Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is the technology which uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain applications and data. It allows end-users and businesses to use applications without installation and access their personal files via any computer that has an internet access. Cloud computing allows computing to be much more efficient by centralizing data storage, processing and bandwidth at one point.

10 Key Benefits of Adopting Cloud Computing for Businesses

Hurix Digital

Over the last few years, cloud technology has become an inevitable aspect of every organization and sector. Acting as a catalyst for growth, the cloud approach has completely revolutionized the way enterprises operate their businesses. With the cloud, there is no such risk.

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Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Learning and development continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the adoption of cloud computing where not just the LMS’ hosting but the introduction of true multi-tenant environments, where every last customer is on the same version of the same system has dramatically reduced the resources that learning companies must invest in support, development, and implementation. Extended Enterprise is an example of a concept that has developed from these new possibilities of what an LMS can be.

Podcast 23: Open Source LMS Advantages – With Lars Hyland of Totara

Talented Learning

But when should organizations choose an open source LMS platform as the backbone for extended enterprise learning ? Red Hat is one of the original providers of enterprise open source software. In a recent survey , they found that 69% of chief information officers believe enterprise-quality open source is extremely or very important to their business. So over time, with this kind of open, collaborative model in the cloud, total cost of ownership becomes a very good value.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

Learning and development continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the adoption of cloud computing where not just the LMS’ hosting but the introduction of true multi-tenant environments, where every last customer is on the same version of the same system has dramatically reduced the resources that learning companies must invest in support, development, and implementation. Extended Enterprise is an example of a concept that has developed from these new possibilities of what an LMS can be.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

The need for mandatory academic and employee compliance training is real, but organizations everywhere are also looking for better ways to educate their extended enterprise of customers , sales channel partners or member communities. 3) You speak often about the “true cloud” LMS. “ Cloud ” means different things to different people. This contrasts with what many vendors call a cloud LMS.

7 Incredible Things an Enterprise LMS Can Do for Your Business

ProProfs

Businesses can easily minimize the cost of training and educational programs by using an enterprise learning management system (LMS). Traditionally, these systems were accessible to only large enterprises because their costs ran high. The proliferation of technology and cloud computing have reduced the cost of acquiring and running an LMS. Why You Should be Interested in Enterprise LMS. The trainers can work at practically any location via the cloud.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

but after four years of nonstop blogging, webinars, research and reviews, we have attracted a following of tens of thousands of extended enterprise learning fans and practitioners from around the globe. When we started Talented Learning, there was no independent source of extended enterprise learning technology research, but we knew from experience that the need was real. How can you navigate the field of 700+ LMS vendors? 1 How to Succeed at Extended Enterprise Education.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

When we started Talented Learning nearly four years ago, our mission was to help clients find and use learning management systems that effectively support extended enterprise education. After all, the circumstances surrounding extended enterprise learning are vastly different from employee-related scenarios. Four years ago, very few consultants had sufficient knowledge or desire to match potential buyers with specialized “ extended enterprise learning ” systems.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Among the more than 700 vendors participating in today’s LMS marketplace, we continue to see a wave of learning solutions designed to solve “niche” business challenges. Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. 15 Business Turns Up the Volume On Extended Enterprise Learning.

The Future of IT Training (Plus, the Top IT Courses to Offer Employees)

KnowledgeCity

It’s no secret that the IT sector is undergoing a paradigm shift to cloud computing, which has created new opportunities and challenges for IT professionals. Microsoft is a leader in the market for cloud-based computing with its Office 365 and Azure products.

Salesforce Learning Solutions: AppExchange Buyer’s Guide

Talented Learning

It is evidence that, as the world’s leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform, Salesforce continues to fuel extraordinary enterprise software market momentum. This not only is proof of the platform’s strength, but also the strength of cloud computing , which is growing at a much faster pace than IT spending, overall. Salesforce takes its responsibility as a platform vendor very seriously. Smarter, next-generation enterprise sales enablement.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

Before the era of cloud computing, commercial training providers were forced to choose between making a suboptimal employee LMS work or building their own proprietary solutions from scratch. Those who could afford to integrate or modify an employee LMS typically relied upon the software vendor’s professional services team to develop the required integrations one-by-one. LMS vendors can provide their own technology to support these functions — and many do.

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

Talented Learning

What kind of role should AI play in extended enterprise learning ? That means AI will be everywhere, thanks to enabling technologies like cloud computing, the open source software movement, AI Platforms-as-a-Service, conversational AI, virtual assistants and more. “If you have a cloud-based LMS, AI will eventually be available to you through features that are being built into these systems. Why is artificial intelligence (AI) generating such frenzied buzz lately?

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. All are opportunities my clients face in managing extended enterprise learning. Extended Enterprise Content Strategy. However, with the rise of cloud computing, mobile “always on” devices and other digital advances, microlearning has taken on new importance. And in supporting diverse extended enterprise communities, the need for relevance and speed is especially critical.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Cloud Computing. The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world. More focussed initiatives (such as Qualcomm’s Enterprise Mobile Store ) to power up gamification and GBL in organizations worldwide. More tools offering cloud-based authoring options.

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

It happened with cloud computing and the cloud LMS. Technology and vendors are constantly changing, so each new buying cycle involves a steep learning curve. Yet many LMS vendors who serve other market segments say they are also a strong choice for commercial training because they offer a shopping cart and checkout functionality. The popularity of cloud-based learning platforms and the value they provide is undeniable.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

But with the rise of high-speed internet connections, cloud computing, mobile devices, video compression and other recent innovations, online learning has become the norm. When planning for a new or updated LMS, it pays to assess your needs thoroughly before contacting vendors. Our research has identified more than 700 enterprise-level learning systems available today.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

But now with cloud computing, it’s more important to focus on the front-end of the process , helping clients find the right fit. So about API strategy, are you seeing a trend in how AMS vendors approach this? I’m tracking 128 AMS platforms – or vendors that say they offer membership-based systems. Every few weeks, I find another system that I may not have known, or a vendor goes out of business. WELCOME TO EPISODE 21 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

It monetizes vendor relationships with developers while empowering developers to monetize relationships with their customers. Over the past decade, the rise of cloud computing, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and subscription business models have popularized a strategy known as the “ freemium.” Numerous enterprise applications have succeeded with this kind of strategy, including Slack , MailChimp and Dropbox.

TOP 9 E-LEARNING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

Learnnovators

Cloud Computing. The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world. More focussed initiatives (such as Qualcomm’s Enterprise Mobile Store ) to power up gamification and GBL in organizations worldwide. More tools offering cloud-based authoring options.

Top 10 Cloud Management Tools for Your Business

Hurix Digital

The cloud computing industry has been growing steadily over the years, and with its evolution, businesses are adapting and becoming more agile. Cloud computing industry uses various tools for managing hybrid, public, and private cloud environments. RackSpace Cloud.

Best Practices in Cloud Monitoring

Hurix Digital

Gone are the days when enterprises kept their software and hardware in data centers on-premise. A highly globalized and dispersed workforce has necessitated businesses to shift their applications to the cloud to allow 24X7 access from all locations using the Internet.

Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Previously, we explored extended enterprise learning tech trends , and talked about how organizations can choose the best learning system for their needs. LMS implementation is generally much faster, cheaper and easier than it was a decade ago, thanks largely to the massive shift toward cloud-based applications. However, it’s not the instant slam-dunk that some vendors may want you to believe – especially for extended enterprise learning.

Video Games for Corporate Hiring, Training and Advancement

Kapp Notes

Helfrich who tweets as @studentlifeguru for this interesting article about Sun Microsystems, (a wholly owned subsidiary of Oracle) who teamed up with vendor Enspire Learning to develop two online video games as part of its new hire integration process. One goal of this $100,000 enterprise was to target Gen X and Gen Y employees. Thanks to Scott M.

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Top 8 Cloud Security Best Practices

Hurix Digital

Technology today has come a long way with an increased reliance on cloud computing in an enterprise setup. Recent times have, in fact, seen cloud services completely transforming the way businesses work. Top 8 Cloud Security Best Practices.

Climbing the Cloud. Essentials to Certification

Training Industry

During one of Microsoft’s recent tech events, a slide was shown that prompted cloud computing as the “5th generation of Computing”. Some of you readers may have been around long enough for all five, but for those not quite as aged, the five are listed as: First Generation – Mainframe 2nd Generation – Client/Server 3rd Generation – Web 4th Generation – SOA 5th Generation – Cloud With each new generation comes an entire new skillset that we, the IT learners, need to master.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

Few things illustrate the fast pace of change in the IT industry better than the enterprise data center. Of course, there still are (and always will be) some PCs somewhere doing all the serving and number crunching, but they are not in the corporate data center anymore, they are in the Cloud. The Cloud, explained. The downsides of Cloud computing are similar to outsourcing too. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

Hosted LMS vs. SaaS LMS: Which One Is Best for You

ProProfs

Generally, the term is used synonymously to understand cloud-based LMS solutions. Since a SaaS LMS is made available over the web, there’s no need to install hardware or software locally in an in-house server or computer. Users only need to purchase the software from a vendor.

Top 10 LMS websites

Ed App

The introduction of cloud-computing in 2006 saw an explosion of LMS websites flood the market. Cloud-computing or Software as a Service (SaaS) LMS applications are usually a pay-as-you-go service available via monthly or annual subscriptions.

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Cloud-based LMS platforms are leading the way in providing solutions to today’s fast-paced learning & development (L&D) environment. According to a study by Research and Markets , prominent software vendors have come up with advanced LMS features such as seamless communication and collaboration that simplify learning management. For instance, ProProfs Training Maker is a SaaS LMS based on the cloud.

Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

My last blog described the implications of cloud computing going mainstream and its impact on the workforce. So how does an organization extend its security policies and controls to public clouds and SaaS applications? Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) This challenge has given rise to what are known as cloud access security brokers (CASBs), products that serve as security enforcement points sitting on premise or in the cloud.

Ask a learning architect: Is it time to break up with your LMS?

CLO Magazine

In practice, that means a vendor-locked, monolithic, server-based application (like an old-school LMS) no longer passes muster. Q: I’m writing about my learning management system.

Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

The highly respected information technology research and advisory company Gartner has made the top 10 enterprise technology predictions for 2012. The crux of the article is that IT budgets and responsibilities are moving out of the control of IT departments and into the hands of others, thanks to trends such as consumerization and cloud computing which is making centralised controlled of IT difficult. Impact at the enterprise level i.e

Top 10 Cloud myths busted, pt. 2

TalentLMS

In the first part of this series of posts our myth-busting team took down 5 common Cloud computing myths. Now we’re back to dispel some more Cloud-related misconceptions and FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt). Myth #6 : The cloud is for small businesses This myth, like most myths, has some basis in the truth: indeed, the Cloud is a godsent for small businesses that cannot afford dedicated IT personnel. So, keep calm and keep adopting the Cloud. Mythology.

Top 10 Cloud myths busted, part 1

TalentLMS

Here at Epignosis, the company behind TalentLMS , we view the Cloud as one of the pillars of modern computing in general and educational technology in particular, both now and for the foreseeable future. Cloud computing remains a mystery for many enterprise departments and businesses, and there are plenty of myths built up around deploying and running applications on it. Truth is, the cloud might not be right for all of your IT infrastructure needs.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts! Interestingly, it's Xyleme - an LCMS vendor that is sponsoring the site. Prediction #8 => Lots of Discussion around Enterprise Gamification As you know, I'm big time into using social signals as a means of social filtering.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

Over the last five years, cloud computing and integration technology advances have enabled association LMS vendors to develop solutions that uniquely support professional development in member-based organizations. 1) Cloud DNA. Association LMSs are all built in the cloud, eliminating the need for heavy direct IT commitment, involvement and expense.

Predictions are what likely will happen…not what *should* happen

Janet Clarey

More switching to cloud computing. We’ll see a flood of enterprise-level mobile apps developed. More outsourcing, especially to niche providers, will lead to more internal vendor management. Let’s see how I did last year… We will see more “platform as a service&# (PaaS) solutions with further computing enhancements to support the “micro&# movement. The annual predictions for e-learning in 2011 are in at eLearn Magazine.

Our Collection of Learning Management Tools

Ed App

Learning Management System Vendors. While there’s no shortage of learning management system vendors on the market, choosing the best one that aligns with your organizational goals can be quite daunting. Computer Learning Software. Learning Management System Vendors.