Podcast 20: Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – With Donald H. Taylor

Talented Learning

Don is one of the best-known voices in the global learning community. And since 2000, he has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference. Today, we’re fortunate to talk with Don about the results of his annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey – a must-read for anyone who cares about the direction of learning technologies! However, global opinions aren’t homogeneous and t rends differ geographically for multiple reasons.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Today’s market can be categorized in various ways, but we see three distinct segments: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: This involves a broad spectrum of business-oriented solutions, from customer education and channel partner training, to employee skills development, compliance and talent management. For years, large talent suite LMS vendors generally ignored extended enterprise needs among their Fortune 2000 accounts. 4 Microservice APIs Connect with the LMS Market.


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Becoming the Amazon of Training: Managing a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

Globalized workforces are the new normal, and so is global training. The data is clear: in 2010, 52% of global GDP was produced in developed economies, but by 2030, today’s developing and emerging countries will produce 65% of the global wealth! But the fast growth of emerging markets is shifting the global economic power structure. An expert in planning, logistics, and operations , delivering the right training, at the right time, on a global scale.

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. I must have missed something because I could have sworn that we are in a slow growing economy and previously a global recession. Compare the authoring tool market with the LMS space and you can clearly see the difference.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Global markets. Often misleading in a vendor’s pitch is that they are truly global, when in fact nothing could be farther than the truth. angle with their global perspective, they do so in limited fashion. market (very high), Europe (moderately) and Australia/N.Z. With over 200 vendors in the market, and 95% plus targeting the U.S., the market is becoming more and ore saturated. market faces real competition in that, the U.S., market.


Are You Overlooking Today’s Hottest Corporate Learning Trend?

Talented Learning

For example, one of my favorite resources is the annual “L&D Global Sentiment Survey” from Donald H. The 2019 learning trend “hot list” was based on responses from more than 2000 people in 92 countries. Perhaps it’s just me.

14 Cool ELearning Facts


By 2020, the global elearning marketing is expected to be $37.8 The elearning market has grown by 900% since the year 2000. Malaysia and Vietnam are the two elearning markets growing the quickest. It seems that every day there is a new list of new elearning facts and stats. Well, consider this short post just that! Recently I stumbled across some random, cool elearning facts and I thought that I would share them.

OpenSesame announces partnership with Big Think to expand business skills and leadership course library


Global 2000 enterprises can now leverage Big Think’s courses to become ‘smarter faster’ through actionable lessons from the world’s greatest thinkers and doers.

OpenSesame partners with Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning to increase access to world-class leadership experiences


With more than 25 years of success delivering dynamic learning experiences to the world’s biggest brands, Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning partners with Global 2000 companies to co-create leadership-development solutions that align with strategy and engage learners.

Gamification 101 – The Basics


The very next year in 2011, over 70% of Forbes Global 2000 companies planned to use gamification for marketing and consumer retention. Gamification is all the rage these days, but not everyone is up-to-speed on what gamification is and how it can be used to supplement elearning. Before reading about gamification methodology, or even how to implement your own form of gamification , it’s a good idea to get the basics covered first. Which is the purpose of this post.

Learning Pool Named for the 9th Time on Deloitte’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies List

Learning Pool

” Announcing the winners of the Deloitte Technology fast 50 program, Peter Allan, Partner, Deloitte, said: “Since 2000, the awards have showcased an innovative and diverse range of technology companies, and this year is no different. Over this time, we have seen local technology companies capitalize on the opportunities presented by global changes.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

There has been a marked improvement in their capacity to use online resources like simulations, entertainment, professional tools, educational resources, management tools, online sales and marketing methods and customer services. As internet technology is improving and developing, so are internet tools like social media and internet marketing. In 2000 the percentage recorded was 44.1%, and in 2010 it was as much as 77.3%.

Leading Benefits of Lectora: HTML5 and Mobile


Lectora® leads the way for mobile learning capabilities as the only major e-Learning to HTML5 authoring tool on the market. That’s just one of many reasons that Global 2000 companies in 125 countries make Lectora their e-Learning software of choice. Other tools on the market can’t do that! Lectora publishes browser-friendly code that automatically runs natively in any browser. This means it doesn’t require a plug-in such as Flash Player, unlike other authoring tools.

8 Surprising Gamification Statistics

DigitalChalk eLearning

By 2014… more than 70% of Global 2000 organizations will have at least one gamified application, driving 50% of all innovation. By 2108, the Global Gamification Market will reach $5.5Bn. Clearly, the gamification market isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Gamification has become much more common in the last few years, in fact, it is now the norm – nearly all eLearning includes some sort of gamification.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point. According to M2 Research, by 2015, 40 percent of Global 1000 organizations will use gamification as the primary mechanism to transform business operations.

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Future-skilling your workforce


In recent research of the Global 2000 by The Conference Board , companies are facing more talent competition than ever in a growingly tight labor market, with US companies increasing their spending in this area by over 7%. With the future workforce looking more diverse, connected, globalized and technologically advanced than ever before, how will recruiting and retaining talent adjust to accommodate future needs of employees and their company?

Top 5 Benefits of SCORM in eLearning


According to a source , the eLearning market is anticipated to become a $37.6 billion market by 2020. SCORM ensures global compliance of all the learning materials available online. SCORM, the most widely followed set of standard guidelines for eLearning, was developed in 2000 for a standardized eLearning system. In a global education system, about 78% of associations utilize Learning Management System (LMS) already.


John Blackmon – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


John was also Co-Founder and Lead Engineer at BocaSoft, a software company that created various utilities for the software market. Learnnovators: Trivantis’ Lectora is used by Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries today… truly a phenomenal achievement. And through the years we have continuously refined and improved the product to keep it at the front of a growing market. How well has this platform been faring in the market? .

LMS dot.com 3.0?

eLearning 24-7

Out in 2000. Boo.com (fashion apparel), 135M in funding, out of biz in 2000. . I like Grovo as a product, but their pitch as the original micro-learning platform (read in one press release) is a twist on reality – great marketing, but really? Heck, I was building micro courses in 2000 and my cloud based LMS hosted them just fine. I told them, vendors were offering this in 2000. 300 million invested capital. Billion acquisition of HomeGrocer.com.

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Who Owns “Microlearning?” The Learners Do. Not Grovo.

Vignettes Learning

Its core principles, practices and methods have been "owned" and implemented by numerous professionals globally even in early 2000. It appears to ignore the needs of its market and clients for open-thinking and open-sharing. Grovo, Inc. founded 2010) has trademarked the term “Microlearning”, reported by Chief Learning Officer. CLO states this is currently on a Supplemental Status. This is another attempt of a Goliath overshadowing the small folks made up of many Davids.

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7 Ways to Reassure Client-Facing Teams in Turbulent Times


The fact of the matter is that we’re seeing layoffs and economic downturn in almost every industry, leading to market volatility. We were a global firm with clients all over the world. No one needs to be told that times have changed dramatically in just the past few weeks.

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The Characteristics of the Most Successful Sales Trainers

Training Industry

Will Brooks has been with The Brooks Group since 2000. He has been an integral part of the company's growth and has been instrumental in successfully transitioning the company from a first-generation, entrepreneurial business to a globally-recognized, second-generation family-owned business.

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Skill Development: Its Importance for the Internet of Things

Enable Education

How can the development of relevant skills accelerate access to the Internet of Things market? Older, human based processes will be augmented to add to the competitive edge of the enterprise – IDC indicates that by 2020, 60% of Forbes Global 2000 companies will double productivity by transforming these processes, with more than 20% of all workers working alongside automated technologies.

Why Customization is Key in a Sales Training Program

Training Industry

Will Brooks has been with The Brooks Group since 2000. He has been an integral part of the company's growth and has been instrumental in successfully transitioning the company from a first-generation, entrepreneurial business to a globally-recognized, second-generation family-owned business. There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all sales team, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that off-the-shelf sales training programs aren’t nearly as effective as customized programs.

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Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

This is basically in response to the demand by the corporate managers for reduction in time-to-competency in the knowledge oriented economy, fueled by globalization and intense competition [1]. Imagine yourself as a product manager of a technology company who is about to launch the hottest product in the market. Hoppe, A teaching/learning approach to CSCL, in: Proceedings of the 33rd Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, 2000, pp.

LMS is not dead (again)


Yes, the posts on the Net continue to tell me that the LMS and thus its market is dead, which is ironic when you consider that more companies are coming into the space than leaving and that the learning system space now exceeds 1,300 on the global scale, and that most of them, the overwhelmingly large chunk, are LMSs. The point of all this, is that the LMS market is not dead. Go back to early 2000’s to 2010 or so, and there were way more LCMSs than exist today.

Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?


History is full of market leaders that became stagnant, failed to innovate, and were uprooted by new, disruptive business models. And Blockbuster passed on buying Netflix in 2000. Research shows compelling evidence that diversity unlocks innovation and drives market growth. With the unemployment rate at the lowest it’s been in over a decade, companies with a diversity strategy are much more likely to attract top talent in this competitive labor market than those without.

eLearning statistics and trends: 2020

Ed App

Even before the global pandemic hit, however, the introduction of eLearning and microlearning were already on the rise to train professional teams. Now that we know eLearning trends were on the rise before the global pandemic, let’s unpack the why.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Clark Quinn, a thought leader in technology-mediated learning, said in 2000: mLearning is the intersection of mobile computing and elearning: accessible resources wherever you are, strong search capabilities, rich interaction, powerful support for effective learning, and performance-based assessment. Distributed workforce as a result of globalization 3. In contrast, the overall mobile phone market grew 21.7%.

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7 Best eBook Converters for Bulk Conversion


If you’re a publisher looking for a good eBook converter for bulk conversions, here is a comprehensive list of the top converters available in the market along with their features and pros & cons to let you make an informed choice. This blog lists down the 7 Best eBook Converters.

Elearning Statistics 2020

Ed App

Even before the global pandemic hit, however, the introduction of eLearning and microlearning were already on the rise to train professional teams. eLearning market increases by 200% in 3 years. For context, experts found that in the year 2000, the human attention span was 12 seconds.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

Job fragmentation, task specialization, globalization, economy of individuals, and a global talent pool are all impacting the job economy. MOOCs may possibly herald a more agile and mobile working & learning methods, global collaboration and a changing relationship with knowledge.

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2020 – The Year of the Hub

eLearning 24-7

A must in today’s learning system market. Another factor of the lack of foreign language is due to the non listing of foreign language as an interest in any DLP (aka LXP) in the market. While VR is popular with big companies such as Wal-Mart, and other companies who have the financial purse strings to buy custom VR content, the majority of companies even F500 and Global 2000 are in a hold pattern. Mid-market, SMB and Small business too. .

Don’t Believe the Hype. Learning Management Systems Are Alive and Well

CLO Magazine

Yes, one or two of the multibillion-dollar vendors that entered the LMS market via acquisition have lost track of their product offerings over the years. She assumes that all LMSs are out of style, that they have not evolved — and cannot evolve — to meet the changing demands of the market, and that only a new e-learning company can give learning professionals what they truly need. The LMS market has seen significant innovation over time.

eLearning statistics and trends: 2020

Ed App

Even before the global pandemic hit, however, the introduction of eLearning and microlearning were already on the rise to train professional teams. eLearning market increases by 200% in 3 years. For context, experts found that in the year 2000, the human attention span was 12 seconds.

Halloween Edition – Treats and Tricks

eLearning 24-7

Look the leader is Healthstream, but let’s be honest about them – average system, high price point, but they dominate the healthcare market. Their capabilities for the edtech market are far better than many of their contemporaries including Blackboard and Instructure.

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

At the same time, many for-profit continuing education providers were born in the digital age, are fully digital and now have a leg up in the brand new continuing education market. Whenever an organization buys an LMS they stop looking at all other LMSs or keeping up with the market.