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Cloud Cost Optimization: 6 Best Practices for Cloud Cost Optimization

Hurix Digital

The concept of the cloud came with the promise of lower IT costs and unlimited storage. Businesses were told that they would only be charged for the resources they use. What is Cloud Cost Optimization? 6 Best Practices and Strategies for Cloud Cost Optimization.

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Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

Prior to 2020, many associations relied heavily on in-person tradeshows, seminars and on-site training because they were historically popular offerings for both the association and the member. Many associations are discovering they are now behind their for-profit competitors.

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. JAKE SAYS: Over the past few decades, community associations (homeowners associations and cooperatives) have experienced explosive growth.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

How do you decide what is a fair price for your association’s eLearning? The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. The basics of supply and demand are certainly true in the education business.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. for a free trial so that your team can test how easy it is. true business impact.

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Yet associations and organizations are slow to capitalize on these advertising venues assuming them to be unprofessional and lacking in their target audiences.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to explore other means of non-dues revenue for your association. For years, associations have relied on annual sponsorships, conference and meeting fees and internet advertising to generate cash and offset higher operating costs.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

There are a multitude of blogs and articles outlining the benefits of taking free online courses for professional development to advance your career, but do these courses actually deliver the value and opportunity they profess to provide to adult learners?

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Way back in 1953, when the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) first reported industry financial benchmarks, membership dues represented a whopping 96% of the typical organization’s revenues. These findings support what smart associations already recognize.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Here’s why: As non-profit entities with a mission, associations aim to improve the world in countless ways by advancing ideas, people and professions. RSVP FOR THIS FREE WEBINAR NOW!

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

I invite you to join Chad and me, as we compare notes about key technology trends and their implications for association software buyers. In particular, the center-of-gravity for association software has shifted from all-in-one AMS platforms to diverse ecosystems.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. Per-User Fees Raise the Cost of a Learning Management System.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Many associations have discovered that eLearning is a valuable member benefit and a more efficient and flexible way for members to learn on their schedule. But before an association commits to producing and marketing an eLearning course, it’s important to explore the business case and potential return-on-investment. Associations should ask these questions: •Is there a market for the course? Is the eLearning cost-effective for your association?

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How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

But, how much would it cost? Creating and selling online courses is a highly profitable business with the potential to open up a passive stream of income. But, how much does it cost to create one? These categories are: Course Creation Costs. Business Costs.

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Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. Of those associations that use technology for learning, under a quarter (23.4

The Hidden Cost of Open Source LMS

Gyrus

The availability of free software has increased over the years with the development and release of programming kits for apps and software, community and support forums, and freemium software that offers limited use for free, but requires paying to get all software features unlocked.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

But case after case demonstrates that a state-of-the-art learning infrastructure leads to a demonstrable business advantage. For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry. Does this mean your association should part ways with your current learning management system?

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

As technology continues to innovate and become easier to implement, the business case for associations to move their classroom-based courses online is strengthening. Members are increasingly tech savvy, cost conscious, and eager to eliminate unnecessary time wasters.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant.

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Training Budget 101: How to effectively manage your training costs

eFront

Unfortunately, in a bad economy, a lot of businesses consider employee development to be an unnecessary expense. But while cutting your training budget can seem like the logical thing to do, stop and think about its long-term implications, as they can far outweigh the immediate costs saved.

Corporate Training Costs: Tips That Will Make Them Next to Zero

TalentLMS

What does a vacant position cost? And that’s excluding the lost corporate training costs when the previous employee moved over to the competitor. But there’s a catch: Corporate training costs can be high and off-putting. Cost-effective Assessments.

The Business of Learning

eLearning 24-7

Welcome to the Business of Learning. E-Learning is not free. At least with customer training, you can offset the costs of everything, thru fee-based content, with employees it is a lot different. You may think to yourself that is impossible in customer training or some other type of B2B (I include associations in the B2B market). learning training Uncategorized businessPick a number. Any number. Better yet, let me toss you with some numbers.

How Businesses Can Hire Quality Workers

Your Training Edge

As your small business grows, you’ll come to a point where you’ll need to outsource tasks. However, not all companies have a budget to cover additional employees, especially when you consider the added costs of salaries, training, and health insurance.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

The most amazing metric, though, comes from the American Library Association which says that by 2020, information on the Internet will be doubling every 15 minutes. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant.

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Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Throughout the last month, I’ve reviewed 12 RFP responses for 3 different LMS business scenarios: association learning, commercial training and corporate channel/customer education. Determine viable models for their business and usage intent.

5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

Associations and other companies that provide some form of education or training can benefit from implementing an eLearning platform to support initiatives like professional education, certification and membership success. Low cost. Webinar on eLearning for Associations.

Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option

Association eLearning

You’re shopping for an LMS and behold FREE OPEN SOURCE LMS pops up. Free and open source. Yes, it sounds like a good idea, but if you own a business or run an association, you might want to think twice about open source.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. And of course, content costs range from free to ridiculously expensive, with learning experiences that are awesome, terrible or anywhere in between.

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

For years, associations have played a critical role in addressing the skills gap problem by providing professional and continuing education for their members. In the past, highly-specialized, industry education was provided through association annual meetings and educational sessions.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

In addition to being able to say you’re “on the cloud,” there are other benefits to SaaS (Cloud) LMSs including: • Lower initial costs and reduced in-house support. An ability to focus on the organization’s core business, instead of spending resources to support yet another system.

Your Education Team Needs an Association Intrapreneur

WBT Systems

Itching to have a positive impact on your association and industry? Be an association intrapreneur. And, they even have their own association, of course, the League of Intrapreneurs. We love entrepreneurship—WBT wouldn’t be here otherwise—but there’s something to be said about the benefits of staying on the association side. You believe in your association’s mission. Starting over as an entrepreneur isn’t easy—the transition can be costly.

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Every week, like clockwork, I get a call from someone who wants me to recommend an LMS for their association or small business. Here’s a few course development tools to consider: www.udutu.com (free).

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

This has brought about a sea of change in the process of collection development, their organization, and accessibility, and organizations are increasingly trying to capitalize on this development for business purposes. 6 Reasons Why Non-Profit Associations Need a Digital Library.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

Join us as we discuss the thorough yet rapid selection and deployment of a complex, business-to-business-to-business (B2B2B) LMS to drive BSA’s new online “ SAM ” certification for enterprise software professionals. Do you just provide it for free to members?

How Much Does LMS Software Cost? An Overview of Pricing Structures

ProProfs

Costs do not exist to be calculated. Costs exist to be reduced.” – Taiichi Ohno, Japanese engineer & businessman. Cost is a primary consideration for most organizations, which need to adopt any software tool. This is not a one-time but an ongoing cost.

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