3 Critical Questions To Ask A Learning Technology Vendor

Docebo

L2 and L3 support (this type of support is managed by the learning platform vendor). Regardless of the learning technology solution you implement, it’s important to ensure that your SaaS learning platform vendor can support integrations.

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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.

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LMS Vendors: How to Select the Right Vendor for your Goals

Hurix Digital

Organizations generally prefer to outsource their LMS requirements to vendors or service providers, mainly because it saves them time and money and also because they do not have an in-house IT team to design, build and maintain a custom solution.

Top 5 Highly Discussed eLearning Trends So Far

Swift eLearning Services

So, to catchup with the technology, eLearning vendors accustom these changes in the technology to provide the learners the best learning experience. As time goes, in the field of eLearning industry new trends will take place or any new updations take place in the existing technology.

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

Talented Learning

Nearly 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s LMS marketplace. These LMS vendors range from global software companies to tiny cloud vendors. Cloud technology has lowered the barrier of market entry for LMS vendors. LMS Vendor examples in each type.

The 7 Secrets to Being a Rockstar Vendor

eLearning Brothers

Our very own Bill West, executive director of custom services at eLearning Brothers, teamed up with Frank Glover, senior learning strategist for Pacific Gas & Electric, for this insightful discussion on the eLearning Rockstars stage at DevLearn 2017. What’s it take to be a Rockstar Vendor?

A bad case of “vendor Stockholm syndrome”!

Jane Hart

A couple of delegates were sitting in the cafe area discussing my presentation. I thought you might like to hear this amusing little conversation I overheard at the conference I was speaking at yesterday.

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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.

Learning System Vendors Support Ratings

eLearning 24-7

There has never been an accurate number of how many learning system vendors actually have a training department, let alone trainers who provide said training, or customer education. Every vendor will state to you, if asked, how great is their support. However, behind the scenes, some of those vendors who say we are above 90%, are well, lying ( I can find no easy way to say this). Not every vendor has bad or average support. It asks for metrics from the vendor.

Vendor Selection Tips for Corporate Sales Training

Training Industry

We are also seeing continued strength in the custom content development space as it pertains to salesforce development, so understanding what to look for in a vendor should be top of mind for training professionals.

How to Get What You Want from Vendors

CLO Magazine

Should technology malfunction or no longer serve its purpose, it would be seamlessly replaced with the help of an honest, easy-to-work-with vendor. In the process of purchasing learning technology from a vendor, learning leaders often forget to ask the most important questions.

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

eLearning Industry

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 VendorsFree consultation is a beautiful thing, because it saves you money and gives you a game plan. Now 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 to Write a Winning RFP to Hire the Best E-learning Vendor

CommLab India

Have you, as a training manager or L&D professional, shortlisted e-learning vendors to develop customized learning solutions for your organization? The first vendor proposed a simple e-learning solution with a set of multiple choice questions for assessments, at a cost of $20,000.

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Identifying an eLearning Translation Vendor: 5 Useful Pointers

CommLab India

Use the questions discussed in this blog to select the right partner. To ensure eLearning translation is successful, it is important that the process be handled by experts skilled in translation and developing the translated eLearning.

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. Would you trust your car with a mechanic who says, “We’ll take it from here,” without any discussion?

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How to choose an external e-learning vendor ?

Ideaon

Interaction with a prospective vendor can show and shed more light than reading up about them or viewing their work online. What skills does the e-learning vendor offer? Are the skills that the vendor brings, something that is complementary to your team? Pick up the hints.

Y R Some Vendors confused about e-learning?

eLearning 24-7

Are there vendors in the e-learning space who lack basic understanding around e-learning? Lastly, if the vendors, organizations and firms whose whole background, expertise and existence is tied to e-learning and they themselves are not fully understanding it, does this bode well for the industry as a whole? (I’ll I could educate folks there or have a meeting to discuss the town’s Memorial Day parade. Right now I am questioning everything about anything.

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. Along the way, I have seen more than 100 salespeople from multiple vendors compete to win legitimate business opportunities. LMS Vendor Sales Tips.

Converting Flash Courses to HTML5? 5 Tips to Select the Right Vendor

CommLab India

Consider the factors discussed in this post to partner with the right vendor and make the best use of your legacy courses. Choosing the right vendor will give a new lease of life to your old courses!

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn.

Learn-WiseGo Exhibiting at the Vendor Credentialing Fall Summit!

Learn-Wise

From October 25 th to 26th the Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing will be hosting the Vendor Credentialing Fall Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Magnifi Group will have the pleasure of representing the future of vendor credentialing as an exhibitor. The Summit will focus on improving and implementing nationally recognized vendor credentialing standards that will reduce overall expenses, extra work and unused labor.

LMS Vendor Relationships: Food for Thought

WBT Systems

What is your LMS vendor serving up for your Professional Learners? But how can a good relationship with your LMS vendor help you to deliver the best quality education for your learners? But the best vendors will be able to go a step further.

Acton MBA Sims & Games: A Discussion with Clark Aldrich

Web Courseworks

For complete disclosure purposes, my company Web Courseworks is one of the vendors for the Acton Foundation, and Clark Aldrich has provided consulting services for Acton in the past.

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.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

On 11-18-2010, I was part of an online panel discussing whether the LMS as we know it is dead and if not, what is the evolution of the LMS. In that discussion, each of us covered various avenues and in a couple of topics all commented. It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves.

How Important Is Customer Support to Enterprise-Level LMS Licensors?

AbaraLMS

This article discusses the importance of LMS customer support in the books of enterprise-level LMS licensors (vendors) and how that affects the user! The SaaS world for long has ignored customer services. Basic after sales services are part and parcel of every product.

Does Your Custom E-learning Vendor Cater to Your Product Sales Training Needs?

CommLab India

Finding an eLearning vendor who can take care of your product training needs is a task in itself, because when you begin to explore the eLearning market, you will find dozens who will claim to know just what you need, but just a handful really know what you need and how to deliver it.

eLearning Business Alternatives - Good Discussion

Tony Karrer

An interesting conversation is starting around this month's big question - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? Tom Haskins is telling us that we had better: Leave a clean corpse Now that I have pictured ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors as obsolete, the question remains how long their customers will pretend the world has not already changed this dramatically. Looking back at my posts Disruptive Changes in Learning and Content Vendor Value - this is really a WOW topic.

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. Once you’ve decided you need help outside of your organization, remember that the next step is not to find a vendor, but the right partner for your organization. We are always happy to discuss the following with you: Project and performance needs.

Benefits and Potential Drawbacks of External eLearning

Your Training Edge

Again, as we discussed on the benefits and obstacles to developing internally, your role is to determine where the greatest benefit lies. But as we are discussing external licensing, remember that it can be a temporary approach. Then the vendor provides you with reports on completions.

The Agile Software Vendor (Part 2 – Writing Good User Stories)

Xyleme

In our first post on agile development from January ([link] we discussed the basics of the Agile software development process and why it is good for software vendors and their customers. This article looks at what makes a good User Story – the core of defining requirements. What exactly is a User Story? User Stories are simply requirements. But, as with everything in Agile, we both simplify and specify the process.

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LMS: Further Due Diligence

Your Training Edge

You can probably take a deep breath after your selection of LMS vendors has been made. First, let’s discuss contracts. But you most certainly want to review the contracts yourself, especially if the legal counsel was not involved in vendor selection.

Don’t Deprive Your Remote Vendors of Continuous ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

It is also used by remote vendors such as distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers. So, how can you ensure your remote vendors are not deprived of continuous ERP end-user training? Here are 4 ways you can ensure your remote vendors are continuously trained on the ERP system.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

On 11-18-2010, I was part of an online panel discussing whether the LMS as we know it is dead and if not, what is the evolution of the LMS. In that discussion, each of us covered various avenues and in a couple of topics all commented. It was within these comments, that afterwords, I decided to expand a bit plus identify other areas that I see, LMS vendors must explore – which they have not yet done so, to re-energize themselves.

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? As a content vendor providing training (Instructor Led or eLearning), you are naturally having to compete with each person's ability to find information via a Google search or through access to a service like Safari (which makes all of the O'Reilly books fully searchable).

eLearning: About External Licensing

Your Training Edge

Let’s take a basic look at external licensing, as well as discuss what you’ll need to create your eLearning program using this approach. These vendors, in turn, host the learning, deliver it to your organization, and manage the content for you.

Making Learning Evaluation Work – Lessons from Marketing. 1st Panel Discussion Webinar -Sept 29

Learning Cafe

We have a new addition to the Learning Cafe- a panel discussion webinar ! I am quite excited about this addition as it allows an opportunity for learning professionals to hear and discuss learning issues, challenges and trends. Of course it follows the basic tenet of Learning Cafe – No sales or vendor messaging ! As mentioned no sales or vendor messaging. Pure discussion focussed on developing learning capability.