T&D: Revisiting My Past Newsletter Articles on ISD and PI

ISD – Instructional Systems Design – and – PI – Performance Improvement

Winter of 1998 – On the Quality Front


This firm – which has gone through a half-dozen names changes since they became my client in early 1983 – was a branch operations for HVAC and then Energy Management – and our efforts evolved from conducting Curriculum Architecture Design (CAD) efforts (producing T&D/ Learning Paths) and ADDIE-like development efforts – to the development of Certification/Qualification Performance Tests – to Accelerate the Time to Performance.

The Performance Tests efforts were based on efforts I and my firm’s partners had done at the Oil Fields of Prudhoe Bay in 1987 and later on the Alaska Pipeline in 1994. It was a proven process by the time we started that kind of work for this client – now Siemens Building Technologies.  The process is a subset of the CAD methods where the focus is on architecting and then developing Performance Tests.

I lost them as a client after moving from Chicago to the Charlotte area in 2004. They were a great client.


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