Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

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The realities of 2020 have accelerated their transformation at every stage of the learning systems life cycle from business case, requirements definition, RFP, contracting, deployment, content development, improvement – everything. Gamification.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

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Aaron Olney, VP Sales and Marketing at eLogic Learning teamed up with me to share our best advice, based on what we’ve learned from a combined 40 years, 2000+ sales opportunities and $100,000,000-worth of selling and buying LMS solutions. #1 These posts gained the most traction last year: #10 LMS Gamification: Are We Having Fun Yet? Gamification is a hot topic, but it’s often misunderstood. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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Who really wins?

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We learn it with today’s gamification – I mean there is only one person at the top, the rest are beneath them. . You are willing to spend a lot of time, completing this RFI/RFP, responding to – in some cases – more than 25 pages of this and that; willing to answer perhaps a litany of questions and the pricing – oh that price. . Fortune 500, even Global 2000 customers – Even worse, big and well known name – they will want a low price.

Trials – Learning Systems

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In the early 2000’s right up to about 2012, trials were common in the learning system market. In other words, leverage that “Gamification” approach or benefit to buy our system, with using incentives for folks to utilize your welcome guide. Another vendor lists 2000 as Enterprise and again, in reality that is low mid-size, i.e. the top end of SMB. And yet, I will hear from vendors who gripe that someone gave them only seven days to respond to their RFP.

LMS Potluck

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The book goes on sale the first week of October and will be an ebook only. As a bonus – buyers will receive my newest LMS RFP template (not available to others at this time), and access into a special site off the blog, with some very cool stuff. Best Gamification Systems (The Top Two as we speak, err as I write – July 27). I read a report a few weeks back which forecast high sales in Gamification in the next few years. For those around in 2000, they did. .

Types of Learning Systems

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In the mid 2000’s these were the upstarts. Usually lacking in social, gamification, a lot of NexGen functionality to be honest, because that is not their forte. My LMS RFP (also covers learning platforms) is a perfect way to do a comparison, when you match it up to the LXP one. . Let me ask you an honest question. What is your personality type? Are you a Type A? Maybe a Type B? I was once told by a CEO, that I was a Type A ultra even more so then her.

#29 to #11 Learning Systems for 2019

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But for those of us during those frenzy days of the late 90’s and early 2000’s, once a darling, can easily fade. In my LMS RFP template, Cornerstone LS scored a perfect 100 in the machine learning category, as well as mobile, including built-in scan for badges – but it requires the Tribridge Attendance Integration Module (AIM). Gamification is outstanding especially with the Spoke Reward Store. For those who want my LMS RFP template, find it here.