Measuring progress with priorities

Tags: Skills

Priorities provide you with invaluable data into how your team’s skills are progressing toward your organization’s technical objectives. See Using priorities to learn how to set up your priorities and share them with your teams.

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Insights gained from priorities

With analytics from priorities, you can:

  • See how many users are engaging with the platform and assessing their skills—helping you drive adoption, if needed.
  • Know if your teams have the necessary levels of proficiency—helping you identify which skills need to be improved to achieve your priority.
  • See how skills have progressed over time and how long it took your teams to skill up—helping you better plan for future projects.

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Priorities home and detail pages

The priorities home page (opens in new tab) displays a dashboard of your organization's priorities. This helps you see how your teams' progress toward your various objectives is aligned with your strategic plan.

Clicking a priority will take you to the respective priority detail page. This lets you see your teams' growth in each of the channel groups making up the priority. Clicking a channel group gives you further visibility into each channel making up the group.

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Priorities data

The priorities home page (opens in new tab) and each respective priority's detail page display the following data:

  • Total view time: Aggregate view time for users engaging with priority content
  • Users assessed: Unique count of users that have completed a Skill IQ that is part of the priority, out of total users engaging with priority
  • Skill IQ composition: Unique count of users by Skill IQ quintile based on latest Skill IQs completed
  • Skill IQ progress: Change in average Skill IQ quintile for users that completed Skill IQ retakes

Hovering over the Skill IQ composition and Skill IQ progress graphs gives you details on the respective data:

  • Number of users: Broken down by the five quintiles (novice, emerging, average, above average, expert)
  • Users assessed (see above)
  • Skill IQ progress (see above)

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CSV report

Note: CSV results will only reflect users still on your group plan.

You can download a CSV (comma-separated values file) report to view more details about your team’s progress with your priorities. The CSV report aggregates data to the level of one row per user, per piece of content (i.e., priority > channel group > channel > content > user).

To download the CSV, click the Download icon. The CSV  may take some time to download.

Data fields include:

  • Priority: Name of priority
  • Channel group: Name of channel group
  • Channel: Name of channel
  • First name: First name of user
  • Last name: Last name of user
  • Email: User’s primary email listed for the user's account
  • Channel duration: Duration of respective channel, listed as hours in decimal format
  • Channel completion %: Completion percentage of respective channel by respective user
  • Content title: Title of respective piece of content
  • Content type: Content type for respective piece of content. Values include “course”, “external-link'', “interactive-course”, “path”, “project”, and “skill-assessment"
  • Content duration (hours): Duration of respective piece of content, listed in decimal format
  • Content view time (hours): Total hours viewed of the respective content by the respective user, listed in decimal format
  • Initial Skill IQ quintile: Initial proficiency level for the respective user for the respective skill. Values range from 1–5 (low to high), which represent the following levels: novice, emerging, average, above average, and expert
  • Initial Skill IQ date: Date of initial Skill IQ
  • Retake Skill IQ quintile: Proficiency level from the most recent retake for the respective user for the respective skill. Values range from 1–5 (see above)
  • Retake Skill IQ date: Date of most recent Skill IQ retake

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