Boston - Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com

Tony Karrer

In Boston, I was at the eLearningGuild event and had the wonderful opportunity to speak at Harvard Business School (more on these sometime soon). One of the more fun things we did in Boston was going out for a beer tasting that was organized by Jim Javenkoski, Learn.com and myself.

Questions to ask your LMS Vendor

Tony Karrer

It appears to be by Justyn Howard - Business Development at Learn.com. You know how I was saying Product Vendor Blogs - Where are They? Well I just ran across a good post: Questions You Should Be Asking Of Your Potential LMS Vendors, But Likely Are Not. It's a good post and some good ways to put questions because it forces some issues - like 3rd party relationships - to surface.

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Kevin Oakes on the Rise and Fall of the LMS

Tony Karrer

• Plateau is a leading provider of talent management software, content and services designed to increase workforce productivity and drive business success. • Learn.com is the worldwide leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity. • KnowledgePlanet is a leading provider of performance-based learning solutions and services that drive business alignment, operational efficiencies and competitive advantage through workforce and talent development.

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. What business metrics are the most important? I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ).

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The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

Old-school LMS companies (like SumTotal , Plateau , Learn.com , GeoLearning and Certpoint ) were acquired by much larger talent and HR-suite providers like SAP/SuccessFactors , Infor , Oracle and IBM.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

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It’s a risky business approach i.e. courses primary, LMS freebie. Otherwise, they will follow the route of Learn.com. Learn.com started as a course aggregator. Trends. They will often bare fruit. Sometimes is a way we like, other times in a way we don’t.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

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If you just want the LMS, then the best fit IMO is SMB (Small to mid-size business). The system at one time was solid – during learn.com days, then Taleo bought it, said it would be infusing a lot of money into it – and later on, said they infused more money into it, than the days of learn.com. . Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five.

Rapid Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

However, if you are really authoring several hours of content and are going to take this seriously as a business, it would seem like that should be a good investment. Rather that they generally are a hosted LMS solution that roughly corresponds to most of the requirements: Coggno LearnHub Litmos Odijoo Learn.com Personal Edition Articulate Online CourseMill CourseMax Xerceo TrainingAtom Geo On-Demand Upside Learning Upside LMS Ultralearn What other systems should be on the list?

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

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Then – Client contacts their new LMS vendor or current one, says they need courses in Business, Safety, Software. Some may be free (TED) or some MOOCs, others are fee-based (Skillsoft, Skill Pill, Harvard Business, etc.). . If you want to have it in your business, they sell there too, but they do a lot of business direct to consumer. I’ve seen this misunderstanding in newspapers, online news, business publications, and yes, PR firms.

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E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

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Vendors who hand you a product (trial) and their business card or they just have their items in a bowl and you grab one. It is a serious problem in our space, and goes across all products and business size. Taleo Learn - formally known as Learn.com. The Learn.com product was a very nice solution, but only if you purchased their enterprise with the required minimum number of seats and with all the add-ons that came with it.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

LearnCenter Learn.com 5 7.18 Update, Nov.

knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/29/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Rapid e-Learning: What Works - Learn.com. E-learning critical to companies - Business Standard. Phylotaxis - Phylotaxis. Click on the moving dots -- a new screen is then presented -- move the bottom slider from science to culture. Click on one of the small pictures. AMAZING!!! Knowledge management uses collaborative technologies to encourage subject matter experts to share their knowledge and e-learning delivers skills and knowledge in a streamlined and methodical way.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

In the Business of Learning , I asked: While training as a publisher of courses and courseware faces an increasingly challenging market, what other things can learning businesses successfully sell to internal or external customers? What if you are still in the content creation business?

2010 LMS Products of the Year

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Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Learn.com offered some robust SL capabilities, but you have to pay for one of their premium versions to have it. Made specifically for business. Your competitors are not always the Big Dogs – Learn.com, Saba, Plateau, etc. LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation.

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

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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. I feel bad for the folks who were learn.com, then thought Taleo would improve it, then Oracle. Small Business. It’s nearly here. In a little over two months, my 2016 Top 50 LMS Report will be available for purchase.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Oracle acquired Taleo who had acquired Learn.com and the list goes on. Over the last five years, new LMS companies have poured into the marketplace filling an obvious need of customer service and targeted business solutions. Learning management systems didn’t die.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

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Consumers expect a one business day response. Hiring someone who offers business intelligence services. Checking out and reporting on Meridian Knowledge, Beeline Orchestra, RISC, Learn.com. A new year is upon us and thus it is time to re-visit the LMS market. A lot of changes have already been happening in just a short time frame. Several vendors have left the space, a few have entered.

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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A lot of small businesses cannot afford various HRIS solutions, nor can they afford an ERP solution – especially if they are only interested in the HR modules. Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business.

How to Buy a LMS

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businesses would allow their employees’ learning move from their solution into another, without their consent? Assist with business processes. I rarely do a plug for my business, but here it goes. Some folks who bought the Learn.com system did not care for the Taleo purchase and thus were stuck.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

This doesnt have to be a big investment Key Finding #2: The Rise in ASP Models ("externally hosted" or "software as a service" -- SAAS) taking desktop metaphor and putting into a browser trend towards companies giving other people the headaches of dealing with the backend solutions great for small organizations Saba, Learn.com, Adobe Connect, Articulate, etc. 2) Understand the business problem that youre trying to solve.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. Let’s take a brief look at a couple of recent moves: Taleo acquires Learn.com. In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above. As the camera goes over the buildings, a series of voices say, “something is going on down there&# , well in the LMS world; something is going on down there. Get your tablets here.

User Friendly or Hype?

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Nobody, if they want to stay in business. Learn.com? We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints. We have the highest repeat customers in the industry. We are user oriented. The number one reason people leave their current system or purchase a different e-learning product? Poor or non-existent user intuitiveness/interfaces. Common complaints.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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A lot of small businesses cannot afford various HRIS solutions, nor can they afford an ERP solution – especially if they are only interested in the HR modules. Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Last week, Dave Wilkins of Learn.com wrote a piece entitled “ A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of social learning) ”. A Learning Portal is Not an LMS - Getting Down to Business , May 18, 2010 I have been in several discussions recently with clients, partners, and many in the training industry, and I have been hearing a common theme emerge: “I need a learning portal, not an LMS&#. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

HP Slate already is in the market, runs on Windows7, but targets the business market. Let’s take a brief look at a couple of recent moves: Taleo acquires Learn.com. In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above. As the camera goes over the buildings, a series of voices say, “something is going on down there&# , well in the LMS world; something is going on down there. Get your tablets here.