Category: LMS, LCMS

Learning Management Systems (LMS) represent a $3Billion+ marketplace of software platforms that manage corporate training, e-learning, video sharing, assessment, and development. Today a new breed of learning platforms is reinventing the LMS market.

New Research: Cloud-Based HCM Can Redefine Employee Experience

We just completed two years of research on cloud-based HCM (human capital management) systems and the results are striking. Among the 35+ implementations we studied, the findings are now clear: these systems do much more than clean up IT systems: they transform the employee experience.

Just to be clear, the cloud as a computing ... Read more»

How The Creator Market Is Totally Disrupting Corporate Training

The Creator Market has been unleashed, eating everything in its path. TikTok’s revenue jumped to $34 Billion last year and this year (2022) it could be more than twice this number. And TikTok, as a company, doesn’t build any content at all.

This new industry, the Creator Market, is responsible for the fastest-growing companies in ... Read more»

Cornerstone Xplor Launches A New Era In Corporate Learning

This week Cornerstone, the largest provider of corporate learning technology (and LMS), launched a new product that is likely to change the market. Cornerstone Xplor, a new skills-based, AI-powered platform designed as an LXP, talent mobility, career, and skills platform, has the potential to change the L&D landscape. Let me explain why.

First, Cornerstone ... Read more»

The Learning Record Store Comes Of Age

The corporate learning industry becomes more massive every day. We estimate that more than $280 billion is spent on training, upskilling, and professional certification programs and there are now many billions of dollars spent on collaborative learning platforms, content, SkillsTech, and industry solutions.

How do you measure all this stuff?

Well as I ... Read more»

Instructure Sells Bridge (LMS) For $50M to Learning Technologies Group

I don’t often write about M&A transactions unless they’re strategic but this one points out an important topic. In the complex, competitive market for HR and learning solutions (it is the reddest of “red oceans” out there), companies have to focus on sales, marketing, and positioning to succeed.

Here’s the back story. Instructure... Read more»

Skillsoft Reinvented: In A Bold And Exciting Way

Skillsoft is one of the most fascinating companies in the marketplace. As the pioneering company in online learning (founded in 1998, originally focused on soft skills), the founders aggressively defined the market for web-based corporate training and rapidly dominated the landscape. During my years as an analyst I watched the company go from ... Read more»

Talent Marketplace Platforms Explode Into View

Over the last five years companies have been working to improve internal talent mobility. Not only does it save money on recruiting, it enables companies to find internal expertise which is often hidden in the organization. And it creates a strong sense of engagement and belonging in the workforce.

Why is this such a big ... Read more»

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Cornerstone Acquires Saba: A Market Leader Acquires A Pioneer

Today CornerstoneOnDemand announced plans to acquire Saba, cementing the consolidation of the enterprise learning management systems market. Together, the combined company would have total recurring revenue of around $818 Million in 2019, making the company a near billion-dollar recurring revenue company.

While this makes Cornerstone a force to be reckoned with, it represents the ... Read more»

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Degreed Acquires Adepto: The LXP Showdown Begins

Today Degreed, one of the leading providers of Learning Experience Platforms, announced its acquisition of Adepto, a London-based provider of contract and gig work systems. The company positions itself as providing a “total talent” platform, because they help companies manage the ongoing shift from “jobs to work” and what I often call the new “Pixelated ... Read more»

HR Technology 2020: Disruption Ahead

It’s Fall again and I’m finishing up my biggest-ever report on HR Technology:  The HR Tech 2020 Disruptions Study.

hr technology disruptions bersinhr technology disruptions bersinThis comprehensive study is done in partnership with LRP, the producers of the HR Technology Conference, so you can get your hands on it in one of two ways. 

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