Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


The year also witnessed Enterprise Mobile Store (from Qualcomm) – an innovative and inspiring concept that could encourage adoption of mobile learning across enterprises around the world.

Shrinking LMS Implementation Fees Drive Market Expansion

Talented Learning

Firewalls, server sizing, bandwidth, database preference, historical data migrations, customizations and integrations were complex and problematic. Global, employee, extended enterprise? As little as five years ago, it was common for an average LMS implementation to exceed $100,000.

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

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 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. Augment their existing employee LMS with extended enterprise capabilities.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

The paper is called Recipe for Success with Enterprise Virtual Worlds written by Chris Badger, the VP of Marketing. Working through corporate firewalls. Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world?

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

acts in the consumer space as opposed to when it's adopted in the enterprise. tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Adoption in the Enterprise - It's Personal The main points across these posts are: Adoption is first and foremost based on personal value (or more accurately perceived usefulness ). Jack Vinson (in Web2.0 as opposed to Enterprise2.0)

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Then I saw Bill Ives Is Blogging Inside the Firewall an Oxymoron? where he talks about some of the issues with blogs within the enterprise and ends with: Wikis seem to have less baggage attached to them and that might partially (and only partially) explain their recent rise in use within the enterprise. See also: Wikipatterns - A Pattern to Emulate Why Wikis Are Conquering the Enterprise Do You WANT an LMS? I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0

JIVE's clearspace takes social networking behind the firewall

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've been watching Clearspace as one of those Enterprise products that just might have that something special that finally brings the Web2.0 experience behind the firewall. The best way to try to describe it may be to say it's like a combination of Facebook, Google Docs, Netvibes/Pageflakes, Meebo and a little bit of Basecamp - for the enterprise.

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7 Challenges to Social Learning

Origin Learning

Issues like firewalls and security may be major concerns when you launch an enterprise-wide social learning project. Social Learning is a self-propagating concept, that is- once a social learning culture is achieved in an organization.

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Software as a Service SaaS Implications for the IT Security Workforce

Training Industry

In this case, it is likely that sensitive data will be stored and controlled by the SaaS provider and used by an organization’s customers or partners so that the data never comes in contact with the organization’s network, firewalls, or any other security device or process controlled by the organization. As a former CIO, however, I have a jaded view of trying to solve enterprise IT security challenges by continuing to add tools and then working internally to integrate them.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning


There are some skeptics who question the security of data residing in the Cloud LMS, but modern systems have multi-layered firewalls and advanced network design which ensure that only authorized entries into the Cloud LMS are allowed.

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia and ProtoSphere continue to make virtual worlds work for the enterprise. They are a partner with Microsoft in a big way, they have an immersive, social, learning & collaboration enterprise environment available in the SaaS cloud.

To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election).

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

Because of this, your enterprise data and personal information are vulnerable to cyber attacks and at a risk of password thefts. Installing genuine/authorized anti-virus software programs with frequent updates, firewalls activation can keep your mobile learning systems safe from attacks.

Twitter Founder Launches New App - Its a Jelly, eh?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I could see this being a white label enterprise Q&A app with employees asking and answering questions. In order for this to work in the enterprise it would need to be hosted behind a firewall for security to approve it.

Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?

CLO Magazine

Here are some observations across enterprises: Direct access to learning. So if an employee starts a knowledge search, they may not get access to the best elements behind the learning system’s firewall.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?


Few things illustrate the fast pace of change in the IT industry better than the enterprise data center. Plus, you get to decide the exact security options , firewall configuration, etc.,

The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

As standalone companies realize that they’re really extended enterprises, co-learning with customers and stakeholders becomes important as everyone faces the future together. These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election). At the Internet Time Alliance, we’re big fans of narrating our work.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

But if you want to keep the materials as close to the workflow as possible, then other tools are available for in-house, behind-the-firewall, enterprise use. Tweet.

The Smart Worker : recognises she learns to do her job as she does her job

Jane Hart

the use of personal tools and devices in the enterprise): “Today already 47% of business technology users at North American and European companies report using one or more website(s) to do parts of their jobs that are not sanctioned by their IT department.

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

It goes by many names, from Enterprise 2.0 The Workscape should address the needs of learners throughout the extended enterprise. Enterprise social network. Your Workscape is everything in your organization except the training department.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Last year, Docebo – the Italy-based Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Enterprise learning management system provider – published the results of its researches into the worldwide e-learning market. It believes that Cloud-hosted solutions will continue to make LMSs more attractive to the small-and-medium enterprise market. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).

Pinterest? Not a fan.but I'm paying attention.the Re-Rise of the Visual

Mark Oehlert

I'm watching long-time visual people/expertise matchers like introNetworks provide in-depth integration with enterprise-grade social media platforms like Social Text. I think I have a Pinterest account. I may have pinned something at some time.

A little about “Promise of 3D Environments for Learning and Collaboration”

Kapp Notes

The neutrality of the virtual world context dissolves the feeling of distance or isolation that remote geographies often feel relative to the home-country of the enterprise or individual. Additionally, virtual immersive environment provide social networking tools which sit behind a corporate firewall tapping into the collective conscious of the organization.

The potential pitfalls of a custom LMS solution


The vast majority of these situations require a behind the firewall/locally installed LMS. For context at Learning Solutions earlier this year I spoke to a lady who worked for a large blue chip company and they had a well known enterprise LMS implemented that had been heavily customized.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. Innovations in applications and user-interface design are born on the consumer side and migrate to the enterprise. Third post in a series.

LEARNNOVATIONS ~ Looking Back, Looking Forward


My hope is that Tin Can will position the learning department as leaders in analytic thinking that will spread to broader parts of the enterprise, with Tin Can becoming just one piece of that larger puzzle.”.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

PKM is not a technology, an enterprise system, a piece of software, or a platform. These barriers include social media policies, firewalls, inefficient work practices, defining people by their job, and many others, too numerous to name.

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10 Questions to Ask About Your Learners Before You Develop e.


CourseMill LMS - Enterprise. Enterprise Learning Management System. You will want to know how your learners will access the course and anticipate any restrictions (firewall restrictions, for example). CourseMill LMS - Enterprise. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. Lectora Inspire. The Full-Featured Authoring Tool. Lectora Publisher. e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personalization does not equal Personal

Learning Visions

Today, Tom mentions that "James Ryan left an extensive comment on Enterprises that love PLEs. For folks who are not passionate about their work -- many who reside within the traditional, corporate firewall -- the PWLE is Pointless. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f.

Customer Learning, a largely unexploited marketing strategy

Jay Cross

The Extended Enterprise. We used to think of companies as being like castles, cut off from the world by firewall moats. Now we see companies as extended enterprises. Google’s course on power searching is a brilliant marketing move.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

For services outside the firewall, blockage continues to be an issue driven by such barriers as organizational culture, bandwidth limitations, security issues, IT resistance, and lack of resources. Social bookmarking in the enterprise. Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). View more presentations from Janet Clarey.

Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Some of you are behind corporate firewalls and don’t have access to Twitter. However, if you do have access to Twitter (or an enterprise equivalent) then these tips might come in handy. Twitter’s all the rage. Some people love it. Some people hate it.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

See lots of thoughts on this in: Enterprises that love PLE's , Cross battles Downes: is corporate learning corrupt? Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ). I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What should be in your tool set?

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!