Infographic: The Top 25 Learning Management Systems
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
We recently came across a great infographic from the folks over at GetApp, a site that helps businesses find the right learning management systems for their needs, that answers one of the big questions we get all the time from members and clients: What is the best LMS to use? Two big trends are Extended Enterprise Training and xAPI. And if so, why do you think that is?
Learning Management Systems: Why You Need One
APRIL 20, 2016
A Learning Management System (LMS) is a platform that enables the storage and delivery of learning content for the purpose of training and educating employees. But before you decide to jump into the LMS search, it’s important to identify why you need this system in the first place. eLearning Featured Learning Management System Resources Resources
Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings
JULY 16, 2013
Oh, here is my latest directory of LMSs. #10 – Meridian - Despite a web site that should be kicked into outer space (hello, update?), the system itself has a lot to offer. I see it as a platform that could easily be for 1,500 and up users, although it may sit better at 5,000+. For retail shops I like the unique feature tied to OJT (on the job training). Learning 24/7.
Top 5 Benefits of Using a Learning Management System
DECEMBER 29, 2014
Guest Post Written by David Miller, an educational researcher who has several years of experience in the field of teaching, online testing, and training. Learning management systems are web-based or software applications that allow companies and educational institutions to deliver content and resources to their learners and manage their delivery.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Introducing the Axonify Continuous Learning Model.8 Over the past decade, most organizations have invested in Learning Management Systems. LMSs), and with good reason: LMSs can save as much as 50% on training costs, and can. Employees aren’t learning more. level.
What’s Wrong With Learning Management Systems?
DECEMBER 16, 2015
There’s not a lot of love in the world for the poor old learning management system (LMS). Before today’s era of consumerized, ecosystemic learning solutions, businesses that wanted to train their people would use an LMS to store and deploy educational content. Has learning changed so much in the 21st century that it no longer needs managerial administration?
Why we need Learning Management Systems
AUGUST 3, 2016
Why We Need Learning Management Systems. Have you found yourself fighting your way through the learning and development market without a guide? As to not shroud this document with bias, I have taken the liberty of pulling the dictionary.com definition of a Learning Management System, which appears below: noun. Resource Management. Ease of Use.
Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014
AUGUST 8, 2014
especially love it when I get the opportunity to present all over the world on a variety of e-learning topics. I love meeting new folks who have either been big fans and supporters of e-learning or are totally new to e-learning and seeking out information and knowledge. They forget to realize that a learning system, learning platform are just semantics – as noted before. You can have a modern learning system that is really crummy, just as you can have with a LMS. In January of this year, I presented the top systems for 2013-14.
Benefits of the Cloud LMS – Is it the future of Learning Management Systems?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
Learning is crucial for corporations, who need to acquire newer skills and knowledge on a continuous basis. This has generated tremendous interest and adoption of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) among corporations over the last decade or so. However, the increasing use of LMS brought with it overheads in the implementation and maintenance of the new system.
Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]
more dynamic approach to managing. time, we also see that, all too often, managers in such organizations are simply. managers do not clearly set expectations, employees don’t feel set up for success. approach to managing performance, how. can you ensure that your managers have. simple approach for how managers can. systematically ensure that their managers.
12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS)
MARCH 26, 2013
Get any group of learning professionals in a room, and one of the first topics of discussion will be Learning Management Systems (LMS). have rarely heard a learning professional say “ Our LMS does everything we need.” Here are twelve (12) common complaints about Learning Management Systems. Configuration refers to a simpler change.
Healthcare Learning Management System Survey Results
MARCH 30, 2016
We issued a survey targeting professionals from the healthcare world to gain insight into the particular learning and development challenges they face. Responses came from those who work in: IT, Operations/Administration, Human Resources, Learning and Development, Nursing, and Education/Research. Looking for more information on online learning and training in healthcare?
8 Advantages of a Learning Management System
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Though learning management systems are becoming very common as organisations are accepting the need for continuous learning , there are still a lot of organisations out there who are reluctant to shed their traditional training programs and overhaul their employee development strategies. Engaged Learning. And your LMS manages all the back-end work.
4 Reasons to Use a Learning Management System for Safety Training
MAY 6, 2015
Managing Safety requires a delicate balance between enforcing compliance, shared understanding of what is expected from the team as well as training for how things should be done safely. Without systems in place to gather information and calculate training return, it’s difficult for many companies to even know whether or not programs are tangibly improving safety for employees.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
corporate Learning & Development inside out. simply “training” employees to ensuring employees have the knowledge they need to do. Traditional training approaches—whether in the classroom or via eLearning—have. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. With corporate L&D groups stuck in a rut with traditional training.
In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 20, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Until such times as systems can seamlessly track, report and produce useful data for the learning that occurs through the many little experiences in the daily workflow without manual intervention, I think it is still ‘work in progress’.” – Charles Jennings (in our interview with him). THE JOURNEY: As you know, we are experiencing a major shift in the domain of ‘learning’.
The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses
JUNE 20, 2013
In many organizations, workplace learning consists of getting people into a room to listen to an instructor. When these organizations become fed up with the effort of trying to manage their learning initiatives using pen and paper, spreadsheets, and various stone-age tools, they acquire a learning management system. The system manages wait lists.
How to find the best learning management system for your team
MAY 3, 2016
Four things to look for in the right learning management system. For most organizations (of any size, but particularly large enterprises), the right learning management system is one that can support learning across several different modalities. What does the right learning management system look like? 1. Try it free for 14 days.
How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
DECEMBER 6, 2012
About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Electronic performance support support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Why bother having people take courses to learn things they’ll soon forget? Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
From Performance Management. is managed and how organizations are moving. management approach to a more dynamic. elements to work together: Motivation: Managers have to want to do it and employees have. challenge than you think) Skills: Managers must have the capability to execute. 3www.kineo.com | firstname.lastname@example.org | 312-846-6656 4One of the pillars of a performance development system is the. weirdly close-mouthed, hesitating to tell their manager boss that. from an annual performance management process to real-time. The training.
Learning Management Systems: Creating sustainable training support for Corporate Learners
AUGUST 28, 2013
This increases the (already tremendous) pressure on corporate learners to proactively learn and get trained – throughout their careers. With technology-aided learning, e-courses are now readily available for learners’ consumption anytime and anywhere. Corporations put Learning Management Systems (LMS) in place to make learning available in an easily accessible manner.
Why Buy a Learning Management System (LMS)?
OCTOBER 28, 2015
To gain market share over competitors who only meet minimum work standards by using the LMS to train your employees to meet high quality standards. Training your workforce to comply with OSHA regulations ultimately increases safety which reduces accidents and thus reduces penalties. The post Why Buy a Learning Management System (LMS)? appeared first on Gyrus.
The Learning Management System Feature People Hate the Most
APRIL 11, 2013
Satisfaction surveys of learning management system administrators invariably identify reporting as the most reviled feature in their platform. The short answer is that it’s really tough to please all system administrators: Some administrators want the reporting features to be super easy. So, why aren’t LMS vendors fixing the problem? That’s great!
The Benefits of Using a Customer-Oriented Learning Management System (LMS) Vendor
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Today’s customers have problems that are unique to their business processes, and they know exactly what functions and abilities they need their learning management system to perform. What good is it to have a system that can’t adapt to changing business processes? GyrusAIM Training Customer Service eLL trainingThe benefit?
Why do Training Departments Hate Their Learning Management System? Episode #1
JULY 10, 2014
A Learning Management System platform is an incredibly powerful tool. It can save companies thousands in training costs, standardize training across geographic regions and increase employee. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!].
Learner Driven Learning Management System in a Global Environment
MARCH 21, 2012
For us at Upside Learning, learning and innovation have been and continue to be the key drivers for our working and success. This is one of the main reasons for the robust investments we have made in training – not just for our employees but for the global community at large. Talking about training, our first webinar for 2012 is just around the corner.
How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support
DECEMBER 6, 2012
About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Electronic performance support systems (EPSS) were the rage. Why bother having people take courses to learn things they’ll soon forget? Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.
Turbo Charge Scheduled Events in Your Learning Management System by Using Tags
JULY 31, 2013
Instructor-led sessions, either in physical or virtual classrooms, play a big part of many organizations’ learning strategies. To support such initiatives, the best learning management systems (LMS) are equally adept at managing scheduled instructor-led events as they are at managing self-paced learning. Signed, —Your loving learning enabler.
Learning Management System E-Commerce
AUGUST 22, 2016
Do you already sell your training content? You can easily add the pre-created content from the library to your system and then sell it for as much or as little as you want. There’s no right or wrong answer regarding what content to bring into your learning management system, but some questions you may want to ask yourself: Am I selling this content as standalone content?
Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Here’s an idea: Since organizations typically use learning management systems to show people how to better do their jobs, why not use learning management systems to gather input from workers on how the work they do can: Be safer. Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL Google Docs learning management LMS Social learning training wikis
How to Use a Learning Management System to Support Your Workplace Culture
OCTOBER 18, 2012
” Your organization’s communication style should be consistent across different media and applications, including your learning management system. Take a look at the labels and system messages learners encounter. If not, explore whether these can be changed, either by your system administrator or by your LMS vendor. Merchant’s definition above.
Using a Learning Management System Checklist In Classroom-Based Training
OCTOBER 11, 2016
For most users, a Learning Management System is central to online training. The role a Learning Management System should play in managing classroom-based training can be less clear. Use this checklist to make sure your Learning Management System is working as it should be to support successful classroom-based training.
Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content
DECEMBER 14, 2012
It seems as if almost every organization I speak to wants to use a learning management system (LMS) in a different way. Understandably, the company providing this course-of-the-month subscription service doesn’t want the headache of managing all this manually. Here’s how to support this business model using a learning management system. For
The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
The aim of the presentation is to provide an overview of workplace learning technology in 2012. So far, he has a very impressive slide deck that covers: An introduction to e-learning. Learning modalities and content types (simulations, games, video, etc.). Social learning. Tools and technologies (authoring tools, learning management systems, etc.).
Top 5 Benefits of a Learning Management System
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
If you have been involved in training for any length of time, chances are you are aware of some of the benefits of an LMS. However, there are a surprising number of organizations that have either resisted implementing a Learning Management System, or, are unaware of the vast benefits an LMS provides – both financially, as well as in its effectiveness for managing training and learning.
9 Top Tips For Mining The Hidden Depths Of Your Learning Management System
DECEMBER 12, 2013
This article was originally published in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills. Today’s Learning Management Systems are capable of much more than merely managing day-to-day training activities and keeping a record of ‘who did what and when’ The advent of social media and social learning is having a considerable impact on the process of organisational training […]. Learning Management eLearning LMS