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Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning

Raptivity

I am sure you already know about ‘analytics’. Application of analytics is typically perceived as an aid for marketing and business decisions. Analytics can be used not only for businesses but in many other fields that impact our daily lives including eLearning. So what really is learning analytics? This type of data can be interpreted through learning analytics.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

They are also big in the market – people are buying them. The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. While they have been making roads in the educational markets for the past few years, some solutions start to target the corporate market too. – this is the backbone of the platform. Flashback. VHS still dominates.

And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

eLearning 24-7

have spent the last year and a half, looking to see if there were any differences between a LMS and a learning platform. Was there anything or things that really set them apart, to such a degree that one could say, “that is a LMS” and another say, “that is a learning platform” Before you go, oh, yeah well the modern ones are learning platforms and the “traditional” is LMS, I’d like to remind you, with no disrespect intended, that thinking is erroneous at best.  We will discuss that in short order. Analytics and reporting.

Content Marketing 101

Visual Lounge

(Guest post from Adria Saracino, head of outreach at digital marketing agency Distilled.). Over the last few years, content marketing has been hot on the lips of every marketer I know. So what is content marketing, really , and how can you take advantage of it? What is content marketing, anyhow? Simply Business | Email Marketing Guide. But wait! Take-Away.

8 eCommerce Marketing Tools to Increase Your Course Sales

DigitalChalk eLearning

That means you have online courses that are hosted within the LMS platform and then sold to customers. Marketing. With marketing your online courses , you can draw more traffic to your site, better communicate with potential (and current) customers, and ultimately become more successful. We’ve created a list of 8 eCommerce marketing tools to increase your course sales.

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?

InsiderHub

You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all.  GA is a free service (though not the only free service) and can do quite a bit to help you track and report on where and how people use your website.

The Talent Management Systems Market Surges Ahead

Learning on the Leading Edge

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Today the market has totally shifted: talent management software is not for HR (even though HR buys it), it's for the employees, managers, and leaders. Vendor Landscape. Not true. Not yet.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Brand marketing. Perhaps after experimenting with internal “MOOC like” courses, the organisation can deliver a bona fide external MOOC either on their own server or via an established platform like Coursera. This wades into the murky waters of privacy and ethics, but theoretically at least, a company could purchase access to a particular MOOC’s analytics.

The Talent Management Systems Market Surges Ahead

Learning on the Leading Edge

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Today the market has totally shifted: talent management software is not for HR (even though HR buys it), it's for the employees, managers, and leaders. Vendor Landscape. Not true. Not yet.

Disruptions ahead: 9 HR Technology trends reinventing the HR software Market

Learning Wire

The Human Relations (HR) Software Market is entering one of the most disruptive years it has seen in more than a decade. More recently, people analytics, mobile platforms and PaaS (Platform as a Service) have taken over the field with their advantage of having been created as a people oriented service. How can we assess these performance tools you ask? Think

We’re hiring! Content Marketing Manager

LearnUpon

About the role: Due to our rapid growth we are now looking to hire a Content Marketing Manager who will be responsible for the coordination of all unique marketing content for LearnUpon. The right person for this role will have a really strong background in developing cross channel content and content optimization including text, audio, video, and image content, social media marketing and search marketing. The will also have the ability to interpret analytics and make a real impact on metrics through strategy and execution. Who we are looking for. Benefits.

KZO eLearning Video Platform: What Sets it Apart?

KZO Innovations

There are many platforms out there that host these eLearning videos.  With that being said, what makes the KZO eLearning video platform different than other platforms on the market? KZO has added an entire social platform to accompany the uploaded video.  Changes are reflected in real time, across the entire platform.  With so many options for eLearning platforms, it can be hard to determine which one is just right for your specific company.  Using video for educational purposes is increasingly becoming the norm in the eLearning industry. 

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data

mLevel

mLevel has evolved the data analytics and reporting platform from simple data exports, to colorful dashboards that provide data about learning objectives at the course (mission) level, to more advanced integrations into larger data systems that handle the major learning protocols including LTI and xAPI.  mLevel Platform Event Data Flow. The Future of Learning Data.

Solution Category Overview: Marketing Automation

InsiderHub

Marketing automation is the use of software solutions and platforms designed to automate and streamline repetitive marketing-related tasks, to allow for more effective marketing efforts on multiple online channels (email, social media, etc.). You’ve probably experienced marketing automation as a personal consumer. Need help using the site?

The Talent Management Systems Market Surges Ahead

Learning on the Leading Edge

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Today the market has totally shifted: talent management software is not for HR (even though HR buys it), it's for the employees, managers, and leaders. Vendor Landscape. Not true. Not yet.

We’re hiring! Digital Marketing Assistant

LearnUpon

Due to our rapid growth we are now looking to hire a Digital Marketing Assistant who will be responsible for supporting the marketing team. Updating and maintaining email marketing list data. Other marketing related tasks as required. Collaborating with, and reporting to, the Marketing Manager. Supporting the entire marketing team. The person we are looking for will have: Third level degree in marketing or business. Social media and email marketing experience. You’ll get the chance to learn from a team of experienced SaaS marketeers.

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My day playing at marketing at #AMC13

Tayloring it

Earlier today I attended Another Marketing Conference in order to try and ( as I said in this previous post ) gain a different perspective on ‘changing behaviours’ from outside the L&D bubble that I’ve found myself living in. Consumers have changed and so has marketing. Director of Marketing, Monotype. It’s all about ME (Marketing Effectiveness).

The Talent Management Systems Market Surges Ahead

Learning on the Leading Edge

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Our new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size. Today the market has totally shifted: talent management software is not for HR (even though HR buys it), it's for the employees, managers, and leaders. Vendor Landscape. Not true. Not yet.

Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

Social media platforms can also be an invaluable tool in eLearning course design. Businesses now integrate them into their marketing strategies, and the analytical data they provide allows us to identify trends and statistics in virtually every industry. Here are some useful tips for each of the 5 top social media platforms. 1. Tips for using Facebook in eLearning.

MOOC completion and drop-out rates

Ignatia Webs

Katy is clearly an upcoming academic, she is thorough, focused, analytical. Take a look at her analytics at her MOOC project site here. Getting her hands on learning analytics is not always that easy. learner analytics education research mooc open science open educationIt turned out she is working (in her spare time!) on the completion rates in MOOCs. inspiring stuff!

Workday Recruiting: Will It Disrupt The Talent Acquisition Software Market?

Learning on the Leading Edge

The Corporate Recruiting Software Market. The market for corporate recruiting software, now over $1.5 Read our Talent Acquisition Market research for details on the players.). In fact the whole discipline of talent acquisition looks much more like marketing and much less like staffing every day. Companies need a software platform that manages this entire process.

The State of Video Marketing in 2015

KZO Innovations

It’s true – and many marketers are increasingly capitalizing on the power of video. 69% of marketing, sales, and business professionals are currently utilizing video marketing and another 31% are planning to. In fact, a whopping 96% of B2B companies are planning to use video in their content marketing in the next year. The marketers that are leading the way in engaging with consumers, building brand loyalty, and driving conversions all have one thing in common: they are more likely to use video in their content marketing efforts.

Workday drops the Other Shoe(s): BigData Analytics, Recruiting, and Extensible Objects

Learning on the Leading Edge

Workday, the “built for the cloud” challenger to Oracle and SAP for the $133 billion dollar ERP market, made several major announcements this week. While originally offered as an HRMS, the system now includes a well developed financials module and is rapidly becoming an end-to-end business management platform. Workday BigData Analytics. Let me briefly explain.

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Learning on the Leading Edge

This announcement has the potential to significantly impact the human capital and talent management software markets. ADP's products range from global and local payroll, benefits and benefits administration, staffing and recruiting services and platforms, time and attendance processing, and many forms of HR consulting and outsourcing. think of ADP as "The GE of the HR Market."

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Learning on the Leading Edge

This announcement has the potential to significantly impact the human capital and talent management software markets. ADP's products range from global and local payroll, benefits and benefits administration, staffing and recruiting services and platforms, time and attendance processing, and many forms of HR consulting and outsourcing. think of ADP as "The GE of the HR Market."

Presidential Politics, LMSs – The Cycle

eLearning 24-7

When done right the data can identify certain longitudinal information, forecasts and other useful analytics.  remember a few years back talking to an LMS vendor who told me the reason they did not have an Android app is because no one asked or requested it.  At that time, Android OS was 70% of the smartphone market.  Tagged: learning management systems , learning platform , LMS , presidential politics. learning management system learning platform LMS vendor Uncategorized learning management systems LMS presidential politicsCycle A – Polling Political Style.

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The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself

Learning on the Leading Edge

As I recently wrote in great detail in the article " The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself ," the explosion of mobile platforms, analytics, artificial intelligence, video, and of course the expansive growth of social platforms is totally redefining the way we work. Along with these changes, the technology market is being disrupted as well. While most companies are well along buying new cloud-based platforms for core HR and talent management, a whole new industry of app-centric tools has emerged.

Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics)

Learning on the Leading Edge

I'm going to start a series of blogs on the topic of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics). We have Entered The Analytics Era. like to think of it as the "era of analytics." This is the essence of the BigData or Analytics era we have entered. company by the name of Splunk launched a platform to analyze systems performance and marketing data.

Making Sense of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics)

Learning on the Leading Edge

I'm going to start a series of blogs on the topic of BigData in HR (aka Talent Analytics). We have Entered The Analytics Era. like to think of it as the "era of analytics." This is the essence of the BigData or Analytics era we have entered. company by the name of Splunk launched a platform to analyze systems performance and marketing data.

SAP To Buy SuccessFactors: Major Shift In Talent Management Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

Just last week I delivered a webinar on trends in the Talent Management Systems market, and discussed the fact that this market is rapidly becoming commoditized and that the big vendors were starting to make a major impact. Listen to this webinar to get a good understanding of where this market is going. billion (almost 10X 2011 revenues). Click here for the replay.).

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Workday drops the Other Shoe(s): BigData Analytics, Recruiting, and Extensible Objects

Learning on the Leading Edge

Workday, the “built for the cloud” challenger to Oracle and SAP for the $133 billion dollar ERP market, made several major announcements this week: BigData Analytics, Workday Recruiting, and Extensible Objects. (To get a good understanding of BigData, read our new market brief.). Workday BigData Analytics. Under the covers the product is quite innovative.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

In 2015,  we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond.  We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: As we understand, for over 20 years, you have been writing about corporate e-learning and technology-related subjects, and have been keeping a tab on the global e-learning market trends (corporate sector). Bob: Apparently, Global Industry Analysts, Inc has predicted that the global e-learning market is going to reach US$109.65bn this year. So I’d be cautious about their predictions and would revise the size of the world’s e-learning market downwards from that figure. In the near future, watch out for the growth of: Adaptive learning platforms. LCMSs.

Gamification In Application Software Training

Learnnovators

We are especially impressed with two computer application learning games that are freely available in the market today. It is interesting to note that gamification is a buzzword within the enterprise software market too! Here is a YouTube video on Demo Jam – A demo of the SAP gamification platform that leverages a forecasting client: •     [link]. ” ~ Karl Kapp.