Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

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I’ll be the first to admit, that I was not a big fan of the previous versions of the Plateau system. After viewing the Plateau TMS, my concerns in one area have been eliminated, in others, not so much. Plateau LMS is a Talent Management System, made up of four modules. Plateau Learning. Plateau Performance. Plateau Career and Succession. Plateau Compensation. Front end (what the end user sees) UI – A giant Kudos to Plateau.

SuccessFactors Acquires Plateau: Accelerating a Global Powerhouse

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today SuccessFactors announced the acquisition of Plateau, enabling the company to enter the learning management systems market with a bang. Read more» The post SuccessFactors Acquires Plateau: Accelerating a Global Powerhouse appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Plateau successfactorsAt the same time the company announced Q1 revenue growth of 51% year-to-year, raised its guidance for the year, and announced its first-ever profitable quarter.

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SuccessFactors Acquires Plateau: Accelerating a Global Powerhouse

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today SuccessFactors announced the acquisition of Plateau, enabling the company to enter the learning management systems market with a bang. Read more» The post SuccessFactors Acquires Plateau: Accelerating a Global Powerhouse appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Plateau successfactorsAt the same time the company announced Q1 revenue growth of 51% year-to-year, raised its guidance for the year, and announced its first-ever profitable quarter.

My Conversation with Paul Sparta: Update on Plateau, SAP, and SuccessFactors

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today I had a chat with Paul Sparta , the founder of Plateau and one of the key product leaders at SuccessFactors and now SAP. Read more» The post My Conversation with Paul Sparta: Update on Plateau, SAP, and SuccessFactors appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

My Conversation with Paul Sparta: Update on Plateau, SAP, and SuccessFactors

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Today I had a chat with Paul Sparta , the founder of Plateau and one of the key product leaders at SuccessFactors and now SAP. Read more» The post My Conversation with Paul Sparta: Update on Plateau, SAP, and SuccessFactors appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. HR Systems LMS, LCMS Talent Management paul sparta Plateau successfactorsPaul, who’s current title is Chief Integration Officer, shared some important thoughts with me which I felt were worth publishing.

SuccessFactors Q2 2011 Financials – Plateau Moves to SaaS Focus

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

SuccessFactors just announced another stellar quarter (48% YTY growth in revenues, 42% YTY growth in billings), and the CEO Lars Dalgaard talked extensively about the company’s progress with the acquisitions of Infohrm, Cubetree, Jambok, and Plateau. Read more» The post SuccessFactors Q2 2011 Financials – Plateau Moves to SaaS Focus appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

SuccessFactors: Growth And Innovation Continues

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning HR Technology Human Resources Oracle Plateau SAP successfactors workdayHarvard Business Review research shows that 70-90% of corporate acquisitions fail [1], often driven by an unclear strategy, lack of culture alignment, or poor execution on business integration. When SAP announced the acquisition of SuccessFactors in December of 2011, one could have expected a similarly disappointing result. Well, over the last five and a half.

SuccessFactors: Growth And Innovation Continues

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning HR Technology Human Resources Oracle Plateau SAP successfactors workdayHarvard Business Review research shows that 70-90% of corporate acquisitions fail [1], often driven by an unclear strategy, lack of culture alignment, or poor execution on business integration. When SAP announced the acquisition of SuccessFactors in December of 2011, one could have expected a similarly disappointing result. Well, over the last five and a half.

Update on Saba: Turnaround In The Making?

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning HR Systems Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Talent Management CornerstoneOnDemand Oracle Plateau Saba SAP skillsoft successfactors sumtotal systemsLast month Saba, a pioneer in the market for enterprise learning and talent management systems , held its annual customer conference (more than 700 learning and HR professionals attended).

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Update on Saba: Turnaround In The Making?

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning HR Systems Learning Programs LMS, LCMS Talent Management CornerstoneOnDemand Oracle Plateau Saba SAP skillsoft successfactors sumtotal systemsLast month Saba, a pioneer in the market for enterprise learning and talent management systems , held its annual customer conference (more than 700 learning and HR professionals attended).

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SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning: LMS Market Consolidation Continues

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Learn.com learning lms Plateau SumTotalToday another major shift takes place in the talent management systems market: SumTotal Systems announced the acquisition of GeoLearning.

The LMS Market: Hotter than Ever

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

In the last 60 days I’ve had the opportunity to attend five major industry events which cover corporate learning: user group meetings at Plateau, Saba, SumTotal and Taleo and the HR Technology Conference. LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms Plateau Saba sumtotal systems taleo

The LMS Market: Hotter than Ever

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

In the last 60 days I’ve had the opportunity to attend five major industry events which cover corporate learning: user group meetings at Plateau, Saba, SumTotal and Taleo and the HR Technology Conference. LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms Plateau Saba sumtotal systems taleo

SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning: LMS Market Consolidation Continues

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Learn.com learning lms Plateau SumTotalToday another major shift takes place in the talent management systems market: SumTotal Systems announced the acquisition of GeoLearning. Background: SumTotal Systems is the largest provider of learning management systems today (and also a major provider of integrated talent management systems). In our LMS 2011 research we show that before this acquisition SumTotal had.

Talent Management Software Market shows Signs of Life

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS Talent Management authoria CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software hrsmart iCIMS Jobfox SimplyHired Jobs2Web Learn.com Oracle PeopleClick Plateau Systems Saba Silkroad SkillSurvey Softscape successfactors sumtotal systems taleo TEDS Workscape

New Internet Bubble hits Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Plateau Saba successfactors SumTotal taleoRemember the dot.com bubble of 1995-2000? I do, and it’s back again. But this time it has a new face, it talks about SaaS, highly connected social applications, mobile apps, and talent management software. Talent management software? Yes, SaaS-enabled talent management apps have become one of the hottest investment areas in enterprise software. The proof.

New Internet Bubble hits Talent Management Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Plateau Saba successfactors SumTotal taleoRemember the dot.com bubble of 1995-2000? I do, and it’s back again. But this time it has a new face, it talks about SaaS, highly connected social applications, mobile apps, and talent management software. Talent management software? Yes, SaaS-enabled talent management apps have become one of the hottest investment areas in enterprise software. The proof.

Taleo Firmly Establishes itself in the Learning Management Systems Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Halogen Software lms Plateau sumtotal systems taleoThe ever-changing market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) continues to evolve. Last year, Taleo , the largest provider of recruiting software, spent $100 million acquiring mid-market LMS vendor Learn.com. The company’s strategy, which we supported in earlier blog posts, is to expand across all elements of the talent management domain and develop an offering which.

Taleo Firmly Establishes itself in the Learning Management Systems Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS CornerstoneOnDemand Halogen Software lms Plateau sumtotal systems taleoThe ever-changing market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) continues to evolve. Last year, Taleo , the largest provider of recruiting software, spent $100 million acquiring mid-market LMS vendor Learn.com. The company’s strategy, which we supported in earlier blog posts, is to expand across all elements of the talent management domain and develop an offering which.

Taleo Acquires Learn.com: A Shoe Drops in the LMS Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Measurement and Analytics CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms lms market Plateau Saba taleoToday a shoe dropped in the Learning Management Systems Market: Taleo announced plans to acquire Learn.com. Let me discuss this announcement from three perspectives: first, the impact on the market; second, the impact on Taleo and Learn.com customers; and third, the impact on you as a prospective LMS buyer. (ps. Kenexa also announced the.

Taleo Acquires Learn.com: A Shoe Drops in the LMS Market

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS Measurement and Analytics CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software Learn.com lms lms market Plateau Saba taleoToday a shoe dropped in the Learning Management Systems Market: Taleo announced plans to acquire Learn.com. Let me discuss this announcement from three perspectives: first, the impact on the market; second, the impact on Taleo and Learn.com customers; and third, the impact on you as a prospective LMS buyer. (ps. Kenexa also announced the.

From E-Learning to We-Learning

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning Informal Learning Learning Culture Learning In The Flow of Work Learning Programs LMS, LCMS cisco citrix e-learning facebook linkedin microsoft Plateau Saba sun taleo we-learning webexThe corporate training industry is undergoing some major changes. Over last few months we have been involved in many discussions with organizations about the tremendous needs to build, manage, and formalize their social and collaborative learning programs.

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From E-Learning to We-Learning

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning Informal Learning Learning Culture Learning In The Flow of Work Learning Programs LMS, LCMS cisco citrix e-learning facebook linkedin microsoft Plateau Saba sun taleo we-learning webexThe corporate training industry is undergoing some major changes. Over last few months we have been involved in many discussions with organizations about the tremendous needs to build, manage, and formalize their social and collaborative learning programs.

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Talent Management Software Market shows Signs of Life

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Systems LMS, LCMS Talent Management authoria CornerstoneOnDemand GeoLearning Halogen Software hrsmart iCIMS Jobfox SimplyHired Jobs2Web Learn.com Oracle PeopleClick Plateau Systems Saba Silkroad SkillSurvey Softscape successfactors sumtotal systems taleo TEDS WorkscapeEven in this year’s terrible economy, the Talent Management Software market continues to show signs of life. We estimate this important market will reach around $2.4

Docebo: The hottest learning tech company in years

Docebo

Vendors like Saba (the pioneer), Plateau (fast follower), SumTotal (conglomerate), and hundreds of others have been acquired. The Learning Technology market is big. Every company is onboarding, reskilling, and developing its people and companies need dozens of tools to do this well.

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Choosing an LMS: What to do?

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS learning management systems lms Plateau Saba SumTotalThe Quandry of Selecting Learning Management Systems . After many years as an analyst in this market, learning management systems continue to amaze me. They are like chameleons – continuously changing and morphing to survive as corporate learning and software markets evolve. We have seen four big phases over the last 10 years: first as back-office.

Choosing an LMS: What to do?

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Enterprise Learning LMS, LCMS learning management systems lms Plateau Saba SumTotalThe Quandry of Selecting Learning Management Systems . After many years as an analyst in this market, learning management systems continue to amaze me. They are like chameleons – continuously changing and morphing to survive as corporate learning and software markets evolve. We have seen four big phases over the last 10 years: first as back-office.

4 (Exceptionally Good) Reasons Gamification is Worth the Hype

LearnDash

If completing a course is like a mountain the learner has to summit, then it’s easy to understand how many learners can view that mountain as insurmountable—the climb is too steep, and even if they’ve been working hard for a while, hitting a plateau can cause many learners to lose momentum.

Gartner Hype Cycle for Education, 2013

Learning Visions

The 2013 Gartner Hype Cycle for Education takes a focused look at digitalization trends on learning technologies, showing things like Quantum and Affective Computing on the uptick; Big Data and MOOCs at the peak; ideas like BYOD Strategies slipping into the trough; Tablets climbing the Slope; with E-Book Readers, Self-Publishing, and Mashups hitting the plateau. I''ve heard of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, but never realized there was one for Education.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

We think this one has a relatively clear path to the Plateau of Productivity. We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms. Plateau of Productivity: Blended Learning.

How to give your membership more of what they crave.

Roundtable Learning

If your association’s membership growth is declining, plateauing or not increasing at the rate you’d hoped, it may be time for an honest evaluation of your value proposition to both prospective and existing members Quiz time. How well do you really know the members of your association? Do you know why they joined, or what they hope to get in return for their membership dues?

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The discussion of the concept or technology increases a bit – never reaching the previous level of buzz, because the only people with reason to discuss it are the actual users – and reaches a moderate, stable level: Gartner dubs this phase the Plateau of Productivity. If we had more higher education idealists in our influencer set, would MOOCs already be on the Slope of Enlightenment or Plateau of Productivity?

Meridian Knowledge Solutions Adds Learning Industry Veteran to Executive Team

Meridian

He brings deep learning industry expertise to Meridian, having served as Chief Technology Officer of eChalk, a K12 class management platform and as Senior Vice President of Product Engineering and Technical Integration at Plateau Systems, (now SAP SuccessFactors), a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) talent management suites, where he first built an LMS and later a full talent management solution.

Five Years of Blogging

Experiencing eLearning

Monthly views plateaued for most of 2009 and 2010, but started increasing again in 2011 as I posted more often. Five years ago today, I published my first two posts on this blog. As I noted in my first post, five years ago I was developing a course on social media tools for K-12 teachers called Building Collaborative Online Environments. I didn’t feel that I could really encourage teachers to use these tools with digging in to use them myself.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

We think this one has a relatively clear path to the Plateau of Productivity. We project that Badges will reach the Plateau of Productivity before xAPI, simply because Badges is a less ambitious standard than xAPI that clearly meets the very common use case of tracking completion of a learning activities across different platforms. Plateau of Productivity: Blended Learning.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

The discussion of the concept or technology increases a bit – never reaching the previous level of buzz, because the only people with reason to discuss it are the actual users – and reaches a moderate, stable level: Gartner dubs this phase the Plateau of Productivity. If we had more higher education idealists in our influencer set, would MOOCs already be on the Slope of Enlightenment or Plateau of Productivity? Plateau of Productivity.

eLEARNING & TRAINING DESIGN: It Just Takes a Spark to Light a Design Fire

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Even the most seasoned designers can hit a design plateau. by AJ Walther, COTP. It’s hard to be inspired all the time! Here’s a tool that might help light an, ahem, spark. I played around with Adobe Spark this week. The obvious use case for Adobe Spark is to create stunning graphics, videos, and websites. If you have such needs, you should absolutely investigate the tool. But here’s maybe a less obvious use for the tool: design inspiration! 

Informal Learning Blog » LMS, we hardly knew ye

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

Several pundits and observers have noted that MOOCs are following the Gartner hype cycle for emerging technologies, and most agree that we are now somewhere between the “trough of disillusionment” and the “slope of enlightenment,” on our way to the “plateau of productivity.”. As MOOCs move toward the “plateau of productivity,” the focus will shift from whether or not they should be used to finding the best ways to use them.

2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up

Web Courseworks

Plateau of Productivity. Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve. Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. Innovation Trigger. Physical Simulators and EHR-integrated Performance Improvement Activities – Next Generation CME White Paper.