One definite trend in technology is the move to cloud based computing/storage. This move is already in full swing with the likes of music applications and graphics suites such as adobe having already made to move to online subscription based cloud accessible applications
It is only inevitable that eLearning applications, if they have not already done so, will soon follow.
“There is an increasing demand for inexpensive, high quality, global training. Currently, business is transitioning from costly in-person training routines to eLearning programs. In the coming years, any stigmas attached to online learning will be abolished. Instead, cloud-based technology will streamline corporate training procedures and open doors to customized learning options for small and medium sized businesses” source: Jeffrey Roth http://interactyx.com/social-learning-blog/cloud-based-technologies-and-the-future-of-elearning/