INN203 Is There Life After the LMS?
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Thursday, October 26
Expo Hall: Innovation Showcase Stage
Respected industry analyst Josh Bersin has highlighted that more companies are choosing to turn their learning management systems “off.” When the inevitable five- to seven-year cycle of replacing the LMS comes up for discussion, more and more companies are simply not bothering to replace the old with the new.
If you are facing this decision in the near future, the obvious question is: What is the alternative?
Will an LMS always be necessary, or are you just paying deference to the investments in eLearning that you’ve already made? What might life look like after the LMS?
In this session, you will learn:
- Why organizations are choosing to “turn off” their LMSs
- What alternatives exist for delivering learning experiences
- How other organizations are changing their learning architectures
- How you can build the business case for an alternative to an LMS
Intermediate to advanced managers, directors, and senior leaders (VP, CLO, executive, etc.).
Technology discussed in this session:
Content curation tools, xAPI, learning record stores (LRSs), and personal learning environments.
Ben Betts is the CEO of HT2 Labs, where his work has helped to define the next generation of workplace learning platforms. Since completing his PhD researching the impact of gamification on adult social learning, Ben has gone on to author and contribute chapters for many books, to publish academic papers, and to present at conferences around the world, including TEDx. Today, Ben’s focus is exclusively on helping companies learn from their employees’ collective experiences, using all of the knowledge he has gained from 15 years in the business. His research focuses on self-directed learning in the workplace, social learning, gamification, and xAPI.