Seeking Apples and Amazons in the Learning Content Market
Learning on the Leading Edge
AUGUST 3, 2012
Many of the pioneers, such as DigitalThink (my alma mater), NetG, KnowledgeNet, ElementK, 50 Lessons and others, have been acquired or forced out of business by larger brands. In today's hypercompetitive business world, nearly every company is studying the secrets of success behind Apple and Amazon. In the case of Apple, of course, there are a number of areas to point to, including success as an online aggregator (iTunes) and top-quality, innovative products (iPod, iPhone, iPad). So, how does this relate to the learning content market?
Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It
JULY 17, 2012
Remember Digital Think, SmartForce, Pensare, NETg, KnowledgeNet, UNext, Docent, One Touch, Centra, InterWise, and their brethren? Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Executive Summary 3. Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Corporate Training Is Broken 7. Senior managers are dissatisfied 7. What’s the hurry?
LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers
SEPTEMBER 20, 2007
KnowledgeNet Platform LMS Thomson NETg 2 4.10 Update, Nov. You can get the abstract for the report and sign-up for a webinar on Sept. 26th on that same page. I was one of several authors who collaborated on the survey questions and wrote different sections of the report. The survey data itself I find to be pretty interesting and useful for some important aspects of selection. Trivantis 1 8.00
DECEMBER 12, 2008
For example, I see GeoLearning relates to Learning Portals , Community of Practice, Mentoring , IntraLearn , Learnframe , ViewCentral , GeoMaestro , WBT Manager , WBT Systems , KnowledgeNet , Generation 21 , and GeoConnect. The recent addition of related terms (relationship factors) in eLearning Learning that show what how related terms are to a given result set provides some interesting insights. Some of these are no surprise, but others such as Yugma made me notice that version 4 is out, hence people are talking about it more than usual.