The LMS/LCMS market is split into three categories when it comes to social learning – do nothing, barely put your toes in the water or jump in. Those who do nothing or barely place their feet into the water are going to eventually see themselves isolated in this space.
The rapid content authoring tool (RCAT) market has grown significantly in the past two years and will continue to do so. However, what one vendor considers RCAT is different than another, and two trends are noticeably showing up, one good, the other bad.
The Plateau Talent Management System has made great improvements in what the end user sees on the front end, with ease of use highly visible, but still has issues with the administration user interface and reporting.
APIs and Mashups enable you to have new features and capabilities within your learning management system, CMS and even your learning portal. Take your system to new heights and your learners will thank you. The possibilities are limitless.
GeoLearning GeoMaestro is a good LMS with lots of great features with ease of use being a key. The solution takes learning to the next level, but its choice to have a minimal social learning platform is baffling.
Mzinga OmniSocial is a robust social learning platform which offers something for everyone. Regardless if you want a full SAAS standalone solution with LMS capabilities – that you can choose to use or not, or a product whereas you can select certain apps to integrate into your web site or learning portal. OmniSocial delivers.
E-Learning is changing with the arrival of consumer slate tablets – mobile learning, social learning, virtual words, real time webinars with audio/video and people you can talk to and hear and much more. On the go, in the cloud – the revolution is coming and yes, it has landed.
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Many people assume that if they build/implement and launch their LMS, that all their employees are going to be running to it and accessing it. Worse, they believe if it is mandatory, it will especially happen. Sadly, it does not. Developing a marketing strategy and campaigns are essential to your success with your learners and system’s growth.
Many people have no idea on when it comes to the LMS landscape. They assume that the larger players are the best, the smaller ones are the worst. They are unfamiliar with the how the market works and what is out there. They never know the inside scoop. Now, they will.