Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand
NOVEMBER 20, 2008
In this first post, part of the Friday series “LMSs that kick ass, I’ll be highlighting one Learning Management System (LMS). First up is Cornerstone OnDemand. I met Charles Coy, Director, Product Marketing, at our 2008 Innovations in Learning Conference (Cornerstone OnDemand was a sponsor). I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. Clearly, Cornerstone OnDemand ‘gets it.’ encourage you to engage Charles here to learn more. Further, generational impacts drive Cornerstone's approach.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Video galore. Rovy F.
Are Your Training Methods Outdated? Survey Says: Yes
MAY 4, 2012
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)/Cornerstone OnDemand Learning and Talent Development Survey 2012 (yeah, that’s a mouthful) asked British training professionals about what techniques they view as effective and which ones they actually use. Only 11 percent pointed to e-learning. companies invested in informal learning tools or services.
Learning Goes Social
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
New technology is empowering employees more than ever to control their own learning and development. As corporate America continues to embrace social tools for learning and development, social learning has shed its reputation as a transient industry buzzword. The ability to collaborate, innovate and gain expertise in real time has never been easier — and vendors in the learning industry who believe the sky’s the limit are working to ensure this is just the beginning of the social collaboration era. Learning materials must be easily accessible.
LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub
JANUARY 16, 2009
Here’s what she had to say: Q: What social media tools is Element K incorporating into their LMS? A: Sue Rodeman - We recently launched a suite of Collaborative Tools into KnowledgeHub – Element K’s Learning Management System. We are attempting to stay ahead of the curve by allowing our customers to include these tools into a variety of Learning Programs. An effective use of a Blog would be having the Product Manager author a series of articles around that new product. Successful LMS’s will be modeled after the way people are sharing and accessing information today.
LMSs that kick ass - OutStart
JANUARY 23, 2009
By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. OutStart acquired Participate Systems in November, 2005 and since then they’ve enhanced the system extensively and integrated it with their other learning solutions. LMSs control, track and report on formal learning initiatives while a social media platform enables rather than controls informal learning.
LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com
DECEMBER 26, 2008
So, they’re one of the big players among commercial learning management systems. spoke via email with JW Ray, COO and Don Cook, Senior VP of Marketing about what’s up with Learn.com - specifically with social media. Q: What social media tools is Learn.com incorporating into their LMS? A: Learn.com: We have known since our inception that every user of an LMS is a SME of some kind and that capturing, sharing, cataloging, reusing and reporting on that information is the glue that keeps superior organizations together. All without need to understand programming code.
LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga
JANUARY 9, 2009
My more recent contact at Mzinga is Dave Wilkins. I’m a more recent reader of Dave’s blog and occasionally have conversations with him in Twitter. spoke with Dave via email about what Mzinga is doing with social media. Q: What social media tools is Mzinga incorporating into their LMS? A: Dave Wilkins - Mzinga has taken a comprehensive approach to social learning by developing three models throughout various components of our entire Social Learning Suite. First, we think training and learning today are flawed. It’s Friday yay! Thanks Dave! Learn.com.
LMSs that kick ass: GeoLearning
DECEMBER 5, 2008
technologies like Chat, instant messaging, email, file sharing and uploading, resource library, blogging, wikis, discussion groups and RSS feeds. These are all integrated with our LMS platform so that informal learning can still be tracked, managed and measured as easily as more formal training programs. To be successful, companies must be able to incorporate on-demand learning opportunities, just-in-time training, on-the-job-training, as well as the technologies that enable informal learning like blogs, wikis and instant messaging. Enjoy!
LMSs that kick-ass: Latitude
DECEMBER 12, 2008
They feel the best way to address social, informal learning (powered by social media) is not to integrate it into an LMS. spoke with Kurt Crisman at Latitude about this. Q: What ( if any) social media tools is Latitude incorporating into their LMS? A: Kurt Crisman - Incorporating social media tools directly into the an LMS assumes that is the best way to achieve the benefits of these tools for both formal and informal learning. However, LMSs are really better at managing prescribed learning, either mandated or suggested from the top of the organization.