Both LMS and LXP technologies strive to improve organizational learning by making it more efficient, manageable, and scalable. Both systems, however, can leave a learner feeling disconnected from the organization’s larger learning community. Moreover, neither an LMS nor an LXP represents a strong tool for co-creation of new knowledge or sharing of tacit institutional knowledge that systems such as collaboration and coaching technologies provide. Learning is innately social, and both LMSs and LXPs could benefit from social integration.
In this article on the ATD website, we explain why a third technology that blends and enhances the best of both LMSs and LXPs may be the right fit to foster your organization’s learning culture and further its business.