2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

New year. New decade. No better time to step back and look at the big picture. And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. But which 2020 LMS trends really deserve your attention? Based on my work as an independent advisor to learning tech buyers and sellers, I’ve outlined 16 key extended enterprise learning trends and related predictions. Certainly, other factors are shaping the extended enterprise landscape – and we’ll dig into those as the year unfolds. But let’s start now with the issues and opportunities at the top of my watch list…   2020 Extended Enterprise LMS Predictions 1) Industry Consolidation Rolls On Ever since cloud technology burst onto the scene a decade ago, hundreds of new learning solutions have entered the market. These are mostly “specialist” platforms. They differentiate themselves not only through innovative functionality, but also industry-specific expertise, integration capabilities, professional services, accessible pricing and other unique characteristics. RSVP FOR OUR APRIL WEBINAR! For years, fresh variations on an LMS theme have been popping up in every imaginable niche. But the industry’s unbridled expansion started to lose steam a couple of years ago, when vendors began seeking growth through acquisition. This consolidation trend remained front-and-center in 2019, with … Continue reading 2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions