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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. Examples of successful solutions.

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. Ever since cloud technology burst onto the scene a decade ago, hundreds of new learning solutions have entered the market.

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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. EXTENDED ENTERPRISE LMS AUDIENCES.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise compliance isn’t a one-way street. It can help make the extended enterprise compliance process much easier to navigate. But what should you know about these solutions? Extended Enterprise Compliance Use Case.

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

Talented Learning

Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. These days, the aim is to provide the best solution in a well-defined niche. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries.

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.

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?” Also, extended enterprise initiatives almost always serve many more external learners than employees.

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. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant.

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. Here are five ways you can make a difference now: • Emphasize Strategic, Short-Term Solutions. Could a near-term solution help set the stage for a more fundamental shift?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? Laura from Canada sees an increasing call for IDs as "instructional consultants."

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.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! and Enterprise 2.0. Here are jobs, tasks, and roles in emerging Enterprise 2.0, Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises). Future jobs, now, today!

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

So as you prepare for what’s ahead, join me as I reflect on topics that mattered most to the extended enterprise learning community in 2018. ” At every turn, new issues, opportunities and solutions have been vying for the market’s attention.

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform. THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

As a specialist in this discipline, I’m seeing increased interest from organizations of all types, especially startups. If you take this burden off of each individual’s back, they can focus on issues that truly need custom solutions.

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Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. But in today’s tight talent market, finding specialists with the right skill set can be time-consuming and costly.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

Finally, I reordered the list to reflect the priorities of today’s extended enterprise market. Although the list isn’t exhaustive, it is based on my experience with hundreds of LMS solutions I track and dozens of recent purchasing opportunities I’ve managed.

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. So naturally, we want to emphasize these solutions first and foremost.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. Later, I moved into high-end LMS sales for 13 years — specializing in solutions for corporate extended enterprise and associations.

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. 1 How to Succeed at Extended Enterprise Education.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

17 Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. 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. Do you even know if an LMS is the best solution?

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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. They want to either: Replace their LMS entirely with a solution that serves multiple audiences, or.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. 12 LMS Specialists Are On Fire.

THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Many organizations are also beginning to believe this and are investing in Enterprise Social Network (ESN) platforms. Without an understanding of this, any solution I recommend would only be a short-term band-aid.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

Don’t we WhatsApp or message our not co-located peers for the latest proposal, solution, client inputs? However, as organization after organization floundered in their attempt to enable enterprise collaboration and social learning, the phrase social learning took on a slightly desperate note.

4 Corporate LMS Flavors: Which Do You Choose?

Talented Learning

If you’ve been following the news and analysis from Talented Learning, you know that the thriving 2016 LMS market is comprised of almost 700 vendors, whose solutions can be grouped unequally and imperfectly into corporate, academic, association and continuing education type LMSs.

Marketing Never Ends – How Does Product Education Help?

Talented Learning

E DITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. As this function grew, I hired a team of customer-minded content specialists. Think of your solution as a luxury hotel.

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. Do these solutions play an important role in your world yet?

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

As a learning technology analyst and consultant, I’ve been asked that question more than a few times. But there are definitely viable solutions. What does it take to build your own best-of-breed learning solution?

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

Association LMS projects generally focus on solutions that generate income and profit by leveraging useful learning content, certifications and test prep to attract and engage both new and existing members. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

EPISODE 21 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: As an independent learning systems consultant, I’m obsessed with finding the ideal solution for each client’s unique needs. I don’t cross paths with many other systems selection specialists.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s also because I’m a fiercely independent analyst and LMS selection consultant and it’s my job to know what’s happening among the hundreds of vendors who are pushing the boundaries of LMS innovation. These are not kitchen sink solutions.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

As learning technology analysts, we’ve been following the rise of cloud-based learning systems, and the hundreds of developers who have entered the market with highly specialized LMS solutions. Gone are the days when one learning solution was expected to “do it all.”

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

Talented Learning

Online faculty members work in collaboration with an instructional designer, a course developer and a multimedia specialist to design courses, develop content and experiment with new tools and teaching methods. Why these solutions are so effective.