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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The Benefits of a Request for Proposal (RFP)

dVinci Interactive

So, now is the time to find a partner to assist with consulting and planning, content development or eLearning technology implementation. Selecting an eLearning partner begins with defining your needs and assessing the strengths of your internal team.

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8 Tips To Define The Scope Of Your Corporate eLearning Project Before An LMS Consult

eLearning Industry

To answer these questions, you need to conduct an in-depth corporate eLearning project analysis. In this article, I share 8 tips to determine the scope of your corporate eLearning project so that you can get the full benefit from an LMS consult. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS SelectionWhich features should you look for in your next LMS?

7 Tips To Estimate The Ideal Number Of Users To Get A More Accurate LMS Consulting

eLearning Industry

Before you enlist the aid of a trained LMS consultant, you need to know how many users you must accommodate. This article features 7 top tips to estimate the ideal number of users and get a more accurate LMS consulting. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection LMS Vendors

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

eLearning Industry

Free consultation is a beautiful thing, because it saves you money and gives you a game plan. In this article, I discuss 5 ways to vet LMS vendors after employing free LMS consulting services. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection LMS VendorsNow that you have a list of recommendations, how do you find the right people to work with?

LMS Software Selection Process: 7 Notable Benefits Of Using LMS Consulting Services

eLearning Industry

Are you thinking about enlisting the aid of an experienced LMS consultant to guide you through the LMS selection process? This article features 7 notable benefits of using LMS consulting services to find a system that offers the best value for money. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems LMS Evaluation LMS RFI LMS RFP LMS Selection

RFPs SUCK: Lessons for eLearning Managers

Web Courseworks

Individuals with careers in eLearning often started out as educational technologists or programmers, writers or creative educators. The new book is succinct, well organized, and full of useful tips if you are tasked with either creating or responding to an RFP. If your job is to write the RFP, hopefully you can avoid the ten dumbest RFP questions. The importance of assembling a team to respond to the RFP.

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You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

As learning systems consultants , we’ve seen our share of organizations abandon LMS platforms that once seemed like ideal solutions. Even if you haven’t relied on a consultant for LMS selection , it’s critical to put an independent advisor on your side now.

I Need an LMS. Where Do I Start?

Experiencing eLearning

Five Tips and an RFP Template : Choosing the Right LMS is another article from Learning Solutions Magazine with tips for selecting the right LMS. Even if you don’t plan to do a formal RFP, this template can help you think about questions you should be asking.

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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. eLearning trends.

The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. This interview will take a closer look at John’s background in eLearning management and success.

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The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. He is also an LMS selection consultant and eLearning industry blogger focused on helping organizations plan and implement technology strategies that support extended enterprise learning. This interview will take a closer look at John’s background in eLearning management and success.

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Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

I recently completed an extensive LMS Feasibility Study, a project I wrote about in my previous article “ LMS implementation without frustration ” and that I discussed in my eLearning Case Study. Lessons for the RFP process. Providing a single source of access to eLearning materials.

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Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

This whitepaper assists you in understanding the pieces involved with the eLearning puzzle, from the basic requirements to the pros and cons of various options. These skills are primarily related to project management, the most important of which is the knowledge and skill necessary to prepare a good request for proposal (RFP). This inaccuracy or vagueness must be avoided in your RFP if you want good competitive bids.

LMS implementation without frustration

Petra Mayer

Provide specific recommendations for the RFP process. As this was an RFI process, this exercise will need to be repeated during the RFP stage. System Implementation Consultants. Be sure to get a good understanding of this during the RFP phase to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. When to issue an RFP (or not).

Stop Evaluating Training!

Upside Learning

"So how do you evaluate the success of eLearning that you create?" " As a learning solutions vendor, I’ve been asked this question countless times and have also encountered it in many an RFP. eLearning

Moodle Services Provider – How would you Choose the Right One?

Paradiso

Moodle, one of the leading open source platforms used worldwide by numerous schools, colleges, universities, government organizations, charities and corporates alike, is an eLearning platform that has endless possibilities. Draft a good RFP (Request for Proposal).

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Of the 15 episodes we produced this year, these three sessions attracted the most listeners: #3 Interpreting Global eLearning Trends – with Donald H. As consultants, we’ve seen far too many situations where buyers neglected this step, with disastrous results.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

You can add consulting as a premium upsell or provide a digital badge or certification as an enticement to purchase more than one course. Typically, learning professionals use Articulate Storyline or another third-party tool to author self-paced, asynchronous elearning courses.

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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.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Typically, this is done through a “Request-for-Information” (RFI) process or through a “Request-for-Proposal” (RFP). Costs for consultants hired to support the project. Consulting (additional cost for consulting and implementation – may be included in licensing fee).

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Break it down! (No it’s not Hammer Time! Yet)

eLearning 24-7

Actually, I do blame: Vendors who still post RFP templates on their site – which by the way tend to be geared towards themselves. Organizations who recommend the value of RFPs and either have a link to an RFP template or how to do a RFP. Some Linkedin groups who retort to folks asking about RFPs, that they should do a RFP – stop telling them that! RFP reality – And no, Jeff Probst is not your host. During the past 14.5

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Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]

TalentLMS

A good blog can be a window to a whole industry, and the eLearning industry is no exception. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015. If you are a frequent reader of elearning blogs, just like we are, then you have definitely visited one or more of the following blogs and probably follow them on Twitter as well! Who are the most influential eLearning bloggers to follow in 2015?

Free Webinar: Select Your Ideal Learning Management System

Adobe Captivate

The session will be hosted by eLearning Industry and sponsored by Adobe. You don’t need a fancy LMS consultant or an expensive report to find your learning technology platform. Assemble a Request for Proposal (RFP) that you can provide to prospective vendors in order to create a functional comparison. The post Free Webinar: Select Your Ideal Learning Management System appeared first on eLearning.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. Achieving true competitive separation is only possible with old-fashioned, highly-responsive, consultative, solution selling and demoing.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

As an LMS analyst and consultant, I hear that question all the time. Learn more in our webinar replay: Choosing Your Next LMS: How to Kickstart the Process with an Independent Consultant. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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

Talented Learning

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. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

Because LMS buyers are now including GDPR compliance in their RFP requirements, learning systems vendors can no longer ignore it. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience. In January, I outlined “ 18 LMS trends to watch in 2018.”

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

At this stage, it’s appropriate to consider recommendations from industry blogs, research reports, professional colleagues and consultants. Choosing Your Next LMS: How to Kickstart the Process with an Independent Consultant. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Fill out the form below to contact us for a free preliminary consultation. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. Somehow I made it through more than 3 years without reviewing Adobe Captivate Prime LMS.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Fill out the form below to contact us for a free preliminary consultation. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs.

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How long does it take to select an LMS?

Tony Karrer

I may even be the person he's talking about in his post as the other consultant, but I'm not quite sure. Some other posts around LMS: LMS RFP LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated LMS Selection Team and Stakeholders LMS Selection Process LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Learning Management Systems (LMS) Gotchas Tracking Without an LMS LMS Dissatisfaction on the Rise Do You WANT an LMS? I saw a post by Bryan Chapman discussing how long it takes to select an LMS.

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The potential pitfalls of a custom LMS solution

LearnUpon

I’ve seen these scenarios and sometimes when I read through a set of requirements or an RFP I am the first to say “This company needs a custom build, no LMS will do all of this off the shelf”. It is nearly 13 years since I started working in the LMS space.