No other role has seen such dramatic change as that of the human resources professional. Now calling the role Talent Development is one tangible indication of this change. The reasons are clear. Fluctuating job markets in a global economy. Workforce diversity. Virtual workers. Changing population mix. More government regulations. Changing economic influences. Creating a workplace environment that fosters collaboration, inspires performance, and adapts to changing conditions is a tall order. Follow this path to build a solid framework and create up-to-date programs that lead to employee and organizational excellence.