EdCast, one of the leading providers of Learning Experience Platforms, just announced the acquisition of Leapest, a fast-growing provider of learning marketplace content and technology with 1,600 enterprise customers and over 5,000 courses. This has the potential to change the game in the LXP market.
Category: Content Development
Content development refers to the industry of tools, practices, methodologies, and solution providers who build training content. This category discusses all aspects to building great content, reusing content, and using advanced media for training and learning applications.
As an experienced technology and HR analyst, I’m always a little skeptical about new tools. In the case of Virtual Reality (VR), I played around with the cardboard VR from the New York Times, but never really thought it was ready for prime time.
Wow, was I wrong.
About a year ago I went ... Read more»
As I’ve described in several articles over the last few weeks, the Learning Experience Platform (LXP) market is growing rapidly. This market is now over $200M in size, growing at over 100% per year, and vendors like Degreed, EdCast, Fuse, CornerstoneOnDemand, SkillSoft, Valamis, and others are jumping in.
In this article I’d like ... Read more»
It isn’t every day that an industry analyst gets to go behind the scenes of an iconic and controversial company, but this week I had that chance. Invited by the HR and corporate learning team, I spent a day at Tesla. I went for the plant tour, wandered around the corporate offices, and spent a ... Read more»
The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing. More than 35 million people enrolled in online courses this year, doubling the enrollments from 2014. (That’s equal to one out of five working professionals in the US!)
Today there are more ... Read more»
A shoe just dropped in the talent management marketplace. Workday introduced Workday Learning, the company’s new solution for learning management (LMS), career development, video content sharing, and video management. (Workday Learning is scheduled to be generally available in second half of 2016, with early availability starting this year.)
This is a significant announcement for several ... Read more»
Wow. After more than three years of decline in spending, corporate training budgets just jumped up 9.5% last year. (Just released, 2012 Bersin & Associates Corporate Learning Factbook®). Good news for corporate HR teams and business leaders in general.
This is a huge increase, bringing the average spending per employee to over $800, or ... Read more»
But ultimately it isn’t software that drives business results: it’s the practices of talent management that matters. Our research shows that companies which ... Read more»
We have been conducting a series of workshops around the country on best-practices in corporate social learning, and the results have been really overwhelming. As I’ve discussed with many of you, we really are in the middle of a revolution in corporate training, as we all learn to adapt the concepts of formal training toward ... Read more»
Next week we launch IMPACT 2011: The Business of Talent®, our fourth annual research conference.
For those of you who follow our blogs and our research, the conference is sold out. But if you would like the excitement of attending the conference virtually, our marketing team has put together a wonderful opportunity for you ... Read more»