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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.

7 Secrets for Measuring Training Program ROI with People Analytics

Analytics 23 5 7 8 11 13 14 18 20 Introduction The Time Is Right To Implement People Analytics. Cloud Computing Software Eats The World Data Science People Analytics Benefit Every Stage Of Management. using people analytics is. 75% 8% People Analytics noun. People Analytics is quickly becoming an integral part of overall strategy at businesses around.

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.

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.

Open Learning Analytics: A proposal

George Siemens

Learning analytics are increasingly relevant, and prominent, in education. Startups and established software vendors are targeting learning analytics in their product offerings for the education and training and development sector. Many of the companies that serve the higher education market– including Sungard, Blackboard, and Pearson – are already heavily committed to analytics.

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.

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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.

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.

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?

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

of respondents are looking to leave their current LMS platform and move to a new provider. do not provide the data and analytics the companies need.” On the other hand, LMSs – with their complex, centralized platforms – dictate that you drive. Mobile technologies to deliver information when and where learners want it – and on their platform of choice. Start your engines.7

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.

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.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

LMSs, LCMSs, and Learning Management Platforms. Learning Analytics. Integration of mobile learning with e-learning, and with other emerging technologies such as Learning Analytics. More LMSs and learning platforms enabling options for managing and tracking informal learning. Learning Analytics. Tools supporting Learning Analytics for video-based learning content.

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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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."

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

be difficult to effectively retrofit microlearning into their platforms. Components of an ideal Microlearning Platform While technologies exist for distributing and aggregating microlearning, they are not. investment by adopting a platform that not only delivers microlearning content, but also. The ideal microlearning platform should provide for. Microlearning in action.11

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.

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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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.

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. 

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.

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."

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.

Skillsoft Acquisition of SumTotal: Corporate Training Market Disruption?

Learning on the Leading Edge

A bang just went off in the corporate training and HR market. One of the largest training content company (Skillsoft) just finalized the acquisition of one of the largest and most pioneering learning platform companies (SumTotal Systems). While much of this deal was about growth, this acquisition represents the beginning of deeper integration between corporate learning and the LMS or learning technology market. Skillsoft and SumTotal are both pioneers in their respective markets and each grew through a series of acquisitions. The LMS market, which is now over $2.6

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!

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.

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.

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.

Elephants of HR Software Enter the Talent Management Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

Now, starting in 2011 and 2012, the elephants from the markets of core HR have arrived - and they plan to come in and start making the party a lot messier. Vantage HCM is a totally integrated platform (SaaS based) built from internally developed systems (Workscape, VirtualEdge, and other tools). The clear trend in this market is integration.

LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Learning Platforms. Global markets. Market with high revenue potential, yet has minimal competition – Content providers, B2B – unique angle – many systems do not understand the space, nor have a system that truly delivers what these markets need. Talk to folks seeking systems and what you could hear will surprise many vendors – the perception that a LMS is an outdated solution, archaic in nature that cannot provide the latest capabilities and functions needed in the market. The same applies to a learning system or learning platform

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Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

Whether you’re marketing your association to new members or marketing continuing education, there are some compelling reasons to upgrade your organization’s website and your LMS to a mobile responsive layout such as these reasons from Google Analytics : 48% of users say they feel frustrated and annoyed when they get to a site that’s not mobile-friendly. Why does it matter?

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Don’t Fall Behind the Web Analytics Curve

InsiderHub

Marketing specialist? You probably hear quite a bit of buzz regarding “Web Analytics,” (particularly Google’s version of the tool, Google Analytics), and it seems to be an ever blossoming field that can feel overwhelming. Why is web analytics so important? What exactly DOES Web Analytics entail? Are you a business owner? A Web designer? Busines

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

Learning on the Leading Edge

First, CEB is a global provider of best-practices research and tools in the areas of Human Resources, IT, Sales and Marketing, Finance, and Legal. The assessment market is very large (well over $2 billion) and very fragmented, with hundreds of small assessment firms who specialize in niche job roles and positions. Look at what has happened to the CRM market. BigData Play.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. As noted earlier in this post, the whole “compliance” driven features is striking the market at a fervor pace. Advanced analytics for administrators – 65.7%. Survey. Lasted for one month.

Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

World-a heterogeneous market: eLearning has different drivers in different geographies, and this is what I see happening basis our conversations with customers and prospects across the globe: US/Europe -Fairly mature markets. However, this would pick up steam only after a year or so, once some customers start talking about the real-life positive outcomes of these tools and platforms.

Skillsoft Acquisition of SumTotal: Corporate Training Market Disruption?

Learning on the Leading Edge

A bang just went off in the corporate training and HR market. One of the largest training content companies (Skillsoft) just finalized the acquisition of one of the largest learning platform companies (SumTotal Systems). While much of this deal was about growth, this acquisition represents the beginning of deeper integration between corporate learning and the LMS or learning technology market. Skillsoft and SumTotal are both pioneers in their respective markets and each grew through a series of acquisitions. The LMS market, which is now over $2.6 ").

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

Learning on the Leading Edge

First, CEB is a global provider of best-practices research and tools in the areas of Human Resources, IT, Sales and Marketing, Finance, and Legal. The assessment market is very large (well over $2 billion) and very fragmented, with hundreds of small assessment firms who specialize in niche job roles and positions. Look at what has happened to the CRM market. BigData Play.

Part3 #xAPI and #LRS #learningAnalytics #eln

Ignatia Webs

Example using Curator platform: everytime I interact with the platform an xAPI data will be tracked Also shows an example of xAPI integration in Google Chrome, which when clicked in that box of Google Chrome is immediately fed back as a statement to xAPI. big data data eLearning learning analytics LRS mobile mobile learning quantified self research workshop xapi

6 Things Your LMS Should Be Able to Do

Lambda Solutions

With the LMS landscape changing as quickly as it has been, there are a ton of new features and functions that are being introduced in the market. Develop and administer reports (A Reporting & Analytics Tool). If you’ve implemented an LMS, chances are you’re going to need to prove the return on investment of your online learning platform. For Organizations and Admin: 1.

LinkedIn is Disrupting the Global Recruiting Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

But the hottest part of this market is tools for sourcing. LinkedIn is disrupting the market for job boards, advertisers, recruitment service firms, and recruitment software companies. We estimate that the total worldwide recruiting market is over $130 billion in software, services, content, consulting, and staff. Million, putting the company on a 2012 plan of $860 Million.

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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

This is the solution for which the market is anticipated to grow quite faster, hitting a smashing figure of 200 million users in just 3 years. It’s quite obvious that each year more and more data comes to process, and learning institutions would use tools made exclusively for big data analytics to make sense of the user generated information. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 3 Big Data.

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