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. The “Extended Enterprise” Worldview. EXTENDED ENTERPRISE LMS AUDIENCES.

How to Choose the Right LMS? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

If you need advice about learning technology (especially for extended enterprise needs), submit your question here. Also, because the extended enterprise space is so diverse, we research a broader spectrum of technologies than other LMS analysts. REPLAY THIS FREE WEBINAR NOW!

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Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

As requirements for these solutions grew more sophisticated and clients increasingly served outward-facing audiences, I started specializing in how to make training available across extended enterprise environments. So this kind of extended enterprise content solution is a hybrid.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Monday, May 1, 2017, 11AM – 12PAM PT: Designing for Memory (Free for ATD members) When building something, it's helpful to know your constraints before you get started. Align your online and offline enterprise-wide learning initiatives to skill, upskill and reskill your employees.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

If you’re hanging out indoors these days, why not check out a free webinar or two? Free for ATD members) Do you ever wonder what hiring managers are looking for in talent development professionals? So what are the right questions to ask in a video platform RFP?

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

So as you prepare for what’s ahead, join me as I reflect on topics that mattered most to the extended enterprise learning community in 2018. 3 For LMS Vendors: Why It Pays to Wake Up to Extended Enterprise Learning. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? And why is open source gaining momentum as a foundation for extended enterprise learning ?

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LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

Here was my assessment at that time: Docebo is an excellent option for your first or second internal or extended enterprise LMS. Three years ago, this vendor was happy to gobble up even the smallest LMS customers who educated and sold themselves via a free trial.

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LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

Finally, I reordered the list to reflect the priorities of today’s extended enterprise market. Their solutions work and they’re making a measurable difference in every kind of extended enterprise scenario you can imagine.

Cornerstone-Saba Acquisition: What Does it Mean for LMS Customers?

Talented Learning

3) Increased Cash Flow : By eliminating duplication, Cornerstone expects to free-up enough funds to pay-off the acquisition debt, with plenty of extra cash available for additional investments to grow the business. 3) What About Extended Enterprise? When to issue an RFP (or not).

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

but after four years of nonstop blogging, webinars, research and reviews, we have attracted a following of tens of thousands of extended enterprise learning fans and practitioners from around the globe. 1 How to Succeed at Extended Enterprise Education.

Step right up to the LMS Sideshow

eLearning 24-7

Best of all, its free. I am passing around my hat, feel free to drop tens and twenties in. If you are interested in seeing the basics, then check out my LMS RFP template. Anyway, the better systems have either all those features within my LMS RFP template or nearly all – with print out sheets, define capacity, auto perform conflict checking as the most common ones, vendors may not have in their system. . Hello, hello, hello! Come over and see the show.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

The vendors were competing for two unique, extended enterprise LMS opportunities. After receiving the vendor RFP responses and confirming we were only evaluating highly qualified partner options, we invited the four vendors in each opportunity onsite to present their company and solution.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

15 Business Turns Up the Volume On Extended Enterprise Learning. We’ve analyzed results from LMS vendors who publish outcomes of their customers’ extended enterprise learning initiatives. Across the learning community, we see stronger interest in extended enterprise solutions.

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Five Ways to Buy an LMS You Will Hate!

Talented Learning

Download one of many free LMS RFP templates, and you can quickly have 1000 “must have” requirements that you will never use – and 3 “nice to have” future requirements. So they send the RFP to too few or too many.

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Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

Well, we fit into the extended enterprise learning space by focusing on the customer education segment. Right… Azuqua goes even further, with an enterprise-grade platform or iPaaS ( integration platform as a service ). They needed to streamline their RFP response process.

Wait. What? I can buy an LMS with a credit card?

Janet Clarey

specific vertical markets like healthcare, unique needs like extended enterprise learning, and specialized delivery methods like mobile). And remember even “free” solutions have a cost (support, documentation, add-ons, etc.). Evaluate the system against your use case(s) not just an RFP response or demo. Yes, Intellum can crank out an RFP response if that’s what you require (and you’ll find a wealth of info in that link). Uncategorized Intellum LMS RFP

Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Previously, we explored extended enterprise learning tech trends , and talked about how organizations can choose the best learning system for their needs. However, it’s not the instant slam-dunk that some vendors may want you to believe – especially for extended enterprise learning.

10 Ways to Lose at Selling Learning Systems: For LMS Vendors

Talented Learning

In fact, we just completed two concurrent full-scale LMS selection projects — one for a corporate extended enterprise client and another for an international professional association. Then we recommend 4 highly qualified, matching vendors to evaluate in a formal RFP process.

Meet the Hero of the Technical Sale: The Sales Engineer

Cloudshare

Presales is the most important enterprise department you’ve never heard of,” writes Vivun founder Matt Darrow, who’s recently launched the first platform specifically to serve the needs of presales professionals. Ability to contribute to the RFP process.

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2019 Turkey Awards

eLearning 24-7

Bridge isn’t the only system lately, to push the sales enablement narrative as part of their pitch, but, for a platform who overwhelmingly pushed a heavy focus on employee development, jumping over to try to grab SEP audience or extended enterprise is a bit odd. . Welcome.

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In fact, many associations find that this kind of social learning experience is an effective membership gateway when offered to non-members on a standalone basis for free, or for a fee. When to issue an RFP (or not).

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.

LMS Q and A

eLearning 24-7

Everything from which one should I pick, to what do I think of X or Y to whether or not, they should have use a RFP. Sometimes in education, the LMS is free, but again its misleading. Yes, its free- but again, you are renting/leasing it. The only spin on this of course, is a LMS that you build 100% yourself – either through open source or something else; or you download a 100% free open source system (files included). When should I use a RFP?

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LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Since I was already logged-in as an Adobe user, I initiated a 30-day free trial of Adobe Captivate Prime with just one click. This model is great for employee learning programs, but it is not ideal for extended enterprise learning. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Its mobile responsive design is built to support employee, extended enterprise and nonprofit learning with a clean user interface and a carefully chosen set of essential options. Anyone can sign-up for a 14-day Litmos free trial — no credit card required.

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ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

eLearning 24-7

That said if you are curious about the benefits of micro-learning to your business/organization and so forth, and some hot tips from yours truly, sign up for my free webinar happening June 7th. I will be serving free coffee (to me) and water (to my dogs. Atlanta. Home of Coca-Cola.

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.

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). Again, most LMS providers will allow for a free test period. Free/Freemium (open source).

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Your Roadmap to the World of Modern Learning

Degreed

37% of enterprise learning applications are at least seven years old. 38% of enterprise learning leaders are, according to Brandon Hall Group. Degreed’s unified search streamlines the user experience by integrating internal systems (such as LMSs, TMSs and document sharing and collaboration portals) and external training content solutions with the world’s largest collection of free, open and low-cost learning tools. Degreed can also help find lower cost or free resources.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

It's free which improves satisfaction. But it's not really an enterprise LMS and has some very serious deficiencies when it comes to many of the needs of corporate training departements. If nothing else, it causes the perception that there's a free competitor. Update, Nov.

Trials – Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

A competitor could be getting a free look at the system (yes, it does happen, but not as frequent as it once was). One vendor in the industry, lists 300 plus folks as Enterprise, although at that number you are in small business. Another vendor lists 2000 as Enterprise and again, in reality that is low mid-size, i.e. the top end of SMB. This isn’t a trick to try to use the system for free for you and 50 of your friends. The trial is always free.

What is an LXP and why do I want one?

eLearning 24-7

Extended Enterprise – So many LXP vendors want into this segment, and so few are successful. In simple terms, an LXP must have at least 10 3rd party content providers that are either fee-based or free to the client (the customer, not the end user). Extended Enterprise might land the customer – which they definitely want at some point, but in the standards piece it is at least L&D (with employees). 100% free of course. .

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

Differentiation often starts with the target learning audience — employees, extended enterprise (customers, sales channel , contract workforce), academic institutions, association members , continuing education or commercial training. When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

I never did a RFP nor spent more time than necessary to find a system. Try to avoid using a RFP template. Also have them list the pricing for other items such as setup, SSO (Single Sign On), additional skins (if you plan to have an extended enterprise product), additional languages (the first one is always free) and any additional modules – if you are interested in them. Similar to using the RFP, i.e. pricing, setup, training, etc.

2015 LMS Rakings for K-12, HE and Report Criteria

eLearning 24-7

Secondly, areas were identified by which a point total would be assigned based on them achieving all those points in that specific section (varied by each section – using my LMS RFP template – newest version, not yet posted, but will be included in the report for anyone to use). Support – Free or Fee or both? If free includes the basics, if fee does cost reflect benefits? BTW, assigning a project manager to a client, should be free.

E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success

eLearning 24-7

BTW, you can get one system to do it both, rather than buying multiple platforms (it’s called an extended enterprise or multi-tenant platform). If you are going to do B2B for example, then this will make a difference in your roadmap, because it would tell me, that you are most likely going to need an extended enterprise and some form of e-commerce as part of your feature set. Right now you may be sitting there reading the headline.