A welcome to Elearnity Vendor Perspectives

Clive on Learning

UK-based learning and talent analysts Elearnity have come up with a new service geared specifically to the UK and European e-learning market. Called Vendor Perspectives (slightly ironic as 'vendor' is very much a US expression, where we tend to say 'supplier') the service provides intelligence about available solutions to potential buyers in all the usual product and service categories, including custom content providers, authoring tools, learning management platforms, etc.

Marc My Words: Qualifying eLearning Vendors by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

No matter how good you are at building eLearning, sooner or later you will likely have to rely on an outside provider. But how do you separate the good vendors from the bad? Here are seven vendor qualities you should look for.

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Short of Online Course Development Time? Call an E-Learning Vendor

CommLab India

Find out the reasons an e-learning vendor will be your right choice when you do not have the time to develop online training. eLearning Design elearning vendor

Why Should You Avail the Services of an E-learning Vendor?

CommLab India

This post takes your through the benefits you gain by choosing an eLearning vendor for your projects. eLearning Design elearning vendor

Planning to Switch to eLearning? Here are Your Options!

Adobe Captivate

You have decided to switch to eLearning to meet the ever-growing training needs in your organization. eLearning Suite eLearning this week "Elearning authoring tools" eLearning Options eLearning vendors ILT to eLearning Off-the-shelf courses PowerPoint Rapid Authoring rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring toolsThat’s good, but what are the options available in that case.

Latest Trends in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

We call online learning, e-learning, not e-training, but some vendors will have you believe that “training” is the appropriate term, rather than learning. Custom Development and LMS vendors. LMS vendors – read below. LMS vendors build in-house or outsource. Back in the early years you were more likely to see vendors build their own courses, with a nice size staff and someone who had an instructional design background leading the charge.

LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

What about a payment gateway – does the LMS vendor assist you with this or do you have to find your own? Drilling down, will provide you with additional information you need to ask and know, and as a result, even when looking at a potential vendor’s site, you will be able to see what they offer in this area. A friend of mine, got a RFP template from a LMS vendor’s web site. After you have chatted with the vendors, set up your demos. Welcome, Welcome.

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Converting eLearning to mLearning? 4 Steps to Set the Wheels in Motion

Upside Learning

In our day to day interactions as eLearning vendors, we are very often asked this question – “How do I convert my legacy eLearning to mLearning?” ” Here are 4 steps to help you go through the process of converting eLearning to mLearning. Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning eLearning to mLearning

Latest E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

Each person who is working on the software, has no knowledge of the vendor’s software prior to. Email me with the subject “shootout&# and in the email write the name of the vendor. 124 vendors, inc. 1 of the 16 open source vendors that offers m-learning capabilities. 26/108 commercial vendors offer m-learning capabilities inc. Who do I like for LMS Vendors? That said, I went ahead and selected several vendors, that I like.

eLearning: About External Licensing

Your Training Edge

When your organization needs eLearning programs but doesn’t have an internal program in place, external licensing of eLearning may be a good choice. First, what is external licensing of eLearning? First, you can estimate the cost with vendors using your estimate.

Breakthrough eLearning: Vendor Lessons

Breakthrough eLearning

Bottom line, not surprisingly, is that good client-vendor relationships (whether in eLearning projects or anything else) are based on: scoping projects thoroughly being crystal clear on expectations (both sides) regular and honest communication Here is a link to the webinar recording.

5 Things to Consider While Choosing an E-learning Vendor [Infographic]

CommLab India

This blog post shares 5 aspects to consider while choosing an eLearning vendor. eLearning Design eLearning Outsourcing

Pricing Multi-Device eLearning Projects

Upside Learning

During the sales process, one of the most common questions to an eLearning vendor like us is “How do you price your custom eLearning projects?“ Most vendors would classify their eLearning output […]. eLearning Multi Device eLearning Multi Device eLearning Pricing Multi Device Pricing

Converting eLearning to mLearning (Presentation)

Upside Learning

” As an eLearning vendor, how often have you heard your clients say this, or as an organisation, have had this thought cross your mind? Mobile Learning Converting eLearning to mLearning e-Learning to m-Learning eLearning to mLearning“We are interested in moving to mLearning, but don’t know how.” Quite often than not, I bet! With a dynamically evolving technology as the base, Mobile Learning involves careful consideration and […].

When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

It’s important to realize that these can mean one thing to you and your association and something different to an eLearning vendor or instructional designer. With that said, let’s look at some common eLearning buzzwords. This is the ultimate goal of all eLearning.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch.

Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

Many of us, see e-learning vendors who put $$$ ahead of their customers. Thus, it is wonderful to see vendors who have stepped forward and said, “we care&#. “We value you&#. The Vendors (alphabetical order, followed by giveaway). Link to web site is located within the vendor’s name. If you are selected as a winner, your information will be sent to the vendor who will communicate directly with you – regarding the prize.

Toolkit: News from the Tools Front by Joe Ganci

Learning Solutions Magazine

The first seven weeks of 2012 have already brought many changes in the world of eLearning vendors and tools. Joe tries to keep you caught up on the trends, and the tools to keep an eye on as the year progresses. Management Strategies Tools

Marc My Words: Writing a Good RFP by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

We’ve all heard the phrase caveat emptor (buyer beware), but too often we ignore it when selecting an eLearning vendor. An RFP is an invitation to the vendor to propose work according to criteria you set. One way to protect yourself is to write a solid request for proposal (RFP). Here’s how to write an RFP that protects you and your project outcome. Development Strategies Management Project Management

2017 Brandon Hall Awards Ceremony: An Elegant Evening

Web Courseworks

Attendees consisted of a who’s who of top eLearning vendors and Fortune 500 company Learning and Development managers. Industry Insights Brandon Hall conference elearning award Jon Aleckson professional development quality improvement Technology Web Courseworks

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.

6 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an E-learning Vendor [Infographic]

CommLab India

If you have decided to outsource your e-learning courses to a custom e-learning solutions provider, the next step is to choose a reliable vendor. But the problem is choosing the right vendor as there are many companies who claim to do justice to your investment in e-learning projects.

Tinder for Outsourcing Vendors

eLearning Brothers

To that end, selecting and building a relationship with your vendors is a lot like building a relationship in your personal life. More or less, you want the same things from your business vendors. Unfortunately, selecting a suitable vendor is a lot like using Tinder.

How the Wrong E-learning Vendor Affects Training ROI

CommLab India

Get to know the impact on your bank balance due to a wrong eLearning vendor. eLearning Design eLearning Solutions

Four Reasons to Outsource Your E-learning

CommLab India

It is better to outsource your eLearning training rather than have an expensive in-house developer/development team. Like I mentioned earlier, when you hire a vendor who specializes in eLearning projects, you tap into their skill sets and knowledge.

Picking a focus for our eLearning agency

eLearning Architect

In this article, I will explain why choosing a focus is the next logical step in developing our eLearning business. I began to work with another eLearning developer who shared the responsibility of creating the content. Today I am running a small, lean, eLearning development agency.

8 Authentic Tips for New eLearning Professionals

Cinecraft

When I started working at Cinécraft, I was totally new to eLearning. I had no experience writing courses or using eLearning-specific development tools. Here are eight recommendations, based on my experience as a new eLearning professional at a national eLearning vendor.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design.

In case you missed it – 2012 according to Clive on Learning

Clive on Learning

Blame it on the dog food * January A welcome to Elearnity Vendor Perspectives Digital Learning Content: A Designer's Guide iBooks Author: Any relevance for learning in the workplace? Before I take a break for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2012. I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly signifiant from my point of view.

The Real Killer Feature in Apple iBooks Author is Preview

mLearning Revolution

Here’s what I tweeted about it this morning as it pertains to eLearning development tools, but it really applies to anyone developing mobile content: Hope Rapid #eLearning Vendors (i.e. Apple iBooks , Author , mLearning , eLearning , Techcomm.

Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

As part of the holidays, these vendors have joined together with E-Learning 24/7 and present (no pun intended) a holiday giveaway. The Vendors (alphabetical order, followed by giveaway). Link to web site is located within the vendor’s name. If you are selected as a winner, your information will be sent to the vendor who will communicate directly with you – regarding the prize. In one case, the vendor will be mailing the prize to you.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

Sometimes it is a result of the vendor, other times it is a failure of due diligence on the part of the soon to be customer. The vendor’s salesperson tells you want you want to hear. I expect nothing less from the vendor. If the vendor offers a couple of solutions, not all of those clients are going to be using the same solution – so who is using the solution like me? At one time, vendors were honest, stating “white papers&# as marketing materials.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. 28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab. Vendors are listed from all over the world. List includes Lite LMSs – which is a new trend and LMS vendors who enable you only to upload their course content i.e. content created in their products into their system. They do not allow you to use any other 3rd party rapid content authoring tool vendor.