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LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

August 17, 2017

It happens at least once a week.  I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges.  Often, these posts attract dozens of responses from LMS vendors, each claiming they offer the best solution, based on [...learn more...]

LMS Review: Litmos

June 20, 2017

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs.  Its mobile responsive design is built to support [...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...]

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

April 14, 2016

By our estimates, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms 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 [...learn more...]

Top Social Learning LMS Features

January 27, 2016

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing.  But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning [...learn more...]

A Multi-Perspective Look at LMS References

March 31, 2015

When you invest in an LMS, you are sticking your neck out professionally by committing $100,000 or $1,000,000 to a system that touches every employee, channel partner and/or customer in your business ecosystem.  It’s your responsibility to [...learn more...]

Skillsoft Acquires SumTotal: Crazy or Genius?

August 26, 2014

I love acquisitions.  They shake things up and restack the competitive deck giving new competitors a chance.  In only a few short days, my reaction to Skillsoft acquiring SumTotal Systems has shifted from “Wow!” to “Hmmm” to “Eureka” [...learn more...]