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. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks

Mike Rustici , President of Watershed LRS, will be presenting “Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI”on November 28th as part of our Though Leaders Series Webinar! Mike started his career as an innovative software developer and, eventually, found his way into the world as an entrepreneur. He is currently helping companies understand if the money they are spending on their learning and development programs is making an impact.

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KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. This is why so much online learning fails."

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. It can also be used to identify where to increase learning support and resources.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. across the learning experience1.

Centralizing content and building xAPI Profiles at iFest

Rustici Software

And it’s our pleasure to sponsor such an innovative event. Centralizing eLearning content across systems. One of the more difficult areas that the DoD and other federal government agencies face is from having a variety of LMSs and training systems to meet the specific needs of each department. We heard from iFest attendees that it can be challenging to manage courses across all the intra-agency systems. Growth in xAPI adoption.

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The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

Think of learning experiences as an ocean of puzzle pieces scattered everywhere. who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. This attempt to routinely piece together the individual’s ‘learning puzzle’ is key to a more intuitive and agile future of learning. But What is xAPI Really? So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can).

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

When I stepped into the extended enterprise learning world 25 years ago, the concept of data-based decision-making was vastly different. So how are learning practitioners responding to this need? Learning Analytics: Top of The “Hot” Trend List. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 17 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. EPISODE 17 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: This is the first time we’ve welcomed a repeat guest to The Talented Learning Show. Today we’re talking about the brave new world of learning analytics with Tamer Ali , Co-Founder and Director of Authentic Learning Labs.

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.” Regular readers know that this blog isn’t the only way we share advice with learning technology buyers and sellers. 2 The Business Benefits of xAPI – with Mike Rustici of Watershed.

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

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 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. EPISODE 26 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Online learning has evolved so much over the years – it’s always eye-opening to talk with someone whose career has spanned all those phases. I’ve worked with training content and delivery systems since 1998. How about xAPI?

eLearning Glossary 2017 Edition

Association eLearning

eLearning has always been on the forefront of innovation. IoE (Internet of Everything)- The Internet of Everything (IoE) is a concept that extends the Internet of Things (IoT) emphasis on machine-to-machine (M2M) communications to describe a more complex system that also encompasses people and processes. Machine learning- Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed.

Come join us at I/ITSEC

Rustici Software

Along with seeing all of the amazing innovations within the training and simulation space, we are also excited to participate at I/ITSEC this year given that the DoDI 1322.6 We were involved in researching and creating the latest DoDI and are excited about the inclusion of the Experience API within the instruction to further enhance interoperability across learning systems. Events Rustici Software xAPII/ITSEC is going to be here before we know it!

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Learning analytics examples: 5 case studies of data insights in action

Learning Pool

The Experience API (xAPI for short) is far more than just an update to SCORM, the popular standard for tracking data from a learning management system. xAPI opens up a whole new world of possibilities for learning analytics. Learning analytics examples.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How significant is innovation for businesses to succeed?

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. And with more than 1000 enterprise-class learning systems available, finding the right solution is more challenging than ever. So now we’re publishing a similar guide just for corporate learning decision makers.

Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

I spent decades traveling for business and have long been addicted to audio learning content in all forms – including audio books , audio courses , talk-radio and now podcasts – to learn and help pass the travel time more quickly. Music is great, but on a seven-hour drive, nothing is better than audio learning. What I didn’t expect were the unintended, social learning benefits of podcasting. Continuous Learning: Vision vs. Reality. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PODCAST.

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. We can’t lump every system that delivers learning into the LMS category.

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Learning Record Store (LRS) Guide: Basics You Need to Know

KnowledgeAnywhere

Enter, a Learning Record Store. In this blog, we’ll go over its’ basic definition, its’ history, pros and cons of an LRS, and how it differentiates from a Learning Management System (LMS). What is a Learning Record Store (LRS)?

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Ask a learning architect: Is it time to break up with your LMS?

CLO Magazine

Q: I’m writing about my learning management system. We’ve been together for almost two decades and made it through some hard times together, like e-learning during the pandemic and emergency compliance training. Finally, make sure your learning system speaks your language.

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HT2 Labs ‘Astonished and Humbled’ to Win Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

HT2 Labs

Oxford, UK: HT2 Labs are thrilled to have been recognized in the distinguished Queens’ Awards for Enterprise: Innovation for their invention of Learning Locker ® , an open source ‘Big Data’ store used by educators and workplaces around the world to improve learning outcomes. HT2 Labs are among 60 other organizations nationwide to have been presented with the award for innovation, following their success with the multi-award-winning Learning Locker®.

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.

Suite Dreams; The analyst view

Learning Pool

As mentioned in Learning Pool’s Suite Dreams white paper (page 2) – Bersin’s concept of the modern learner – brought about through new patterns of employment, market forces, and technological transformation – drove the business need for a new type of learning system.

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

One on One with Jonathan Satchell, CEO, LTG (EXCLUSIVE)

eLearning 24-7

Greetings and welcome to my debut One on One interview series, where I interview corporate executive leaders in the e-learning space. Future One on One interviews will be available exclusively on findanlms.com , my learning system search engine platform that is 100% free to use for anyone looking for a learning system. To learn more about PeopleFluent, visit FindAnLMS.com. What do you see as the ramifications of going all in “only xAPI”?

Managing your Extended Enterprise Learning Needs and Drive your Business

Origin Learning

The term extended enterprise learning assumes significant value in the current business scenario. The past decade has seen the rise of SaaS-based companies and innovative product-driven startups that seek to gain new customers through sales and channel partners. In this blog post, we focus on why organizations need to invest in extended enterprise learning and how it can help them boost profitability. What is Extended Enterprise Learning? Facilitate scalable learning.

Core Challenger status and Lower Total Cost of Ownership for Learning Pool on 2021 Fosway 9-Grid

Learning Pool

Learning Pool, developers of the pioneering Stream LXP, is delighted to have improved its status on the Fosway 9-Grid for Learning Systems, moving from Potential Challenger to Core Challenger and from a Specialist provider to a Suite. About Learning Pool .

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Training Industry Names Xyleme as a Top Learning Portal/LMS Companies 2018 Company to Watch

Xyleme

September 25th, 2018 (Denver, CO and Raleigh, NC) Training Industry released the 2018 Top Training Companies selections for the learning portal/LMS sector. Xyleme is a leading Learning Content Management System (LCMS) and is recognized as a company to watch based on the quality of platform and administrative features provided, in addition to the level of innovation brought to the industry.

What Defines an Ideal Learning Management System?

Origin Learning

A simple tool designed to run learning modules and tests in an academic institution has evolved into an all-purpose application/software, which is now used in both academia and enterprise learning across the world. From running tests, to performance evaluation at work, to social learning features built into the LMS to integrated ERP and CMS facilities to power full-feature websites; the LMS is no longer a simple learning system!

Findanlms.com and Trend Lines

eLearning 24-7

As noted you can schedule demos, send RFPs/use cases to vendors in the system (those who have prem accounts). If you do find a system or systems in Findanlms, I ask that you let them know you found them via findanlms – by doing so, it will continue with my goal of a collaborative and enriching experience. . Okay, so you are starting to explore looking for a learning system. CD2 Learning (Top 50), Biz Library, Kokm, springest go, Learnosphere, UpsideLMS.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

Corporate learning may be the last significant part of the organization that isn’t held accountable for using data to prove its effectiveness. In a recent survey conducted by LEO Learning and Watershed , 60 percent of surveyed practitioners reported they feel more pressure from their executive teams to demonstrate L&D’s impact across the organization. Technologies like xAPI and learning record stores are making learning data easier to access than ever before.

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Keeping eLearning standards grounded in the rapidly-changing world of web browsers

Rustici Software

As learning standards experts here at Rustici Software , we know that the standards like SCORM, xAPI, cmi5, and AICC by and large remain constant and unchanged year over year. That’s why we’re here: we’re committed to innovating our products and building solutions as web environments change to make sure eLearning technologies work well together from implementation to launch and tracking. We’ve got the learning standards expertise.

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

With a global cohort of organizations presenting their Learning Locker innovations to judges, extensive deliberations have now taken place to recognize the strongest contenders across a variety of categories. Highlighting innovation and creativity amongst users of both Open Source and Enterprise editions of the Learning Locker® LRS, the first year of the Awards proved popular with learning analytics enthusiasts from a diverse range of industries and disciplines.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

Having said that, learning management systems (LMSs) are dominating the online learning industry. 1 What is a Learning Management System (LMS)? 4 Best Examples of Learning Management Software6. Best Examples of Learning Management Software.

Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 35 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. Tamer is a learning systems entrepreneur who is always ahead of the extended enterprise curve.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

And thus, comes the State of the E-Learning industry as rumble forward with 2019. Higher number of L&D folks finally seeing the value of personal and professional development thru the use of e-learning, especially with LMSs and LEP/LXPs. AICC is dropping by the wayside with learning systems, which could create challenges for folks who have 3rd party libraries of only AICC content. LRSs not being utilized by vendors who have it in their systems.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. Organizations raced to set up their learning management systems (LMS) for employees and then customers, members and partners and were surprised that nobody voluntarily came and the learning content race started. No learner ever gets done an online learning experience and declares “ That was the best LMS I’ve ever been in. Learning Content Survey: What Are Your Priorities? 12) xAPI.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly. You can learn more about Michael here.

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 “). The resulting podcast is titled “ The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems ” but speaks to a more basic question: Does your organization even need an LMS? For instance: How are modern learning management systems different?

How to Add Depth to Micro-Ideas

Vignettes Learning

What pushes the popularity of micro, small bites learning or learning by snippets and drips? In the words of Dr. Minimol Anil Job and Dr. Habil Slade Ogalo in the article "Micro-Learning As Innovative Process of Knowledge Strategy," published in the International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research , "Current technological, economic and social changes trigger the need for new concepts and strategies to support lifelong learning.

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