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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

May 3, 2017

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value.  Unlike those who think learning management systems (LMS) are [...learn more...]

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...]

A Brief History of LMS Social Learning

February 17, 2015

  Social learning was a feature of Learning Management Systems (LMS) long before social media was invented.  In the 1990s, threaded discussions, coffee groups, collaboration centers, forums, FAQ and chat clogged up a seldom used “tab” in [...learn more...]

Define your LMS Requirements Like a Pro

December 14, 2014

Contrary to other analysts in the learning technology industry, I come at LMS buying topics from a vendor’s selling standpoint.  After selling 100+ learning solutions, I’ve developed a viewpoint that is much different from someone [...learn more...]

Are You Getting Fleeced By Your LMS Vendor?

September 9, 2014

If you have been reading our blog (thank you), you know that cloud LMSs have changed the learning platform game.  They were born at the start of this decade, and are designed from the ground up to support mobile, social and gamification [...learn more...]

A Cloud LMS By Any Other Name

August 15, 2014

“It is nor Social , nor Mobile  Nor NextGen, nor Gamified, Nor any other LMS Belonging to the Cloud. O, be some other name! What’s in a name?   That which we call a Cloud LMS  By any other name would be so sweet? “ [...learn more...]

LMS Review: Growth Engineering Academy LMS

June 13, 2014

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory One, if by land, and two, if by sea… World, get ready for the next British invasion- here comes Growth Engineering,  their Academy LMS and their plucky view of learning management.  This [...learn more...]