WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

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For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. WBT Systems team recognized for industry-leading skills.

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

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Linda is Chief Technology Officer at WBT Systems , a Dublin-based software company that focuses exclusively on association learning and certification solutions. And of course, your systems must be flexible enough to support whatever business rules you choose.

Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

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The most effective solutions may emerge from lifelong learning initiatives based on micro-credentials. Join Talented Learning CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh, and WBT Systems CTO, Linda Bowers, as they explore six digital badge fundamentals.

Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

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WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the ASI Europe Insight Day hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI), October 19, 2016. WBT Systems has been has been helping Associations to build and improve their education and certification programs for over 20 years.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

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Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook. These posts explored the unique requirements of associations in delivering online education programs, and outlined how an association learning management system differs from a corporate LMS. appeared first on WBT Systems.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

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Now you might think, of course a learning management system vendor is going to recommend investing in learning technology, but we are not talking about sales! The post New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology appeared first on WBT Systems.

How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations

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Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems. Develop effective pricing and marketing strategies. Integrate core learning systems with CRM platforms and other operational applications. How can your organization expand online learning reach?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

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I’m sure most of your listeners are familiar with the ADDIE instructional systems design model. For example, we use Storyline to create courses in SCORM format for our learning management system. On the systems side, you mentioned Storyline and Captivate.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

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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.

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Innovative LMS Features: Real or Hype?

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One thing you can count on from learning systems – there’s never a lack of new LMS features to grab your attention. So, with that in mind, let’s define some of the most buzzworthy new features available in extended enterprise learning systems.

Don’t Undervalue Association Training Programs!

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Online learning that is engaging and delivers important educational messages is every bit as powerful and effective as attending a classroom training event, so don’t be afraid to charge good money for it. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

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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.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

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We have also posted in the past about how to successfully market your association learning management system to appeal to members and potential members. appeared first on WBT Systems.

Association LMS Buying Companion

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Many are designed to help associations educate their members more effectively and to develop an ecommerce training business. This on-demand webinar explains the top 10 features association decision makers should evaluate when selecting a learning management system.

Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

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” Implementing these “connection programs” could have several positive effects for your association including raising your profile and relevance in the industry and increasing member satisfaction.

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

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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.

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

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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.

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LMS Vendor Relationships: Food for Thought

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Discussing your requirements openly with a good LMS vendor, especially if you are looking to upgrade from your current LMS, need to integrate with other systems, or have unique requirements, can lead to a very productive and mutually beneficial relationship.

LMS Gamification: Are We Having Fun Yet?

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It’s not about playing games in a learning management system. In other words, it’s about tools and techniques that work together in a LMS to create a more engaging and effective learning experience. Sales channel contests are also popular and effective.

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

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And what does it mean for your learning systems roadmap ? ” Instead, they say it’s more effective to embrace AI for its ability to augment human decision making and interactions. The post AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Summer School? No, time to evaluate LMS performance

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However, the summertime is a great time to evaluate your current learning management system and the training courses your organization offers. Effective course material keeps learners coming back for more. (2) Is your learning management system performing the way it was intended?

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

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Although LXPs can coexist with talent management systems, talent management vendors are becoming wary of being eclipsed by LXP upstarts, so they’re starting to enhance their user experience with native functionality that is more mobile, social, collaborative and useful.

Why the Growing Interest in CRM Solutions for Associations?

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There’s been a growing interest in association management systems (AMS) built on top of customer relationship management (CRM) platforms that track this type of engagement, like Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics. Wes Trochlil, founder of Effective Database Management, may have put his finger on why associations that practice inbound marketing are also investing in these CRM solutions : “In effect, CRM is not functionality or a technology; it is a strategy and philosophy.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

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A report from AFCEA International details that increasingly organizations, including associations, are purchasing cloud-based resources and services, such as learning management systems. Integrations between Systems become Crucial.

Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

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We’ve got Higher Logic on the mind this week because WBT Systems is a Silver Sponsor of the Higher Logic Super Forum from October 15 to October 17 in Arlington, Virginia. They soon realize they’re all in it together and can rely on their mutual support system when having trouble. It facilitates a more effective and enjoyable learning experience by helping students apply what they’ve learned, retain knowledge, and develop relationships.

Want to Sell More Content? Put More Lines in the Water

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Below are eight ways you can increase total catch from the same piece of content using a specialized ecommerce learning management system as your technology backbone. The most effective solutions may emerge from lifelong learning initiatives based on digital credentials.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

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Learning management systems and customer relationship management share a symbiotic relationship — yet they serve very different purposes. If you look through the lens of LogicBay , a learning management system should operate more like a partner relationship management system.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

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Learning management systems didn’t die. WBT Systems. . Customer LMSs could be called “Learning Marketing Systems” because there is a deep level capability that typically resides in marketing – not training departments. WBT Systems. . WBT Systems.

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

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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! This is a very effective way of increasing course uptake and maximizing the non-dues revenue potential.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). In other words, they should be mobile, social , global, gamified , effective and highly accessible at the learner’s convenience. Linda Bowers, CTO, WBT Systems.

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

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” In other words, sometimes when we see developments on your side of the Atlantic, there’s a ripple effect around the world. WELCOME TO EPISODE 20 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

How to Motivate Certification Candidates

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WBT Systems will be exhibiting at the ICE Exchange and listening in on conversations about credentialing, but we thought we’d start one first here about motivating certification candidates. Pink provides scientific support for his assertion that the most effective motivation comes from inside—it’s intrinsic, not extrinsic. Provide a support system to motivate certification candidates.

What If Your Association Can’t Afford an Instructional Designer?

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Among the many benefits of outsourcing instructional design is their expertise in creating courses that provide engaging and effective learning experiences. appeared first on WBT Systems. Great news: you got the go-ahead to offer a new online course. Now, the bad news: you didn’t get the budget to hire a professional to design and develop the course. What are your options if your association can’t afford an instructional designer? At least, we’ll save money…or will we?

Flipped Learning Increases the Value of Conference Education

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Everyone knows that sitting in an audience listening passively to a speaker is not an effective way for adults to learn, yet that’s still the norm at many conferences and educational events. We’ve been hearing and reading for years that lectures are not an effective format for adult learning yet that’s still the default format for many conference sessions. Learning is spaced and effective.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

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He describes the differences between the most commonly used tools as follows: A learning management system (LMS) is an administrative and registration tool. A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) typically is an LMS to which the LMS vendor has added an authoring tool.

How to Convince Employers to Pay for Professional Development

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The National Center on the Educational Quality of the Workforce found that an increase in a workforce’s education level was far more effective at increasing productivity than an increase in the value of equipment. 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.

Debunking Learning Myths: 12 Facts About Adult Learning

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Now, you can concentrate on all the other factors that go into effective instructional design. Quizzing yourself, not rereading, is a more effective way to learn. The post Debunking Learning Myths: 12 Facts About Adult Learning appeared first on WBT Systems. If you make your living in the lifelong learning business, you don’t want to rely on obsolete information to do your job.

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