Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Moodle - Whether you like it or not, the system still reigns supreme for free open source. Open Elms – The first free open source LMS, geared specifically for business. If your LMS isn’t on the top twenty list, don’t fret, one of the following has occurred. It is in the top 50 (Names were posted in the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin group and will be re-posted later this week). – another five systems debuted. 14 Absorb LMS - Very slick UI.
SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?
MAY 16, 2011
In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? The first thing to realize is that SharePoint is not an out of the box solution, nor turnkey by any stretch of the imagination. For social learning, this slew of items – documents, files, etc.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013. Still listed as a social learning management system, they have made some new strides that really work for me. Support of the iPad, thus mobile learning. Charging to remove their name of the system. 9 Absorb LMS. The system is still very strong and they have updated their UI. 7 eLogic Learning. Social learning.
Making the best use of the Learning Management System
AUGUST 20, 2015
The Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application/platform for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of training courses. When properly set up and used, the system controls every part of learning course. It’s a huge help in ensuring that learners focus on what they need to (learning) without the tech getting in the way. Setting up the LMS: Learning Made Simple! Learning trends
Top 10 LMSs of 2015
JANUARY 27, 2015
Discounts when you buy their LMS. Several vendors are offering discounts, if you decide to purchase their LMS. A few of the vendors are offering at least 10% off the price of the system. Below are the vendors who offering some type of discount if you end up buying the system. eLogic Learning. Example: Mobile Learning. If you had all three and a manager/instructor view, more points. What about SharePoint? But the system makes up for it.
Top Social Learning LMS Features
JANUARY 27, 2016
But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response.
A comparison between LMS and CMS
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
LMS and CMS are obviously both TLA (Three Letter Acronyms) — but is there any other similarity, and can we use one in place of the other? Microsoft’s “ Sharepoint ” is an example of the former. For others, you’ll need a genuine LMS.
Competentum launches ShareKnowledge LMS 3.1 for Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff
Learning Solutions Magazine
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-5, Competentum launches the newest, most advanced learning. management system (LMS) based on Microsoft® Corporation’s SharePoint® 2010 and 2007 versions, that is specifically. designed for corporate e-Learning. Tags: Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social Media Tools
Gamification of Courses v’s Gamification of an LMS: A Need-based Decision!
JUNE 9, 2016
Gamification in eLearning brings in an effective yet informal learning environment which helps the learners practice real-life situations and challenges in an engaging environment. It also helps the learners retain the information better, because they had fun while in the process of learning. Gamification of Courses v’s Gamification of an LMS. When a course is gamified, it works in isolation, whereas gamification of an LMS applies gamification to all actions.
#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid
OCTOBER 14, 2015
I recall at ATD this past year, a vendor who was trying to sell people ahead of time their LMS. This is a system that has a lot of potential, but still lacking a few key items in the areas of classroom management, compliance, gamification (no leaderboard), event management and so on. If you are willing to wait it out, until many of features I would find useful (and in many cases standard among the LMS space), then this is a system to explore.
Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?
JANUARY 10, 2017
Electronic Performance Support Systems (Interesting fact: Google was founded in September 1998.). There are really two groups of learning trends to watch in 2017. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Older systems tended to make people motion sick very quickly.
What to Do With a Broken LMS
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Dated learning and management systems may seem to be more trouble than they’re worth, but deciding whether to buy or build a new system requires leaders to consider all the angles. But many of these systems were conceived in the 1990s and are showing their age.
Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets
JANUARY 24, 2011
They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. They have an LMS but not an LCMS. And they currently manage all of this using what I’ve seen at a lot of companies: network drives, naming conventions, some SharePoint. A long time ago, the goal of an LCMS was to help to manage all of these kinds of assets. They also handle asset management, but I really have not been seeing the kind of large scale adoption of LCMS products for that purpose.
Final Post Analysis of #HRTechConf 2015
OCTOBER 23, 2015
A big expo with several LMS vendors along with a few HR focused vendors who had a “learning component” to their systems. Lots of interesting stuff happening over in the HR space, but this analysis is all about our beloved e-learning and thus wonderful LMS flying machines (anyone see that movie? They go with m-learning philosophy of you opening up your mobile browser and going right to the site. Talent Pool comes with the learning product.
Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?
OCTOBER 5, 2012
I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. Learnist describes itself as a tool for “people helping other people learn. Learn something, teach something.”
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Strategy" Fails Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. Learning apps. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6.
LMS and Social Learning
MARCH 31, 2009
As a follow on to the discussion of social learning and formal learning in Long Live … great post by BJ Schone - Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? I constantly hear people (across many organizations) complain about their learning management system (LMS).
Introducing Inkling for Enterprise: The World’s Only All-in-One Enterprise Content Platform
JANUARY 26, 2016
Inkling replaces binders, PDFs, and file-sharing platforms like SharePoint® with an integrated, searchable knowledge repository. Inkdocs can be searched and viewed within Inkling, or embedded into third-party systems including learning management systems like SuccessFactors® and Cornerstone® OnDemand, where they replace traditional SCORM and other media formats.
Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.
APRIL 1, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? A system developed by which statistics were recorded and bets placed.
‘Konnect’ to Liberate Learning from LMS
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
How do organizations track the progress of learning? Isn’t it a challenge especially given that there are not many players in the market focusing on learning big data analytics? The solution liberates learning from LMS.
How to Connect Training to a Company’s Digital Culture
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Integration projects will specifically require input from people coming from different sides of the business (Training manager/HR, Procurement officer, IT manager, etc.). The CrossKnowledge Learning Suite integrates with Microsoft Sharepoint 2013 to bring learning to the forefront. .
Do you know your E-learning Buckets?
APRIL 3, 2013
I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning. This is because I recently had to go through the process of understanding what salary you pay someone who is an e-learning developer. This is because everyone has a different idea of what e-learning is and what it takes to develop it. So if you tell me you are an e-learning expert, it means nothing to me. The term e-learning covers a wide swath of teaching and learning using digital media.
Simplicity in Learning
MARCH 10, 2015
“If one is good, more must be better” The world is looking toward simplicity, in architecture, in art, in writing and in our lives but… L&D is still looking for the LMS that will do everything except wash your dishes. “Micro-Learning” is HUGE.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool.
eLearning Portal Integration
OCTOBER 13, 2009
These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization. Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal. Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal. In the post What Goes in the LMS?
Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia
APRIL 27, 2011
In Brandon Hall’s research, haven’t talked to a single LMS vendor who is NOT adding these tools. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. Wanted to make learning “an everyday event”.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. Lots of managers will choose to look the other way. So in 2010, you are going to be asked to produce faster, lower cost learning solutions.
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. No one learns alone either. Social and informal learning are the hottest trends in corporation learning and development.
The 3 Major Pitfalls of Static Content
JULY 8, 2016
There’s no shortage of options when it comes to enterprise technology aimed at helping employees learn, communicate, and share static content. There is email, chats, intranets, wikis, training universities, SharePoint, content repositories, file sync and shares, and other proprietary solutions… the list goes on and on. No matter which distribution system you’re using — LMS, CMS, or email — these systems simply store or link to static PDF, Word, and PPT files. .
What Can You Expect in 2013?
JANUARY 10, 2013
Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning. There are also social learning games.
Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0
APRIL 7, 2010
With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc.
Are apps the future of e-learning?
Clive on Learning
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
How well can they be applied to a learning context? The point is, would you want the content to be packaged up in individual apps or accessed from a gateway app (like iTunes, iBooks or YouTube or a full-scale LMS) that provides a library of content? But if you were devoting your efforts to learning one thing in particular (speaking better Spanish, improving basic literacy/numeracy, how to close sales, etc.)
Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild
DECEMBER 17, 2014
There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. And we see a trend to provide more options for learning within the work environment and the workflow. Talent management options match up people with competencies, identify gaps -- allows you to improve in your current job or prepare for the next one. Content needs to managed and curated.