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Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

June 13, 2017

When we founded Talented Learning four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology.  Hundreds of new platforms were flooding the market and as a former long-term LMS sales executive, I knew this landscape [...learn 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 learning [...learn 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 LMS market is comprised of almost 700 vendors, whose solutions can be grouped unequally and imperfectly into corporate, academic, association [...learn more...]

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

May 12, 2016

These days it makes more sense to think of a learning platform as part of a digital business ecosystem, rather than a standalone “island” destination.  LMSs are integrated into many different types of applications to share data and [...learn 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 [...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...]

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...]

Five LMS Categories: A 2014 Snapshot

September 25, 2014

I sold high-end LMSs for 13 years and never dreamed there was so much variety in the LMS marketplace.  LMS vendors get used to competing against the same vendors for the same type of opportunities, and it’s easy to ignore the other LMS segments [...learn more...]

The Business Case for Customer Learning

September 14, 2014

In corporate America, organizations have been training customers for decades. Buy a new piece of construction machinery and the manufacturer will send out a trainer. Buy complex enterprise software (like an old-school talent management LMS), and the [...learn more...]
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