Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

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I’ll be the first to admit, that I was not a big fan of the previous versions of the Plateau system. After viewing the Plateau TMS, my concerns in one area have been eliminated, in others, not so much. Plateau LMS is a Talent Management System, made up of four modules. Plateau Learning. Plateau Performance. Plateau Career and Succession. Plateau Compensation. Front end (what the end user sees) UI – A giant Kudos to Plateau.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

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And yeah there are vendors who will taut that they are in X list or Y rankings and thus should be included. This isn’t a beauty contest, nor a pay for play (I NEVER accept that, nor play that game, nor do I accept any referral fees or whatever some vendors offer for recommending them). These are vendors who have been around a long time, build share of the market and generally speaking had early name recognition which has helped them in build business.

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Taleo Firmly Establishes itself in the Learning Management Systems Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Last year, Taleo , the largest provider of recruiting software, spent $100 million acquiring mid-market LMS vendor Learn.com. The company’s strategy, which we supported in earlier blog posts, is to expand across all elements of the talent management domain and develop an offering which. HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Halogen Software lms Plateau sumtotal systems taleoThe ever-changing market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) continues to evolve.

LMS & LCMS Directory

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The market continues to grow it is nearly impossible to see every vendor’s latest solution. Additionally, vendors can cease to exist quickly. There are a large number of vendors who support ERP systems, inc. SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle and HRIS systems; thus if you have one of those systems you are now open to a greater number of vendors, rather then staying with your ERP or HRIS provider. Vendors Reviewed. Contains over 200 systems.

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LMSs, TMs and HCMs

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Never mind, now back to our regular scheduled blog. Oracle then followed suit by acquiring SuccessFactors who had acquired Plateau in the past. I’m sure the people who had purchased Plateau or even SuccessFactors Learning system were delighted to hear the news. What about other companies out there in the HCM space, will they be seeking to acquire LMS vendors with such a goal in mind? To me, this is how vendors skirt the issue. .

User Friendly or Hype?

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If I am a potential customer, I would expect nothing less to come out of the vendor’s mouth on their product and user friendliness. Some vendors who have failed to deliver, in my opinion, a user friendly system, due to front end or back end (admin side), or sometimes both. Plateau Talent Management System. A few vendors (and not just on the above list), customize so much, that you really have no idea on what the system originally looked like.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

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The Extended Enterprise blog post and directory will be visible this weekend. There is a growing list of vendors, including small/mid size that are adding talent management components that match the Big Dog systems. A couple of vendors have added HRIS modules. It is interesting to note, that many of the vendors are targeting the SMB space, especially the small size (less than 500 employees) market. Plateau is now called SuccessFactors.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The presence of VR on the upward-sloping part of the curve was demonstrated at this year’s DevLearn conference, where a number of vendors were demonstrating VR-based experiences. We’ve blogged about an application at Filament Games. Plateau of Productivity. That pleasing, placid feeling of understanding and usability…why, we must be on the Plateau of Productivity. Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The presence of VR on the upward-sloping part of the curve was demonstrated at this year’s DevLearn conference, where a number of vendors were demonstrating VR-based experiences. We’ve blogged about an application at Filament Games. Plateau of Productivity. That pleasing, placid feeling of understanding and usability…why, we must be on the Plateau of Productivity. Our 2016 hype curve was a big hit, so we’re doing it again this year.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal. Many LMS vendors provide this capability. For example, a Plateau case study (PDF) talks about: The biggest benefit Reuters has seen from its Plateau LMS to date is from deep linking functionality. With deep links in Plateau, users can launch content in two or three clicks.

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LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

These are being reported out of the larger eLearningGuild population and I would claim that they are likely more accurate than survey research that goes through the vendors themselves. Several of the LMS vendors appear more than once, such as Oracle. However, I would be concerned if I was a starter LMS vendor because Moodle is going to cause you grief in the bottom of the market. They can be used to see how LMS vendors stack up against particular features. Update, Nov.

Veterans Affairs Learning University at Corporate University Week

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from Corporate University Week. Use Plateau SaaS model as the TMS. The funding Accountability (Dean Muellerweiss reports weekly and monthly on numbers) Now have 60+ people on her team – growing to 73; a number of vendor partners; lots of learning leaders across VA (they don’t report to Dean – they help get training to the field); Initially had to outsource a lot of their training function now looking to bring some of this back in.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

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One of these vendors is listed in my top 50. Overall, LMS vendors are updating features more frequently than in any previous time. A new LMS directory will appear in mid March – and be available to everyone and anyone via the blog. Numerous vendors posted a full demo of their product on my lmsdemos.com site. vendor) does not have a demo video on the site, you can. Vendor constantly adds new features, another big win. #6

2019 Turkey Awards

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Once a darling of vendors who used it to show their demos, now? In fact, in 2019, I did not see one demo from a vendor on Adobe Connect. Personally a vendor can call their system whatever they want, but there are a few factoids to remember about micro-learning. Mobile Learning First – Here is something that might shock you, but most of the vendors who say their are mobile learning first, do not have an on/off synch in their native apps. Welcome.

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Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

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Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. When I talk about a LMS, I am saying specifically a learning management system and the vendors themselves should see their own product first and foremost as a LMS, not as a TM/PM or whatever. Plateau is long gone and buried and people should realize that.

eLearning User Groups

eLearning Weekly

Most of the well-known LMS vendors have user group meetings and/or conferences, including: Blackboard. Plateau. blogs, wikis, etc.) Blogging, definitely. Last week I went to the Metrics That Matter user group in Chicago. During my trip, I started thinking about user groups related to learning and technology. Other than conferences, where do learning and technology professionals get together to discuss ideas with each other?

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Shared Services between Institutions Manish Gupta - e-Learning Predictions for 2011 Live Online Training to Grow in India Birth of Motion Controlled Learning & Interactivity Performance Support Tools to Gain Adoption Outsourcing to Continue Growing Gaming to Gain Momentum LMS’s to Remain Primary Delivery Mechanism for e-Learning Glenn Hansen's 2011 predictions - 2011 - the year of collaboration Collaboration tools such as micro-blogging software (e.g.

Online Course Promotion: How Long Does it Take? A 6 Month Case Study

Academy of Mine

For eCourse vendors with patience and tenacity to follow through on their project, the unknown elements and the challenge of doing it make your life easier in the long run since you’ll be one of the brave few to give it a shot. Their month 6 numbers are their new “plateau numbers” (meaning that if the eCourse seller stopped promoting their eCourse right now they would still hover around this point). Promoting an online course takes a lot of time.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. Indeed, many traditional eLearning vendors ventured into the market though not in the volume or with the fanfare we had postulated twelve months ago. Others vendors will quickly follow/respond. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

2018 Turkey Awards for E-Learning

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I know some of you will disagree with the nominees, perhaps feeling that your company or vendor should be in there, and I totally respect that. Finalists were based on the quality of call on average (based on the number of times I was on a call with this tool – used by various vendors showing me their products or having a briefing, etc.). This is why I looked at vendors who I know have the cash flow and deep pockets. There will be no blog post next week.

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WORSTs E-Learning 2017 Awards

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One competitor purchased a VLP as a key component, SAP purchased SuccessFactors, a recruiting system initially turned HCM, who had acquired Plateau, a strong but awful UI/UX LMS. SuccessFactors constantly stated they would invest heavily into Plateau and initially, vast improvement was to be found. Because it was bad and continues to be, at least with vendors and I have seen it with everyday consumers too. . Next blog post: Jan. Happy Holidays!