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Is It Time For a Vacation From LMS Complexity?

By Caleb Johnson, Director of Strategic Accounts, Expertus “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” -Earl Jones Are you struggling with information overload? Then perhaps you’re considering an “unplugged” or “tech-free” vacation. This latest tourism trend is rapidly gaining popularity. Essentially, people pay a lot of…

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New LMS Survey Report: Is Learning Tech On Target?

Research reveals key learning technology issues and trends By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Learning Starts With Listening If you’re familiar with this blog, you know it doesn’t exist simply to broadcast our vision of enterprise learning technology. Instead, we spend most of our time listening to L&D professionals, reflecting on key issues, and exchanging…

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The Business Value Of Channel Education

Lessons from Excellent Partner Programs By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus At many companies, channel performance is essential for overall business success. It makes sense to invest in strong partner education programs — assuming that the more product knowledge and competence resellers acquire, the better they’ll perform and the more loyal they’ll be. But how…

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Moving Up – Taking Learning to the Cloud

How to Align Training, Technology and Collaboration with Business Goals By Ramesh Ramani, Founder and CEO, Expertus Today, due to tightened budgets and diminishing returns, your senior leadership is likely challenged to demonstrate the value of training and related learning investments. They’re being asked to directly correlate specific workforce, partner and customer learning initiatives with…

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Building a Better Certification Program

A Roadmap for Improving Business Partner Loyalty,  Mind Share and Revenue By Mohana Radhakrishnan, VP Client Services, Expertus Do you struggle to keep your partners engaged? Are you challenged with providing global channel support? Do you know which resellers are the most productive – and why? In today’s tough economic landscape, channel partner sales reps…

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Learning Portals – The Build vs. Buy Dilemma

Why You Should Proceed With Caution When Planning Your Next Portal By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director, Client Services, Expertus Recently, the chief learning officer of a major U.S. software company made one seemingly small tactical error that morphed into a horror story of massive proportions – for him and his company. The terror began in…

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Global Product Training on a Shoestring

New Learning Strategies & Technology Make it Easy to Provide High-Quality Programs - Without All the Cost By Mohana Radhakrishnan, Vice President, Client Services,  Expertus Recently we conducted a survey on global product training. Two key facts emerged: 1) Increasing budget constraints are a universal concern. 2) Nearly half of respondents allocate less than 10% of their annual training budgets to programs delivered outside of their…