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.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

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And yeah there are vendors who will taut that they are in X list or Y rankings and thus should be included. This isn’t a beauty contest, nor a pay for play (I NEVER accept that, nor play that game, nor do I accept any referral fees or whatever some vendors offer for recommending them). These are vendors who have been around a long time, build share of the market and generally speaking had early name recognition which has helped them in build business.

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2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions

Web Courseworks

Here’s the short version. Below the fold, find the long version. 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.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

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There is a growing list of vendors, including small/mid size that are adding talent management components that match the Big Dog systems. A couple of vendors have added HRIS modules. It is interesting to note, that many of the vendors are targeting the SMB space, especially the small size (less than 500 employees) market. What is nice is there are still a significant number of vendors who have not added it. They offer a SaaS version, but that is fee based.

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2010 LMS Products of the Year

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A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). Learn.com offered some robust SL capabilities, but you have to pay for one of their premium versions to have it. Vendors who are my clients are aware, prior for me working with them, that there is no quid pro quo, nor any special treatment given to them on my blog.

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

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At one time a true freebie – they still offer a stripped down version, their new fee based system provides enough oomph to make anyone go “Wow” Features include: The standards – i.e. my 90/10, whereas 90% of the features are the same in the majority of systems in the space. Back in the days, the Plateau platform was ghastly awful. Well here it is, the final countdown.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. The presence of VR on the upward-sloping part of the curve was demonstrated at this year’s DevLearn conference, where a number of vendors were demonstrating VR-based experiences. Plateau of Productivity.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. The presence of VR on the upward-sloping part of the curve was demonstrated at this year’s DevLearn conference, where a number of vendors were demonstrating VR-based experiences. Plateau of Productivity.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

A few of the more interesting graphs that you can't really see well except by going and seeing a larger version at LMS Satisfaction and LMS Barriers and Features. Several of the LMS vendors appear more than once, such as Oracle. Overall Rating Plateau Learning Managem.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

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One of these vendors is listed in my top 50. Overall, LMS vendors are updating features more frequently than in any previous time. Numerous vendors posted a full demo of their product on my lmsdemos.com site. vendor) does not have a demo video on the site, you can. 12 SuccessFactors - Thankfully the ol’ Plateau design is long and gone, and replaced with a crisp user interface. Vendor constantly adds new features, another big win. #6

Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

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Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. When I talk about a LMS, I am saying specifically a learning management system and the vendors themselves should see their own product first and foremost as a LMS, not as a TM/PM or whatever. Plateau is long gone and buried and people should realize that.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Indeed, many traditional eLearning vendors ventured into the market though not in the volume or with the fanfare we had postulated twelve months ago. Others vendors will quickly follow/respond. or “Wait until you see the next version!”). A.K.A.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Interest in the mobile web app approach remains strong with many organizations especially from those wading into the mobile learning pool for the first time (from both the customer and vendor perspective). And learning vendors (e.g., Every vendor currently stuck with Flash-only content delivery methods is extolling the virtue of their “soon to be released” HTML5 (or other mobile friendly) offerings to stay relevant in the face of all these new choices.

2018 Turkey Awards for E-Learning

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I know some of you will disagree with the nominees, perhaps feeling that your company or vendor should be in there, and I totally respect that. at their Lite version – recording is not included). This is why I looked at vendors who I know have the cash flow and deep pockets.

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WORSTs E-Learning 2017 Awards

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One competitor purchased a VLP as a key component, SAP purchased SuccessFactors, a recruiting system initially turned HCM, who had acquired Plateau, a strong but awful UI/UX LMS. SuccessFactors constantly stated they would invest heavily into Plateau and initially, vast improvement was to be found. Because it was bad and continues to be, at least with vendors and I have seen it with everyday consumers too. . Happy Holidays! Seriously, happy holidays to all.