LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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LMS Vendors. 30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Dozens of LMS vendors, had typos on their web pages, zero screens of the system, links that went nowhere and two kicked up my Firewall warning of possible privacy collection and one had a Trojan Horse (I use a hardcore firewall and A/V). Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

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You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. Over 2,400 social media sites.

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Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

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Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. Over 2,400 social media sites.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

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The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Extended Enterprise - Vendors are expanding into the wholesaler/reseller/affiliates/sales agent sector with their solutions. The note of interest is that it is occurring with all size of vendors, albeit the charge is being led by mid size vendors. Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. and European vendors interestingly enough, do not follow suit.

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Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

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That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. For vendors, they could make it happen and generate revenue. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system).

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. However there are vendors who sell their API solution wrapped in a piece of software. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. That said, why is this happening: A significant (over 90%) of vendors are holding off this year and at least part of next year from optimizing their solution to the iPad. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Two years ago, lots of LMS vendors were saying their systems were browser agnostic. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors.

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

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The meet the minimum 16 standards you need for an LMS (to be defined IMO), and on top of that hit the next generation current set of features (includes some aspects of social, gamification, general items, UI/UX – i.e. user experience). . Social – Create a community across the system, create communities tied to each group, create community tied to each course. Social Profiles. Other cool capability – include social bookmarking into your system.

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Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Long Term Right Answers Has anyone else noticed that webinar software vendors seemed to have stagnated their feature sets? Well, Mr. Webinar vendor, here's your chance to jump out in front of your competitors. Webinar vendors should help us address this by providing outbound and inbound to twitter. Oh, and Webinar Vendors, you might want to look at Ping.fm The last few online webinars I've attended there's been an interesting issue.

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

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If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Of course, many vendors like to pitch it as “Web 2.0″ Instead, let’s call it, what it really is and what it will be going forward – “Social Media&#. To have a better understanding on social media, I have provided the types of social media followed by an example. Does your LMS/LCMS vendor offer these?

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What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Delicious , Pinboard — social bookmarking. Simulations — usually custom designed by an outside vendor. Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning , from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Id like to pass along my latest addiction.say goodbye to free time. So I am culling back through my open tabs and I am hitting the ones that talk about Google releasing its OpenSocial APIs , and then I hit the Facebook Platform tab I had open, and then I am reading netvibes news about how it will be linking all existing social APIs as plugins for its Universal Widget API. del.icio.us

LMS Selection Process

Tony Karrer

How to balance making an RFP response useful to you and not too hard for a vendor. How much should you lead a vendor in the RFP requirments. Anything you think would be a good resource, feel free to send me or tag in del.icio.us I'm preparing for my part of an upcoming session at DevLearn on LMS selection as part of The Learning Management Systems Symposium. I'm going to prepare for this in a slightly different way.

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Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Instead, we should have used Del.icio.us. Do not believe any vendor claim that "it works through firewalls" because a firewall can be configured to stop anything it wants. Although SaaS vendors invariably emphasize the resources they devote to security, many customers remain uncomfortable with their employee and customer data flying over the Internet, not to mention potentially residing on the same data-center server as their rivals'.

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Sell hardware or software but dont tell me you sell learning - because I swear, the next person/vendor/guru tells me something about learning that implies a lack of understanding regarding the conditions above.Im Social. Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us. The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007 | Main | Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument? I did want to point out that Jay has created a social network for the FGDLA using ning and it is available here. If you do business in this sector, as a fed or a vendor, please join the network and help further the discussions - I am leading one on game&simulations and kicked that one off here.

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Moving from One to Many - LMS Products are Two Generations Behind

Tony Karrer

The value of del.icio.us / Yahoo MyWeb is that it first helps the individual and by helping the individual it helps the collective. Especially if large LMS vendors take Bob's advice and become even bigger and more bloated and are really, really hard to implement (which is his very first complaint

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 Kevin Oakes sounded the bell in Kevin Oakes on the Rise and Fall of the LMS as large LMS vendors began to move towards Talent Management.

Are you playing the role of the Subject Matter Expert instead of the Instructional Designer?

Janet Clarey

Community&# in the middle and blogs, wikis, discussion board, social bookmarking, and user-generated content surrounding it.). The blogs were everyone’s - novice, expert, course vendors, and Learning & Development. Social bookmarking was on its own server. I had a conversation by email with someone I really care about that probably came off a bit bitchy, a bit holier-than-thou…it you can have just “a bit&# of either of those traits.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wow.Has it been almost a month?! Lets Talk 2008.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 2007 edublog winners announced! We will all continue to go to a lot of conferences and will probably fail to implement about 90% of the great ideas that the discussions and networking generate there and we will all feel this as a vague dissatisfaction but we will be unable to articulate this to a degree that we (or more likely, an interested vendor) will be able to design a better alternative.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « FreeRice: Improve your vocabulary and feed people | Main | Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA) » November 29, 2007 Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007 I have been down in Orlando, Florida this past week attending something like my 9th or 10th I/ITSEC convention. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflecting on the e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « e-Learning Guild Gathering Follow Up Post | Main | Post Conference Clean Up.Social Change, Web 2.0 I thought that having the vendors spread throughout the common areas versus confined to a room was great too in that it lowered the pressure of interaction and allowed for better drive-by learning. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

AG08 Day 3

eLearning Development

In general people seem frustrated by SCORM’s limitations and problems, but understand the need for a cross-vendor standard. As I do, I’m going to add them to del.icio.us The last day of the eLearning Guild Annual Gathering was only a half day, but my brain was ready for a little rest. Amazingly, for the third day in a row I made it to one of the 7:15 Breakfast Bytes (only a few minutes late).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!) | Main | Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning. And I run a two-button mouse on my MacBook Pro when I'm at home, you can get them from a number of vendors. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about. Social Media Workshop Notes , March 26, 2010. LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes , March 22, 2010. SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions , March 29, 2010. Social Media (55). Deloitte: The Future of Recruiting Is Social Media , March 24, 2010. Using Del.icio.us