18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Purdue acquired Kaplan University. Even more new applications are expected soon, with Apple’s push for iPhone X AR applications driving rapid innovation and continued developer support from Google. #11 Look for even more progress in user interface design, as the most advanced systems roll out more innovative ways to personalize, access and utilize learning content. Choosing Your Next LMS: How to Kickstart the Process with an Independent Consultant.

FocusOn Learning 2016 Presents “Microlearning: The Ideal Partner for Mobile”


Previously, he was a solutions managing director at Slalom Consulting in Atlanta, Georgia, where he led the charge to build out its technology practice. Bryan Austin is a vice president of learning innovation at mLevel, which he joined in fall 2015. He was a member of the leadership teams for Skillsoft, NETg, Kaplan Financial, and AchieveGlobal, among others.

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

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. Kaplan acquired i-Human Patients. Advanced innovation includes true LCMS/CMS capabilities that allow use and reuse of asset libraries (media, snippets, content, lessons, pages – any content) across the platform. #13

ROI and L&D: What Trainers Need to Know About Operational Results

Bottom-Line Performance

For a training professional or a “performance consultant” to design and develop solutions capable of producing business impact, they need a basic understanding of what it takes to run a profitable business and how a solution might support growth strategies. So, if I were consulted on what topics should matter most to L&D professionals, I’d start by saying “business knowledge.” Rober Kaplan and David Norton.

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Top L&D books for ambitious learning leaders in 2020


Recommended by Nick Shackleton-Jones, Director Learning & Performance Innovation, PA Consulting – Episode 6. What are the best Learning and Development books to keep you a step ahead in your career?

Top tips from industry experts to maximize learning success in 2020


These are the types of questions we ask of ourselves all the time, and with the Learning at Large podcast we started asking them of other people too: consultants to CLOs, HR leaders to CEOs. Gemma Critchley , Head of Technology & Innovation for Learning, Aviva.

Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Without the right kind of culture in place — where employees embrace difference, senior leaders model inclusive behaviors and value the innovation and market accessibility that diversity can provide, and promote diverse thinking and risk-taking so people don’t have to hide their mistakes — diversity and inclusion training will not work. Kaplan teaches inclusive and collaborative decision-making techniques using a variety of strategies. Training alone is rarely enough.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation. Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. The company has also won innovation awards for the way we’ve reinvented learning development. This is where the innovation and magic happens!

Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019


Since new innovations and technologies happen daily, this conference will get you up to speed on what these are. John, Human Capital Media; Jon Kaplan, Discover Financial Services, Mike Prokopeak, Chief Learning Officer Magazine; Nicole Hajdrowski, US Foods, and Skip Marshall, DXC Technologies. The format for this year’s agenda kicks off with two pre-show workshops on internal consulting and strategic planning.

When the Boss Needs People Skills

CLO Magazine

By shifting an organization’s hiring and promotion to focus on candidates with higher emotional intelligence, organizations can increase staff morale and become more effective, innovative and profitable. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is a professor of business psychology at University College London and vice president of research and innovation at Hogan Assessment Systems, a research-based personality assessment and consulting company.

Workplace as Learning Lab

The Performance Improvement Blog

Michael Noble, in his post for “Chief Learning Officer” titled, How to Build a Learning and Innovation Performance Lab , suggests that learning professionals should start looking for workplace opportunities to try out new ways of learning. He writes: The biggest challenges may not be cost, time or talent, but corporate preference for transactional rather than consultative support. Every worker learns differently given the task, content, and circumstances.