What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. How is an LCMS Different from an LMS? An LCMS goes one step farther. Math time: LMS + C (for content creation) = LCMS.

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LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

Tony Karrer

I’ve received some good feedback on my post Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets. One thing is pretty clear, LCMS tools have really headed towards a kind of super Authoring tool and there's a related but quite distinct need for support for a Warehouse. In terms of use of traditional LCMS products towards the needs cited in the previous post, Brenda Robinson and I had a good "discussion" around this - email exchange.

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State of the LCMS with Mark Hellinger

Xyleme

It seems to me that this is a good time to comment on the state of the Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) market given the many changes in 2012. Post Type: Blog post. read more. Industry News

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) typically is an LMS to which the LMS vendor has added an authoring tool. The authoring tool in an LCMS can be used to create content and courses, but has limited functionality compared to a multimedia content authoring tool.

LMS and LCMS: What’s the Difference?

eFront

If you’re confused about the differences between a learning management system (LMS) and a learning content management system (LCMS), you’re not alone. In fact, an LMS and an LCMS are complementary but very different systems that serve different masters and address unique business challenges.

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State of the LCMS with Mark Hellinger

Xyleme

It seems to me that this is a good time to comment on the state of the Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) market given the many changes in 2012. Post Type: Blog post. read more. Industry News

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Every multimedia developer’s nightmare…the LCMS

Bottom-Line Performance

As a multimedia developer the thought of developing e-Learning with an LCMS development tool sends shivers up my spine (not the good kind, like when you learn a new way to make something animate in Flash…yes, I know I need to get out more). Don’t get me wrong, the majority of LCMS development tools are great for rapid development, and are a great way to manage content and content objects with a single application.

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What is an LCMS?

Growth Engineering

Of all the acronyms floating around in our industry, LMS and LCMS will definitely cause the most head-scratching. Let’s focus on the lesser-known of these terms – the LCMS! LCMS – Learning Content Management System. LMS or LCMS? Online Learning Glossary LCMS

LMS vs LCMS vs CMS.changing one letter makes a big difference.

OpenSesame

What are the differences between LMS, LCMS, and CMS? The three most common ways to deliver online courses are through a Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Content Management System (LCMS) or Content Management System (CMS).

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Using Your LCMS to Save Kirkpatrick

KnowledgeStar

Forget About Level 4? Never! Not too many years ago I remember the words of an L&D VP to whom I reported. We were talking about measuring the effectiveness of a very expensive training program we just delivered. Just focus on the first three. Forget about this Kirkpatrick level four,” he said. “It’s It’s too hard […]. Learning

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) enables an organization to share learning objects across the enterprise, which saves money, promotes consistent learning, and helps to amortize the cost of eLearning.

Solution Series: Learning Content Management Systems – What exactly is an LCMS?

InsiderHub

Had the users employed an LCMS, or learning content management system, there would have been no question about working on the most up-to-date course documents – because an LCMS is a central repository, where updates can be made in real time and stored in a cloud-based system.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. What Features are essential for your LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform?

LMS & LCMS Directory

eLearning 24-7

Click to view and download the directory, which is in an Excel file - E-Learning 24/7 LMS & LCMS Directory. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning Contains over 200 systems. To view the specific system, click on the system’s name and it will take you to the site or if possible, directly to the information on the system. Notes. CMSs, learning portals geared only are not on the list.

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. Buying a LMS e-learning e-learning vendors education human captial management LCMS learning learning management system LMS m-learning mobile learning Request for Proposal research Talent and Performance Management buying a LMS craig weiss learning management systems lms vendors purchasing a LMS

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR). Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. His interests include singing and sport – notably cricket. He is also a Liveryman in the Worshipful Company of Carmen and a Freeman of the City of London.

When your LMS BFF is no longer

eLearning 24-7

e-learning vendors LCMS learning management system LMS buying a LMS LMS issues I’ve been there. Having a close BFF and then one day, that BFF is gone – in the wind, out of sight, out of my keyboard touch. You ask yourself – was it me? Was it something I did? . Did I send the wrong item? Did they misconstrue my concerns? Or was it them? Did they fail to respond when I needed it? Did they lash out and leave me contemplating my whole existence in this virtual frontier?

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LMS: Training Management

Your Training Edge

eLearning Featured Featured Posts Learning & Development LMS LCMS learning management systems training managementYour LMS can manage various aspects of your training life cycle as well as content.

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LMS/LCMS Puzzlers

eLearning 24-7

Just some thoughts that puzzle me on why some LMS/LCMS vendors (okay over 98% of them) are still in some time warp from the Eighties when it comes time to enhance their services and technological solutions. Unfortunately, we do not have that luxury when buying YOUR LMS/LCMS. Better yet, is that you e-mail your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tech support and it is as though it goes into a black hole and is never seen again.

The Power of eLearning Templates

360 Training

Focus your energy on authoring great course content and let the Learning Content management System (LCMS) handle the rest.

LMS: The Foundation of Your Training Initiative

Your Training Edge

You may have seen or heard terms relating to learning management, like LMS or LCMS, or content management. To begin with, an LMS is a Learning Management System, while and LCMS is a Learning Content Management System. So who provides LMS and LCMS services?

Differences and Distinctions: LMS vs. LCMS

Bottom-Line Performance

As we begin our investigation into LMS systems this month, it seems useful to talk about the distinction between an LMS and an LCMS. The primary difference is that the LCMS, or Learning Content Management System, allows for much more dynamic management of the content used in training. LCMS systems allow you to create learning objects - in other words, content - right in the tool. Tags: Uncategorized LCMS LMS

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Ways to Keep Learners Attentive During an Online Course

360 Training

Tips and Tricks authoring elearning ideas LCMS Shazia training Learning can be challenging. The anxiety and stress associated with time crunches, work pressure, and information overload can pose huge barriers to learning. As course developers , we have a lot of responsibility on our shoulders.

How to Craft Engaging Technical Training

360 Training

360training Learning Content Management System (LCMS) comes with different templates that support all of these visual formats. Upload animations and videos as assets in the Learning Content Management System (LCMS) and incorporate them easily in your online courses. For example, a Learning Content Management System (LCMS) built-in activity template such as “Drag-and-drop Categories” can be used to help learners pick out items in their relevant categories (e.g.,

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Asia – misleading by LMS/LCMS vendors. Forecast: Continued development by LMS/LCMS vendors making their front end UI (what the end user – i.e. employee or customer) more intuitive, easier to use and truly user friendly. Leadership development, HPI, succession planning and OD are increasing in the LMS market, due to a real change in having L&OD or HR leaders taking charge of the LMS/LCMS.

How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

360training Learning Content Management (LCMS) offers streaming video download (MP4 format) that allows users to upload larger files. Examples Help How To Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning LCMS planning Shazia trainingLearning is challenging nowadays. Modern learners are busy and distracted, surrounded with different gadgets, living in an age of information overload. They have an access of knowledge where everything can be searched and researched within seconds.

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LMS/LCMS Reports: Generate or Perish

eLearning 24-7

You have a LCMS/LMS. Because your LMS/LCMS does not offer it. Not all LMS/LCMS offer this, but really if they do, it is a great feature, and frankly they should! Who accessed or entered the LMS/LCMS? The Report Curse of some LMS/LCMS Vendors. Because your time is being spent having to do additional steps, which impacts your productivity (since you could be working on something else) and really should not be necessary, if you have the right LMS/LCMS.

LMS/LCMS More Puzzlers – OS + Language + Browsers

eLearning 24-7

Yes, there are many languages that LMS/LCMS vendors leave out, considering we live in a global marketplace, but there is one that really stands out: Latin American Spanish. When I look at LMS/LCMS vendors I always ask them if they support LAS. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning elearning browsers e-learning vendors I realized I left out three additional gems that vendors seem to have just fallen off the planet when it comes to the REAL WORLD! Operating Systems.

Intersecting Learning and Talent Management: At a Crossroads by Wm. Edward Vesely

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Professional DevelopmentLearning and talent management have traditionally been independent functions with a common goal – increased productivity. As technology continues to evolve, the two functions become much more closely related.

LMS Setup Fees: For some vendors it’s a cash cow

eLearning 24-7

e-learning LCMS learning management system Lite LMS LMS SAAS LMS setup fees The other day I walked into my bank. I was informed of this new product which would meet my needs. The pricing was doable especially for the features. Everything seemed in alignment. I was already to sign, when I inquired about any additional fees. What initially was a great deal turned into a clear revenue generator on behalf of the bank.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. What’s the point?

Reporting & Analysis of Mobile Learning: Is It Worth It? by Skip Marshall

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design Techniques Evaluation Future Trends Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Mobile LearningIs the effort required to create and deliver mobile learning worth it?

How to Create Time-Saving eLearning

360 Training

Before you select and upload videos in your Learning Content Management System (LCMS) , map out the number of videos that you would like to add and their duration. Examples How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring checklists ideas LCMS Shazia training Have you been thinking of making a course with 360training? In this fast-moving world, learner time is at a premium. How can we help learners get the most out of their elearning time?

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

More of a surprise is that with the exception of 6 web conferencing vendors, who have apps specifically for the iPad/iPad2 market, you can count on one hand the number of LMS/LCMS vendors that offer the same thing. AR offers amazing capabilities in e-learning, not just courses, but from a LMS/LCMS/learning platform as a whole. Question: Which of the following would you use in a learning platform (LMS/LCMS/Social Learning or Mobile Learning)?

Learning Content Is Not Your Job Any More: The Effect of Convergence by Rick Wilson

Learning Solutions Magazine

Content Management Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Mobile LearningOur roles are changing, as content types converge. Dealing with transformative change requires changes in thinking and changes in working. One answer is intelligent content engineering.

Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

Take advantage of the built-in templates in our Learning Content Management System (LCMS) to create engaging and memorable learning experiences for your students. Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning ideas LCMS Shazia subject matter experts webinarseLearning is on the rise and it’s here to stay.

Top 5 Tips to Author Effective E-Courses

360 Training

How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring elearning ideas LCMS planning Shazia subject matter experts training Wondering what it takes to develop an outclass online training of your own? Below are some tips that will help you develop a powerful and rewarding elearning course. Planning: Smart planning is a key to success.