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. Join me as I talk with DE Executive Director, Candee Chambers and VP of Membership Engagement, Jen Bernhardt about how they’ve created a modern learning portal that will grow with their organization’s needs. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. And what prompted the idea of the DE Academy learning portal ?

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

Association eLearning

It gives your association one software package that delivers, assesses, and reports on online training programs. As a result, your association can create, store, reuse, and manage courses and training materials all in the same program. Your association pays a vendor to create an interactive course that goes over the features of this new product. Now suppose the association wants to save money by making the course themselves and decides not to hire a vendor.

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Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Although I didn’t join the associations that put these things on, I voraciously ate up the content they were offering, as often as my employer would allow me to attend. I have since moved on, from marketing minion to marketing maven, but have never forgotten the associations that taught me a thing or two. In short, associations, I was your target audience. Try different scenarios and see if online learning is right for your association.

The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?

Association eLearning

When we get requests from associations considering an LMS, it is always interesting to get an understanding of the current learning environment. The process of determining LMS requirements, narrowing down vendors, getting stakeholders to review demos, and debriefing on the different options can take weeks or months. You need both. Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. It’s pretty looking but frustrating every time you open it.

Association LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But association executives look forward to August for a very different reason. ASAE is also the place to be if you’re interested in new association learning technology. Each year, the variety of tools displayed in the vendor expo grows deeper and more expansive. WEBINARS – In-depth sessions featuring association community pace-setters. Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association. 7) How are associations preparing for the future?

Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

Once you have narrowed the list of vendors that seem to fit your needs, watched demos to see the Learning Management System functionality, and narrowed the field, then comes the reference checking. Is there an integration with an Association Management System? Customers that have stayed with their LMS for long periods of time can give you an idea of the stability and longevity of your potential vendor. Selecting an LMS can be a very involved process.

From the Vendor: Degreed on the Evolution of E-learning

CLO Magazine

CLO: What problem do CLOs come to vendors like Degreed to solve? To deliver all of that, over the last 15 to 20 years CLOs have invested in: LMSs, LCMSs, course and media libraries, custom portals, enterprise social networks, video platforms. Kellye Whitney is associate editorial director for Chief Learning Officer. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Learning Delivery Degreed e-learning learning delivery technology vendors

Bring power to your organization with a Training Portal Software

Paradiso

The training and onboarding of your employees are carried out effectively through training portal software. With training portal software, you will obtain the power to simplify and automate your training processes for employees, customers, vendors or associates. Also, you will be able to train, onboard and certify faster your customers and partners through our training portal software. Paradiso Training Portal Software features.

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

Some attendees mentioned that their current LMS vendor was either out of business or ending a product, but others are just simply unhappy with their current platform. According to a 2010 eLearning Guild survey, only 62% of respondents said their LMS lived up to vendor promises. Vendor Selection. Often, organizations choose a vendor by sending out a Request for Proposal (RFP). The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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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. Associations and continuing education companies must attract, engage and sell to people who voluntarily choose to consume instructional content. Not surprisingly, many continuing education learning systems vendors are specialists.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

Integrating business systems still poses a challenge to CIOs, their technologists and their vendors, but the technological barriers have decreased in recent years for a host of reasons that I describe below. In the past, ERP technologies (a category in which I would include association management systems) were often deployed on midrange hosts. When choosing an LMS technology, a committee might think an add-on learning management module from their AMS vendor is a safer choice.

LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

Extended Enterprise – aka Multi-Tenet, Portals-Sub Portals. What about a payment gateway – does the LMS vendor assist you with this or do you have to find your own? Drilling down, will provide you with additional information you need to ask and know, and as a result, even when looking at a potential vendor’s site, you will be able to see what they offer in this area. A friend of mine, got a RFP template from a LMS vendor’s web site.

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State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

The data shows that what many vendors assume end users want is far from accurate. Too many vendors are focusing on talent/performance management as the next feature/component in their systems. Respondents were from all size of companies, education, higher education, associations, non profits and other. As for personal and professional development, it truly amazes me how many vendors in the e-learning space as a whole, forget this type of training.

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

eLearning 24-7

For vendors, they could make it happen and generate revenue. 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 hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

Make no mistake, there are plenty of vendors out there who believe in the concept of focusing on features and forgetting about usability, under the guise that people would rather have lots of cool blinky things rather than usability. I see it a lot, especially with social learning and the wonderment of some vendors of adding a “discussion forum and text chat room&# as part of their solution. There are a plethora of vendors out there, with blinders on. .

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

One vendor with 750 users, priced out at nearly 24K a year; another close to 11.5K – thus depends on users is a factor. If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. LMS vendors are targeting companies who have distributors/wholesalers/resellers/sales agents/etc. Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. Any company/firm/org/association/etc.

Tips for Developing an LMS RFP

Association eLearning

Unfortunately, copying requirements from another association or company will get you only short-term results with no long-term benefit. As mentioned in the whitepaper, “8 Steps to Selecting Your Association LMS” , we’re reminded that “typically, the more features you add, the greater the likelihood that the vendor will need to customize their product to meet your requirements. Remember that LMS vendors will be trying to offer the best solution for your needs.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. That said, why is this happening: A significant (over 90%) of vendors are holding off this year and at least part of next year from optimizing their solution to the iPad. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. The bandwagon rage are LMS vendors stating that their product/solution is optimized for tablets, specifically mentioning the iPad. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

LMS Vendors and Tablets Update. That said, why is this happening: A significant (over 90%) of vendors are holding off this year and at least part of next year from optimizing their solution to the iPad. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Two years ago, lots of LMS vendors were saying their systems were browser agnostic. LMS/LCMS/CMS Vendors.

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

Talented Learning

This platform vendor is offering educators free access to its Course Learning Center LMS through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. The world’s leading tech association is extending all certification exam vouchers expiring between March 17 – April 30.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Vendors can: Provide an open API library consisting of available scripts that a tech-savvy buyer can use to automate integration with client systems. Have a private API library or web services that require the LMS vendor to build and configure the integration. The chart below shows the most popular LMS integrations according to 72 LMS vendors we surveyed. All of this is terribly confusing and generally impossible for a LMS vendor to manage.

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

Talented Learning

Corporations , associations, public institutions — as well as solopreneurs and subject matter experts who’ve never designed or delivered training in their lives — all are creating and selling online content at an unprecedented pace. For example, if you develop continuing medical education (CME) content, you can market it to individual doctors, to health systems with many doctors on staff, to associations that serve clinicians — or all three.

Best of the Best – Extended Enterprise or multi-tenant LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Just because a system lists itself as an extended enterprise does not mean it comes with multiple domains (which with some vendors includes customized) nor with multiple portals or my preferable term – “multi-tenant” You may see an “extended enterprise” which not only refers to the company’s employees, but also their customers and channel partners. Multi-Tenant: Some people refer to it as portals and sub-portals.

Analysis of ASTD International Conference and Expo 2013

eLearning 24-7

to the expo vendors who forgot to bring any type of product example to the show – this event will go down in history! It is not like this is the first go around for our beloved association in having a conference and trade show. An additional fee of $700 per day for vendors who wanted to use Wi-Fi, which some vendors found to be spotty at best. One vendor I know declined the Wi-Fi and instead used their 3G smartphone tied back to their laptop. EXTRA!

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2016 Top 10 LMSs

eLearning 24-7

43 profiles, whereas each vendor responded to 12 questions – covering everything from setup fees to data centers to latest features to support/training to security/privacy. . After reading thru, you will likely find the vendor you are seeking – it is that extensive. . Based on 690 vendors. Vendors in the report did NOT pay an application fee, nor did any vendor under consideration. Vendors are from all over the world.

Five trends for 2021

Clark Quinn

There are more books, the Learning Guild’s regular research reports are good, the launch of an event past summer and an associated new society focused on evidence-based learning (the Learning Development Accelerator) are all signs of growing momentum.

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Psst. You wanna buy some features?

eLearning 24-7

LMS vendors are continuing to add some very unique features in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. Desktop sharing (appears with a few vendors). Section 508 (still shocking at the lack of vendors that fail to offer this feature). more common is partnering with a web conferencing vendor). Parental portal, student portal, teacher portal (education systems). Guess what some vendors do.

Digitec “Saddles Up” for ASAE Conference in Dallas

Association eLearning

The Digitec team is putting on its Texas-size smile as it prepares to head out west to Dallas for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting & Exposition, August 11-14! More than 3,000 association professionals from around the country are expected to unite at the year’s most anticipated event, where they can network, meet solution vendors, and participate in focused learning workshops and thought-provoking presentations.

Education learning management system trends

eLearning 24-7

I am projecting the analytical part to significantly increase and to expand the capability to use solutions such as online storage (which a few vendors are offering) and product like Dropbox and CalenGoo. A huge number of vendors are offering this feature in their system. Parent Portal. Staying with the portal angle, many systems offer them for teachers. International Association for K-12 Online Learning, or iNACOL, estimates that more than 1.5

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

I mean ever&# , from a senior executive at a mid to large size vendor that has been in the market for several years. Across the board, a large number of vendors (from small to large) saw increases in their quarter numbers. Especially, when vendors released their 2010 final numbers and saw big increases from the previous year. One vendor is months behind their release schedule. Another vendor is suffering Q/A issues. Identify the problem, the vendor too.

Latest E-Learning Insight and News

eLearning 24-7

There is a growing list of vendors, including small/mid size that are adding talent management components that match the Big Dog systems. A couple of vendors have added HRIS modules. It is interesting to note, that many of the vendors are targeting the SMB space, especially the small size (less than 500 employees) market. What is nice is there are still a significant number of vendors who have not added it.

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5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

One vendor with 750 users, priced out at nearly 24K a year; another close to 11.5K – thus depends on users is a factor. If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. LMS vendors are targeting companies who have distributors/wholesalers/resellers/sales agents/etc. Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. Any company/firm/org/association/etc.

Product Review: BlueVolt

eLearning 24-7

Ability to offer ads for products or ads to specific sections for folks to visit – for each child (sub-portal) - yes – every child can be skinned to look a different way then the parent. association space. Many people today prefer 3rd party authoring tools and in fact, I recommend that route rather then using a vendor’s built in authoring tool. At one time BlueVolt was just a spark, a system among many other systems in the market.

2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??

Docebo

All this to say, once you have a more tangible cost associated with your problem, the cost that comes with a solution will feel reasonable and, for your boss, more justified (no sweat needed). Other fees associated with LMS pricing. Other fees associated with LMS pricing.

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How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

Luckily, most LMS vendors today offer cloud-based solutions with built-in safety features. But you need to talk to your LMS vendor about the following cybersecurity features: Data Encryption. Cloud computing means that your LMS exchanges this data with your vendor’s dedicated server. Discuss the necessary level of data encryption with your organization’s LMS vendor. Talk to your vendor about available anti-virus solutions for your cloud-based LMS software.

Improving Supply Chain Performance through SCM Training Rollout

Knowledge Synonyms

The implementation and rollout of all Oracle SCM Cloud modules—Planning Central, Order Management, Global Order Promising, Manufacturing, Inventory, Purchasing, Procurement Contracts, Product Hub, and Supplier Portal took around 1.5

Excellence in Content

CLO Magazine

Excellence in Content recognizes vendors that have created superior customized and/or off-the-shelf learning content. By gamifying Bridgestone’s original learning portal, SweetRush was able to make teaching selling skills an engaging, intrinsically motivating experience.