Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Why one RFP instead of specific ones for LXP and LMS? This is far better than them receiving a 20 page RFP or 100 page RFP. Vendors who gripe, clearly have never experienced a 10 page or more RFI/RFP (and high page RFPs are common). . Microsoft Teams – Super hot right now in the learning system community. EXTRA! EXTRA!

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How to Choose an LMS That’s Right for Your Association


According to Community Brands 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , 85 percent of members want organizations to provide continuing education opportunities. Develop and issue a request for proposal (RFP). Review and score responses to the RFP. However, implementing a learning program with a corresponding learning management system (LMS) is easier said than done.


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If Only I Could Live Tweet Faster: My ASAE 2013 Session Standouts

Association eLearning

Committees draft the RFP and select the options, but the CEO and staff are responsible for selection and follow through.”. Organizational Culture Based on a Twitter Hashtag: Walking into this session (a bit late), I made the terrible assumption that it was just about online communities; I wasn’t too far off though. This was my first year at ASAE Annual but it certainly won’t be my last.

How to Get the Most out of Your LMS Demo

Association eLearning

A dirty little secret in the LMS space is: vendors often check off boxes on an RFP or requirements document indicating their system has the functionality or can meet the need, even when it’s not necessarily true or not a standard feature. If you’re in the beginning stages of selecting a learning management system (LMS) for your association, you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the choices and information from various vendors.

How to Select an LMS

Web Courseworks

Find communities of specialists who are using some of the LMSes you are interested in and ask questions. Professional society meetings and discussion boards can be a good place to find these communities of pratice. An RFP (request for proposal) is a must-have final step in order to compare “apples to apples” among vendors. Submit your RFP with a list of requirements to a shortlist of vendors.

How to Select an LMS

Web Courseworks

Find communities of specialists who are using some of the LMSes you are interested in and ask questions. Professional society meetings and discussion boards can be a good place to find these communities of pratice. An RFP (request for proposal) is a must-have final step in order to compare “apples to apples” among vendors. Submit your RFP with a list of requirements to a shortlist of vendors.

Bloomsburg Students and Alumni Doing Great Things

Kapp Notes

Sean and Paul receiving their “Big Check” After that competition, they followed up with a first place win at our local Greater Susquehanna Keystone Innovation Zone (GKIZ) business plan competition competing against students from Bucknell, Susquehanna University and Lycoming Community College students winning $3,000. Then, on the second day of the conference, my students present solutions to a mock Request for Proposal (RFP).

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The Customer Education Experts Directory


Here, you will also find relevant communities and events that you can join or add to your calendar. CE/CS-related communities to join. CE Communities. Online community. Community. Additional Content: Customer Success Community. Community.

Moodle Services Provider – How would you Choose the Right One?


Be it building multiple online courses, imparting interactive learning activities, collaborating on online communities or social sharing, Moodle’s your platform! Draft a good RFP (Request for Proposal). Next, download an RFP template! Yes, there is a proper format for an RFP!

3 Steps for Finding the Best E-Learning Service Provider


Your first step could be reaching out to others in your community, to see which e-Learning service providers they use, or scouting could be as simple as a Google search. Your first step will be to submit an RFP (Request for Proposal). One of the unseen benefits of an RFP is that it can also show you if any of your requirements or expectations are unrealistic or impossible. Choosing a service provider can be daunting.

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Features of Association LMS that your Association should have


Look for a learning management system that includes forums and other ways for your community to communicate and interact. This necessitates the formation of discussion groups, forums, and interest communities. LMS Features that Association Needs.

Captivate, A Good Tool For Andragogy

Adobe Captivate

As a contractor, almost every RFP I receive list Captivate (or similar tool) as a needed skill, this was the reason why after 7 years of not using Captivate, I joined the Adobe eLearning Community to get caught up on the newest version, Captivate 2017. I am an instructional designer and the majority of my audiences are adult learners.

Learning System Buyer’s Guide

eLearning 24-7

Your RFP/RFI. I have created two RFP/RFI templates, one for employees , the other for customer learning/education. There are folks who will submit 60 pages in their RFP, with hundreds of questions around security. I love buyer’s guides.

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5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

I have run across instances where the entire LMS support was relegated to their internal community, there was little to no information available on the Internet in general. Don’t just go with the one who answers your RFP or is the cheapest, the most flashy, or the most persistent. In today’s world of incredible technology, there seems to be a myriad of products for every need. In the world of training and learning, this is no exception.

Meet the Hero of the Technical Sale: The Sales Engineer


It indicates the SE is likely to be active in a series of stages including pitch, demo, architect/customize, proof of concept ( PoC ), and RFP. Ability to contribute to the RFP process. If you sell technology products, an unsung hero sits nearby.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

The association is dedicated to enabling and encouraging community service at the state and local level. Its “members” include approximately 1000 community service organizations. After verbally confirming requirements with each of the vendor candidates, we invited them to participate in our exclusive request for proposal ( RFP ) process. At Talented Learning, we help all kinds of organizations big and small find the right LMS for their needs.

Build your LMS implementation Plan following this checklist


Based on how you picture/plan on using the LMS to your company or employees, you could create a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a statement of work (SOW) that details the requirements pertaining to your use case and keeping in mind your employees. When getting an LMS on board check on these alternative support systems like community, chat, helpdesk, or even a knowledge base or a tool where your SPOC can raise a query with details like screenshots, videos etc.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Digital transformation consultant Daniel Newman weighs in… 11) Should you use an RFP when choosing an LMS? But here’s why you’ll probably want to use an RFP the next time you select a learning system… 12) Define your LMS requirements like a pro. Community Brands Crowd Wisdom. When to issue an RFP (or not).

Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

They’ve worked with associations that provide all types of online educational programs from webinar and conference recordings to certification and accreditation programs, online courses and learning communities , digital badges , learning pathways , mobile and blending learning, and more. They know what questions to ask during the requirements gathering process to elicit the information needed for a request for proposal (RFP), including questions you’d never think about asking.

2009 Predictions, Remembrance and Challenges

Kapp Notes

Professionally Finding new approaches to teaching my RFP class. I will continue to blog and enjoy the online community of bloggers, lurkers and others. ASTD's Big Question for January is, again, a series of questions. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year? What are your major plans for the year? What predictions do you have for the year? First a little reflection. This year has been a busy year as my consulting has been more active than any previous year.

Mlearn conference Day 1

Challenge to Learn

TinCan will be a game changer for the e-Learning community the LMS boundaries (set by scorm) will disappear. It covers a RFP process. I will blog from the Mlearncon in San Jose over the next three days. I have really enjoyed my first day. I’m here as a participant, not as a vendor. At the last 5 or 6 conferences I visited we had a booth at the expo and I had to do one or more presentations. It is a luxury to attend sessions and to network and nothing more.

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

So as you prepare for what’s ahead, join me as I reflect on topics that mattered most to the extended enterprise learning community in 2018. This year we launched our new podcast series, “ The Talented Learning Show “ to showcase one-on-one conversations with experts from across the learning technology community. When and how to use an RFP (or not). Another year is drawing to a close – already? Hard to believe, but the calendar doesn’t lie.

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

Talented Learning

But associations are uniquely compelling because community-driven social learning is part of the association experience. By offering live and virtual community-driven learning forums , associations can add value in meaningful ways that lower-priced standalone continuing education can’t touch. When to issue an RFP (or not). We’ve all heard about today’s rapidly changing workforce dynamics and the critical shortage of qualified labor.

EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

eLearning 24-7

Fuse’s system plays heavily around “communities”, so you need to be a member of at least one community. . net speed you need for video content, and other content for example) is crucial and yet it is rarely, okay beyond rarely, asked in any RFP/RFIs.

In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning


I’m working with the local Community Emergency Response Team on training volunteers, but getting hands-on with a fire-extinguisher and putting out an actual burning device, or bandaging wounds on a patient, and doing search and rescue drills, just can’t be faked.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

Community Brands has acquired YourMembership , Abila , Crowd Wisdom , Peach New Media , Aptify , NimbleUser and others to create a comprehensive solution set for member-based organizations, non-profits and academia. However, unlike past M&A strategies, LTG and Community Brands don’t want to obliterate acquired companies. Leading examples include eLogic Learning , WBT Systems , WebCourseworks , Community Brands and NetExam.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

Grrr, screams the latter term you can’t say out loud along with you wanting to have your favorite sports team fire their coach and toss them onto a dirty mattress in the dump of your most despicable/loathed town/community near you. . Topic: LMS RFP Criteria. And you will get my latest RFP SE (Special Edition) after attending the session – just need to provide me with a biz card or way to send it to you. No spam, just the latest RFP. Trends.

CAC Conference: Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

I teach a class called “Managing Multimedia Projects” in that class students are given an RFP for an e-learning based proposal and they have to develop a solution. This original concept gradually evolved into an idea for an online community based on Web 2.0 This semester the idea came from an alumni, Chris Chappell who has created a site called MyBestDay.net. Four student teams are presenting this semester and are focused on Web 2.0 tools.

How B2B SaaS Companies Create Powerful Profitable Certified Agency Partner Programs with LifterLMS


Adrian Tobey: We have an RFP process. I, being part of this kind of training community was raised indoctrinated in this methodology.

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. For example, do they browse the catalog, buy content, register for classroom training, consume online courses, use on-demand reference materials and/or interact with other learners through private communities or public social channels? Making Sense of LMS License Models.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

LMS RFP The Nature of Online Collaboration Connectivism and the modern learner Nursing Simulation in Second Life eLearning Course or Online Demo - which is better? Communities of Practice Facebook as a Learning Platform We Need a Degree in Instructional Design Learning styles don't exist 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments How long does it take to create learning?

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

You may choose to work with an analyst, use an RFP template, or keep the planning in-house, relying on the experience of your project team and input from your learners. eLearning Industry is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning industry.

Craig Weiss on elearning peeves, trends and 70:20:10

Sponge UK

This is almost like an LMS within an LMS, where everything is specifically tailored to that person and each person becomes their own learning community. But what often happens today is people go to the vendor’s website and just blast out a request for proposal (RFP) that’s been created and that’s how they make their decision – they think that’s going to solve all their problems. Craig Weiss tops the 2015 Movers & Shakers list for the corporate elearning industry.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Across the learning community, we see stronger interest in extended enterprise solutions. The concept of microlearning has gained strong support from the learning community in recent years. When and how to use an RFP (or not). Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway? And how much do trends matter?

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

Other times, we’re inspired by what we hear from our daily hands-on research and discussions with technology vendors, customers and experts in the learning community. We also just launched our new podcast series, “The Talented Learning Show” to showcase one-on-one conversations with leading experts in the learning technology community. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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

Talented Learning

But commercial CE sellers need an LMS vendor that also understands branding, content marketing , user experience design, social media and community management. It’s wise to map out all the interrelated parts of your CE selling process and use as the foundation for your LMS requirements and eventual RFP. Continuing education is a big business.

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

Talented Learning

But new communities of practice are emerging to offer knowledge sharing and support. Great idea to fill that gap with a community by and for customer education pros… A lot of us find ourselves kind of falling into this field. Our mission with CELab – the Customer Education Laboratory – is to take kind of a scientific approach to connecting practitioners with each other and with communities like yours. They needed to streamline their RFP response process.