Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!
Your Training Edge
MARCH 16, 2017
However, before corporate employers can reap the benefits of online training, they first have to select a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many such systems that are cloud-based, resulting in less storage and inventory problems. Some of the best Learning Management Systems have been detailed below: Wiziq. Latitude Learning LMS.
Learning Management Systems and You
APRIL 9, 2015
People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS). Find yourself a good LMS. Cue the 1950’s film strip… “Learning Management Systems and You!”. An LMS is a system for managing learning. So, there you have a quick overview of what an LMS can do for you.
Education learning management system trends
APRIL 27, 2012
Many in the education market are still in love with open source systems, such as Moodle. That is why there is an uptick in the number of commercial systems available in the education sector. Mobile Learning. This is one of the most shocking trends in the space – the significant lack of mobile learning in these systems. Social Learning. Parent Portal.
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.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. managers. managers (aka supervisors, team leads, mid-level managers). already for front-line managers? learning-doing gap. new managers transition from skilled individual producer to team. majority of today’s front-line managers were promoted.
Top Open Source Learning Management Systems
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
There are many benefits involved with choosing an open source learning management system (lms) for your educational needs; starting with the ability to fully customize the software to your organization’s needs without having to purchase expensive licenses. It still remains extremely popular today due to the easy learning curve and the quick setup options for new courses.
What every software company needs in a learning management system
MARCH 29, 2016
We understand what cloud-based software companies need from a learning management system – because we are a cloud-based software company! Because KeyedIn are experts in cloud-based software, they set the bar for a learning management system very high. Here’s what every great software company should demand from a learning management system.
Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
MARCH 17, 2016
I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. During these discussions I asked, “what aspects or features are you looking for in an LMS? All LMS providers will be expected to provide a mobile responsive platform this year. Social Learning. What LMS features matter to your organization?
What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.
MARCH 1, 2017
You know you need an LMS. But “FIDDLESTICKS” (Yes, I said fiddlesticks, this is a professional blog people) you exclaim as you ask yourself “What do I need in an LMS?”. This means you’ll need an ecommerce system built into your LMS. The Knowledge Direct LMS has an ecommerce system built in allowing credit card payments through Stripe credit card processing.
The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?
APRIL 16, 2015
Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. Before EITHER the content or LMS is considered, it is important to step back and think: Who am I providing this content for and why do they need it? If you cannot answer either of those questions, then neither content NOR an LMS will help you provide successful educational material. You need both. Share this on Facebook.
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.
Docebo Adds to 2016 Accolades with Ranking in List of Top 20 Learning Portals
AUGUST 19, 2016
Docebo Adds to 2016 Accolades with Ranking in List of Top 20 Learning Portals. Docebo is thrilled to announce that we’ve managed to secure a spot in TrainingIndustry.com’s 2016 list of the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies. Learn more about the list here. Learn more about one of the world’s leading learning portals. START A TRIAL.
Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS
JANUARY 29, 2015
Selecting an LMS can be a very involved process. Once you have narrowed the list of vendors that seem to fit your needs, watched demos to see the Learning Management System functionality, and narrowed the field, then comes the reference checking. Is there an integration with an Association Management System? What do the users need? How are problems handled?
What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”
DECEMBER 3, 2014
For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. Oh sure, the LMS will manage your learners, but will it help you create content?”. What’s an LMS? An LMS manages people’s interactions with learning content.
Using a Learning Management System as a Communication Platform
AUGUST 21, 2012
Can anyone really be bothered to learn and go through all the steps required to do an e-mail merge? If you have administrative access to a learning management system (LMS) that contains the ability to send custom messages to learners, you have at your fingertips a powerful communication tool. Compose the message.
The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS
JULY 23, 2015
So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS. Because you aren’t purchasing hardware and hiring IT support staff to go along with your software solution, your up-front costs are lower than they would be if you simply purchased an LMS that was not hosted elsewhere. Do they know how to integrate your AMS with your LMS?
Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?
JULY 13, 2016
Fifteen years ago, the learning field thought the learning portal was going to be a powerful tool to drive employee performance improvement. Now when I look around, it is hard to find the 2016 “All Star” learning portal. What happened to the magical learning portals of our dreams? Some assets aren’t official learning resources. A learning app.
Making the best use of the Learning Management System
AUGUST 20, 2015
The Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application/platform for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of training courses. When properly set up and used, the system controls every part of learning course. It’s a huge help in ensuring that learners focus on what they need to (learning) without the tech getting in the way. Setting up the LMS: Learning Made Simple! As for all software solutions, getting all your stakeholders onboard is essential to the success of an LMS platform.
Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. Give me a learning path, a journey, and support that journey with the courses I need to be better, to grow from an entry level marketing associate to a CMO. The opportunity is there, if only he had access to competency based learning. What can I do?
Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. If it’s free, it may be because it’s an over-simplified bare bones LMS, counting on you to customize and make the platform what it should be. If it’s a free open source LMS then it’s probably not coming with technical support. A proprietary LMS vendor. you say excitedly. Yes, indeed. Quality.
JANUARY 9, 2013
” “I need the ability to generate reports within the system.” ” Th0se features are common in today’s learning management systems. As previously noted, these features fit into my 90/10 rule, which means that 90% of the features exist in all LMSs (excluding say the next gen lite systems), so it comes down to the 10% differential. Speed.
ASAE Annual Conference 2015
JULY 30, 2015
We’ll be unveiling our newest version of the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System, Knowledge Direct 7 Beta, at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. For the last 3 years we’ve been vetting technology, surveying the analysts, and asking the learning community, “How can we transform learning? Using mobile-first design and offering WCAG 2.0
Getting Started with Online Member Education
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course? Will I need an LMS? Are we large enough to support online learning? I Want to Offer Online Learning.
How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS
AUGUST 29, 2016
How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS. Your learning program has been managing itself for years, or at least that’s what your boss thinks. You spend a ridiculous amount of time organizing and determining methods of learning dispersal among personnel within your organization. A Learning Management System Means… More Time.
LMS – a Learning Portal that adapts to your Changing Needs
DECEMBER 10, 2015
LMS is the new wave brought about in the world of e-learning that focuses on efficient use of learning resources. The entire suite of LMS includes varied features that prove useful for different user categories – from the administrator to the end-user, i.e. learner. Despite the fact that it is easy to use and customizable, LMS is robust enough to support global training demands. So you see, incorporation of learning management system has become critical for the success of educational institutes as well as companies and industries.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
We all have a boss and even our best ideas require an explanation, so before you get an LMS, start designing courses, and tracking learner progress, you’ll need to get his or her approval. Make sure you’ve submitted an RFP (request for proposal) to a few LMS providers that offer the features your specific association or organization needs. Will we need an LMS? An LCMS?
Benefits of a cloud-based Learning Management System
JANUARY 26, 2017
When choosing an learning management system (LMS) you may be faced with the choice of using a cloud-based LMS or an installed solution. Here I explain what a cloud-based software system is, what a SaaS payment model looks like, and the benefits of choosing an LMS that is cloud-based. What is a cloud-based system? What is SaaS? Free trial.
What is WCAG 2.0 and Why Does it Matter?
JUNE 4, 2015
WCAG 2.0 stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Similar to Section 508, WCAG is the international standard for accessibility in web content created by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). WCAG offers similar guidance, as well as techniques for building web content that is accessible for people with disabilities. Provides alternatives for time-based media. Separates content from style.
Why You Should Adopt Learning Portals For Employee Engagement
JANUARY 31, 2017
Learning portals are a great fit for formal training, performance support, and social learning. Learning Portals: Why You Should Adopt Them To Boost Employee Engagement. Learning portals are repositories that have various learning resources ranging from online courses, assets for performance support , and other supporting learning aids.
B2B Top Five LMSs
JULY 17, 2014
Resellers who are part of your business learning network – maybe you provide them courses on how to sell your product. Content Providers – the fastest growing B2B right now in e-learning; best or most amazingly of all – it can be just one person who has created a course (content) and then has their own clients who purchase the course or courses to provide to their own employees; the days of large content providers as the only option is gone. Well the system should have. My LMS Directory has over 600 vendors. 5 – SumTotal Learn. Uh, no.
State of the LMS 2012
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Too many vendors are focusing on talent/performance management as the next feature/component in their systems. Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Leadership Development/Performance Management – 40%.
5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS
OCTOBER 30, 2012
As I keep meeting many of my prospects, I always confront a very common question, “Can you help us to understand how we can maximize the Return on Investment (ROI) of our LMS?”. The question indirectly extends to how can we calculate the ROI of an LMS and highlight the positive outcomes of it. Introduction of LMS – Don’t Force Engage. Improve User Experience.
LMS Integration: The Learning Ecosystem
MAY 12, 2016
In 2016, it makes more sense to think of a LMS as part of a digital business ecosystem, rather than a standalone island destination. There are a variety of approaches to LMS integration. Vendors can: Provide an open API library consisting of available scripts that a tech-savvy buyer can use to automate integration with client systems. Types of LMS Integration.
LMS State of Affairs
AUGUST 1, 2014
Learning Systems. Learning Platforms. Learning Management Systems. Caribbean – Across the board, virtually every island is doing e-learning – not one truly stands out. Market with high revenue potential, yet has minimal competition – Content providers, B2B – unique angle – many systems do not understand the space, nor have a system that truly delivers what these markets need. Competency Management including Skills. Learning communities tied to courses, groups. Predictive Learning.
2016 Top 10 LMSs
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
It’s been a long few weeks, putting together the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report. “A must for anyone looking at buying a LMS”, says Karl from TX. IF your system scored high enough, you made it – regardless of where you are located. Micro-burst learning platform, which is a subset of an LMS. But if you like micro-burst systems, then you should definitely like them. #9 First and foremost this is a system for the 10,000 plus “internal employee” crowd and the external B2B/B2C folks. The #1 K-12 system on the market today.
Classroom vs LMS: the battle for the future of education
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
E-learning is taking the world of education by storm, with the industry growing stronger every year. Read on to find out… As LMS vendors we’ve witnessed the huge growth of the e-learning industry first hand. But to answer whether e-learning can (or will) replace brick-and-mortar education we have to dig a little deeper than revenue and profit numbers.