What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS).

Successfully Implement Your Learning Management System (Includes Webinar Recording & Slides)

Adobe Captivate

On November 29, I presented a 60 minute session on how to efficiently implement an LMS, based on my experience during 30+ implementations I’ve led or consulted on for clients and former employers. I also provide links to some of the videos on YouTube channel Learn Tech Collective. You may be interested in the Learning Technologist Certification at Training 2019. And here are the slides: Successfully Implement Your Learning Management System (LMS) from Katrina Baker.

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Free Webinar: Select Your Ideal Learning Management System

Adobe Captivate

In May, I partnered with a continuing education organization to offer a class on how to select a learning technology platform. The description is below: Has your organization asked you to select a new learning technology platform or learning management system? Many learning professionals are asked to evaluate and purchase learning technology, and few of us have the background necessary to handle those tasks.

Task List for Your Learning Management System (LMS) Implementation

Adobe Captivate

Quite a few of us hear the words “learning management system implementation” and run for the hills. In the case of Adobe Captivate Prime , you work through tasks with an LMS customer success manager.). I’ve led or consulted on 30+ implementations, and I change the task list every time. Should compliance courses be maintained in paper formats as an alternative, in case of a system failure? Train administrators on new system processes.

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Why Are Companies Ditching Their Old Learning Management Systems?

Clarity Consultants

In their desire to enable employees to continue growing and learning professionally, many companies have fallen hard for the lure of Learning Management Systems. While LMSs are capable of doing some great things, they are far from the end-all, be-all of Learning and Development. The post Why Are Companies Ditching Their Old Learning Management Systems? appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Learning and Development.

Association Learning Technology

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is a learning technologies and consulting company. We recently launched a new brand that better represents its approach to doing business and emergent focus in learning IT. The post Association Learning Technology appeared first on Web Courseworks.

Are You Going to the ATD International Conference and Expo?

Association eLearning

Digitec now offers learning technology , content , and consulting. Ask us about our managed training services for more information. Are You Going to the ATD International Conference and Expo?

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

A Request for Proposal (RFP) is one of the most widely used yet controversial tools for learning management systems buyers. I’ve been involved in both buying and selling learning technology for more than two decades, and I know RFPs are incredibly valuable.

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LMS Awards Just Got Better: A New Way to Celebrate Learning Systems Excellence

Talented Learning

As 2018 draws to a close, the technology awards season is in full swing. So I’m not surprised when Talented Learning fans ask me when we’ll announce our annual LMS Awards. Why is this a good time to rethink the way we recognize learning systems excellence?

LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

Certainly, you need the features and functionality your learners expect, and you need the administrative features and functionality that align with your existing technology and learning program. It could be detrimental to the entire learning program.

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. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update. Interest in learning systems remains strong.

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You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

As learning systems consultants , we’ve seen our share of organizations abandon LMS platforms that once seemed like ideal solutions. Even if you haven’t relied on a consultant for LMS selection , it’s critical to put an independent advisor on your side now.

Making the Business Case for Learning Technology

Degreed

Once you’ve determined your organization needs a new tool or technology, how do you build the business and investment cases to show leadership the clear path towards the changes that need to occur? Many organizations get caught up in having the latest and greatest technology.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag.

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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. If I could choose a keyword to describe this year’s learning systems landscape, it would be “dynamic.”

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Named a Leader in 2019 Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning

Meridian

Reston, VA –August 1, 2019 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Aragon Research has positioned the Meridian LMS as a Leader in the Aragon Research Globe for Corporate Learning, 2019. Jim Lundy, CEO and lead analyst at Aragon Research noted: “Today’s organizations need a highly personalized LMS that meets the needs of their business and helps them to address challenges such as talent retention, compliance regulations and other critical learning requirements.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape. Here’s my latest snapshot from the front lines of the learning technology space: LMS Trends Update.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

Unlike those who think learning management systems (LMS) are largely irrelevant or are back office systems, I see tremendous value and potential everywhere I look. That’s because I’m focused on a much broader market opportunity for learning tech.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. A must-read for learning technology decision makers.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. Imagine creating a dynamic, intelligent learning infrastructure that engages your far-flung workforce, wherever those individuals may be. 2) Learning Experience.

Podcast Episode 1: How Learning Systems Advisory Services Add Value – With John Llamas

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! Do you want to learn from experts about how to achieve more with learning solutions that serve employees, customers, channel partners and others in your organization’s value chain?

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience. Of course, I jumped at the chance to learn and add my voice to the very distinguished mix! 3) How is innovation affecting learning content? You’ll learn:

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Customer Education: How Smart Technology Companies Lock-In Value

Talented Learning

In this era of data-driven marketing, successful businesses have learned that the more you know about your customers, the more your company is bound to grow. These goals have fueled widespread popularity of systems that provide customer insights , marketing automation and sales enablement.

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

Talented Learning

Not long ago, everyone who developed learning management systems wanted to be all things to all buyers of every size, location, industry, and training challenge. As an LMS selection consultant , I’ve had a front-row seat in the rapid shift toward specialization.

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

Talented Learning

Love it or hate it, you have to admit that life in the learning technology “lane” is never dull or slow. But case after case demonstrates that a state-of-the-art learning infrastructure leads to a demonstrable business advantage. appeared first on Talented Learning.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. For more than a decade we’ve been hearing about the demise of the learning management system, yet its presence is more widespread than ever. Want to Learn More?

Instilled’s parent company, Learning Technologies Group, to acquire Blackboard’s Open LMS for $31.7 million

Instilled

LONDON, UK — 10 March 2020 — Instilled’s parent company, Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire all intellectual property and assets relating to Blackboard’s Open LMS platform for $31.7

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 10 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach?

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. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges. Many LMS owners are frustrated with the limitations of their current learning infrastructure. No wonder learning professionals began to hate their LMS !

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

Talented Learning

And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. 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. Fulfillment systems.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). For instance: How are modern learning management systems different?

3 Levels of Extended Enterprise LMS eCommerce

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise LMSs are the system of choice for organizations to train their prospects, customers and partners, but also for training companies, associations and any other entity that is selling content as a core business. What Level of Learning System eCommerce Do You Need?

How to Choose the Right LMS? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

How exactly can you avoid missteps when selecting a learning system ? As an independent learning tech consultant, I hear questions like that all the time. If you need advice about learning technology (especially for extended enterprise needs), submit your question here.

DoceboInspire – Champions Of The Past

Docebo

Learn From Last Year’s DoceboInspire Learning Award Winners and Get Excited for the Future! The world of learning is constantly evolving. Docebo has consistently been on the precipice of that change, making sure our technology helps our customers develop innovative learning solutions. This year’s 2018 DoceboInspire is lucky to have previous winners from last year’s learning awards providing their insights on two illuminating topics.