How Learning Management Systems are Integrating Social Learning Technologies: Review and OutlookCreating a social learning environment is requiring that workplace learning technology shift from an infrastructure that is content-based to one that is built around people. Consequently, some learning technology vendors are moving from providing closed, stand-alone systems to creating products that are more integrated with popular Web 2.0 technologies.

Written by Janet Clarey, Senior Researcher at Brandon Hall Research, our newest report, “How Learning Management Systems are Integrating Social Learning Technologies: Review and Outlook,” describes how Web 2.0 technologies are being supported by commercial LMSs.

This report will provide you with an understanding of how new social learning technologies are being included in learning management systems, making adding Web 2.0 technologies to your learning strategy easy.

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Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.