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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...]

Introducing the LMS Almanac: Corporate Edition 2016

April 26, 2016

After more than two years of intense research,  111 LMS reviews, 90 learning technology blog posts, dozens of LMS selections and 25 original webinars, we are proud and finally ready to introduce our first paid publication – The Talented Learning [...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...]

Public LMS Pricing: Proof You Can Overpay

March 14, 2016

  It is too easy to overpay for an LMS in 2016.  In recent posts, I’ve described how cloud LMSs are disrupting and expanding the market with their customer friendly license models and shrinking implementation fees. They are at it again [...more...]

Top Social Learning LMS Features

January 27, 2016

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing.  But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning [...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...]

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

December 30, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, it makes sense to look back and reflect on highlights from the past year. It’s especially appropriate for our team at Talented Learning, because the New Year also marks our second anniversary and a chance to [...more...]

Mobile LMS: The Facts

December 17, 2015

  At Talented Learning, an independent learning tech market research and consulting firm, we recently compiled an obnoxious 85 question survey detailing over 450 points of LMS business, market and functional data.  We collected statistically [...more...]

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

November 18, 2015

Learning management systems didn’t die.  They evolved, and today we recognize them. Brief LMS History Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors.  They [...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...]

LMS eCommerce: B2C and B2B Feature Sets

October 25, 2015

  Selling online learning content is a huge and rapidly growing business.  Corporations, associations, universities, training companies, public institutions and individual subject matter experts are all creating and selling content on [...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...]

Workday Announces New LMS — My Thoughts

October 9, 2015

Last week, Workday announced a second half 2016 release of Workday Learning – their homegrown learning management system (LMS) that will be fully integrated into their enterprise suite of finance and HR products.    This is big news.  Change [...more...]
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