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LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Meridian KSI. Tags: Social Media LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass Probably just three years ago, if you said Element K I would have immediately thought about off-the-shelf courseware. However, Element K has made substantial, progressive improvements to their LMS, most recently by building custom integrations between Jive Clearspace and KnowledgeHub, Element K’s LMS. They announced this in October, 2008. Via email, I asked Sue Rodeman, VP., Platform Prod Management & Marketing, Element K about their social media capabilities. This is fueled by the various Web 2.0 Mzinga.

LMSs that kick ass:

Janet Clarey was a sponsor of IiL08 and hosts a monthly webinar with Brandon Hall Research staff: Learning Technologies 101). Meridian KSI. Tags: LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass This week on the Friday series, LMSs that kick ass , I’ m pleased to feature ’s LearnCenter system. By way of background,’s primary customer base is corporate universities and their total number of registered ‘learners’ is reported at over 2,000,000 worldwide at several hundred organizations. All without need to understand programming code.

Upcoming Webinar: The Future of eLearning Content

Kapp Notes

This Thursday I am on a great panel doing a webinar for Meridian Knowledge Solutions. The panelist include: John Ambrose Senior Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and Emerging Business, SkillSoft Janet Clarey Senior Researcher and blogger for several Brandon Hall Research blogs James Moss Vivid Learning Systems __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideI hope you can join me and this exciting panel. Register today at: URL HERE.

LMSs that kick ass - OutStart

Janet Clarey

Meridian KSI. Tags: Social Media LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass Another Friday and another LMS that kicks ass! This week’s featured system is OutStart. I interviewed Jeff Whitney, Vice President of Marketing. By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. Most of OutStart’s implementations are within organizations with less than 5,000 learners. Thanks Jeff!

Oh the places I’ll go

Janet Clarey

Learn & Know 2009 , Meridian Knowledge Solutions User Conference – November 17-18, 2009, Chantilly, Virginia (sitting on a bloggers panel with Mark Bower and Susan Smith Nash ). While my primary aim is to engage in wonderful conversations with like minded people, in the back of my mind I truly am hoping for no major shoe malfunctions…which seem to haunt me and my Brandon Hall Research travel adventures. I didn’t tell you about Montreal… Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall conference shoes speaking travel

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

Utilizing services, such as Brandon Hall, where if you are a member (and this includes consumers too), the other vendor members can provide their pricing based on the number of end users set by Brandon Hall. Checking out and reporting on Meridian Knowledge, Beeline Orchestra, RISC, A new year is upon us and thus it is time to re-visit the LMS market. A lot of changes have already been happening in just a short time frame. Several vendors have left the space, a few have entered. Vendors are hearing us and are making changes. LMS Directory. Bad News.

LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Meridian KSI. Disclosure: Saba’s Centra was recently named the Webcast platform for Brandon Hall Research’s Webinars and virtual workshops in 2009. Saba was also a sponsor of Brandon Hall Research’s IiL08 conference.). Tags: LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba. Saba’s primary market is corporate learning with just more than half of all implementations installed behind-the-firewall (largest implementation 2,000,000 learners). I interviewed Ben Willis, Sr. suite.

How to Train Your Customers

CLO Magazine

Research this year from Brandon Hall Group indicates 54 percent of organizations are now doing some form of extended audience training for business partners or customers. “That is a growing statistic, and considerably higher than, say, three to five years ago,” said Stacey Harris, group vice president of research and advisory services at Brandon Hall. Once that is understood, Brandon Hall Group’s Harris said learning leaders have cleared a major hurdle to developing a compelling course. Take Apple, for example. in 2009].”