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The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

January 9, 2017

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year.  These aren’t Nostradamus-style prophecies.  Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous [...more...]

Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

December 7, 2016

It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016.  In fact, it is impossible to choose just one. That’s because the learning management systems market has never been stronger or more diverse. LMS specialists of every size, shape and focus [...more...]

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

August 1, 2016

  In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors.  The vendors were competing for two unique, extended enterprise LMS opportunities. Selling LMSs is [...more...]

4 Corporate LMS Flavors: Which Do You Choose?

July 19, 2016

If you’ve been following the news and analysis from Talented Learning, you know that the thriving 2016 LMS market is comprised of almost 700 vendors, whose solutions can be grouped unequally and imperfectly into corporate, academic, [...more...]

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

May 12, 2016

In 2016, it makes more sense to think of a LMS as part of a digital business ecosystem, rather than a standalone island destination.  LMSs are integrated into many different types of applications to share data and drive business workflow. [...more...]

LMS Implementation Pricing — Take 2

May 2, 2016

Bloggers know instantly when we’ve hit a good topic that deserves further exploration. It’s easy to see in the volume and variety of feedback from readers. Recently, I wrote a post entitled “Shrinking LMS Implementation Fees Drive [...more...]

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

April 14, 2016

Nearly 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s LMS marketplace.  These LMS vendors range from global software companies to tiny cloud vendors.  Why are there so many?  How do they all survive?  Who is doing all this buying? I believe a [...more...]

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

January 12, 2016

The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. 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 ask them all about business drivers, trends, [...more...]

5 Reasons to Put Your Customers “In the Know”

November 8, 2015

By Gauri Reyes, frequent contributor to the Daily Mindflash blog Often, we think of corporate online training as synonymous with employee development. Certainly, internal training is critical, especially in such learning areas as on-boarding, [...more...]

Salesforce.com + LMS = Measurable Training Bliss

October 16, 2015

    If you ask any sales professional in the world what Salesforce.com does, they would know even if they do not use it.  If you any ask most HR and training professionals what Salesforce does, you will get vacant stares and the [...more...]

15 LMS Vendors – 15 Channel LMS Case Studies

September 21, 2015

I’ve been collecting extended enterprise case studies from the global LMS community for almost two years.  I’m surprised by how few vendors take the time to tell their customers’ extended enterprise learning stories.  I really [...more...]
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