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).

10 Benefits of Moodle based Learning Management System (LMS)

Hurix Digital

Simply defined, a learning management system (LMS) is a software used to administer learning and training of various courses to one or more learners. An LMS allows learning at your own pace. Competency-based training and management. Content Management.

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Why Companies Love Hosted Learning Management Systems

TOPYX LMS

An article written in 2014 by Forbes contributor Josh Bersin states, “We just released our newest research on the corporate Learning Management Systems market and the numbers are astounding. All of the learning takes place online and the resulting data is stored in the cloud.”

Benefits of the Cloud LMS – Is it the future of Learning Management Systems?

G-Cube

Learning is crucial for corporations, who need to acquire newer skills and knowledge on a continuous basis. This has generated tremendous interest and adoption of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) among corporations over the last decade or so.

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The Top 2 Functions of a Learning Management System

TOPYX LMS

If someone were to ask you to list the two primary functions of a learning management system, would you be able to fulfill their request? There are few people who could list the key functions of a learning management system on the spot. More specifically, there are few people who know what a learning management system is and is designed to do. What is a Learning Management System?

What’s Wrong With Learning Management Systems?

Grovo

There’s not a lot of love in the world for the poor old learning management system (LMS). Before today’s era of consumerized, ecosystemic learning solutions, businesses that wanted to train their people would use an LMS to store and deploy educational content.

UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. In every category, Brandon-Hall announces Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners and UpsideLMS’s tally, for this year, stands tall and impressive with a list of 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning.

What If Your Learning Management System Isn’t Enough?

Axonify

The Hidden Limitations Of Any Learning Management System. While 85% of corporations have some type of Learning Management System installed, many share the same sentiments. It’s not what Learning Management Systems offer, it’s what they are.

GE and Craneware Win Brandon Hall Award

Growth Engineering

This time we partnered up with our amazing client, Craneware, and entered the Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards. We learned that we had won a silver award in the (deep breath) Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses category!

What If Your Learning Management System Isn’t Enough?

Axonify

The Hidden Limitations Of Any Learning Management System. While 85% of corporations have some type of Learning Management System installed, many share the same sentiments. In a 2015 report by Brandon Hall Group, 38% of respondents indicate they are looking to replace their Learning Management System. It’s not what Learning Management Systems offer, it’s what they are.

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020

Docebo

Although we’re all still mourning the loss of summer, many of us are starting to prepare our learning strategies for the year ahead. Here’s a summary of what you can expect in the full report: Learning Content. It’s up to learning technology providers to help organizations through this.

The evolution of learning management systems

Aptara

The evolution of learning management systems. Learning management systems provide organizations with the platform and tools needed to fuel eLearning initiatives. An abundance of research has demonstrated a shift in the way people today learn.

Small LMS Tweaks That Make a Big Difference to User Engagement and UX

TOPYX LMS

Over 50 percent of L&D professionals in a Brandon Hall study¹ claimed that poor UX was one of the most significant roadblocks to satisfaction with learning technology. That means user experience is negatively affecting both businesses and learner engagement.

The Business Case for Online Training

Association eLearning

As proof we learned something, we filled out a work book for each section and signed it at the end to demonstrate that we’d completed the training. eLearning requires 40-60% less employee time than ILT in a classroom (Brandon Hall Study).

What is Customer Training? (And how an LMS can help)

Docebo

However, there are benefits to expanding your learning programs to non-employees, otherwise known as the extended enterprise. Let’s take a deep-dive into the importance of a customer training program and how you can make it work for your business.

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Why You Absolutely Need Gamification in E-Learning

Docebo

The same school of thought can be applied to your learning strategy. Benefits of Gamification in E-Learning. E-Learning Gamification Tools. Not only does gamification in the workplace improve engagement, but it also supports learning retention as well.

How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience

Docebo

As the modern e-learning world becomes fixated on improving the learning experience and applying effective learning programs at scale, new solutions are needed to keep up the pace. So, how can you improve the learning experience while also scaling your efforts?

Knowledge Direct LMS Receives Top Honors

Association eLearning

Digitec wins the coveted Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Award for their best-in-class learning management system (LMS), Knowledge Direct. About Brandon Hall Group.

Introducing UpsideLMS V5.0 – Best Value LMS With Stunning GUI

Upside Learning

is generating a lot of excitement at Upside Learning. Our stunning, best value Learning Management System , UpsideLMS v5.0, This enables a Super Admin to manage user licenses for multiple clients. The release of the new UpsideLMS version – 5.0,

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Selecting an LMS: Top 8 Considerations

LearnUpon

What makes a great LMS that’s worth your business’s investment? Ultimately though, you should aim to find an LMS that meets your need to deliver corporate learning , in a scalable, supportive way. . However, integrations seem to be a sore point for many businesses.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Generation21

Janet Clarey

I'll be highlighting one Learning Management System (LMS) every Friday. A: John Stearns- For Gen21, social media is simply another analogous function that clients may choose to use in their learning toolkit. The elements of social media in our LMS are those that related most directly to our mission to enable learning. I think users and sponsors are more comfortable with multiple modes of learning than ever before, and that the populations of both will grow.

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

I list below a list of top 13 blogs (in alphabetical order) that we follow for LMS (and learning technology): ALearning. Bersin & Associates – The Business of Talent. Bersin & Associates – Learning on the Leading Edge. Educause – Learning Technologies.

5 Must-Have LMS Features To Ensure Return On Investment

Docebo

As with most things in life, you get what you pay for – your learning technology solution is no different. . As someone who spends most of your time in the platform, it’s important that it’s both easy to use and will help you reach your organization’s learning objectives.

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Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

In this first post, part of the Friday series “LMSs that kick ass,&# I’ll be highlighting one Learning Management System (LMS). I met Charles Coy, Director, Product Marketing, at our 2008 Innovations in Learning Conference (Cornerstone OnDemand was a sponsor). I encourage you to engage Charles here to learn more. It is critical to note that Cornerstone is, first and foremost, a talent management company.

Create A Social Learning Culture With Origin Konnect

Origin Learning

Konnect- true to its name, Origin Konnect is a next generation social learning platform that helps organizations develop a training and development culture that literally “connects” employees as they learn.

7 Reasons Why You Need To Adopt A Unified Learning System

Upside Learning

That a unified learning system helps in creating a wholesome learning experience for your learners, and alleviates the administrative operations for your administrators has been established. Below are 7 key reasons why you need to adopt a Unified Learning System.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read.

Modern Learning: Balancing Today's Challenges with Tomorrow's Opportunities

Litmos

In today’s business environment, challenges come fast and furious. Too often, the learning function finds itself continually putting out fires, rather than planning for the organization’s future. How continuous learning can futureproof the organiztion.

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

There was quite a bit of focus at the 2012 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando on Learning Management Systems (LMS) and how dissatisfied many users are. Here are tips on managing a successful LMS switch.

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New Research Report: 2 Keys to a Successful Learning Strategy

Litmos

Do you struggle to align your learning strategy with the larger goals of your company? Do you feel like learning lives in a silo? Part of the problem might be that many companies struggle to create learning programs that can measurably affect stated business goals.

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide (2020 Update)

LearnUpon

From creating learning and development strategies to mastering authoring tools and tackling low engagement rates , there’s a lot of information to wrap your head around. . Degreed is a learning experience platform (LXP) that centers on employee skills development. eLearning Learning.

An LMS helps close the manufacturing skills gap

Ziiva

The cost to a business is significant as positions remain unfilled and recruiting time and expense continues to increase. A learning management system (LMS) can help human resource managers retain and develop the skilled workforce needed to succeed.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

However, there they don’t include much discussion about the learning subject matter itself. Our off-shore competitor, whose development rate we later learned an thrifty-sounding $20/hour, came in with a surprising bid: $2 million.

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Is Your LMS Hard to Love?

Litmos

They looked at the data and found that learning management systems were the 3rd most hated enterprise software category. Now instructor-led training remains a strong part of blended learning solutions and will not be disappearing any time soon.

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LMS and LCMS: What’s the Difference?

eFront

If you’re confused about the differences between a learning management system (LMS) and a learning content management system (LCMS), you’re not alone. In contrast, the focus of an LCMS is on learning content.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

However, there they don’t include much discussion about the learning subject matter itself. Our off-shore competitor, whose development rate we later learned an thrifty-sounding $20/hour, came in with a surprising bid: $2 million.

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Have You Gone Social With Your Learning – Broadcast

TOPYX LMS

Social Learning Gains Momentum. Jodi Harrison, Vice President of Business Development at Interactyx, was a guest on the popular radio broadcast from the Brandon Hall Group, called HCMx Radio.