Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

Making Sense of LMS License Models. Throughout the last month, I’ve reviewed 12 RFP responses for 3 different LMS business scenarios: association learning, commercial training and corporate channel/customer education. Preventing LMS License Model Misalignment.

Online Customer Training: Behind the Surge in Specialized Learning Systems

Talented Learning

Online customer training is experiencing a renaissance of sorts, as companies large and small discover its tremendous untapped value. 56% use more product features. 87% use products more independently. After all, who knows more about a product or service than its source?

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LMS: External Customer Service

Your Training Edge

A Learning Management System can be a valuable tool for not only your internal customers, but also your external customers. Do you have clients or customers who purchase your products or services, such as machines, software, or business processes?

Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality. Text-to-Speech Examples In this post, we will look more closely at costs of Text-to-Speech and issues around TTS Voice Licensing and Pricing.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

If you follow my LMS trends updates , you know that customer training is where the action is. Here’s why: When you buy a product or service, the faster you learn how it helps you achieve your goals, the more successful your customer experience will be.

Better Productivity with Raptivity: A Story of Customer Centricity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

It is no different with product design. You design products in a flash of inspiration, and keep making them better by listening to your customers. release is full of productivity features that are based on ideas that come straight from the trenches. Raptivity now shows helpful information such as recommended image size, sound bit rate, video format, size, frame rate etc alongside the customization window.

Podcast 15: Tying Training to Customer Success – With Barry Kelly of Thought Industries

Talented Learning

EPISODE 15 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: I’m excited for today’s discussion because it focuses on one of my favorite topics – customer learning strategies and technologies. Customer training directly influences product adoption and ultimately, customer success.

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

Talented Learning

In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. Volume-based SaaS licensing models are the primary driver.

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Custom or Pre-Packaged ELearning?

LearnDash

If you are implementing an elearning program at your organization, you will ultimately be faced with the decision to custom create your courses, or to purchase some pre-packaged solution. These relatively universal topics don’t need to be customized that much, if at all.

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Customer Spotlight: How Itential Grew Customer Training Attendance by 2x with Virtual Labs

Appsembler

Launched in 2014, they are experiencing rapid growth with 2017 being a record year for new investments, personnel, and key product developments. More often than not, delivering in-person training to your customers is time intensive, cost intensive and budget intensive.

Podcast Episode 2: Linking Customer Training and Business Success – With Sandi Lin

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’ll be interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and more. KEY TAKEAWAYS: What drives organizations to invest in customer training initiatives?

Adobe Captivate – Why Pay For It At All?

Adobe Captivate

Perpetual License. Like the student and teacher pricing, a regular perpetual license is what you get when you pay a single lump sum for a software title. You can exchange these points for complimentary licenses of your favorite eLearning software from Adobe.

Readymade Course or Custom eLearning Development – When to Choose What?

Enyota Learning

When you are looking to implement an eLearning strategy in your organization, you will inevitably face the decision of either choosing a bunch of readymade courses or developing a custom eLearning program. They are ideal for providing generic eLearning content: from safety training to basic product information, soft skills to compliance training. In the end, there isn’t a formula to help you decide when to use a readymade course and when to go for custom eLearning development.

Monetization, Production, Growth, and Advertising for Course Creators, Coaches, and Consultants with Michael Greenberg

LifterLMS

We dive into monetization, production, growth, and advertising for course creators, coaches, and consultants with Michael Greenberg in this episode of LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. The authority marketing playbook is mostly about customer research and positioning.

How Do You Find an LMS That Nails Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

Now, companies large and small are extending education programs to customers, channel partners and others outside traditional corporate boundaries. Revenues come from annual software fees, based on the number of users in customer organizations and the products they license.

Online training practices destined to increase employee productivity

eFront

Increased productivity has been a constant goal for modern economies ever since the early days of the Industrial Revolution. These days, on the other hand, well into the era of the Knowledge Economy, increased productivity mostly means working smarter.

Create individual learning experiences for your customers, partners or teams

LearnUpon

Our new User Interface allows you to show your commitment to your customers, partners, or even your internal teams by creating a learning environment that is individually branded and configured to meet their needs. Custom branding. You may want to customize the experience of each.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

Monday, July 13, 2009 Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. Product knowledge training creates major challenge for organizations, including: Keeping content up to date: products change rapidly. Keeping it short and focused: sales people who need product knowledge information work in challenging, fast paced and often noisy retail environments.

Employee Training Software: 18 Keys to Finding the Best Product for You

Pract.us

Take a look at these 18 key considerations before you go shopping, and you’ll be sure to find the right product for your needs. Short, custom training modules work better on mobile than long videos or web classes. Choose a product that’s easy to customize for your needs.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

An advanced Training Ops product for organizations that run training as a business. Productized integrations, with about 20 third-party applications, including Webex, GotoWebinar, Salesforce, Shopify, Dropbox, ADP and MailChimp. Product: Litmos LMS. Customer learning.

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Setting up a Branded Portal for Customer Training

LearnUpon

Have a great product or service that you know adds value, but sometimes you feel that your customers are not getting the best out of it? Do you think your customer onboarding process could be more efficient? You need a customer training portal!

10 Questions to Consider When Selecting A Custom eLearning Content Provider

Obsidian Learning

You want your learners to be satisfied with the end product, but you also want your own team satisfied with the overall process. Will I have everything I need to maintain the end product? Photo by Mike Enerio on Unsplash.

Product Review: GeoLearning GeoMaestro

eLearning 24-7

Integration with WebEx (separate license required). Training & Customer Support. First you have to purchase a separate license, which you can do own your own or have GeoLearning do it for you (always a better option). There are better ones out there (and you can use them with GeoMaestro), that understand that not everyone is an instructional designer or has those skill sets to really utilize the product.

How can we help you? Customer Service at TechSmith

TechSmith Camtasia

Here at TechSmith we pride ourselves in our Customer Service. If you have ever called for assistance with an order or license key retrieval, we hope that you had a positive experience. Read our FAQ on license and software keys in the support center.

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. And if you can separate out roles that don’t require having a license of the authoring tool, you can save money by buying fewer licenses. Custom Programmer (helps with special programming requirements outside of the rapid development tool, such as a JavaScript programmer).

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What exactly is Software Customization and why is it important for your eLearning platform?

Academy of Mine

Unless you made the large financial investment of having your own proprietary platform developed from the ground up, chances are that you use an out-of-the-box eLearning platform solution that is licensed to you (and also many other companies!) What exactly is Software Customization?

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education. Ultimately, professionals are responsible for maintaining their own license or certification.

How to Convert Your Content into Paid Learning

Thought Industries

If your organization already has ample content on hand -- from whitepapers, webinars, the customer support knowledgebase, new product specifications and documentation and similar materials -- it could be time to consider converting those resources into a revenue stream.

Podcast 9: Association LMS Trends – With Linda Bowers of WBT Systems

Talented Learning

Because Linda spends much of her time gathering intelligence and feedback directly from customers, we often compare notes about industry issues and opportunities. Selling content to corporate customers through volume licensing is one increasingly popular approach.

Extended Enterprise Learning Systems: Shifting Into High Gear

Talented Learning

Because the marketplace is finally starting to see the upside of educating customers , channel partners , franchisees , contractors and others outside traditional organizational boundaries. For instance, think about customer education. Every company has customers.

The potential pitfalls of a custom LMS solution

LearnUpon

That time has been split between working on customized LMS implementations (about 8 years) and cloud-based LMS solutions during my time with LearnUpon. Reasons to choose a custom LMS. Pitfalls of a custom LMS solution. Customizations.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

Here is how it works – the basics that is: Reports run against the real-time transactional DB (each customer has their own DB instance). Custom courses (created by the end user) are uploaded, tested and on-going updates (especially with the 3rd party content). Kodak embraced them to a point, but kept their initial camera products. 1,000 users – 30K or a perpetual license for 60K – for 1,000 users.

3 Types of Custom eLearning Courses

Designing Digitally

Many organizations prefer custom elearning courses over pre-built content. Both kinds of elearning have their pros and cons, but custom courses have been gaining recent popularity. Since it is customized, all aspects of budget, content, audience, and so on are taken into consideration.

Why invest in customized content development?

Designing Digitally

It’s the same thing when we have to choose between pre-built e-learning courses and custom made content. Scenarios can be customized. Customized courses provide the option of customizing the scenarios based on industry specific examples.

Podcast 23: Open Source LMS Advantages – With Lars Hyland of Totara

Talented Learning

The primary advantage of an open source LMS is flexibility, so you can customize, modify and scale learning solutions as your business needs change. . We provide that support to our partners , who then innovate and provide personalized, customized service to their customers.