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Learning Management (LMS)

Top 10 LMS Demonstrators in the World

July 27, 2015

LMS demonstrators have it tough.  They are not running the sales cycle but rather get brought in at certain points of many sales cycles.  They are expected to get up to speed quickly on every account and deliver a tailored, business impactful demo [...learn more...]

LMS Review: Crowd Wisdom by Community Brands

July 21, 2015

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory The Crowd Wisdom LMS by Community Brands is a pure extended enterprise LMS and is extremely cool.  They have left employee learning management behind with the other 599 LMS vendors and they focus on measurable [...learn more...]

Under the Hood of Complex CEU Management

June 2, 2015

In a recent post, Intro to Continuing Education and the Admin Nightmare, I started exploring the world of complex continuing education management and the associated administrative challenges for both learners and organizations. My point in looking [...learn more...]

LMS Review: Brightwave Tessello

April 24, 2015

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory Brightwave, with its innovative xAPI driven tessello learning system, focuses on managing the real-life balance of learning by doing (experiential), learning from others (social) and formal learning (old [...learn more...]

A Multi-Perspective Look at LMS References

March 31, 2015

When you invest in an LMS, you are sticking your neck out professionally by committing $100,000 or $1,000,000 to a system that touches every employee, channel partner and/or customer in your business ecosystem. It’s your responsibility to [...learn more...]

LMS Review: RISC VTA

March 11, 2015

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory Since 1992, RISC with its Virtual Training Assistant (VTA) learning management system, has focused on solving the administrative challenges of compliance training in regulated industries. Organizations in [...learn more...]

A Brief History of LMS Social Learning

February 17, 2015

Do you think “social” learning functionality was invented with the rise of social media? Think again. Social features were built into learning management systems (LMS) long before social media (as we know it today) was invented.  In the [...learn more...]

LMS Review: Gyrus Systems

February 5, 2015

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory At 27 years, Gyrus Systems has been in learning management longer than any other vendor I have reviewed.  The current product, GyrusAim LMS, is a fifth generation product meaning this is the fifth complete [...learn more...]

6 Customer Onboarding Mistakes to Avoid

January 18, 2015

By guest author Jason Silberman Onboarding new customers to your software can seem like a daunting task, especially in the era of ever-growing customer expectations. If onboarding is slow, unattended customers will wander off to competition, and [...learn more...]

LMS Review: TalentLMS

January 12, 2015

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory We are kicking off the Talented Learning 2015 LMS Reviews with a review of the TalentLMS made by Epignosis. The TalentLMS true is a multitenant cloud LMS meaning all TalentLMS clients access the same LMS via [...learn more...]

Top 10 LMS Predictions for 2015

January 1, 2015

Happy New Year! When Joelle Girton and co-founded Talented Learning in early 2014, we went on a mission to learn and report personally on the global LMS industry like no analysts ever have. One-by-one, we’ve established relationships with 65 [...learn more...]

Define your LMS Requirements Like a Pro

December 14, 2014

Contrary to other analysts in the learning technology industry, I come at LMS buying topics from a vendor’s selling standpoint.  After selling 100+ learning solutions, I’ve developed a viewpoint that is much different from someone [...learn more...]

Top 10 Channel Learning Case Studies

November 3, 2014

How do you get your external sales channel to look, act and perform the same or better than your internal sales team? Best-in-class organizations train and certify their sales and distribution channel using a learning management system (LMS) and [...learn more...]

How To Measure Customer Learning ROI

October 16, 2014

If our previous post on The Business Case for Customer Learning piqued your interest in the benefits of educating customers, this post will show you how to build a rationale to obtain funding for customer learning initiatives. Organizations that [...learn more...]
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