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? In terms of where the LMS marketplace is right now, are you seeing a growth in mobile apps?
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. The idea of choosing an LMS can be daunting. But before you decide to jump into the LMS search, it’s important to identify why you need this system in the first place. Business results.
Learning Management Systems and You
APRIL 9, 2015
People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS). To 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.
20 Most Popular Learning Management Systems [INFOGRAPHIC]
JANUARY 20, 2013
In recent years, one thing has become abundantly clear: the learning management system market is growing by leaps and bounds. I remember the days when the only viable LMS was Blackboard – and the cost for implementation was somewhere to the tune of $25,000. LearnDash learning management system wordpress lms2012 Capterra, Inc.
How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy
Scalability. 2 The Sales Enablement function 3 Learning modalities 4 Why LMS? What is the right LMS? for have largely kept their training strategies the same, with the majority of trai- ning resources earmarked for boring formal learning and event-based training. delivered across multiple systems (email, file storage, the CRM, etc.), Your LMS. WHY LMS?
The Compliance Learning Management System (LMS)
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Last week Gyrus Systems earned a “Top 10” award from Talented Learning in the “ Best Employee Compliance LMS ” category. Gyrus Systems is pleased to have our efforts recognized by a well-respected organization like Talented Learning. According to Talented Learning, “ You can’t get away from where LMSs started.
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. The Bottom Line.
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.
Why Companies Love Hosted Learning Management Systems
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
An article written in 2014 by Forbes contributor Josh Bersin states, “We just released our newest research on the corporate Learning Management Systems market and the numbers are astounding. These statistics prove that social learning management systems (LMSs) are doing a heck of a job meeting the needs of consumers. What Is a Cloud-Based LMS?
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
And for good reason as it has many advantages: It offers a breadth of course topics, relevant to many, and readily available. It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning. OTS courseware relieves overburdened trainers and human resource managers of. Teams who learn. capital.
WordPress Learning Management Systems Are Growing Up
APRIL 16, 2015
If you could rewind the internet back to January 2012, you wouldn’t find much on WordPress learning management systems. During that time I was working on an elearning consulting engagement for a client and was researching possible learning management options. If you’re interested in learning more about your options, send us a note!
OpenSesame Content Integration with Totara Learning Management Systems
JUNE 17, 2015
We are pleased to now have the capability to integrate content from OpenSesame into Totara LMS. OpenSesame isn't a content provider, it is a content marketplace. Similar to the model of companies like Uber and Airbnb, they provide a venue for buyers and sellers to exchange and sell eLearning courses What does that mean exactly?
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.
Why Buy a Learning Management System (LMS)?
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Last week I reviewed the benefits of an LMS. In today’s article I focus a little more on the larger picture by noting several important reasons why buying an LMS is strategically important. 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. LMS eLL
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
1 kineo.com email@example.com 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. learning nuggets. or “very ready” in learning and development in. Learning. would love to provide, we need a change. We must go beyond providing great content. do to be successful managers.
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. 1993).
The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System
APRIL 1, 2014
Adopting an Amazon-like recommendation system in learning and development doesn’t require big data and teams of programmers. This can be done within any learning management system (LMS) that contains two simple features: The ability to have course-specific communication templates. For commercial learning content providers, increased sales.
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.
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.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
in learning and development and 1,600 learners. in or introduced into a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise) without the prior written permission of Towards Maturity CIC. 1 [link]. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. learning.
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. Titled ‘ Learner Driven Learning Management System, in a Global Environment ’, this interactive webinar will be conducted in association with Brandon Hall Group on 22 nd March 2012 at 1 PM EDT. What made us think of this topic?
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. So, why aren’t LMS vendors fixing the problem? The short answer is that it’s really tough to please all system administrators: Some administrators want the reporting features to be super easy.
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.
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? That’s why we don’t have it.” The benefit?
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.
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.
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.
Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
OCTOBER 21, 2015
They also provide medical rehabilitation services on a contract basis at nursing homes, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and worksites. Today, with a relatively small in house team and a high demand for training, Lynn has established a priority matrix that helps her manage investments, workload and schedules based on specific criteria.
SaaS LMS – A Must-have for Training Companies (Presentation)
MAY 11, 2016
Exactly 3 weeks back I had written a blog post – 10 Reasons why Training Companies must invest in a SaaS LMS. Learning Management learning management system for training companies LMS For Training Companies lms for training providers saas lms for training companiesSoon after it was published, I realized that it lent itself pretty well for a presentation format. And so, without any ado, the content was rewritten from a presentation perspective, images added, and […].
New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends
Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. new learning experiences – so much so that technology has become the top L&D priority. different technologies surpassed even the learning strategy as the top focus over the next 12 months. forward.
APRIL WEBINAR: A Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Learning Management System
APRIL 5, 2013
It’s been quite a few months since we presented our popular Webinar on the topic of configuring a learning management system. Whether you’re acquiring your first learning management system or replacing an existing system, this session will present a structured approach to configuring your LMS that will make managing your learning programs a breeze.
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. Tweet This!
Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now
MARCH 17, 2016
I recently attended the Training 2016 Conference and Expo as an exhibitor. 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? Social Learning. What LMS features matter to your organization? Gamification.
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.
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
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. Digitec, Instructional Designer, Jennifer Ritter wrote a blog about this recently explaining, “I now realize that I was raised with game-based learning.
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.).
5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS
AUGUST 31, 2015
Social learning has been in existence for ages now. Inherently, man’s basic desire is to observe, learn, and share. Today, social learning is more defined to the extent of being perceived as a formal concept. Leveraging the existing social learning platforms has promoted the culture of learning. In short, the flexibility in learning should be encouraged!
Benefits of a Skill-Centric Learning Management System (LMS)
OCTOBER 30, 2015
” Expanding on that thought, employees can attend training class after training class after training class, and even pass tests that show they’ve “learned,” however that does not truly mean that they can leverage the information presented in the class in the real world as skills. Some other benefits of using a skill-centric LMS include: Employees provided with.