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   Monday September 21, 2009 | Spotlight on LMS | Vol.2 Issue 44
Boosting Corporate Performance with Learning Management Systems (LMSs)

With over 250 solutions on the market, more and more companies are turning to learning management systems (LMSs) to boost corporate performance. Today's feature article looks at the major trends in LMSs, including industry consolidation, Web 2.0 applications, talent management, mobile learning, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and open-source LMS software.

LMSs and learning content management systems (LCMSs) sound quite similar and are related to each other—but they're definitely not the same. Today's feature blog post will help you understand the differences between them before you shop for any kind of learning management solution.

In today's feature white paper, find out how smart companies are using LMSs to reduce costs, manage resources more effectively, and meet ever-increasing regulatory compliance requirements.

With the globalization of business, more and more companies are training partners, suppliers, and customers. In today's second feature white paper, learn how LMSs are playing a key role in the process.

Read the article: Trends in LMS

Read the blog post: LCMS Exposed! Understanding the Differences between Learning Management and Learning Content Management

Read the white paper: Understanding the Business Benefits of Introducing an LMS

Read the white paper: Trends in Training Your Extended Enterprise: Partners and Customers

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Feature White Papers
MessageLabs | Now part of Symantec Converged Threats on the Security Landscape
EqualLogic How to Protect Your SQL Server Database
BMC Software Seven Ways ITIL Can Help You in an Economic Downturn
Cincom Systems 5 Tips to Assure a Successful ERP Implementation
Infor ERP in Manufacturing 2009: Expanding beyond Traditional Boundaries
Sage Social CRM: Customer Relationship Management in the Age of the Socially-empowered Customer
InsideCRM Call Center Buyer's Guide
Sabrix Five Things to Understand About Your Nexus Footprint
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Market News

Caché Chooses NGC for PLM and Global Sourcing

NGC's supply chain solutions will help Caché shorten the product lifecycle, collaborate with global trading partners, and manage raw materials

Miami, US – September 9, 2009 – New Generation Computing (NGC) today announced that Caché, a nationwide specialty retailer of sophisticated sportswear and dresses for women, has selected NGC's e-PLM and e-SPS software. Cach will implement NGC's product lifecycle management (PLM) and global sourcing solution as its strategic platform to improve speed to market, collaboration, and efficiency throughout the retailer's product development and production process.

Introducing the First Virtual PLM Bootcamp for the Consumer Products Industry

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Interview Explores Pharmaceutical ERP Software Criteria for Manufacturers

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