Alternatives to (Enter System)

eLearning 24-7

Well over a month ago, on LinkedIn, I started a weekly series where I would select one learning system and compare it to a few other learning systems. Alternatives mean. Rather it is saying, “if you are looking at this system, you may want to consider these.”

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

To the 2018-19 Learning System Grid,identifying the Leaders, Risers, Steady and Slow vendors for NexGen functionality. . So for LMS and learning platforms, I compared based on the template (which is quite extensive) and the same for those in the LEP/LXP space (Sorry, I still think they should be LEP, so going back to LEP/LXP). . As in 500 Learning Systems. But I cut off at 500, looking at systems known and not so well-known. Cornerstone Learning Suite.


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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! 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. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

COVID19 and Learning Systems Trends

eLearning 24-7

In the learning system space, despite what you may have heard or read, or in some cases, read pre-pandemic for projections, for many of the vendors, it is equally rough in comparison to many other industries, regardless if they are brick and mortar or online only. the system was being built or contract was signed), then they were moving forward. One would anticipate that to be the case, yet, what folks I believe were surprised to learn is that an OR was occurring.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Top 6 Absorb LMS Alternatives and Absorb LMS Competitors in 2021!


Absorb LMS is an award-winning cloud-based corporate learning management system that offers training and certification to learners through e-learning methodologies. delivers consistent, on-brand training—regardless of location, device, or learning requirements.

Alternatives to LMS: what, when and why?


The learning management system, or LMS, used to be an integral part of most organizations’ learning ecosystem, and for good reason. The traditional solution is no longer the default answer in all situations, so let’s explore the LMS alternatives now available. When and why should you consider LMS alternatives? Just to be clear: this is not an ‘LMS is dead’ article: learning management systems have their place. What are the alternatives to LMS?

Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 31 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To find out more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Join us as we discuss the latest developments in open source learning systems.

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

” Having participated in more than 200 learning systems evaluations , I’ve seen some monster misses. If other options are available, note that you would be happy to discuss alternatives. Configure spellchecker rules to support learning industry terminology: Your default version of Microsoft Word may not review capitalized words (like SCROM vs SCORM). Tips for Learning Systems Vendors appeared first on Talented Learning.

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Choose your own Adventure Path

eLearning 24-7

That’s the way I feel, with a return of an injury on my right hand, the challenges of writing as a result and some alternatives to presenting the information for this blog. Adventure 2 – Boost Engagement with online learning and your learning system.

Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

eLearning 24-7

One of the areas that always gain interest and usage are open source systems, that is to say, free open source code (some are not), to which any organization, company, educational setting, government and so forth can build their own system (often noted as home-grown) and do what they wish with it.

Customer Education Systems: Top Integrations and Innovations

Talented Learning

Customer education systems are, without a doubt, the fastest-growing segment of today’s learning systems market. Once this kind of system is in place, switching tends to happen very infrequently. What Makes Customer Education Systems Unique?

Microsoft Viva – The Answers you are Seeking

eLearning 24-7

I never cared for IE, and would use alternative browsers when ever possible, Maxathon (still around), Opera (still around), Avant to mention a few. That is something called Viva Learning, which uh, is the main piece to the entire platform. Microsoft Teams has a learning curve.

10 Systems I’d recommend on any given day

eLearning 24-7

To be quite honest, I could easily name 100 systems that I would recommend on any given day, depending of course on your use case, business goals/objectives, feature sets, and so forth. Budget is always an important one, okay it is the main one because a system can have everything you need, match your use case perfectly, but the one little item, it is not in your budget. Support plays a crucial component here because it is the number one reason, why people leave a learning system.

Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London. The delegate strength suggests increasing interest in game based learning, which is nice. It will also feature an industry first game based learning awards! Jonathan Stewart, a surgeon from Hollier Medical Simulation Center talked about the need for simulation-based learning in medical education. Kris Rockwell talked about an ARG created by Hybrid Learning Systems.

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Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

These complexities are continuing to exponentially increase as we enter a hyper-digital era with AI, Robotics, 3D printing, Wearables, Alternate Reality and VR, and much more looming over the horizon. Ref: [link] A lack of Systems Thinking and understanding of Complex Adaptive Systems coupled with the desire/pressure for limitless growth have led organizations toward the kind of tunnel vision which has collectively led us to a place no one wanted to reach.

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

Talented Learning

1) What can associations learn about member education from other sources of professional development? Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. 6) Are credentialing programs becoming a viable alternative to higher education? But associations are uniquely compelling because community-driven social learning is part of the association experience. However, they can digest learning content in short bursts.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

As learning systems consultants , we’ve seen our share of organizations abandon LMS platforms that once seemed like ideal solutions. And if you’re like most learning decision makers I know, you’ve invested long days and weekend hours trying to keep up with your “day job” when you’d rather have been catching rays on a warm Caribbean beach. However, alternative resources should be identified in advance.

Did you get the best deal?

eLearning 24-7

The LMS vendor got away with charging an outrageous amount for their system, with a “deal for them” $48 a seat. 75,000 to setup a pre-packaged system, where you get the base configs everyone else gets? Whenever a recession hits the e-learning industry, and especially at the learning system market, pricing should drop. It occurs in other markets, as a whole, but when it comes to the learning system space, it isn’t always the case.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

7 Types of LMS Solutions

Talented Learning

Those of us who think we are woke often use the alternate, even-broader term “Learning Systems” but often have to explain that “Yes, a Learning System is an LMS.” ” Or, “Yes, an LMS is a Learning System.”

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 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. Well, we fit into the extended enterprise learning space by focusing on the customer education segment. Regardless, they need to learn and learn fast. It’s a powerful yet more cost-effective alternative. What does your learning tech ecosystem look like?

Lectora eLearning Software Sponsors mLearnCon by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Lectora® eLearning software will sponsor mLearnCon Mobile Learning Conference & Expo June 19 – 21 in San Jose, CA. This premier event focuses on mLearning management strategy, technology alternatives, and design and development options. Lectora will bring its mobile learning expertise and experience to provide attendees the best eLearning tools for their mobile learning needs. Instructional Design Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Mobile Learning

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Video goes in and out with the audio – They explain it has to do with the latest version of Flash, but how about coming up with an alternative. Sure you can use an alternative browser, but the vast majority of people don’t do it. Access Links – can be sent to users so they can view the presentation directly and the system shows you (the client – not end user) how the end users are accessing the presentation. E-Learning 24/7.

Avoiding the LMS Overkill


This requirement for learning has spawned the multi-billion-dollar Learning Management System (LMS) industry. Because you might just end up with a system that is nightmarish to implement and, altogether, too complex for your audience to use. The truth is that given the size of the target base, experience with learning systems and the complexity of training to be administered, enterprises have different learning requirements at different points in time.

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5 Amazing Digital Education Trends to keep an Eye on in 2020 and Beyond

Your Training Edge

“Online learning is not the next big thing; it is the new big thing.” Did you know that the worldwide E-learning market is estimated to be worth $325 Billion by the year 2025? These statistics indicate that the world of education has already embraced digital learning as a significant force fuelling all endeavors effectively. This way, students get more opportunities for socializing with peers and choosing what to learn and when.

Let’s Play! – The benefits of game-based learning


Game-based learning is not really a new thing. Think about it, what is more natural than learning by playing a game? With the additional stimulation provided by digital equivalents it’s no wonder that digital game-based learning for training purposes is becoming so popular.

What if….? (E-Learning)

eLearning 24-7

What IF e-learning platforms incorporate/use blockchain? On the learning system or any online learning platform, would security be even better using blockchain? Tell someone in the financial services about your system using blockchain, and watch fear show up. Recently, I had someone tell me that the reason for not having certain functionality in their system, was because folks take home a company laptop or tablet, which blocks access to sites.

How to Use AI to Support Learning in 2021

Tesseract Learning

AI can be applied to every sector, including learning and training, to achieve better efficiencies and create new possibilities. AI can accelerate the learning process, optimize the learning methods and access to knowledge to improve learning outcomes. .

Winning Combo: Security Awareness Training & Anti-Phishing Training?


SAT programs play a significant role in creating a security culture by teaching all aspects of cybersecurity and regulatory compliance procedures that are crucial to protecting organizational computers and other devices, systems and data. By Suzanne Gorman, CISSP, CRISC.

The Role of Immersive Learning to Improve Learning Experiences


Learning may take place at any time, according to the needs of the learners, so learning is no longer tied to classrooms. What is Immersive Learning? Immersive Learning is the method of learning in a virtual or artificial environment.

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What Happened to the Promise of One-to-One Online Learning?

Kapp Notes

This does not seem to be happening in the world of e-learning. tied directly to elements courses or course pieces within a Learning Management System (LMS). In an educational setting, a system could diagnose what the student knew or didn’t know and present her with just the right information to fill her gaps in understanding. Design Education learning design Learning Objects

Microlearning: Is it for you?


It’s often available on multiple devices such as mobile phones and tablets, allowing employees to learn on-the-go. The learner can decide what they want to learn, when they want to learn it, and how they will learn it. . Formal and Informal Learning.

Edcast vs Degreed: Modern eLearning platforms


Selection of the appropriate learning platforms can provide you with the best outcomes and results and also help to achieve your target goals. It guides companies and enterprises with discovery, curation, and assistance of learning content beyond external, internal, and tact information.

Learning in the Flow of Work


As our businesses change dramatically, learning systems struggle to evolve at the same rate. Learning solutions are large, complex software programs made to be one-size-fits-all. Let’s look at why these systems were built, and what is next. Learning as Compliance (LMS).

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Taking Action On Your Learning Data


If you’ve had experience with any of the various learning management systems and platforms, particularly as an admin, you have most likely come across various types of learner data. Alternatively, they simply aren’t interested in the topic at hand. Blog Learning

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features


Modern organizations have come to accept that knowledge plays a vital role towards driving success, and cannot deny the importance of integrated learning and development programs for business growth anymore. However, picking up an LMS (Learning Management System) for employee onboarding and training is not an easy task. Support for Mobile Devices What good is a mobile responsive e-learning course if your LMS software isn’t mobile compatible? Learning & Training