LMS Leads the Stack

The learning management system (LMS) continues to dominates the training technology stack, according to Totara’s recent Learning Systems Pulse Survey.

Even with the advent of many new technologies, the learning management system (LMS) still dominates, according to Totara’s Learning Systems Pulse Survey of 270 U.S. HR leaders, Training managers, and IT managers.

When asked which software was currently in their organization’s learning technology stack, participants noted:

  1. LMS: 63%
  2. eLearning Course Library: 52%
  3. Training Delivery Platform: 44%

Some 72% of those surveyed said their organization had three or more installed learning software systems. Looking ahead, 76% of respondents said they plan to increase their training budget in fiscal year 2021.

Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.