11 Smart Tips to Choose the Right eLearning Vendor

Hurix Digital

eLearning is one of the top choices of enterprises all over the world to meet their training needs. What makes eLearning stand out is its virtual one-to-one model, allowing employees to progress rapidly while ensuring reduced consumption in terms of trainers, travel, etc.

4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

So what does my laundry have to do with custom eLearning? Why get a custom shirt? And these are the big questions when it comes to deciding whether to go the custom vs. off-the-shelf route in Learning and Development. Custom eLearning solutions allow you to: 1.

LMS Customization

eLearning 24-7

Ask and see what can be done by the vendorCustomize it! Customization can be a big deal when it comes to your LMS/LCMS for a simple fact, many of times what you are purchasing is “off the shelf&# and comes with standard features, capabilities. Plus many vendors will include special “customized&# options for you – and then tell you what they are – during your discussions or upon your final negotiations. Hello, customization!

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

When it comes to the e-learning market, specifically the LMS space (and you can toss in LCMS, CMS, Learning Portals as well), there are a lot of traps that customers fall into and can’t get out. Sometimes it is a result of the vendor, other times it is a failure of due diligence on the part of the soon to be customer. The vendor’s salesperson tells you want you want to hear. I expect nothing less from the vendor. Do you listen to your customers?

How to Put Together an Amazing Custom eLearning Experience

Ed App

Custom eLearning courses are all globally the rage right now for one simple reason. Learning and development professionals all over the world have understood that they need to build eLearning around the learner, rather than building eLearning first and then expecting the learner to acclimatize to it. How do you create that perfect custom eLearning experience for your employees? This is doubly true for custom eLearning experiences.

Latest Trends in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

We call online learning, e-learning, not e-training, but some vendors will have you believe that “training” is the appropriate term, rather than learning. I know this one word is creating a stir among the instructor led crew and some educators, but in education we use the term “learning”, not “training” when we are teaching students. Custom Development and LMS vendors. Custom Course Shops. LMS vendors – read below.

Finding the Right Elearning Company

Learnkit

Whether you are partnering with an elearning company for the first time, or have experience working with elearning vendors for years, there are a few questions you can ask to ensure you select the right elearning company for your needs. A good elearning content vendor should feel like a natural extension of your team. Asking these 4 questions will help you navigate the waters of selecting the right elearning company for your goals.

Emerging eLearning Technologies – Driving the Change

Hurix Digital

In the last 16 years, the use of elearning technologies by enterprises have grown by 900% and 98% of startups and small businesses are preparing for adoption of elearning as their full-time learning and development structure. The reason behind this shift is long-term benefits associated with elearning methods, such as: Reduced costs of training. For example, creating 5-minute or 10-minute videos for a sub-topic. Elearning Technologies Guiding the Change.

LMS Contracts – What U Must Have, Need 2 Know

eLearning 24-7

Ahh, you have found your vendor, everything in the world is at peace. stuff): There are some very detailed information in regards to LMS contracts and this blog is not a legal representation of contracts, rather it is based on personal experience with LMS vendors. If they make changes to the contract, send it back to the vendor and have the vendor make those changes in the contract before they send it back to you. Customer Service. Just customer service.

LMS Contracts – What U Must Have, Need 2 Know

eLearning 24-7

Ahh, you have found your vendor, everything in the world is at peace. stuff): There are some very detailed information in regards to LMS contracts and this blog is not a legal representation of contracts, rather it is based on personal experience with LMS vendors. If they make changes to the contract, send it back to the vendor and have the vendor make those changes in the contract before they send it back to you. Customer Service. Just customer service.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Wheres Your Center? Whos Your Master?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As you create training solutions, to what master are you answering? eLearning vendors (those that design custom courseware) are often handed the course to be built.

Boost Your ROI with a Better eLearning RFP

dVinci Interactive

Establishing a new eLearning vendor relationship is a complicated process. How will eLearning help your organization succeed? With an eLearning RFP, you can clearly communicate requirements, explain your priorities and list your criteria. We’ve created a simple eLearning RFP template to help you get started. All you need to do is download the template and customize it so it works for you. DOWNLOAD ELEARNING RFP TEMPLATE .

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Off-the-Shelf eLearning Courses — Are They a Worthwhile Investment?

Enyota Learning

Off-the-Shelf eLearning courses are readymade and ready-to-purchase eLearning courses on a range of topics common to the training needs of most organizations. Now, as an organization, is it really worth investing in off-the-shelf eLearning? The credibility of the vendor.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

This year seems to have flown at jet-speed and we are ready to start making lists of tech-predictions and eLearning trends for 2019. In this blog post, we take a shot at predicting some key eLearning trends for 2019. Customization and ‘made-to-order’ eLearning will be the way forward.

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How to Optimize Your eLearning ROI?

Hurix Digital

And therefore, when digitization was the need of the hour, enterprises invested into digital training or eLearning, which proved quite beneficial compared to the old training approach. This is where measuring and optimize elearning roi comes into the picture.

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Picking a focus for our eLearning agency

eLearning Architect

In this article, I will explain why choosing a focus is the next logical step in developing our eLearning business. I began to work with another eLearning developer who shared the responsibility of creating the content. In essence we were creating a production line for content.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design. Will your course on over-the-phone customer service training be offered to deaf learners?

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Enabling Global eLearning Across Cultures and Languages

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Most of our clients are global companies who deliver eLearning to learners around the globe. Trying to design and deliver global eLearning?

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How will new digital accessibility regulations impact the eLearning sector?

Learning Pool

eLearning professionals who understand the benefits of creating products and services which are accessible for everyone, including people with permanent, temporary or situational impairments, have long been disappointed by the lack of engagement with digital accessibility in the eLearning sector.

How Do We Find the Right eLearning Partner?

ThinkingKap Solutions

In case you’re just joining us, we started talking about whether you have the skills to create eLearning internally, in part 1. Then, whether creating eLearning internally is the right business strategy, was the focus of part 2. Finding the Perfect eLearning Partner.

Very Impressed with the work TechSmith (i.e. Camtasia) is doing on iPad

mLearning Revolution

I a recent post, I shared 6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012 and one of those trends I listed was the need for rapid eLearning tools vendors to have a presence on mobile app stores. eLearning Mobile Learning featured

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My Thoughts on Microsoft Bringing back the Start button and the need for Change in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

” Here’s how she responded, which again makes a lot of sense to me: When Windows was first created 25 years ago, the assumptions about the world and what computing could do and how people were going to use it were completely different. image credit: technobuffalo.com.

Content Creation and Curation in eLearning – Make the Difference Work

CommLab India

When creating an online course, we eLearning vendors request our clients to provide us with all the necessary content for the course, and then also talk about creating new content. Why do we need to make use of both, when creating online courses?”,

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

mLearning Revolution

One of the questions I get asked frequently is whether I’d recommend Storyline or Captivate 6 to a company who needs to publish their desktop eLearning specifically for learners to consume it on the iPad. eLearning Mobile Learning Captivate featured HTML5 iPad mLearning Storyline

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Who will become the Uber of packaged elearning content?

Webanywhere

Elearning, as packaged content or off the shelf, is on a rise in terms of demand and according to this report , the market is set to grow at a CAGR of 7% between 2018 -2023 to $65.41Bn. This has led many vendors to grow significantly over the last few years, for example, like Pluralsight — a provider of tech elearning who in 2018 were named one of the fastest growing companies in Utah, according to Deloitte. Why Uber and elearning content? eLearning

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Well, the core of what we do is communication and Apex has categories for the kind of work eLearning vendors do. Our winning entries: The first is a custom eLearning content solution for potential Branch Managers of a major chain of builders’ merchants.

Two More Apex Awards for Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Well, the core of what we do is communication and Apex has categories for the kind of work eLearning vendors do. Our winning entries: The first is a custom eLearning content solution for potential Branch Managers of a major chain of builders’ merchants.

The 5 Most Essential LMS Security Features

TalentLMS

Whether you’re doing online corporate training or selling commercial training courses, the security of your eLearning portal is something you should take very seriously. LMS security features to demand from your eLearning vendor.

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

Best use of Learning Locker® for Education: Guroo Producer are an Elearning Consultancy based in Sydney, Australia focused on building immersive, self-paced and blended adaptive learning.

Jay the Novice

Jay Cross

Ten years ago Elliott Masie led a workshop for eLearning vendors at the Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle. Honchos from dozens of top-tier eLearning companies filled the lecture theater. I work with them to find a custom strategy that works for their specific needs.

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"Don't Touch/Wet Paint!" - "E"-Learning Vendors Try to Go "M"

mLearning Trends

I had a good chuckle today after receiving my latest emailed copy of the eLearning Guild 's eLearningInsider update. On the positive front, this action proves again that most of the "tier one" LMS vendors are all show and little go when it comes to mobile learning.

ELearning Company Selection Checklist

Designing Digitally

When you need to train employees or educate college students, you may face the big question of how to choose the right eLearning company to educate, engage and entertain your learners. projects that eLearning spending worldwide will reach $220 billion by 2020.

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Elearning development tools: only Adobe? Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). It blurred the boundaries between the design and development of eLearning content.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

However, those vendors who rely solely on this argument are very likely to find themselves quickly marginalized. To stay relevant, George believes training vendors should do two things: Stop talking “learning” and start talking “capacity” and “execution” like the rest of the C-suite.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The people who create the most value are those who know the right people, the right stuff, and the right things to do. Keeping the promises made to our customers. Creating value for all stakeholders. Vendors don’t make money from informal learning.