LMS Do and Don’ts – Isn’t it time to do what’s right?

eLearning 24-7

Meet my friend, the RFP. If you are going to use an RFP, I recommend using the one I created for each and everyone. LMS RFP Template (click the link). There isn’t any hidden server secrets here. If no one can access the internet, report that. Thus, if you require your employees to go through a VPN, then yes, that should be on the RFP. As mentioned in previous posts, if you have to submit a RFP, then it shouldn’t be longer than 10 pages.

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

Talented Learning

So let’s say your content is located in your LMS on one server. Access to that content is a problem for people using a different LMS on another server. But someone may be using an older version of Internet Explorer. The SCORM standard won’t let your customers view the 101 course just by pointing to that content on your server. When to issue an RFP (or not). WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Any form of learning conducted on a computer and usually over the internet. RFP (request for proposal ): Document prepared by organizations to help assess LMS vendors during a selection process. If a self-hosted solution is selected, the team must decide how major applications, like servers, databases and load balancers, are resourced and budgeted. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

What about UR infrastructure? Questions 2 Ask B4 Implementing a LMS

eLearning 24-7

Accessibility: Intranet, Internet -Browsers, Computers and More. Is your LMS going to be on your servers or on the vendor’s servers (i.e. Intranet vs. Internet: If you plan to have your LMS access through your Intranet – how are your end users going to access it? When you purchase a LMS, they all provide the capability of user names and passwords, so that will not be an issue for you, regardless if you host yourself or host on their servers.

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What about UR infrastructure? Questions 2 Ask B4 Implementing a LMS

eLearning 24-7

Accessibility: Intranet, Internet -Browsers, Computers and More. Is your LMS going to be on your servers or on the vendor’s servers (i.e. Intranet vs. Internet: If you plan to have your LMS access through your Intranet – how are your end users going to access it? When you purchase a LMS, they all provide the capability of user names and passwords, so that will not be an issue for you, regardless if you host yourself or host on their servers.

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

eLearning 24-7

Uptime – Most systems today who are in the cloud use server farms such as Rackspace and Amazon S3 – thus that “uptime” is tied to those servers. Private server. One vendor showed me a RFP form a large metropolitan school district that was 25 pages long, had lots of text on one side with comments and questions. Another vendor showed me a school district whose RFP was 36 pages in length.

E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success

eLearning 24-7

Do you want an e-learning solution that exists in the cloud or on your own servers? They just think well we have the Internet, so we are all set. If you currently block employees from accessing the Internet, that will need to change with an “in the cloud” system. . If you want a listing of feature sets, go with my RFP template (new version coming out end of the week). . Right now you may be sitting there reading the headline.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

I’m calling from … You are on the Internet. Rather, you are expected to see their “demo&# and then based on paper based literature, maybe your RFP (if you did one), make your selection and purchase. on their server. We can surf the internet, find other vendors. We live in a global marketplace. Global. We seek to enrich our end users with engaging course content, solid LMSs that are easy to use, navigate and meet our needs.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

PNG was created as an improved, non-patented replacement for Graphics Interchange Format (GIF), and is the most widely used lossless image compression format on the Internet. The server only needs to provide whatever information the client needs to interact with the service. Secure Socket Layer is the standard in security technology for the encryption of links between a web server and a browser. All data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and secure.