E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

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I was planning on writing about emerging technology and virtual worlds. However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds. Kaplan Learning Technologies – Atlantic Link & STT Trainer products. Taleo Learn - formally known as Learn.com.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business. The technology is saying it.

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business. The technology is saying it.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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Let’s take a brief look at a couple of recent moves: Taleo acquires Learn.com. will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above.

E-Learning for Newbies

Janet Clarey

ASTD ’s Learning Circuits Blog has a monthly ‘Big Question.&# Here’s a brief listing of some of the competencies I think newbies to e-learning should focus on: history, trends, and direction (history, evolution, impact of technology, etc.)

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

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This doesnt have to be a big investment Key Finding #2: The Rise in ASP Models ("externally hosted" or "software as a service" -- SAAS) taking desktop metaphor and putting into a browser trend towards companies giving other people the headaches of dealing with the backend solutions great for small organizations Saba, Learn.com, Adobe Connect, Articulate, etc. 3) Dont let the technology get in the way of what youre trying to do.