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In addition, this latest report on the state of the learning management system (LMS) industry includes perceptive comments on LMS market trends and forces, as well as developing trends in LMS features. Craig Weiss also presents a continent-by-
According to Craig, the LMS industry is stronger than it has been in the past with new systems appearing and, in many cases, with modern interfaces, beneficial features and useful components. Key issues over the next year will include the likely degree of influence of business intelligence, built-in customer relationship management (CRM) and Big Data on LMSs.
His market analysis concludes that e-learning is ‘on the rise in Africa’; ‘moving towards adoptability’
Craig who, earlier this month, was named as the second most influential person in the world (http://www.trainingpressreleases.com/
“The non-availability of high quality support is still the main reason why clients abandon their LMS,” said Craig. “On the other side of the equation, vendors are increasingly tempting buyers by bundling courses with the LMS at no extra charge.”
Craig believes that coping with video and gamification will be the two key LMS issues of 2014. He added: “In terms of its lifecycle, the LMS market is on the border of ‘growth’ and ‘maturity’
The LMS State of Industry 2014 report explains the criteria against which each of the 582 LMSs were judged. Of these, the top 100 LMSs were reduced to 50, each of which receive a brief synopsis including, where applicable, their ‘pluses’ and ‘minuses’.
“This process is made more complex by the fact any two LMSs differ only by some ten per cent, on average, in terms of their features,” commented Craig.
“ExpertusOne has now achieved the number one ranking two years in a row. This is because it has everything, from ‘on/off synch’ and gamification to a modern and crisp user interface to strong support.”
Copies of the LMS State of Industry 2014 report are available from E-Learning 24/7 (http://www.elearning247.co/
About Craig Weiss
Craig Weiss is an e-learning analyst, international speaker, consultant and advisor whose firm, E-Learning 24/7, provides services to buyers and suppliers in the e-learning industry. His E-Learning 24/7 blog is read in 133 countries and, since launching the blog in late 2009, his forecasts and projections on e-learning have been over 90% accurate.
Recently, he was named the second most influential person in the world for corporate e-learning.
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