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#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

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Your friends days before your big 30-40-50-60, heck even your wedding – again, is this really necessary? #10 eLogic Learning - Essential LMS. TinCan support with mobile learning, however no on/off synch. Mobile learning support, but no TinCan nor on/off synch. Jam – which is their social learning and collaboration tool. Learning, but no on/off synch.

Oracle buys Taleo

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Today Oracle announced plans to acquire Taleo, the largest provider of recruitment software, for $1.9 The company positions this as part of Oracle's strategy to build a "comprehensive, cloud offering to help companies manage their HR operations and employee careers." Oracle now has a powerhouse set of products for HR and talent management. billion. Register Here

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

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They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. For the mobile learning space – it is a necessity. If you are still a huge fan of ILT or believe a blended learning approach is necessary, why stick only to PowerPoint, handouts and long talks? Social Learning. Mobile Learning.

HR TechnologyConference 2012: Mobile, LMS, and Cloud Update

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It was very interesting, and we all have a lot to learn here. Oracle announced its mobile development toolkit, Silkroad demonstrated its Point product for mobile, and most vendors realize that "mobile" is the future. There is a tremendous interest in mobile learning and knowledge sharing (video, audio, etc.) Oracle claims it should be based on SQL and Java (doubtful).

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” And learning vendors (e.g.,

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”

LMS 2013: The $1.9 Billion Market for Learning Management Systems

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This week we will be launching our newest annual research on the state of the Learning Management Systems market. last year (Read the Corporate Learning Factbook for details) bringing global corporate spending to over $130 billion. As readers of this research will learn, LMS platforms continue to play a vital role in HR technology as well. Fig 1: The Continuous Learning Model.

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The Most Popular e-Learning Tools [GRAPH]

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It seems like every day there is another e-Learning tool claiming to be the be-all, end-all for e-learning development. That said, this got me thinking: which e-learning tools out there are the most popular? suspect that my story isn't all that different than other e-Learning developers out there. Source: [link]. Have a great weekend! wordpress lms

Workday files IPO as Oracle Fusion Builds Momentum

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This week Workday released its S-1 (IPO filing) and we also had a detailed briefing from Oracle on the company's progress with Fusion and Taleo. Oracle's Progress. That said, Oracle, SAP, and other vendors are not sitting still. We sat down with Oracle this week and walked away very impressed with the company's progress in the Cloud HRMS and ERP area.

The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change

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The market grew by around 20% in 2012 and we expect 22% growth in 2012, reaching over $4 billion for this entire segment (this does not include the market for core HRMS and payroll software). Our definition of talent management software includes recruiting, performance and succession management, compensation management, and learning management.

The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change

Learning on the Leading Edge

The market grew by around 20% in 2012 and we expect 22% growth in 2012, reaching over $4 billion for this entire segment (this does not include the market for core HRMS and payroll software). Our definition of talent management software includes recruiting, performance and succession management, compensation management, and learning management.

Tornadoes & Strawberry Yogurt

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Companies like SAP and Oracle have offered such end-to-end solutions for years now, and the largest supply chain organizations in the world have already bought-in. Potentially big platforms like SAP and Oracle can adopt the Experience API. Data Model and Structure Learning Registry Plugfest 2. Learning Featured SCORMAnd that brings us to today’s post.

Why IBM Acquired Kenexa

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After SAP's acquisition of SuccessFactors and Oracle's acquisition of Taleo, it was just IBM's turn. Kenexa provides one of the top two recruiting platforms (tied neck and neck with Taleo-Oracle, and also offers and end-to-end talent management offering (The Kenexa 2X Platform). Ever play a game of musical chairs? Today IBM announced the acquisition of Kenexa for $1.3

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How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

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Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. The post How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

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This week ADP , the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). Over the last several years ADP has acquired a number of companies (VirtualEdge in recruiting, Workscape in compensation and performance management), and partnered with CornerstoneOnDemand for learning and other related technology.

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week ADP , the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). Over the last several years ADP has acquired a number of companies (VirtualEdge in recruiting, Workscape in compensation and performance management), and partnered with CornerstoneOnDemand for learning and other related technology.

LMS 2013: The $1.9 Billion Market for Learning Management Systems

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week we will be launching our newest annual research on the state of the Learning Management Systems market. last year (Read the Corporate Learning Factbook for details) bringing global corporate spending to over $130 billion. As readers of this research will learn, LMS platforms continue to play a vital role in HR technology as well. Fig 1: The Continuous Learning Model.

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Building Convenience Stores for Learning

Social Learning

To that end, I’d like to suggest that building a well-designed learning portal is the cornerstone to all learning solutions. Because, at their best, learning portals integrate the best qualities of convenience stores. Single-serving packaging (bite-sized learning chunks). Turning a Web-site like db101.org into a learning portal is not super complicated, technically.

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Social Tools Collide with Talent Management Software

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When we started studying this space in 2007 we looked hard at tools like Jive (corporate social networking), Sharepoint (content management and integrated Microsoft platform), Yammer (acquired by Microsoft), Socialtext , Chatter (Salesforce.com), and others to understand their impact on the corporate learning market. Oracle is developing its own social networking tools. billion.

Systems of Engagement vs. Systems of Record - About HR software, design. and Workday

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" Systems of Engagement " are systems which are used directly by employees for "sticky uses" - like email, collaboration systems, and new social networking and learning systems. " If you look at SAP's new Employee Central or Oracle's Fusion and compare it to older SAP and Oracle applications, it's like night and day. More on that below.

The Integration of Talent Management Systems Comes to Forefront

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In the last 90 days we have seen SAP's acquisition of SuccessFactors , followed by Oracle's acquisition of Taleo , and then the smaller Kenexa acquisition of Outstart and PeopleFluent acquisition of Strategia. In the past of course both Oracle and SAP were far too busy with other things to really put the innovation muscle they needed into talent management.

BigData in HR: Why it's Here and What it Means

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Today nearly every major HR software vendor (Oracle, SAP, ADP, Ceridian, Workday as well as specialty companies like SumTotal, Cornerstone, Lumesse, Silkroad, Ultimate, and hundreds of others) are building and buying end-to-end HR suites, very similarly to the evolution of customer relationship marketing. Read our BigData in HR research to learn more. Why Analytics is Coming to HR.

BigData in HR: Why it's Here and What it Means

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Today nearly every major HR software vendor (Oracle, SAP, ADP, Ceridian, Workday as well as specialty companies like SumTotal, Cornerstone, Lumesse, Silkroad, Ultimate, and hundreds of others) are building and buying end-to-end HR suites, very similarly to the evolution of customer relationship marketing. Read our BigData in HR research to learn more. Why Analytics is Coming to HR.

Corporate Executive Board acquires SHL: Heating Up the Market for HR Services and Data

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The company's sales force calls on senior HR leaders and typically sells a "professional networking" solution which lets senior HR leaders learn from each other. IBM is investing heavily in BigData for HR tools and services, and we can expect Oracle to move in this direction as well. " There are many interesting dimensions to this acquisition. BigData Play.

Corporate Executive Board acquires SHL: Heating Up the Market for HR Services and Data

Learning on the Leading Edge

The company's sales force calls on senior HR leaders and typically sells a "professional networking" solution which lets senior HR leaders learn from each other. IBM is investing heavily in BigData for HR tools and services, and we can expect Oracle to move in this direction as well. " There are many interesting dimensions to this acquisition. BigData Play.

Social Tools Collide with Talent Management Software

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When we started studying this space in 2007 we looked hard at tools like Jive (corporate social networking), Sharepoint (content management and integrated Microsoft platform), Yammer (acquired by Microsoft), Socialtext , Chatter (Salesforce.com), and others to understand their impact on the corporate learning market. Oracle is developing its own social networking tools. billion.

Oracle Buys Taleo by News Editor

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Oracle plans to add Taleo’s Talent Management cloud offering to the Oracle Public Cloud. Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies

Update from Masie Learning Conference and HR Tech Europe

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I just finished a marathon travel-week which included a few days at Elliot Masie's Learning 2012 conference and several days at the HR Tech Europe show in Amsterdam. Masie Learning 2012 Conference : Energizing and Informative as Ever. As I discussed with Elliot at the conference, Learning & Development forms a vital backbone to all elements of talent management.

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Update from Masie Learning Conference and HR Tech Europe

Learning on the Leading Edge

I just finished a marathon travel-week which included a few days at Elliot Masie's Learning 2012 conference and several days at the HR Tech Europe show in Amsterdam. Masie Learning 2012 Conference : Energizing and Informative as Ever. As I discussed with Elliot at the conference, Learning & Development forms a vital backbone to all elements of talent management.

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Psst. You wanna buy some features?

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You don’t have to go to funkytown to see some feature sets that put the “WoW” back into learning. HRIS integration – At one time systems said ERP integration with SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft for example, now the new buzz: HRIS integration – Lawson. Social learning – snooze fest, but few vendors now offering Facebook SSO and Twitter integration. 18% support mobile learning in some fashion either via smartphones, tablets – the majority support only smartphones. Learning 24/7. We Will Rock You. Funky Features in a Good Way.

How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

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Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. Establish key performance indicators for the critical tasks that link to the business case, and write learning objectives from those.

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Answering your LMS Questions

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Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch.  Learning paths or curriculum paths. Can integrate with various HRIS or ERP systems including Oracle, SAP, Lawson. Learning is really becoming secondary, even if these vendors offer a LMS. . Learning 24/7. How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? to 4 or 5 p.m.

CornerstoneOnDemand Explodes With Growth

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Oracle buys Taleo. CornerstoneOnDemand , one of the premier publicly-traded players (originally a cloud-based LMS company, now offering performance, learning, recruiting, and extended enterprise talent management), just reported 51% growth in bookings. The market for corporate talent management platforms (recruiting, employee engagement, performance management, learning, customer training and support) is over $4 billion and is growing at an accelerating rate. Learning Management continues to be one of the bedrock applications in corporate talent management.).

BigData in HR: Why it's Here and What it Means

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today nearly every major HR software vendor (Oracle, SAP, ADP, Ceridian, Workday as well as specialty companies like SumTotal, Cornerstone, Lumesse, Silkroad, Ultimate, and hundreds of others) are building and buying end-to-end HR suites, very similarly to the evolution of customer relationship marketing. Read our BigData in HR research to learn more. Why Analytics is Coming to HR.

New Research: BigData in HR as Huge Opportunity

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More than 80% of the organizations we talk with have lots of great measurement programs (learning measurement, a talent acquisition analytics team, and often a workforce planning team), but they are rarely pulled together. They standardize on tools, working with IT, and they learn to use them well. The topics of BigData in HR is white hot. But tools are not the solution. " 4.

New Research: BigData in HR as Huge Opportunity

Learning on the Leading Edge

More than 80% of the organizations we talk with have lots of great measurement programs (learning measurement, a talent acquisition analytics team, and often a workforce planning team), but they are rarely pulled together. They standardize on tools, working with IT, and they learn to use them well. The topics of BigData in HR is white hot. But tools are not the solution. " 4.

Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics)

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We have been studying this area since the early 2000s (when I wrote The Training Measurement Book ) and what we've learned over the years is that while vendors have launched dozens of exciting products and tools, ultimately the key to success sits with you. Today you can purchase tools from companies like Mercer, SAP, Oracle, SHL, or small exciting companies like Visier. " 2.