Academic Learning

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions


The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. We have spent the last two years interviewing hundreds of global learning technology professionals on both the vendor and practitioner sides of the fence.  We ask them all about business drivers, trends, [...more...]

Intro to the Continuing Education Admin Nightmare


In the previous phase of my career as LMS sales guy, I did a lot of work with associations and continuing education providers.  I thought I’d seen and heard it all with respect to continuing education administration, but nothing compares with [...more...]

LMS Reviews: Brightwave Tessello


  Brightwave, with their innovative xAPI driven tessello learning system, focuses on managing the real-life balance of learning by doing (experiential), learning from others (social) and formal learning (old school). Brightwave is from the [...more...]

LinkedIn Outfoxes Many with Acquisition


  It wasn’t the shot heard around the world by any means, but it should have been.  Last week LinkedIn announced plans to acquire content aggregator for $1.5 billion.  I am a learning technology analyst focused on the business of [...more...]