Beyond Consulting

Clark Quinn

And one of the persistent perceptions of me came up that I was reflecting on, and thought I’d do so ‘out loud’ So, once consulting became my way of life, I realized I needed to get better at the bits I don’t know.

6 Tips To Use Your LMS Consulting Recommendation List To Find The Right LMS Vendor

eLearning Industry

So you’ve completed your free LMS consultation and are armed with a shortlist of viable LMS options. In this article, I share 6 top tips to use your LMS consulting recommendation list to find the right LMS vendor. Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS Selection LMS VendorsWhat now? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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5 Ways To Vet LMS Vendors After Employing Free LMS Consulting Services

eLearning Industry

Free consultation is a beautiful thing, because it saves you money and gives you a game plan. In this article, I discuss 5 ways to vet LMS vendors after employing free LMS consulting services. Learning Management Systems LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection LMS VendorsNow that you have a list of recommendations, how do you find the right people to work with? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

How do Learning Leaders Select Training Vendors

dVinci Interactive

How do Learning Leaders Select Training Vendors This year, we asked the learning and development leaders we interviewed for our blog about the qualities they look for when selecting a vendor.

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Should I Use an eLearning Vendor or a Freelancer?

ThinkingKap Solutions

Among all the conversation that post generated, we’ve gotten a lot of questions about differentiating vendors from freelancers. We are a vendor, and we know (and have worked with) a lot of great freelancers. The question “which is better, eLearning vendor or a freelancer?”

How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

An RFP, or Request for Proposal, allows you to outline what you are looking for in your ideal Learning Management System vendor and creates a standardized form or checklist for all would-be vendors to follow.

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Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

For nearly 5 years, our consultants have been on a mission to help extended enterprise LMS buyers make better purchasing decisions. We document these details in a living database and we never forget what we learn about vendors over the course of a software selection project.

How To Build A Successful Consulting Business? Here’s One Small Contribution We Can Make

SmartUp

Arthur Dehon Little founded what was widely believed to be the first management consulting firm in 1886. Today, many consultancies adopt a much more efficient method. As a consultant, the last thing you want is to ask your clients to onboard a second vendor.

In Vendor Selection, See the Big Picture

InsiderHub

The vendor selection process is never as easy or as simple as it should be. Selecting the “right” business vendor starts with having a thorough understanding of your organization’s real business needs. What will this vendor selection mean for the next year?

Are your Consultants Classified Properly?

AXIOM Learning Solutions

State regulations on consultant classification becomes more stringent each year, as does the IRS. Are you and your vendors updated on the latest classification guidelines? The post Are your Consultants Classified Properly?

LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

There are many important factors to consider when narrowing down the list of hundreds of vendors to your top three or four possible solutions. It’s so easy to ‘talk the talk’ – make your eLearning vendor ‘walk the walk’ with you. You can book a free strategy consultation with him here.

7 Tips To Estimate The Ideal Number Of Users To Get A More Accurate LMS Consulting

eLearning Industry

Before you enlist the aid of a trained LMS consultant, you need to know how many users you must accommodate. This article features 7 top tips to estimate the ideal number of users and get a more accurate LMS consulting. Learning Management Systems LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection LMS VendorsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

6 Ways LMS Consulting Can Help You Achieve The Best Value For Money

eLearning Industry

LMS consulting simplifies the LMS selection process so that you can allocate resources more effectively. Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS Selection LMS VendorsBut can it really help you achieve the best LMS value for money? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

Or, to ensure you absolutely get the best LMS for your association, hire an LMS consultant to help you with requirements, selection, and implementation. Benefits of Working with an LMS Consultant. How LMS Consultants Help with Requirements Analysis.

6 Tips To Define Your Must-Have LMS Features Prior To Your Free LMS Consulting

eLearning Industry

Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS Features LMS Selection LMS VendorsIt’s easy to generate a list of mandatories for your LMS, and you’ll probably end up with hundreds. But how do you decide what goes on the list in the first place, and which LMS features can go by the wayside? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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

Talented Learning

But vendors have more control over RFP outcomes than you may think. Sounds obvious – but you’d be surprised how many vendors ignore requested input. As a vendor, you can demonstrate leadership by seeking clarification. As a vendor, it’s your job to maximize that score.

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LMS Consulting Follow-Up: 8 Tips To Use An LMS Software Directory To Research Your Top LMS Choices

eLearning Industry

Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS Selection LMS VendorsYou have your personalized LMS recommendation list and you are ready to make your selection. Is there a way to use an online LMS directory to research your top LMS choices and find the LMS that offers the best value for money? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Readiness – Set – Go: Pursuing a Sustainable EPS Strategy

Living in Learning

70:20:10 Change Leadership Continuous Learning Data Analytics Discovery & Consulting EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance Support Performer Support Technology xAPI EPS performance support Readniess assessment Vendor evaluation Vendor selectionWe should strive to effectively position that EPS adoption is a rapidly approaching future that lies beyond the scope and charter of the traditional L&D training paradigm.

Readiness – Set – Go: Pursuing a Sustainable EPS Strategy

Living in Learning

70:20:10 Change Leadership Continuous Learning Data Analytics Discovery & Consulting EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance Support Performer Support Technology xAPI EPS performance support Readniess assessment Vendor evaluation Vendor selectionWe should strive to effectively position that EPS adoption is a rapidly approaching future that lies beyond the scope and charter of the traditional L&D training paradigm.

LMS Vendor Eyes Only: 10 Tips to Boost Sales

Talented Learning

With almost 700 LMS vendors in the world, competition for every sales opportunity is fierce. years, I have leveraged that software sales experience as an independent LMS selection consultant. LMS Vendor Sales Tips.

The 8-Step Guide To Successful LMS Vendor Selection

eLearning Industry

LMS consulting can help you find the right system for your budget and online training needs. This article features a step-by-step look at how to choose the best LMS vendor for your online training program. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection

10 Things Vendors Can Teach You About Building an Internal Learning Business

CLO Magazine

Most learning leaders use any number of vendors to carry out the design, development and delivery of their internal learning agenda. In a way, the learning department is also a vendor, just in a different context. Tags: business development , learning vendors , strategy.

Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (6): the vendors perspective

Challenge to Learn

As a consequence of this we just hired our first e-Learning consultant and more changes will follow. Make e-Learning work: Outcome learning (6): The vendors perspective. I started working on the Outcome learning idea to give direction to the product development of easygenerator. And it did generate a whole bunch of new features, but the impact was different than expected. We always considered the e-Learning author and the subject matter expert (SME) as our target audience.

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

Talented Learning

LMS vendors, I owe you a post. Then we recommend 4 highly qualified, matching vendors to evaluate in a formal RFP process. Learning systems buyers are always more successful when they invest time upfront qualifying vendors for their specific business situation).

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. The cloud enables new LMS vendors to create and support one product that all customers use providing economies of scale in research, customer support and required investment capital.

EL247?s Vendors 2 View Guide @ #ASTD2014

eLearning 24-7

” Seriously though, a lot of people ask me what vendors to see or what vendors I look at, etc. Tweets will be tied to anything – a product that I find interesting that is new or strikes me on the super wow scale, a product or products that I find missed the mark or are underwhelming, feedback from folks wallking the floor and from vendors. The vendors that I list below in my guide, are across the board. If the vendor is not listed it could mean.

Vetting Vendors Vigorously: Three Tips For a Thriving Learning Ecosystem

Degreed

Between these extremes, the smartest organizations are finding vendors that fit their individual needs. The full conversation is worth watching, but we’ve also summed up the major takeaways to help you select the right technology vendor for your learning ecosystem.

Vendor Spotlight: OC Tanner Company, employee recognition provider

InsiderHub

Tanner consults — they have become the world’s largest “recognition company.” It is a valuable source for relevant ratings and commentary provided by actual users regarding the solutions they use, and a platform for vendors to present information about their solutions. The post Vendor Spotlight: OC Tanner Company, employee recognition provider appeared first on Collect My Thoughts.

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Illumen Group

Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team? Maybe what you really need isn’t a vendor, but rather a part-time strategic partner or developer who is there when you need them, and not when you don’t. eLearning partners and consultants have already invested in the tools and approaches needed to design your online training course quickly and efficiently. The post Why Do I Need an eLearning Vendor When I Have My Own Team?

Virtual World Vendor Forterra Systems Purchased by SAIC.

Kapp Notes

It now looks like the large consultancy firm SAIC has purchased Forterra and is going to leverage the 3D capabilities as part of its offerings. This will be interesting for both Virtual World Vendors and Consulting firms. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

LMS: Further Due Diligence

Your Training Edge

You can probably take a deep breath after your selection of LMS vendors has been made. But you most certainly want to review the contracts yourself, especially if the legal counsel was not involved in vendor selection. Along those lines, request a project plan from your vendor, as well.

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? As a content vendor providing training (Instructor Led or eLearning), you are naturally having to compete with each person's ability to find information via a Google search or through access to a service like Safari (which makes all of the O'Reilly books fully searchable).

3 Things That Will Matter to Learning Leaders in 2018

Vitalyst

L&D vendor selection has become critical. As L&D needs expand, so too does the demand for learning vendors who can provide quick, personalized, task-focused solutions for every employee, whether they are in-house, remote, full-time or contingent.

Everwise is a 2019 Hot Vendor in Learning

Everwise

Everwise is thrilled to be selected as a 2019 Hot Vendor in Learning by Aragon Research. Aragon Research delivers high-impact research, consulting, and advisory services to provide enterprises the insight they need to make better technology and strategy decisions.