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Merger - OutStart & Hot Lava (Mobile Learning)

eLearning Cyclops

OutStart has announced a merger with Hot Lava software. OutStart produces an LCMS and development tools (including TrainerSoft, which was renamed OutStart Trainer). There are many challenges to m-learning. If done well it may even give them some advantage in the m-learning world. OutStart will make use of Hot Lava’s patent-pending technology to develop, deliver and track mobile content for everything from product training to assessments, surveys, job aids and checklists.  This will be interesting to follow and see its impact on the m-learning world.

Kenexa Agrees To Acquire OutStart by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Acquisition will address growing market demand for social learning, mobile learning, learning content management, and the integration of learning management and talent management. Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) LMS Spotlight: Litmos Wait. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service. The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately. They are early stage, so low-cost would be good.

LMSs, TMs and HCMs

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal is calling their product a Human Capital Management system. If you visit the Taleo home page, you will learn the following two items. must have been sleeping, but when did “learning” slide under Talent Management?  When did “learning, which is training” become a defacto component of Talent Management? Better yet, when did “learning/training” become a component of Human Capital Management?  They purchased Outstart, a LMS. It can easily change the world of e-learning upside down. Learning 24/7.