Mobile Learning + Gamification: Postcards From the Edge

By guest contributor Katrina Baker, Technology director ATD LA & author of LMS Success Mobile. Is there any bigger technology trend in business — especially in learning? With a workforce that is constantly traveling, and millennial employees demanding instant access to training and performance support, mobile innovation is helping learning organizations adapt. But these new opportunities also bring challenges. What should learning professionals keep…

LMS ROI: New Math for Modern Learning Technology

By Tim Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Sales, Expertus You’ve done the research. You know the facts. You believe a modern, SaaS-based learning management system is a smart move for your training initiatives and your organization’s bottom line. But it takes more than conviction and positive word-of-mouth to get buy-in from your stakeholders, business units and…

LMS Tech Today: What Do Learning Leaders Say?

By guest contributor, Katrina Baker, elearning consultant & author, LMS Success Recently, I had an opportunity to lead a discussion on corporate learning technology at the Expertus customer summit. This event was special for me because it brought me face-to-face with a group of training managers and administrators who are genuinely committed to transforming the way learning happens in their organizations.…

Learning and Engagement: How Do You Connect The Dots?

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus As a specialist in how to market training, I’m always curious about what organizations do to connect people with learning experiences. But recently, learning engagement seems to be a hot topic across the L&D community. Casual conversations with colleagues at the Bersin by Deloitte IMPACT summit and the ATD Conference confirmed that other learning professionals are just as concerned as I…

Extended Enterprise Learning is increasingly popular in businesses of all sizes

Trend Report: Extended Enterprise Training Goes Mainstream

By guest contributors, Catherine Upton and Jerry Roche, Elearning! magazine If you’re an online banking customer, or if you use software like Salesforce.com, you’ve probably learned how to use those applications through online training. In recent years, many organizations have developed extended enterprise training (EET) programs to educate external audiences. In fact, almost half of learning organizations now…

Learning Engagement: 4 Laws of Attraction

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Industry events are often eye-opening experiences — and this year’s learning community conferences were no exception. In fact, for me, one of the most memorable takeaways came between sessions at the Bersin Impact Conference, as I compared notes with the learning director at a Fortune 100 company. She said that, when she was a new…

LMS Selection Advice: Who Do You Trust?

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Corporate learning transformation. For years, it seemed like wishful thinking — available only to a few visionary L&D leaders with very deep pockets. But now, that promise is within reach for any organization — thanks to recent innovations in learning management systems, cloud computing, social networks and mobile technologies. As the economy rebounds, it’s…