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.

Learning System Forecasts 2019

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Who would have guessed that VR would be on wobbly ground in the corporate learning space for the majority of verticals? Who would have thought that too many folks still think xAPI is open for debate, but CMI-5 seems to make sense? Who would have seen that Amazon is working on a commercial LMS, which based on the background of the person running Learning Products, doesn’t really point towards an LMS like you know the term actually means (I’ll get to that shortly)?

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Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

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I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Simply speaking the systems are becoming extremely similar, with only minor differences. vILT – The instructor/presenter/trainer appears via a web conferencing tool through the system, or on some other virtual tool/system, and conducts the session online. It is a new term in the e-learning space. . E-Learning 24/7.

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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! He is currently helping companies understand if the money they are spending on their learning and development programs is making an impact. Tell me about the Watershed mission and vision as it relates to xAPI and LRS. . How are experience platforms like EdCast utilizing xAPI?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

saturated market, we’ve designed. 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.

Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

eLearning 24-7

Back by popular demand, the top 50 Learning Systems for 2019. 17th, will cover the Top 10 systems. Every vendor, with the exception of Blackboard (who is coming soon) can be found on FindAnLMS.com , my learning system search engine platform, an independent and trusted source to search, compare and engage with vendors in the learning system space. 49 Blackboard Learn (Corporate). #48 42 Persona Learning Management. #41 Robust system.

xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

Meridian

In the training world, we were introduced to SCORM from an initiative that arose in 1999, led by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). Fast forward 20 years, and we are seeing the beginnings of a sea of change being led by xAPI. xAPI, like SCORM before it, started from a DoD and ADL 2011 initiative. Two years later, the xAPI 1.0 Well, if you were in marketing and thought that, you’d probably be out of a job!

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Podcast Episode 8: The Business Benefits of xAPI – With Mike Rustici

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 8 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 8 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: The first version of xAPI was released 5 years ago. Yet many learning professionals still aren’t sure what it is or how it works. What is the relationship between xAPI and learning measurement? SCORM and xAPI are perfect examples.

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Top 20 Learning Systems for 2020

eLearning 24-7

Okay, this is the continuation of the Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020. Below are the Top 20 Learning Systems (of those Top 50). . Unless otherwise noted, all of the systems can be found on Findanlms.com. Very rare in the learning system space, let alone SEP.

Moving and receiving xAPI data in an LRS rich environment

Experience API

As you build your xAPI ecosystem, you’ll likely compile a number of LRSs. Developing a strategy for moving and receiving xAPI data between LRSs becomes essential, which is why our CEO TJ outlined tactical steps for doing just that during his recent xAPI Cohort presentation. He’s giving a talk on xAPI at DevLearn this Friday, “ xAPI 201: Move from Experimentation to Mastery.” ” Where does xAPI data come from? Send xAPI data.

Degreed Definitions: Getting Started with xAPI (Part 2)

Degreed

Part one of our 2-part xAPI series taught us the basics of Experience API (xAPI) including the definition and how it works between systems. This post will explore getting started with xAPI and the data that comes with it! If you’re an L&D professional (not a vendor), you have many options in getting xAPI enabled in your organization without doing much, if any, coding work. You simply need to ask your vendor if and how they support xAPI.

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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.

Top 10 Learning Systems for 2019

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The downside to this, is I wasn’t able to listen to Death Cab for Cutie (a band), but on the upside, I learned that this person was one of the first 100 employees ever to work at Microsoft. First, when our discussion turned to machine learning, he said, “People forget that computers are really dumb,” and in the end of everything, its all binary – i.e. 1’s and 0s. Then you authenticate your e-mail address and then jump into the system.

Platinum Picks for 2021

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Platinum is an award that says “okay, you have a good system, but you know what, there are some things there, that take you to a whole new level, an upper tier than the rest of the industry.” Nor does it mean that you are the best in selling your system or marketing it.

FindAnLMS – The New Learning System Search Platform from Craig Weiss

eLearning 24-7

A new type of search, find, assess, engage platform where buyers and all types of learning system providers can connect. Because it is more than the usual search directory for learning systems, I thought it would make sense to go in more depth on the platform, how it will work, who is in it (as of August 23rd), how to register (hold off until Sept. After logging into the system, you will see your home dashboard along with some options on the left hand.

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.

Top 10 LXPs for 2020

eLearning 24-7

After the top 10, I dive into some greater details about the LXP market, where I see it going, what caused this, and what you need to recognize. . By far the most feature-rich LXP on the market by a wide margin. Can compete with any learning system out there, by the way.

Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

eLearning 24-7

One of the areas that always gain interest and usage are open source systems, that is to say, free open source code (some are not), to which any organization, company, educational setting, government and so forth can build their own system (often noted as home-grown) and do what they wish with it.

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. New year.

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?

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.

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.” ” At every turn, new issues, opportunities and solutions have been vying for the market’s attention. 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?

Corporate Forecasts for 2018 (E and I)

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And now onto the Corporate forecasts for 2018, for e-learning and immersive learning. Learning Systems. Micro-learn systems with content that is short, video, text, PDFs slowly increase. While some micro-learn systems pitch the content as a “course”, I think that will be a stretch. Content added to a learning system at no additional charge. Learning Engagement Platforms grow dramatically. E-Learning 24/7.

Total Learning in Action: tessello 3.0 from Brightwave by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Next-generation learning agency Brightwave has released a significant update to its total learning system tessello. Harnessing xAPI technology, tessello’s latest release includes new features such as structured learning pathways and event- booking modules, making the system one of the first on the market to combine formal learning with social, coaching, and.

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What to Expect in a Channel Partner LMS

Talented Learning

Instead, you must draw them into your learning environment and give them a good reason to stay. As an independent learning tech consultant, I know it pays to choose a system that fulfills your unique partner training requirements. But with more than 1000 available learning systems, how do you find the best solution for your particular needs? How does that translate into system requirements? Plus, updating content in other systems is a nightmare.

Halloween Edition – Tricks and Treats

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What is also frightening though to me, and people who know me can attest, very few haunted or creepy stuff scares me, are the amount of bad systems, bad content, erroneous information being presented to folks, looking to find the right solutions for the learning and training needs in the exciting world of e-learning. A revamped UI and enhanced UX, to enable you (the end-user) to search, explore, view and contact the best learning systems in the world.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

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Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? ” I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. The industry does not have one standard that everyone uses and thus makes the entire e-learning world’s content/courses compliant. . Look at how many people haven’t jumped over to xAPI – and that has been around for a few years. . to add xAPI. .

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

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Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? ” I see this with marketing pitches, “course compliance standard, or compliance standard,” – no, no it is not. The industry does not have one standard that everyone uses and thus makes the entire e-learning world’s content/courses compliant. . Look at how many people haven’t jumped over to xAPI – and that has been around for a few years. . to add xAPI. .

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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LearnDash Named One of the Top LMSs of 2020

LearnDash

In a year when online learning has become more essential than ever , we’re thrilled to be recognized for the quality of our platform. Their three main criteria included learning methodology support, SCORM compliance, and mobile learning capability. Learning methodology support.

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Celebrating what the best learning platforms have in common

Rustici Software

Working with 35% of the Top 20 Learning Systems named by Craig Weiss. First up is Craig Weiss’s Top 50 Learning Systems for 2020 ( rankings #50-#40 ), ( rankings #39-#21 ) and Top 20. Supporting 20% of the Fosway’s Learning System 9-Grid winners.

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

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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”?

Yay for our clients who are Fosway’s 9-Grid winners

Rustici Software

Fosway Group is a leading European HR Analyst focused on Next Gen HR, Talent and Learning. 9-Grid is a five dimensional market analysis model that is used to understand the relative position of solutions and providers in the learning and talent systems market. Performance – comprising market performance and customer performance. Future Trajectory – the impact of trends in the market, related to a vendor’s Performance and Potential.

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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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2020 – The Year of the Hub

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The game changer in the industry, whereas every spoke is interconnected with the central component, the learning system. The Learning System can be an LMS, a Digital Learning Platform (formally known as an LXP), Learning Platform, Sales Enablement Platform, Employee Engagement Platform and so on. . The Center entity though is the main system. Learning System Connector . Now, could one system handle both? System(s).

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.

Why do searches on e-Learning terms drop dramatically?

Challenge to Learn

Searches on Google on some e-Learning related terms are dropping year by year: searches on Instructional design for example dropped by 80% since 2005. Is this a decline in interest for e-Learning or is a signal for something else? I do not believe it is a declining interest in e-Learning. The e-Learning market is over 50 billion and is growing with double digits each year. The same thing is now happening in e-Learning. e-Learning

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