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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...]

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

May 12, 2016

In 2016, it makes more sense to think of a LMS 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 drive business workflow. [...more...]

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

January 12, 2016

The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. We have spent the last two years interviewing hundreds of global learning technology professionals on both the vendor and practitioner sides of the fence.  We ask them all about business drivers, trends, [...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 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...]

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 [...more...]

What to Do While Waiting for LMS Budget Approval

January 28, 2015

Getting final LMS budget approval is kind of like pushing over a Coke machine — it usually takes a few tries.  The LMS buying cycle for a new or an upgraded LMS averages 12-24 months and can easily take much longer.  The elongated buying [...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...]

It’s Time to Change the Channel

November 9, 2014

Forty years ago my five siblings and I took mandatory turns to act as my Dad’s remote control.  It was the time of indentured human remotes and random flipping or recording programs hadn’t been invented.  Television was a planned event [...more...]

Five Types of 2014 LMSs

September 25, 2014

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

Are You Getting Fleeced By Your LMS Vendor?

September 9, 2014

If you have been reading our blog (thank you), you know that the Cloud LMSs have changed the LMS game.  They were born within the last five years and are fully mobile, social and gamified.  Cloud LMSs have engaging user interfaces, customer [...more...]

Take a Walk on the Wild Side of Measurable Training

August 10, 2014

Unfortunate training and development professionals worldwide toil endlessly creating and providing non-measurable training for their employees.  They justify their corporate cost by avoiding compliance risk.  They are not invited to sit at the [...more...]
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