Learning Management Systems

March 30, 2020 D2L Enabling Rapid Transition to Online Learning Through Quick Start Care Package

Configuring online learning can take time and resources not all organizations have, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. D2L is assisting with this through a Quick Start Care Package to help organizations rapidly transition to online learning.

March 29, 2020 Impact of COVID-19 on HR Technology

What is changing in the HR technology space as a result of COVID-19? Some organizations are seeing an uptick in interest and customer support, while others are providing free access to their product.

March 12, 2020 Cornerstone Continues to Invest in Learning Suite With Acquisition of Saba

Cornerstone is acquiring Saba, a learning management system, to further invest in its learning offerings and gain reach in the market. With this acquisition, the organization intends to accelerate product development.

March 11, 2020 Cornerstone Acquires AI-Powered Organization to Advance Its Learning Suite

Cornerstone acquires Clustree to incorporate AI into its learning solutions. As a result, Cornerstone’s Learning Suite displays deep knowledge of employee skills, which can inform promotions or job changes, areas for learning, and recruiting decisions.

January 14, 2020 Sakai 19.3 Maintenance Released

This is the third maintenance release since Sakai 19 was released in spring 2019. Thanks to its open-source community, Sakai is continuously providing fixes, security updates, and improvements to its users.

January 07, 2020 iSpring Releases New Course-Selling Platform, Flora LMS

iSpring expands its product offering with Flora LMS, a subscription-based course-selling platform targeted at business trainers, edupreneurs, and training companies.

October 29, 2019 Pearson’s Global Learning Survey Points to the Shift to Life-Long, Learner-Driven Education

Pearson released the results of its Global Learning Survey. This is the first time that Pearson has undertaken such a study to capture the opinions of 11,000 learners across 19 countries. The study uncovered eight key trends indicating a shift to life-long, learner driven education.

October 23, 2019 Blackboard Announces Integration With Amazon’s Alexa

Blackboard has announced its partnership with Amazon’s Alexa to launch a new Skill for its flagship learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn. Learners (and their parents) will be able to get information about their profile and coursework simply by asking Alexa.

September 27, 2019 Absorb LMS Acquires eLogic Learning LMS – Its Second Acquisition of 2019

Absorb LMS has acquired Tampa-based eLogic Learning LMS. This is the second acquisition in its aggressive acquisition growth strategy, following its acquisition of Torch LMS in May.

September 17, 2019 TalentLMS Releases Version 4.0 Focusing on Simplicity and User Experience

TalentLMS 4.0 features several new features along with an improved user interface. While none of the new features are game changers, they are marginal improvements that TalentLMS users and administrators will enjoy.

August 19, 2019 iSpring Learn LMS Release Focuses on Automation for Admins

iSpring has released an update that includes three major improvements to its Learn LMS platform. These updates are focused on making the role of admin easier and to cut down on the amount of time spent managing content and user lists.

August 19, 2019 SumTotal Release 19.2 Features Innovative Artificial-Intelligence Powered Tool

SumTotal 19.2 is its second release of 2019 and solidifies its focus on creating an end-to-end talent development solution. Its new SumTotal Intelligent Assistant (SIA) is the highlight of the update, providing users the ability to translate web searches and internet content into relevant training content within the SumTotal LMS.

July 19, 2019 Docebo 7.7 Includes Eight New Features and Upgrades

Docebo’s latest product release, Docebo 7.7, increases personalization for enterprise learning and brand identity. The release also includes improved automated content suggestions through its artificial intelligence and course enrollment based on personalized learning paths.

June 18, 2019 Absorb LMS Acquires Torch LMS as Part of Acquisition Growth Strategy

Absorb LMS has acquired Utah-based Torch LMS. This acquisition is the first in its acquisition growth strategy, financed through its Silversmith Capital Partners investment.

May 27, 2019 eLogic Learning Releases iOS App for Its eSSential LMS

eLogic Learning claims to be taking the lead in mobile support by releasing its iOS app. However, offering a mobile experience has been table stakes in the industry for quite some time.

May 10, 2019 Adobe Captivate Prime Introduces Gamification for User-Generated Content and a New Manager Compliance Dashboard

Recently, Adobe Captivate Prime released an update that is more than just tweaking the interface. The latest update introduces social tools, gamification, and user-generated content tools as well as improvements to compliance monitoring.

April 16, 2019 Docebo Releases Its eLearning Trends for 2019 Whitepaper

Docebo Learning Platform has released its Top Trends for eLearning in 2019. While these types of vendor-led research reports align their trends to their product, they can provide some insight into the landscape and what features the vendor will be focusing on in the coming year.

April 15, 2019 LMS vs LXP: What’s the Difference?

In its most basic terms, a learning experience platform (LXP/LEP) sits on top of your learning management system (LMS) to create a better discovery experience for your employees. Think of it as the platform that turns your LMS into (for lack of a better comparison) Netflix.

February 14, 2019 Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 Is a Step Up for Cloud Backup

New cloud data management capabilities are part of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4. With the steady shift from cloud as a backup target to cloud as a backup source, organizations need to address cloud native backup.

December 21, 2018 Train to Gain: Training the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

Academia often struggles to keep up with the evolving cybersecurity landscape, and employers often note that the technical and soft skills learned in education programs lack real-world application. It involves both education and corporate training to build a strong cybersecurity workforce.