SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best LMS

Inquisiq

The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), but that’s not always the case, as HP Freeman discovered shortly after deciding to move from SumTotal to Moodle. This case study is meant to help you avoid a potentially costly mistake and hopefully make your LMS decision a little easier. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), but that’s not always the case, as HP Freeman discovered shortly after deciding to move from SumTotal to Moodle. This case study is meant to help you avoid a potentially costly mistake and hopefully make your LMS decision a little easier. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P.

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SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), but that’s not always the case, as HP Freeman discovered shortly after deciding to move from SumTotal to Moodle. This case study is meant to help you avoid a potentially costly mistake and hopefully make your LMS decision a little easier. A large part of their mission includes an intensive training program that teaches the Harold P.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Examples include helping the US-based LMS provider, Pathlore, to be acquired by SumTotal Systems and helping the UK-based learning content producer, Skillchange Systems, to be acquired by Vega (which, itself, was later acquired by an Italian company). They can manipulate their accounts to show that in-house PR costs very little when compared with employing an external PR consultant. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).

Learning Management Platform for Your Training Need

G-Cube

Using a robust LMS platform , organizations can mitigate costs and risks related to traditional learning, thereby allowing the workforce to access online courses at their own pace and convenience. ? An effective retention program ensures that knowledge and skills remain with the company, even when an employee leaves or retires. The main objective of enterprises is to boost workforce engagement, drive sales, retention, and reduce training costs.

Effective Training on Compliance and Patient Safety Using Robust Healthcare Learning Management Systems

G-Cube

The right kind of learning management tools help to mitigate training costs, boost employee engagement, knowledge retention, and automate overall training process. The platform also supports automatic tracking of employees’ progress during the training program. Automatic notification feature updates learners about future training programs, ecourse expiry date, training status, and more.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

At that time, interest in training customers, channel partners and others “outside the firewall” was on the rise, but many organizations either could not or would not use their internal employee-focused LMS to support external learning programs. Old-school LMS companies (like SumTotal , Plateau , Learn.com , GeoLearning and Certpoint ) were acquired by much larger talent and HR-suite providers like SAP/SuccessFactors , Infor , Oracle and IBM.

The Talent Management Award

CLO Magazine

The Talent Management Award is for learning executives who have developed a program that effectively integrates learning into broader talent management initiatives such as employee engagement, onboarding, succession planning, recruiting or performance management. The 10-point plan included developing Talent Acceleration Centers to deepen the overall talent pipeline, launching a training program for all senior leaders and upskilling managers with a new, global program.

Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

“ Corporate extended enterprise learning ” is essentially any instructional program a business offers to non-employee audiences. 4) Measurability – Because extended enterprise learning programs are driven by specific business objectives, metrics are integral to their success. 2) Audience Size – Core open source LMS licensing costs are zero (or minimal). Here are some key differences that can swing buying decisions in one direction or another: Cost.

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development

Abreon

AI is helping to save time, reduce the workload on staff, increase personalization, and reduce costs. Therefore, it is important for L&D professionals to understand what these technologies are, why they are particularly beneficial for training, and how to best utilize them in their own programs. Machine Learning (ML) is a type of AI, or more accurately, a way to achieve AI in which a computer program progressively improves on a particular task without feedback from a human.

Recommended Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal Learning Management – They have come a long way. I readily admit for the longest time I was not a fan of SumTotal, but that was then, this is now. That said, support has improved greatly – especially with an outstanding mobile support app, a big plus for me, and they – the folks at SumTotal seem to be moving in the right direction.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

In fact, the total cost of weak contractor compliance management is much more than just penalty fees – especially when noncompliance leads to extremely expensive operational disruptions or delays. The opportunity cost can easily total hundreds of thousands of dollars a day. Strong compliance LMS solutions are available from NetDimensions , BlueDrop , Compli , Cornerstone , eLogic Learning , Gyrus , Risc , Saba and SumTotal.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

This is probably the least attractive option due to cost, but necessary with complex integrations. Integrate a CRM and a LMS together and you have the most measurable training program in history. Ongoing visitor insights can be tied to promotional programs and data that justifies your ongoing ROI business case. This can easily increase brand and content awareness and interest in learning programs beyond an organization’s active customer base.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

You know the names – Cornerstone , Oracle , Saba Software , SAP SuccessFactors , SumTotal Systems and Workday. On the other hand, these systems are often considered too powerful, costly and unfocused for pure extended enterprise deployments, or for SMBs that need to serve employees and external audiences with a single LMS. Bulk sales functionality is important because content development costs are fixed. How to weigh costs and benefits accurately. New year.

Should You Use an Employee LMS for Extended Enterprise Learning in 2019?

Talented Learning

Most importantly, in contrast with hard-to-measure employee education, extended enterprise learning programs are extremely measurable and strategically contribute bottom-line impact and competitive advantage. With the resulting increased executive exposure, business impact, not cost, is the key factor in vendor selection. These systems can effectively drive learning programs that target employees, customers, business partners or a combination of audiences.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. We’ll update it whenever we find other relevant no-cost resources. The enterprise version of this innovative mobile course, coach and cheat-sheet app is available at no cost through June 2020. They’re also offering 50% off implementation costs to assist organizations who need help ASAP.

Expect 2 C in Learning Systems 2021

eLearning 24-7

Happening. Sure, you can say, well “Free” was really hidden somewhere to offset the cost, but when you realize that vendors do not use some secret formula to calculate their pricing for “per seat”, and “setup” fees, that the whole “hidden message” angle, doesn’t really fly. . Not that some will say the reason for not cutting pricing is because they are transparent and are not hiding costs elsewhere.

Make Your LMS Mobile Compatible in 4 Easy Ways

CommLab India

A native application (native app) is a program developed to be used on a specific device or platform. Building a native mobile app from scratch for an LMS is a costly and time-consuming exercise. Therefore, you can customize the existing LMS native apps such as MOODLE , SumTotal, Cellcast, and others. The most preferred and cost-effective option is to use the MOODLE native app as it has an open source framework.

When It Comes to Technology, All That Glitters Is Not Gold

CLO Magazine

Technology is a key piece in a learning strategy, but mistakes can be costly; learning must come first. Fortunately, it can be relatively easy and low cost to enable organic information-sharing by providing employees with GoPro cameras, or encouraging them to use their smartphones to capture best practices on the job that can be shared with colleagues. Tying learning metrics to business performance is vital to learning program success.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Connecting Compliance to Business Strategy (Free for ATD members) Are your compliance training programs strategic and aligned to business, or simply an obligatory duty with a check-the-box mentality? Consequences include risk of legal action, significant costs in penalties, damage to brand reputation, and more. You will learn: The risks presented by compliance programs based on a checkbox mentality.

Perceptions and Factoids (LMS)

eLearning 24-7

The people involved in the daily goals of building a top tier program. While I do not know who WD will focus on in the market, my belief is that it will be SuccessFactors (an easy win), Cornerstone (mixed results), Oracle (victory!), SAP (if they can’t win this one, they shouldn’t be in the game), SumTotal Learn (mixed results – and how important – unknown) and to a very lesser degree Saba. Oh, and the total cost per year is 24K.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Therefore, when beginning the LMS evaluation process, one of the first questions you should ask yourself is whether an open-source LMS (like Moodle or Totara) or a closed-source platform (like SumTotal or Cornerstone) will be better suited to meeting your needs. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Serious Game Success Stories Various organizations utilizing eLearning are developing Serious Games to increase both engagement and interest during employee training programs.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

They will argue it is time and labor costs for the person doing it. When you purchase off the shelf 3rd party courses, either via Skillsoft, Rosetta Stone or whomever and need to integrate that into their system, they do it, and at no cost. There is a cost there, and time/labor on the side of the vendor’s person. Some, I hope die – like the extra costs for APIs and e-commerce, but realistically they won’t.

How to Fuel Innovation

CLO Magazine

According to research from Panorama Consulting Solutions, however, consolidation can be time-consuming and costly, on average taking about 16 months and $6 million to complete, and often delivering subpar results. Many CLOs are unwilling to take on this level of cost and risk. Brandon Hall said 60 percent of all learning and development spending is on nonclassroom content and programs.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

But SumTotal and alike do it as well. To push that they are inexpensive, usually at the cost of needing those other features – which are add-ons. Oh, there is also API (Application Program Interface) and Mashups (two more APIs – great example – Google Maps whereas they show restaurants, businesses, etc.). As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Here is a simple landscape of learning platforms: HCM with learning modules Enterprise learning systems that later added other HCM modules Pure-play learning platforms SuccessFactors SABA SumTotal TalentLMS Adobe Captivate Prime Docebo Litmos LMS iSpring Learn Disprz. Reading Time: 10 minutes. The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. Here is a simple landscape of learning platforms: HCM with learning modules Enterprise learning systems that later added other HCM modules Pure-play learning platforms SuccessFactors SABA SumTotal TalentLMS Adobe Captivate Prime Docebo Litmos LMS iSpring Learn Disprz. Reading Time: 10 minutes. The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

all the vendor would need to do to resolve this issue, is list under the pricing that the pricing does not include this or that blah blah is an additional cost. After all, many people upon explaining to what the vendor what they need, will often ask them for an estimate or ballpark of what it would cost, prior to going any further in the discussion. Exclusive Scoops on who is out at GeoLearning following the acquisition by SumTotal Systems – not presented anywhere on the net.

BE a businessperson

Jay Cross

Measure results throughout your program, not just before and after. Examples are increased sales, shorter time to market, fewer rejects, and lower costs. Training programs are often part of a larger scheme, and it’s fruitless to try to isolate them. Speak the Language of Business. Jay Cross explains why it is vital for learning and Development to speak so that others in the business particularly executives – will understand.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

SumTotal. Many people assume because it costs a lot of money, it therefore must be a great product and user positive. Programming Skills need not apply. The products are designed for people who have limited to no real technical skills, such as programming skills or writing HTML, javascript, etc. We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Benefits to SMBs: faster response, resilient, lower costs without sacrificing learning, increased productivity, supplements other training. References / Resources Used (additional to those linked to above): SumTotal, Harnessing the Power of Informal Learning Technology , White Paper.

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

In fact, there is no cost to participate and no way vendors can influence the outcome directly. There are so many dimensions to consider when choosing a modern backbone for instructional programs – especially in an environment of broader digital transformation. If you need to support sales channel and partner learning programs , you may prefer a solution designed specifically for this purpose. SumTotal Systems.

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