The Red Hot Market for Learning Management Systems

Josh Bersin

We just released our newest research on the corporate Learning Management Systems market and the numbers are astounding. The market is well over $2.5 Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterprise Learning and Talent Management.

Inforum 2014 – the key takeaways

InforHCM

It wasn’t just the buzz, although you’re bound to have plenty when 7,000. Read the whole entry. » Learning Talent Optimization Cloud enterprise software HR HR in the cloud HR Solutions Human Capital Management Infor Infor HCM Inforum Inforum 2014 Learning Management talent suite Did you miss Inforum this year? If so, you missed something special.

Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

This should be the basis on which decisions are made about the people of the organization. All of the cool technology in the world cannot override bad data, which is why the accuracy of HR data is a highly strategic function.

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The Importance of Engagement in Elearning

SkyPrep

They spend several minutes with their heads down, whether they’re texting a friend or dozing off, and their participation in discussions becomes non-existent. Workers are essentially students when they’re training and learning new skills. eLearning

What motivates people to learn online at work?

Looop.co

The responses I got back included: Accessibility. What do you think is the number one reason that people want to learn online at work? I didn’t ask the question to catch anybody out. See also: Digital L&D pt 1: Beyond e-Learning.

What are the Benefits of Using eLearning?

SkyPrep

You probably already know the benefits of giving your employees the training they need to succeed. You may worry you can’t spare the time to get your staff all together for a group training or up-training session. Easily Create and Conduct Online Tests.

Employee-to-Employee Learning: Should We Foster More of It?

Reviewsnap

Advances in technology and changes to the ways we access and share knowledge are reshaping workplace training and development. Training magazine’s 2013 Training Industry Report shows how this reshaping is taking place: · 44% of training hours at U.S.-based

Benefits of Skills-Centric Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Gyrus

Employees benefit by a skills management system because they’re provided with: • A better understanding of quality proficiency related to their jobs. • A learning and development plan that takes into account their job-based skills requirements. • A record of their learning and development achievements. Recognition of their skills and opportunities to use them in other assignments in the organization. MANAGEMENT BENEFITS. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.

How To Create Online Training Software In A Foreign Language

SkyPrep

It may sound cliché, but the world is moving toward a true global economy as sharing information and services gets easier with the prevalence of Internet use. Taking these steps before development begins can save time and money throughout the rest of the process.

For Feedback To Be Effective, Put First Things First

Reviewsnap

This wise little maxim is the underlying theme of “ Stop Teaching People How to Give Feedback ,” a thought-provoking post written by Fistful of Talent guest blogger, Ben Olds. When Olds instructs us to nix the feedback lessons, he means temporarily of course. The reason?

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Reskilling and Upskilling Our Workforce Are Essential as Talent Gaps Expand

Reviewsnap

More than a third of the world’s employers are struggling to find the right talent. What’s more, their struggle has been worsening; the 2013 findings were the highest proportion of employers expressing concern about talent shortages since 2007.

How Online Training Can Keep Your Office Safe

SkyPrep

In addition to ensuring employees approach their jobs with the necessary skills and job knowledge, employers also have a responsibility to keep the workplace safe for staff members and management alike. As a result, safety training can often take on a classroom or lecture format.

Are shorter attention spans hampering your best efforts In L&D?

Looop.co

“According to scientists, the age of smartphones has left humans with such a short attention span even a goldfish can hold a thought for longer” The Daily Telegraph, 2015. There’s been a challenge to the belief that attention spans are shortening. “I

Corporate Learning Technology Market On Fire

Bersin with Deloitte

The corporate learning technology market is hot. Today we released our newest research on the Learning Management Systems market and it shows a 21% growth to over $2.5 billion in 2014. As many of you know, corporate training is going through a renaissance and a tremendous number of new technologies, content providers, and solutions are now available. […]. Learning Culture Learning Evaluation Learning Providers

8 Actions You Can Take To Survive A Shift

TalentCulture

When do you know a shift is occurring that will significantly alter the competitive landscape and terms of play? Steve Jobs engineered a series of discontinuities that not only changed the world of communication and social engagement, they also vaulted his company to another level.

Nearly Half of Fortune 500 Companies Use E-learning. Why Aren’t You?

SkyPrep

of the most profitable companies in the world, those listed in the Fortune 500, are currently using e-learning tools for online training. Are you still training your staff the old-fashioned way? But this was the old way.

How Social Collaboration and Video are Blending Recruitment and Learning

Peoplefluent

Monday, September 8, 2014 :00am. How Social Collaboration and Video are Blending Recruitment and Learning By Sharlyn Lauby. Those in talent acquisition and talent management have a tendency to think of recruitment and learning management as two separate functions.

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Why Companies Need a Chief Learning Architect

Bersin with Deloitte

The world of corporate learning has gotten very complicated lately. Learning management systems, MOOCs, simulation tools, content management systems, new content providers, social profiles, collaborative learning, video sharing, mobile learning, on-demand learning, new forms of assessment, and the use of Big Data are all changing rapidly. And companies are spending more money on training (up […].

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Three types of learning content and the need for learning speed

InforHCM

Writing training materials used to be so easy. It was the job of one department, and that department wrote almost every source that we learned from. Read the whole entry. » Learning Performance Management L&D LCMS Learning Learning Management Learning Management Systems LMS Performance

How Can Social Learning Benefit Your Company?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we heard from Randy Emelo and Becky Simeon, PhD, about the movement toward social learning and how it has dramatically changed corporate learning. Today, the positive effects of social learning systems. Learn More. For the Advisor.

Learning – No Longer Optional

SumTotal

In the face of today’s hypercompetitive market, driving learning to the core of company culture is key to attracting and retaining top talent. Workforce editor Kate Everson recently connected with SumTotal and Skillsoft executives to talk about the evolution of learning delivery.

Getting that E-learning Course to Work When SCORM isn’t the Problem

Gyrus

But just in case this term is new to you, let’s get start by getting that definition out of the way. SCORM is an e-learning standard. It is the reason you can get your e-learning course from one vendor and still launch and track it from the to be integrated with one another – to “talk” to each other. Students are successfully launching, consuming and completing courses and all of that activity is correctly recorded in the LMS.

Namely Releases Its Open API

Namely

NEW YORK, October 8, 2014 – Namely, the end-to-end HR and payroll platform, has released an open API for clients, partners, and third party developers. With this introduction Namely can now act as the single system of record for all HR data within an organization.

Namely Ranked Among Top Payroll Software User Interfaces

Namely

Brian Westfall is a Market Research Associate with Software Advice, the organization helping buyers choose the right software for their needs. Brian covers the human resources (HR) market, focusing primarily on payroll, learning management systems and video interviewing software.

How To Choose The Best LMS For Your Organisation

Looop.co

If you want to know how to choose the best LMS for your organisation, here’s your answer… There isn’t one. Even L&D, generally, want an LMS – or at least they think they do – in the absence of knowing what they really want, or need. Is the only problem that you don’t have one? That you want to create a single destination for ‘learning’? That you want to track learning – and compliance? It’s the wrong question.

Encourage Employee Development Through HR Technology

SkyPrep

The primary motivator for the emerging millennial workforce is the freedom and flexibility to not only develop their skills, but also their interests. Employers may not initially see the value in encouraging personal development in their employees. eLearning

Learning New Lessons from Your LMS

HRchitect

“Be open to learning new lessons, even if they contradict. the lessons you learned yesterday.” Because when a company utilizes an LMS system, it allows anyone to create, track, manage and distribute learning materials of any kind.

They like us. They really like us: SumTotal, Skillsoft and Customers Win!

SumTotal

As part of Skillsoft, we’ve been able to expand our shared vision to help customers cultivate high-performance cultures and meet the demands of the Learning Age. We are thrilled that industry experts and customers have recognized our ability to align technology with the most important needs driving today’s market. Skillsoft was honored as well, with a Gold award for the “ Best Use of Blended Learning ” in its work for customer Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Communications for an LMS Implementation

Gyrus

In the introduction to the Change Management Strategies Series I mention three major factors effecting change. These include an organized implementation plan, communication, and management buy-in. Who is responsible for steering the implementation? The Midway Point.

Why You Should Keep Track of Employee Training

Insperity

What can tracking your employees’ training do for your human resources strategy? It keeps your workers in compliance with state or industry regulations and puts them on track for advancement so that your business can stay current with prevailing trends and maintain a workforce that is engaged and ready for the future. Continuing education (CE) is required within many fields for workers to stay up-to-date on new technologies, skills and developments within the industry.

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White Board for an Organized LMS Implementation

Gyrus

In the introduction to the Change Management Strategies Series I mention three major factors effecting change. These include an organized implementation plan, communication, and management buy-in. One of the keys to a successful implementation is keeping organized.

3 updates from readers

Ask a Manager

Shortly after the fruit fly incident, our offices were moved from the auxillary building into the main corporate building, which provided a new environment. Part of this move involved the boss losing his private office, and being partially demoted (his job duties were restructured and although he retains the title of “manager” for now, he no longer has any actual manager duties). Probably for the best.

Join Us at the TMA Employee Engagement & Retention Conference this July in Washington DC

David Zinger

The Talent Management Alliance is hosting a conference at The Venable on employee engagement and retention in Washington DC from July 21st to July 23rd 2014. Here is the direct link to the conference if you would like to go there now: the-tma.org/employee-engagement-retention. entitled: What Science Says Leaders, Managers, and Employees Can Do in 7 Minutes to Fully Engage, Achieve Results and Build Relationships.

Employee Engagement: An Action Plan

Brandon Hall

Engagement is a popular topic since most business leaders recognize the value of a highly engaged workforce. But the reality, for most companies, is that engagement is complex and an employee’s perception can differ greatly from their employer’s perception.

What It Means To Be The Best LMS For User Experience

Looop.co

According to e-Learning Industry, Looop is currently the world’s best LMS for user experience. But what does this mean and why is user experience such an important consideration when buying a Learning Management System? The term user experience comes from Software Development and has infiltrated everyday language as more and more people wrestle with ‘digital’ in the context of 21st century business. Learning for the sake of learning is a luxury, for most.

Training Scheduling Software: Key Features & Benefits to Improve Your Training Operations

Training Orchestra

Training Scheduling Software, also known as a Training Scheduling System or Training Management System has quickly become a primary component in the learning technology ecosystem. That’s a significant investment for any training organization.

How to Use Learning to Retain and Grow Your Team

Take It Personel-ly

In 2014, the median age of the workforce was about 42 years old. On the other hand, young employees bring important new skills, such as technological proficiencies. […]. Business Leadership business outcomes business tips Culture Employee Engagement Employee Loyalty Employee Retention Engagement Growth HR hrblog Human Resources Humanbiz Improvement learning Management small business Success Workplace