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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.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

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If a person is willing to learn about the reasons WBT was created and its benefits (i.e. The loser to all of this, is the person building the courses. The point of it all, is that for an ID person or e-learning developer person (background), there are few choices. Trends.

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.

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

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I mean if you are a hardcore SharePoint person who wants an LMS built on SharePoint, then ELF is a serious contender (there is really only one other who is close, but they are not at HR Tech, so sorry, no name mentioning). Personally, I’m not a fan of the “profiles” piece – I see other variables as better options. Welcome, welcome all! To those from HR who are new to this blog, I give a high five.

How to Buy a LMS

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Ask them who would be your point of contact – it may not be the person who is doing the RFP. and the other information presented above, you should do the same if you are talking directly with the sales person. Some folks who bought the Learn.com system did not care for the Taleo purchase and thus were stuck.

User Friendly or Hype?

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Learn.com? What if you are sick or out that day OR the person you have hired to create these courses is terminated, laidoff or quits. Vendors nowadays provide training early on after you get the product, and then assume that the person will remember everything weeks later. If not, they have a user guide – which is sometimes so lengthy or missing key information, that the person is left guessing. We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use.

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

A final driver in our decision to enable social learning is the fundamental disconnect emerging between how we learn and contribute in our personal lives versus how we learn and contribute at work. In our personal lives, we can create a blog post, edit a wiki, share bookmarks, follow each other, microblog, discuss virtually any topic, find expertise and experts, connect to those experts, share ideas, rate and review any sort of material—and we can do all this in an afternoon.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

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Contacting the competitor directly, using a false email address or personal cell phone or having a friend contact the vendor for information. If you invite another person to the group and they join, you receive another entry. Checking out and reporting on Meridian Knowledge, Beeline Orchestra, RISC, Learn.com. A new year is upon us and thus it is time to re-visit the LMS market. A lot of changes have already been happening in just a short time frame.

Rapid Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

I personally believe that it would be better for these systems to accept SCORM content from a few of the top authoring tools. 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

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Attendance booth person is attentive – more than at most trade shows across the board, that I have been to. 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.

Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction

Tony Karrer

Skillsoft Learn.com SumTotal Systems Inc. OnDe mand Personal Navigator Vuepoint Content Creator Quest Too IBook Assistant RapidBuilder® (Software Sim. OutStart Learn.com Blackboard, Inc.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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Last week, Dave Wilkins of Learn.com wrote a piece entitled “ A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of social learning) ”. Personal Brand, Professional Brand, and Perceived Bias in Social Media , May 17, 2010. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Some great stuff again this month in the world of eLearning. ID - Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world?

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

I personally feel that Moodle is good at the limited stuff it does. LearnCenter Learn.com 5 7.18 Update, Nov.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business. This goes beyond the standard repository of a CMS, which seems in-personal. Having my own virtual desk, is personal. On 11-18-2010, I was part of an online panel discussing whether the LMS as we know it is dead and if not, what is the evolution of the LMS.

E-Learning for Newbies

Janet Clarey

I’m responding to this question from the perspective of a person looking to get a job in the field of e-learning vs. a person who knows little about the term. started a personal e-learning blog, joined the edublog community.

Better Conferences - Response Needed

Tony Karrer

Now, I'm personally not ready to throw in the towel on conferences. Better Fun Activities I'm not sure that I know how to make this happen for more attendees, but Beer Tasting at ASTD TechKnowledge , Boston, Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com and similar things at ASTD in Atlanta were definitely fun. I'm pretty sure it's not just me. I believe we can build better conferences.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business. Having my own virtual desk, is personal. On 11-18-2010, I was part of an online panel discussing whether the LMS as we know it is dead and if not, what is the evolution of the LMS.

LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Saba’s most recent social learning announcement is called “Saba Social&# and is a robust enterprise social networking solution that uniquely combines a rich person profile, competency-driven expertise, real-time collaboration, and a comprehensive Web 2.0 Learn.com. The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

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This doesnt have to be a big investment Key Finding #2: The Rise in ASP Models ("externally hosted" or "software as a service" -- SAAS) taking desktop metaphor and putting into a browser trend towards companies giving other people the headaches of dealing with the backend solutions great for small organizations Saba, Learn.com, Adobe Connect, Articulate, etc. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.