Employees and Your Learning System

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What I learned though, was that half of them were residents of Tombstone and surrounding areas, who everyday/weekend, dress up in their old west best, and walk around. I learned that the locals, were using real guns). What is your backup process and how often do you back up the system?

Association Learning System Rankings

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The Association market is by far, IMO, one of the top three markets, that as a vendor, you should be in. However, a professional association may also allow companies to be members too, and sometimes, there are vendors who are members referred to in the industry as “associate members” (but the vernacular can be different). Thus, at the end of the day, your job is to convince the member committee that System X is the best system for the association.

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Hybrid Workplace – Will ILT become a relic?

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Before diving into this topic and then seeing all the folks rant on LinkedIn about how ILT is great, will survive, e-learning is awful, and the moon is definitely made of cheese, I wanted to let folks know (who are not aware), that I have a podcast! ” ILT is not 24-7, WBT is.

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Learning System Mkt. Forecasts

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In looking over the past 10 years of pricing data (that I have been tracking) when it comes to learning systems, there is a repetitive variable, ok,, variables at play. This line not only is continuing, but you can expect to see a lot more vendors reducing their price per seat/per year in the coming months. You are unlikely to see this in the setup fee (if a vendor charges), rather it will come in the form of seat pricing. Directly due to the end of ILT (for now).

Types of Learning Systems

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The notion of types of personalities, aligns in some ways with types of systems, in that there is a lot of leeway in terms of what it actually means, with some folks saying this, when in fact it is that. . There is no better place to see this then our fine world of e-learning, which was devised to be an umbrella term for everything that is well, online learning. An LMS thus is under e-learning. e-learning. e-learning. Micro-learning platforms?

Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

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I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Simply speaking the systems are becoming extremely similar, with only minor differences. When see the template you are going to be like “this is a lot of features and categories, no vendor will complete all of this.” Vendors who gripe, clearly have never experienced a 10 page or more RFI/RFP (and high page RFPs are common). .

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7 Reasons Why You Need To Adopt A Unified Learning System

Upside Learning

That a unified learning system helps in creating a wholesome learning experience for your learners, and alleviates the administrative operations for your administrators has been established. However, if you are still bolting on different systems with a hope to create a (pseudo) unified system, or still aren’t convinced of adopting a unified approach to learning management, it’s time to open up your view and look at the reality of a true unified learning system.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

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The downside to this, is I wasn’t able to listen to Death Cab for Cutie (a band), but on the upside, I learned that this person was one of the first 100 employees ever to work at Microsoft. First, when our discussion turned to machine learning, he said, “People forget that computers are really dumb,” and in the end of everything, its all binary – i.e. 1’s and 0s. Every one of these vendors can be found on my platform, FindAnLMS.com.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

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I will go thru several areas for e-learning, not just learning systems, although by far, it will be the most, since a lot has happened in 2020. . that needed a system. The most effective way to learn is to a. Learning Systems . E-Learning 24/7 .

LMS or LXP – Confused?

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not suppliers), on what they are seeking in a learning system, often noting the LMS and an LXP. Some want a hybrid of the two, others want features that they believe may not exist in one system or another. Sure a vendor can say we are an LXP, but a LMS too or vice versa. LMS vendors on the other hand are adding LXP features, to counter, and in some marketing may note, learning experience blah blah. . No, it is not learning software.

Top 10 LXPs for 2020

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Can compete with any learning system out there, by the way. You have to login to use the extension capability (but you need to do that with any system that offers an extension). Spark is their key system here, and will work for nearly everyone. But still a top 10 system.

Knowledge Acquisition? Skill Develop? Go COP

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I bring all of this up, because in the L&D and Training communities too many people follow a routine when it comes to learning and training. We can’t shake it, we are told this is the way to learn, this is the way to retain, this is the way to recall, this is the way to participate.

LXP – The Answers you seek

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They continue to muddle up the learning system space. If you ignore the “learning experience” angle, which is nothing more than a moniker, they are a content aggregator with a platform of features and functionality. Why do vendors, say LMSs, say they have an LXP?

What I have Learned (in the last 2mths)

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Learned. #1 1 – Many vendors in the EdTech market have done a poor job, helping their school clients during the Pandemic. If you do any cursory search you will find that the whole learning system experience, as a whole, has been awful in the Edtech space – from a child – the student, and parent perspective. It does no one any good, when this occurs and no wonder, more folks enjoy the bash of e-learning as a result. A learning moment. .

The Rants – Marketing Buzz and.

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A press release from an LMS vendor that stated something not so accurate, but accurate enough. Course Marketplace as “System includes and or offers content” This is in relation towards learning system vendors, especially in the LMS, learning platform space and not so much LEPs (although some could do a better job at stating it in clarity). . And that is what the vendor is going for. We are not hiding, like other vendors.

“Automating” your Classroom Training

rapidLD

The evolution aspect will no doubt entail greater blended learning components and independent activities. Learning management systems (LMS) have been around for many years and have improved the instructor-led class process. All of these ‘full-featured’ systems handle the management of course setup, course catalog searches, and self/manager-driven class registrations. However, for most systems and classroom environments, that is where the automation stops.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

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Nice selection of vendors – in general. More goodies then in the past, but the vendor with the awesome monkeys – it was nearly impossible to get one – you had a better chance of allowing them to stick leeches on you, then getting one – what’s the point of marketing – if the product you want to show – yours – isn’t walking the floor with folks. Less vendors scanning people’s ID badges, which I found interesting.

Podcast Episode 4: Achieving Franchise Learning ROI – With Mark Anderson

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 4 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! In January, we launched this podcast as a convenient way to hear directly from experts about how you can benefit more fully from modern learning solutions. On a regular basis, I’m interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and others. Follow The Talented Learning Show via RSS.

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EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

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How do you explain why these three vendors were selected, how the process for analysis was conducted, and what are the results? Why these three vendors? From the vendors themselves and even in conducting my own research into vendor comparisons. This is for virtual ILT.

Perception in the E-Learning World

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In the e-learning space there continues to be in some sectors, a perception problem. Often self-inflicted by the vendor themselves, it nevertheless continues rampant. From Talent Management systems with learning as a component, to learning systems in general, to new learningtech tools, perception really creates conflict, where it doesn’t have to be that way. . Let’s first take a look at the term e-learning itself. ILT). .

Best Content Awards 2020

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I felt that having awards only for learning systems, wasn’t enough, because off-the-shelf content plays a huge role. In all seriousness, without content you wouldn’t need a learning system of any sort, just give folks binders of paper (like the old days).

8 Things To Follow While Implementing Blended Learning Via An LMS

Upside Learning

In our earlier blog post, 5 Tips For Managing Blended Learning Through An LMS , we had discussed the ways in which organizations can mix different teaching materials and tools into an integrated learning experience using an LMS. This was mainly focused on organizations that were currently leveraging their LMSs for managing blended learning. Find out the need of blended learning in your organization and how it will impact your learners’ and administrative performance.

Can you recommend an LMS?

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Vendors saying “have you looked at XYZ” (which is their system). The problem with asking random folks to recommend an LMS is that they have no idea on what specific functionality you need, nor your budget, nor your challenges or issues you are facing, nor your requirements, nor your training approach or L&D approach, nor your experience with e-learning. In the amount of time you read this line, you could be registered and using the system.

World of Learning Conference Review

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Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. While I am sure that occurred at WOLC, the ones I gazed at, which were presented by vendors, had no sales pitch whatsoever, rather it was all about a specific subject tied to e-learning. Heck, one vendor I know even landed a massive deal right there at the show. E-Learning 24/7.

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). Our complete guide to a Learning Management System is here to help. Our complete guide to a Learning Management System (LMS). on all learning activities.

The Future of Work and E-Learning

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When the future of work is talked about though, in the corporate world, where is the mentioning of learning? The Future of Work’s transformation must be integrated with learning and training, and if FOW is in the new digital age, then that said learning and training, will come from e-learning (aka as online learning). How many had the same learning content opportunities as though who were not working out in the field, or on the factory or warehouse floor?

What if….? (E-Learning)

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What IF e-learning platforms incorporate/use blockchain? On the learning system or any online learning platform, would security be even better using blockchain? Tell someone in the financial services about your system using blockchain, and watch fear show up. Recently, I had someone tell me that the reason for not having certain functionality in their system, was because folks take home a company laptop or tablet, which blocks access to sites.

Turn Training into a Profit Center – Here’s How

eLearning 24-7

Tell people at your company, business, firm, association that you can make money with e-learning and make training a profit center, many times, you will get a “sure, sounds great”, with snickers behind the go for it. . I’m here to tell you, not only can you establish revenue with B2B/B2C training via e-learning but do it in such a way, that it becomes RR – recurring revenue and customers/clients/members/partners into repeat buyers. . E-Learning 24/7 .

Am I an LMS? And if so.

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I explained the “standards” I see are requirements for any system to be called an LMS (and various subsets). The Alternative Vendors of Learning. A vendor can call themselves whatever they want if it makes them happy or sad too, I guess. But if they have the basics below, they are an LMS, regardless of how they view the learning system world. . Ability to see/view, select/pick courses (and nowadays content too) somewhere in the system.

Am I an LMS? And if so.

eLearning 24-7

I explained the “standards” I see are requirements for any system to be called an LMS (and various subsets). The Alternative Vendors of Learning. A vendor can call themselves whatever they want if it makes them happy or sad too, I guess. But if they have the basics below, they are an LMS, regardless of how they view the learning system world. . Ability to see/view, select/pick courses (and nowadays content too) somewhere in the system.

Opinion: The LMS Isn’t Dead … Yet

CLO Magazine

Leaman believes the LMS is close to extinction due to the rapid growth of tools and resources that deliver learning outside the LMS. The challenge, he says, actually lies with learning leaders not fully understanding how to best use an LMS. Generally, we define software systems by the common sets of functionality they share. There are huge variances between systems that call themselves an LMS. Managing instructor-led training, or ILT, and classroom resources.

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LMS Decision Making Criteria B4 U Buy

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I’ve had to go into places who wanted e-learning didn’t have it and wanted to move fast on it, just as I went to places who either had it or didn’t have it poor about getting it done – even though they wanted it done – management, company culture, etc. One item that has to be in your buying process, but not cited above – it liking the system. It can meet every one of these factors above, but if you do not like the system, then time to move on.

UpSkilling – Change the Mindset

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Let’s look into our crystal ball of the past and remember: Physical ILT – in your conference room, in a training classroom, at a hotel, at a trade show. The multi-day training of them, learning where folks sit, watching a video, reading the manual that nobody reads, are what seem essential. Do you think, Carolyn, aged 62 is going to be thrilled that her role is going to require her to learn more skills, beyond what is she has been doing for 35 years?

COVID-19 and its Impact on Learning

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rather it is about the virus and its impact on learning, at the corporate level and education too. Homework is another fiasco when it comes to online learning for education. Faculty will need to recognize that it is not the same ol same when it comes to e-learning. It is rare to find universities adopting asynchronous based learning which is where someone can bounce anywhere they want to in the course, focusing on what is relevant to them. As in e-learning.

Blue-Collar Workers Need Not Apply (Learning new skills via e-learning)

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Heck, who wouldn’t want to receive learning/training on skill improvement OR on learning a new skill based on their interests OR the possibility of leadership development or a job role tied to a set of specific skills. Go to nearly any learning system on the market who offers skills development and whole heartedly jumped feet first into tying it to job roles and in some cases to opportunities or mapping to a specific job that is available at the company.

How to build an effective online course

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Who is still doing this – I know a few vendors have it, but still – most folks are unaware of all the steps, etc. I am never surprised on the number of people who do not know what this is – every day folks I am referring to, not an instructional designer or e-learning developer. In the past few weeks, I’ve had quite a few readers ask me whether or not there is a book they can buy to learn how to build a course. Linear = BAD way to train and Learn.

Are we there yet? Latest Trends in the LMS/LP Industry

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Learning Platforms for me have become a separate entity within the entire learning system marketplace. Learning platforms usually focus on the SMB market, with small being important – but as you will see – staying with something that works, well, why do it when there is money in those large companies – money I say! Sure, there will be times that a Big Dog vendor will align to your needs, but remember they are not the only players in town.