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. LEP RFP Template. First off, here is the LEP RFP Template – everything you need in one document. Linkedin Learning does this and I hate it.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

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I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. 2) Develop a plan for solving the problem, based on company culture, existing materials, resources, budget, stakeholder and SME involvement, vendor solutions and a host of other variables.

EL247?s Vendors 2 View Guide @ #ASTD2014

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” Seriously though, a lot of people ask me what vendors to see or what vendors I look at, etc. Tweets will be tied to anything – a product that I find interesting that is new or strikes me on the super wow scale, a product or products that I find missed the mark or are underwhelming, feedback from folks wallking the floor and from vendors. The vendors that I list below in my guide, are across the board. If the vendor is not listed it could mean.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

Maybe LMS vendors would be better off sticking to their knitting and letting the maelstrom that is the profusion of targeted ‘2.0’ (for want of a better term) tools that are emerging virtually every day to provided support for process-based learning.

Latest Trends in E-Learning

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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

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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. If you are going to use the RFP template, then strip it down.

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Halftime! LMS trends though July

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When you need a fix, then the LMS vendor must work with you either remote to solve it or if it is big nasty fix, go on site. SaaS and LMS vendors. Mind you, there is nothing wrong with doing so, and there are some nice advantages to it – mainly one stop shop, but if you are a LMS vendor who does not have an authoring tool built-in, it will not cause your demise. From a LMS vendor perspective there are a lot of pluses.

LMS Potluck

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The blog will remain E-Learning 24/7 as will my Linkedin group. . 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. Tagged: LMS , lms vendors. LMS LMS Research LMS vendor Uncategorized lms vendors

September E-Learning Trends

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No surprise that some vendors are also waiting to see what happens. M-Learning with a native app – slowly trucking along, but I am hearing quite a few vendors who are either in development or getting going in 2014. One vendor is focused only on SaaS products including social media. For example, a lesson topic could be on Linkedin, and each lesson tied to a specific area within Linkedin. I mean, you might as well send over a paint by numbers template. .

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

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Robust feature set – properties, elements, templates, video editing, image editing. Over 70 templates including ones for games, quiz games, interactions, components. Easy to move images right into the blocks on the templates.

#ASTDTK14 Review

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ASTDTK14 zoomed into Vegas last week with about 60 vendors (est.) On the expo side, and I know ASTD Events are going to disagree with me (err, they already have via Linkedin), I wasn’t overly impressed on the number of vendors’ booths. Authoring tools vendors – pickings were slim, Adobe was present, so was Allen Interactions (Zebra Zapps), but no Articulate? Conferencing vendors – Were there any? Wi-Fi for booth vendors was horrible.

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HT2 Labs Announce Shortlist for the Learning Locker® Awards for Innovation

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After years of collaboration from organizations and vendors across the world, these awards will recognize innovation and creativity alongside a successful implementation of both Open Source and Enterprise editions of the Learning Locker® Learning Record Store (LRS). Best use of Learning Locker® to Prove the Impact of Learning on Performance (Non-Vendor). B est use of Learning Locker® to Support Performance in the Workplace (Vendor). Learning Templates.

Break it down! (No it’s not Hammer Time! Yet)

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For whatever reason- okay to try to set themselves apart – some vendors have created the term “training management” Honestly, they could call it “online authoring system with a few reports and no frills” and it would be the same thing. The downside to training management products is the inability to upload any other 3rd party authoring tool or courses from an off the shelf vendor. Why do some vendors have trials and others do not?

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Answering your LMS Questions

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How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions? A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. Congrats, you are probably looking at less than 10 (based on my LMS directory which contains 475 vendors). Smart App for TV – One LMS vendor. A: Depends on the vendor.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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I am still surprised on how vendors who are offering assessment only tools are staying in the game. Templates – growing at quick clip. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. Vendor adoption is slow.

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

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Common in low cost systems are templates from which to choose from for your background. The templates are built into the system, you select one, add your logo and whalla – you now are ready to go. Live in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Going live with a low cost system takes about as long as you adding your logo, turning on and off some features and selecting your template. Many vendors’ sites do not state this information in their pricing.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

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What I like about conferences is the ability to see the latest products and hear the pitches from the vendors. Yet, for all that do it, their are equal number of vendors who do not. Vendors who do not have anyone in their booth, during expo times – I see this at all shows, regardless of the product or market; but at e-learning/training shows you see it a lot OR you see them eating in their booth. Meridan KSI and Meridan Anywhere – LMS vendor.

Top 85 Learning Systems for 2020

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People always inquire why I like one system over the next, and how their system (if they are a vendor) is not on the list or if a customer, how the system they purchased is not on the list. And is one that is often overlooked when folks are considering a vendor. I hear the “they never called us back,” “they promised and never delivered,” and the “they ignore us”, and yet, I equally have heard folks say that, then renew with the same vendor.

E-Learning News and Notes

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While it is true that there are vendors who are pure online proctoring solutions, it would seem to me, that having it as part of a learning management or platform is a better route then just a self-contained OP solution. In the end, no matter what type of security you setup, if someone really wants to cheat even with a 360 web cam that the vendor provides, it can be done. Templates. Lots of stuff has been going on these past few weeks s0 let’s just jump right in.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

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Certification templates. Create a certificate (three templates are available). I’m a big time fan of vendors who post their pricing on their site. One item that I found very cool with Mindflash is the ability to share the course via Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook and e-mail. Hopefully others will follow suit, especially with Linkedin, which is highly used by professionals – i.e. your target audience.

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

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To the 2018-19 Learning System Grid,identifying the Leaders, Risers, Steady and Slow vendors for NexGen functionality. . For this year’s grid, an additional vendor was added per group (last year it was five per grid). My LMS and LXP Templates, respectively. Welcome.

E-Learning Uncovered | Blog

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It is a project template based on their ANSWER model of analyzing training needs and designing training solutions, and it’s $4.99

What you can expect in 2019

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Cost is a key factor, and while authoring tool vendors are jumping into VR with new functionality, the truth of the whole matter is that VR headsets haven’t punched thru the L&D and/or training departments across the globe. . You can expect to see a lot of vendors in the learning system space to go full throttle into machine learning, which at a point down the road (2020), will become deep learning (term noted by AI experts, as the next evolution of machine learning). .

Learning System Forecasts 2019

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Then we have LMS vendors adding LEP functionality, LEP vendors adding LMS functionality (a mistake IMO) and LEP vendors doing more with what they have (right approach). . If you base the factors of Prime, the CEO’s previous company, and growth of LEP, I’d go first towards a LinkedIn Learning Model, with the difference being extensive number of assets, learning resources (articles, ebooks (big), templates, assets, videos, podcasts, etc.)

What’s a Call Sheet?

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To make use of this tool, download and customize my simplified call sheet template and use this five-step infographic to guide you as you create your first call sheet. If there is a location contact that is different from your client/vendor, be sure to get their email and phone information.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

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We have spent the last two years interviewing hundreds of global learning technology professionals on both the vendor and practitioner sides of the fence. This has led to a stampede of innovative LMS vendors entering the marketplace to win stand-alone LMS opportunities.

6 Ways to Have an Awesome Lectora User Conference – #LUC2014

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Vendor Alley). Vendors are there for a few reasons – to drive sales, to demo their newest products, to grow their brand, etc. But most importantly, the vendors are there to meet you – YOU – in person. Take a look at the styling new Lectora templates.

Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

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I suspect some vendors might tie it together in some pricing approach, giving an appearance that it is free. . And yes, I will add that integration to Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook do appear today, but that is just minimal to the potential. Vendors love to toss out big numbers.

7 After Conference Ideas: Don’t Lose the Momentum!

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Skype, Facebook , LinkedIn. If you are a business owner or vendor, I don’t have to tell you this – but for the “I gotta a day job” Learning Rebel, what better way to tell people you enjoyed meeting them. Email template here.

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What is an LXP and why do I want one?

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These two vendors are EdCast and Degreed. Getting back to being unaware, I find the same issue with a few vendors in the learning system space who are really LXPs, but have no idea. It reminded me of the vendors in the space who scream they are not an LMS, even though they hit all the standards of an LMS. . The difference here though, is that those two vendors specifically, really had ZERO idea where they slid into.

Learning Experience Platform – WRONG

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Before diving into the functionality they all possess, I’d add a few points: They are ideally suited as a “bolt-on” to an LMS, while they can be a standalone, in nearly all cases the vendors have told me, that the majority of their customers already have an LMS. I will be developing and launching an RFI template specifically targeting the learning engagement platform space at the end of Nov. Some vendors call it by another name, but the format is the same.

Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

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Maybe there was enough time to put the content in one of the old templates. It’s critical that you and your course developer (whether it’s an external vendor or someone in your association) have the same creative vision. Share this on LinkedIn.

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

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Trends at the show – vendor wise, some real surprises, some not. . As I hit the floor, I saw only a couple of vendors. . There were vendors on the video angle, but again it was not a “hot scene” vendor wise. Vendors in General. Atlanta.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

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Nowadays thanks to the growth of Learning Engagement Platforms, whereas content is a requirement – an essential no less, LMS vendors are jumping head first into the content marketplace that is viewable by all clients (rather than pitching the content via the phone or other comm method). If you went directly to the 3rd party course provider, they would sell the courses to you, then work directly with your vendor to add them. LMS vendor identifies possible options.

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Latest Positive Trends In E-Learning

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Perhaps you read a post on the LinkedIn wall, noting that the industry is in a downward spiral. Over 1,300 vendors in the industry (inc. Major increase in the number of WordPress LMS templates. Vendors boosting in total sales as a whole. How do we define brilliant?