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.

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.

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Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

eLearning 24-7

This year’s Top 50 learning systems for 2018 is now out, and we are doing it a bit different this year. comparison of a system that focuses on SMB vs another that is SMB, rather than SMB vs. 50,000+ employees; equally, someone focusing only on B2B/B2C should be compared to other vendors only focused on B2B/B2C and not say comparing an internal only system to one that is B2B/B2C, because there will be some functionality differentials). E-Learning 24/7.

Congrats to our Top Learning Systems customers

Rustici Software

Here are some of the most recent lists and rankings that have come out: Craig Weiss’s Top Learning Systems for 2019. John Leh’s 2019 Talented Learning Awards. Fosway Group’s 9-Grid for Learning Systems. Without further ado, let’s hear it for our customers named on Craig Weiss’ Top Learning Systems for 2019 list! Claiming a spot on one of his annual Best of Lists is a coveted thing for learning tech providers. 3 eLogic Learning.

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Cheering for clients named a Top Learning System by Craig Weiss

Rustici Software

As part two of our series celebrating our clients recent wins, we’re sharing insight our customers included in Craig Weiss’s “Top Learning Systems for 2018.” Craig’s E-Learning 24/7 blog is read by eLearning professionals around the world to help inform their technology purchasing decisions. Craig’s “Top Learning Systems for 2018” lists the top 50 learning systems by rank. SumTotal is a major player in the LMS space.

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Top 10 LXPs for 2020

eLearning 24-7

Can compete with any learning system out there, by the way. You have to login to use the extension capability (but you need to do that with any system that offers an extension). Spark is their key system here, and will work for nearly everyone. Definite a player to come.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? The industry does not have one standard that everyone uses and thus makes the entire e-learning world’s content/courses compliant. . CMI-5 is the new player in town (I’ll get to that in a bit). But SCORM is still a dominant player out there and to assume that it is resting in a nice funeral plot or will be, I think is jumping way ahead. to add xAPI. . E-Learning 24/7.

Course Standards: Where R We Heading?

eLearning 24-7

Will xAPI be the one standard that is “the” standard? The industry does not have one standard that everyone uses and thus makes the entire e-learning world’s content/courses compliant. . CMI-5 is the new player in town (I’ll get to that in a bit). But SCORM is still a dominant player out there and to assume that it is resting in a nice funeral plot or will be, I think is jumping way ahead. to add xAPI. . E-Learning 24/7.

“We’re moving from instructor-led training to eLearning. Where do we start?”

Rustici Software

SCORM Cloud Dispatch helps you deliver your courses to other LMSs or learning systems while hosting your content in your SCORM Cloud account. SCORM 2004 (2nd, 3rd and 4th Editions), xAPI, cmi5 and AICC.

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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Expanding the problems we solve for our customers

Rustici Software

Some folks may think, “You’re the SCORM people”, others may be more specific, “You build and sell the Rustici Engine product” (following it up with all of the learning standards we support), and others still may think of us as “ SCORM Cloud ” and all that entails. Rustici Software provides the technical foundation that connects learning platforms, content and reporting tools together. In a lot of ways, 2019 is business as usual at Rustici Software.

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

eLearning 24-7

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”?

Findanlms.com and Trend Lines

eLearning 24-7

As noted you can schedule demos, send RFPs/use cases to vendors in the system (those who have prem accounts). If you do find a system or systems in Findanlms, I ask that you let them know you found them via findanlms – by doing so, it will continue with my goal of a collaborative and enriching experience. . Okay, so you are starting to explore looking for a learning system. CD2 Learning (Top 50), Biz Library, Kokm, springest go, Learnosphere, UpsideLMS.

Top 10 LXPs for 2019-2020

eLearning 24-7

are from 2019, and knowing (well I do) some changes in the space with a few vendors in 2020, their will likely be a couple of key players that make an impact in 2020, because of their rollout (i.e. new, but has done other things in the e-learning industry) or they are switching over to an LXP, formally an LMS, or they are rolling out their own LXP (they already have an LMS too). . Best of all, the FindAnLMS concierge program is now included with every system on the search engine.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly. You can learn more about Michael here.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). The resulting podcast is titled “ The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems ” but speaks to a more basic question: Does your organization even need an LMS? For instance: How are modern learning management systems different?

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Every other e-learning tool today has higher SaaS than one sector – authoring tools. Publish to xAPI – does it work with your LMS? That whole adaptive learning thing you hear pitched from vendors is somewhat misleading. Micro-learning or micro learning (both are appropriate terms – I prefer micro-learning) not relevant. Gomo learning. Adobe Captivate – Learning curve is an understatement. E-Learning 24/7.

Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

What some folks will do, vendor wise, is tie-in the skills driven angle with their system itself or within the KRT. So the whole notion of someone’s system being skill driven only as something new is a stretch. When a vendor does this, the “must complete it” it tells me they were/are unaware of why WBT and online learning was designed in the first place. as the key indicators for DL (aka as machine learning in the consumer world). Add learning. .

Are we there yet? Latest Trends in the LMS/LP Industry

eLearning 24-7

Learning Platforms for me have become a separate entity within the entire learning system marketplace. Learning platforms usually focus on the SMB market, with small being important – but as you will see – staying with something that works, well, why do it when there is money in those large companies – money I say! Sure, there will be times that a Big Dog vendor will align to your needs, but remember they are not the only players in town.

LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

It was here where I had a learning experience. This, the learning experience, is why I feel the term is the wrong term, as noted previously for learning engagement platforms, and why I prefer and will use the term LEP instead. After all, your learners are engaging in some manner with the content, not as a learning experience – which you know my dogs do when they bark at anyone or anything near my house. . Learning Environment. xAPI as my top three.

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State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Friendly – It has taken a bit of time, but go anywhere and you will see “Responsive” and “HTML5″ xAPI – Another why wasn’t this done a year ago for many vendors? If you are an authoring tool, regardless if you identify yourself as “mobile learning authoring tool” or not, you should be one – and not try to be many things. Learning games in the authoring tool product. E-Learning 24/7.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story. Microlearning has nothing to do with learning.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends? What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? “Digital learning campaigns.