What's Your LMSs Status? Online Learning Conference 2013 (#olc13) session 504v2


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Here's an updated version of the LMSs Status preso shared initially at the Training Magazine Conference and Expo in Orlando back in Feb. The organizers of their online conference reached out to ask that we present in Chicago, so I updated the deck with new info and relevant stats. Enjoy!

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What's Your LMSs Status? Online Learning Conference 2013 (#olc13) session 504v2

  1. 1. © 2013 The Educe Group. All Rights Reserved. What’s Your LMSs Status? Online Learning Conference 2013 The Educe Group
  2. 2. Introductions & Format Brandon Williams Business Consultant @ The Educe Group – Focal points: • Internal Social Collaboration Platforms and Strategy • Learning and Performance Management Systems Session Information: – Feel free to ask questions along the way • I love being interrupted NOTE: I’ll be posting the full presentation to SlideShare – Links via email or Twitter 2
  3. 3. Informal Polls to Start… Who here uses informal or collaborative technology within their organization? 3 Who here uses a learning management system? Are they integrated into a larger talent management suite? *either together or in combination with Performance*
  4. 4. The Big Picture: A Reminder • “You’ve lost…that…learn-ing feel-ing…” – Do we understand the importance of learning or have we been wrapped up in buzzwords and trends? – Do our sponsors “get it”? • The purpose: Utilize these systems to empower, enable, develop potential of our people – Not just another IT project, not just business goals – It behooves us to align our systems properly 4
  5. 5. The Social Networking Barrage 5 10/6/12 www.soravjain.com
  6. 6. The Social Networking Barrage 6
  7. 7. Where’s the LMS in all this? 7 ?
  8. 8. LMS: Registration and Tracking 8 “A social learning model will not replace, eliminate, or displace traditional formal learning. Companies will still need to create, deliver, manage, and report on certification and compliance initiatives.” David Wilkins, T+D  Self-registration  Manage ILT/VC processes  Deliver WBT  Tracking of compliance and continuing education  Assessments
  9. 9. LMS Statistics 9 $380M $754M 2004 2009 LMS Spending CLO Magazine, August 2009 Bersin by Deloitte, December 2012 The LMS is ranked as one of most important systems in a company’s HR infrastructure. “LMSs are the infrastructure that drives learning, making training administration more efficient and reaching more people through e- learning and reusable content.” CLO Magazine Survey, 2010 Bersin by Deloitte, 2011 CLO Magazine Article, 2012 2013 1,800,000M More than 70% of large organizations have an LMS, and almost 1/3 are considering replacing them.
  10. 10. Common Complaints about the LMS 10 It’s not user friendly Too many clicks Too hard to find anything Don’t know what I need to take Not intuitive I finished my training but it’s not on my transcript Too hard to search Can’t keep up with patches and upgrades Can’t get the reports I need Have to go to too many places to get what I need
  11. 11. LMS: Knowledge Base 11
  12. 12. LMS: Catalog Set Up 12 How is your catalog structured? Does it allow learners to find training that will build targeted skills and competencies? Cornerstone “Subjects” Saba “Categories”
  13. 13. LMS 2.0: Catalog Set Up 13 How is your catalog structured? Does it allow learners to find training that will build targeted skills and competencies? Saba “Categories” Expert Search Featured Categories/Content Grouping by content type and user generated tags
  14. 14. LMS: Portal to Learning 14 Gateway to multiple learning methods Virtual Classroom Web Based Training Podcast Mobile Learning Reference Document ILT
  15. 15. Evolution of LMS 15 Registration and Tracking Web Based Training Curricula / Blended Learning Development Plans/Skills and Competencies Collaborative Capabilities Talent Management ?
  16. 16. LMS and Web 2.0 today 16 “For sure, learning management systems are here to stay. But this is the time to determine whether your LMS stays in the back office and is focused on traditional tasks or if it becomes a cornerstone for new learning and talent requirements” - Josh Bersin “You can lead people to Twitter, but you cannot make them tweet” – Bill Sherman, Intulogy
  17. 17. Metrics in a 2.0+ World • Focus: – Less on utilization metrics – More on the impact skill and training has on employee and organizational performance • Which metrics are more important for business? 18 Traditional Business Metrics Traditional Learning Metrics Revenue Hours of Learning Delivered Profit Margins Participant Seat Time Order Volume % of Passing Exam Scores Customer Satisfaction Unit cost for learning developed Defects Participant Satisfaction Ratings Source: “Begin With the Business in Mind,” Matt Donovan, CLO Magazine, January 2012
  18. 18. Web 2.0 Technology Use 8.7% 31.6% 11.2% 24.8% 23.7% 19 Not using web 2.0 now, but plan to adopt Not using web 2.0, no plans to adopt Using web 2.0 but not for learning Web 2.0 has a minor role in the learning function Web 2.0 has a major role in the learning function “Transforming Learning with Web 2.0 Technologies”, ASTD Research Report
  19. 19. Why adopt Web 2.0 for learning? • Improve knowledge sharing • Foster learning • Provide more informal learning opportunities • Improving communication • Finding resources more easily • Boosting collaboration • Building organizational relationships 20 I4cp/ASTD study sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
  20. 20. Why adopt Web 2.0 for learning? 21 IBM Institute for Business Value November, 2012 Basics Leading edge Future state Captures new ideas from anyone Identify specific opportunities where new ideas could add value to the business Develop processes for collecting internal and external innovations on an ongoing basis Mine social interactions to identify future innovation needs and trends Use internal communities to innovate Build platform where internal communities can come together to share insights Provide resources to moderate communities with the greatest strategic value Identify potential community involvement based on social contributions Enable more structured innovation Conduct ideation events involving employees from across the business Extend innovation events to the larger stakeholder population Embed innovation events and social data into the ongoing product development process
  21. 21. The Evolution of Work • From hierarchies to a more flattened structure • From fixed working hours to flexible working hours • From hoarded information to shared information • From on-premise to the cloud • From email as primary form of communication to being a secondary form of communication • From siloed and fragmented to connected and engaged 22 The Collaborative Organization: A Strategic Guide to Solving Your Internal Business Challenges Using Emerging Social and Collaborative Tools
  22. 22. Future of LMS: Integrated Talent Management 23 Mind the (Skills) Gap, Harvard Business Review http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/09/mind-the-skills-gap/ 1) Increase peer-to-peer learning. 2) Encourage the development of talent ecosystems. “Companies are not making the headway they need to ensure that they have adequate talent — managerial, technical, and functional — in their people pipeline. Many are either „hit-or-miss‟ in their people-management practices — or have identified their priorities but aren‟t translating plans into action.” Creating People Advantage (2012) – BCG/WFPMA
  23. 23. Possible Scenarios 24 LMS Registration and Tracking Knowledge Base Portal to Learning Collaboration Talent Management
  24. 24. Learning Strategy • What do you want your LMS to be? • Many of today’s issues with the LMS are tomorrow’s issues with web 2.0 technologies. • Is your learning environment “user friendly”? The system has to be intuitive for adoption to take hold. • Vendor relationships – what influence do you have in determining their functional direction? • Who owns the business process? Technology decisions should be made looking at environment in its entirety. 25
  25. 25. Overall Learning Strategy 26 Virtual Classroom Knowledge Base/Repository Chat and Discussion LMS Skills and Competencies Talent Integration User-generated content Strategy Mobile Learning
  26. 26. Thank you for your interest! 27 Contact Us Additional information and white papers can be found at: www.educegroup.com Brandon Williams Email: bwilliams@educegroup.com Phone: 301.760.3005 Twitter: @bdotw