I have heard it said that many of the professionals involved in elearning are really teachers who like technology. However, some of the technology I was able to see at Learning Technologies 2013 was never in any classroom I ever had been in!
The content creation tools and the quality of what is being produced by some of the leading elearning vendors like Kineo, BrightWave and Adobe is amazing. You can really see how modern, graphical and interesting content can make it so much easier for people to learn. This is a far cry from some of the elearning platforms that still adhere to the old format of static pages that look like 1990's powerpoint that has a next, next, next button to oblivion.
I also a detected a maturing of the industry that is reacting to customer needs for having a single area for learning and awareness within the organisation. This allows people to access elearning taken in the past at anytime they require the knowledge.
Single Sign On (SSO) is clearly a big issue with organisations recognising the impact of giving the user yet another password and username to remember with each elearning system adopted.
I still love the enthusiasm that the people involved in Learning and Development have for changing their internal environment with new and attractive learning content. This combined with a system that ensures participation, such as MetaCompliance, is the way to go for ultimately changing attitudes and behaviour in the workplace.