Rush to buy a cloud LMS

The LMS Shopping Rush Is On! What’s Driving Buyers?

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Is your organization looking for a new LMS? Join the crowd! As 2014 draws to a close, demand for next-generation learning management systems is booming. In fact, according to industry analyst, Josh Bersin, the global LMS market grew by more than 21% over the past year. It’s now reclaiming center stage as the fastest growing HR software segment.…

LMS usability is more than dazzling visual design and demos

Evaluating LMS Usability: Beyond a Dazzling Demo

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus Have you ever been spellbound by a jaw-dropping software demonstration? Guided tours of new technology sometimes seem like pure magic. So why does the magic often fade when we fire-up that software back at the office? Poor usability is likely to blame. Lack of attention to…

Learning management system built to support social learning

LMS Renovation: Learning From Reality TV

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus If you’re into reality TV, you’ve probably noticed a surge in home renovation shows. The details vary, but the premise is the same. If you want today’s version of a dream house — open floor plan, hardwood floors, chef-grade appliances, master bedroom “retreat” — you can…

Apple from a learning management system user

Choosing LMS Features: Why Less Is More

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus The Vision Marcia Conner is a well-known expert in workplace learning and innovation. Several years ago, she outlined a next-generation software design philosophy that every LMS vendor would be wise to embrace: “…Alan Perlis once wrote, ‘Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.’ In software…

Learning management system technology platform on target

New LMS Survey Report: Is Learning Tech On Target?

Research reveals key learning technology issues and trends By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Learning Starts With Listening If you’re familiar with this blog, you know it doesn’t exist simply to broadcast our vision of enterprise learning technology. Instead, we spend most of our time listening to L&D professionals, reflecting on key issues, and exchanging…