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Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

You’ve been scanning inbound email messages for important updates when suddenly a new subject line catches your eye: “ Request for Proposal : LMS for ABC Corporation.” ” A qualified business opportunity is knocking at your door!

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Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). For instance: How are modern learning management systems different?

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

Talented Learning

Do you sell learning content online ? And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. What’s driving new interest in digital learning? Online Courses: Why Bother With an LMS?

Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide

Webanywhere

What Is a Learning Management System (LMS)? The shorthand description of a learning management system is an online location that helps you manage administration, tracking, reporting and delivering of courses, lessons and tests. How does a learning management system work? The best way to imagine a learning management system is to think of it as a vast website, that only those people with a log-in will be able to access.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

But when it comes to supporting lifelong learning , they’re definitely not created equal. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Lifelong Learning: Two Views.

Is Your Business Data Really Worth Keeping?

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights with our readers. Business Data: Blessing and Curse. For business, data is the lifeblood of digital transformation. Want to Learn More?

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. That’s because I’m focused on a much broader market opportunity for learning tech.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

It’s not just because I’m a learning tech fanatic with more than 22 years of LMS/elearning industry experience. Of course, I jumped at the chance to learn and add my voice to the very distinguished mix! 1) What opportunities are changing the LMS landscape?

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Hospitality LMS: What to Know

Continu

So it’s vital to properly train your team with a hospitality LMS so they can meet the ever-changing demands of today’s customers. What is a hospitality LMS? If you are unfamiliar or don’t fully understand what a hospitality LMS is, an LMS stands for learning management system.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors.

Skill Gap Analysis for Employees – The What, How and Why

Continu

Or do you need to hire more or different team members? Or do you need to add additional team member training before this new project is initiated? These are just some of the many scenarios where a skill gap analysis for employees makes sense. Learn needed skills.

The ABCs of Choosing the Right LMS

Overnite Software

A Google search for a Learning Management System (LMS) that fits your company’s needs will furnish you with a mind-blowing number of options to consider. Either way, there are many factors to consider as you dive into choosing the right LMS.

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

Before you jump into purchasing a LMS it makes sense to cover the basics, understand the jargon, decide if you want to go it alone or hire a consultant and last but not least realize you are not alone in the process. LMSLearning Management System – most commonly sought out by folks. Can include talent management/performance management features or add-on modules (which are often built into the system, but turned off).

5 Approaches on How to Identify Skill Gaps at Work

eFront

There will always be what we call ‘skill gaps’ – at any workplace, in any industry. However, for result-driven businesses – where leveraging on employees’ performance is of the utmost importance – skill gaps are the biggest detriment to attaining business goals.

10 Ways to Lose at Selling Learning Systems: For LMS Vendors

Talented Learning

LMS vendors, I owe you a post. It’s hard to believe nearly two years have passed since I last shared tips for selling learning systems. But since the LMS market is on fire, you’ve probably been too busy to notice. What do I notice?

Software Demo Success: How to Present Your LMS In Its Best Light

Talented Learning

If you’re a learning systems vendor , this scenario should sound familiar. Your sales team recently crafted a strong proposal in response to an LMS RFP , and the buyer has given your company a thumbs up. 2) Do your research.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Lifelong learning and collaboration are at the heart of their organizational decisions. Association Learning eCommerce: Why So Complex? Association LMS eCommerce: B2C versus B2B.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. What kind of role should AI play in extended enterprise learning ?

How to choose the right LMS

eLearning 24-7

Should we have a company picnic at a park or will the work cafeteria do the trick? Should we demand that the vending machines charge only 50 cents for a candy bar or do we run over to 7-11 and stock up for rainy day? The same thing applies to the learning management system market. The “I’ll just look at a couple of systems, and decide from there” method doesn’t work either. Some of these approaches work, others are just stop gaps.

How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Do you feel like giving your learning platform a heave-ho out the door? As dysfunctional and frustrating as that old learning management system (LMS) is, your association still relies upon it. But, let’s face it, your current LMS is holding you back. Or, it doesn’t have the functionality to allow your online learning business to grow. You need a better LMS but the powers that be aren’t going to like that news. Vendor support.

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

These days, there is a buzz around SaaS LMS. Cloud-based LMS platforms are leading the way in providing solutions to today’s fast-paced learning & development (L&D) environment. So, what exactly is SaaS LMS? What is SaaS LMS? Read More: What is an LMS?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. And what prompted the idea of the DE Academy learning portal ? How did you do that?

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Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. The Corporate LMS Goes Wide. Vendor by vendor, we evaluated solutions — absorbing everything we could find on our own dime.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? How can you bridge this critical gap?

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

As fiercely independent learning systems analysts, we’re not rock stars in the traditional sense, but we are rocking out some hits of a certain kind. We’re not exactly poetic, but we do create a stream of carefully crafted written content. 5 New LMS Reviews.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. The vendors were competing for two unique, extended enterprise LMS opportunities. LMS Buyer Background.

Podcast 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Are technology vendors responding with better compliance training solutions? Do you do that?

How to choose an external e-learning vendor ?

Ideaon

Interaction with a prospective vendor can show and shed more light than reading up about them or viewing their work online. What skills does the e-learning vendor offer? Are the skills that the vendor brings, something that is complementary to your team? Pick up the hints.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

The business LMS – from basic requirement to learning ecosystem

Matrix

Learning management systems are not new to corporate learning; they have been around for quite some time and each year more and more are released. What an LMS basically does is host, distribute, record and report on all learning that goes on within an organization.

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap

Aptara

Leverage a LMS to bridge talent gap. Without access to the right talent, a business' performance and success is compromised. On top of the already present skills gap many organizations are experiencing, there is also the challenge of retaining top performers. .

How to Choose the best LMS for Large Enterprises

Hurix Digital

Companies hone in-house skills with an aim to stay competitive, meet business goals and build their brand. Fortunately, a learning management system (LMS) helps organizations of all sizes – small businesses, mid-sized companies and large enterprises to achieve this goal.

Your Ideal LMS. Have Your Cake And Eat It Too.

Gyrus

Want to deploy and maintain the e-learning that you have spent so much time and effort to develop? Do you want to be able to create quality actionable e-learnings? Then you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS). LMS eLL

And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

eLearning 24-7

I have spent the last year and a half, looking to see if there were any differences between a LMS and a learning platform. You can disagree and that is fine, and I’m sure some vendors will, but this is my take. I found that in LMSs (on avg), there were more analytics, more ways to break it down, slice and dice, than there were in the learning platform space (on avg.). A key point I might add, but sure, there are those who do have robust admin and vice versa.

Customer Education: How Smart Technology Companies Lock-In Value

Talented Learning

How Well Do You Know Your Customers? In this era of data-driven marketing, successful businesses have learned that the more you know about your customers, the more your company is bound to grow. How Well Do Your Customers Know You ?