More Learning System Awards for 2021

eLearning 24-7

I mention all this, because there is always plenty of items to talk about in the e-learning space, and for this post, all around those wonderful learning systems. Learning is a cash cow in the e-learning industry. 1 Learning System for Customer Education.

2020 Learning System Awards (by Vertical/Industry)

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And now, it is time for the 2020 Learning System Awards by Verticals/Industries. There was no award submission here for any of these, this is based on my analysis of 1,000 learning systems worldwide (although they are more than 1,300 – but I prefer to use a smaller sample).

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Trials – Learning Systems

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I’m referring to software trials, where you get to test out the product, before you buy. . The e-Learning industry as a whole are fans of trials, well, uh, most of the industry that is. Authoring tools? Assessment tools? Other e-learning tools? But the behemoth, the big elephant in the room, learning systems are not fans of trials. I wanted to see the system. System is Highly Configurable. E-Learning 24/7.

Types of Learning Systems

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The notion of types of personalities, aligns in some ways with types of systems, in that there is a lot of leeway in terms of what it actually means, with some folks saying this, when in fact it is that. . There is no better place to see this then our fine world of e-learning, which was devised to be an umbrella term for everything that is well, online learning. An LMS thus is under e-learning. Authoring tool? e-learning. e-learning.

Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

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I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Simply speaking the systems are becoming extremely similar, with only minor differences. vILT – The instructor/presenter/trainer appears via a web conferencing tool through the system, or on some other virtual tool/system, and conducts the session online. It is a new term in the e-learning space. .

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry

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When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors? And for the entire rapid content authoring tool space, I have to ask – Why? PowerPoint is presentation software.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

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. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars!

E-Learning News and Notes

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Standalone Quiz/Assessment Tools. I’ve really been watching this space for the past two years, and while there continue to be enough products that fit within this category, I’m on the belief that this space is on the downside. I love Questionmark, its a wonderful product and it can use a “connector” to integrate into your learning platform or system. The same can be said for survey tools. Collaborative Learning Systems.

Ponder This in your LMS and LXP

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It’s not like I sit here staring out onto the sea of Cortez contemplating whether a shark the size of a whale is out there (rumors say yes), but, I do more often than not, look at what it taking place in the e-learning space and ponder. Why is anyone buying a desktop authoring tool? Buzz Words in the Learning System Space. The term coach in the business world is not the same as “coaching” in the learning system space.

Corporate Forecasts for 2018 (E and I)

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And now onto the Corporate forecasts for 2018, for e-learning and immersive learning. Learning Systems. Expect to see an increase and focus on “skills”, whether it is skill-building, retaining skills or expanding someone’s skill set; vendors who really push this route, should include a KRT (knowledge reinforcement tool), however what I am seeing is that this secondary function will be slow. Knowledge Reinforcement Tools, solid start.

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

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But as we change – evolve in our space, content (the term) has too. We place content onto our learning systems. . We assume that following a learner-centric model, heavily seen in any learning engagement platform, that this will work miracles, and thus increase someone’s knowledge – because hey, it is content they are interested in. The analysis is on your end, not the learning system. E-Learning 24/7.

2020 – The Year of the Hub

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Then I realized that the post would mainly focus on one major trend that will impact the space in such a way (good, I believe), and thus as a result, decided to hold off on my forecasts for 2020 – until Oct. The game changer in the industry, whereas every spoke is interconnected with the central component, the learning system. The Center entity though is the main system. Learning System Connector . Now, could one system handle both? Tools.

Perception in the E-Learning World

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In the e-learning space there continues to be in some sectors, a perception problem. From Talent Management systems with learning as a component, to learning systems in general, to new learningtech tools, perception really creates conflict, where it doesn’t have to be that way. . Let’s first take a look at the term e-learning itself. When coined all those decades ago, it was an umbrella term for online learning.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). Our complete guide to a Learning Management System is here to help. Our complete guide to a Learning Management System (LMS). Learning Plan reports.

eLearning Glossary

Ed App

It is an instructional systems design model that many instructional designers and training developers use in the development process of courses. Authoring Tool. An authoring tool assists in the creation of digital content. Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals.

Advantages of WordPress over Moodle

LearnDash

Open-source software has ushered in a new era of possibilities in the learning space. For a while now, Moodle has been the world’s most popular open-source learning management system. It has enabled organizations of all sizes to deliver and track learning to (likely) millions of people across the globe. Not too long ago, I met Patrick Selby from On Learning Point. To learn more about e-learning platforms, please visit On Learning Point.

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Findanlms.com and Trend Lines

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As noted you can schedule demos, send RFPs/use cases to vendors in the system (those who have prem accounts). If you do find a system or systems in Findanlms, I ask that you let them know you found them via findanlms – by doing so, it will continue with my goal of a collaborative and enriching experience. . Okay, so you are starting to explore looking for a learning system. CD2 Learning (Top 50), Biz Library, Kokm, springest go, Learnosphere, UpsideLMS.

Learning predictions in a time of unpredictability!

Learning Pool

In the learning space, however, it seems we’re still on the right track. In today’s blog, Director of Research at Fosway Group, David Perring shares his Learning predictions for 2021. Nothing radically new emerged in learning technology in 2020.

Can Centralized and Decentralized Online Training Co-Exist?

Mindflash

The traditional LMS is generally thought of as a centrally managed course system who purpose is to make life easier for managers. On the flip side, the traditional adult learner seeks the freedom of choice in learning that often comes with a decentralized learning network. Can a centrally managed online training system and an individualized learning network coexist? Enter the “Learning Ecosystem”. On-demand learning (e.g., Centrally managed.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

A time to reflect back to see where e-learning as a whole is at, and where it is heading for the coming year. That said, reflection is for some other blog author to write about. Already at mature stage (excluding the LMS market, where the systems are there, but the user base is still in mid growth mode – yes lots of newbies still entering). . Breaking it down- by space. Actually, if you want a great space movie, rent Capricorn One. Video learning tools.

Facilitating Education in the Digital Era: eThink by Open LMS Delivers Hosted eLearning Solutions and Management Service

eThink Education

The open-source learning management system (LMS) Moodle is the most widely used solution of its kind. The company offers fully-managed solutions for Moodle as well as the open-source enterprise LMS Totara Learn. Support and Customizations for Learning Management Systems.

Top 10 Learning And Development Influencers on LinkedIn

WhatFix

To say that learning and development plays a key role in transforming the way organizations work would be an understatement. Corporate learning is constantly evolving and being disrupted. Some of these changes become redundant while others have the potential to greatly impact your business.This means that you need to be constantly aware of the changes that matter and make sure that your corporate learning program has enough room to accommodate these changes.

Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

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Knowledge reinforcement tools. I’m not a lot of on/off synch app here as part of the tool, which is a shame. Regardless, if you want into the space, and are not seeking LMS route, I’d go here. And if you have an LMS, better add the tool. . Skill pre-assessments are gaining traction, with the preference being the assessment tool in the LMS, and not in an authoring tool per se. Built-in authoring tools. Add learning. .

What is an LXP and why do I want one?

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Getting back to being unaware, I find the same issue with a few vendors in the learning system space who are really LXPs, but have no idea. Yet, I have been in polite discussions with the head of sales at one system, and the CEO of another who adamantly told me they are not an LXP. It reminded me of the vendors in the space who scream they are not an LMS, even though they hit all the standards of an LMS. . Trends in the LXP Space. E-Learning 24/7.

Can Centralized and Decentralized Online Training Co-Exist?

Mindflash

The traditional LMS is generally thought of as a centrally managed online training system with the purpose of making life easier for managers. On the flip side, the traditional adult learner seeks the freedom of choice in learning that often comes with a decentralized learning network. Can a centrally managed online training system and an individualized learning network coexist? Enter the “Learning Ecosystem”. On-demand learning offerings (e.g.,

Custom Tech Trends in 2018

AbaraLMS

In 2017, we saw various learning technologies evolve, which have paved way for better, effective, and valuable L&D technology applications in 2018. While many technology trends of 2017 such as microlearning, social learning, personalized learning, video-based learning, etc., emerged as catalysts in delivering effective learning experiences across organizations, they are expected to stand out this year as well with other emerging trends. Social Learning.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. MOBILE LEARNING.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

PDR Design Model Supports Shift to Learning Design in the Work Context

Living in Learning

The concept of a learning shift represents a course correction by the USS Training Department. Choose a metaphor of your own; bottom-line is painfully clear – the learning game has changed, and our tactics and methodologies that worked so well in a traditional “training war” are not as effective in a non-traditional battle. In fact, we face the challenge to re-shape, and in some cases, create a continuous learning environment. Learning Space Discovery.

LMS Potluck

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The blog will remain E-Learning 24/7 as will my Linkedin group. . Best Gamification Systems (The Top Two as we speak, err as I write – July 27). What many people failed to realize is that they were referring to companies, such as Badgeville, which are outside of the e-learning space. Then there are LMSs and learning platforms includling subsets that have gamification features. Do you to fall into that age bracket to enjoy the system?

Finally! No MORE LMS Secrets

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Nope, there will always be secrets to this space, not because if it an industry built on the likes of secret societies or the Illuminati or created by individuals who were X-Spy this or that. If you have been in the e-learning space for at least three months, you will probably have realized that it is an industry whereas what one word or term means in X, means something different in Y. E-Learning – It is an umbrella term. The terms LMS and learning platforms.

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. Big Data analytics can help us make well-informed decisions about the learning programs that we develop.

WORSTs E-Learning 2017 Awards

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Anyway, the awards for online learning and systems, etc. have been making their rounds these past few months, mine included (authoring tools), but what about the worst? Sure we see it in films (eh Kingsmen Golden Circle), but e-learning? . Ok, I will say more because here is 2017’s edition for the WORST in e-learning. SAP SuccessFactors Learning. I still hear folks who mention they are considering Oracle for learning.

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

As 2017 draws to a close, the learning community is buzzing with chatter. It’s time again for the annual Talented Learning LMS Awards! The Talented Learning Awards are not a money-making affair for us. The Talented Learning LMS Awards are not chosen by marketers, or designed for marketers. They are intended to help buyers navigate the uncertain waters of today’s learning technology marketplace. Best Learning Tech Innovator. Latitude Learning.