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2024's Best Learning Systems: Top 10 LMS and eLearning Platforms Ranked


Picking a new Learning System is hard. 

You've got to first figure out what you want from the system. Do you want to just track compliance training? Drive engagement with company content? Have people develop their skills? 

Then once you've figured this all out you have to understand the different between an LMS, LXP, TXP and more. 

In this article we've picked out 10 different learning systems and explained their relative strengths and weaknesses so you can cut through the noise.


1. Learn Amp

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In at number one is Learn Amp. Balancing directive learning with self-driven learning. Supporting compliance, structured learning pathways CPD as well as personalised recommendations, skills development and more.

Development extends beyond traditional learning; it's about growing within and beyond current roles. Learn Amp's development tools are designed to support this holistic view. With career pathways, skill tracking, and mentorship programs, Learn Amp not only prepares individuals for their current job but also maps out a trajectory for future growth, aligning personal aspirations with organisational needs.

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Why does Learn Amp stand out?

  • Very high satisfaction rate across review sites with 4.9/5
  • Exceptional support praised in various reviews
  • Fits into your ecosystem with over 70 integrations
  • Decentralisation to managers with flexible permissions and functionality
  • Flexible for a hybrid workforce with digital and face-to-face tools
  • Future-proofed, blending strong UX with depth and breadth of features
  • Enhanced Talent Experience Platform (TXP) that seamlessly integrates the strengths of both Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Experience Platforms (LXP).

All in Learn Amp is a top choice for any forward thinking businesses.

Price: Starts at £17,500

Pros: The only People Development Hub connecting learning to performance

Cons: Not ideal for businesses <250 employees


2. Degreed

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Degreed is a technology suite that combines lifelong learning and data-driven development so organisations can accelerate workforce capabilities for greater impact and make skills the heart of all work.

Degreed is a learning platform that makes it easy for companies to deliver daily learning, deep skill-building, education benefits, real-time insights and expert services, while connecting to an open ecosystem.

Degreed, founded in 2012, launched with the mission of “jailbreaking the degree” where all skills are recognised, irrespective of how they are acquired. Degreed is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with offices in Salt Lake City, New York, London, Amsterdam, and Brisbane.

Price: Enquire at Degreed

Pros: Great for upskilling with assessments and content

Cons: Some of the 'management' and reporting flexibility of an LMS are limited*

*Note: Degreed now integrates with Learn Amp for a full experience

3. Pluralsight Skills

Pluralsight Skills Pricing, Reviews & Features - Capterra New Zealand 2024

Pluralsight Skills is a go-to spot for anyone looking to boost their tech skills, from cloud computing and coding to cybersecurity. It’s packed with deep-dive courses and assessments that keep pace with tech's fast-moving world, making it super useful for techies and companies wanting to stay on the cutting edge.

The platform is all about learning by doing, featuring hands-on labs and projects that let you put theory into practice, which is great for understanding complex concepts and preparing for real job challenges.

For companies, Pluralsight is great for skill-building, helping teams figure out where they shine and where they need to level up, with personalised learning paths to get everyone up to speed.

Price: Starts at £329/year

Pros: Excellent for technology skill development and assessing your level

Cons: Limited focus so not a full learning solution*

*Note: Learn Amp integrates with Pluralsight for a full experience


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4. TalentLMS

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TalentLMS offers a practical Learning Management System tailored for small to medium-sized businesses looking to enhance their training programs. It simplifies the creation and management of online courses, providing easy access for instructors and learners alike. The platform is designed to be easily navigable, supporting a range of learning materials and activities.

Key to TalentLMS is its flexibility, accommodating self-paced and instructor-led learning, making it suitable for diverse learning preferences. It includes effective tools for assessing progress and identifying improvement areas, ensuring businesses can track and support learning outcomes.

Price: Starts at £69 a month

Pros: Cheap/Good value. Helps deliver core LMS functionality

Cons: Can be too simplistic / LMS focussed


5. Cornerstone OnDemand

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Cornerstone is a learning management system (LMS) designed to support the dynamic needs of modern businesses by facilitating adaptable, productive, and resilient organisational growth. It achieves this by closely linking individual success with broader organisational objectives, delivering scalable modern learning experiences.

The platform specialises in unifying people, data, content, and systems, thereby optimising the continuous development of talent within the organisation. Cornerstone's capabilities extend to providing personalized, role-specific training in various formats, managing compliance, and leveraging insights for internal audits, all through a unified platform that streamlines the governance, assignment, automation, and tracking of required training

Price: $6 per user per month

Pros: Broad set of features to cover different use cases

Cons: Tools can be siloed and the system can feel overwhelming

6. Skillsoft Percipio

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Skillsoft Percipio, an immersive LXP, emphasises a user-centric learning experience with its engaging content and intuitive design. It offers a vast array of learning resources, including courses, videos, and books, tailored to meet individual learning preferences.

Price: Enquire at Skillsoft Percipio

Pros: Extensive course library

Cons: Admin experience is reportedly limited

7. SAP Litmos

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SAP Litmos is a flexible learning system, catering to businesses of all sizes. Its LMS focuses on delivering targeted training with a strong emphasis on mobile learning, compliance, and extended enterprise training needs.

Litmos includes comprehensive content libraries, integrations with top workflow tools, and services to support success. Thousands of companies trust Litmos learning solutions to deliver instruction and intelligence to employees, customers, and partners.

Price: Enquire at Litmos

Pros: Cost effective. Good for multiple languages

Cons: Very limited learner experience and poor reporting

8. EdCast

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EdCast's Learning Experience Platform (LXP) allows you to create personalised learning pathways, aiming to nurture a culture where individuals are encouraged to learn independently and share knowledge within the organisation. It is designed to appeal to companies that are keen on making learning opportunities widely available and maximising the collective expertise of their employees. Price: Enquire at Edcast

Pros: Standard LMS features and good support

Cons: Reports that some new features seem half-developed when released


9. Adobe Learning Manager

Adobe Learning Manager (formerly Adobe Captivate Prime)

Adobe Learning Manager is designed with a learner-first approach, offering an engaging and gamified learning experience. Its LMS is ideal for organisations looking to create custom learning experiences with a strong focus on content interactivity and learner engagement.

Price: Request at Adobe Learning Management

Pros: Simple interface and good for standard LMS features

Cons: Limited customisation and content authoring options

10. Docebo

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Docebo's cloud-based LMS streamlines online training delivery and management, providing personalised learning paths and simple content creation. With tools like Docebo Shape for converting resources into learning content and Docebo Connect for integrating with other technologies, it aims for efficient and relevant learning experiences. While Docebo offers advanced features to boost online education, its effectiveness in enhancing learning outcomes and meeting organisational goals depends on its thoughtful integration and usage within the user's or organisation's educational framework.

Price: Enquire at Docebo

Pros: Comprehensive LMS featureset

Cons: Support and out-of the-box reporting are common criticisms in reviews