Reportlinker.com

Reportlinker.com

September 15, 2008 07:01 ET

High Growth Reported for the World E-Learning Market

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Software industry is available in its catalogue.

World E-Learning Market

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092534/World-E-Learning-Market.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for eLEARNING in Millions of US Dollars. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. The report profiles 298 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Adobe Systems, Inc., Apollo Group, Inc., Articulate Global, Inc., Blackboard Inc., Career Education Corp., Cegos Group, Cisco Systems, Inc., CognitiveArts, Convergys Corp., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Corpedia, Inc., eCollege, Epic Group PLC, GeneEd, Inc., GeoLearning, Inc., Hewlett-Packard, iLinc Communications, Inc., Inspired eLearning Inc., International Business Machines Corporation, IntraLearn Software Corp., Kaplan, Inc., KnowledgePlanet.com, KnowledgePool Group, Learn.com(R), Mentergy, Ltd., Microsoft Corporation, MiracleMind.com, NetDimensions Ltd., NYIF.com, Oracle Corp., Plateau Systems Ltd., ProQuest Company, Saba.com, Skillsoft.com, Books 24/7, Strayer Education, Inc., STT, SumTotal Systems, Inc., SyberWorks, Inc., Sylvan Learning, Tata Interactive Systems, Telematica Limited, The Ken Blanchard Companies, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Trivantis Corp., WBT Systems Ltd., WebEx Communications, Inc., 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


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 
Disclaimers I-2 
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 
Conceptual Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 
eLearning - An Overview I-3 
Corporate eLearning I-3 


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

1. Conceptual Overview II-1 
Definition II-1 
Why eLearning? II-1 
Various Levels of eLearning II-2 
Market Classification II-2 
Components of eLearning Solution II-3 
Learning Portals - Customizing Views II-3 
Related Systems - A Must for Effective Learning Experience II-3 
Technology Factor - A Crucial Input II-3 
Edutainment Blends Learning with Entertainment II-4 
Factors Restraining Growth of eLearning Programs II-4 
Development of Effective Content Material II-4 
Availability of Hardware & Networking Infrastructure II-4 
Rapidly Changing Technological Environment II-4 
Absence of Skilled Trainers II-4 
eLearning Vendors - An Overview II-5 
Content Providers II-5 
Service Providers II-5 
Technology Providers II-5 

2. Issues & Trends II-7 
Artificial Intelligence Powers E-Learning II-7 
E-Learning Bails Out Firms from Regulatory Training Hassles II-7 
Upsurge in Blended Online Courses II-7 
Globalization Fuels eLearning II-7 
Steady Growth Takes Over a Much-Hyped Market II-7 
Fears on an Impending Major Market Shakeout Watered Down II-7 
Technology May be the Latest Fad but Content is King II-8 
Open Standards-based Programs - End-user's Preferred Choice II-8 
Commoditization - Among a Vendor's Worst Nightmares II-8 
An Integrated Business Model Can Redesign Value Proposition II-8 
Overseas Acquisitions and Alliances - Playing the Local Card 
Globally II-8 
It Pays to be in the Rapid eLearning Market II-9 
Conventional Vs. Rapid eLearning Techniques - A Quick Review II-9 
Rapid eLearning Minimizes Development Time & Cost II-9 
Outsourcing - A Relatively New Phenomenon II-10 
Why Does it Pay to Outsource? II-10 
Cost Savings - Primary Driving Factor II-10 
Enhanced & Consistent Instructional Design II-10 
A Need to Work with Specialist Vendors II-11 
Is Outsourcing an All-Pervading Panacea? II-11 
Reorientation Goes a Long Way in Success of Outsourcing Model II-11 
Outsourcing Models - An Overview II-11 
Single-Step Outsource Model II-11 
Dual-Shore Development Model II-11 
Totally Outsourced Model II-11 
Benefits of Hosted or Outsourced eLearning Services II-12 
Scenario-based eLearning - A Preferred Tool for Real-Life 
Situation Training II-12 
Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on 
Learning II-12 
Open Source LMS - An Alternative to Commercial LMS II-12 
Partnerships Across Segments on the Rise II-13 
Virtual Classrooms Gaining Popularity II-13 
eLearning Programs for Geographically Dispersed Workforce II-13 
Lack of Standards Hamper Rapid Growth Prospects II-13 
Technology - No Longer the Primary Focus of eLearning Market II-13 
Blended Learning - Ideal Combination of Conventional & Modern 
Techniques II-14 
Knowledge Management - Key to Efficient Organizational 
Functioning II-14 
Collaborative Learning Enables Information Exchange II-14 
Simulations Provide Practical Learning Experience II-15 
M-Learning: eLearning on the Move II-15 
Improved Hardware Technology Drives eLearning II-15 
eLearning in Small Organizations II-15 
Rising Demand for Lite LMS from Small Organizations II-15 
Enhanced LCMS Drives Organizations to Internally Develop 
eLearning Programs II-15 
Improvement in Content to Boost Market II-16 
Other eLearning Trends II-16 

3. What Ails eLearning Market? II-17 
Poor Focus on Strategy II-17 
Vendor-Developer Partnerships Continue to be a Major Challenge II-17 
Integrating Diverse Standards - A Herculean Task for the Industry II-17 
Redundancy and Obsolescence - Eating into Cost Savings II-17 
Lack of Acceptable Management Techniques to Measure Effectiveness II-18 
Change Management - Critical for Success of any eLearning 
Initiative II-18 
Enhanced Analytical Capabilities - A Debatable Issue II-18 
Need to Realign Pedagogy Models II-18 
Interactive and Compelling Content - Need of the Day II-18 
Infrastructure Woes Hamper Rapid Proliferation II-18 

4. Corporate eLearning II-19 
An Overview II-19 
Factors Driving Rapid Proliferation of Corporate eLearning II-19 
Specific Issues & Trends II-19 
North America Leads Regional Corporate eLearning Revenues II-19 
Organizations Increase Training Budgets II-20 
Dynamic Markets Necessitate Corporate eLearning II-20 
Increased Mobility of Workforce Drives Adoption of eLearning 
Programs II-20 
Rapid eLearning Aids Faster Content Development II-20 
Economic Value of eLearning II-21 
Small & Medium Sized Businesses - The Weakest Link in 
European Corporate eLearning Market II-21 
Other Trends in Corporate eLearning II-21 

5. K-12 & Universities/Higher Education II-22 
eLearning in Colleges II-22 
Universities Enter the eLearning Space II-22 
eLearning in Higher Education: Impact on Economy II-23 
Role of Regulations in eLearning II-23 
Impact of eLearning in Higher Education II-23 

6. Standards II-24 
Need for Standards II-24 
Standards in eLearning - A Categorization II-24 
Metadata II-24 
Content Packaging II-24 
Learner Profiles II-24 
Accrediting Organizations & Standards II-25 
Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative II-25 
Instructional Management System Global Learning Consortium (IMS) II-25 
Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) II-25 
Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) II-25 
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering's 
Learning Technology Standards Committee (IEEE LTSC) II-25 
World Wide Web Consortium II-26 

7. Learning Management Systems (LMS) II-27 
An Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS) II-27 
LMS Perception in Education and Corporate Sphere II-27 
LCMS (Learning Content Management Systems): An Extension of LMS II-27 
Competitive Scenario in LMS Market - A Recent Past Perspective II-28 
SumTotal - The Global Leader II-28 
Consolidation - Growth Through Shrinkage in a Highly 
Fragmented Market II-28 
Table 1: Leading Vendors in Global LMS Market (2003-2005) - 
Percentage Share by Revenue - SumTotal Systems, Saba 
Software, Plateau Systems, Pathlore, THINQ Learning 
Solutions, WBT Systems and Others (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-29 
Factors Driving LMS Market Growth II-29 
Strategy-Based Drivers - An Overview II-29 
Development and Implementation of Enterprise- Learning 
Initiatives II-29 
Integration of Training Information II-30 
Alignment of Training Schedules/Processes II-30 
Management of Talent and Aptitude II-30 
Regulatory Compliance II-30 
Efficiency-Based Drivers II-30 
Minimizing Cost of Training II-30 
E-Learning Implementation II-30 
Issues & Trends II-30 
Talent Management - Convergence of Learning and Performance 
Management Systems II-30 
Outsourced LMS Systems - Benefits Galore II-32 
Online Education- A New Wave for LMS Growth II-32 
Systems Integration - A Major Challenge II-33 
Industry Consolidation - An Ongoing Trend II-33 
LMS in Nordic Countries - A Growing System II-33 

8. Recent Industry Activity II-34 
ProQuest Takes Over WebFeat II-34 
General Physics Acquires Performance Consulting II-34 
IBS to Acquire Majority Stake in Lenvea II-34 
KnowledgePool Takes Over BTP II-34 
ChinaEdu to Buy Remaining 20% Stake in 101 Online School II-34 
Everonn Takes Over Aban's E-Learning Division II-35 
Blackboard Partners with My Learning to Offer K-12 
Professional Development II-35 
XpertUniverse Partners with MiracleMind II-35 
iLinc Partners with Evolment to Market Web Conferencing Products II-35 
CSUF Opts iLinc for Web Collaboration Initiative II-35 
ESA Employs iLinc's Web Conferencing Solution II-35 
Concur Chooses LearnCenter(R) Platform II-36 
Bupa Worldwide Deploys LearnCenter II-36 
MindCrossings Implements LearnCenter(R) II-36 
MBD Group to Expand its Educational Portal II-36 
NEC Collaborates with SumTotal to Develop SaaS Learning Service II-36 
Unified Grocers Opts SumTotal for Learning and Performance 
Management II-37 
Saba Centra Delivers Training and Online Education to Remote 
Communities II-37 
Adobe to Invest US$200 Million for Expansion in India II-37 
Pearson Education Acquires eCollege(R) II-37 
Cisco Takes Over WebEx II-37 
ThirdForce Acquires MindLeaders II-38 
LRN Takes Over Fuel IT II-38 
Atlantis Takes Over Eduplus II-38 
Avalon Enterprise Takes Over Infotrain Consulting II-38 
Intellego Acquires Copia's e-Learning Business II-38 
Educomp Buys Stake in Savvicca II-38 
Blackboard and Wimba Partner to Distribute Online Learning 
Solutions II-38 
Adobe Partners with SAP to Offer Virtual Learning II-39 
Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional Enhances Philips' 
Healthcare LMS II-39 
Epic Partners with Adobe II-39 
Conference Plus and iLinc Enter into a Co-Distribution Agreement II-39 
Saba Partners with Mentor Tecnologia II-39 
Blackboard Signs an Agreement with SLBdiensten and SURFdiensten II-40 
KnowledgePlanet Integrates On-Demand LMS with iLinc's 
Communication Platform II-40 
OEF and Symantec Protect Think.com's Global Learning Environment II-40 
Medical Staffing Network Deploys GeoMaestro(TM) II-40 
HighTop Deploys SaaS LMS Suite from GeoLearning II-40 
Availity Chooses GeoLearning's SaaS LMS Suite II-41 
NASCO Deploys SaaS LMS Suite from GeoLearning II-41 
Ceridian Opts GeoMaestro LMS Suite II-41 
CGI Deploys SkillSoft's e-Learning Solution II-41 
Wilson Fuel Opts Learning and Talent Management Solutions from 
SumTotal II-41 
Ericsson and Stanford University Offer E-learning in Africa II-42 
e-Learning for Kids and Proton Introduce Online Language Arts 
Course II-42 
MedAssets Deploys GeoMaestro(TM) LMS Platform II-42 
Black & Decker Opts GeoLearning to Provide Managed Learning 
Services II-42 
SPI Deploys LMS Suite from GeoLearning II-42 
FrontRange Solutions Deploys LearnCenter Platform II-43 
U.S. Army Partners with SkillSoft to Provide e-learning 
Courseware II-43 
AGCO Implements Talent Management System from SumTotal II-43 
SumTotal Provides TotalLMS(TM) to Life Time Fitness II-43 
Swiss Re Opts Plateau Systems to Support Global Learning 
Management II-43 
Trojan Technologies Opts SaaS LMS Suite from GeoLearning II-43 
Greene Consulting Uses WBT's e-Learning Suite II-44 
Open Learning Accelerates Business Growth Using LearningServer II-44 
Emirates Group Opts Learning Management System from Plateau 
Systems II-44 
Plateau Systems Takes Over Nuvosoft II-44 
Kaplan Takes Over Sagemont and Virtual Sage II-44 
Kaplan Buys Out EduNeering II-45 
SumTotal Signs a Re-Seller Agreement with Beijing's Founder Order II-45 
SkillSoft Bags U.S. Army Contract for Providing E-Learning 
Solutions II-45 
Plateau Systems Partners with New Resellers in Europe II-45 
Oracle Enters into First e-Learning BPO Partnership with Quistor II-45 
Kaplan and ACE Education Join Forces II-46 
Reuters Adopts Plateau's Integrated LMS Suite II-46 
Blackboard Partners with Thinkronize II-46 
Hitachi Employs Saba's Enterprise Suite II-46 
OLADE Uses Saba's Real-Time Learning Solution II-46 
Informatica Deploys Plateau LMS Solution II-46 
GeoLearning Teams Up with Harbinger Knowledge Products II-47 
Adopt GeoLearning's LMS & Talent Management Suite II-47 
ITA Renews Partnership Agreement with Learn.Com(R) II-47 
The National FFA Foundation Deploys Learn.Com's Talent 
Management Suite II-48 
Momenta Signs a Reseller Agreement with Learn.Com(R) II-48 
Learn.Com Provides LearnCenter Platform to Quiznos II-48 
DISA Adopts Learn.Com's Talent Management Suite II-48 
Open Training Provides Online Learning Solutions to Swedish Bank II-48 
GeneEd Partners with SFSU CEL II-48 
NetDimensions EKP for Shanghai Airlines II-48 
Belfast Institute Deploys Cisco(R) Unified Wireless Network II-49 
Saba Unveils a Business Unit for On-demand Requirements II-49 
eCornell Collaborates with Easy Educate(TM) II-49 
Dubai e-Government Offers e-Learning Courses to Dubai 
Municipality II-49 
Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status for IntraLearn for the 
Sixth Year II-49 
SumTotal Takes Over MindSolve Technologies II-49 
Saba Buys Out Centra Software II-49 
Blackboard Acquires WebCT II-50 
HP Takes Over Mercury Interactive II-50 
RWD Acquires Learning Curve Limited II-50 
SmartPros Takes Over Skye Multimedia and Sage Online Learning II-50 
Horizon Technology Group Takes Over WBT Systems II-51 
CIG Acquires ProQuest Information and Learning Company II-51 
SAIC Acquires Cornerstone II-51 
Futuremedia PLC Takes Over Button Group PLC II-51 
Tata Acquires Two eLearning Companies in Europe II-51 
Kaplan Acquires Aspect and SpellRead II-51 
Kaplan Buys Out Tribeca Learning II-52 
Kaplan Takes Over Hong Kong Based HKPVS II-52 
Kaplan Takes Over PMBR II-52 
Seamless Technology Inc. Merges with Fingerware Corporation II-52 
AdVal Group Merges with Maxim Learning Ltd II-52 
SumTotal Integrates TotalLMS(TM) with SkillSoft's OLSA II-52 
STI's e-Learning Subsidiary Partners with Sum Total Systems II-52 
SumTotal Partners with HP to Serve its First Mainland China 
Customer II-53 
SumTotal Partners with China's Great Wall Computer Software 
and Systems II-53 
Fifth Business Becomes SumTotal Systems' Content Partner II-53 
Plateau Systems Partners with Adobe II-53 
Plateau's iContent Portal Features Content from SkillSoft and 
Books24x7 II-53 
Blackboard Partners with SAP II-54 
RWD along with NTIS Offers E-Learning Solutions to Government 
Agencies II-54 
eCollege Partners with LANIT Consulting II-54 
McGraw-Hill and Embanet to Jointly Offer E-Learning Solutions II-54 
SumTotal Signs US$13 Million Contract with ExcellerateHRO II-54 
Sheetz Selects Learning Management Solution from SumTotal II-54 
Plateau Systems Provides Plateau Performance to GE II-55 
IntraLearn Enters into an Agreement with HunterStone II-55 
CLN Signs an Agreement to Support IntraLearn's LearningServer II-55 
SkillSoft Offers Extensive Training Solutions to Pilkington II-55 
Thomson NETg Collaborates with Plateau Systems II-55 
Thomson NETg Partners with Fifty Lessons II-55 
Charles Schwab Selects Enterprise LMS from SumTotal II-56 
GeoLearning Offers LMS Suite to US-based Non-Profit Organizations II-56 
GeoLearning Offers LMS Suite to Health Quest & The Maurer 
Foundation II-56 
GeoLearning Provides GeoExpress(TM) LMS Suite to Cellular South II-56 
GeoLearning Offers LMS Suite to Leading Finance & Insurance 
Companies II-56 
US State Government Agencies Adopt GeoLearning LMS Platform II-57 
Cornerstone OnDemand Inks Agreement with ESAB II-57 
NetDimensions Partners with X-Pulse Targeting the German Market II-57 
NetDimensions' Strategic Alliance with 360training II-57 
Riverdeep is the New Distribution Partner for Infosource II-57 
GoLearn Renews Contract with GeoLearning for GeoMaestro LMS 
Platform II-58 
TIS Partners with PHM Developing & Implementing e-Learning 
Initiatives II-58 
Kaplan Forms a Strategic Alliance with New Channel II-58 
PAVCS Adopts Blackboard Academic Suite II-58 
Hannaford Opts for SkillSoft to Develop E-Learning Program II-58 
GeoLearning's LMS Suite for Brinker International II-58 
CLS Adopts Web-Based LMS from SyberWorks II-59 
SIRS, Evansville ARC and GCARC Opt for Syber Works LMS II-59 
Learn.Com Sources Training Needs of ADAC Automotive II-59 
Odyssey Adopts the LearnCenter e-Learning Suite II-59 
GDLN Employs Elluminate's Live E-Learning Solution on a Trial 
Basis II-59 
Arab University to Establish eLearning Center II-59 
Intel Technology Drives First Bookless Application in UAE II-59 
Pfizer Selects WBT Systems to Source Training Requirements II-60 
The Basler Group Employs WBT's TopClass for its Banking Division II-60 
WBT Systems Provides LMS Platform to ELT and RAPS II-60 
WBT Systems Bags an Order for TopClass eLearning Suite(TM) II-60 
WBT Systems Extends Partnership Agreement with Profexcel II-60 
UJ Opts for the WebCT Vista Enterprise e-Learning Solution II-61 
Microsoft Withdraws MELL from the Market II-61 
Cisco Upgrades Network for Swinburne University II-61 
ROCvA Chooses SONA from Cisco II-61 
SumTotal Acquires Pathlore II-61 
Saba Acquires THINQ Learning Solutions Inc II-61 
GeoMetrix Teams Up with Edeo-Knowledgeware II-62 
Oracle Acquires PeopleSoft II-62 
ProQuest Company Buys Out Voyager II-62 
U.S. Department of Energy Chooses General Physics Corp. for 
Learning Management System II-62 
eCollege(R) Inks Partnership Agreement with SMARTHINKING II-62 
SkillSoft Inks Partnership Agreement with Exxceed Inc II-63 
eCollege(R) Inks Agreement with ETS II-63 
Plateau Systems Bags Contract from GoLearn II-63 
eCollege(R) Expands Partnership with DeVry Inc II-63 
QAD Selects IntraLearn XE Learning Management System II-63 
TRADOC Installs Web-based Army LMS II-64 
Franciscan University of Steubenville Chooses Jenzabar TCM 
Solutions II-64 
SkyQuestCom Expands into Indian Market II-64 
Blackboard Establishes Join-Venture in China II-64 
Isoph Corp. Merges with Florida Company II-64 
Adobe Acquires Macromedia II-64 
Provinent Merges with VitesseLearning II-64 
XStream Software Inc. Acquires Crossdraw Inc II-65 
REDTRAY Ltd. Merges with BlueU II-65 
Acquisition of Creative Learning Media by ThirdForce II-65 
Acquisition of Maximize Learning by TechBooks II-65 
Acquisition of WebTech by SYS Technologies II-65 
Acquisition of Novations Learning Technologies by Latitude 
Consulting Group II-65 
Huveaux Plc Acquires Epic II-65 
Brainvisa Technologies Receives US$5.5 funding from WestBridge 
Capital Partners II-66 
GeneEd and Zenosis Team-Up on New eLearning Product II-66 
JPMorganChase Selects SumTotal Enterprise LMS II-66 
Analog Devices inks Contract with SumTotal for TotalLMS 7.0 II-66 
SyberWorks Partners with Linktivity for Integrated Learning 
Management Solution. II-66 
SyberWorks Bags Online Bridge Education and Training Program 
Contract II-66 
SyberWorks Designs Online Content for Customer Centric Systems 
LLC II-67 
Vital Learning Inc Partners with SyberWorks II-67 
WBT Systems Inks Partnership Agreement with Innovatia II-67 
WBT Systems Bags Order from Standard Life II-67 
RoboGroup Bags eLearning Contract II-67 
Docent and Click2learn Merger Creates SumTotal Systems II-68 
Pathlore Acquires DKSystems II-68 
Hyderabad - A New Global Hub for SumTotal II-68 
Thomson Inks Agreement to Purchase KnowledgeNet II-68 
NetDimensions Inks Partnership Agreement with China-Based 
Neusoft Group II-68 
Acquisition of DigitalThink by Convergys II-68 

9. Product Developments/Introductions II-69 
Blackboard Unveils New K-12 Professional Development Solution II-69 
Trivantis Releases CourseMill 5.0 LMS II-69 
KnowledgePlanet Introduces Firefly Publisher II-69 
Learn.com Unveils FormFlow(TM) Framework II-69 
Trivantis Unveils Lectora 2008 II-70 
Epic Launches New Rapid e-Learning Tool II-70 
Epic Develops e-Learning Programme for Social Care Workforce II-70 
Epic and Learning Pool Develop Modern Councillor II-70 
NetDimensions Releases Enterprise Knowledge Platform II-70 
Netlearning Offers E-Learning to Japanese Firms II-71 
Epic and ESN Develop e-Learning for EU II-71 
Kenyan Government Introduces E-Learning in Schools II-71 
Dubai eGovernment Launches eManager II-71 
SumTotal Releases New Version of s LMS Suite II-71 
Blackboard Introduces the Blackboard Outcomes System II-71 
Blackboard Releases Scholar II-72 
Articulate Global Introduces Articulate Online II-72 
Voyager Unleashes VmathLive II-72 
Brainvisa Unveils Rapid e-Learning Suite II-72 
India's First Cross-Cultural e-Learning Portal II-72 
SumTotal Releases Enterprise Suite 7.2 II-72 
SumTotal Unveils New Version of Resultson Demand Platform II-73 
SumTotal Unveils ToolBook Translation System II-73 
Plateau Systems Unveils iContent II-73 
Plateau Systems Introduces Business Edition Products II-73 
Plateau Systems Unleashes Plateau OnDemand II-73 
Blackboard Unveils Portfolio Solution for Vista & CE Customers II-74 
Blackboard Announces Blackboard Beyond Initiative II-74 
SkillSoft Introduces Online Learning and Information Portals II-74 
SkillSoft Introduces SkillSoft ELC II-74 
eCollege Unveils eCollege.NexT II-74 
Adobe Introduces Adobe Captivate 2 II-74 
Articulate Unleashes Articulate Engage II-74 
GeneEd Introduces Database of Disease State e-Learning II-75 
HP to Release a Portal for Retail Learning and Certification II-75 
IBM Introduces Tools Offering Means for Custom Learning II-75 
GeneEd Unveils e-Learning Course on Biostatistics II-75 
KnowledgePool Introduces Means to Assess the Impact of Learning II-75 
KnowledgePlanet Releases On-Demand Learning Suite II-75 
WBT Systems Releases TopClass Version 7.4 II-76 
NetDimensions Unveils EKP 4.6 II-76 
Learn.Com Unleashes LearnCenter 9 II-76 
LearnCenter Platform by Learn.Com Delivers Training on Video iPod II-76 
Strayer University Unleashes a Virtual Commencement Ceremony II-76 
Oracle Releases PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management 
Solution II-76 
NetDimensions Introduces EKP Server Plus II-76 
NetDimensions Unleashes EKP Version 4.5 II-77 
IntraLearn Software Introduces New eLearning Application Suite II-77 
Mohive Rolls Out New Edition of Enterprise eLearning 
Publishing System II-77 
Nuvvo Rolls Out free Online Market Zone for eLearning Courses II-77 
Thomson ELT Unveils MyELT II-77 
Trivantis Introduces the CourseMill 4.1 II-78 
WebEx Unveils Learning Manager from GeoLearning II-78 
India's First e-Learning Portal for Retail Management Unleashed II-78 
Indian Government Launches Sakshat, an e-Learning Initiative II-78 
China Unveils Chinese Learning Web Portal II-78 
eCollege(R) Introduces Interactive Data Analysis Toolset II-78 
SkillSoft Unveils New Virtual Classroom Solution II-79 
SkillSoft Introduces Certification Services II-79 
SkillSoft Introduces Advanced Reporting Module for LMS II-79 
eCollege(R) Drives Advancements in Managing Large-Scale Online 
Programs II-79 
SmartPros Ltd. Introduce New Content Delivery System II-79 
Composica Introduces New Web-Based eLearning Authoring Tool II-79 
Harbinger Knowledge Products Unveils New Authoring Tool II-80 
KESDEE Inc. Introduces New Interactive eLearning Courseware II-80 
Trivantis Corp. Introduces New Version of eLearning Authoring 
Tool II-80 
Questionmark Launches New Software Connector for Blackboard 
Learning System II-80 
Riverdeep Introduces New Learning Management System II-80 
Saba Introduces Enterprise Series Learning Content Management 
Solution II-81 
RWD Technologies Releases University360(R) Learning Management 
System II-81 
Resource Bridge Introduces ExceLearn (SM) Learning Management 
System II-81 
WBT Systems Unveils World Bank LMS II-81 
Gen21 Unveils New Compliance Tool Suite II-82 
NetDimensions Introduces Low-Cost LMS II-82 
SumTotal Introduces New Version of Learning Management System II-82 
SkillSoft Unveils Search-and-Learn(TM) Connect for LMS II-82 
SyberWorks Launches New Online Functionality II-82 
WBT Systems Develops LOMALearn Online for LOMA II-83 
Meridian KSI Rolls Out New Version of Learning Management System II-83 
NetDimensions Introduces New Version Enterprise Knowledge 
Platform(TM) II-83 
KESDEE Unveils K-LMS II-83 
FirstList Launches SCORM-Certified Learning Management Systems II-83 
SumTotal Systems Unveils SumTotal Enterprise Suite 7.0 II-84 

10. Focus on Select Key Players II-85 
Adobe Systems Inc. (US) II-85 
Apollo Group, Inc. (US) II-85 
Articulate Global, Inc. (US) II-85 
Blackboard Inc. (US) II-85 
Career Education Corp. (US) II-86 
Cegos Group (France) II-86 
Cisco Systems, Inc. (US) II-86 
CognitiveArts (US) II-87 
Convergys Corp. (US) II-87 
Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (US) II-87 
Corpedia, Inc. (US) II-88 
eCollege (US) II-88 
Epic Group PLC (UK) II-88 
GeneEd, Inc. (US) II-88 
GeoLearning, Inc. (US) II-89 
Hewlett-Packard (US) II-89 
iLinc Communications, Inc. (US) II-89 
Inspired eLearning Inc. (US) II-89 
International Business Machines Corporation (US) II-90 
IntraLearn Software Corp. (US) II-90 
Kaplan, Inc. (US) II-90 
KnowledgePlanet.com (US) II-91 
KnowledgePool Group (UK) II-91 
Learn.com(R) (US) II-91 
Mentergy, Ltd. (US) II-92 
Microsoft Corporation (US) II-92 
MiracleMind.com (US) II-92 
NetDimensions Ltd. (Hong Kong) II-93 
NYIF.com (US) II-93 
Oracle Corp. (US) II-93 
Plateau Systems Ltd. (US) II-93 
ProQuest Company (US) II-94 
Saba.com (US) II-94 
Skillsoft.com (US) II-94 
Books 24/7 (US) II-95 
Strayer Education, Inc. (US) II-95 
STT (US) II-95 
SumTotal Systems, Inc. (US) II-96 
SyberWorks, Inc. (US) II-96 
Sylvan Learning (US) II-96 
Tata Interactive Systems (India) II-96 
Telematica Limited (UK) II-97 
The Ken Blanchard Companies (US) II-97 
The McGraw-Hill Companies (US) II-97 
Trivantis Corp. (US) II-98 
WBT Systems Ltd. (Ireland) II-98 
WebEx Communications, Inc. (US) II-98 
Zenosis Limited (UK) II-98 

11. Global Market Perspective II-99 
World Market for eLearning II-99 
Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
eLearning by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of the World Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
the Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-99 

Table 3: World Long-term Projections for eLearning by 
Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), and Rest of the World Markets Independently Analyzed 
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100 

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for eLearning by Geographic 
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of the World 
Markets for the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100 
World Market for Corporate eLearning II-101 
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Corporate eLearning by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of the World Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
the Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-101 

Table 6: World Long-term Projections for Corporate eLearning 
by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), and Rest of the World Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102 

Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Corporate eLearning by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of 
the World Markets for the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102 


III. MARKET 

1. The United States III-1 
A.Market Analysis III-1 
Overview III-1 
Current and Future Analysis III-1 
Issues & Trends III-1 
eLearning & Outsourcing Drive Corporate Training Market III-1 
Branding: A Leveraging Factor III-2 
Consolidation: Key to Survival III-2 
ASP: A New Technology Model III-2 
Customized eLearning: A Growing Fad III-2 
Partnerships: An Effective Strategy III-3 
Corporate eLearning Dominates Overall eLearning Market III-3 
Reduced Technological Barriers III-3 
The Corporate University Concept III-3 
Major Factors Fuelling the Growth of Corporate & Government 
eLearning III-3 
Focus on Select Key Players III-4 
Adobe Systems, Inc. III-4 
Apollo Group, Inc. III-4 
Articulate Global, Inc. III-4 
Blackboard, Inc. III-5 
Career Education Corp. III-5 
Cisco Systems, Inc. III-5 
CognitiveArts III-6 
Convergys Corp. III-6 
Corinthian Colleges, Inc. III-6 
Corpedia, Inc. III-7 
eCollege III-7 
EdShop.com III-7 
GeneEd, Inc. III-7 
GeoLearning, Inc. III-7 
Hewlett-Packard III-7 
iLinc Communications, Inc. III-8 
Inspired eLearning, Inc. III-8 
International Business Machines Corporation III-8 
IntraLearn Software Corp. III-9 
Kaplan, Inc. III-9 
KnowledgePlanet.com III-9 
Learn.com(R) III-10 
Mentergy, Ltd. III-10 
Microsoft Corporation III-10 
MiracleMind.com III-11 
NYIF.com III-11 
Oracle Corp. III-11 
Plateau Systems Ltd. III-11 
ProQuest Company III-12 
Saba.com III-12 
Skillsoft.com III-13 
Books 24/7 III-13 
Strayer Education, Inc. III-13 
STT III-13 
SumTotal Systems, Inc. III-14 
SyberWorks, Inc. III-14 
Sylvan Learning III-14 
The Ken Blanchard Companies III-15 
The McGraw-Hill Companies III-15 
Trivantis Corp. III-15 
WebEx Communications, Inc. III-15 
Recent Industry Activity III-16 
Product Launches/Introductions III-41 
B.Market Analytics III-52 
Table 8: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 9: US Long-term Projections for eLearning Market with 
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52 

Table 10: US 10-Year Perspective for eLearning - Breakdown 
of Revenues as a Percentage of Global Market for the Years 
2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53 

Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ 
Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-53 

Table 12: US Long-term Projections for Corporate eLearning 
Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54 

Table 13: US 10-Year Perspective for Corporate eLearning - 
Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global Market for 
the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-54 

2. Japan III-55 
A.Market Analysis III-55 
Overview III-55 
Current and Future Analysis III-55 
Issues & Trends III-55 
Corporate ELearning Market Holds Promise III-55 
Broadband Connections Power eLearning III-56 
Non-IT Enterprises Jump into the Arena III-56 
Content Creation - Major Impediment During Early Stage of 
Adoption III-56 
Lack of Personnel Education Plan III-56 
Need for Effective Instructional Designers III-56 
B.Market Analytics III-57 
Table 14: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57 

Table 15: Japanese Long-term Projections for eLearning 
Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57 

Table 16: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for eLearning - 
Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global Market for 
the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-58 

Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ 
Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-58 

Table 18: Japanese Long-term Projections for Corporate 
eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59 

Table 19: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Corporate 
eLearning - Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global 
Market for the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59 

3. Europe III-60 
A.Market Analysis III-60 
Overview III-60 
Current and Future Analysis III-60 
Issues & Trends III-60 
Small & Medium Sized Businesses - The Weakest Link in 
European Corporate eLearning Market III-60 
Knowledge Management in Corporate Space III-61 
eLearning and Viability III-61 
Europe - An Open Market for Education III-61 
Partnerships on the Rise III-61 
Outsourcing Gains Momentum III-62 
eLearning Opportunities in Europe III-62 
English in Europe III-62 
Developing Internet Infrastructure III-62 
American Opportunities in Europe III-62 
Select Regional Markets - An Overview III-62 
France III-62 
United Kingdom III-63 
Trends in UK eLearning Market III-63 
Blended Learning Programs on the Rise III-63 
Focus on Select Key Players III-63 
Epic Group PLC (UK) III-63 
Groupe Cegos (France) III-63 
KnowledgePool Group (UK) III-64 
Telematica Limited (UK) III-64 
WBT Systems Ltd (Ireland). III-64 
Zenosis Limited (UK) III-65 
Recent Industry Activity III-65 Product Launches III-69 
B.Market Analytics III-71 
Table 20: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71 

Table 21: European Long-term Projections for eLearning 
Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72 

Table 22: European 10-Year Perspective for eLearning - 
Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global Market for 
the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-72 

Table 23: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ 
Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-73 

Table 24: European Long-term Projections for Corporate 
eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73 

Table 25: European 10-Year Perspective for Corporate 
eLearning - Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global 
Market for the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74 

4. Asia-Pacific III-75 
A.Market Analysis III-75 
Overview III-75 
Current and Future Analysis III-75 
Issues & Trends III-75 
Relatively Late Entrants with Better Access to Emerging 
Technologies III-75 
Diverse Languages - An Obstacle to eLearning Adoption III-75 
Proliferation of Digital Devices Holds Potential for M- 
Learning Solutions III-75 
Market Drivers III-76 
Market Restraints III-76 
Select Regional Markets - An Overview III-76 
Australia III-76 
Factors Driving Adoption of eLearning Programs III-76 
eLearning in Higher Education III-77 
Trends in eLearning III-77 
China III-77 
India III-77 
eLearning Market in India - Opportunities Galore III-77 
Electronic Learning in Domestic Market III-78 
Expanding Market Attracts Foreign Vendors III-78 
Regulatory Body - A Requisite for India eLearning Community III-78 
Indian E-Companies Gain Prominence III-78 
South Korea III-79 
Online Learning on the Rise III-79 
Price competitiveness III-79 
High Internet Aptitude Among Students III-79 
Time and Location Convenience III-79 
Mobile eLearning III-79 
Thailand III-80 
eLearning in Thai Government Sector III-80 
Thai Government Initiatives for eLearning III-80 
Philippines III-80 
Customized Learning Solutions on the Rise III-80 
Low-Priced Off-the-Shelf Products70z Hold Sway III-80 
Declining Prices & New Features Promote LMS Implementation III-81 
Access to Online Infrastructure & Enhanced Simulation 
Facilitates eLearning III-81 
Focus on Select Key Players III-81 
NetDimensions Ltd. (Hong Kong) III-81 
Tata Interactive Systems (India) III-81 
Recent Industry Activity III-82 
Product Launches III-84 
B.Market Analytics III-87 
Table 26: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ 
Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-87 

Table 27: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for eLearning 
Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88 

Table 28: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for eLearning - 
Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global Market for 
the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-88 

Table 29: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues 
in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89 

Table 30: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Corporate 
eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for 
Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89 

Table 31: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Corporate 
eLearning - Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global 
Market for the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90 

5. Rest of World III-91 
A.Market Analysis III-91 
Current and Future Analysis III-91 
Select Regional Markets - An Overview III-91 
Saudi Arabia III-91 
United Arab Emirates (UAE) III-91 
Recent Industry Activity III-91 
B.Market Analytics III-95 
Table 32: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenues in US$ 
Million for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-95 

Table 33: Rest of World Long-term Projections for eLearning 
Market with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95 

Table 34: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for eLearning - 
Breakdown of Revenues as a Percentage of Global Market for 
the Years 2003, 2008, & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-96 

Table 35: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenues 
in US$ Million for Years 2

To order this report:

World E-Learning Market

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092534/World-E-Learning-Market.html

More market research reports here!

Contact Information