WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. WBT Systems team recognized for industry-leading skills.

WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release

WBT Systems

Major update to TopClass learning management system offers enhanced social learning capability for association, continuing education, and corporate training programs, with more rewarding and diverse learning experiences that increase engagement.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

Linda is Chief Technology Officer at WBT Systems , a Dublin-based software company that focuses exclusively on association learning and certification solutions. However, it can be complex to implement – with multiple business, process and technology considerations.

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology. New Year, New Goals, New Technology.

Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

WBT Systems

Join Talented Learning CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh, and WBT Systems CTO, Linda Bowers, as they explore six digital badge fundamentals. What kind of technology infrastructure is needed to support open badges. ·

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

Mobile technology changes everything, and makes associations nervous. It is well worth reading for any association that is reviewing its current education offering for members or considering implementing new technologies, such as an association learning management system.

How to Make the Most of ASAE Annual Expo 2016

WBT Systems

For any association executives looking for new technology solutions, or seeking to change to a new system, there will be a huge range of solution providers to choose from. The post How to Make the Most of ASAE Annual Expo 2016 appeared first on WBT Systems.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. A must-read for learning technology decision makers.

How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

Since the EU approved GDPR on April 14, 2016, association technology firms have had lots of time to prepare for GDPR. In this post, we describe what your technology providers should do to help your association comply with GDPR. It also means: Asking co-workers and technology partners a lot of questions. Here are a few ways an EU citizen could end up in one of your systems: Working for a US member firm but a citizen of the EU. Time’s up!

Association LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

ASAE is also the place to be if you’re interested in new association learning technology. So why not take an independent learning systems advisor along for the ride? AWARDS – Our choices for the Top 25 Continuing Education Systems in 2019. WBT Systems.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

EPISODE 21 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: As an independent learning systems consultant, I’m obsessed with finding the ideal solution for each client’s unique needs. At SmartThoughts , I work with non-profit organizations that are struggling to find the right systems.

Podcast 20: Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – With Donald H. Taylor

Talented Learning

And since 2000, he has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference. Today, we’re fortunate to talk with Don about the results of his annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey – a must-read for anyone who cares about the direction of learning technologies!

How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations

WBT Systems

Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems. Integrate core learning systems with CRM platforms and other operational applications. The post How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations appeared first on WBT Systems

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

” That’s a lot of moving pieces, but it’s also a fair indicator of today’s complex and fluid learning technology landscape. Here’s my latest snapshot from the front lines of the learning technology space: LMS Trends Update.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

Choose technology wisely. I’m sure most of your listeners are familiar with the ADDIE instructional systems design model. For example, we use Storyline to create courses in SCORM format for our learning management system. Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems.

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Co-authored by Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems. Existing Technology: Between LMSs, AMSs and social media, many associations have a robust technology ecosystem in place to support rapidly changing skills-based training and digital badges.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

Association LMS Buying Companion

Talented Learning

This month, as the ASAE Annual Meeting heats up in Salt Lake City, a spectrum of exciting and innovative technologies will be on display. If you’re an association decision maker, how do you decide which learning technologies are the best fit for your particular needs?

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

We have also posted in the past about how to successfully market your association learning management system to appeal to members and potential members. For example, if you only offer education through conferences, could you look at incorporating some technology?

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

The eLearning Coach , Connie Malamed, outlines some of the benefits of blended learning as follows: Technology-enabled delivery can reach a geographically dispersed audience. An LMS can be used to easily deliver the technology elements of your education program.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

In just a few short years, AI has become one of the most talked-about technology advances since the dawn of the internet. So the promise of AI is real, but some technology providers seem willing to blur the lines to attract deeper investment.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

We have spent the last two years interviewing hundreds of global learning technology professionals on both the vendor and practitioner sides of the fence. We incorporate what we learn from each conversation into our analysis and understanding of the learning technology market.

When is it time for a new Association LMS?

WBT Systems

Not all learning management systems are equal. With over 600 LMS vendors providing solutions for a variety of education technology needs, from generic to niche solutions, open source to proprietary platforms – how can you be sure that you have the right learning solution for your association?

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

Your relationship with your organization’s Learning Management System is no different. In the case of your LMS, this is where your wishlist of features and requirements forms the basis of both your search and your initial impression of the new system.

Why are Associations missing from the Digital Credentials conversation?

WBT Systems

“ The world’s education systems are failing our children by not preparing them for the workplace of the future. What kind of technology infrastructure is needed to support open badges. · appeared first on WBT Systems.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Existing Technology: Between learning management systems (LMSs), association management systems (AMSs) and social media, many associations have a robust technology ecosystem in place to support rapidly changing skills-based training and digital badges.

Learners and Your LMS: If you build it, will they come?

WBT Systems

Working with many associations over the years, we have listened to many organizations describe the reasons why their members do not use their existing Learning Management System (LMS) and why they are looking for a new learning solution to re-engage their learners.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Existing Technology: Between learning management systems (LMS), association management systems (AMSs) and social media, many associations have a robust technology ecosystem in place to support rapidly changing skills-based training and digital badges.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

Your requirements list will help you to list the metrics by which you will measure the success of the technologies and resources you will use to deliver your program. What technology will you require to deliver the program most efficiently to your learners?

Association Learning Blogs: Most Popular of 2016

WBT Systems

The recent report on Lifelong Learning and Technology released by the Internet, Science and Technology subdivision of Pew Research Center made some interesting observations about why and how professional learners seek out learning opportunities.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? Integrations between Systems become Crucial.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update. Interest in learning systems remains strong.

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Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? They stay on top of online learning trends and are familiar with learning systems and other association technology.