Before you can discuss social learning you must understand the social media market, understand the data and see the trends. Then and only then, can u see where social learning falls with consumers and vendors. This study answers those points.
In the LMS marketplace, 20% offer trials, 30% use social media, some are charging storage fees, others forget they are in a global marketplace, and we as consumers are not being heard.
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 top ten trends in LMS/LCMS space. Topics are Extended Enterprise, Social Learning, Mobile Learning, APIs and Widgets, Global Markets, Europe and U.K., Asia, End user front-end UI, Wizards, Graphs & Administration side and Talent & Performance Management solutions.
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.
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Social media continues to grow and expand on a constant rate. As a result, new opportunities and features are possible to incorporate in social learning, regardless of the platform – LMS/LCMS, standalone, learning community, portal, etc.
For social learning to achieve success, it must be integrated into social media. While some can argue that this is web 2.0, it is more along the lines of social media moving beyond its initial incarnation under the buzzword web 2.0.
Too many people in the e-learning industry have been caught up in the buzz word of “web 2.0” when it comes to LMS/LCMS or frankly anything tied to the e-learning sector. In reality, what they should be saying is “social media” and dumping the buzz word of web 2.0.
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