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Keeping Up - April's Big Question

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It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

Old-school LMS companies (like SumTotal , Plateau , Learn.com , GeoLearning and Certpoint ) were acquired by much larger talent and HR-suite providers like SAP/SuccessFactors , Infor , Oracle and IBM. Bolted-on” (vs integral) mobile, social and commerce functionality.

LMS State of Affairs

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United States – Biggest player. Social. It can offer mobile learning with responsive and on/off synch, social with vast capabilities, gamification, curation, LRS or Tin Can, PENS (type of compliance standard), video courses, video converter and much more. Many people are only aware of the bigger names such as Cornerstone, Saba, SuccessFactors, Oracle Learn, Infor and Sum Total. Social learning? 620 and counting. . Learning Systems. Learning Platforms.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

For B2B companies Oracle, SAP, Jive, Cisco, Pearson and Salesforce, gamification has emerged as a key element in their consumerization of the enterprise strategy. Furthermore, “ One global community site, for example, raised Facebook engagement by 92 percent, discussions/comments by nearly 300 percent and social network traffic by 90 percent through a badge and challenge-centric gamified system. Have you ever been gamified?

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

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Anyway, social exists in the platform, along with a built in authoring tool and the system is SCORM course standard. . I should note that Saba is another HCM possible player, and that the majority of their customers also buy two modules (learning and performance). Social arrived late for them as well. . Oracle Taleo. If you are an Oracle customer, you can interface or API with many LMS vendors in the market. Welcome, welcome all!

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Instead of dismissing the LMS altogether, I think people mean to say that they have had it with big, boring, complex, expensive, talent management LMS systems that look like databases, are socially unaware and ignore informal learning. #14

Learning Systems for 2018 (#25 to #16)

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You will have a lot of filter options to choose from, from selecting Top 10, 20, 50 to functionality including Administration options (not an entire list, just several), learning environment, social, gamification, security, compliance and so forth. . Here it begins. Oh wait. Here it starts.

LEP/LXP RFP Template

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Course Player is not a Popup (thus requiring the learner to turn off a popup blocker). Then a forth variable of social or whatever comes next. Social. One last note, social playlists are showing up in the LEP space, but it is not universal.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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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. Well, besides the players who already are what I deem pure TM vendors, a couple of new kids are entering the space (or already are in the space) to compete. HTML5 Course, Player and iPad.

LMS Market – An inside scoop

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Many have excellent solutions and features that can match anyone and in some cases surpass the larger players. Many are less expensive, yet do not have less features – they see real value with emerging technology and social learning/social media. A good portion of LMSs can integrate or interface with ERP solutions, such as SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle and integrate with HRIS systems.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Adobe’s move to stop developing Flash Player plug-ins for mobile web browsers set a BIG BALL in motion that quelled the desire for many Instructional Designers to use pure Flash or popular rapid development tools outputting Flash-based content as their unified content delivery strategy. Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

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HRIS integration – At one time systems said ERP integration with SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft for example, now the new buzz: HRIS integration – Lawson. Social learning – snooze fest, but few vendors now offering Facebook SSO and Twitter integration. People often ask me why I seem to dog the big players in the space, ala SumTotal, Cornerstone and alike. The reasons include: They aren’t the only players in town.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

LMS and performance management companies started merging and then the big HR/talent players acquired them. Oracle acquired Taleo who had acquired Learn.com and the list goes on. Cloud LMS solutions are easy-to-use, modern, mobile, social and incredibly affordable.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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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. Besides the players who already are what I deem pure TM vendors, a couple of new kids are entering the space (or already are in the space) to compete. They are an ERP system founded by the guy who started Peoplesoft and then eventually sold it to Oracle.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

This voluntary learning mindset is why successful extended enterprise solutions often include tools that blend marketing, business strategy, content development and promotion, social engagement, customer relationship management, ecommerce and more.