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…

Imagining the ideal learning mangement system

LMS Survey: What’s On Your Radar?

When you imagine an ideal LMS, what do you see? No, really. By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus (Editor’s Note 12/11/13: The LMS survey mentioned in this post is no longer accepting responses. However, nearly 400 learning professionals participated, and we’ve prepared a free report. Click here to download your copy now. Thanks!) When you…

Training industry survey about LMS preferences

LMS Wish List – Coming Full Circle in 2013

Updated Poll Results Underscore Key Issues & Opportunities By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus As we roll into 2013, the business world is abuzz with predictions – and the learning and talent management industry is no exception. But yesterday, rising through the noise of New Year’s trend analysis, I heard an inspiring voice from a…

Most wanted features list for learning management system

Your LMS Wish List – Then and Now

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Astronaut Neil Armstrong once defined research as “creating new knowledge.” In the workplace, new knowledge has potential to create business value – so for corporate learning professionals, research can be a worthy endeavor. Last year, we created a bit of new knowledge when we partnered with TrainingIndustry.com to conduct…