2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

WBT Systems

KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie.

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation.

Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

WBT Systems

Making connections with these academic institutions also creates potential to raise the profile of your association with future members. This is where the association can help to create additional value for members and for your industry with connection programs.

How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Only after a thorough requirements analysis process will you have the information you need to create a really good LMS RFP. Now, tell them what you have to spend so they propose a system within your budget. Clearly explain what you need the system to do—the outcome, not the process. What do users—system administrators, program managers, instructors, data users, students—need to accomplish?

RFP 41

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

SHRM says: “Companies with nimble learners can react quickly to disruptions, adapt to meet the demands of a changing business climate, and harness a wealth of ideas for new products, services and processes.”. How Does an Association Create a Culture of Learning? Use your learning management system (LMS). The post How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association appeared first on WBT Systems.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

To address the culture shift, hundreds of learning technology providers are taking bold and unprecedented leaps and are creating net new opportunities in the market. A byproduct of the free trial LMSs is that these vendors don’t build out professional service expertise.

Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference

WBT Systems

This leads to higher attendance and renewal rates, and ultimately an increase in non-dues revenue, which the association can re-invest in providing even better events and service to members. The post Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference appeared first on WBT Systems.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Blended Learning programs are the ideal way to deliver leadership development programs as they are more effective at creating behavioral change and deep learning. The continuous learning approach promoted by blended learning is more effective at creating change and deep learning.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. The EDUCAUSE badge program includes the following categories of engagement: Community Service, Leadership Development, Communications, Awards and Subject Matter. Young Adult Library Services Association.

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

Your relationship with your organization’s Learning Management System is no different. In the case of your LMS, this is where your wishlist of features and requirements forms the basis of both your search and your initial impression of the new system.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Success depends on the ability to create value for their brand. The EDUCAUSE badge program includes the following categories of engagement: Community Service, Leadership Development, Communications, Awards and Subject Matter. Young Adult Library Services Association.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Interest in learning systems remains strong. 2) How is innovation moving learning systems forward? Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems.

FAQ 107

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

And what does it mean for your learning systems roadmap ? That means AI will be everywhere, thanks to enabling technologies like cloud computing, the open source software movement, AI Platforms-as-a-Service, conversational AI, virtual assistants and more.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

Another way to measure the success of your association education program is to evaluate how satisfied your learners are with the program, and to ask your administrators and instructors about their experiences creating, delivering and reporting on the program. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

EPISODE 21 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: As an independent learning systems consultant, I’m obsessed with finding the ideal solution for each client’s unique needs. At SmartThoughts , I work with non-profit organizations that are struggling to find the right systems.

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. 4) Customer-Focused Learning Systems Are on Fire.

Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? They stay on top of online learning trends and are familiar with learning systems and other association technology.

The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy! If you create a positive user experience, your members will be much more likely to engage with online learning.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Learning management systems didn’t die. 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. WBT Systems. . WBT Systems. .

Podcast 20: Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – With Donald H. Taylor

Talented Learning

Building up the body of data over time has really created value. don’t want their sales staff tied-up describing how things work, so they try to make that information widely available for self-service customer learning. Tips for creating a business case your board will support.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). At first blush, ecommerce seems easy, since most LMS vendors claim that it’s built into their system. Every association has some kind of association management system (AMS) in place.

Don’t Ignore Non-Dues Revenue Potential of Digital Badges!

WBT Systems

We already know that not only does eLearning provide a valuable member service , leading to higher member retention rates, it can also generate an important additional source of non-dues revenue. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Associations Have the Advantage in the Digital Badges Market

WBT Systems

54 percent of those executives say the education system doesn’t teach the skills needed for today’s workforce. WBT System’s Erin Pavane is presenting a session on digital badges next week at ORGPRO , the Michigan Society of Association Executives’ education and networking convention for professionals in the not-for-profit industry. Don’t make the mistake many colleges made—creating “supply side-driven” credentials.

What’s the Difference between Selling and Marketing eLearning?

WBT Systems

for corporate members, as a service to extend or supplement learning & development programs. Where else could you use your LMS catalog to create awareness of your learning programs? appeared first on WBT Systems.

How to Think Like a Futurist

WBT Systems

In other words, futurist thinking gives you the ability to create change in your own life and the world around you, today.”. For example, think about hobbies, products or services you use regularly, or where you live or like to vacation. The post How to Think Like a Futurist appeared first on WBT Systems. Every January, articles about trends take over the internet.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

Opportunity : A major claim made about free online courses is that they create new opportunities for learners to advance their career, or enable a career move into a new or related field, as a result of the learner developing new skills and knowledge.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

Associations create educational programming designed to fill needs unmet by more traditional educational institutions and foster social connections and professional opportunity through networking.”. For example, an association learning management system can: Attract and engage learners.

12 Ways to Add Extra Value to Your Online Courses

WBT Systems

Give students the opportunity to get their product, service, or other work related to the course content audited or reviewed by the instructor or others, for example, an audit of website usability or security, or a review of a marketing or business plan. Create alumni groups in your online community where students can share challenges, success stories, ideas, and plans for future professional development.

How to Convince Employers to Pay for Professional Development

WBT Systems

Create a “convince your boss” page for your online learning website. Consider it a public service announcement (PSA) of sorts for your industry—and association. The post How to Convince Employers to Pay for Professional Development appeared first on WBT Systems. When you’re a lifelong learner, it’s frustrating to see people in positions of power who don’t understand the value of professional development.

10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members

WBT Systems

In a world of unknowns, your members must be able to draw on their own and their employees’ curiosity and creativity to ask difficult questions and imagine future scenarios, processes, services and products, and ways to leverage technology. According to IFTF, it helps “us create unique insights critical to decision making.”. The post 10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members appeared first on WBT Systems.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

The year kicked off with lots of potential, lots of excitement in the air and lots of customers gearing up to purchase new systems, despite global economic woes. Web Conferencing – You would think that all these services would have a native app for tablets. Sum Total Systems.

CD-ROM 108

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

eLearning 24-7

Moodle - Whether you like it or not, the system still reigns supreme for free open source. With over 580 systems on the market, identifying the top systems are no easy task. The market is continuing to grow – with more systems – in the first two weeks of Feb. – another five systems debuted. Modern UI is showing up more and more in systems, which is a big plus for me. Just create it and send it my way. Elite support and service.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Watkins and Marsick (as referenced in Watkins and O’Neill (2013) ), two of the leading researchers in organizational learning, emphasized several actions as essential building blocks required to create a learning organization. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? Check out some best practices for creating eLearning content for your members. Integration with other Software Systems.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

First, create awareness in your target audiences—their awareness of the need for pursuing professional development and their awareness of the educational programs your association offers. Expeditionary marketing is envisioning and creating new markets for your educational programs before your competitors do. Don’t limit your vision to a portfolio of products and services, think instead about the portfolio of core competencies you have at hand to develop new products and services.