Don’t Believe the Hype. Learning Management Systems Are Alive and Well

CLO Magazine

Recently, Carol Leaman wrote an article for this publication in which she proposed that learning management systems are so five years ago. LMSs, the undisputed Goliath of the corporate learning world, are having their lunch eaten by David,” she wrote.

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. Think of learning programs that reach beyond employees. Ask a learning tech analyst.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges. Often, these posts have 287 or more responses from LMS vendors, each claiming they offer the best solution, given the overwhelming evidence provided in the original 2-sentence help request.

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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. LMS Demand: New Waves of Unexpected Interest. Augment an LMS?

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?” Employees are captive LMS users. So Many Learning Systems – So Little Time.

Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

If you have or are looking for an LMS, perhaps someone in your company or department has mentioned that this X vendor or Y vendor either isn’t known or they have never heard of them and thus it is better to go with a well-known vendor, because they must be better – I mean look at all the folks they have. Another zinger is the old some famous, everyone hates their LMS. SuccessFactors LMS is horrible. Dated graphics and really just a yucky system.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

” Who knew that years later, this quote would become a battle cry for what I see happening in the LMS market? Recently, the concept of corporate learning ecosystems has grown increasingly popular — and with good reason. Four Pillars of LMS Augmentation.

The Cornerstone Effect

eLearning 24-7

First off let me be clear, this post is not about the Cornerstone OnDemand LMS in the sense of whether it is a good or bad platform. Nor is it about the company itself, rather it is about the effect the system has on the entire LMS industry. Several months ago I picked up on a few items other vendors would mention about other systems. What Traditional Means to a LMS vendor. The Cornerstone Effect on Traditional. Thus the effect is in play.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. They are a next gen of lite LMSs (feel free my post “When is a LMS, Not a LMS”). New features include m-learning on the iPad with native app (no on/off synch), integrates with Yammer, themes, custom URL, assessment tool, the authoring tool is the key component, help and feedback tab. Part LMS, part social and yes a very nice part of mobile including apps for iPad.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Learning management systems didn’t die. Quick LMS History. Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors. The LMS market started changing after the dot com bust in 2001.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

I need a LMS. Q: I’m looking for a LMS that has classroom mgt, can have abc learners see only one course or a set of courses, while another group sees a different set of courses and I need to batch upload my learners. A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. Rather than focus on the most common features, focus on the 10% that are different and thus may not be in every system – because guess what? Task management.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

In fact, the total cost of weak contractor compliance management is much more than just penalty fees – especially when noncompliance leads to extremely expensive operational disruptions or delays. To some learning professionals, compliance training seems like a costly and thankless nuisance.

LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba. Saba’s primary market is corporate learning with just more than half of all implementations installed behind-the-firewall (largest implementation 2,000,000 learners). Saba is a major player among corporate LMSs -you can say it’s a benchmark system. Director, Product Strategy who is responsible for Saba’s Social Media strategy about their product “ Saba Social.&#.

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Top 50 LMS Mid Rankings Report – What you need to know

eLearning 24-7

It is that time of the year, okay, not really, but it is time or more specifically near the time for the release of my Top 50 LMS mid-rankings report. Breakdowns of each system including latest new features and quick take. Listing of top three systems in the following verticals – Banking/Finance, Manufacturing, Association, Education K-12, Higher Education, B2B. Listing of top five systems that I see as NextGen systems. Q: How many systems were considered?

Opinion: The LMS Isn’t Dead … Yet

CLO Magazine

There’s a lot of talk about the fate of the LMS these days. Others contend that demand is booming and the future of the LMS is bright. For example, read the battling viewpoints expressed on this site between Carol Leaman of Axonify and Joe Majors of Saba. Leaman believes the LMS is close to extinction due to the rapid growth of tools and resources that deliver learning outside the LMS. We need to start by defining what we mean when we say LMS.

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Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

These are my live-blogged notes from a Learning Skills Group webinar, hosted by Donald Taylor. TRENDS IN LEARNING - No LMS Left Behind Nag Chandrashekar, VP Products Learning Mobile and Assessment, Saba 1. Don’t even call it learning anymore.

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Content: The Key To Employee Engagement

Bluewater Learning

The concept has become so attractive that it seems nearly every human capital management (HCM) platform has at least dipped its toe in the employee engagement waters. In the last year, have you had opportunities to learn and grow?

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! Today we start with corporate extended enterprise systems. eLogic Learning. Accord LMS.

Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

Making mistakes and learning from them is a good thing; learning from mistakes that others make is even better. In this post I will show you the pitfalls that e-Learning experts are falling in, so you as a e-Learning rookie do not have to make them.

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Want to be successful at e-Learning? Don’t make the mistakes experts make!

Challenge to Learn

Making mistakes and learning from them is a good thing; learning from mistakes that others make is even better. In this post I will show you the pitfalls that e-Learning experts are falling in, so you as a e-Learning rookie do not have to make them.

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Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Social learning happens naturally.

GE TV: Craig Weiss on the Future of the LMS and Authoring Tools Markets

Growth Engineering

This week we’re joined by Craig Weiss , the CEO of E-Learning 24/7. At E-Learning 24/7, Craig acts as an eLearning analyst, advisor and consultant for buyers and suppliers alike. Watch this interview to find out: What Craig would look for in an LMS. Is it a great LMS?

LMS – Enough already

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I am growing weary of the shouting match termed the Great LMS Debate and don’t plan to waste any more breath on it. Check these out: In The LMS Must Die , Mark Berthelemy highlights all the learning needs that LMS don ‘t deal with.

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Get Ready for a Season of Learning Tech Success! Fall Webinar Series

Talented Learning

A whole new season of learning tech guidance is coming this fall, and we saved you a front-row seat! I’ll be co-hosting each of these live online sessions, along with experts from some of the learning technology industry’s most innovative companies. Unhappy With Your LMS?

Free L&D webinars for September 2019

Limestone Learning

But it’s always worthwhile to make time for learning, and this month there’s a great selection of free webinars to support you in your business goals. Does L&D curate learning? Design learning? What our modern workforce wants from their corporate learning teams.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. In this session, you’ll learn about how coaching can help individuals, teams, and enterprises build resiliency to avoid or alleviate burnout.

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Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. Learn how to choose from attractive, professionally designed themes that blend backgrounds, styles, fonts, and layouts.

The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

Learning Cafe

Read a bearish view- 4 reasons why employee social learning will fail at work. L&D is talking about Social Learning a lot. Does Learning set up its own social collaboration infrastructure or use ones existing in the organisation ? Learning Cafe Resources.

The World of Employee Training – Monthly Article Roundup

WalkMe Training Station

7 Top Corporate Learning Management Systems for Employee Training & Development. Picking the best system for your employee training program is no easy task, as you want to make an educated decision. 6 Barriers to Organizational Learning.

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LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

However, Element K has made substantial, progressive improvements to their LMS, most recently by building custom integrations between Jive Clearspace and KnowledgeHub, Element K’s LMS. Platform Prod Management & Marketing, Element K about their social media capabilities. Here’s what she had to say: Q: What social media tools is Element K incorporating into their LMS? Q: What drove your decision to incorporate social media tools into your LMS?

Free L&D webinars for December 2019

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:00AM – 11:30AM PT: DEMO: Personalized Development Programs: Why Learning Alone Isn’t Enough (Free for ATD members) Today’s work environment creates several learning and development challenges. How do you better ensure manager and leadership engagement?

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Learning Analytics 6. It may or may not involve learning.

Free L&D webinars for June 2019

Limestone Learning

Free for ATD members) In this interactive webcast with virtual learning expert Cindy Huggett, you’ll learn what’s new in virtual training and five recent trends impacting it. You’ll learn techniques for creating clear, professional slides in PowerPoint.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

While working with video has traditionally been complex and time-consuming, recent technology advances have dramatically simplified the process of capturing, managing, and sharing it. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. Transform Your Managers!

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

In this next profile, extracted from The New Learning Architect , we see another fine example of how a learning and development department has been able to break free from the confines of the face-to-face course to provide support for learning across multiple contexts.

Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

eLearning 24-7

After attending numerous shows and hearing from numerous CLOs, regardless of the vertical, I repeatedly see and hear the same thing in regards to online learning (let alone immersive learning). Traditional learning is still very effective. Learning Hub.

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