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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Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

They have an LMS but not an LCMS. A long time ago, the goal of an LCMS was to help to manage all of these kinds of assets. Along the way, a lot of the LCMS products on the market have become more about a kind of authoring approached with content stored in a database that is transformed into courseware. They also handle asset management, but I really have not been seeing the kind of large scale adoption of LCMS products for that purpose.

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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?

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?

LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

Extended Enterprise – aka Multi-Tenet, Portals-Sub Portals. Craig Weiss E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning elearning 24/7 LCMS learning portal LMS m-learning craig weiss elearning vendors identifying a LMS LMQ questions lms vendors selecting a LMSWelcome, Welcome. How are you today? Audience: We are Fine – Craig! Glad to hear that. Well, I am here to tell you about an amazing product that can answer your LMS questions.

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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. CMSs, learning portals geared only are not on the list. 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.

It’s Demo Time

eLearning 24-7

e-learning elearning LCMS learning portal LMS craig weiss e-learning vendors learning platformsYou want to see a learning platform, but you don’t want to access the trial, first or perhaps you can’t. What do you do? You can try to figure out about the product via the company’s web site, but many sites honestly are beyond awful.

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LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

Newest Version – LMS/Learning Portal Directory. Ability to e-mail – write and send to people outside of the system, a few vendors are doing this – innovators – and something I believe is needed to enhance LMSs and Learning Portals to the next level. More vendors enabling the use of APIs – i.e. people can create their own API and integrate them into the LMS/Learning Portal vendor’s system, this equally means you can create mashups too.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

authoring tools content authoring tool E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LCMS learning portal LMS m-learning mobile learning Product Review rapid content authoring tool SAAS social learning Uncategorized craig weiss instructional design learning online learning training wbtI love innovation. It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights. I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Our industry is made up into four camps.

The Future of the LMS

Bottom-Line Performance

According to a July trend report published by T&D, “ Within the next two years, 45 percent of respondents say they will upgrade their existing learning portal and 14 percent plan to launch a new learning portal. Most respondents use all of the 12 major learning tools and technologies listed on the survey in their portals. LMS/LCMS emerging trends and technologies informal learning LMS Web 2.0

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever. And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way.

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LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

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Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Learning Portals. LCMS – dead. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. e-learning elearning LMS Open Source e-learning vendors HTML5 learning portal Trends E-Learn Info elearning vendors28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Vendors are listed from all over the world.

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LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Learning Portals. LCMS – dead. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. Tags: e-learning elearning LMS Open Source e-learning vendors HTML5 learning portal Trends E-Learn Info elearning vendors 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Vendors are listed from all over the world.

The Importance of Learning Technologies

CLO Magazine

Many organizations wrap their LMS in a very user friendly portal so the actual LMS may be transparent to the user. The portal may be part of an organization-wide effort to provide access to all HR services and company information through one home page. Used in this way, portal technology increases the efficiency of the LMS. A second important learning technology is a learning content management system (LCMS) which allows content to be easily tagged, assembled, and reused.

Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor

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E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning LCMS learning portal Lite LMS LMS craig weiss learning management system SCORMIf you are like the thousands of other people exploring the purchase of a learning management system, the key to success is asking the right questions. . Questions. Below are some standard questions to ask, but are in no particular order. SCORM. What SCORM compliance are you? 2004 3rd edition? SCORM (as it is known, when it is before 1.2)? .

Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!

eLearning 24-7

My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors. Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal New columns – Does the vendor offer a trial? What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor offers a trial, it will identify if known the length of the trial.

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A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Nadda: I would call out three main areas: Integrate the technologies that support learning management (LMS, LCMS, content authoring) and knowledge management (CMS, KMS, enterprise search, etc.). The other day I caught up with Stephanie Nadda.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

An LCMS? You will need some sort of portal to put your courses into, which is commonly referred to as a Learning Management System or LMS. You’ve decided that it’s time to move your courses online. Membership numbers seem stagnant and renewals are decreasing.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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I must admit I am still in a daze on some shocking data, I saw in the last few weeks (on a side note: the new and updated version of my LMS/LCMS directory will be available for download this upcoming Tuesday). Rather then try to gouge your customers for “storage&# fees, why not just increase your mark-up on your SAAS LMS/LCMS and include unlimited storage – i.e. free? We live in a global marketplace. Global.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2017

EI Design

Learning Portals. Focused responsive portals that offer a range of assets for formal learning, Performance Support Tools, collaborative and social learning will see an increase. LMS (Learning Management System), LCMS (Learning Content Management System) Refresh.

E-Learning 101

eLearning 24-7

Systems (LMS (sometimes people call it a portal), LCMS, CMS, Traning Mgt or Online Authoring, Platform) – Talent mgt systems are starting to enter as well, but as a whole they are still a standalone away from e-learning. Personally, I think a LCMS is hanging by its toenails on a cliff. Platforms, Portals – Often contain less features and are good for people who just minimal. This post is dedicated to my father, Frank J. Weiss, who passed away on 4-7-12.

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Top Open Source Learning Management Systems

Designing Digitally

Title: Moodle Description: Moodle stands for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment and it was designed in 2002 as a stand-alone educational portal.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). Why would I want to have an API in my LMS/LCMS or CMS? After a quick scan, here is a brief list of some cool Mashups you can use.without having to change the code – and remember you integrate these with your LMS/LCMS, CMS, Learning Portal, etc.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. When so many potential customers are seeing the advantages of open source, creating their own learning or VLE portals or seeing the value of various social media types and incorporating them into some type of social learning community, the “do nothing&# spin is well, a time warp into the past.

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

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OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. As mentioned earlier, you can select a specific app or apps and then integrate them into your web site or portal. So, why can’t I do it when it comes to a LMS/LCMS system?

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

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If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. Tags: HTML5 LCMS LMS Open Source Uncategorized WBT e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal m-learning mobile learning social learning social media tablets mlearning tablet The Revolution.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors. Tags: E-Learn Info HTML5 LCMS LMS SCORM Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal mobile learning tablet tablets webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above.

If you build it, will they come?

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Many people believe that once they have implemented their LMS/LCMS that everyone will come running to use the system. LMS/LCMS. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning elearning learning portal marketing training strategy Nothing could be farther than the truth. Worse they assume that if it is “mandatory&# everyone is going to access it because it is required.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 LCMS learning portal LMS mobile learning SCORM tablet tablets Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent managementIn the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Interestingly, it's Xyleme - an LCMS vendor that is sponsoring the site. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Child portal (or client portal) : A sub-portal within a main LearnUpon portal that can be individually branded and customized for a specific client or user group. Like an LMS, an LCMS manages the creation, storage and delivery of eLearning content.

Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Portal Integration - eLearning Technology , October 13, 2009. Helpful — Free — Resources for Finding LMS and LCMS Vendors - aLearning , October 11, 2009. eLearning Portal Integration , October 13, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Upcoming Free Online Events. New Possibilities with Mobile Learning 2.0. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Mobile Learning Gains Momentum. Wednesday, October 21, 2009.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

An LCMS can be considered to be an LMS that includes an authoring tool. If you need to create materials from scratch (rather than the upload of pre-existing materials such as documents, video, audio, SCORM or xAPI), you should choose an LMS and an authoring tool or an LCMS.

Digitec LMS Exhibition Team Heads North by Northwest

Association eLearning

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Content Authoring eLearning eLearning News Learning Management Systems astd international cme congress elearning conferences LCMS learning content management system learning managment system lms lms demos

Knowledge Direct Version 6.0 Learning Managment System (LMS) Now Available

Association eLearning

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Content Authoring eLearning eLearning News Learning Management Systems LCMS learning content management systems learning managment systems lms new learning management system product release version update

CLO Apps, Please!

CLO Magazine

Video for learning app : Most LMS and LCMS systems do not have a robust process to handle indexing, metadata tagging and time updating for the massive number of videos employees upload. Years ago, we imagined a perfect, single learning portal page for all learners and managers. Technologies and learning methodologies must be rapidly adaptable. We are in the world of personalization, and the learning field deserves learning apps.

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LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

The WebPad will give employees the ability to have their own web portal that is completely customizable, much like a Facebook or MySpace account. We have modified it and extended it based on practical application feedback from the clients and the desire to bring formal and informal learning together in one centralized learning portal. The LCMS market will be the first to become obsolete.