Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

But preparing RFP responses can be brutal – especially if you blow it with unforced errors. I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. What’s Wrong With This RFP Response? You rally your team and spend many hours developing an RFP response. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. So why are you losing at the RFP stage? But vendors have more control over RFP outcomes than you may think.

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LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. The average five-year vendor bid for all licenses and services was $725K. LMS Demo Do’s. 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. Don’t defend a perceived product gap. Admit the gap, say what you do and move on.

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Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education. Ultimately, professionals are responsible for maintaining their own license or certification. Why do CE content providers have such a hard time finding an appropriate LMS out of the box?

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Do your customers focus exclusively on employee training? Use this opportunity to fill gaps in your solution, so you’ll be prepared to pursue this high-growth market successfully. • Leave Your Trade Show Marketing Mindset Behind. What can your organization do navigate this crisis effectively? Answer these questions: Do you have a system in place to train customers, partners and other external audiences? Do you know why? Who knows?

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

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. Some systems offer a licensing structure that lets you start small at a very reasonable cost. Licensing structure. Also, keep in mind that you want to choose a vendor that understands your level of learning technology expertise and wants to help expand your know-how as your learning programs grow and evolve.

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). At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Identify the gaps in each of the systems and assess them against your requirements. Undisclosed licensing fees.

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Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. Ability to brand, add logo, do quite a bit on your own – Easy too – No developer skills needed. Share Link – I debated about listing this in poor, because I still see zero value in this – other vendors do it too, and I see zero value in that as well. Licenses.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Usually, the completion of a certain number of units allows individuals to remain licensed in their profession. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash. Describing how one system can communicate state with another, an API that adheres to REST (or is RESTful) does not require the client to know anything about the API structure.