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

Talented Learning

Making Sense of LMS License Models. 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. Preventing LMS License Model Misalignment.

LMS License Models: What in the World is Going On?

Talented Learning

” With over 650 LMS solutions in the world there is no universal LMS license model nor commonly accepted standard price ranges. Licenses fees can be based on usage, learner records, location, concurrency or revenue share. LMS License Models. SaaS LMS License.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. We know it can be difficult for busy professionals to find large chunks of time.

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Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

If you’ve been tasked with implementing your association’s eLearning what are you going to do to make sure you don’t end up some place else? Here is my perspective on setting up your association’s eLearning: Assemble Your Assets Team.

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. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. In 1970, there were only 10,000 associations representing 2 million residents.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

EPISODE 9 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Associations everywhere are reinventing the way they engage and educate their members, thanks to ecommerce and LMS advances that help them drive new revenue streams from these strategies. Now they’re also selling content in bulk to businesses.

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. Association Learning eCommerce: Why So Complex?

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?

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. You know the pain associated with a loss of revenue because you can’t turn off a client’s access to your training.

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

Association eLearning

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. The license must not require the exclusion of other software or interfere with the operation of other software.

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. You know the pain associated with a loss of revenue because you can’t turn off a client’s access to your training.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers. An ability to focus on the organization’s core business, instead of spending resources to support yet another system. SaaS stands for Software as a Service.

Hidden Costs Associated with Hosted (Sass) vs. Licensed LMS/LCMS Decisions

Take an e-Learning Break

Bob Goldschneider , Director of Business Development at SyberWorks discusses his latest article, “Hosted ( SaaS ) Vs. Licensed Cost Analysis of a Learning Management System/Learning Content Management System.” He mentions the top three hidden costs which organizations leave out of their analysis when evaluating a hosted vs. licensed LMS / LCMS purchase.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. Needless to say, business is brisk.

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Is your eLearning business dependent on a fragmented network of software programs?

Academy of Mine

However, there is a risk associated with so much dependence: when technology goes awry businesses may suffer operational complications with major financial implications, with the added possibility of all business functions coming to a screeching halt (and business owners with massive headaches).

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. 5) License and Cost Misalignment.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts.

LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

It is a document buyers send to relevant suppliers, outlining the business need, buying parameters and requirements. There are nearly 700 vendors specializing in learning solutions for corporate, academic, association and continuing education needs. Is the LMS RFP a Necessary Evil?

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Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

How do associations develop profitable learner-centered online education programs? 2 The Business Benefits of xAPI – with Mike Rustici of Watershed. And what business benefits should you expect when educating customers or others outside of your organization?

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6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Most LMSs, such as Paradiso LMS , come with full training on how to use the LMS and continued support for as long as a license is held. The post 6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business appeared first on eLearning Experts.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

Associations , universities and commercial training companies are offering courses that help professionals of all types advance their work-related knowledge and skills. Recently, I completed an LMS selection project for a national association with this objective.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Most LMSs, such as Paradiso LMS , come with full training on how to use the LMS and continued support for as long as a license is held. The post 6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business appeared first on eLearning Experts.

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Sayan Sarkar: Yeah, so it first evolved as a way … I got successful, my selling business.

6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business

Paradiso

Most LMSs, such as Paradiso LMS , come with full training on how to use the LMS and continued support for as long as a license is held. The post 6 ways a cloud LMS could benefit your business appeared first on eLearning Experts.

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

Associations , commercial training companies, academic institutions, and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for their slice of today’s lucrative CE pie. As with any modern digital business environment, CE success begins and ends with user experience design.

RECP and Digitec Partner to Offer Online Certification Program

Association eLearning

The new 24-Hour Broker Transition Course, delivered through the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS), is now available for licensed Indiana real estate agents. Talk to one of our team about how Digitec’s Knowledge Direct LMS can meet your association’s education needs.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

The average five-year vendor bid for all licenses and services was $725K. The second buyer is a non-profit healthcare association providing continuing education to members and non-members.

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Do you see an opportunity for your association or organization to get ahead of the curve and leverage its collective expertise to become an industry expert? When I help associations formulate their strategy, we create what I call “strategic strings.”

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Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Historically, client/server software was usually accessible only from devices on the local network, but cloud-based SaaS hosting exposes it to anyone in the world with an internet connection, so different strategies and disciplines must be employed to protect assets and maintain business continuity.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Historically, client/server software was usually accessible only from devices on the local network, but cloud-based SaaS hosting exposes it to anyone in the world with an internet connection, so different strategies and disciplines must be employed to protect assets and maintain business continuity.

LMS Awards Just Got Better: A New Way to Celebrate Learning Systems Excellence

Talented Learning

Instead, it’s about finding a solution that fits their use cases in terms of specific functional, technical, service, support, license and business requirements. So, how can your association overcome typical learning innovation barriers?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course)

Mark Oehlert

We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « stu.dicio.us | Main | "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

It involves interpretation and visualization of data in ways that are meaningful and useful for business decision makers. Business intelligence tools are not new. None of it provides quick, useful business insights. Do training teams in associations have the skills for this?

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

In the last decade, the rise of the SaaS business model, cloud technology and extended enterprise learning has opened the door to more than 650 new learning platforms. Many healthcare associations sell their continuing education content to their members and potential members.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Instead, we prefer to focus on practical, concrete intelligence that will support sound business decisions in the coming year. Market demand has grown, along with the number of vendors, business uses, integration points and related feature sets — and with good reason.

Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

For more than five years, I’ve been talking and writing nonstop about the business value of extended enterprise learning. And their success is good for your business. There are additional reasons why this strategy makes good business sense.