Competencies to Look for in Your Performance Consulting Partner

Infopro Learning

This is why many organizations choose to outsource to a performance consulting company. Unfortunately, not all performance consulting companies have the same process or achieve the same results. Performance consulting is heavily learned through experience.

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?” What’s the difference between an eLearning vendor and a freelancer? Does this mean freelancers are less qualified than full vendors? Consulting

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Do You Really Need That New Elearning Consultant? If So…

Spark Your Interest

So organizations everywhere are hiring elearning consultants to help them. But in the world of consulting, there are many nightmarish stories. Do you really need that new elearning consultant? Consulting War Stories. Including an elearning consultant.

How to Start an Online Consultation Marketplace Business

Pinlearn

Consulting is a business of helping other businesses, organizations, and individuals improve their implementations of certain goals by providing expert solutions or advice. Expert opinions or consultations have always been in demand in all kinds of domains. Consultation marketplace .

CoreAxis Consulting Named to Top Content Providers for Scenario-based Learning 2020

Coreaxis

Southborough, MA — August 19, 2020 — CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the list of the Top Content Providers for Scenario-Based Learning of 2020. This distinction was awarded by eLearning Industries, a company that focuses on rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions for their clients to help businesses source reliable vendors. CoreAxis Consulting scored well in all of these categories, earning them a spot on this top providers list.

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. As part of the solution, I found Robert Middleton , who is basically a consultant to help other consultants market themselves. I was at a retreat this weekend, consorting with colleagues.

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

Dan Keckan

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. Regardless of the type of vendor they were looking for, we found organizations want to hire companies and consultants that will be their partner, understand their mission and help them accomplish their goals.

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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?

CoreAxis Consulting Named to 2021 Leadership Training Watch List

Coreaxis

March 12, 2021 Southborough, MA : CoreAxis Consulting is pleased to announce they have been named to the watch list of Top Leadership Training Companies of 2021 by TrainingIndustry.com.

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. Since the RFP allows you to review LMS presentations and proposals quickly and easily, with all needed information included, it can streamline the decision-making process and help you quickly identify the products or vendors that best match your needs, budget and program.

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Customize New Hire Training: 5 Reasons to Partner Up With a Vendor for Your Onboarding Program

Obsidian Learning

Partnering with a talented vendor might be your best bet for designing a customized program that reflects the culture and values of your organization. Let’s look at 5 reasons why you might want to partner with a vendor to develop a robust, customized onboarding program.

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. Approaching vendor selection from the standpoint of “we need a better solution that fits our values and vision as a company” allows one to view the big picture. What will this vendor selection mean for the next year?

Preparing to Work with a Content Development Vendor

Allencomm

The post Preparing to Work with a Content Development Vendor appeared first on AllenComm. Corporate Training content development training consultantWorking with a training content development partner, when done right, can be a great excellent strategy. Here are 5 Tips for a productive partnership.

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. Of the 700+ solutions that comprise today’s LMS landscape, we continuously track details about 175 vendors, including: Learning platform functionality and roadmap. 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. Vendors, how do your demos rate?

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? AXIOM Updates News 1099 classification Consultant employee IRS vendor W2Read More. appeared first on AXIOM Learning Solutions.

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

Dan Keckan

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.

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.

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

Dan Keckan

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.

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

SmartUp

“For a fee, an expert will provide professional feedback about how your business can be more successful and give you a recipe about what you should do” Although this is a very loose definition of what a consultant or a consultancy does for their clients, it touches on why businesses hire consultants: insights, advice, knowledge, and action. Arthur Dehon Little founded what was widely believed to be the first management consulting firm in 1886.

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.

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

Dan Keckan

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.

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. LMS consultants have helped dozens, if not hundreds, of associations choose the best LMS for their needs. Consultants draw on their deep experience to ensure you get the right technology for your existing and future needs. How LMS Consultants Help with Requirements Analysis.

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.

2020 Awards: The Year in Review

Coreaxis

It helps businesses source reliable vendors by rating organizations that develop eLearning solutions. Blog Content Strategy & Curation Custom Training Leadership & Organizational ConsultingWhen we say we are an award-winning company, we mean it!

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

Dan Keckan

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.

The 8-Step Guide To Successful LMS Vendor Selection

Dan Keckan

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

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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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.

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. LMS buyers don’t evaluate software vendors on product features and functionality, alone. The vendor didn’t explain this pricing methodology until we requested additional information.

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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. Along the way, I have seen more than 100 salespeople from multiple vendors compete to win legitimate business opportunities. To win, an LMS vendor must vanquish a minimum of 4 to 20 others and be the only one left standing – with each and every new customer.

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.

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). Now as a selection consultant, I have a better view than most of the best and worst sales people from all over the world. Where to find the most reliable LMS vendor intelligence, and.

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. The LMS industry in 2015 now has hundreds and hundreds of viable vendor solutions. The 2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Winners . Learning management systems didn’t die.

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.

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. Here are 10 readily transferable steps to take to build and grow your department that parallel those in the most successful vendors. Successful vendors realize that having a business plan describing their overall function is not enough.