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Profile Of An Entrepreneur: Adam Miller, Founder of Cornerstone

I want to tell a story about an entrepreneur, and in the process tell you the story of an industry: the industry of online learning.

It All Started in 1998

The Netscape Browser was launched in 1994, and within four years (1998) a cottage industry of online learning had begun. Internet bandwidth was spotty, video ... Read more»

The War Of The Skills Clouds

I’ve been writing about the explosion of Skills Ontologies from Workday, Degreed, EdCast, Gloat, Fuel 50, and others.  Well today Cornerstone, the largest provider of Learning Management Systems, just entered the war through the acquisition of Clustree.

What’s really going on?

It’s pretty simple. In today’s world of work, jobs are changing so ... Read more»

Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Market Grows Up: Now Too Big To Ignore

The learning experience platform (LXP) market is growing up fast.  Only a few years ago startup companies like Pathgather, Degreed, and EdCast pioneered the idea of a platform to make corporate learning content easy to find. These next-generation portals took off and now thousands of companies are looking to put their Learning Management System ... Read more»

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

This week ADP, the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). This announcement has the potential to significantly impact the human capital and talent management software markets.

Background on ADP

You probably think ADP is a payroll company. Tt is much more.  In ... Read more»

SAP to buy SuccessFactors:  Major Shift in Talent Management Market (updated)

SAP to buy SuccessFactors: Major Shift in Talent Management Market (updated)

This weekend SAP announced plans to acquire SuccessFactors for approximately $3.4 billion (almost 10X 2011 revenues).

Just last week we delivered a webinar on trends in the Talent Management Systems market, and discussed the fact that this market is rapidly becoming commoditized and that the big vendors were starting to make a major impact.  Listen ... Read more»

The Talent Management Software Slump

The Talent Management Software Slump

We have been carefully looking at the Talent Management Software market over the last few weeks, and the first quarter of 2009 was a bit of a disaster.   The market for performance and succession management software, which we believe finished 2008 around $520M in size and is expected to grow to $655M in 2009, had ... Read more»