Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

SumTotal Talent Development Blog. The LMS market is heating up by the day for past many months now and it looks like it is going, more or less, as predicted by Bersin & Associates about 6 months back – The LMS market: hotter than ever.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Examples include helping the US-based LMS provider, Pathlore, to be acquired by SumTotal Systems and helping the UK-based learning content producer, Skillchange Systems, to be acquired by Vega (which, itself, was later acquired by an Italian company). Learning Light has noted a revival in the learning management system (LMS) market since 2010 – largely due to a fall in the perceived cost of LMS ownership as well as technological advances in today’s LMSs.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. These standout to me. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories. Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered.

"Don't Touch/Wet Paint!" - "E"-Learning Vendors Try to Go "M"

mLearning Trends

A linked feature story in the update that immediately caught my eye was titled " Best Practices for Creating Mobile Learning Content " and clicking that link shuttled me over to SumTotal's corporate web site where I registered to download their latest mobile-related white paper.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Starting around 2010, the market began changing again. SumTotal. SumTotal. SumTotal. . Sean McCarthy , SumTotal. Tim McDonnell , SumTotal Systems. Learning management systems didn’t die. They evolved, and today we recognize them. Quick LMS History.

mLearning Content Types - Level 5: Courseware

mLearning Trends

Hot Lava Mobile ® from OutStart or ToolBook from SumTotal), great care must be taken to optimize all content to reduce file size, thus reducing the time and expense needed to deploy these modules.

ToolBook 10.5: Comprehensive solution for fast, easy content authoring by Tom Hall

Learning Solutions Magazine

SumTotal Systems ToolBook 10.5 adds more authoring support for mobile devices and geolocation, and. enhancements for Section 508 compliance. Here is a comprehensive guide to ToolBook, including how. to customize interactions and create branching, use the Actions Editor, the Simulation Editor, and the. Quiz Summary feature, and deploy ToolBook content to an LMS.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

Especially, when vendors released their 2010 final numbers and saw big increases from the previous year. USD in 2010, 29.3M The reason Cornerstone suffered losses in 2010, was largely caused by a change in fair value of preferred stock warrant liabilities. In 2009 and 2010, many vendors in the LMS market, tossed in items that at one time were extra fees. It is small for now, but there are more vendors offering it, then in 2010.

LMSs, TMs and HCMs

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal is calling their product a Human Capital Management system. Sure, they offer a separate LMS called SumTotal Maestro, but their TM has surprisingly (not really) been morphed into a HCM, will others follow? SumTotal’s announcement does not include learning as part of their HCM, which for now is great news – but at some point will that change? Two examples: In 2010, a person at Saba was talking about their system to me.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

A tough choice this year, between two systems – BlueVolt and 2010′s winner Absorb LMS. . SumTotal Learning Maestro. This is the former GeoLearning Maestro solution, which is now listed as SumTotal Learning Maestro. Honestly, there were more this year, then in 2010, that easily could be in place of ST Maestro. Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc.,

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

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). 2006 2010 2007 Does the associated years for SharePoint suggest it's a technology for the future? 2010 2015 2011 2013 You can pretty much do this endlessly. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.