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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...]

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...]

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...]

Top 10 Channel LMS Solutions in the World

September 10, 2015

There are hundreds of LMS vendors in the world.  Many are generalists that build comprehensive and confusing LMS products that can manage the learning for any type of user population including employees and the extended enterprise audiences.   [...more...]

LMS Reviews: Absorb LMS

May 21, 2014

Blatant Media Corporation started making the Absorb LMS in 2003 and now has 700 global clients.  Absorb is a modern, sleek and powerful tool.  It is geared towards smaller organizations from hundreds to tens of thousands of users.  The ease of [...more...]

LMS Reviews: Saba Learning@Work

May 2, 2014

Saba has been in extended enterprise solutions since the beginning of the LMS industry.  I saw my first Saba presentation 15 years ago when they presented to us at Wilson Learning on how we could support our many global clients with their LMS.  A [...more...]

LMS Reviews: Mindflash

April 23, 2014

It is fun doing these LMS reviews.  Sometimes I find exactly what I expect.  Other times, I end up in a very different place. Mindflash is a case of the latter.   I wasn’t sure I wanted to do this review but ended up spending more time than [...more...]

LMS Reviews: Cornerstone OnDemand

April 11, 2014

All vendors and former vendors know Cornerstone OnDemand. Winning 100+ deals a quarter, they make every competing vendor shake and quake.  They have feet on the street everywhere. They have solutions for every industry, every language, every [...more...]

LMS Reviews: eLogic Learning’s eSSential LMS

April 8, 2014

You’re welcome.  I just read through eLogic Learning’s 1041 page eSSential v9.2 User Manual so you wouldn’t have to.  The upside — I now know this system. Let me tell you about it. Founded in 2001, eLogic Learning is [...more...]
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