eLearning

LMS Gamification: Are We Having Fun Yet?

March 30, 2017

What is LMS gamification?  It’s not about playing games in a learning management system.  But it is about leveraging game-oriented mechanics to drive interest and involvement in online training content.  In other words, it’s about [...learn more...]

Association LMS Buying Companion

August 15, 2016

For most of us, August means vacation.  It’s the ideal time to get away and recharge before fall kicks in.  But for association professionals, August brings another kind of opportunity.  It’s when thousands of ASAE members come [...learn more...]

LMS Demo Dos 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 learning [...learn more...]

10 Tips to Boost Sales: For LMS Vendors

July 11, 2016

With more than 700 LMS vendors in the world, competition for every sales opportunity is fierce. I know because I spent 13 years selling learning management solutions. For the last 2.5 years, I have leveraged that software sales experience as an [...learn more...]

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

April 14, 2016

By our estimates, more than 800 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace in 2019 (up from 600 we originally tracked in 2014). These LMS vendors range from global software companies to tiny cloud vendors. Why so many? How [...learn 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 with a [...learn 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 [...learn more...]

Workday Announces New LMS: My Thoughts

October 9, 2015

Last week, Workday announced plans to release Workday Learning in the second half of 2016.  This homegrown learning management system (LMS) will be fully integrated into the Workday enterprise suite of finance and HR products.   This is big [...learn more...]
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