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. 2) Talent Management LMS Platforms Struggle With Extended Enterprise. New year. New decade.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

This has been most evident in our industry’s quick response to the demise of Flash at the beginning of the decade; where LMS innovation had previously been associated with a glacial pace, cloud computing and the new reality of mobile interfaces written in HTML5, saw a change in attitude to how more responsive road maps and faster development cycles were being perceived by LMS vendors. From expense to revenue stream. Want to learn more about the Extended Enterprise model?

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Why So Many LMS Vendors?

Talented Learning

Nearly 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s LMS marketplace. These LMS vendors range from global software companies to tiny cloud vendors. I believe a combination of the cloud, SaaS and rise of extended enterprise learning can help explain the spike. Cloud technology has lowered the barrier of market entry for LMS vendors. So with each new customer, the vendor builds an incremental, predictable, profitable and recurring revenue stream.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

This has been most evident in our industry’s quick response to the demise of Flash at the beginning of the decade; where LMS innovation had previously been associated with a glacial pace, cloud computing and the new reality of mobile interfaces written in HTML5, saw a change in attitude to how more responsive road maps and faster development cycles were being perceived by LMS vendors. From expense to revenue stream. Want to learn more about the Extended Enterprise model?

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

Vendor by vendor, we evaluated solutions — absorbing everything we could find on our own dime. We thought LMS vendors were focusing more heavily on extended enterprise applications. Corporate extended enterprise learning is no longer just a nice-to-have. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work. Anatomy of an Extended Enterprise Learning Platform. Measurable Benefits of Extended Enterprise Learning.

Meet The Talented Learning Center: What’s In It For You?

Talented Learning

We decided to mobilize around a single, but substantial, mission: To deploy a member-based extended enterprise LMS loaded with high-value, fiercely-independent research and educational content. We don’t just talk about extended enterprise learning anymore.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. The cloud enables new LMS vendors to create and support one product that all customers use providing economies of scale in research, customer support and required investment capital. The LMS industry in 2015 now has hundreds and hundreds of viable vendor solutions. The 2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Winners . Learning management systems didn’t die.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Per Host – My number #1 vendor goes this route, but they and a few others push ultimate options with a minimum number of hosts and I’m not even talking Enterprise yet. Push towards Enterprise – a lot of this going around – sure there are smaller options, but Enterprise – Hello! There a few vendors who offer a lot more, but nobody is doing like 30 or 40 extensions at this point. Wonderful on mobile and streams are top notch.

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Why Your Business Needs an Extended Enterprise LMS

eThink Education

Strategies for an Extended Enterprise LMS. Extended enterprise learning is an excellent way to improve brand interaction between your business and your customers, distribution partners, sales representatives, or franchisees while potentially creating an additional stream of revenue.

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! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

Easy to Use, Easy to Love: Adobe Captivate Prime is Ideal for Enterprise Training

MeetingOne on eLearning

The enterprise LMS market is saturated with options. Enterprise training continues to present trainers difficulties that many find exhausting. In this blog, we consider what a trainer both finds frustrating and desirable in an LMS used for enterprise training. A Trainer’s Insight into a Great Enterprise LMS. LMS Hold-Ups for Enterprise Training. #1. A solid enterprise LMS should be slick and powerful. What Trainers Want in Their Enterprise LMS.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

That’s exactly why I enjoyed comparing notes with today’s guest, Troy Gorostiza , President & CEO of Knowledge Stream and Co-Founder of Course Container. Troy is a “triple threat” learning innovator with deep expertise as a content development practitioner, solutions consultant and technology vendor. Well, you’re definitely in the right place to talk about extended enterprise learning, because that’s our world here at Talented Learning.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

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. Unfortunately, it is too easy for LMS vendors and buyers to get lost in the “me too” feature race and fail to see the forest for the trees. Many vendors get bent out of shape about losing sales opportunities on features and then dedicate too many resources on R&D. I’ve heard there are 700 LMS vendors.

Docebo: The hottest learning tech company in years

Docebo

When I worked at IBM in the 1980s we called that “clothing the sale” in services and education; today, companies that sell education as a product generate high-margin revenue streams. Vendors like Degreed, BetterUp, EdCast, and LinkedIn command billion-dollar valuations driven by this growth.

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Learning Pool poistioned on ‘Top LMS for Blended Learning’ 2021 list

Learning Pool

Each year, it recognizes outstanding eLearning by determining which companies, platforms, authoring tools and content providers stand out for their long-standing enterprise-wide commitment to digital learning. .

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. When we founded Talented Learning five years ago, we set out on a mission to chart every corner of the extended enterprise learning landscape. That’s a long way from an employee LMS, an academic LMS – or even most corporate extended enterprise learning systems!

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

We’re not exactly poetic, but we do create a stream of carefully crafted written content. 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. When we started Talented Learning, there was no independent source of extended enterprise learning technology research, but we knew from experience that the need was real.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. The vendors were competing for two unique, extended enterprise LMS opportunities. Selling LMSs is very tough in 2016 because of the plenitude and parity of vendor options. The average five-year vendor bid for all licenses and services was $725K.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

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. Despite competitive pressure to keep price points lower, we expect licensing levels to continue drifting upwards, as vendors attempt to demonstrate value-add that differentiates their offerings. 15 Business Turns Up the Volume On Extended Enterprise Learning.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

Keep in mind that I view the LMS landscape through an extended enterprise lens. And interestingly, now that volume-based SaaS licensing has energized the extended enterprise LMS market, employee training solutions are following suit. Of course, no vendor can innovate effectively in all areas at once, so each chooses matters most in its niche. And sometimes outdated platforms are no longer supported by vendors and upgrades are impossible.

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Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

Enterprise Mobile Learning App. The enterprise version of this innovative mobile course, coach and cheat-sheet app is available at no cost through June 2020. Video Capture and Streaming.

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. One of those opportunities was with SpongeUK , where I explained how LMS innovation is helping businesses create new revenue streams. This contrasts with what many vendors call a cloud LMS.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

eLearning 24-7

LMS vendors are continuing to add some very unique features in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. Desktop sharing (appears with a few vendors). One click SMB edition to Enterprise. Video and audio streaming. Video and movie streaming (basically video streaming is growing). Section 508 (still shocking at the lack of vendors that fail to offer this feature). more common is partnering with a web conferencing vendor).

LMS – Does One Size Fit All?

Hurix Digital

Little wonder then, more and more organizations, including startups, enterprises, publishers, corporates and educational institutions, are looking for suitable LMS solutions to support the education and training needs of their employees or their customers. Risk of a Proprietary LMS solution: If you choose a proprietary LMS, you will have restricted access to the source code or none at all, which will be dependent on the vendor.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. We targeted the LMS vendor community because these organizations have a vested interest in developing and supporting only the features they believe the market wants and they know they can sell. To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Case Studies from Dozens of Vendors.

Top 100 Learning Systems 2021-22

eLearning 24-7

The List represents learning system vendors from around the world. Each one of these vendors are in consideration for the awards – including the Diamond and Platinum Picks for 2021, and the Top 10 for 2022 (although 11-20 will be noted too). The List.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Vendors can move up, down or out of the rankings – after all it is on-going. Rankings are based on my directories which are updated monthly; I also keep a separate directory which will contain more vendors than listed within the visible directories – reason being it offers clients (those who hire me – buyers to have an added bonus, of course it contains much more info); that said the monthly directories provide key info and in future updates have new columns added.

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. And in supporting diverse extended enterprise communities, the need for relevance and speed is especially critical. This approach is often criticized for lack of content portability when switching LMS vendors. 11) Extended Enterprise Content Strategy.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

In the past, LMS vendors were staffed primarily with instructional experts who focused on challenges like the possibility of achieving Kirkpatrick Level 4 capabilities. Your best bet is to outline your ideal use cases and select a short list of vendors who satisfy those requirements. They diversify income streams from across a content business portfolio. Analyzing performance, efficiency and profitability of these various streams helps guide the way for future expansion.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

One vendor already offers it in 2012, and knowing this industry – if something takes off and works, others will follow. Right now, you have to upload the course as you would with your SCORM wrapper, where you self-upload or use the course within an online mobile platform from your authoring tool vendor. One vendor told me they will incorporate it when it becomes certified – uh systems and authoring tools can be certified not a standard.

Custom Learning Experiences: Next Commercial Training Trend?

Talented Learning

Technology and vendors are constantly changing, so each new buying cycle involves a steep learning curve. If you choose a weak learning platform, you’re jeopardizing revenue streams and long-term business viability. Yet many LMS vendors who serve other market segments say they are also a strong choice for commercial training because they offer a shopping cart and checkout functionality. I may in fact be obsessed with learning technology.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

I mean ever&# , from a senior executive at a mid to large size vendor that has been in the market for several years. Across the board, a large number of vendors (from small to large) saw increases in their quarter numbers. Especially, when vendors released their 2010 final numbers and saw big increases from the previous year. One vendor is months behind their release schedule. Another vendor is suffering Q/A issues. Identify the problem, the vendor too.

Expect 2 C in Learning Systems 2021

eLearning 24-7

I provide this list because it leads to the obvious you would think every vendor is doing as we speak, err write, err read, but are not. Happening. Sure, you can say, well “Free” was really hidden somewhere to offset the cost, but when you realize that vendors do not use some secret formula to calculate their pricing for “per seat”, and “setup” fees, that the whole “hidden message” angle, doesn’t really fly. .

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

If you educate new customers at no extra charge, will the long-term benefits outweigh any near-term revenue streams you could’ve captured from selling that content outright? Well, if you can generate revenue streams from training content while simultaneously expanding your overall business revenues and profitability, isn’t that a better choice? It monetizes vendor relationships with developers while empowering developers to monetize relationships with their customers.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

1) Increased Revenue Streams. When planning for a new or updated LMS, it pays to assess your needs thoroughly before contacting vendors. Our research has identified more than 700 enterprise-level learning systems available today. If you’d like a framework for these calculations, many are available, such as this simple ROI spreadsheet from association LMS vendor Digitec Interactive.

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

Vendors were saying, lets “wait on those&# or “our customers are not requesting them, so we are holding off&#. Apparently, the potential customers and even clients are speaking and those vendors are listening. Not just a few vendors, the industry as a whole. A significant number of vendors, reported higher revenue and sales numbers in 2010, then in 2009. A number of vendors whose real focus is the Talent Management/Performance Management market.

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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Extended Enterprise - Vendors are expanding into the wholesaler/reseller/affiliates/sales agent sector with their solutions. The note of interest is that it is occurring with all size of vendors, albeit the charge is being led by mid size vendors. Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. and European vendors interestingly enough, do not follow suit.

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LMS 201

eLearning 24-7

Video streaming. Multi-tenant (extended enterprise) (multi-portals). ” With this question invariably you will receive a lot of responses from vendors touting their own product. If you have an extended enterprise platform – charging you extra for each skin, and in some cases each portal (with this angle – the first portal is free, after that a fee). Vendors pay to be included in this directory.

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CRM-LMS Integration: A Smarter Choice for Customer Education

Talented Learning

I could count on one hand the systems focused on some form of extended enterprise education. This is particularly important for software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and other online subscription businesses, where it’s relatively easy for customers to research and switch to other vendors. As a result, their sales cycles accelerate, customer churn shrinks, support tickets decrease and revenue streams expand.

Web Conferencing 201

eLearning 24-7

The bridge has to be installed and integrated into the computer – web conferencing vendors should and some do, recommend that the bridge setup is handled by IT/IS personnel. I know of vendors who offer the capability of editing the audio, before it is posted, regardless if they are using VOIP or not. There are some web conf vendors that enable the capability, that when the attendee registers, they can select Outlook or Gmail and have the event auto scheduled.

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