Reportlinker Adds Global eLEARNING Industry

Oct 18, 2010, 14:36 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ --  Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global eLEARNING Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0315760/Global-eLEARNING-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for eLEARNING in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets The report profiles 296 companies including many key and niche players such as Adobe Systems, Inc., Apollo Group, Inc., Articulate Global, Inc., Blackboard Inc., Career Education Corp., Cegos Group, Cisco Systems, Inc., WebEx Communications, Inc., CognitiveArts, Convergys Corp., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Corpedia, Inc., Edvantage group, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., iLinc Communications, Inc., Inspired eLearning Inc., International Business Machines Corporation, IntraLearn Software Corp., Kaplan, Inc., KnowledgePool Group, Learn.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, MiracleMind.com, Mzinga, Inc., NorthgateArinso, NYIF.com, Oracle Corp., Pearson eCollege, Pharmaceutical Institute, Inc., Plateau Systems Ltd., ProQuest Company, SkillSoft, Books 24/7, SumTotal Systems, Inc., SyberWorks, Inc., Telematica Limited, The Ken Blanchard Companies, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Trivantis Corp., WBT Systems Ltd., and Zenosis Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

eLEARNING MCP-4107

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

eLearning - An Overview 3

Corporate eLearning 3

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 4

eLearning: A Rapidly Expanding Market 4

Recession: A Blessing in Disguise for eLearning Market ? 4

Current and Future Analysis 5

Corporate Sector: Transforming Learning Landscape 5

Training: A Major Investment for Companies 6

Table 1: Annual Training Expenditure Per Learner (in US$) -

2008 6

Technology Factor - A Crucial Input 6

Edutainment Blends Learning with Entertainment 7

Factors Restraining Growth of eLearning Programs 7

Development of Effective Content Material 7

Availability of Hardware & Networking Infrastructure 7

Rapidly Changing Technological Environment 7

Absence of Skilled Trainers 8

eLearning Vendors - An Overview 8

Content Providers 8

Service Providers 8

Technology Providers 9

3. ISSUES & TRENDS 10

Artificial Intelligence Powers E-Learning 10

E-Learning Bails Out Firms from Regulatory Training Hassles 10

Upsurge in Blended Online Courses 10

Globalization Fuels eLearning 10

Technology May be the Latest Fad but Content is King 10

Open Standards-based Programs - End-user's Preferred Choice 11

Commoditization - Among a Vendor's Worst Nightmares 11

An Integrated Business Model Can Redesign Value Proposition 11

Overseas Acquisitions and Alliances - Playing the Local Card

Globally 11

It Pays to be in the Rapid eLearning Market 11

Conventional Vs. Rapid eLearning Techniques - A Quick Review 12

Rapid eLearning Minimizes Development Time & Cost 12

Outsourcing - A Relatively New Phenomenon 13

Why Does it Pay to Outsource? 13

Cost Savings - Primary Driving Factor 13

Enhanced & Consistent Instructional Design 13

A Need to Work with Specialist Vendors 13

Is Outsourcing an All-Pervading Panacea? 14

Reorientation Goes a Long Way in Success of Outsourcing Model 14

Outsourcing Models - An Overview 14

Single-Step Outsource Model 14

Dual-Shore Development Model 14

Totally Outsourced Model 14

Benefits of Hosted or Outsourced eLearning Services 15

Scenario-based eLearning - A Preferred Tool for Real-Life

Situation Training 15

Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on

Learning 15

Open Source LMS - An Alternative to Commercial LMS 15

Partnerships Across Segments on the Rise 16

Virtual Classrooms Gaining Popularity 16

eLearning Programs for Geographically Dispersed Workforce 16

Lack of Standards Hamper Rapid Growth Prospects 16

Technology - No Longer the Primary Focus of eLearning Market 17

Blended Learning - Ideal Combination of Conventional & Modern

Techniques 17

Knowledge Management - Key to Efficient Organizational

Functioning 17

Collaborative Learning Enables Information Exchange 18

Simulations Provide Practical Learning Experience 18

M-Learning: eLearning on the Move 18

Improved Hardware Technology Drives eLearning 18

eLearning in Small Organizations 18

Rising Demand for Lite LMS from Small Organizations 19

Enhanced LCMS Drives Organizations to Internally Develop

eLearning Programs 19

Improvement in Content to Boost Market 19

Growing Demand for Videoconferencing, Streaming, and Lecture

Capture Solutions 19

Other eLearning Trends 19

4. WHAT AILS ELEARNING MARKET? 21

Poor Focus on Strategy 21

Vendor-Developer Partnerships Continue to be a Major Challenge 21

Integrating Diverse Standards - A Herculean Task for the Industry 21

Redundancy and Obsolescence - Eating into Cost Savings 21

Lack of Acceptable Management Techniques to Measure Effectiveness 22

Change Management - Critical for Success of any eLearning

Initiative 22

Enhanced Analytical Capabilities - A Debatable Issue 22

Need to Realign Pedagogy Models 22

Interactive and Compelling Content - Need of the Day 22

Infrastructure Woes Hamper Rapid Proliferation 22

5. ELEARNING - A CONCEPTUAL OVERVIEW 23

Definition 23

Why eLearning? 23

Various Levels of eLearning 24

Market Classification 24

Components of eLearning Solution 25

Variants of eLearning Programs 25

Online Learning 25

Virtual Classroom 25

Performance Support System 26

Rapid eLearning 26

Mobile Learning 26

6. CORPORATE ELEARNING 27

An Overview 27

Factors Driving Rapid Proliferation of Corporate eLearning 27

Specific Issues & Trends 28

US Leads Regional Corporate eLearning Revenues 28

Dynamic Markets Necessitate Corporate eLearning 28

Increased Mobility of Workforce Drives Adoption of eLearning

Programs 28

Rapid eLearning Aids Faster Content Development 28

Economic Value of eLearning 29

Small & Medium Sized Businesses - The Weakest Link in

European Corporate eLearning Market 29

Other Trends in Corporate eLearning 29

7. K-12 & UNIVERSITIES/HIGHER EDUCATION 30

eLearning in Colleges 30

Universities Enter the eLearning Space 30

eLearning in Higher Education: Impact on Economy 31

Role of Regulations in eLearning 31

Impact of eLearning in Higher Education 31

8. STANDARDS 32

Need for Standards 32

Standards in eLearning - A Categorization 32

Metadata 32

Content Packaging 32

Learner Profiles 32

Accrediting Organizations & Standards 33

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative 33

Instructional Management System Global Learning Consortium (IMS) 33

Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) 33

Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) 33

Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering's

Learning Technology Standards Committee (IEEE LTSC) 33

World Wide Web Consortium 34

9. LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (LMS) 35

An Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS) 35

LMS Perception in Education and Corporate Sphere 35

LCMS (Learning Content Management Systems): An Extension of LMS 36

Consolidation - Growth Through Shrinkage in a Highly

Fragmented Market 36

Factors Driving LMS Market Growth 36

Strategy-Based Drivers - An Overview 37

Development and Implementation of Enterprise- Learning

Initiatives 37

Integration of Training Information 37

Alignment of Training Schedules/Processes 37

Management of Talent and Aptitude 37

Regulatory Compliance 37

Efficiency-Based Drivers 37

Minimizing Cost of Training 37

E-Learning Implementation 38

Issues & Trends 38

Talent Management - Convergence of Learning and Performance

Management Systems 38

Outsourced LMS Systems - Benefits Galore 39

Online Education- A New Wave for LMS Growth 40

Systems Integration - A Major Challenge 40

Industry Consolidation - An Ongoing Trend 40

LMS in Nordic Countries - A Growing System 41

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 42

NorthgateArinso Axquires Convergys' HR Management division 42

viaLanguage Completes Acquisition of Planet Productions 42

PMPL and TPG Merge to Form Aikona Management 42

Kaplan IT Learning Announces Atlantic Link Acquisition 43

General Physics Corp Acquires PerformTech 43

Thoma Bravo to Acquire PLATO Learning 43

Boston-based Consortium Enters into Agreement to Acquire

SkillSoft 44

TSS and Zeal Sign Separate MOUs with Dunet 44

Plateau Systems Enters into Partnership with Ambow Education 44

Edvantage Group Enters into a Managed Learning Service Pact

with Jotun 45

Samsung Opens STeP Center in Alliance with Smile Foundation 45

Peopleclick Authoria Enters into an Alliance with emTRAiN 45

VASCO Data Security Enhances E-Learning Capabilities 46

Blackboard Takes Over Angel Learning 47

Cegos Group and UKS Team Up for E-Learning Offerings 47

it's learning Purchases Netmedia Education 47

Regis Learning Solutions and techniques.org Merge 48

Pearson Takes Over Intellipro 48

Elsevier Acquires Assets of Professional Development Software 48

EdOptions Acquires Siboney Learning Group 48

Knowledge Anywhere Purchases Warehouse Intellect 49

REDTRAY Merges with Academy Internet 49

Demos Buys Majority Stake in Sauter Training et Simulation 49

Intellego Enters into Partnership with WCOD 50

Edvantage Inks Partnership Agreement with Saba 50

Pharmaceutical Institute Acquires GeneEd E-Learning Operations 50

Saba and Artifact Software Join Forces 51

Jones and Barlett Acquires CDX Global 51

ChinaCast Enters into JV with CUP to Provide Distance Learning

Services 52

The Corporate Executive Board Allies with Corpedia 52

Civil Service Institute Enters into MoU with Data-Click

Solutions for e-Learning System Upgrade 52

Servcorp Deploys SumTotal TotalLMS™ Solution 53

EEI Global to Enter into Partnership with 6Connex 53

HCL Infosystems in e-learning Partnership with Sanako 54

AFS Technologies Takes Over Assets of Softrax 54

EllisDon Enters into Partnership Alliance with CSC 54

Jeppesen Implements NetDimensions Enterprise Knowledge

Platform LMS 55

Westminster Kingsway College Chooses Blackboard 55

SaigonTech Sets Up Cisco Connected Education Campus 56

Paulson Training Chooses Mzinga Social Learning Suite 56

Oracle Education Foundation Establishes Project Learning

Institute 56

eBizITPA to Deploy GeoExpress Learning Management System 57

ECRI Chooses LearningServer for SharePoint elearning Platform

from IntraLearn Software 57

Nexus Systems Chooses LearnCenter® Platform 58

World Bank Chooses TopClass Learning Management System of WBT

Systems 58

Mzinga Signs Agreement with University HealthSystem Consortium 58

The Catlins Area School, Nextspace, Aviation, Tourism and

Travel Training Organisation and Air Fiordland Collaborate 59

Certiport Enters into Partnership with Element K 59

The Urquhart Partnership to Allocate Funds for E-learning Courses 59

Ras Al Khaimah FTZA Inks Agreement with New Horizons 60

Blackboard Establishes its Second Data Center in Europe 60

Aurion Learning Bags Contract for Upgrading IHSE's Online

Learning Center 60

NIIT Bags Contract from Government of Gujarat 61

NMPED to Introduce New Distance Learning Program 61

SyberWorks and Houston Metro Transit Authority Sign Agreement 61

Universal Knowledge Solutions Company and Cegos Group Enter

into Collaboration 61

Cegos Group Introduces New Language Courses through E-learning

Modules 62

Kaplan IT Learning and Quest Software Enter into an Alliance 62

HSBC Establishes New e-learning Center 62

CAE Expands e-Learning Business Aviation Training Portfolio 62

Amteus Signs Agreement with e-Learning Foundation 63

Ambow Education Group Signs Agreement with Dalian High-tech Zone 63

Afflatus iLabs Introduces 'Virtuosity' 63

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services and Unicorn Training Group

Sign Agreement 63

Sify Technologies Collaborates with Microsoft 64

Viettel Telecom Commences Construction of High-tech Center 64

Inmedius Takes Over Generation21 Learning Systems 64

U&I Learning Bags Contract from DIGIT of European Commission 65

INTELECOMIntelligent Telecommunications Enters into Agreement

with SoftChalk 65

General Physics Partners with National Technical Information

Service 65

Telkom Foundation and Alcatel-Lucent Establish E-learning

Center at Cape Town 65

CAE Signs Agreement with New Airlines for E-Learning Services 66

Brainvisa Enters into Alliance with KESDEE 66

DuPont Takes Over Coastal Training Technologies 66

Blatant Media and Learnality.com Enter into Value Added

Reseller Contract 67

VASCO Data Security International Opens SEAL e-Learning Academy 67

Oliver Wyman Purchases Academee 67

Exigy Enters into Partnership with Learning Possibilities 68

Edvantage Renews Partnership with SkillSoft 68

LAMS International Enters into Partnership with Solution Grove 69

Delmar Partners with NJATC 69

D.E. Shaw & Co Purchases Minority Stake in Excel-Soft

Technologies 69

Microsoft Corporation Enters into Alliance with NIIT 70

11. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 71

Pearson Takes Over Fronter 71

Jones and Bartlett Publishers Purchases ClickSafety.com 71

SilkRoad Technology Purchases VTN Technologies 71

ePath Learning Acquires Activity Spice 71

NetDimensions Buys Stake in Peak Pacific Limited 71

Edvantage group Takes Over Futuremedia Learning 72

OutStart Merges with Eedo Knowledgeware 72

The GMarie Group Acquires e-Learning Division of Flypaper Studio 72

Educomp Solutions Buys 51% Interest in Learning.com 72

Everonn Systems India Limited Purchases Aban Informatics' e-

Learning Business 72

KBR Takes Over Catalyst Interactive 73

Avensia Innovation Purchases Databokforlaget Grade i Sverige 73

GP Strategies Takes Over Via Training 73

Legal Research Network Purchases Fuel IT 73

ThirdForce Takes over MindLeaders.com 73

Apax and OMERS Capital Takes Over Thomson Learning and Nelson

Canada 74

Bridgepoint Capital Takes Over Education Division of Wolters

Kluwer 74

Avalon Enterprise Takes Over Infotrain Consulting 74

ProQuest Takes Over WebFeat 74

General Physics Acquires Performance Consulting 74

IBS to Acquire Majority Stake in Lenvea 75

KnowledgePool Takes Over BTP 75

ChinaEdu to Buy Remaining 20% Stake in 101 Online School 75

Everonn Takes Over Aban's E-Learning Division 75

Blackboard Partners with My Learning to Offer K-12

Professional Development 75

XpertUniverse Partners with MiracleMind 76

iLinc Partners with Evolment to Market Web Conferencing Products 76

CSUF Opts iLinc for Web Collaboration Initiative 76

ESA Employs iLinc's Web Conferencing Solution 76

Concur Chooses LearnCenter® Platform 76

Bupa Worldwide Deploys LearnCenter 77

MindCrossings Implements LearnCenter® 77

MBD Group to Expand its Educational Portal 77

NEC Collaborates with SumTotal to Develop SaaS Learning Service 77

Unified Grocers Opts SumTotal for Learning and Performance

Management 77

Saba Centra Delivers Training and Online Education to Remote

Communities 78

Meridian Knowledge Solutions and SkillSoft Sign Agreement 78

Sena Inks Cooperation Agreement with Grupo Planeta 78

Petrofac Training and Atlas Interactive Ink Agreement 78

Blatant Media Enters into Joint Venture with e-magine

communications 79

BSNL and Pondicherry Multipurpose Social Service Society Sign

Agreement 79

New Edge Networks Signs Agreement with Edgenics 79

24x7 Learning Enters into Partnership with Chapman Alliance 80

Transol Inks Agreement with Quick-Links 80

eglue Inks Worldwide Partnership Pact with Tata Interactive

Systems 80

KnowledgePool Snaps Up Business Training Partnership 80

Cegos Group Inks Agreement with Talantium 81

Oracle Education Foundation Enters into Partnership with

Stamford Achieves 81

Oracle to Acquire Global Knowledge Software 81

Sun Microsystems Enters into Partnership with SkillSoft 82

NIIT Join Forces with Adobe 82

Blackboard Inks Agreement with UNC and North Carolina

Community College System 82

Blackboard Signs Agreements with State Systems and States 83

Blackboard Bags Contract in New Mexico 83

Capella University and Blackboard Extend Partnership 83

Blackboard Enters into Partnership with My Learning Plan 83

Giunti Labs Forms Partnership Cegos 84

Texas Engineering Extension Service Deploys LearnCenter® Platform 84

North Carolina Office of the State Auditor to Utilize

learningServer 84

Oracle Education Foundation Establishes Project Learning

Institute 85

Bouygues Construction Deploys Jet Multimedia Hosting Services

and Saba Centra 85

Federal Acquisition Institute Accepts SkillSoft as E-learning

Provider 85

IFALPA Selects NetDimensions' Enterprise Knowledge Platform 86

Pearson Education Acquires eCollege® 86

Cisco Takes Over WebEx 86

ThirdForce Acquires MindLeaders 86

LRN Takes Over Fuel IT 87

Atlantis Takes Over Eduplus 87

Avalon Enterprise Takes Over Infotrain Consulting 87

Intellego Acquires Copia's e-Learning Business 87

Educomp Buys Stake in Savvicca 87

Blackboard and Wimba Partner to Distribute Online Learning

Solutions 87

Adobe Partners with SAP to Offer Virtual Learning 88

Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional Enhances Philips'

Healthcare LMS 88

Epic Partners with Adobe 88

Conference Plus and iLinc Enter into a Co-Distribution Agreement 88

Saba Partners with Mentor Tecnologia 88

Blackboard Signs an Agreement with SLBdiensten and SURFdiensten 89

KnowledgePlanet Integrates On-Demand LMS with iLinc's

Communication Platform 89

OEF and Symantec Protect Think.com's Global Learning Environment 89

Medical Staffing Network Deploys GeoMaestro™ 89

HighTop Deploys SaaS LMS Suite from GeoLearning 90

Availity Chooses GeoLearning's SaaS LMS Suite 90

NASCO Deploys SaaS LMS Suite from GeoLearning 90

Ceridian Opts GeoMaestro LMS Suite 90

CGI Deploys SkillSoft's e-Learning Solution 90

Wilson Fuel Opts Learning and Talent Management Solutions from

SumTotal 91

Ericsson and Stanford University Offer E-learning in Africa 91

e-Learning for Kids and Proton Introduce Online Language Arts

Course 91

MedAssets Deploys GeoMaestro™ LMS Platform 91

Black & Decker Opts GeoLearning to Provide Managed Learning

Services 92

SPI Deploys LMS Suite from GeoLearning 92

FrontRange Solutions Deploys LearnCenter Platform 92

U.S. Army Partners with SkillSoft to Provide e-learning

Courseware 92

AGCO Implements Talent Management System from SumTotal 92

SumTotal Provides TotalLMS™ to Life Time Fitness 93

Swiss Re Opts Plateau Systems to Support Global Learning

Management 93

Trojan Technologies Opts SaaS LMS Suite from GeoLearning 93

Greene Consulting Uses WBT's e-Learning Suite 93

Open Learning Accelerates Business Growth Using LearningServer 94

Emirates Group Opts Learning Management System from Plateau

Systems 94

Plateau Systems Takes Over Nuvosoft 94

Kaplan Takes Over Sagemont and Virtual Sage 94

Kaplan Buys Out EduNeering 94

SumTotal Signs a Re-Seller Agreement with Beijing's Founder Order 95

SkillSoft Bags U.S. Army Contract for Providing E-Learning

Solutions 95

Plateau Systems Partners with New Resellers in Europe 95

Oracle Enters into First e-Learning BPO Partnership with Quistor 95

Kaplan and ACE Education Join Forces 95

Reuters Adopts Plateau's Integrated LMS Suite 96

Blackboard Partners with Thinkronize 96

Hitachi Employs Saba's Enterprise Suite 96

OLADE Uses Saba's Real-Time Learning Solution 96

Informatica Deploys Plateau LMS Solution 96

GeoLearning Teams Up with Harbinger Knowledge Products 97

Adopt GeoLearning's LMS & Talent Management Suite 97

ITA Renews Partnership Agreement with Learn.Com® 97

The National FFA Foundation Deploys Learn.Com's Talent

Management Suite 98

Momenta Signs a Reseller Agreement with Learn.Com® 98

Learn.Com Provides LearnCenter Platform to Quiznos 98

DISA Adopts Learn.Com's Talent Management Suite 98

Open Training Provides Online Learning Solutions to Swedish Bank 98

GeneEd Partners with SFSU CEL 98

NetDimensions EKP for Shanghai Airlines 98

Belfast Institute Deploys Cisco® Unified Wireless Network 99

Saba Unveils a Business Unit for On-demand Requirements 99

eCornell Collaborates with Easy Educate™ 99

Dubai e-Government Offers e-Learning Courses to Dubai

Municipality 99

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status for IntraLearn for the

Sixth Year 99

12. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS 100

Flypaper Studio Announces New Upgraded Version of Flypaper 100

Pharmaceutical Institute Debuts Managed Markets Excellence™

Training Collection 100

GN Netcom Announces Launch of New e-learning Portal 101

SK Telecom Americas Unveils Knoodle e-Learning Platform 101

IGSM Rolls Out First Product within E-Learning Series 102

Thrazel Nigeria Releases New Web-Based Comprehensive

Educational Platform 102

Enterprise Agility Introduces New On-Demand Online Learning

Series 102

Lawson Software Unveils Lawson e-Learning Suites 103

SkillSoft Launches SkillPort® 7.0 e-Learning Management System 103

Adobe Systems Launches the e-Learning Suite 104

Global Jet Services Introduces Barfield 450 104

Blackboard Unveils Release 9.0 of Blackboard Learn™ 104

Learning@Cisco Unveils a Line of Technical Education

Assessments and Products 104

Jumpstar Rolls Out e-Learning Management System 105

WBT Systems Unveils TopClass 8 e-Learning solution 105

Kaplan IT Learning Introduces the STT Trainer 5.0 Version 105

Learn.com® Launches LearnCenter Platform 106

Learn.com Launches the MyProfile Module 106

Plateau Systems Introduces Plateau Compensation Resource Center 106

Plateau Systems Introduces the Plateau Learning Resource Center 107

Synergis Technologies' Unit Unveils Synergis e-Learning System 107

Atlantic Link Upgrades Content Point e-Learning System 107

Adobe Systems Unveils New eLearning Suite 107

SkillSoft Unveils Books24x7 en Espanol Spanish Book Collection 108

Omatek Ventures Unveils Online Learning Portal 108

University of Brunei Darssalam Unveils The Automated Lecture

Capture and Publishing System 108

Garmin Launches e-Learning Solution for Aviation 109

ValueSelling Associates Upgrades ValueSelling Essentials™ e-

Learning Series 109

Gold Systems Introduces LearningZen's Beta Site 109

NICR Unveils NCDEX Commodity Certification Course 109

Adobe Systems Upgrades Director Software 110

Accredited Online Training Unveils Online Distance Education

Program 110

NWP Services Introduces Multifamily Training Central e-

Learning Solution 110

SSA Unveils e-Learning Secure .NET Coding & Application

Security Fundamentals Courses 111

The Center for Association Resources Unveils e-Learning Solution 111

Matrikon Launches New e-Learning Solution 111

13. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS IN RECENT PAST - A

PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 112

Kaplan IT Learning Introduces STT InfoShare 112

Convergys Launches e-Learning Solution on Mobile 112

eCollege and Cognos Jointly Launches Enterprise Reporting 112

Kaplan University Rolls Out Kaplan MyPath 113

Mzinga Launches Learning 7.0 113

Blackboard Introduces Blackboard School Central™ 113

Blackboard Introduces Release 3.0 of Blackboard Transaction

System™ 114

Blackboard Launches Release 8.0 of the Blackboard Learning

System™ 114

Blackboard Introduces Blackboard Educator Central™ K-12

Professional Development Solution 115

Ascom Launches Online Learning Management Programs and Courses 115

MBD Alchemie to Roll Out E-Learning Portal 116

Splash Media Introduces Video Based E-Learning Platform 116

Unified Learning Rolls Out CBSETutor.com 116

DepEd along with Intel Technology Philippines Introduces

skoool™.ph 117

NIIT and Fourier Systems Introduce NIIT eGuru Smart Science

Station 117

NIIT Introduces NIIT eGURU 118

SumTotal® Systems Launches ToolBook® 9.5 118

Articulate Launches Articulate Studio '09 e-Learning

Development Tools 119

GeoLearning Launches GeoMaestro 5.3.2 119

CIGNA Introduces E-Learning Modules 119

Mzinga Launches Firefly Collaborative Authoring Suite 120

Adobe Systems Unveils Acrobat Connect Pro 120

The Knowledge-Mart Unveils New e-Learning Solution 121

The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center Unveils

New e-Learning Solution 121

CTO Introduces iLearn@cto Web-based Solution 121

InfoTrends Unveils Customized Communications Sales Training e

-learning Solution 122

SACHEM Unveils 2-D HPLC e-Learning Service 122

ICSI Introduces e-Learning Portal 122

SQL Star Introduces thelearningport.Com e-Learning Portal 122

Blackboard Unveils New K-12 Professional Development Solution 123

Trivantis Releases CourseMill 5.0 LMS 123

KnowledgePlanet Introduces Firefly Publisher 123

Learn.com Unveils FormFlow™ Framework 123

Trivantis Unveils Lectora 2008 123

Epic Launches New Rapid e-Learning Tool 124

Epic Develops e-Learning Programme for Social Care Workforce 124

Epic and Learning Pool Develop Modern Councillor 124

NetDimensions Releases Enterprise Knowledge Platform 124

Netlearning Offers E-Learning to Japanese Firms 125

Epic and ESN Develop e-Learning for EU 125

Kenyan Government Introduces E-Learning in Schools 125

Dubai eGovernment Launches eManager 125

SumTotal Releases New Version of s LMS Suite 125

Blackboard Introduces the Blackboard Outcomes System 125

Blackboard Releases Scholar 126

Articulate Global Introduces Articulate Online 126

Voyager Unleashes VmathLive 126

Brainvisa Unveils Rapid e-Learning Suite 126

India's First Cross-Cultural e-Learning Portal 126

14. FOCUS ON SELECT KEY PLAYERS 127

Adobe Systems Inc. (US) 127

Apollo Group, Inc. (US) 127

Articulate Global, Inc. (US) 127

Blackboard Inc. (US) 128

Career Education Corp. (US) 128

Cegos Group (France) 128

Cisco Systems, Inc. (US) 129

WebEx Communications, Inc. (US) 129

CognitiveArts (US) 129

Convergys Corp. (US) 129

Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (US) 130

Corpedia, Inc. (US) 130

Edvantage group (Norway) 130

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (US) 131

iLinc Communications, Inc. (US) 131

Inspired eLearning Inc. (US) 131

International Business Machines Corporation (US) 132

IntraLearn Software Corp. (US) 132

Kaplan, Inc. (US) 132

KnowledgePool Group (UK) 133

Learn.com, Inc. (US) 133

Microsoft Corporation (US) 134

MiracleMind.com (US) 134

Mzinga, Inc. (US) 134

NetDimensions Ltd. (Hong Kong) 135

NorthgateArinso (UK) 135

NYIF.com (US) 135

Oracle Corp. (US) 135

Pearson eCollege (US) 136

Pharmaceutical Institute, Inc. (US) 136

Plateau Systems Ltd. (US) 136

ProQuest Company (US) 137

SkillSoft (US) 137

Books 24/7 (US) 138

SumTotal Systems, Inc. (US) 138

SyberWorks, Inc. (US) 138

Telematica Limited (UK) 139

The Ken Blanchard Companies (US) 139

The McGraw-Hill Companies (US) 139

Trivantis Corp. (US) 139

WBT Systems Ltd. (Ireland) 140

Zenosis Limited (UK) 140

15. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 141

World Market for eLearning 141

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

eLearning by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 141

Table 3: World Historic Review for eLearning by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 4: World 11-Year Perspective for eLearning by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of

World Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

World Market for Corporate eLearning 144

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Corporate eLearning by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 144

Table 6: World Historic Review for Corporate eLearning by

Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 7: World 11-Year Perspective for Corporate eLearning by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of

World Markets for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

16. THE UNITED STATES 147

A.Market Analysis 147

Overview 147

Recession and eLearning Market 147

Self-Paced eLearning Market 147

End-User Markets 148

Demand for Varied Products 148

A Highly Fragmented Market 148

Changing Methods of L&D Delivery 149

Table 8: US Training Industry (2008): % of Formal Training

Hours Delivered by Instructor-led Learning, Virtual

Classroom, Online Self Study Methods 149

Leading LMS Products by Size of Company (2008) 149

Popular eLearning Products Used in the US (2007) 150

PreK-12 and Higher Education Segments Dominate eLearning Market 151

Table 9: Leading Higher Education Online Institutions in

the US (2009): Ranked by Enrollments (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 151

eLearning Market in North America 151

Issues & Trends 152

eLearning & Outsourcing Drive Corporate Training Market 152

Branding: A Leveraging Factor 152

Consolidation: Key to Survival 153

ASP: A New Technology Model 153

Customized eLearning: A Growing Fad 153

Partnerships: An Effective Strategy 153

Corporate eLearning Dominates Overall eLearning Market 154

Reduced Technological Barriers 154

The Corporate University Concept 154

Major Factors Fuelling the Growth of Corporate & Government

eLearning 154

B.Market Analytics 155

Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 11: US Historic Review for eLearning Market with

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 12: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 156

Table 13: US Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

17. JAPAN 157

A.Market Analysis 157

Corporate Sector Drives eLearning Market 157

Outlook 157

Corporate ELearning Market Holds Promise 158

B.Market Analytics 159

Table 14: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

Table 15: Japanese Historic Review for eLearning Market with

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

Table 16: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 160

Table 17: Japanese Historic Review for Corporate eLearning

Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 160

18. EUROPE 161

A.Market Analysis 161

Overview 161

Issues & Trends 161

Small & Medium Sized Businesses - The Weakest Link 161

Knowledge Management in Corporate Space 161

eLearning and Viability 162

Europe - An Open Market for Education 162

Partnerships on the Rise 163

Outsourcing Gains Momentum 163

American Opportunities in Europe 163

Select Regional Markets - An Overview 163

France 163

United Kingdom 163

Recession and eLearning Market 163

Trends in UK eLearning Market 164

Blended Learning Programs on the Rise 164

B.Market Analytics 165

Table 18: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165

Table 19: European Historic Review for eLearning Market with

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165

Table 20: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 166

Table 21: European Historic Review for Corporate eLearning

Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 166

19. ASIA-PACIFIC 167

A.Market Analysis 167

Overview 167

Relatively Late Entrants with Better Access to Emerging

Technologies 167

The eLearning Curve 167

Select Regional Markets - An Overview 168

Australia 168

Factors Driving Adoption of eLearning Programs 168

eLearning in Higher Education 168

Trends in eLearning 169

China 169

eLearning in Education Sector 169

India 170

eLearning Market in India - Opportunities Galore 170

Recession: A Blessing for Indian eLearning Firms 170

Rising Prospects for E-Learning Outsourcing Market 171

Growing Significance of eLearning in Corporate Sector 171

Focus Shifts to Domestic Market 172

SMEs and eLearning in India 172

Mlearning: Learning Mode for SMEs 173

Regulatory Body - A Requisite for India eLearning Community 173

Indian E-Companies Gain Prominence 173

South Korea 174

Online Learning on the Rise 174

Mobile eLearning 174

Thailand 174

eLearning in Thai Government Sector 174

Thai Government Initiatives for eLearning 174

Philippines 175

Low-Priced Off-the-Shelf Products Hold Sway 175

B.Market Analytics 176

Table 22: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 176

Table 23: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for eLearning Market

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 176

Table 24: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 177

Table 25: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Corporate

eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 177

20. REST OF WORLD 178

A.Market Analysis 178

Outlook 178

Select Regional Markets - An Overview 178

Saudi Arabia 178

United Arab Emirates (UAE) 178

B.Market Analytics 179

Table 26: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 179

Table 27: Rest of World Historic Review for eLearning Market

with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 179

Table 28: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 180

Table 29: Rest of World Historic Review for Corporate

eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 180

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 296 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 307)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 224

Canada 17

Europe 41

France 1

Germany 2

The United Kingdom 24

Spain 1

Rest of Europe 13

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 18

Middle East 3

Africa 4

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