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

Talented Learning

Is the LMS RFP a Necessary Evil? A Request for Proposal (RFP) is one of the most widely used yet controversial tools for learning management systems buyers. The LMS RFP has developed a bad reputation because it is easily misunderstood. What is an LMS RFP?

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Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

Today, we discuss these questions and more with Dave Derington , Director of User Enablement at Azuqua , a cloud integration-as-a-platform (iPaaS) provider that makes it easy for anyone to set-up automated digital workflows across business applications. Metrics.

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. 6) Business-Critical Priority.

Five Ways to Buy an LMS You Will Hate!

Talented Learning

Download one of many free LMS RFP templates, and you can quickly have 1000 “must have” requirements that you will never use – and 3 “nice to have” future requirements. So they send the RFP to too few or too many.

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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Inside the “Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion” This free collection of LMS selection resources includes: PODCASTS – “Hot topic” interviews with business-minded learning practitioners and innovators on The Talented Learning Show. Business data is vital.

3 xAPI learnings from LSCon: start small, iterate, build an ecosystem

Experience API

This was a theme echoed by RISC , HT2 Labs , TorranceLearning , Watershed , xapiapps , Riptide Software and our very own Chris Tompkins in his session, “ xAPI in your RFP.” The key is to align your L&D goals with your company’s overall business goals.

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Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

But keep in mind that it’s easy to outgrow these systems as your business requirements become more sophisticated. Today, even small businesses rely on expansive digital ecosystems. That’s one reason why we clarify buyer requirements in a formal RFP.

3 xAPI learnings from LSCon: start small, iterate, build an ecosystem

Experience API

This was a theme echoed by RISC , HT2 Labs , TorranceLearning , Watershed , xapiapps , Riptide Software and our very own Chris Tompkins in his session, “ xAPI in your RFP.” The key is to align your L&D goals with your company’s overall business goals. Connecting the dots between the tools using xAPI can allow you to correlate learning experiences to meaningful metrics in your organization.

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Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

IOL stands for impact of learning (an actual term for metrics that is better than ROI). Heavy use of metrics – A lot of metrics and analytical analysis here – going beyond learning platforms in general, and depending on the LMS, might exceed that too. . Has an LRS – this helps drive those metrics. One component that they are adding is a BI tool (business intelligence) as part of there make-up. Metrics are streamlined.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

These broader business ecosystems naturally bring opportunities to offer extended online training. In today’s economy, businesses must depend on partners, resellers, contractors and other external constituents to create value. When to issue an RFP (or not).

Learning System Vendors Support Ratings

eLearning 24-7

While I have conducted random sampling (as you would have with any polls out there), and data collection as part of my LMS RFP Template (New version now out), I believe it needs to be expanded. It asks for metrics from the vendor. Vendors who fail to disclose any information, including metrics, will be called out in a future blog post (September). . Last question, before metrics. Metric Time. Data drives business.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Having business, content or reseller partners is a great way to expand reach but it does come with some administrative and managerial overhead. It’s our business to stay ahead of the curve. You’ll learn: How to develop a relevant business case and success metrics.

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.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Channel Insight polls indicate that 55 percent of channel managers expect double-digit growth through their partners, and 62 percent expect their channel sales to grow faster than their direct business. How to measure results from a sales certification program to determine the business impact.

What is an LXP and why do I want one?

eLearning 24-7

No surprise here, but gee-whiz how many content providers do you need that offer business leadership or Office 2016? I know of one foreign language provider who focuses on business with their foreign language content. Metric challenged – Ugh it is bad. With Learn Amp, Coorpacademy and 360Learning, you can send them your RFP and schedule a demo within the platform.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

The webcast will explore trends in key learning metrics, including: Direct learning expenditure. Maria will also look at these key metrics for ATD’s 2016 BEST Award–winning organizations, which were recognized for their commitment to talent development.

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Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0

Breakthrough eLearning: We Need More Talented Jugglers

Breakthrough eLearning

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#29 to #11 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

Other items include machine learning, but the administrator cannot change the weights and points (a minus), digital signature capability in the mobile app, can create KPIs and measure them via metrics and multiple catalog support (many vendors do not support).