Boston - Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com

Tony Karrer

One of the more fun things we did in Boston was going out for a beer tasting that was organized by Jim Javenkoski, Learn.com and myself. I'm just returning from my trip to Boston (and NYC and Cape Cod - with my wife and kids).

LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

This week on the Friday series, LMSs that kick ass , I’ m pleased to feature Learn.com ’s LearnCenter system. By way of background, Learn.com’s primary customer base is corporate universities and their total number of registered ‘learners’ is reported at over 2,000,000 worldwide at several hundred organizations. I spoke via email with JW Ray, COO and Don Cook, Senior VP of Marketing about what’s up with Learn.com - specifically with social media.

Taleo Corp. to Acquire Learn.com, Inc. by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Taleo Corporation, a leader in on-demand talent management solutions, has announced its intention to acquire Learn.com, Inc., a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) learning management, social learning, and collaboration solutions.

Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS"

Learning Visions

Dave is currently a bigwig at Learn.com. Are you an LMS naysayer? Do you have any idea what an LMS is actually capable of these days? Either way -- or whatever your LMS experience -- I heartily recommend this post from Dave Wilkins: " A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning). It's a long read, but he makes it more enjoyable with swears. So, yes, he's got a bit of a bias, but he certainly knows his way around an LMS.

Informal Learning Blog » LMS, we hardly knew ye

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Beer and Bloggers in Atlanta at ASTD

Tony Karrer

Continuing what has now become somewhat a tradition (see Beer Tasting at ASTD TechKnowledge , and Boston, Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com ), I plan to informally get together with bloggers at the ASTD conference in Atlanta in June to go have a few beers.

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 1: Assessment

Your Training Edge

One way to see what content is being used and in what contexts is to go out to major Learning Management System vendors such as Learn.com or GeoLearning and ask for a free tour. Building an effective e-learning program is a seven-step process.

DevLearn

Tony Karrer

Boston - Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com and Beer Tasting at ASTD TechKnowledge ). Including having Adobe and Learn.com sponsor events in the past. DevLearn is coming up. I just took a quick look on the eLearningGuild site and DevLearnis looking good again this year. My guess is that I'll be getting together with a few folks there to have a drink and discuss things like eLearning 2.0 yeah, we know how to have fun).

LMS: The Foundation of Your Training Initiative

Your Training Edge

There are numerous vendors out there, including Learn.com, CapitalLMS, GeoLearning, Registrar, Joomla, and Blackboard to name a few. In today’s environment, your learning and development department must be many things to many people.

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Diversity in Blogosphere?

Tony Karrer

Still when we get together for Beer Tasting at ASTD TechKnowledge , Boston, Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com - it is definitely still feeling like a lot of middle age white guys. I've run into the question of how diverse the voices are in the blogosphere before. In Blogs vs Discussion Groups someone said that blogs - "felt so. old white guys club."

DevLearn

Clark Quinn

Boston - Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com and Beer Tasting at ASTD TechKnowledge ). Including having Adobe and Learn.com sponsor events in the past. DevLearn is coming up. I just took a quick look on the eLearningGuild site and DevLearnis looking good again this year. My guess is that I'll be getting together with a few folks there to have a drink and discuss things like eLearning 2.0 yeah, we know how to have fun).

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Skillsoft Learn.com SumTotal Systems Inc. OutStart Learn.com Blackboard, Inc.

Announcing Keynote Lectora Power Users Showcase: Diane Elkins, Lisa Jones and Bradley Fredrick

Trivantis

He also administers his organization’s LMS with Oracle (formerly Taleo/Learn.com). Get prepared for the first-ever Lectora® Power Users Showcase: a spectacular keynote presentation at the 2014 Lectora User Conference !

DevLearn - Beer - Who's In? - And Where?

Tony Karrer

It's become somewhat of a tradition for us at conferences ( Beer Tasting at ASTD TechKnowledge , Boston, Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com ). I just saw that BJ had posted about DevLearn and I feel somewhat remiss that he beat me to it. In case you hadn't heard, The eLearning Guild is hosting DevLearn 2007 in San Jose, CA, November 5-8 2007. I'll be there (and doing a few presentations and some special sessions for managers with Lance Dublin).

The LMS Debate rides again

Clark Quinn

Yes, Dave Wilkins of Learn.com and Tom Stone of Element K have already argued that the label is still needed in the marketplace, but I’m really trying to shift the way people think about what their role is, and to me using the label LMS is a major barrier to shifting out of the comfort zone. Well, Saba called me out in an semi-anonymous (there’s a picture, but I don’t know who of, and there’s no name – in social media?)

Kevin Oakes on the Rise and Fall of the LMS

Tony Karrer

• Learn.com is the worldwide leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity. Sitting in a fun presentation by Kevin Oakes at DevLearn on the Rise and Fall of the LMS. He pointed back to entry of various players in the market and particularly the enterprise vendors as opposed to pure-play vendors from articles five years ago.

LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training

Tony Karrer

Current Thinking So, without a lot of thought, here’s what I’m currently thinking and I hope folks will weigh in… I was a little surprised when I realized how much some of the mainstream SaaS LMS products (Articulate Online, Learn.com, etc.)

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service. The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately.

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ).

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The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

Old-school LMS companies (like SumTotal , Plateau , Learn.com , GeoLearning and Certpoint ) were acquired by much larger talent and HR-suite providers like SAP/SuccessFactors , Infor , Oracle and IBM.

Informal learning: the real deal. Free.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The next day, Wednesday April 21st at 2:00 pm Eastern, Human Capital Institute is hosting an unrehearsed discussion between Learn.com ’s Dave Wilkins and me on more advanced topics. I nformal Learning has been getting a lot of buzz lately.

SCORM Test

Tony Karrer

Docent, SumTotal, Saba, Learn.com, etc.). There have been lots of good comments and discussion on the post Test SCORM Courses with an LMS : eLearning Technology. Well worth looking at some of them. The basic issue covered in the post was how to test SCORM courses prior to loading on a given LMS (e.g.,

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Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

Otherwise, they will follow the route of Learn.com. Learn.com started as a course aggregator. Trends. They will often bare fruit. Sometimes is a way we like, other times in a way we don’t. Who can forget the trend of seeing Ned Beatty in every movie out there?

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

When I was at LTUK a couple of weeks ago, a vendor who was giving a presentation, showed a slide with Learn.com on it, as though their tool worked with it or something like that, uh Learn.com hasn’t been around in like five plus years. Here it begins. Oh wait. Here it starts.

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. Page update Mar 2008. When the above graphic was taken, it shows the overall satisfaction reported by eLearningGuild members about various tools. I was reminded of the various Brandon Hall shoot-outs.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

The system at one time was solid – during learn.com days, then Taleo bought it, said it would be infusing a lot of money into it – and later on, said they infused more money into it, than the days of learn.com. . Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five. To those who have been constant readers, I give a high five with a low five to boot.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

Rapid Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

Rather that they generally are a hosted LMS solution that roughly corresponds to most of the requirements: Coggno LearnHub Litmos Odijoo Learn.com Personal Edition Articulate Online CourseMill CourseMax Xerceo TrainingAtom Geo On-Demand Upside Learning Upside LMS Ultralearn What other systems should be on the list?

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

Taleo Learn - formally known as Learn.com. The Learn.com product was a very nice solution, but only if you purchased their enterprise with the required minimum number of seats and with all the add-ons that came with it. I was planning on writing about emerging technology and virtual worlds. However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds.

Free Online Conference – Future of Learning - Incredible Speakers

Tony Karrer

Amit Garg, Director, Upside Learning – The Training Company Back Office Dave Wilkins, Executive Director of Product Marketing, Learn.com Monika Ebert, President, DifferentLens Holly Peck, Chief Instigator of Learning and Fun, Peck Training Panel #5 – Discussion 1 PM – 2 PM Pacific Time We will transition into a more open discussion around what we heard and what we think are some of the important answers coming from the session.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Open Sesame is what we call a content aggregator, in that they sell as one unit, but have content coming from various other providers into their solution. The most famous aggregator back in the day was Learn.com. There may come a time, when you need content. Content these days, well, it is an umbrella term to represent courses (micro too), videos, articles, materials, workbooks, other types of learning resources, podcasts and so forth.

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2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Learn.com offered some robust SL capabilities, but you have to pay for one of their premium versions to have it. Your competitors are not always the Big Dogs – Learn.com, Saba, Plateau, etc. LMS Products of the Year 2010. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. These standout to me.

knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/29/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Rapid e-Learning: What Works - Learn.com. Phylotaxis - Phylotaxis. Click on the moving dots -- a new screen is then presented -- move the bottom slider from science to culture. Click on one of the small pictures. AMAZING!!! Knowledge management uses collaborative technologies to encourage subject matter experts to share their knowledge and e-learning delivers skills and knowledge in a streamlined and methodical way.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

LearnCenter Learn.com 5 7.18 Update, Nov.

eLearning User Groups

eLearning Weekly

Learn.com. Last week I went to the Metrics That Matter user group in Chicago. During my trip, I started thinking about user groups related to learning and technology. Other than conferences, where do learning and technology professionals get together to discuss ideas with each other? Conferences are great; I attend them and present at them on a fairly regular basis. But too often these events are more focused on presentations than collaboration and idea sharing.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

E-Learning for Newbies

Janet Clarey

ASTD ’s Learning Circuits Blog has a monthly ‘Big Question.&# This month it’s: I’m interested in [the field of] eLearning. What should I do first?