What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)


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).

In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces


THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him). THE JOURNEY: As you know, we are experiencing a major shift in the domain of ‘learning’. Even as we are writing this, learning is changing: From push to pull.

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What’s Wrong With Learning Management Systems?


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. The technology was received about as well as any clumsy software could be received by a captive audience. Has learning changed so much in the 21st century that it no longer needs managerial administration?

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.



THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him) THE JOURNEY: As you know, we are experiencing a major shift in the domain of ‘learning’. Even as we are writing this, learning is changing: From push to pull.

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Learning Pool achieves double-award win at the 2020 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards

Learning Pool

Learning Pool, the Derry-based e-learning solutions provider, is thrilled to have achieved a double-award win in the Excellence in Technology program at the Brandon Hall Excellence Awards 2020. About Learning Pool . Learn & Connect Learning Pool News

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

I have seen a significant increase in attention towards LMS both in terms of technology and also in terms of the end value being delivered by it to an organization, its end users (learners, instructors, and administrators). I list below a list of top 13 blogs (in alphabetical order) that we follow for LMS (and learning technology): ALearning. Bersin & Associates – Learning on the Leading Edge. Educause – Learning Technologies. eLearning Technology.

Brandon Hall & Meridian Host Webinar on Training the Extended Enterprise


Reston, VA – January 11, 2020 – Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions will host a live webinar with leading research and analyst firm Brandon Hall Group for companies who need strategies to better manage the challenges associated with extended enterprise learning. This webinar will explore challenges with extended enterprise learning, alternative approaches, and steps to take in the right direction.

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! We have learned a great deal from what they have accomplished.” The post GE and Craneware Win Brandon Hall Award appeared first on Growth Engineering.

eThink Education Awarded a Bronze Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award

eThink Education

eThink Education, now a part of Open LMS and the wider Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), has won a coveted bronze Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology.

In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020


Although we’re all still mourning the loss of summer, many of us are starting to prepare our learning strategies for the year ahead. It’s the start of a new decade and with that comes new opportunities, new technology, new advancements, and further automation. As we move into 2020, we enter into a new era of e-learning, and we at Docebo have compiled all of the important e-learning trends set to impact the year ahead, so you can be ready. Learning Experience.

Is it Time to Switch to a New LMS?


While 92% of organizations use one or more LMSs, only 9% are very satisfied and almost 20% are not at all satisfied with their current learning platform provider. Brandon Hall Group, Learning Technology 2019 ). More than half (55%) of organizations have had their current LMS in place for three years or even longer ( Brandon Hall Group, Learning Technology 2019 ). Brandon Hall Group, Optimizing Learning to Drive Performance 2020 ).

The evolution of learning management systems


The evolution of learning management systems. Learning management systems provide organizations with the platform and tools needed to fuel eLearning initiatives. Furthermore, many businesses are taking an interest in how innovative digital technologies can be leveraged to make the implementation of such programs more effective, affordable, flexible and convenient. eLearning technology and trends. Innovative learning management solutions.

Personalized Learning at Scale? Enter the Virtual Coach


Unsurprisingly, leading the charge in this new economy is the largest generation in the workforce: Millennials , a group forcing entire industries to adapt to their changing expectations of work and life – and enterprise learning is no exception. E-Learning Personal Trainers.

The Impact of Learning Technology on Corporate Training


The right mix of learning technology and content is important to achieve learning goals. In our recent webinar with the Brandon Hall group, Legacy vs Modern: Future of eLearning and Content, we discussed what the future holds for the eLearning industry and how companies need to develop personalized content to cater to the needs of the diverse range of learners in every organization. High impact learning strategies. Technology’s role.

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


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. Learning Management System LMS User ExperienceRegardless of how much money and effort a company invests in an LMS, there is no guarantee the platform will be well received by employees.

See Learning Content From a New Perspective


As learning administrators are spending an increasing amount of time compiling course content to engage their learners, more and more organizations are turning to external content providers to source at least a portion of their learning materials. In fact, more than three-quarters (77%) of companies use third-party providers for learning content, according to Brandon Hall Group research, with 70% of those companies using anywhere between one to five providers.

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


However, there are benefits to expanding your learning programs to non-employees, otherwise known as the extended enterprise. Learning materials can either be guided, self-paced, or a combination of both depending on what your customer-base responds best to.

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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. Knowledge Direct – a SaaS based learning management system for online continuing education, professional development and certification programs, received rave reviews in the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training category.

How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience


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?

Learning Technology Products 2009 Report out now

The E-Learning Curve

The number of available tools and technologies for online employee training continues to grow each year. Hundreds of content authoring tools, learning management systems, and learning content. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Find out more.

Webinar Video – A Unified Approach To Learning Management

Upside Learning

For those of you who couldn’t attend our recent webinar in association with the Brandon Hall Group, titled ‘A Unified Approach to the Learning Management System’ – don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a recording of the webinar which can transform your approach to managing learning at your organization. Learning Management Learning Management System LMS Unified Learning Management System

L&D Pros have a new BFF in AI-powered Learning Technology


Imagine trying to track every activity each of your learners makes while interacting with your learning platform. Then imagine trying to analyze this data to uncover valuable insights and correlations between learning activities and job performance. Indeed, this is where Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be leveraged to inspect and interpret massive amounts of data and also constantly learn from its insights. Want to learn more?

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. You’ve probably heard or even invested in new systems such as Learning Experience Platforms, Microlearning platforms, Collaborative Learning tools and Gamification tools …. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. Learning Delivery.

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, Users can expect a user-friendly interface for UpsideLMS resulting in ‘ease of use’ and ‘intuitiveness’ for users – two often missed features in a traditional LMS system. Some new features include client/ user license management at the Super Admin level in UpsideLMS’ 3-tier architecture (which includes Learner, Admin and Super Admin).

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 2

Upside Learning

Learning Management System Acquisition Statistics. More organizations are looking to invest in Learning Management Systems as the economy slowly improves. This article on the Brandon Hall blog mentions new statistics on this new technology. The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning. Ways Technology Is Improving Education.

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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. Origin Konnect helps do exactly this- to make it possible for learning managers to deliver training to employees in multiple formats on a common social user dashboard.

Upside Learning is Featured in Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List

Upside Learning

First, there were the 3 awards from Brandon Hall Awards for Excellence in Learning Technology , then it was Brandon Hall, chairman of Brandon Hall Research, naming UpsideLMS amongst the ‘ Five Emerging Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to Watch’ in Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Magazine, and now its TrainingIndustry.com featuring Upside Learning in its inaugural ‘Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List’.

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UpsideLMS Is One Of The Five Emerging Learning Managements To Watch!

Upside Learning

I am pleased to share that our flagship and award-winning Learning Management System, UpsideLMS , has been named as one of the “Five Emerging Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to Watch&# by Brandon Hall, chairman of Brandon Hall Research in Chief Learning Officer magazine’s July 2010 edition. They also can see their friends’ tweets from outside the system. Does An LMS Actually Manage Learning?

5 Must-Have LMS Features To Ensure Return On Investment


As with most things in life, you get what you pay for – your learning technology solution is no different. . Just as you wouldn’t buy a car with missing parts because it was the cheaper option, it’s important to assess your learning technology solution, understanding how its various components work together to provide the most value for your investment (and so you wont regret the decision down the line!). 4) Multiple Learning Formats.

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What to Expect During a Corporate LMS Demo


In 2016 the Brandon Hall group reported that 44 percent of companies planned to switch to a new learning technology solution (a different corporate LMS, for example) by 2018.¹ The top reason cited by Brandon Hall for company dissatisfaction with current learning technologies was poor user experience. Running an LMS demo is the best way to decrease the chance of replacing a learning management system in the future.

19 Insider Secrets About Selecting An LMS

Spark Your Interest

There are over 800 different LMS (Learning Management Systems) currently available. An LMS ( learning management system ) is software for the administration, tracking, reporting, and delivery of courses and training programs. communicating learning goals.

LMS – All You Ever Wanted To Know

Upside Learning

Not just did it survive, but today, it has successfully evolved to adapt itself to the changes in the learning ecosystem. From a time when its main purpose was to deliver core training activities , to today when social and informal learning components have become de facto the default features , the Learning Management System has come a long way since its inception. Like the social and informal learning trends.

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Looking Back on a Great 2019


SAP Customer Experience LIVE: May 6th-8th, 2019, the SAP CX crew assembled in Orlando, Florida, to host customers, prospects, and partners in an immersive learning and networking environment. Articles ELearning Industry News Learning Management System Learning and development Litmos News

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


Too often, the learning function finds itself continually putting out fires, rather than planning for the organization’s future. Learning needs to get ahead of the curve and help the organizations get to that future state. In this recorded webinar, Litmos teamed up with David Wentworth, Principal Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, to discuss the ways in which learning technology can help learning be an agent of change during a digital transformation.

LMS and LCMS: What’s the Difference?


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 fact, an LMS and an LCMS are complementary but very different systems that serve different masters and address unique business challenges. The focus of an LMS is to manage learners, keeping track of their progress and performance across all types of training activities.


Docebo’s Mobile App Makes Learning Better


Put The Power of The Docebo Learning Platform in The Hands of Your Learners, Literally, With Go.Learn. Go.Learn, available now in the Apple and Google Play Stores, updating our Mobile LMS app with top-notch mobile technology with a major step forward towards a frictionless user experience, balanced with the capabilities of an innovative learning platform to augment the overall learner experience – on-the-go. Docebo offers your learners a continuous learning experience.

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