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Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?

CLO Magazine

Fifteen years ago, the learning field thought the learning portal was going to be a powerful tool to drive employee performance improvement. Now when I look around, it is hard to find the 2016 “All Star” learning portal. What happened to the magical learning portals of our dreams? Some assets aren’t official learning resources. A learning app.

Docebo Adds to 2016 Accolades with Ranking in List of Top 20 Learning Portals

Docebo

Docebo Adds to 2016 Accolades with Ranking in List of Top 20 Learning Portals. Docebo is thrilled to announce that we’ve managed to secure a spot in TrainingIndustry.com’s 2016 list of the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies. Learn more about the list here. Learn more about one of the world’s leading learning portals. in a press release.

Why You Should Adopt Learning Portals For Employee Engagement

EI Design

Learning portals are a great fit for formal training, performance support, and social learning. Learning Portals: Why You Should Adopt Them To Boost Employee Engagement. Learning portals are repositories that have various learning resources ranging from online courses, assets for performance support , and other supporting learning aids.

LMS – a Learning Portal that adapts to your Changing Needs

Paradiso

LMS is the new wave brought about in the world of e-learning that focuses on efficient use of learning resources. So you see, incorporation of learning management system has become critical for the success of educational institutes as well as companies and industries. For several years, learning management system has been pivotal in delivering courseware in schools and colleges. Rosters : A learning management system incorporates a digital roll call sheet that can track attendance of the class participants or the learners. The best part?

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. learning-doing gap. We puzzled over the learning-doing gap and this led us to define a. hope is relevant in many other situations where there’s a learning- doing gap). their learning and development. OF FORTUNE 500 CEOS WANT TO KNOW THE BUSINESS IMPACT OF THEIR LEARNING. transfer what they learn to the job –. learning program.

5-Step Planning for Your Next Learning Portal

Kineo

So you need a Learning Management System. The era of using an LMS as a learning portal is here, and so even though the prospect of a new LMS is definitely exciting, making sure your new system can meet modern needs is the key to guaranteeing that you’ll enjoy your new purchase long after you’ve taken it off the lot. Quite a bit, actually.

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Turbo Charge Scheduled Events in Your Learning Management System by Using Tags

Absorb LMS

Instructor-led sessions, either in physical or virtual classrooms, play a big part of many organizations’ learning strategies. To support such initiatives, the best learning management systems (LMS) are equally adept at managing scheduled instructor-led events as they are at managing self-paced learning. Signed, —Your loving learning enabler.

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. . Too many vendors are focusing on talent/performance management as the next feature/component in their systems. Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. So, why do they offer the LMS vendors their content to be sold directly into the system?

This is not (fill in the blank)

eLearning 24-7

This same contradiction is now happening in the e-learning world at a frightening pace. While mobile learning is moving at an incredible speed, faster than anticipated by some of my colleagues, it does not come without a cost. Regardless of whatever e-learning product you are using that states the ability to view and take assessments, courses, etc. E-Learning 24/7.

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Extended Enterprise Systems – Halloween Edition

eLearning 24-7

That is how I felt after looking at these extended enterprise systems. Thankfully, there are extended enterprise systems that are truly hitting the mark. The premise of these systems is really quite simple, but as you are about to see, what seems easy or “has character” in reality, is far from it. EE systems should have. Multi-tenet or multi-portal, some call them multiple portals. Main system (portal or parent) can push out material, courses, etc. to the sub portals or children. Now look at the EE system you own.

We’re on the Top Learning Portals Companies Watch List!

Growth Engineering

We’ve made an appearance in Training Industry’s Top Learning Portals Companies Watch List. Basically, what that means is that they think that we’re one of the best companies in the world to turn to when you need a learning portal, particularly if you’re looking to engage people and get results! Unique approach to delivering learning solutions. Quality of clients.

Using a Learning Management System as a Communication Platform

Absorb LMS

Can anyone really be bothered to learn and go through all the steps required to do an e-mail merge? If you have administrative access to a learning management system (LMS) that contains the ability to send custom messages to learners, you have at your fingertips a powerful communication tool. Creating personalized e-mail messages is an even greater challenge to most people.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

The ones who may not are those who identify themselves as “Training mgt systems and alike” – because they are really focused on the course authoring tool and are not a LMS in the true sense of the word. Rather than focus on the most common features, focus on the 10% that are different and thus may not be in every system – because guess what? Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch.

Hidden costs of an LMS: What to expect

Matrix

The decision of choosing the right learning management system makes no exception. If you’re involved in getting a new LMS for your company, read on to learn about some of the most common hidden costs that usually — but not always — creep into the acquisition process. But their product — that LMS — is only a cog in the whole system, the tip of the iceberg. Support.

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What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

But for all that is positive, there are negatives, and these negatives can hinder long term growth for commercial systems. They are necessary for the evolution of any system and mandatory to garner more market share. While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. Because systems understand the importance of adding features and capabilities to keep their system fresh and updated. They see their system as super and thus making some minor improvements is all that is required, but lets keep the system as a whole intact.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. I shot off the usual reasons, the benefits, the gains and then found myself expanding into the next possibilities of where a system and content authoring tool had to go. I believe this is very possible, because regardless of the generation, people want easy, they want fast and if they could do a lot of things in a system for example, rather than having multiple windows open, they would do it. Opens up learning, and makes your solution a one stop service. Systems ? Systems?

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Social Learning

I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. Augmented reality has a potential to revolutionize learning because of its ability to overlay helpful information not normally seen by the naked eye onto the objects we view. Learn something, teach something.”

Upside Learning is Featured in Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List

Upside Learning

Released a couple of days back, this is the first year for the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List, and it joins Training Industry’s current roster of top provider lists, designed to help assist buy?side Companies can count on the capabilities of these providers when looking to implement their own Learning Portal.”. This year has been truly remarkable for UpsideLMS.

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec Interactive as Top LMS Company for 2013

Association eLearning

Digitec Interactive has been named on Training Industry.com’s Top 15 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for its Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Unique approach to delivering learning solutions. Commitment to improving learning through technology. Quality of initial clients. Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Send via Email.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 In a previous post, I believed that this is a logical next step for systems who want to move forward and continue growth in the space. For end users in the e-learning market, it is clear they are following the market. E-Learning 24/7. Tablets.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. List includes Lite LMSs – which is a new trend and LMS vendors who enable you only to upload their course content i.e. content created in their products into their system. Still vendors offering social learning, yet they do not use or have any social media presence. Learning Portals. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. User name: E-Learning. Click HERE.

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LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

These are your pressing reqs and most systems offer them as standards. I often hear people say they want mobile learning in their solution, social learning, e-commerce, but when you ask for specifics they sometimes have a blank stare on their face. Extended Enterprise – aka Multi-Tenet, Portals-Sub Portals. These are reports that are created by you, based on filters that you set, and are different than canned reports (come pre-set in the system). Today, most systems who offer TM/PM feature sets, have them already in your system.

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LMS Stories – Fantasy or Reality?

eLearning 24-7

Dragons and knights aren’t heading down the e-learning path. Everyone loves my system. As I have noted numerous times, if you listen to vendors, everyone loves their system, they have retention rates in the plus 90%, yet, somehow the number one thing they hear is that people are looking for a new system, they are unhappy with their current system. If everyone is saying their retention rate is over 90%, with some companies telling me it is 100%, then how is it possible that a)no one is leaving their system, but b) people are leaving other systems.

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. Up next, we explain how your learning management system or learning portal can be employed to manage new knowledge for new hires so that it is available when needed. Do you remember your first job? And much more.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. List includes Lite LMSs – which is a new trend and LMS vendors who enable you only to upload their course content i.e. content created in their products into their system. Still vendors offering social learning, yet they do not use or have any social media presence. Learning Portals. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. User name: E-Learning. Click HERE.

It’s Demo Time

eLearning 24-7

You want to see a learning platform, but you don’t want to access the trial, first or perhaps you can’t. They fail to even clearly show their product, let alone present the product sans the standard PPT intro that comes with “learn more” about the solution. Regardless of the learning platform, most vendors want to know a few tidbits about you and what you are seeking before you see the product (i.e. After the initial e-mail, the vendor will try to push to having you talk to them, to learn more about your situation, even if you post it in the e-mail.

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LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

More multilingual options to their web sites, trials and social learning. I’m still an anti-fan of the storage concept, but the systems as a whole to fit a niche that is needed in the marketplace in terms of feature sets and capabilities. Newest Version – LMS/Learning Portal Directory. Ability to e-mail – write and send to people outside of the system, a few vendors are doing this – innovators – and something I believe is needed to enhance LMSs and Learning Portals to the next level. E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin Group.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning. But today, all forward thinking organizations are open to harnessing the immense potential of social media platforms to increase the effectiveness of their learning solutions. Technology has now created avenues for personalized learning within the enterprise LMS.

Building a Learning Portal

eLearning Weekly

We implemented a learning portal at work several months back, and it has turned out to be one of the best things I could recommend to an organization for improving access to learning materials. I’ve realized that learning portal creates a self-service environment for users that can’t be beat. Let’s take a closer look at learning portals… What is a learning portal? A learning portal is a web site that contains links to all different types of learning and training materials for employees at an organization.

LMS 201

eLearning 24-7

” “I need the ability to generate reports within the system.” ” Th0se features are common in today’s learning management systems. As previously noted, these features fit into my 90/10 rule, which means that 90% of the features exist in all LMSs (excluding say the next gen lite systems), so it comes down to the 10% differential. Track CEUs.

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2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered. Extended Enterprise – System must have e-comm, multi-tenet – fully skinnable, additional functionality. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year.

5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

Balancing content delivered and the learning audience is one of the most delicate and important operations within LMS services. First, avoid the pitfall of introducing your employees to the LMS by forcing them to use the system for mandatory training. Let Learners Measure the Learning Effectiveness. Learning Management Learning Management System ROI of LMS

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Track Your Learning Experiences 100% with xAPI Enabled LMS

CommLab India

Learning has crossed the doors of the classroom long ago and conquered the online terrain. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are confined to recording and tracking learning on digital devices. So how do we track learning at the workplace that has become informal in the form of activities, networking, work assignments, and collaboration outside the classroom?

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E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. Provides social learning features including shoutbox, photos, discussion boards, blogs, events, polls, articles.

Giving ‘em what they want: Exploring what Modern Learners want from an LMS

G-Cube

There is constant pressure on employees to proactively learn and get trained throughout their careers. The good news is that with technology-aided learning, e-courses are now readily available for the learners’ consumption anytime and anywhere. Learning Management Systems are put in place to make learning available in an easily accessible manner. Apps are Hot!:

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5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Numbers will continue and I see a real jump in percentile of these types of systems. They are similar to what you see in your standard LMS, course content, learning paths, reporting – but it is not as robust (which is fine for some end users). Plus, the key factor for these types of systems – is storage. These systems are ideal for someone who wants a basic system, with some features but does not seek a robust system (which you can find in the price range in 12-25K SAAS based btw). their system. Social Learning and M-Learning.