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The Amazing E-Learning Roadshow

The Amazing E-Learning Roadshow

By Craig Weiss
Hosted by Craig Weiss, the leading expert worldwide for learning systems, top three in the world for e-learning. He tracks the trends and reports with an independent eye.
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R U Asking the Right Questions to your content provider?
Reviewing and examing the data on your learning system as it relates to usage and engagement by your learners with a 3rd party publisher or provider is just part of the story. The real data, the metrics you want to find out isn't sitting your learning system, it is being captured or should be by your course aggregator or publisher.  Here are the questions you should ask.  This episode is also available as a blog post:
March 07, 2022
Top 10 Learning Systems for 2022
The Top 10 Learning Systems for 2022, out of 1,000 around the world.  For blog readers, this podcast goes further than the blog. For podcast listeners, I go in-depth with analysis and insight - 100% independent and tell it like it is.  If you are interested in going the additional step - to dive even further with even more analysis the Top 10 Learning Systems 2022 Report is available. 100% of the proceeds go to three animal shelters. By Craig Weiss2022 Top 10 Learning Systems Report ( This episode is also available as a blog post:
February 28, 2022
Reader’s Mailbag – You Ask, I Respond
This episode is also available as a blog post: Readers and Podcast listeners mailbag.  Includes a bonus that cannot be found on the blog - I will tell you who will be the top four learning systems for 2022 (there are actually five, two are tied). 
December 22, 2021
When those not in L&D or Training are overseeing your learning system
This episode is also available as a blog post: 20%. That is the percentage of folks overseeing your learning system that have no background in training or L&D.  These individuals are unaware what to look at, what to focus on and what data is relevant to improving skills and learning.  As a learning system vendor, there are things you can do, to offset and help them. 
December 22, 2021
Why did you buy your learning system?
This episode is also available as a blog post: Why did you purchase your learning system? And if you haven't, what are the steps you are currently taking to do so, when it comes to buying one?  Craig Weiss will break down the latest trends around buying a system, and the downside when following that approach. He will include tips and the right approaches you should be taking. 
October 21, 2021
LinkedIn Learning Hub – Product Review (Exclusive)
This episode is also available as a blog post: LinkedIn Learning Hub - The Product Review that tells you want the new capabilities are, and how some spin doesn't align to what you actually get. 
October 20, 2021
Learning Systems I recommend any day of the week
Is it a list of ten? 20? 30? 25? Nah, it is just a wide list - of learning systems I recommend any day of the week. They all slide under my Platinum Picks for 2021 (which will be covered in an upcoming blog post), and there are some vendors on the Platinum list, that are not in this podcast.  Initial information on what I considered, some additional insight, and then the systems. 
October 06, 2021
In Memory – Corporate Instructional Designers
This episode is also available as a blog post: The Podcast goes further in-depth that the blog post, with information you won't see (read) in the post. Instructional designers, e-learning developers in-house at the Corporate level (inc. non-profit, association, business, etc.) are going by the wayside.  The new way to build courses and content? Anyone, without any knowledge around training techniques, adult learning, learning techniques, WIFM, instructional design knowledge can build a course.   Why did this happen?  A perfect storm of eight components hitting at the same time.  Change is here. Are you ready?
September 22, 2021
Executive Roundtable – Learning Systems Execs Q/A
This episode is also available as a blog post: This podcast goes in a different direction - my takeaways and perspective to each of the questions I asked the top leaders in the learning system space.  From the CEO at Cornerstone OnDemand to the CEO at Degreed.  I strongly recommend reading the blog post to see the responses from each of the CEOs to six questions, covering upskilling to the environment to what leadership skills they look for. 
September 02, 2021
Top 100 Learning Systems 2021-22
Detailed insight on numerous vendors on the Top Learning Systems 2021-22.  In-depth analysis on vendors including Absorb, Degreed, EdCast, Fuse, Intellum, Schoox, Thought Industries, Access LMS, Learn Amp, Eurekos, Cornerstone, BlueVolt, and many, many more. 
August 26, 2021
Employees and Your Learning System
This episode is also available as a blog post:  albeit with this podcast, additional commentary is added, and insight.  The podcast is a perfect compliment. 
June 02, 2021
Hybrid Workplace – Will ILT become a relic?
This episode is also available as a blog post: Hybrid Workplaces will become the standard in the business world. ILT will take a major hit as a result - but not for everyone.  It will remain strong and highly used for frontline workers and those who are blue-collar.  For those white-collar professionals, on the other hand, ILT will become a relic.  And that isn't a bad thing. 
May 25, 2021
Learning System TrailBlazers – Who’s Next?
This episode is also available as a blog post: Who are the vendors that set fire early in the learning system space?  Which ones flamed out in spectacular fashion?  Who are the next trailblazers out there?  In this podcast, you will find out.  EcgmxMJevXWH6bdIl1JC
May 12, 2021
Customer Excellence Pledge
This episode is also available as a blog post: This is a new approach to ensuring that learning system vendors support and adhere to a set of standards and checkpoints validating their level of support.  Service/Support are the number one reasons why people switch learning systems.  This Badge and Agreement seeks to identify and recognize those vendors who will back what they say. 
May 12, 2021
Top 10 Learning Systems for 2021
This episode is also available as a blog post: The focus of this episode are details behind the Top 10 for 2021. There are additional items in here, that are not in the post, so we are talking about the latest with each system.  Plus as a bonus number 11 to 20.  
May 03, 2021
LXP – The Answers you seek
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This episode is also available as a blog post: In this episode we dive into the entire LXP space, what is it, how are they different from say an LMS, and what changes are coming to the entire industry. A recommended listen, especially if you are debating between buying an LXP or plan to do so, but unsure of the whole system in itself. 
May 03, 2021
Skills for The Future
The question people shouldn't be asking - "What are the skills of the future"? They should be asking what are the skills for the future. Because they are not what many assume they will be. 
April 21, 2021
Customer Education Systems – Best of Best
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April 12, 2021
WBT, Learning and Training
In this week's episode of "The Soapbox of E-Learning", I dive into the misunderstandings that vendors in the learning system space have around L&D and Training. Next, what does the term e-learning really mean, how WBT came about, and what are the key reasons for self-contained learning (aka today as self-paced or asynchronous based).  
April 06, 2021
Where the Corporate LMS Market is Heading (2022 and up)
This episode is also available as a blog post:
April 06, 2021