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: Enterprise Learning
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»
There’s a lot going on in the corporate learning market this year. Micro-learning, learning in the flow of work, virtual reality, and much more. And to add fuel to the fire, HR and business leaders tell me corporate learning is the most important thing on their mind these days. This video will give you ... Read more»
Several months ago I started writing about Learning in The Flow Of Work, an idea based on many trends in the workforce today. (video details below.) Well, I want to give you an update: a lot of progress is happening.
On the technology side, almost every learning vendor is now adding tools to ... Read more»
I’ve been studying HR and L&D for almost 20 years now, and I constantly get the question “how do you compute the ROI of learning?”
I get tired of answering this question, so I often turn the question back and say “what do you think would happen if nobody in your company ever learned anything?” ... Read more»
Several years ago, as I saw the rapid growth of platforms like Degreed, EdCast, and Pathgather, I coined the phrase “Learning Experience Platforms,” and the name really stuck. Today this product category is quite real and rapidly expanding.
In fact, based on research I’ve just completed with more than 20 different vendors, the LXP ... Read more»
This week LinkedIn released a fascinating study that shows how many of us tend to “sleepwalk” through our careers. As the research shows, almost one in four Americans are drifting along in their career, not sure what to do next. And this is happening while almost half of Millennials now want to find a new ... Read more»
India is an amazing country. I just spent a week there meeting with clients and talking at the PeopleMatters HR Tech 18 conference and came home excited and invigorated.
In this article let me briefly give you some things to think about.
Since the acquisition of Lynda.com in 2015, LinkedIn has become a tidal wave in corporate learning. It feels like they’re going everywhere, and you don’t want to get in the way.
If you go back only a few years (June of 2016 when LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft), LinkedIn was primarily a professional ... Read more»
This week I have the opportunity to speak at the PeopleMatters TechHR 2018 Conference in Delhi, and I’m going to introduce a topic I’ll be speaking about at other conferences this fall: an entirely new world of HR technology taking place before our eyes…. one focused on HR In The Flow of Work™.
As ... 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»
Today Degreed, one of the pioneering vendors of Learning Experience Platforms (LXP), announced plans to acquire Pathgather, another innovator in this space. This acquisition gives Degreed clear market share leadership in this fast-growing new market, putting pressure on challengers like EdCast, CornerstoneOnDemand, Skillsoft, LinkedIn and others to move faster as ... Read more»