Training Industry Inc’s 2017 Learning Portal Companies Watchlist Features Gyrus Systems LMS

Gyrus

Gyrus Systems , a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) vendor, announced today it has been selected as a 2017 Learning Portal Companies Watch List by Training Industry.com. “This year’s 2017 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies List is comprised of key players driving the evolution of learning portals and learning management systems,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc.

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Xyleme Named a Top 20 Learning Portal for Sixth Consecutive Year

Xyleme

s 2017 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies. Xyleme made several exciting advances to their learning portal which contributed to the recognition from Training Industry. provides information, insights and resources needed to more effectively manage the business of learning. To see the full list of 2017 Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS companies visit, click here. October 23rd, 2017 – Xyleme is honored to be named one of Training Industry Inc.’s

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LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Still vendors offering social learning, yet they do not use or have any social media presence. Learning Portals. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Still vendors offering social learning, yet they do not use or have any social media presence. Learning Portals. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. The course is built in 100% HTML5 and the player you will view it on, is a HTML5 player within a LMS.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. I like this system and its functionality in comparison to the other players in this space. Social Learning is limited. E-Learning 24/7.

The Biggest Players In the Microlearning Industry Today

Ed App

Multinational corporations and governments are grappling with the fast paced changes to their markets, student needs and learning is now an at scale, cross border issue that needs a different type of learning than that which has been used in the past. Microlearning, with its roots tied firmly in the science of learning, spaced repetition and knowledge retention has become a go to solution for many companies and institutions trying to solve this issue. LinkedIn Learning.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. I see it a lot, especially with social learning and the wonderment of some vendors of adding a “discussion forum and text chat room&# as part of their solution. Even more important, a learning management system was a new concept, so having to ask for X, when your budget has always been Y, isn’t an easy sell, especially when ROI is discussed. E-Learning 24/7.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 For end users in the e-learning market, it is clear they are following the market. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology. E-Learning 24/7.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Social Learning?

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Over 98% do not have a true HTML5 player in their system that can run a 100% pure HTML5 course – which by the way, has nothing to do with the browser agnostic pitch they make about their system being optimized for the iPad. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). HTML5 Course, Player and iPad. E-Learning 24/7.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Over 98% do not have a true HTML5 player in their system that can run a 100% pure HTML5 course – which by the way, has nothing to do with the browser agnostic pitch they make about their system being optimized for the iPad. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). HTML5 Course, Player and iPad.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. E-Learning 24/7.

Gyrus Systems Selected for TrainingIndustry.com’s 2017 Gamification Watch List

Gyrus

Gyrus Systems , a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) vendor, announced today it has been selected as a 2017 Gamification Watch List company by Training Industry.com. “This year’s 2017 Top 20 Gamification Companies are leading the way in developing and implementing innovative gaming techniques to engage and improve the corporate learning experience,” said Ken Taylor, president of Training Industry, Inc. Richmond, VA · November 16, 2017.

BLP Wins Two 2015 Horizon Interactive Awards

Bottom-Line Performance

employees learn how to create secure passwords. Players must “blast” the bad passwords while letting the good passwords pass by. They created a multitude of interactive modules that fit within a one-stop-shop Security Toolkit designed to help our employees access and navigate our security resources and learning portals” said Bryan Langley, Global Security Manager at Cummins, Inc. Learn more and register here.

Knowledge Guru Adds Video, Adaptive Learning, Faster Speeds in Winter Release

Knowledge Guru

We collected customer needs and feedback to add new features that make Knowledge Guru a more powerful learning tool… all while improving load times and speed. Adaptive Learning. The Knowledge Guru database can now create a personalized learning experience for players based on their learning needs. Mini-games at the end of each World in the Quest game type pull questions that players missed on the first attempt.

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3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning

LearnDash

As an e-learning professional, there is no doubt that you have come across certain things in your career that would be of value to other e-learning professionals. Personally, I always encourage my fellow e-learning pros to share their knowledge, and more often than not, I am met with reluctance. When you write for the e-learning industry, you enter the realm of a select few who are willing to put their views out there for the rest of the world to see.

10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

10 Distance Learning Tools

Ed App

Distance learning serves as the best training solution for training managers who need to reach and train remote teams across different locations and time zones. These tools will also equally ensure that the learning materials are easily accessible and interactive for your learners.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

Virtual learning environments and other online learning platforms have become an increasingly essential part of today’s education and training landscapes, especially due to the recent pandemic. Nowadays, virtual learning environments come with varying capabilities.

BLP Wins 2015 Horizon Awards for Knowledge Guru Mobile and Custom Game-Based Solution

Knowledge Guru

employees learn how to create secure passwords. Players must “blast” the bad passwords while letting the good passwords pass by. They created a multitude of interactive modules that fit within a one-stop-shop Security Toolkit designed to help our employees access and navigate our security resources and learning portals” said Bryan Langley, Global Security Manager at Cummins, Inc. Learn more and register here.

10 Visual Learning Software

Ed App

Nowadays, the use of technology in supplementing training and education is widely used to engage users in their learning process, making training effective. Visual Learning Software #1 – EdApp. EdApp is an award-winning visual learning software perfect for training your teams.

How To Create An Online Language Learning Website Like Verbling

Pinlearn

With a CAGR of 18.7%, the online language learning market is expected to reach $21.2 It’s a rapidly growing market, mostly due to the globalization of economies and cost-effective online learning solutions going accessible to all. Besides, the ever-growing investment in the education sector and expansion of MNCs into diverse global locations are also responsible for this learning frenzy. Impact of COVID-19 on the online language learning market.

5 Effective Strategies for Gamification at Work

Hurix Digital

When done right, it makes training more successful as it makes learning more fun, more engaging, more immersive and more practical. Gamification makes learning difficult concepts easy and fun by allowing learners to exercise their skills in virtual settings before practicing them in real-time situations. To apply game mechanics to enterprise settings, it is important to first design game-based concepts and maps them to the learning and gamification objectives.

What Angry Birds Can Teach Us About Instructional Design

Mindflash

And how can learning and development pros tap into that stickiness to get people this excited about training programs? Here are five major elements of the game that translate well into training and learning programs: Angry Birds is easy to pick up and explore. There’s a very simple help menu if you need it, but most players don’t. You just start playing, and learn how to play in the process. Contrast that with many learning programs.

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10 Elearning Mobile Apps

Ed App

E-learning serves as an ideal training solution for organizations with dispersed teams across different locations and time zones – especially for those who have shifted to remote work during the pandemic. Highlights: Mobile learning. Learning metrics dashboard & reporting.

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. How Can L&D Professionals Create and Use eLearning Roadmaps to Build Highly Effective Learning Programs? Learning.

Application of Gamification in FMCG Industry

Ed App

The advent of big data, geo-marketing, and local delivery models has brought smaller players into the competition. They have been able to provide the same wholesome customer buying and servicing experience as the big industry players.

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. You’ve probably heard or even invested in new systems such as Learning Experience Platforms, Microlearning platforms, Collaborative Learning tools and Gamification tools …. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem?

5 Effective Ways Micro Content Can Boost your Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

What is micro content and how can it boost your mobile learning strategy? By definition, mobile learning uses portable devices like smartphones, tablets, audio players, or other handheld devices. And although it is always brief, micro content might come in many forms, including, though not limited to, labeled diagrams, checklists, infographics, flashcards, short quizzes, single animations, short learning videos, or slide shows. Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash.

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The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

Rhonda DeYoung, Senior Learning Experience Designer, Anthem, Inc. ADDIE is a tried and true method for making a training house a learning home.”. Content is then delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS). And is any learning delivered online through a computer or mobile device. Similarly, there’s also an LCMS = Learning Content Management System. Used to create, manage, and maintain learning content. CLO = Chief Learning Officer.

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

I will be posting a new article on Wednesday, which will include access to a course built 100% in HTML5, on a player in a LMS that supports 100% HTML5. The new article on a side note: focuses on emerging technology, but with a twist – something vendors in any e-learning space should be doing or exploring, but have not yet. I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. E-Learning 24/7.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. I have grouped them as follows: Section 1: I list the trends that help learners learn and, more significantly, apply this learning to show better performance or the required behavioral change.

All Jock Tamson's Bairns

Clive on Learning

All Jock Tamson's Bairns' was the strangest title yet for a conference on e-learning, and I must confess I never did find out what it meant. The conference was run by the eLearning Alliance , a non-profit group representing the e-learning community in Scotland, and was held in the very lovely city of Edinburgh. Kenny Henderson talked about the fine work they are doing with e-learning at BSkyB , the satellite TV company.

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

While there are a couple of vendors out there who have incorporated e-mail that can go to outside to people, rather than just within the learning management product, the overall space isn’t doing it. I see this as one of the most important features for any learning management system, open source or commercial. Innovation drives the market (regardless if it is e-learning or not). Mobile learning value is there, expands a system who offers extended enterprise.

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How Docebo 7.7 Helps You Amplify Digital Learning Experience to Produce Better Learning Outcomes

Docebo

To understand how technology will change the way people learn for the better, we must reflect as to how technology is changing the way we live. Personalized learning is one area of learning and development (L&D) that, until now, has been limited (and cumbersome) because the technology required to do it in an effective and meaningful way hasn’t been there. Support personalized learning paths for every learner. Updates to the Docebo LinkedIn Learning integration.

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

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact. Mobile Learning.