The Place For Performance Improvement Professionals

The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is the association of choice for Performance Improvement (PI) practitioners seeking a community of practice. As the premier source of performance improvement information, tools and professional development opportunities ISPI offers:

  • Opportunities to network with other PI professionals
  • Leading edge news, journals and other periodicals
  • The latest books on performance improvement
  • Access to the top people in the PI arena and their latest work
  • Developmental opportunities: Conferences, world-class website resources, local chapter events
  • Professional volunteer activities – committees, holding office, faculty opportunities
  • International contacts and current information on PI activities around the world
  • Multiple venues for presenting your ideas in print and at conferences
  • The Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) designation

Our Foundation

Increasing workplace performance requires a focus on results rather than just the solutions. To facilitate this approach, ISPI bases the practice of performance improvement on the successful alignment of the work, the worker and the workplace to enable the organization to:

  • Focus on results
  • Take a systems viewpoint
  • Add value to the organization
  • Establish partnerships

Our Methodology

Performance Technology is the means used to improve individual and organizational performance. The methodology used requires a systematic approach to:

  • Assess a need or opportunity
  • Identify causes or factors that limit performance
  • Design solutions
  • Develop solutions
  • Implement the solutions
  • Evaluate the results

Our Members

Industries, organizations, and their employees working in different areas like line managers, human resources managers, organizational development consultants, training directors, instructional technologists, human factors practitioners, and project managers are members of ISPI. They work in a variety of settings including business, academia, government, non-profits, and the armed forces.


ISPI is synonymous with Performance Improvement. It is our one-stop shop for the most current information, collegial recognition of professional achievements, and connections to organizations and industries worldwide. With a constant flow of new ideas and shared experiences, ISPI embodies the concept of giving something back to one’s profession. With so many ways to become an active and contributing member, ISPI truly offers something for every practitioner.


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