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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...]

A Brief History of LMS Social Learning

February 17, 2015

Do you think “social” learning functionality was invented with the rise of social media? Think again. Social features were built into learning management systems (LMS) long before social media (as we know it today) was invented.  In the [...learn more...]

Top 10 LMS Predictions for 2015

January 1, 2015

Happy New Year! When Joelle Girton and co-founded Talented Learning in early 2014, we went on a mission to learn and report personally on the global LMS industry like no analysts ever have. One-by-one, we’ve established relationships with 65 [...learn more...]

Tin Can Update – Looking Rusty

June 9, 2014

Hello? Hello?  Is anybody out there using Tin Can? I’ve been holding this rusty Tin Can for over a year and starting to feel a little silly that I might have been taken in by the hype.  In our Top 12 ASTD 2014 Take-A-Ways post last month, [...learn more...]

Social Learning – How Social is Your LMS?

May 16, 2014

Social learning – hype or reality?  If you lined up the 100 greatest minds in our industry, you would get 50 opinions on either side of the argument.  You know what they say about opinions… So, what is social learning?  Social learning [...learn more...]

Nice Meeting You, Instructional Marketers

March 2, 2014

Future readers and clients, let me introduce you to us — and to one another. Currently, we have one follower (me), but in our defense, it is only our second day in business.  Although you haven’t found us yet, we know you will.  Millions [...learn more...]
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