E-Learning is changing right in front of our eyes. Learning Management systems are adding talent management components. Full talent management systems are starting to flip into human capital management systems. Is it ever going to stop?
In this week’s post, we explore the state of standalone assessment/quiz tools and online proctoring systems. I also discuss Collaborative Learning Systems, formally online authoring systems. Lastly, the latest news on the Podcasts and a one question survey on advanced analytics for administrators.
The LMS industry as a whole, continues to ignore what many e-learning customers are seeking in terms of features. Consumers want stronger administrative capabilities, more consumer marketplace components and mobile.
The BlueVolt LMS is a power rich extended enterprise system, that despite a few minor misfires is a system that easily can be recommended.
TechKnowledge 2012 offered a little something for everyone, with some cool products and equally lame products. Surprises abounded and yet, ASTD TK12 stil failed at a few levels, which was baffling, especially for the number of times this show has been offered.
The RCAT market is starting to really show their hand. While some features are becoming more and more common, others are slowly growing. Yet for all the wonderful capabilities, the market is still struggling with adding features that set them apart.
Selecting the right LMS doesn’t begin with feature sets or even components. Rather it should be based on your segment – i.e. education/academia or corporate, then and only then, should features come into play.
Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, this is the time to reflect and say thanks to those who have done an outstanding work – either with new features, capabilities or services. However, there are those who do not deserve thanks. They are hurting our industry with roadblocks. The question is why?
Adobe announced on Nov. 9, that it is ditching Flash for mobile devices and instead focusing on HTML5 development. This is the right move. For HTML5 fans, vindication. For Flash fans, shock. Isn’t life great?
Mindflash.com offers a new set of cool features to compliment its easy to use functionality. While they have added a non-linear navigation approach in their preview window, they fail to continue it in their active mode.