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Research into LMS market published
Bersin & Associates has announced the availability of its newest research study - 'Learning Management Systems 2008: Facts, Practical Analysis, Trends, and Vendor Profiles'.

Partnership delivers learning for youth services
The Partnership for Young London, BT and the youth services of four London boroughs - Croydon, Richmond, Tower Hamlets and Westminster - have joined forces to develop new ways of delivering workforce development materials.

Bersin & Associates releases LMS study
Bersin & Associates has released its latest research report - 'LMS Customer Satisfaction 2007: An Industry Analysis of the Customer Experience with Learning Management Systems'.

Free seminars at Learning Technologies exhibition
Learning Technologies is hosting over thirty free seminars during the forthcoming exhibition at London Olympia on 31 January and 1 February 2007.

Information Transfer and Priory Group scoop award
Information Transfer and Priory Group have won the award for 'The best e-learning project securing widespread adoption' at the E-Learning Awards 2006.

BAE Systems opts for InfoBasis skills software
BAE Systems has deployed skills management software from InfoBasis.

Norwich Union Life implements InfoBasis ESM
Norwich Union has deployed InfoBasis Enterprise Skills Manager (InfoBasis ESM) throughout the IT department of its Life Business Unit.

Trainer1 offers latest version of CourseMill LMS
e-Learning company Trainer1 is offering the latest release of CourseMill, Trivantis' learning management system (LMS).

Priory Group launches new intranet
The Priory Group has launched a new corporate intranet for its 5,000 staff located across the UK. The intranet was designed by Information Transfer, who also developed the Priory Group's learning management system.
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SumTotal joins Google Enterprise Professional programme
SumTotal Systems has announced it has joined the Google Enterprise Professional programme. As a partner in the program, SumTotal says it is integrating the Google Search Appliance within its learning management enterprise suite.

College opts for Enterprise Study from BroadSkill
BroadSkill this week marked six months of operation of the first implementation of Enterprise Study Platform (ESP) in an academic institution.

e2train provides MLE to Strategic Health Authority
Avon, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire Strategic Health Authority has selected e2train to supply its new managed learning environment (MLE) across all of the authority's 25 NHS Trusts, taking in some 65,000 staff.

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Research and reports

New LMS study launched
Bersin & Associates has announced the availability of its latest research study, "Learning Management Systems 2006: Facts, Practical Analysis, Trends, and Vendor Profiles."

Study looks at direction of learning & performance management
Bersin & Associates have recently completed a nine-month study on the direction of learning and performance management.

Elearnity challenges corporate LMS direction
Learning analyst firm eLearnity has challenged corporates to rethink their approach and commitment to Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Study looks at customer satisfaction with learning management systems
Bersin & Associates have released its latest research report: 'LMS Customer Satisfaction 2005: An Industry Analysis of the Customer Experience'.

New report looks at low-cost learning management systems
A recent informal survey showed that greater than 80 percent of all companies looking to purchase a learning management system have a budget of less than $100,000.

e2train offers free white paper on LMS benefits
e2train has produced a free white paper on the business benefits of implementing a Learning Management System (LMS). According to e2train, the white paper was inspired by work recently undertaken in partnership with clients, who have actively analysed the ROI on their Learning Management Systems.

New LMS report available

Bersin & Associates has announced the availability of its latest report, 'Learning Management Systems 2004: Facts, Practical Analysis, and Trends.'

Research shows workforce performance management top HR priority

PeopleSoft, Inc. have announced the findings of its first PeoplePulse Human Capital Management (HCM) customer survey.

Article archive

Do we need management systems?
Bob Little reports on the in-depth discussions on learning management systems, skills management systems and virtual classrooms that took place at the March 2004 meeting of the eLearning Network.

Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Learning Management Systems
Part 3: Virtual Classrooms
Part 4: Skills Management Systems
Part 5: Getting the 'right' management system

Managing a management system
There are many management systems on the market but buyers should be driving the process of defining what they want these systems to do, rather than buying what the vendors want to sell.

The implementation of competence management
How to approach it and the pitfalls to watch out for. This article covers organisational readiness, communications campaigns, the project team, pilot testing, the rollout and return on investment.

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