State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. E-Learning 24/7.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

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That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). E-Learning 24/7. What’s the point?

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E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

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Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 For end users in the e-learning market, it is clear they are following the market. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology. E-Learning 24/7.

Answering your LMS Questions

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Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. Learning paths or curriculum paths. Learning is really becoming secondary, even if these vendors offer a LMS. . E-Learning 24/7. How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net?

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Still vendors offering social learning, yet they do not use or have any social media presence. Learning Portals. LCMS – dead. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. User name: E-Learning. E-Learning 24/7. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

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I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. E-Learning 24/7.

LMS & LCMS Directory

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Click to view and download the directory, which is in an Excel file - E-Learning 24/7 LMS & LCMS Directory. CMSs, learning portals geared only are not on the list. One vendor identifies themselves as a LGMS – Learning Game Management System, another states they can create within their system and launch – 3D ILE courses (ILE – Interactive Learning Environment). E-Learning 24/7. Contains over 200 systems.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Still vendors offering social learning, yet they do not use or have any social media presence. Learning Portals. LCMS – dead. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. User name: E-Learning. E-Learning 24/7. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab.

The Future of the LMS

Bottom-Line Performance

We started the month talking about the features and functions of learning management systems. Soon, it won’t be enough that the LMS tracks formal learning like instructor-led training courses or e-learning modules; the future is here, and learning management systems are changing rapidly to keep up. Most respondents use all of the 12 major learning tools and technologies listed on the survey in their portals.

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Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

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If you are like the thousands of other people exploring the purchase of a learning management system, the key to success is asking the right questions. . E-Learning 24/7. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LCMS learning portal Lite LMS LMS craig weiss learning management system SCORM

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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I must admit I am still in a daze on some shocking data, I saw in the last few weeks (on a side note: the new and updated version of my LMS/LCMS directory will be available for download this upcoming Tuesday). One vendor asked if you wanted to learn more about their product and sent you to their help desk to notify them of errors or issues with their system (hmm, not likely to buy one from these guys). Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. E-Learning 24/7.

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Her niche is learning technologies and she has recently partnered with a company called Exult, based in Pune, India. Here is our conversation about learning technologies and her new partnership with Exult. Kapp : Exult has recently launched a new product called Expedite Learning.

Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!

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My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors. Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal New columns – Does the vendor offer a trial? What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor offers a trial, it will identify if known the length of the trial.

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CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

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While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever. And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way. E-Learning 24/7.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

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E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. E-Learning 24/7.

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

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I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). To Learn more and register for this one time online amazing event, please click I’M Intrigued. Next week, I will presenting my topic on HTML5, Tablets & E-Learning at BYOL in NYC. E-Learning 24/7.

If you build it, will they come?

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Many people believe that once they have implemented their LMS/LCMS that everyone will come running to use the system. Having something like, “Brand new LMS is coming&# – will not be as effective as, “WidgetWorld – A new learning experience – and the date&#. The value of e-learning is enabling people to bounce around and go to the area of the course or courses they want to focus on. LMS/LCMS. E-Learning 24/7.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). To Learn more and register for this one time online amazing event, please click I’M Intrigued. Next week, I will presenting my topic on HTML5, Tablets & E-Learning at BYOL in NYC. E-Learning Vendors, Giveaways and Drawings.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2017

EI Design

This was exactly my objective and this article on eLearning trends and predictions for 2017 will provide several pointers that you can use to uplift your current learning strategy (better learner engagement and other measures to create the impact businesses need to see). Learning Portals.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Learning Analytics 6. It may or may not involve learning.

CLO Apps, Please!

CLO Magazine

Technologies and learning methodologies must be rapidly adaptable. We are in the world of personalization, and the learning field deserves learning apps. Yet, when we need a new function or capacity for our learning efforts, there are almost no apps for sale. And if we call on our learning management system suppliers to add functions, they quote development fees that can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

So, they’re one of the big players among commercial learning management systems. We’ve taken major steps to bring the “at home” style of learning into the corporation without making it stereotypically “formal”. The early incorporation of weblogs, forums, chat rooms and wikis into the LearnCenter platform was paramount in keeping pace with the informal way Americans are learning. This will become useful for mentoring and rapid e-learning!

User Friendly or Hype?

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The number one reason people leave their current system or purchase a different e-learning product? I have seen over 150 systems, 80 plus authoring tools, dozens of web conferencing products, mobile learning, quiz assessment tools, CMSs and learning portals, and not everyone of them meets those two statements. Learning Management Systems, LCMS, Learning Portals. Authoring Tools (Rapid E-Learning). E-Learning 24/7.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

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A trend that is happening in the LMS market more so than in the other e-learning markets, is the failure to follow their path of success. After all, if you can create a couple of APIs that provide strong social learning functionality, and the LMS vendor offers an add-on for social learning, do they really want you to put yours in? Buyers and Sellers of courses who can then use the course in any learning management system, so they are not tied to one LMS, is happening.

Latest LMS Trends – The Truth is No Longer a Stranger

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The LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal market continues to be strong. Folding up shop and switching to a new market: Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Acquiring another LMS or e-learning vendor. Folding up shop and switching to a new market : Talent/Performance Management, new product lines not tied to e-learning, services. Social Learning Stagnation. E-Learning 24/7.

Moodle: Pros, Challenges

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I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. More of a course management system, than a LCMS/LMS as they try to push it. APIs and mashups – which is really can expand Moodle to the next level of learning. Moodle and some other open source LMS/LCMS solutions are not really “out of the box” solutions. E-Learning 24/7.

Learning Technology Market Segments

Training Industry

The learning technology market has been, and continues to be, one of the most fascinating segments of the training industry, now approaching a $5 Billion market worldwide. Training professionals have become increasingly dependent on technologies for the purpose of managing training operations (LMS/LCMS) and developing and delivering e-learning. But not surprisingly, the learning technology market is complex.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

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You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. For fun, they toss in YouTube and say – look we know what social learning is for the masses. LMS/LCMS – 20%.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

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You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. For fun, they toss in YouTube and say – look we know what social learning is for the masses. LMS/LCMS – 20%.

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

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The new article on a side note: focuses on emerging technology, but with a twist – something vendors in any e-learning space should be doing or exploring, but have not yet. I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. More of a course management system, than a LCMS/LMS as they try to push it. E-Learning 24/7.