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Public LMS Pricing: Proof You Can Overpay

Talented Learning

It is too easy to overpay for an LMS in 2016. They are at it again with a novel trend — public LMS pricing. Cloud LMS vendors are already installed in the cloud allowing new clients to be on-boarded instantly with no sales interaction. Cloud LMS vendors advertise their fees clearly. The range of LMS functionality available with each vendor is all over the board.

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Best of the Best – Extended Enterprise or multi-tenant LMSs

eLearning 24-7

You can find a lot of LMS companies who provide different information on the size of business. While I find their LMS name, “Company College” a minor challenge (I think it is a disservice to the product itself) there is no mistaking the oomph of this solution and where it started out to where it is today. Comes with LRS (learning record store – which is still a major work in progress – the LRS premise that is, not the LMS). Epignosis – Talent LMS $. Absorb LMS $$- Still quite strong as a multi-tenant platform. Accord LMS - $$.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Quick LMS History. Much of the investment was upfront and only the largest companies or companies with the most compliance risk exposure could afford an LMS. Every LMS tried to be all things to all types of customers in all industries. The LMS market started changing after the dot com bust in 2001. The good news is there is an LMS for every need, industry and budget.

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

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The argument that you have to spend over 50K to find a sweet LMS is totally bogus. The LMS market as a whole, has some serious issues when it comes to “ease of use” and “sweet” user interfaces – on both the end user and admin side. Low cost systems are typically SaaS based (then again, the LMS industry as a whole is more SaaS based than hosted on your servers). Mobile as a whole in the LMS space is still extremely low, but there are low cost systems that offer it. . Litmos - At one time my favorite Lite LMS on the market.