The Basics • USDOL Workforce Innovation Fund grant • $6 million award • 3 year grant through June 2015 • Followed by a 1 year evaluation with independent evaluator IMPAQ International
Project Actions and Tools DEMAND-DRIVEN SYSTEM • Reforming the workforce system to work with business as the primary customer PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING • Re-engineer workflow resulting in improved business outreach, assessment, and coordinated business client management TOOLS • Implement business tool with cloud computing Salesforce platform with Launchpad Careers/Workforce 2.0 consultants PARTNERSHIPS • Increase collaboration between workforce & economic development professionals at the state, regional and local level SKILL TRAINING • Develop new training curricula to meet specific industry needs
Salesforce.com Overview Founded in 1999 • •First “cloud” company • •Sales - Human Resources • •$3B Revenue • •100K customers - 15M users • •Foundation 1-1-1 Salesforce.com Public Sector • •Over 3 Dozen Implementation in • Economic Development • •Michigan EDC • •Minnesota DEED • •Los Angeles CDD • •Chicago Housing Authority
Founded 2005 (Division of Launchpad Careers, Inc.)Founders - Staffing & Economic Development14 EmployeesFocus:- WFD - Training & TechnologyMISSION: Provide tools to WFD to help put America Back To Work!
Implementation Plan • Nov 2012 Beta test – Southeast WI Jan 2013 Group A Pilot WDBs Go-Live • Bay Area • Northwest • West Central • Southwest • July 2013 Group B WDBs Go-Live • WOW • Milwaukee • Fox Valley • North Central • Western • South Central
Project Outcomes • Business Salesforce profiles • Use of Salesforce tools • New training developed • Workers trained in new programs • Industry partnerships created or enhanced • Job seekers placed in employment • Hires resulting from project relationships
Sue Gleason / Project Director Skills Wisconsin Initiative Workforce Development Board Of South Central WI 3513 Anderson Street, Suite 104 Madison, WI 53704 E firstname.lastname@example.org T 608-249-9001 ext 237 / Cell 608-217-6022