Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

WBT Systems

Employers are desperate to find qualified talent among candidates who lack sufficient technical know-how and business competence to drive organizations forward. The post Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar appeared first on WBT Systems.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Interest in learning systems remains strong. Needless to say, business is brisk. 2) How is innovation moving learning systems forward?

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Podcast 20: Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – With Donald H. Taylor

Talented Learning

EPISODE 20 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you follow our blog , you know I’m fascinated with elearning trends. But as an analyst , I need and want to understand everything that drives the business of learning. Tips for creating a business case your board will support.

Association LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

These dog days of summer invite us to relax and recharge before we jump into back-to-school activities and the fall business rush. So why not take an independent learning systems advisor along for the ride? AWARDS – Our choices for the Top 25 Continuing Education Systems in 2019.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

And what does it mean for your learning systems roadmap ? But first, lets look at what other sources say… AI Trends In Business. Despite confusion about its definition and its business value, AI continues to find its way forward. Web Courseworks eLearning Hype Curve.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

In fact, for nearly a decade, LMS trends have been shaped by market demand for robust business solutions that extend beyond traditional talent management functions. This makes it tough for LXPs to win business if they don’t beat the SMB LMS specialists in the door.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. Despite ongoing consolidation, the learning systems market as a whole will continue to grow at a rapid pace. So, what business wouldn’t want to achieve measurable benefits like these?

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

So increasingly, non-profit associations must compete in a “for-profit” manner to win business for their continuing education programs. Traditional education isn’t producing enough qualified people to support today’s rapidly changing business needs.

LMS Gamification: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Talented Learning

It’s not about playing games in a learning management system. Some systems are built from the ground up with gamification at their core, while many offer only lightweight add-on features. Just submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation.

Want to Sell More Content? Put More Lines in the Water

Talented Learning

But creating more content isn’t necessarily the best way to grow your business. Here’s why: The business model for selling online content is simple and incredibly attractive. This is the most common first step in building an ecommerce -based learning business.

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. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

12 Ways to Add Extra Value to Your Online Courses

WBT Systems

Educational consultant Jeff Hurt says to “ use context and stories in order for your attendees to move the information from short term memory to long term memory.”. These stories also demonstrate how the course impacted their life or business and will help keep your current students motivated. #3 The post 12 Ways to Add Extra Value to Your Online Courses appeared first on WBT Systems.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Learning management systems didn’t die. Over the last five years, new LMS companies have poured into the marketplace filling an obvious need of customer service and targeted business solutions. Now small businesses and even individuals can easily and rapidly get going.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

These include (but are not limited to) the need to: “ create continuous learning opportunities “, “ encourage collaboration and team learning “, “ establish systems to capture and share learning “, and. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

As a learning technology selection consultant, I’ve seen how easy it is to get caught up in LMS features and functionality. Bill Cushard is a brilliant business strategist who understands the relationship between learning, software adoption and customer success.

Flipped Learning Increases the Value of Conference Education

WBT Systems

Your association can introduce members to your learning management system (LMS) and online learning programs by offering a flipped learning experience in conjunction with some of your conference workshops and sessions. Conference marketing consultant Donna Kastner said: “ The smartest people aren’t always on stage. Don’t overwhelm busy members with too much pre-work. The post Flipped Learning Increases the Value of Conference Education appeared first on WBT Systems.

Online Course Marketing Tactics from Six-Figure Digital Entrepreneurs

WBT Systems

With an agile eLearning methodology , you develop course content in short iterations called “sprints.” Segment your list by needs and interests, for example, an early career professional has different needs than someone who’s been in business for 20 years. Many digital entrepreneurs make a portion of their revenue from affiliate income—commissions they receive from referring business to others. Partner with others to offer coaching or consulting services.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

Management consultant and business professor Gary Hamel says you need to unleash your organizational imagination. Hamel admits this is a risky business: “Sometimes the hoped-for market does not exist. On an episode of the Leading Learning podcast , marketing consultant Graeme Newell said 85 percent of decision-making is subconscious. The post Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs appeared first on WBT Systems.

6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

Add the “I’m so busy” syndrome, short attention spans, and propensity for distraction, and you can see why light-speed learning is in demand. Provide personal coaching or consultation to help students apply what they’ve learned. Brand stand for your elearning program’s differentiator—your iconic advantage —and tell that story. #4: To remember your purpose—and your backstory—reflect on these questions: Why are you in the lifelong learning business?

Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

Many popular podcasts last an hour or more, but short podcasts may be more appealing to busy students. Honestly, I don’t think I would say there’s a type of learning that you couldn’t make this work for,” said Jeffrey D’Anza, design consultant with Nationwide Insurance. The post Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts appeared first on WBT Systems. Publicists are telling their clients, “Get a podcast.”

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

As these systems catch up, this will make the market really hard for Saba and SumTotal. Other data in the report points to particular barriers and the importance of particular features during Learning Management System (LMS) Selection. TopClass e-Learning Suite WBT Systems 2 8.25

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

We make it our business to understand all the nooks, crannies and niches that define the LMS landscape, as well as the innovators who are challenging industry norms. These systems must balance flexibility with proven industrial-strength functionality. SumTotal Systems.

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Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

That’s because the learning management systems market has never been stronger or more diverse. That’s why we founded Talented Learning, an independent research and consulting firm for learning technology buyers and sellers. Sumtotal Systems. Sumtotal Systems.