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.

NexGen Tier2 Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

A year ago I wrote about NexGen functionality in any learning system. This is to say, that any learning system vendor who tells you they are NexGen, should have Tier 1 functionality (in its entirety or at least 60% of it). With the strong growth of Learning Engagement Platforms, LMS vendors (who make up the largest segment in the learning system space) are diving in head first and adding more LEP capabilities. Learning Ecosystem Overdrive.

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In Case You Missed It – Here Are Our 3 Learning Technologies UK 2020 Highlights

Docebo

Learning Technologies UK 2020 was a fantastic experience – we were blown away by all of the great conversations and meetings we had with talented professionals working across L&D, HR, and performance management. Every year, our profession grows and progresses, and Learning Technologies is a great moment to reflect on where we are. Ahead of #LT20, we were delighted to be identified as a ‘Core Leader’ in Fosway Group’s 2020 9-Grid for Learning Systems.

Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

For more than five years, I’ve been talking and writing nonstop about the business value of extended enterprise learning. In fact, today I’m doubling down on my advice about investing in extended enterprise learning solutions. What Makes Extended Enterprise Learning Such a Smart Move? Other Reasons to Embrace Extended Enterprise Learning. Why Is Extended Enterprise Learning Gaining Steam Now? Key Developments in Extended Enterprise Learning.

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. learning.

Connecting learning technologies through functional hubs

Rustici Software

The learning landscape has changed a lot over the last several years. The traditional, straightforward model with content that goes into one system with a report built at the end is outdated. System access. You can just start trying it with the tools already in your systems list.

Toward Learning Systems: The Rise of the Learning Experience Platform

Training Industry

Toward Learning Systems: The Rise of the Learning Experience Platform - Read more by Hope Williams on Training Industry. Uncategorized learning experience platform learning platforms Learning Technologies Outsourcing

MOOCs and Adaptive Learning Technologies

Your Training Edge

Two of the biggest promises of CBT have been universal access to education (especially with the growth of online and mobile technologies) and adaptive learning—the ability to personalize learning experiences for individuals. Now, with massive open online courses (MOOCs) continuing to proliferate and new adaptive learning technologies popping up, it looks like 2014 might be the year these two promises are finally realized, together. What is adaptive learning?

LMS Awards Just Got Better: A New Way to Celebrate Learning Systems Excellence

Talented Learning

As 2018 draws to a close, the technology awards season is in full swing. So I’m not surprised when Talented Learning fans ask me when we’ll announce our annual LMS Awards. Why is this a good time to rethink the way we recognize learning systems excellence? We want to reflect those changes and provide more value to both learning systems buyers and sellers. Exactly 5 years ago, we opened the doors at Talented Learning.

The Future of Performance Optimization: Integration of Knowledge Management and Learning Systems

mLevel

It doesn’t take a data scientist to help us understand how much information is lost during and immediately after traditional learning experiences. The best customer experience occurs when the knowledge has been learned yet resources are available at a moments notice with the “latest” product and procedure update. Transform your learning content into digestible activities. Learning Learning Technologies User Experience Learning & Development

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!

A Sneak-Peek into Traditional Learning Systems

CommLab India

Check this blog to get an insight on some facts of traditional learning systems. Learning Technology LMS

Learning Thursday #10 – The Many Acronyms of Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Learning Thursday is a blog series that features a new L&D article every other week along with discussion points. Check out the last Learning Thursday here. Have you ever noticed how many acronyms there are in the learning and development industry? Every instructional design model, every teaching method, and every new flavor of learning technology has an acronym. Take learning technology vendors for example.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update. In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. Interest in learning systems remains strong.

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AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.” 3) Learning Analytics.

Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 31 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To find out more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 31 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: The learning technology world moves so fast, it can be hard for practitioners to stay ahead of the curve. For example, today we welcome a leader in the open source learning community, Brian Carlson , Co-Founder and CEO of eThink Education.

How to design a micro-learning system for your organisation in 6 easy steps

QuoDeck

Designing a learning system for any organisation is a critical task. Not to forget, coordinating and collaborating with different entities like Learning Consultant, Human Resources, IT and so on. Ladies and Gentlemen, presenting … The INCITE Micro-learning Framework – a step-by-step framework to help you design a Micro-Learning system for any organisation’s training need. Understanding the objective of the micro-learning system.

Elliott Masie’s Learning Systems & Tools ‘17 Takeaways

Growth Engineering

Dig into my 6 tasty takeaways from Elliott Masie’s Learning Systems & Tools ’17. I reveal how these learning tips and trends can help you unleash superheroes. I had little time to ponder the finer details of Pointillism – I was headed straight to Elliott Masie’s Learning Systems & Tools conference. The event promised to be an illuminating occasion focusing on the learning industry’s hot topics and emerging trends.

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Podcast Episode 1: How Learning Systems Advisory Services Add Value – With John Llamas

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO THE MAIDEN VOYAGE OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! Do you want to learn from experts about how to achieve more with learning solutions that serve employees, customers, channel partners and others in your organization’s value chain? On a regular basis, I’ll be interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – vendor executives, consultants, customers and more.

Learning Technology Trends in 2016

OpenSesame

Each year, the research firm Brandon Hall conducts a study across the Learning Technology industry to discover trends, desires, and new technology in the business. The top goal of organizations is to explore new technology. As the world becomes more connected through social media and online forums, almost half of the companies surveyed are looking for social and collaborative tools in their online learning. Current learning technology is second-rate.

How to Build a Business Case for Learning Technology | A Business Value Flowchart

Degreed

Traditional learning measurement tools, like Kirkpatrick’s training evaluation model or Brinkerhoff’s success case method, don’t work for technology investments. They treat learning like an event. More and more, learning is happening outside formal training. And there isn’t necessarily a “before and after” with learning technology. Meanwhile, IT and finance executives already have a well-established toolkit for evaluating technology investments.

Maximize Your Learning Platform’s Potential With These Integrations

Docebo

Let’s get something clear – great cloud-based software doesn’t operate in a silo – and your learning platform ( LMS + Social Learning ) is no exception. Your learning technology must slot in naturally with your existing tech stack to help you to work more efficiently, keep learners engaged, and establish a robust and connected SaaS ecosystem that improves your business. What would a sales team do without their CRM system? Learning Impact.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. MOBILE LEARNING.

Learning Pool’s revolutionary Learning Experience Platform -LXP- making waves on the 2020 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems

Learning Pool

Learning Pool is thrilled to announce that it has entered Fosway’s prestigious 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems as Potential Challenger on a forward trajectory, recognizing the company’s acceleration in growth and performance over the last 12 months. The Fosway 9-Grid™ is a leading, five-dimensional market analysis model that assesses the position of different solutions and providers in the European Learning market. About Learning Pool.

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Massive open online courses are transforming learning technology. These courses are now used by professionals and more senior people to learn new topics as well. The MOOC industry began with a strong focus on excellent content and the delivery of a complete and integrated learning environment. Companies such as Blackboard, CBT Systems — now Skillsoft — Saba and Docent were born. Our learning environments are pretty far behind.

10 Ways to Lose at Selling Learning Systems: For LMS Vendors

Talented Learning

It’s hard to believe nearly two years have passed since I last shared tips for selling learning systems. This year, in addition to launching “The Talented Learning Show” podcast, writing 20 in-depth articles, hosting 5 webinars and developing several commissioned industry reports, we’ve been up to our eyeballs in an endless series of comprehensive LMS selection assignments. Selling learning systems is never easy.

Top 11 Learning Technology Trends from LTSF 2019

Leo Learning

LEO Learning recently attended Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2019 at the ExCeL in London. The one-day event is a follow-up to Learning Technologies, Europe’s biggest L&D expo, and saw LEO Learning exhibiting alongside sister companies PeopleFluent, gomo and Instilled LXP. Top Learning Technology Trends of 2019. David Kelly, Executive Director at eLearning Guild, gave a talk called ‘Learning Trends’.

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Top 11 Learning Technology Trends from LTSF 2019

gomo learning

We recently attended Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2019 at the ExCeL in London. The one-day event is a follow-up to Learning Technologies, Europe’s biggest L&D expo, and saw gomo exhibiting alongside sister companies LEO Learning, Instilled LXP and PeopleFluent. As well as demonstrating our eLearning authoring tool on our stand, we also explored the conference to discover the latest learning technology trends from industry experts.

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The Near Future of Learning Technology is Here

Degreed

Digital technology is creating a huge opportunity to elevate the learning and talent development function from a distraction to a driver of business results. The difference between the disruptors and the disrupted is what the organization does with the technology available. The live, one-hour discussion will explore urgent questions about learning systems, such as: How are requirements for learning technology changing.

Intrepid Learning Solutions Launches Independent SaaS Learning Technology Company by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Intrepid Learning to focus exclusively on its award-winning cloud-based technology business built around its flagship. Learning Hub and Corporate MOOC solutions. Blended Learning Learning Systems Management Training Strategies

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. Big Data analytics can help us make well-informed decisions about the learning programs that we develop.

Leadership Training at Aetna using an Online, Connected Learning Technology Platform #ICELW Concurrent Session Notes

Learning Visions

And we know that people learn best when learning from each other. In Conjunction with CorpU , Aetna created a Connected Learning system: Collaborative Online Learning 1-1 and Team Coaching Quarterly Meetings Small Group Meetings Leading Minds Speaker Series Execution Workshops Used an online platform (CorpU) to execute and curate this program. They didn''t want to be in compliance tracking world, but instead to focus on collaborative learning environment.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

1) What can associations learn about member education from other sources of professional development? Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. But associations are uniquely compelling because community-driven social learning is part of the association experience. However, they can digest learning content in short bursts. 9) Let’s talk about technology. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

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. How does it improve learning analytics?

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Podcast 20: Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – With Donald H. Taylor

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 20 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. But as an analyst , I need and want to understand everything that drives the business of learning. Don is one of the best-known voices in the global learning community. Since 2010, he has served as chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute. Want to Learn More?

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. Learning is all about the interactions we have across all facets of our lives: we talk to people, we listen to what they’re saying, and then aim to apply or consider the insights that person is bestowing upon us (and vice-versa).

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. Why Are Continuing Education Systems Special? WBT Systems. eLogic Learning.