Easily one of the fastest growing segments of the HR software market, learning and development systems help companies create, deliver, and track employee development efforts. Also called Learning Management Systems (LMS), this HR software focuses on competency (knowledge, skill, and ability) tracking and integrates with full talent management systems to manage full employment lifecycle training, skills and demand planning. This Learning and Development software channel has been developed to provide insights into Learning Management System research, recommendations, and best practices.
Learning & Development Systems
An increasing number of organizations are turning to Learning & Development Software solutions to improve staff productivity and business performance—leveraging Learning Management software to develop learning content; distribute learning through on-line venues; track employee development efforts; and spend less time in data capture and analysis modes.
Certpoint Software is a comprehensive Learning Management System (LMS) that brings together traditional LMS, Learning Content Management System (LCMS), competency, and performance management functions. Our vendor solution brief touches on these functions and looks at the company's offerings, viability, and whether this solution may be right for you.
Less than two years old, ANCILE Solutions is building a global reputation for highly scalable learning and performance software systems. The company's LMS software, uLearn is rated as a serious niche player by Gartner and with a base of 920K new users, it's clear that the company is growing quickly. Here we take a quick look to brief you on what this learning system has to offer.
The IMC CLIX Learning suite aims for broad client appeal on an international basis with wide scalability to include organizations of any size. However, though this learning software is highly rated by the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for seamless integration and social functionality, IMC's full impact on the U.S. marketplace remains to be seen.
Mobile learning is just the latest in a series of HRIS technology advances designed to reach learners from outside the normal office structure. As opposed to e-learning, m-learning is available when the need actually arises and has the key objectives of ease and access—driving any needed learning through context and in real-time.
Learning management systems (LMS) are one of the oldest types of HR software and as such have probably evolved through more incarnations than most. Bersin & Associates' latest annual LMS report suggests that the next wave of changes are happening now and an understanding of the current market and trends is essential to avoid the inevitable pitfalls.
Much like the latest incarnations of CRM software, the latest learning and development technology is improving upon prior versions. Corporate Learning Systems (CLS) are finding their way into the hearts of organizations by combining formal, informal, and social learning capabilities under one roof. But as the war for talent rages on, are CLS really an improvement or just more vendor hype destined for the shelf?
The Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is the go-to method for decreasing learning costs and increasing learning effectiveness with Learning Management Systems (LMS). Yet, few companies understand the benefits and the hidden SCORM issues that must be considered when selecting an Learning Management Software vendor.