LEP/LXP RFP Template

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Yeah it is a peeve of mine, which is why, I decided that LEPs needed their own RFP template. Anyway, after studying the market in-depth – the LEP market that is, I felt an RFP specifically for that market made sense. . This is why when you see the RFP, the LE and Admin functionality is nearly identical, but with some changes (more on that in a sec.). LEP RFP Template. First off, here is the LEP RFP Template – everything you need in one document.

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Best of the Best – Top 5 Gamification LMSs

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Or would you rather, just hold onto that list, smile a bit and say to yourself, “Hey I thought this article was about top five gamification LMSs?” The point and there is one here, is presenting a listing of systems that meet a set of criteria to achieving a level of gamification which in turn enables learning to be fun. . Here now is my list of top five gamification LMSs. Gamification is about fun and LEARNING. Gamification for all.


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5 Must-Have LMS Features To Ensure Return On Investment


Learners now expect their learning experiences to be accessible on mobile devices , to include elements of gamification , and to support social learning, which allows them to collaborate with fellow learners and facilitate learning in the flow of work. As with most things in life, you get what you pay for – your learning technology solution is no different. .

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What Branding Can Do for Gamification

Training Industry

Recently a gamification RFP landed on my desk that started me thinking, “How can branding, applied to a ‘gamified’ solution, help enhance emotional engagement with learners?” Engagement is a critical aspect of any type of training and the connection between engagement and retention is driving gamification’s popularity, hence this client’s understandable request.

Step right up to the LMS Sideshow

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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. . Others – such as manager, instructor, gamification, social, competency management, integrations, mobile and so on. Hello, hello, hello!

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

The realities of 2020 have accelerated their transformation at every stage of the learning systems life cycle from business case, requirements definition, RFP, contracting, deployment, content development, improvement – everything. Gamification.

Bloomsburg Students and Alumni Doing Great Things

Kapp Notes

Then, on the second day of the conference, my students present solutions to a mock Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP idea is based on an actual idea issued by DOE/DARPA as a SBIR RFP. Here are links to the articles she’s written, I especially like the one on gamification. GAMIFICATION: ADDING TO THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines. Gamification In Learning. We hope you have had a good start to 2013. We are going to make it even better! We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. It’s a chance for you to catch up on some interesting stuff you might have missed the last year. And for us, it’s a time to relook at the posts that trended on twitter and other social channels, and were loved by our readers.

The troubles of RFI writing and how to overcome them


Questions are posed about security , hosting, and gamification features , with support inquiries making regular appearances as well. If we feel we are suitable to the client, we will work towards submitting an RFP. The intrinsic nature of the RFP varies with each client. Of primary importance is fulfilling the requirements and complying with the RFP. This is obviously a sensitive yet vital component of the RFP, and therefore must be thought out carefully.

Learning System Award Winners 2019

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Folks always ask me who is the best in gamification or extended enterprise. Best Learning System for Gamification – There were plenty to select from this year, but in the end it came down to three systems, one is Coorpacademy an LEP, who offers battles as part of their gamification, Gameffective, strong in gamification, and Growth Engineering which is an LMS wrapped around gamification (but quite robust). of 70% of my LMS RFP Template. .

Can you recommend an LMS?

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Yet, as I have often noted, it is rarely pushed upon in an RFP, let alone a demo. You the consumer can use the support card as part of your RFP process, which I strongly recommend. . Do I provide based on vertical(s) or the total package or NexGen (see the Grid) , or social or gamification or… Overall Yummy. And many you can schedule a demo, send RFP, etc. Perhaps you have to someone you know.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

They are built to find content, support mobile devices, gamification and social interactions. After verbally confirming requirements with each of the vendor candidates, we invited them to participate in our exclusive request for proposal ( RFP ) process. It is important to specify your needs as an LMS buyer, so vendors respond to your RFP with a complete solution price, rather than a base price with detailed scoping (and costs) to be determined.

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

1 Gamification and Learning in Business – with Karl Kapp. How do gamification and learning strategies work together to improve business results? How can organizations get started with gamification ? We explore real-world solutions in-depth with one of today’s foremost gamification experts, Dr. Karl Kapp. When and how to use an RFP (or not). Another year is drawing to a close – already? Hard to believe, but the calendar doesn’t lie.

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

Talented Learning

You can use this framework to guide member education and apply gamification techniques to track individual progress. When to issue an RFP (or not). We’ve all heard about today’s rapidly changing workforce dynamics and the critical shortage of qualified labor. Almost daily, new statistics highlight the need for effective skills training and professional development.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Gamification Features. The screenshot below shows a learner dashboard with gamification elements. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Docebo LMS has come a long way since we first reviewed it in 2014. Here was my assessment at that time: Docebo is an excellent option for your first or second internal or extended enterprise LMS.

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

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Gamification as a feature. I went to a show in the UK a while back and there were plenty of vendors totally gamification oriented and the buzz included gamification as an entity, not a feature. Yes, there were some folks selling game based learning, but the “gamification” as a feature was more visible. Before I forget, I want to thank everyone who attended my LMS RFP Criteria presentation. . Atlanta. Home of Coca-Cola.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

Gamification. Gamification. Making the eLearning a fun event through gamification can substantially impact your learners’ engagement. Gamification on steroids” can be offered when the program is developed with a specific theme. So, what is the level of gamification you need now in the in the years to come versus what is the level that you want (but may not be willing or able to pay for)?

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

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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). Sections included Learning Environment, Social, Mobile, Gamification, Classroom Management, Notifications, Event Management, Security, Administration, e-commerce, training and support.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

These posts gained the most traction last year: #10 LMS Gamification: Are We Having Fun Yet? Gamification is a hot topic, but it’s often misunderstood. In this post, I focus specifically on what you should expect from an LMS with gamification capabilities. And in the right context, gamification can be a big win for extended enterprise learning. #9 When and how to use an RFP (or not).

Top LMS Industry Facts of 2016

iSpring Solutions

Among the top LMS trends in 2016 are the following: Mobile Learning; Gamification; Personalization; Cloud; Video; MicroLearning; Social Sharing. Shared. The LMS Industry is rapidly growing and developing. As far back as 30 years ago, there were around 15 LMS vendors on the market; today the number exceeds 700. Isn’t that amazing? We asked our partner, the vendor of JoomlaLMS Learning Management System , to create an infographic on interesting LMS Industry facts and statistics.

September E-Learning Trends

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Gamification – Move over Tin Can API, the GAMIFICATION clan is here to rule. If you do not have gamification in your LMS, get going. Time is a wasting and don’t say, “I am going to see how this play’s out”, because while you are waiting, your competitors will be moving on to new and fun gamification components! If you aren’t aware the end of summer is upon us (depending on where you live in the world) and the beginning of the fall.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

As more organisations click on to the idea of taking a more social approach to digital learning, so we get more requests from potential users of our software to fill out feature check-lists that come alongside a Request For Proposal (RFP). Using our unique approach to social learning, subject matter experts can create a ‘social layer’ on top of existing content, encouraging learners to participate through gamification.

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Who really wins?

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We learn it with today’s gamification – I mean there is only one person at the top, the rest are beneath them. . You are willing to spend a lot of time, completing this RFI/RFP, responding to – in some cases – more than 25 pages of this and that; willing to answer perhaps a litany of questions and the pricing – oh that price. . Again, this is where the customer goes/sends an RFP directly to the vendor. .

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Social learning is limited to discussion forums, and there is basic gamification for a one-size-fits-all points and participation badge system, as well as custom badges that can be awarded for content completion. Gamification and social are minimal; require more enhancements such as leaderboards and social homepage widgets. Gamification. Currently, gamification is one of the least configurable areas of the LMS (because you can’t really change the way it works).

Latest Positive Trends In E-Learning

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One vendor is trying to incorporate their gamification piece as part of the deep learning process. As a result of these variables tied into the algorithm, not only would you be able to see recommended courses/content, but even social, gamification and so on. . Upcoming Presentation : The correct criteria for your LMS RFP, which is at ATD, May 23rd in Atlanta, GA. How do we define brilliant? Is it the product with the most amazing capabilities?

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Boost enrolment, engagement and effectiveness with gamification elements and consistent playback across varied content types. Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification to Enhance the Learning Experience Engaged learners are more likely to complete their training requirements in a timely manner and retain the information being conveyed. Using gamification to capture and maintain a learner’s attention. Gamification techniques. " Very early. "

LMS Potluck

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The book goes on sale the first week of October and will be an ebook only. As a bonus – buyers will receive my newest LMS RFP template (not available to others at this time), and access into a special site off the blog, with some very cool stuff. Best Gamification Systems (The Top Two as we speak, err as I write – July 27). I read a report a few weeks back which forecast high sales in Gamification in the next few years.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

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Gamification – Very low – which makes no sense. One vendor I saw in Saudi Arabia (they are global and based in Dallas), have a yearly competiton where students from all over the world (or in the country) compete for a chance to win prizes – with gamification as the cornerstone – think an academic bowl across the world – now that is cool. Another vendor showed me a school district whose RFP was 36 pages in length.

Reader Mail (Support, Rankings, etc.)

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The gamification component includes some nice wins. Unless otherwise indicated, all can be found on Findanlms.com, where you can search by filters, contact them, send them an RFP and schedule a demo.

Types of Learning Systems

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Usually lacking in social, gamification, a lot of NexGen functionality to be honest, because that is not their forte. My LMS RFP (also covers learning platforms) is a perfect way to do a comparison, when you match it up to the LXP one. . Let me ask you an honest question. What is your personality type? Are you a Type A? Maybe a Type B? I was once told by a CEO, that I was a Type A ultra even more so then her. I felt honored. I should have asked for a raise. .

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

Now a new breed of LMS is ready for mobile, social and gamification at scale. When and how to use an RFP (or not). It happens at least once a week. I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges. Often, these posts have 287 or more responses from LMS vendors, each claiming they offer the best solution, given the overwhelming evidence provided in the original 2-sentence help request.

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Trials – Learning Systems

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In other words, leverage that “Gamification” approach or benefit to buy our system, with using incentives for folks to utilize your welcome guide. And yet, I will hear from vendors who gripe that someone gave them only seven days to respond to their RFP. After a multi-week business trip, I’m now back and ready to begin anew (i.e. weekly posts), so first off, thanks for your patience. We are all aware of trials. Not the ones where you sit in a court room.

Latest E-Learning News and Notes

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Integrations, Apps will rule – I expect integrations to be huge in 2015 – call it the year of integrations, but don’t expect the huge fanfare that is constantly displayed when folks mention gamification or mobile. I will be posting this week, some new and updated files including an updated LMS directory, updated RFP template. . Well late fall is in the air, unless you are in the southern hemisphere which in that case, spring is in the air.

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LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Gamification. With more than 20 years of LMS buying and selling experience, our CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh , is an expert at defining business cases, identifying requirements, shortlisting vendors, developing and managing RFP processes, scripting vendor demonstrations and negotiating the best deal on a learning solution. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Gamification. RFP (Request for Proposal). During a selection process, an RFP document is prepared by organizations to help assess each vendor. From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! In this session, noted research-to-practice expert Will Thalheimer of Work-Learning Research will explore the power of three learning methods to help learners transfer what they’ve learned to their jobs—gamification, threaded microlearning, and measurement. So what are the right questions to ask in a video platform RFP?

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

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Gamification (slowly growing). If you are going to do a RFP, remember the five golden rules: Should be no longer than 8 pages. LMS vendors are continuing to add some very unique features in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. These expand past the standard feature sets, which I call 90/10. This is to say that 90% of features most folks seek are nearly universal in a LMS – low cost or otherwise. Sure there are exceptions, but they are exceptions to the rule.

#29 to #11 Learning Systems for 2019

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In my LMS RFP template, Cornerstone LS scored a perfect 100 in the machine learning category, as well as mobile, including built-in scan for badges – but it requires the Tribridge Attendance Integration Module (AIM). Gamification is outstanding especially with the Spoke Reward Store. For those who want my LMS RFP template, find it here. You may have seen in the news or heard on your favorite social media channel who has received and or raised funding.