WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations
DECEMBER 12, 2016
For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TrainingPressReleases.com ) – WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named as the #1 Association Learning Management System for the second consecutive year in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards 2016.
WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release
AUGUST 11, 2016
Major update to TopClass learning management system offers enhanced social learning capability for association, continuing education, and corporate training programs, with more rewarding and diverse learning experiences that increase engagement. The post WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release appeared first on WBT Systems.
Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
WBT Systems is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum , taking place in Arlington, VA, November 14-15. The Gilles Defer and Mike Bourassa will be representing WBT Systems and will be demonstrating our award-winning Learning Management System for Associations , TopClass, which is fully integrated with the Higher Logic platform.
Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. Who needs to be involved in the Learning Management System implementation project? How will you define your requirements?
Essential Steps BEFORE Planning for an LMS Implementation
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Similarly, it’s usually at this time of year that associations and other organizations start to review their training requirements and inevitably their delivery of that training. It’s during this time of evaluation that the organization’s learning management system (LMS) can come under scrutiny. At WBT Systems we have developed a program called QuickValue.
Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook. These posts explored the unique requirements of associations in delivering online education programs, and outlined how an association learning management system differs from a corporate LMS. WBT Systems has been working with associations for more than 20 years to provide world-class education and certification programs.
Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016
OCTOBER 5, 2016
WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the ASI Europe Insight Day hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI), October 19, 2016. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs for over 20 years. This annual client seminar will take place in Victoria, London, UK.
Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement
AUGUST 9, 2016
Here, WBT Systems’ Lead User Experience and Design Architect, James Sheil , talks us through how to enhance eLearning assessments easily with multimedia. Screenshots from the examples shown are based on the WBT Systems ‘ TopClass LMS online content editor. The post Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement appeared first on WBT Systems.
How to Make the Most of ASAE Annual Expo 2016
AUGUST 2, 2016
For any association executives looking for new technology solutions, or seeking to change to a new system, there will be a huge range of solution providers to choose from. WBT Systems will be exhibiting our learning solutions for Associations in the Expo Hall at Booth #515 , during the ASAE Annual Meeting and Expo 2016. Are you ready? 10:15 a.m.–1:45 p.m. Monday, August 15.
Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
For any association executives looking for new technology solutions for learning, engagement, or community, or seeking to change to a new system, there will also be a range of trusted vendors to choose from at the Exhibitor Showcase. WBT Systems has been a proud supporter and partner of NiUG International for years. Have you got a plan? Tuesday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Discover your new TopClass LMS at NiUG Discovery 2016!
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the NiUG Discovery 2016 Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 11-13. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs since 1995. WBT Systems has been a proud supporter and partner of NiUG International for years.
4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Your relationship with your organization’s Learning Management System is no different. In the case of your LMS, this is where your wishlist of features and requirements forms the basis of both your search and your initial impression of the new system. Most likely we are moving through the phases of implementation and the first months after launching the new system now.
3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Just as we are seeing more organizations delivering education and certification programs through online Learning Management Systems , there is a growing expectation for organizations to be able to communicate and share knowledge with their customers, members, or employees efficiently and expertly online. The post 3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning appeared first on WBT Systems.
Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
The post Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment appeared first on WBT Systems. Associations Blog eLearning Tips General Association LMS e-Learning elearning learning management system Online education tipsBut we can’t stop there. Here we look at Lanke’s issues and explore some potential resolutions for both the association and its members.
Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017
JANUARY 10, 2017
report from AFCEA International details that increasingly organizations, including associations, are purchasing cloud-based resources and services, such as learning management systems. Integrations between Systems become Crucial. We have known the importance of integration between systems for some time here at WBT Systems. You don’t have to!
Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
We have also posted in the past about how to successfully market your association learning management system to appeal to members and potential members. If you are currently offering webinars, but struggling with tracking participation and administration, could you benefit from implementing an association learning management system ? appeared first on WBT Systems.
Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success
JULY 12, 2016
By using TopClass Learning Management System to deliver their blended learning program, Fidelity, Gamma Phi Beta can now easily create and maintain their online content themselves, and can manually set the course completion status for learners when offline components have been completed. TopClass Successful Delivery of Blended Learning with an LMS.
Association Education and Certification: Best Benefit Ever
JANUARY 24, 2017
The post Association Education and Certification: Best Benefit Ever appeared first on WBT Systems. What benefits truly increase value for association members, increasing engagement and ensuring that they renew their membership? It’s a question that many associations ask when planning benefit programs and communications to members. What is the best benefit ever?
Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Learning management systems and customer relationship management share a symbiotic relationship — yet they serve very different purposes. If you look through the lens of LogicBay , a learning management system should operate more like a partner relationship management system. When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind?
Why Digital Badges are the Future of Association Education
AUGUST 23, 2016
User Research on Digital Badge use within Associations carried out by WBT Systems , showed that Associations want to protect the relevance and reputation of their education programs. They typically represent a smaller and more specific set of ‘in-demand’ skills than traditional credentialing systems. Why are Digital Badges the future of Association Education?
2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions
JANUARY 12, 2016
There is really only a handful of LMS vendors that specialize in the complexities of continuing education including Abila , eLogic Learning , WBT Systems , Digitec Interactive , WebCourseworks , EthosCE , Cornerstone , SumTotal , Saba and YM Learning. #4 – Vacuum of Professional Service LMS Vendors. The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. This is big news. Conclusion.
When is it time for a new Association LMS?
MAY 31, 2016
Not all learning management systems are equal. Can you access all the information you need in one system? Does your LMS integrate fully with your member management software or association management system? At WBT Systems, we have been working with associations for over 15 years. appeared first on WBT Systems. Are Your Learners Frustrated?
How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Can your badge be exported to other open online badging systems? We will be exhibiting at Booth #615 and displaying the latest social learning and digital badge features of our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System. This article was written by James Sheil , Lead UX and Design Architect, WBT Systems. What Does Designing a Digital Badge Strategy Look Like?
Getting Started with Online Learning for Associations
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Getting input from Marketing, IT, and Finance departments can help you to achieve buy-in from the whole organization, making the move to a new system easier. Understand your Cost Options – It is critical to agree a payment structure that is in line with planned usage of the system and the association’s business model. Decide who are the key members of your project team.
What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?
AUGUST 16, 2016
The new version of TopClass LMS (Learning Management System) is here and we are excited to share with you the great new features that make participation more rewarding for professional learners and simplify the delivery of learning for administrators. appeared first on WBT Systems. It has never been easier to connect and engage with your learners. Getting Started with TopClass.
LMS Vendor Relationships: Food for Thought
JUNE 7, 2016
Discussing your requirements openly with a good LMS vendor, especially if you are looking to upgrade from your current LMS, need to integrate with other systems, or have unique requirements, can lead to a very productive and mutually beneficial relationship. The post LMS Vendor Relationships: Food for Thought appeared first on WBT Systems.
2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Learning management systems didn’t die. WBT Systems. . Customer LMSs could be called “Learning Marketing Systems” because there is a deep level capability that typically resides in marketing – not training departments. WBT Systems. . WBT Systems. The best association LMS vendors in the world are: 1. WBT Systems. 2. Expertus.
Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!
JANUARY 17, 2017
Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. appeared first on WBT Systems.
Is your Association a Learning Organization?
JANUARY 31, 2017
These include (but are not limited to) the need to: “ create continuous learning opportunities “, “ encourage collaboration and team learning “, “ establish systems to capture and share learning “, and. appeared first on WBT Systems. Is your association a learning organization? A Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association?
Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Moodle - Whether you like it or not, the system still reigns supreme for free open source. With over 580 systems on the market, identifying the top systems are no easy task. The market is continuing to grow – with more systems – in the first two weeks of Feb. – another five systems debuted. Modern UI is showing up more and more in systems, which is a big plus for me. Another big win – admin home dashboards – a must in my opinion for any learning management system. . But in the end it is all about the system.
Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? Another thing to consider is that if you are using any of these tools now to create content and you wish to change your LMS in future, your new LMS must be able to support the common eLearning content standards or you will not be able to migrate your educational content into your new system.
A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012
DECEMBER 19, 2012
The year kicked off with lots of potential, lots of excitement in the air and lots of customers gearing up to purchase new systems, despite global economic woes. All that data and information is now within the system and nothing is lost. All the Open source systems – again you must add TinCan API on your own. Sum Total Systems. WBT Systems. On Fire.
What makes an Association Education Program Successful?
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
If you are using a learning management system to deliver your association education programs, you can learn a huge amount from reviewing the LMS analytics and reports. appeared first on WBT Systems. Associations Blog eLearning Tips General LMS Debates Association LMS e-Learning elearning learning management system LMS LMS Success Online education tips
eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS
OCTOBER 4, 2016
The post eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS appeared first on WBT Systems. Many associations are creating eLearning content for members that are spread over a wide geographical area, and who are increasingly “on the go”, voluntarily accessing learning when they can, where they can, outside of working hours. What Type of Assessment to Choose?