Stuck in the Past: Is Your LMS Hindering Your Company’s Growth in 2023?

This article discusses the limitations of traditional Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the potential of AI-enhanced learning systems to revolutionize corporate learning by providing personalized, adaptable, and engaging learning experiences.
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Trent Draper
Trent Draper
+15 years in Sales within the education industry, Head International Sales at Get More Brain.

The cor­po­rate learn­ing land­scape is evolv­ing rapid­ly. With the rise of dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies and arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence (AI), there’s a par­a­digm shift in how busi­ness­es deliv­er and man­age learn­ing and devel­op­ment. Yet, I find that many orga­ni­za­tions are still teth­ered to tra­di­tion­al Learn­ing Man­age­ment Sys­tems (LMS) that can­not meet the chang­ing needs of the mod­ern work­force.

Understanding the Limitations of a Traditional LMS

Tra­di­tion­al LMS have served busi­ness­es well in the past. They’ve pro­vid­ed a plat­form for struc­tured learn­ing, with set cours­es, pre­de­fined videos often SCORM, and uni­form ques­tions. How­ev­er, this one-size-fits-all approach falls short in our cur­rent con­text. It over­looks the fact that every learn­er is unique, with dif­fer­ent learn­ing styles, knowl­edge lev­els, and devel­op­men­tal needs.

It is not uncom­mon to find a broad range of expe­ri­ence lev­els, cul­tur­al back­grounds, and skill sets with­in a sin­gle team. A tra­di­tion­al LMS, with its rigid, one-size-fits-all approach, can cre­ate stum­bling blocks instead of step­ping stones. For instance, an expe­ri­enced employ­ee might find a par­tic­u­lar mod­ule too basic and lose inter­est, while a new­com­er might strug­gle with advanced con­tent, lead­ing to frus­tra­tion. This lack of per­son­al­iza­tion and adapt­abil­i­ty can lead to dis­en­gage­ment and hin­der the over­all learn­ing process, mak­ing it imper­a­tive for orga­ni­za­tions to seek more flex­i­ble, tai­lored learn­ing solu­tions.

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The Role of AI in Corporate Learning

Enter AI — the game-chang­er in cor­po­rate learn­ing. AI has the poten­tial to rev­o­lu­tion­ize learn­ing and devel­op­ment by pro­vid­ing per­son­al­ized, adapt­able, and engag­ing learn­ing expe­ri­ences.

Accord­ing to HRre­view, 77% of Learn­ing and Devel­op­ment pro­fes­sion­als think per­son­al­ized learn­ing is vital to employ­ee engage­ment.

Giv­en that this sur­vey was con­duct­ed before the recent AI boom, we can only sur­mise that the impor­tance of per­son­al­ized learn­ing has since increased dra­mat­i­cal­ly.

Comparing Traditional LMS and AI-Enhanced Learning Systems

In com­par­ing tra­di­tion­al a LMS with AI-enhanced alter­na­tives, the dif­fer­ences are stark. Tra­di­tion­al LMSs offer a lin­ear, uni­form learn­ing expe­ri­ence that often fails to engage or adapt to indi­vid­ual learn­ers. Every­one goes through the same train­ing, regard­less of their expe­ri­ence, knowl­edge, cul­tur­al back­ground, lan­guage abil­i­ty or skills, which can lead to uneven learn­ing out­comes and engage­ment lev­els.

On the oth­er hand, AI-enhanced sys­tems are a game chang­er. They equip learn­ers with the tools they need to take charge of their own learn­ing jour­ney. By ana­lyz­ing each learner’s behav­ior, pref­er­ences, and per­for­mance, AI empow­ers learn­ers to become their own coach, tai­lor­ing their learn­ing path to bet­ter meet their unique needs. This per­son­al­ized approach not only max­i­mizes the learn­ing impact but also fos­ters high­er engage­ment and bet­ter knowl­edge reten­tion.

Let’s con­sid­er this sce­nario. In a tra­di­tion­al LMS, every sales rep­re­sen­ta­tive in your com­pa­ny would go through the same train­ing, regard­less of their expe­ri­ence, knowl­edge, cul­tur­al back­ground, lan­guage abil­i­ty or skills. In con­trast, an AI-enhanced sys­tem would iden­ti­fy gaps in each representative’s knowl­edge and tai­lor the learn­ing con­tent accord­ing­ly, there­by max­i­miz­ing the learn­ing impact.

What do you think is bet­ter for the learn­er and ulti­mate­ly the bot­tom line of the com­pa­ny?

Is Your LMS Meeting Your Needs?

If you’re unsure whether your cur­rent LMS is up to the task, ask your­self the fol­low­ing ques­tions:

  • Is your LMS deliv­er­ing engag­ing, per­son­al­ized learn­ing expe­ri­ences?
  • Is it flex­i­ble and adap­tive to indi­vid­ual learn­ing needs and styles?
  • Can it pro­vide real-time feed­back and adapt con­tent based on learn­er per­for­mance?
  • Can your LMS facil­i­tate col­lab­o­ra­tive learn­ing or peer-to-peer inter­ac­tions

The Future of Corporate Learning: Get More Brain

This is where Get More Brain steps in. Our plat­form is not an LMS, but a mod­ern learn­ing solu­tion that lever­ages AI to cre­ate per­son­al­ized, dynam­ic learn­ing expe­ri­ences. Our plat­form takes into account the unique learn­ing style and knowl­edge lev­el of each employ­ee, enabling them to be their own coach and craft their learn­ing jour­ney.

Get More Brain’s AI-dri­ven approach to learn­ing is a far cry from the rigid, uni­form approach of tra­di­tion­al LMSs. It’s an approach that aligns with the expec­ta­tions of the mod­ern learn­er and the needs of busi­ness­es in 2023.


The world is chang­ing, and so too are learn­ers’ expec­ta­tions. The one-size-fits-all learn­ing mod­el is becom­ing increas­ing­ly out­dat­ed, and busi­ness­es that fail to adapt may find them­selves left behind. As I’ve dis­cussed in pre­vi­ous blogs such as “Why Man­agers Must Adapt to Moti­vate Gen Z in the Work­place” and “Empow­er­ing Your Sales Team for Suc­cess: How Per­son­al­ized and Inter­ac­tive Train­ing Can Make the Dif­fer­ence,” the future of cor­po­rate learn­ing lies in per­son­al­iza­tion, inter­ac­tiv­i­ty, and real-time adap­ta­tion.

If your LMS isn’t deliv­er­ing on these fronts, it might be time to con­sid­er an add on to your exist­ing set­up or a com­plete alter­na­tive. Get More Brain offers a solu­tion that’s not just keep­ing up with the times, but lead­ing the way. It’s time we stopped accept­ing the sta­tus quo and demand more from our learn­ing sys­tems.

Don’t let your LMS hin­der your growth. Embrace the future of cor­po­rate learn­ing and take your com­pa­ny to new heights.

As we nav­i­gate this excit­ing new era of cor­po­rate learn­ing, I invite you to join the con­ver­sa­tion. What are your expe­ri­ences with a tra­di­tion­al LMS? Have you begun to explore AI’s poten­tial in your learn­ing strat­e­gy? I’m eager to con­nect with like-mind­ed indi­vid­u­als to dis­cuss and share insights on #tech, #AI, #learn­ing, #cor­po­rate­learn­ing, and #learningan­de­vel­op­ment.

If you’re curi­ous to explore how Get More Brain can trans­form your learn­ing and devel­op­ment strat­e­gy, feel free to fol­low me on Medi­um or LinkedIn, leave a com­ment below, or reach out to me direct­ly. Let’s con­nect, explore, and work togeth­er to dri­ve per­for­mance, engage­ment, and reten­tion in your work­place.

This post was first pub­lished on Medi­um.

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