A Clear Reporting and Analytics Gap in Learning and Education
JANUARY 30, 2015
Yesterday marked an exciting day at Lambda as we finished our webinar on "Choosing the right Reporting Solution for Your LMS”. What became very apparent to us is that there is a clear gap and challenge when it comes to learning analytics and talent analytics. Thank you to the hundreds of people who came to learn, engage and provide their feedback!
Learning Analytics: A great boost for creating Learner Centric eLearning
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
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.
A Checklist to Help Select Your LMS Reporting and Analytics Solution - 8 Things to Look For
MAY 27, 2015
Reporting for open source learning is one of the top pain points among Moodle and Totara users. Moodle reporting needs are often complex, and they only increase over time. Unfortunately, many of the reporting and analytics solutions that are available simply do not have the capacity to provide what users need. reporting Totara LMS lms reporting
The Learning Analytics Market to Increase by 25% by 2020
JUNE 15, 2016
“Research and Markets” recently generated a report that predicts the learning analytics market to increase by over 25% by 2020 — that’s a quarter of the market, in just four years. With the right tools to automate reporting and analysis tools, less people time is needed to crunch numbers, correlate outcomes, make compelling visuals (graphs, charts, etc.), and derive insights.
Analytics Are a Decision Maker’s Best Friend
JULY 28, 2016
Yet, there is a significant gap between intent and action regarding organizational workforce analytics programs. According to Bersin by Deloitte’s 2015 “Global Human Capital Trends” report, 75 percent of executives stated workforce analytics was “important”; but only 8 percent rated their function’s capability for analytics as “strong.” Talent Management analytics
6 LMS Reporting Features for Moodle & Totara LMS
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
LMS Reporting is a) The most sought after LMS feature, b) The feature LMS users are the least happy with, and c) The number one reason people seek to switch LMS vendors. This is because many of the LMS LMS reporting and analytics solutions fall short in delivering what users need, making the search for a good solution a lengthy process.
7 Must Have LMS Features: #5 - Reporting & Analytics
OCTOBER 4, 2016
The LMS landscape enhances training effectiveness for organizations in various markets, if you know which features to look for — but with over 600 options in the LMS market, shopping for a new platform is no easy task. This is the fifth of seven blogs in our series, Must Have LMS Features. Check out the last post here. Learning Management System LMS
An Advanced LMS Reporting Solution for Moodle
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
learning analytics Moodle MoodleWe announced a few months ago that Lambda Analytika™ for Moodle was on its way, Well, it's finally here, and it comes with a plethora of new features and functions. To celebrate the launch of this highly anticipated Analytika release, we are providing a special offer. If you purchase Lambda Analytika before December 21st 2015, your first 6 months is on us!
Exploring Learning Analytics: How is it affecting corporate learning?
JANUARY 16, 2015
The trend of studying learner analytics to create adaptive learning is taking the learning industry by storm and the possibilities are endless. That helps in generating reports on how the learner performed on the various quizzes or tests within a course. For instance, learning analytics may reveal that most learners with English as their native language perform better in a course.
Is Learning Analytics A Game Changer For Enterprise LMSs?
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
If you have some knowledge about the current learning-scape as well as about what analytics basically is, you would have already answered in affirmative to the question above. Learning Analytics, just as with analytics in business, web or healthcare, has the power to empower the people in the training department of your organization with the information they need. First name.
Lambda Analytika Reporting for Learning Management Systems
APRIL 13, 2015
Lambda Analytika is a robust reporting and analytics solution for open source learning management systems. With over 600 deployments under our belt, customer feedback made it clear that reporting and access to data was a major gap with the current native reporting functionality and plug-ins available in Moodle and Totara
Session Notes: "Driving Impact with Learning Analytics" Jeff Grisenthwaite #TrainingMag
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
To increase the impact of learning programs, L&D need to ensure decision making and continuous improvement are supported by analytics. Do you have these analytics in place? Comprehensive Metrics Efficiency (we''ve been good at reporting this, because it''s what the LMS reports). Process Automation Where does your time go in terms of analytics? For most orgs, 80% of the time is spent on the manual gathering and date entry and reports. and not "what metrics do you want me to report on?" Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Effectiveness.
New Improvements with Latest Release of Lambda's Advanced Reporting & Analytics Solution
DECEMBER 29, 2015
We are releasing the latest version of our Advanced Reporting and Analytics Solution! There are a number of new features and enhancements, but the three main categories of improvement are: learning analytics lms reportingVersion 3.1 is is the latest customer release, fully stocked with enhancements driven by user feedback.
Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
It’s nearly here. In a little over two months, my 2016 Top 50 LMS Report will be available for purchase. My goal has always been to offer a report based on independent, fair analysis. For the 2016 Report: The following vendors are in the Top 50 (for details, insight, data and cool extras, have to purchase the report). Small Sampling of who’s in the Top 50 LMS for 2016 (in no particular order) Not every vendor who is in the report is listed below. What’s in the Report. Find out in the report. It’s in the report.
Learning Solutions 2016 Highlights
MARCH 28, 2016
As for the latest buzz on Raptivity, without a doubt it was Engagement Analytics ! Raptivity recently launched Engagement Analytics. There were quite a few people who were interested in knowing more about how Raptivity interactions can now be tracked using analytics, and were excited about its future potential. As always, it was great to connect with some of our customers!
Year in Review: 5 eLearning Reports to Read before 2016
DECEMBER 30, 2015
If you haven’t read any of these reports or you’re looking for more information on learning , MOOCs , and learning across the extended enterprise , these resources are all great places to start. Click Click the links in each section to download the reports. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT. The New 70:20:10.
Enhancing our Reporting and Analytics
APRIL 8, 2013
I’m very excited to announce that Mindflash has enhanced our reporting capability with advanced learning analytics reports. We’ve always had a reporting functionality here at Mindflash. It worked for most of our customers; but the further our customers took their training courses, the deeper the reporting they needed. What questions are they trying to answer?
Solving the Reporting Problem in Moodle & Totara LMS
JUNE 23, 2015
Research from the Brandon Hall Group highlights the fact that LMS Reporting is the number one reason why organizations replace their LMS. We are in the era of data and analytics so it is increasingly the case that eLearning Managers need to report on the value of their online learning and training programs. In addition to this, the top three reasons why people are dissatisfied with LMS reporting capabilities are: lms reporting Moodle ReportingSpecifically, Training and Development Managers need to show how their efforts impact business outcomes.
Where Does Reporting Fall on the Learning and Development Maturity Spectrum?
JANUARY 18, 2017
Unfortunately, since most practitioners don’t really understand what is required to run learning like a business, most of these models show reporting as the second or third step on what is often a five- or six-rung maturity ladder. Properly understood, reporting should be the next to highest rung. In TDRp, executive reports are never simply a compilation of actual results or history.
HR Lagging on Building Analytics Skills
APRIL 2, 2014
A majority of companies report no analytical capabilities when it comes to HR, and this could set them up for trouble. Bersin by Deloitte report found that 86 percent of companies say they have no analytics capabilities in the HR function. ” According to the report, 86 percent of respondents said leadership development was a big challenge, followed by retention and engagement (79 percent) and eliminating skilled labor within the HR function (77 percent). You can’t just talk about analytics; it really has to be done through experiential learning.”
Report – LMS Trends 2015: Is it time for something different?
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
The 2015 LMS Trends report from Brandon Hall Group paints a picture of widespread dissatisfaction (and high turnover) among organizations that use an LMS. Organizations that responded to the firm’s survey say they’re paying far too much for systems that are difficult to use, out of date and that don’t provide the data and analytics the organizations need the most. The report outlines six major findings , and provides four critical calls-to-action for companies who want to rethink their approach to learning technologies. DOWNLOAD THE WHITEPAPER. 1. They’d be correct.
eLearning Trends: Outlook for 2017 Puts a Focus on Accessibility, Analytics and Adaptability
JANUARY 4, 2017
The firm reports that the global eLearning market will grow to $255 billion in 2017. According to IBIS Capital, the outlook for eLearning in 2017 is bright. What will fuel this growth? surging interest by global executives to focus training on the critical skill sets that their employees require will lead to more advanced execution of eLearning programs.
When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?
MAY 11, 2015
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.
Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
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. The Future of Learning Data. Enter XAPI and the LRS. mLevel and the Data.
Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
You can''t report anything. If L&D took a Google Analytics approach to learning, they could. To see why, let''s do a simple but revealing exercise. I''ve pulled together some of the most important Web analytics metrics that we regularly review and report to the business here at Xyleme, along with the reasons why they matter. You can''t analyze anything. were visited?
2016 in Review: The Latest & Greatest in Moodle LMS, Totara LMS, and Lambda Learning Solutions
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Moodle LMS Integrations Moodle plugins learning analytics Totara LMS Lambda Solutions lms reportingThis year brought an abundance of exciting new features and enhancements to Moodle, Totara, and Lambda Solutions - learn more in this series of short (but informative!) excerpts from some of our 2016 blog posts!
Learn a New Skill: Data, Knowledge, Google Analytics, and You
JANUARY 5, 2015
There is something every web-based business, blog, and website is learning to live by: Google Analytics. If you don’t already know why you need web analytics, what Google Adwords offers, or have access to the information Google Analytics offers, you are already behind. Web Analytics turns on the floodlights. With a monthly cost of exactly $0, automatic reports, and Adwords there is no good reason to not be utilizing the awesome power of Google Analytics. Google Analytics can track multiple websites, blogs, social media accounts, and landing pages.
Learning Analytics & Adaptive Learning to Shape Higher Education in the Future
MARCH 1, 2016
The New Media Consortium recently published a report on the technology trends and developments they foresee in the next five years, in higher education institutions. Adaptive Learning and Learning Analytics were identified as two important developments emerging in the educational technology market for higher education. adaptive learning higher education learning analytics
Four Ways to Ensure You Have Useful LMS Reporting
MAY 6, 2013
Unless you are among the fortunate learning and development leaders who does not care about tracking and reporting the training activity and results that are occurring in your organization, you likely have a beef with your learning management system (LMS) when it comes to its reporting capabilities. Yes, it is certainly true that reporting is only as good as the data you put into it.
Seeking LMS Reporting and Analytics? A Solution Checklist
OCTOBER 21, 2016
LMS Reporting for open source learning is one of the top pain points among Moodle and Totara users. Moodle reporting needs are often complex, and they only increase over time (as programs grow, and organizations expand). Unfortunately, many of the LMS reporting and analytics solutions that are available simply do not have the capacity to provide what users need.
Unlock your potential with Towards Maturity’s 2016-17 Learning Benchmark Report
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
That is why I welcome this year’s Towards Maturity 2016 Learning Benchmark – Unlocking Potential – and its use of detailed analytics to identify the step by step actions that L&D professionals need to take to support the agile workforce needed in the future. This report helps break down the vision for truly integrating learning and work into practical steps.
The Horizon Report 2011
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. Learning Analytics. The Horizon Report 2011 (PDF The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less. Electronic Books. Mobiles. Augmented Reality.
MOOC Analytics: What Corporate Training Can Learn from Big Data
Your Training Edge
JUNE 24, 2013
According to the ASTD 2012 State of the Industry Report, in 2011 U.S. The current model in training analytics is “small data” – data based on reports, assessments, and so on from small numbers of learners. In a 2012 report on educational data mining and learning analytics , the U.S. In a first attempt to quantify the MOOC experience, Duke recently released a report on its first MOOC. CPD Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Training big data mooc mooc analytics What parts of your training program are the most effective?
Top 5 LMSs for 2017
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Maybe it is forward thinking or mobile, social, gamification, analytics or reports. For the 2017 Report, I’ve found a few more of these jewels. wanted to list a few items I considered (the report goes into more detail and includes a cool graph – visual fans, unite!). There is a lot more about this system to discuss, but in order to see it you will need to purchase The Top 50 LMS report for 2017. . Report Update. 45 detailed profiles. As in past reports #46-50 are just links to the vendor site. Just a quirk with my report.