Sales Enablement Consulting: Software and Strategy from One Firm 

Zunos

A lot of enterprise companies know sales enablement will help their sales team perform better, but they’re not sure how to get started. Sometimes, they’ll talk to a sales enablement consultant, who will come in and evaluate their processes and recommend tools and best practices.

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course the question might not revolve around mobile learning, but rather gamification, or enterprise social networking, or flipped classrooms, or whatever the hot topic may be. In other words, e-learning is innovation. For all of us then, viewing e-learning through the lens of innovation offers us a crucial advantage: it reframes failure. You see, innovators don’t think of failure as most people do. Beyond innovation, e-learning is science.

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Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

You may know me as an independent learning systems consultant. But corporations found it difficult to shoehorn open source into their infrastructure – especially for extended enterprise learning. 5 Defining Extended Enterprise Attributes.

Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

For more than five years, I’ve been talking and writing nonstop about the business value of extended enterprise learning. In fact, today I’m doubling down on my advice about investing in extended enterprise learning solutions. What Makes Extended Enterprise Learning Such a Smart Move? Other Reasons to Embrace Extended Enterprise Learning. Why Is Extended Enterprise Learning Gaining Steam Now? Key Developments in Extended Enterprise Learning.

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

Talented Learning

Based on my work as an independent advisor to learning tech buyers and sellers , I’ve outlined 16 key extended enterprise learning trends and related predictions. 2) Talent Management LMS Platforms Struggle With Extended Enterprise. New year. New decade.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. 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. The post LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Everything changed with the dawn of modern learning technology and other digital enterprise innovation. In the corporate world, this is called extended enterprise learning. Some HR and learning organizations are eager to move this extended enterprise agenda forward, but it’s not easy for those who have always operated inside the employee training “box.” But extended enterprise business decision makers can’t afford to wait.

The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training

dVinci Interactive

After more than 20 years in the LMS industry, John Leh started Talented Learning, LLC as a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to all aspects of extended enterprise learning solutions. For organizations, learning solutions that extend beyond the enterprise are not focused on employee development but targeted to external audiences. There are many great examples of successful extended enterprise training ventures. Innovative Ways to Educate Customers.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. The “Extended Enterprise” Worldview. What exactly do we mean by the term “extended enterprise” ? EXTENDED ENTERPRISE LMS AUDIENCES. WEBINARS – In-depth sessions focused on key extended enterprise LMS issues and related business strategies.

Performitiv Hires Two Key Executives to Lead Sales and Consulting Growth

Performitiv

Performitiv Hires Two Key Executives to Lead Sales and Consulting Growth. Sara and Chris have spent their careers in the talent development trenches, innovating alongside leading learning organizations, bringing real thought leadership and real-world experience to client engagements.

Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

For nearly 5 years, our consultants have been on a mission to help extended enterprise LMS buyers make better purchasing decisions. Innovative formats, methods, tools and sources are rapidly changing – and they’re rewriting price/quality and build/buy rules at every turn. So how do you make the biggest impact on customers, channel partners and others in your extended enterprise? Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! As 2019 begins, 762 vendors are on our learning systems radar – and new innovators are entering the fray all the time. 19 Five Use Cases Propel Extended Enterprise Learning. 18 The Extended Enterprise Comes Home. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

Photo by Brian Flaherty In 2000, Louise Kyhl Triolo was a fresh-faced, newly minted master’s program graduate in Copenhagen, helping fellow Danish citizens find jobs through her role as an outplacement consultant, when she made the decision to move to Paris. So the enterprising 25-year-old packed up and moved, giving herself three months to find employment in the City of Lights. “We can really, truly contribute to innovating — and the future of the company.”

How ERPs Are Compromising Learning Innovation

B Online Learning

More often than not, its the professionals in L&D not being consulted about their requirements for the LMS before the new ERP system is signed off and installed, much less letting them have an active say in the appropriateness of the solution for themselves and the learners. They simply are not capable of performing at the same level as an enterprise digital learning platform.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. Extended Enterprise Learning: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore. That’s usually how HR and training professionals react when stepping into the realm of extended enterprise learning. Here’s another important distinction: Because extended enterprise learners pursue training voluntarily, you’ll need appropriate psychology to attract, engage and support them.

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

So, even while I scripted storyboards and designed programs for corporate elearning courses, consulted with clients on the best possible means of rolling out elearning in their organization, and suggested elearning solutions befitting their problems--from training engineers and mechanincs on fixing motorbikes to navigating a new software--I was on the constant lookout for an opportunity to put into practice the social and informal learning blend into workplace learning.

Should You Use an Employee LMS for Extended Enterprise Learning in 2019?

Talented Learning

Early in 2014, I set-out to answer a question I constantly hear as a learning systems selection consultant : “Should we use our employee LMS to educate external audiences?” Primarily because employee educational goals, interests and motivations don’t apply to extended enterprise learners. The reverse is true also – there are many employee LMS features that are unneeded in extended enterprise applications. Say you’re a corporate extended enterprise buyer.

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: The iPhone boasts improved specs and a larger screen size — but is it still an innovative product? Harold Jarche, writer and consultant on social learning and PKM, often explains that informal learning is how we naturally learn and NOT a product that can be purchased. PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. How can this mindset guide our approach to innovation when designing today’s solutions?

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The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

In the last decade, the rise of the SaaS business model, cloud technology and extended enterprise learning has opened the door to more than 650 new learning platforms. As an LMS selection consultant , I’ve had a front-row seat in the rapid shift toward specialization. Although old-school generalists are still on the scene, I find that the most exciting innovation is coming from this new breed of learning technology specialists. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning.

2021 Learning Systems Trends: An Analyst’s View

Talented Learning

As a result, we’ve seen innovation blossom across-the-board. And as an independent learning systems market analyst and selection consultant, I found it to be a thing of beauty. Goodbye 2020. It’s (finally!)

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BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Before joining APPLY Synergies he was with Microsoft , where he was Director of Learning Strategy and Evangelism, a global business at Microsoft Corporation featuring innovative learning products that help individuals and organizations learn more and go further using Microsoft technologies.

Training Business Success: Best Advice From Experts

Talented Learning

In my travels as an extended enterprise learning technology consultant, I’ve met hundreds and hundreds of people who are trying to sell training content in one form or another. What’s the secret to training business success?

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. I think case studies from enterprise organizations on the leading edge will abound by year’s end for successful mobile learning initiatives by thus providing the “I want to do what they did!” 2011 proved to be another year more focused on the pilot project rather than the production deployment for enterprise mobile learning solutions.

Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0 He was amazed," says Ron Ricci, a former consultant who since 2000 has served as Cisco's internal culture keeper. "He This sounds a bit like IBM's innovation jams which have been very successful in generating ideas and discussion across the organization. I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0

How to Create e-Learning Modules for Employees of Small, Medium and Large Enterprises 

Hurix Digital

In this blog we talk about How to Create e-Learning Modules for Employees of Small, Medium and Large Enterprises. This distinction is, in fact, all the more pronounced in the case of medium & large enterprises. Creating e-Learning modules for small & medium enterprises.

Innovation and Feature set distinguishes Learning Pool on 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning

Learning Pool

This placement recognizes Learning Pool’s ongoing financial performance, commitment to innovation in learning with its tech and continued focus on delivering a value for money experience for client organizations and their learners. Following several acquisitions, it is also successfully innovating its product offering which is also recognized by its inclusion as a Potential Challenger on the 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems.”. David Wilson, CEO, Fosway.

How to Fuel Innovation

CLO Magazine

Innovative learning organizations can merge business and people information to provide diverse, consumable learning within the context of daily work and use technology to support real-time collaboration. CLOs must find innovative ways to deliver learning that will produce the talent needed to succeed in the future without disrupting performance in the present. This step represents perhaps the largest paradigm shift and biggest opportunity for innovation.

Partner Training: What’s the Best Advice I’ve Heard?

Talented Learning

Nearly 3 years ago, I launched The Talented Learning Show podcast with one mission – to shine a practical light on the tools and techniques that move extended enterprise learning forward. Naturally, as an industry analyst and consultant, I have my own ideas.

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. Keep in mind that I view the LMS landscape through an extended enterprise lens. And interestingly, now that volume-based SaaS licensing has energized the extended enterprise LMS market, employee training solutions are following suit. 2) How is innovation moving learning systems forward? Innovation continues at a blistering pace.

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Benay: “Not enough innovation is being developed in Canada”

Trajectory IQ

They have an army of consultants that lobby procurement. Sigh… “This may indicate that not enough innovation is being developed in Canada, and is not sufficiently diversified across Canadian Small and Medium Enterprises.”

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Lord-Lieutenant to Visit Learning Pool’s Oxfordshire Office Following the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Win for Learning Locker®

Learning Pool

Oxford, UK: Following Learning Locker®’s recognition in the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019, the Duke of Gloucester will visit Learning Pool’s Oxfordshire-based office at the end of the month. . In April 2019, HT2 Labs (now a part of the Learning Pool Group) were among 60 organizations nationwide to have been presented with the Award for Innovation, following their success with the multi-award-winning Learning Locker ®. .

Lord-Lieutenant to Visit Learning Pool’s Oxfordshire Office Following the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Win for Learning Locker®

HT2 Labs

Oxford, UK: Following Learning Locker®’s recognition in the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019, the Duke of Gloucester will visit Learning Pool’s Oxfordshire-based office at the end of the month. In April 2019, HT2 Labs (now a part of the Learning Pool Group) were among 60 organizations nationwide to have been presented with the Award for Innovation, following their success with the multi-award-winning Learning Locker ®.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

“Not enough innovation is being developed in Canada”

Trajectory IQ

They have an army of consultants that lobby procurement. Sigh… “This may indicate that not enough innovation is being developed in Canada, and is not sufficiently diversified across Canadian Small and Medium Enterprises.”

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Are You Overlooking Today’s Hottest Corporate Learning Trend?

Talented Learning

Where in the World is Extended Enterprise Learning? But here’s what concerns me… Extended enterprise learning was nowhere to be found on the L&D “hot” list in 2019 – or in any prior year. Extended Enterprise Learning – Not Just for Big Companies Anymore.

CoreAxis Named a Top 10 Corporate Education & Training Company by Enterprise Services Outlook

Coreaxis

We’re thrilled to announce that CoreAxis Consulting has been named one of the Top 10 Corporate Education & Training Companies in 2017 by Enterprise Services Outlook Magazine! Here at CoreAxis, we believe that in today’s diverse work ecosystem, collaboration and innovation are the essential ingredients for an organization’s success. The post CoreAxis Named a Top 10 Corporate Education & Training Company by Enterprise Services Outlook appeared first on Core Axis.

How Can Your Association Build a Successful Learning Program? Top Tips

Talented Learning

As an extended enterprise education consultant, I’ve heard some fantastic ideas over the years – especially from learning practitioners and innovators who talk with me on The Talented Learning Show podcast.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Later, I moved into high-end LMS sales for 13 years — specializing in solutions for corporate extended enterprise and associations. They’ve largely ignored the much more profitable and unexplored needs of the extended enterprise. So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

15 Business Turns Up the Volume On Extended Enterprise Learning. We’ve analyzed results from LMS vendors who publish outcomes of their customers’ extended enterprise learning initiatives. Across the learning community, we see stronger interest in extended enterprise solutions. AR revenues are expected to surpass VR this year , thanks in part to a surge in enterprise applications. Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post!