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What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update. LMS Market Trends 2018: Top 10 Questions.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway? And how much do trends matter? As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices.

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LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

In January, I outlined “ 18 LMS trends to watch in 2018.” ” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape. For example: • CORPORATE LEARNING.

3 E-Learning Predictions for 2018

LearnDash

I must confess that this year I have been struggling to come up with my predictions for the e-learning industry. Prediction #1: Growth in Micro-Learning Delivery & Reporting. Yes, this is a similar prediction to last year where I predicted innovation in the micro-learning space. The truth is though that micro-learning is just getting started. This is going to be a significant part of e-learning in the years to come.

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

So as you prepare for what’s ahead, join me as I reflect on topics that mattered most to the extended enterprise learning community in 2018. If I could choose a keyword to describe this year’s learning systems landscape, it would be “dynamic.” Regular readers know that this blog isn’t the only way we share advice with learning technology buyers and sellers. Top 3 Podcasts of 2018. How does it improve learning analytics?

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Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. Organizations raced to set up their learning management systems (LMS) for employees and then customers, members and partners and were surprised that nobody voluntarily came and the learning content race started.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 9 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Linda is Chief Technology Officer at WBT Systems , a Dublin-based software company that focuses exclusively on association learning and certification solutions. We recorded our most recent discussion, so others who share our interest in association LMS trends can follow along.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 - Part 1: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

Limestone Learning

" Winnats Pass " by John Clift is licensed under CC BY 2.0. This is Part 1 in our series on the 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 blog post series. In case you didn’t catch it last month, we posted an article on the 6 hottest learning trends for 2018. Over the next couple of months we’ll be sharing our ideas, strategies, tools and ideas with you on each of the six learning trends. Learning & Development

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limestone Learning

" Emergence of mysterious Black Box " by Thierry Hermann is licensed under CC BY 2.0. This is Part 2 in our series on the 6 hottest learning trends for 2018. Today we continue our dive into the 6 trends with a look at Artificial Intelligence (AI). A subcategory of AI is machine learning (ML) , which works on the principle of giving machines data and then letting them learn for themselves. So how does AI fit into learning?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” These skills are learned over time, not overnight. In this webcast, you’ll learn: The eight networking competencies. Learn to create a plan that is engaging and exciting!

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

" Queen Victoria's Oak Tree, Sandringham " by Andrew Hugget is LICENSED under CC BY-SA 2.0. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results. Discover how to implement learning solutions to transform your teams. Learn how a major U.S.

Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

If you are inquiring adoption across all learning tech capabilities and consumer demand (from the consumer marketplace and learners), then the answer is half yes and half no. . I won’t regurgitate everything that appeared and did not for that matter in the authoring tool space as a whole in 2016, but a few have crossed over in a positive light, which is pushing trend. Speaking of trends. . I’m still a m-learning purist. They all had a learning curve.

Online Customer Training: Behind the Surge in Specialized Learning Systems

Talented Learning

With results like these, it’s no wonder why customer training platforms are one of the hottest segments in today’s learning systems market. Until a few years ago, customer training platforms didn’t even exist as a separate segment of the learning management system (LMS) market.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Learn the method and you can make your own magic. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place. Learn the success practices to evolve your recruiting function from where it is to where you need it to be.

The evolution of extended enterprise learning: Talented Learning’s John Leh talks LMS trends

Leo Learning

With decades of experience in the elearning industry, John Leh, of Talented Learning, is an expert at spotting learning technology trends. He speaks to LEO Learning about extended enterprise learning and the importance of finding the right solutions for a broad audience.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 5th annual trends post! When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21 We first noticed this trend last year.

7-Seven Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 7: Regular Monitoring

Your Training Edge

Now that your e-learning program is up and running, you’ve evaluated it, made changes, and the organization loves it. Your e-learning program requires a constant eye on various areas to ensure that nothing goes off track. Organizations have made the mistake of letting the e-learning program “ride”, only to find that one day no one is using it. Are the evaluations themselves changing in trend or tone?

Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

I spent decades traveling for business and have long been addicted to audio learning content in all forms – including audio books , audio courses , talk-radio and now podcasts – to learn and help pass the travel time more quickly. Music is great, but on a seven-hour drive, nothing is better than audio learning. What I didn’t expect were the unintended, social learning benefits of podcasting. Continuous Learning: Vision vs. Reality. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PODCAST.

Gyrus ranked as a Specialist in the 2018 Aragon Research Globe? for Corporate Learning

Gyrus

Analyst firm Aragon Research positioned Gyrus as a ”Specialist” in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning. Richmond, VA · June 21, 2018. Gyrus Systems , a leader in the Learning Management Systems (LMS) industry, proudly announced today that analyst firm Aragon Research has recognized Gyrus as a ”Specialist” in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning, 2018.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Currently, learning programs contribute nearly 25% of average non-dues association revenue, according to a 2017 Association Adviser poll. By thoughtfully implementing modern learning tools, content and delivery methods, you can provide high-value continuing education that complements your broader mission and purpose. Exactly how can an association learning system help you make the most of this opportunity? Many association learning systems can help you achieve this goal.

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Learning Management System

Geenio

Choosing the right learning management system (LMS) is something every E-learning professional needs to do at some point. Carefully consider your organization, its areas of activity and the common everyday tasks its employees must learn to perform when considering which LMS to buy.

Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

If you subscribe to this blog , or listen to our podcasts , or attend our webinars , you probably think of Talented Learning as a free source of fiercely indeperndent information for LMS buyers and sellers – but that’s only part of our story. Business model and licensing strategy.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Animals, close up, cold, deers ” by Anthony is licensed under the Pexels licence. What worked for you in 2018? Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! February 6–8, 2019 ATD TechKnowledge Conference , West Palm Beach, Florida Augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, microlearning and adaptive learning are no longer buzz words—they’re here to stay. It’s time to embrace the new learning landscape.

Readymade Courses or Custom eLearning Development – When to Choose What

Enyota Learning

You have just a few employees: Since readymade courses come with subscription or license costs, they can get expensive as more and more user licenses need to be purchased.

How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

Tying learning initiatives to business performance has long been a challenge for organizations in every industry. However, technology now makes it possible to measure the business impact of learning programs, even across a network of hundreds or thousands of independently-owned franchisees, distributors or affiliates. Learning Measurement and the Franchise LMS. A specialized franchise learning platform is the linchpin in this quest to measure the business impact of training.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

2018 is standing by, with a full payload of resources to help you tackle a multiplicity of resolutions. Just check out this list of January offerings and get your 2018 off to a roaring start. Monday, January 8, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 4 Keys to Enhancing Your Healthcare Culture (Free for ATD members) A healthcare company’s culture has a tremendous effect on the patient experience, and ultimately your survey scores. In 2018, it’s time to get off this hopeless merry-go-round.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

If you follow my LMS trends updates , you know that customer training is where the action is. By all indications, this trend is not just a passing fad. These buyers are inclined to invest in training that shortens their learning curve. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. So how are learning practitioners responding to this need? Learning Analytics: Top of The “Hot” Trend List. For example, recent results from the 2020 L&D Global Sentiment Survey suggest that learning professionals recognize the strategic importance of measurement capabilities. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

The ultimate authoring tool buyer’s guide

Elucidat

Your choice needs to meet the needs of a wide range of stakeholders: your authoring team, any design contractors, learning and business leaders, and last but not least, your end users. Create a vision statement – Don’t just focus on the kind of digital learning you want to create now.

Live Webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Lucky pig, guardian angel, figure ” by Alexandra is licensed by Pixabay. We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, January 23rd to host another informative webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019. Training professionals always keep an eye on learning and development trends. Some, like mobile learning, might be familiar. We hope to see you online Wednesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 9:00am PT (10:00am MT / 11:00pm CT / 12:00pm ET)!

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. Include a broad range of learning interactions. Create multi-device learning. But we are regularly approached by Learning Managers and Designers in search of a solution to the challenges they experience using an offline desktop-based tool.

Live Webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Lucky pig, guardian angel, figure ” by Alexandra is licensed by Pixabay. We'll be teaming up with Lambda Solutions this Wednesday, January 23rd to host another informative webinar: 10 Trends That Will Bring Your L&D Into 2019. Training professionals always keep an eye on learning and development trends. Some, like mobile learning, might be familiar. We hope to see you online Wednesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 9:00am PT (10:00am MT / 11:00pm CT / 12:00pm ET)!

Subscription Learning & Tools: 30 minute guide

eLearningArt

Subscription tools & learning is the #9 eLearning trend for 2018. So what does the trend for subscription tools and learning mean for you? And to celebrate subscriptions as a trend, I’m giving away a membership to each of the 3 industry trade associations I recommend. Take a free action on the subscription trend. Paying for a service, usually software, on an ongoing basis vs paying a 1-time fee for a “perpetual license.”.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

But with the rise of modern cloud-based authoring software, many learning managers and designers are looking for a resolution to the contemporary learning pains that come from desktop-based authoring tools. Include a broad range of learning interactions. Create multi-device learning. But we are regularly approached by learning managers and designers in search of a solution to the challenges they experience using an offline desktop-based tool.

Proving Better Training Outcomes

Count5

How Learning & Development Can Prove Training’s Value to Leadership. Learning & Development’s Quest for Better Training Outcomes. Certainly, Learning & Development professionals have their own ongoing quest: proving training’s impact on the business.

Readymade Course or Custom eLearning Development – When to Choose What?

Enyota Learning

You have just a few employees: Since readymade courses come with subscription or license costs, they can get expensive as more and more user licenses need to be purchased. Also, they do not require you to purchase additional licenses and can be easily modified as and when required since you have complete ownership of the content. You can periodically update your courses and ensure they provide meaningful learning content that is always current and topical.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Not surprisingly, a 2018 survey of more than 1000 association members confirmed that career development is now the primary reason why most people join associations. Yet that same study also revealed several disturbing trends: 82% of respondents had participated in professional development activities during the prior 2 years. How can associations reverse this trend? 1) What can associations learn about member education from other sources of professional development?