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.
Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar
MARCH 15, 2017
Join Talented Learning CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh, and WBT Systems CTO, Linda Bowers, as they explore six digital badge fundamentals. Linda Bowers is CTO of WBT Systems, an association LMS provider, where she is responsible for all technical aspects of product planning, development, testing and delivery. How can associations help turn the tide?
Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
WBT Systems is proud to sponsor iNNOVATIONS 2017 , hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI) in Orlando, Florida on March 8-9. TopClass LMS is seamlessly integrated with iMIS engagement management system, to provide a flexible, comprehensive solution for education and certification programs for enhanced member engagement. Check out What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?
New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology
JANUARY 3, 2017
Now you might think, of course a learning management system vendor is going to recommend investing in learning technology, but we are not talking about sales! The article noted that associations can re-envision their role in employment for members by saying , “ If you haven’t noticed, the global economy is changing, and our education system is struggling to keep up.
Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016
DECEMBER 3, 2016
WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. Update and synchronize key information in real time with seamless user navigation between your website, LMS, and other software systems to implement world-class learning solutions.
Essential Steps BEFORE Planning for an LMS Implementation
OCTOBER 11, 2016
It’s during this time of evaluation that the organization’s learning management system (LMS) can come under scrutiny. If it is felt that the current LMS is not up to meeting the requirements of the organization, a search for a new system is started, and the planning begins… The first step to a successful LMS implementation is planning. …but, WAIT!
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.
Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
It is well worth reading for any association that is reviewing its current education offering for members or considering implementing new technologies, such as an association learning management system. At WBT Systems, we have partnered with associations for over 15 years to build and deliver world-class education and certification programs through TopClass LMS , the #1 LMS for Associations.
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 1:45 p.m. 10:15 a.m.–1:45
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.
Learners and Your LMS: If you build it, will they come?
MARCH 14, 2017
Working with many associations over the years, we have listened to many organizations describe the reasons why their members do not use their existing Learning Management System (LMS) and why they are looking for a new learning solution to re-engage their learners. Has this worked for your learning management system? appeared first on WBT Systems Maybe, maybe not.
Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
From managing scheduling and facilities for educational sessions at the conference, to enabling your members to record their attendance and credits earned in their training history, to reporting attendance for post-conference analysis – do you have one system that can simplify and manage all of this for you? . Reasons Members Attend Events. How do you Manage Learning at your Events?
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
I don’t know of any better loyalty than ‘They helped me get a job, keep a job, and get a better job’ ” WBT Systems has been working with associations for more than 20 years to deliver successful association education programs through our award-winning learning management system, TopClass. But we can’t stop there. Company employees are busier than ever.
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.
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. The post Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success appeared first on WBT Systems.
Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017
JANUARY 10, 2017
A 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!
Why are Associations missing from the Digital Credentials conversation?
MARCH 28, 2017
“ The world’s education systems are failing our children by not preparing them for the workplace of the future. Interestingly, since January 2017 there has been a proliferation of well-researched articles, opinion pieces, and whitepapers which echo the sentiment behind this stark indictment of the current education-to-employment system. appeared first on WBT Systems.
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. In 2016, it is not so simple.
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?
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?
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?
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.
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. WBT Systems. Linda Bowers , WBT Systems. Quick LMS History. Docebo.
Open Source LMS: Hidden Costs for Associations
MARCH 7, 2017
At first glance, open source LMS may seem to have certain advantages over a commercial, purpose-built association LMS – no upfront licensing costs, full control over how the system can be customized, etc. In addition, some LMS vendors offer professional services to assist associations with customization, migration of content, or integration with other systems.
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.
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.