What’s Wrong With Learning Management Systems?
DECEMBER 16, 2015
There’s not a lot of love in the world for the poor old learning management system (LMS). Before today’s era of consumerized, ecosystemic learning solutions, businesses that wanted to train their people would use an LMS to store and deploy educational content.
Why Buy a Learning Management System (LMS)?
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Last week I reviewed the benefits of an LMS. In today’s article I focus a little more on the larger picture by noting several important reasons why buying an LMS is strategically important. The post Why Buy a Learning Management System (LMS)? LMS eLL
6 benefits of integrating HR, Talent & learning management systems
AUGUST 4, 2015
The Human Resources landscape is complex, and having multiple HR systems can create a major headache when you need to connect the data together. But due to the new opportunities brought about by Cloud technologies , the integration landscape has changed significantly.
Can Poor LMS Interface Jeopardize Learning?
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Definitions and theories notwithstanding, errors often creep in, thus leading to sub-optimal or even failed learning outcomes. E-Learning as we know comes with its own set of challenges and limitations. So care has to be taken to deliver solutions that will translate to real learning.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. managers. managers (aka supervisors, team leads, mid-level managers). already for front-line managers? learning-doing gap. managers don’t underperform?
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
Now against the backdrop of such information, it is interesting to explore what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. These trends with mobile learning are evidence to the fact that we are on the brink of a new era of learning – through the mobile device.
2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1
JANUARY 19, 2015
If you share our enthusiasm for the quickly changing work world, you will be keen to learn the trends this year in corporate HR, talent management and learning.
Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing
AUGUST 25, 2016
David Gurteen, author of the article Creating a Knowledge Sharing Culture , wrote, “ An isolated knowledge management program looked after by a privileged few is a paradox in itself and will not survive for long. How eLearning and LMS Technology Promote Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace.
Top 10 LMSs of 2015
JANUARY 27, 2015
On Saturday, I published my report, the Top 50 LMSs of 2015 , which is available for purchase. Discounts when you buy their LMS. Several vendors are offering discounts, if you decide to purchase their LMS. A few of the vendors are offering at least 10% off the price of the system. Below are the vendors who offering some type of discount if you end up buying the system. eLogic Learning. Example: Mobile Learning. Roadmap for 2015.
3 Must-Have LMS Features Infographic
JUNE 16, 2015
Our expectations of learning management systems are evolving as new technology continues to influence the feature sets. Today, it has more direct interaction with the user, and in some cases can help to bolster learning. learning management system lms wordpress lm
The New-Age LMS
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
To those to whom this name is not familiar, Mitra was the guy who put computer screens with an internet connection in a wall in New Delhi and proved that children could not only learn how to use a computer but learn from it, without any outside help or intervention.
Learning Technologies UK 2015 Review
FEBRUARY 8, 2015
As with any e-learning conference and event, the show wasn’t 100% awesome, that is to say, it had some areas for improvement, but overall I give it was quite strong. Purple – learning technologies. Orange – Learning Skills. . That said, it appeared to me that more folks were in learning tech than in learning skills. are in the learning skills area and the sharks are in the learning tech area.” Especially in 2015? .
Mapping Organisational Structures in LearnFlex LMS
B Online Learning
MARCH 24, 2015
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7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
We all have a boss and even our best ideas require an explanation, so before you get an LMS, start designing courses, and tracking learner progress, you’ll need to get his or her approval. Will we need an LMS? Will you train managers to become leaders?
State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015
JULY 14, 2015
Ability to publish to.exe, web – this has always been around, but one vendor spins it with “Offline SCORM”, then you find out this means you can download the course in its SCORM wrapper and either have it as an.exe, use it on the web (without a LMS) or publish it to a LMS.
TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations
OCTOBER 2, 2015
TalentedLearning.com recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes.
History of the LMS
JULY 20, 2015
Learning management systems have increased in popularity in recent years, but the truth is they have been around for quite some time. Some contend that the LMS can trace its roots back to 1960. Surly the modern LMS takes into consideration mobile learning.
eLearning Predictions 2015
JANUARY 14, 2015
In 2015, we believe experimentation with analytics-driven performance improvement will lead to more “intelligent recommendations” and personalized professional development in Continuing Medical Education and beyond. What all that said, here are our eLearning predictions for 2015.
The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
John Leh runs a firm called Talented Learning and he is quite the talented guy when it comes to speaking about Extended Enterprise LMS. Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. He is the CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning, LLC. This interview will take a closer look at John’s background in eLearning management and success.
Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews
MARCH 24, 2015
In future posts, three random systems will land a “quick take” mini review. . Instructure Bridge (Yep those HE folks are adding a corporate system to their product line). Instructure like so many other HE systems can’t help themselves. The whole “non-traditional” push or more importantly, when a vendor says “traditional” implies that their system is not like Cornerstone, SumTotal, and alike. E-Learning 24/7.
Vendor Spotlight: Learning Management Systems and Skills Assessment from RISC, Inc.
FEBRUARY 28, 2015
will celebrate 23 years in the elearning industry as a provider of Learning Management Systems, and can boast of being at the forefront with the industry’s trailblazers, having received U.S. News and World Report’ s “Best of Breed” for the Learning Management industry, as well as various other awards in LMS customer satisfaction. has expanded its specialties to include competency management, compliance, data migration and cloud computing.
Trends in Technology-aided Learning: 2015 and Beyond
JANUARY 4, 2015
Today, the effectiveness as well as cost-effectiveness of technology-aided learning is an established fact – both within and outside the corporate world. It makes perfect sense to end the year with a review of the trends that are set to define the learning industry in the coming year.
Defence Housing Australia & BOL awarded LearnX Platinum for Deployment of a Hosted LMS
B Online Learning
APRIL 19, 2015
We are pleased to announce Defence Housing Australia (DHA)with B Online Learning have won the PLATINUM LearnX Impact Award 2015 for Best New Technology Implementation – Deployment of a Hosted LMS. Articulate LearnFlex Tips Learning Management System elearning eLearning News LearnFlex learning management system learnx
Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. You don’t have to be in technology to have heard about Heartbleed (a major internet security breach affecting Open SSL putting countless people’s information at risk). A proprietary LMS vendor.
2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Learning management systems didn’t die. Quick LMS History. Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors. The LMS market started changing after the dot com bust in 2001.
Report – LMS Trends 2015: Is it time for something different?
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
The 2015 LMS Trends report from Brandon Hall Group paints a picture of widespread dissatisfaction (and high turnover) among organizations that use an LMS. Organizations that responded to the firm’s survey say they’re paying far too much for systems that are difficult to use, out of date and that don’t provide the data and analytics the organizations need the most. Read Brandon Hall’s tips for overcoming these LMS shortfalls by downloading the full report.
LMS: The Essential Online Learning Tool
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
There isn’t any doubt that we are living in a technological age. However, elearning would probably not be possible without one key tool: the LMS. Why are learning management systems so important to education? What are the benefits of an LMS?
Cater to Your Employees’ Learning Styles with an LMS
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Humans have the innate desire to learn. Are you familiar with the three traditional learning styles (visual, kinesthetic and auditory)? Auditory learners learn best by hearing information. What is your preferred learning style? Social learning. Independent learning.
LMS Do and Don’ts – Isn’t it time to do what’s right?
JULY 21, 2015
Throughout your life, you will be learn what you can do and cannot do. LMS Items. If you want to save money, have an awesome system and deal with minimum to near zero headaches, follow the “Do’s” and recognize the “Do not’s” . I can attest that I see a lot of people – and I say this with all honesty – a lot of people make monumental mistakes when picking a system – then it is too late. E-Learning 24/7.
Future of Learning Technology – 2015
MAY 7, 2010
The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read.
Interview with a Veteran LMS Administrator
JULY 24, 2015
Connie has helped defined the “features” direction of CUNA’s learning management system and how it would be utilized by member credit unions to train employees. Connie also maintains all ongoing relationships with CUNA’s LMS vendor.
And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform
JUNE 20, 2015
I have spent the last year and a half, looking to see if there were any differences between a LMS and a learning platform. I found that in LMSs (on avg), there were more analytics, more ways to break it down, slice and dice, than there were in the learning platform space (on avg.). Sure there were learning platforms that had more analytics, just as there were LMSs who did not, but there were a higher percentile in the LMS area that did, than did not.
Your LMS Selection Checklist
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Selecting an LMS for yourself or organization is not an easy task. In fact, the process can be so overwhelming that there are even companies that specialize in helping you to choose an LMS that is best for you (Capterra comes to mind). The Quick LMS Research Checklist.
Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Technology has made training and learning more accessible and learner-friendly. Even as more and more organizations are leaning towards self-paced learning, Corporate Trainers are also changing their roles and teaching philosophies to suit the needs of the modern learners.
What is WCAG 2.0 and Why Does it Matter?
JUNE 4, 2015
Robust: Maximizes compatibility with other products, including assistive technologies. WCAG 2.0 stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Similar to Section 508, WCAG is the international standard for accessibility in web content created by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Classroom vs LMS: the battle for the future of education
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
E-learning is taking the world of education by storm, with the industry growing stronger every year. Read on to find out… As LMS vendors we’ve witnessed the huge growth of the e-learning industry first hand. Is there an end in sight for e-learning’s growth?