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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...]

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...]

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...]

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: YM Learning (Formerly Digital Ignite)

July 21, 2015

  The Digital Ignite Crowd Wisdom™ LMS is a pure extended enterprise LMS and is extremely cool.  They have left employee learning management behind with the other 599 LMS vendors and they focus on measurable learning technology solutions [...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...]

How To Measure Customer Learning ROI

October 16, 2014

If our post on The Business Case for Customer Learning got your interest piqued in the benefits of customer learning, this post will show you how to build your business case to obtain funding. When an organization is training their customers [...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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