organizations that combine their learning and talent practices yield better outcomes for their organizations and a far better user experience for their employees. That's why maturing the learning and talent strategies into a more cohesive function has become a business imperative. But where do you begin? Skillsoft's five-stage benchmarking framework can help you pinpoint your current stage of maturity and develop a plan to advance to the next level.