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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...]

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...]

LinkedIn Outfoxes Many with Lynda.com Acquisition

April 14, 2015

  It wasn’t the shot heard around the world by any means, but it should have been.  Last week LinkedIn announced plans to acquire content aggregator Lynda.com for $1.5 billion.  I am a learning technology analyst focused on the business of [...more...]

LMS Reviews: Gyrus Systems

February 5, 2015

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 rewrite of the application with each [...more...]

LMS Reviews: TalentLMS

January 12, 2015

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 a web-browser and each client has its [...more...]

Top 10 LMS Predictions for 2015

January 1, 2015

Talented Learning Co-Founders Joelle Girton and John Leh Happy New Year! We co-founded Talented Learning in early 2014 and went on a mission to personally learn and report on the global LMS industry like no analysts ever have. One-by-one, we [...more...]

Define your LMS Requirements Like a Pro

December 14, 2014

  Contrary to every other analyst in the learning technology industry, I come at the LMS buying topics from a vendor selling standpoint.  Selling one hundred LMSs gives you a viewpoint much different than if you bought 1, 2, or 10 LMSs. [...more...]

The Business Case for Customer Learning

September 14, 2014

In corporate America, we have been training our customers for decades.  Buy a new piece of construction machinery and the manufacturer will send out a trainer.  Buy an old school LMS and they will send a trainer out for 3-days to train your [...more...]
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