5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Thus, your competition expands: Large size vendors such as Saba, Cornerstone On Demand, SumTotal, Taleo, SuccessFactors – recently acquired by SAP. Wiki usage is down – again, why I am still seeing wikis? Every year, I identify five trends that I am seeing in the industry as a whole, and forecast on where they will be heading throughout the year. In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. Here now are five trends and their respected forecasts. ” The Future. #1.
eLearning Portal Integration
OCTOBER 13, 2009
For web pages, wiki pages, PDFs, Word Docs and other standard content that's easy. For example, SumTotal Systems recently announced SumTotal Stream that provides integration with particular tools: Microsoft Outlook: SumTotal's integration allows access to Talent Development tasks within the widely adopted Microsoft Outlook email client. Facebook: With SumTotal's new Facebook Application, employees who typically use this Social Network will be able to receive Talent Development alerts and connect with colleagues all while in the Facebook site. Please chime in.
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. Wikis - most versatile; can build just about anything on it. provide up-front training/coaching, maintain content, allow for emergence during growth/maintenance, involve a broad cross-section of people, consider templates for consistency, identify super-workers/techies to pilot wikis, seek feedback/evaluate. References / Resources Used (additional to those linked to above): SumTotal, Harnessing the Power of Informal Learning Technology , White Paper. Managing Wikis In Business. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total).
How to Measure Social Learning
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
In 2009, Telus’ wikis and blogs garnered 23,000 pageviews from employees; in 2011, that number grew to 308,676. For those who prefer to keep social learning measurement simple, matching usage data and correlating it with performance is also an option, said Bill Docherty, vice president of product management at talent development firm SumTotal Systems Inc. Social learning has yet to become a standard in many organizations. But for those where it has, measuring it has become a challenge. Here’s what some firms have figured out. How many users are posting comments?
JULY 20, 2009
Take a look at the companies: Saba (28) GeoLearning (17) SumTotal (22) Meridian (9) Cornerstone (19) You notice the counts are out of order (not descending). The years associated with Wiki suggest it was more discussed a couple years ago and now is discussed less. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training. In each case, these are crude in that they look only at what terms people are using in a given content set. have doubts about the validity of these data. Just a thought. Seems so long ago. :) How about 2005 ?
Confused of Brighton
Clive on Learning
JULY 4, 2007
The next generation of authoring tools included a handful of really serious players, notably Authorware (now with Adobe) and Toolbook (now with SumTotal), both still going although not so strongly. Think Word, PowerPoint, mass market audio and video editors, wikis and other simple content management tools - applications that we use every day and which can be applied with some success in learning contexts. Two situations recently have got me thinking about e-learning authoring tools. To achieve this while comparing apples with apples is nigh on impossible. Have you ?
eLearning User Groups
SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
SumTotal. blogs, wikis, etc.) Last week I went to the Metrics That Matter user group in Chicago. During my trip, I started thinking about user groups related to learning and technology. Other than conferences, where do learning and technology professionals get together to discuss ideas with each other? Conferences are great; I attend them and present at them on a fairly regular basis. But too often these events are more focused on presentations than collaboration and idea sharing. What other ways do we have to interact directly with each other? came up with a list of ideas below.
Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009
APRIL 13, 2009
The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. Coming back after a week of being mostly disconnected I'm woefully behind on email and even more so on my reading. Luckily, I have a short cut to seeing the stuff that is generating interest across most of the top eLearning bloggers. So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. It always looks much easier than it is. Web 2.0