Episode 28 – Assessment Luminary, Will Thalheimer, TiER1

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Will Thalheimer, Principal at TiER1. Will details his 30-year journey to becoming a learning expert, which started as an instructional designer, trainer, and simulation architect. He explains which key findings from learning science we should put into practice, the four pillars of learning effectiveness, and the best way to evaluate how effective learning is.


Episode 27 – Assessment Luminary, Siddhartha Gupta, Mercer | Mettl

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary Siddhartha Gupta, CEO of Mercer | Mettl. Over the course of his career, Sid held key leadership positions at some of the most prestigious global IT companies. It was during that time that he discovered the niche of assessments and eventually moved to Mercer | Mettl. Sid shares his opinion on technology and bias, assessment innovation, and Mercer | Mettl’s partnership with Questionmark for the upcoming Bring Your Own Proctor feature.


Episode 26 – Assessment Luminary, Suzanne Heiob, SAP

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary Suzanne Heiob, the Global Certification Product Owner of SAP, who began her journey with the company as a student. Among her responsibilities, she oversees the product roadmap and keeps an eye on market trends to ensure that they are adopted into the program. Suzanne shares her thoughts on the best practices and future of certification programs, along with discussing international challenges, the computer translation capability co-innovation with Questionmark, and the ITCC award it recently won.


Assessments in Practice Podcast

Anonymous audit tests – an effective way to measure skills

Posted by John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director As part of my “Unlocking the Potential of Assessments” podcast series, I recently interviewed Bernt Nilsen who is CEO of Norsk Test, a Norwegian testing company (you can listen to the podcast here). During the podcast, he mentioned an interesting use of... Read More