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Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

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The accelerating rate of development of the LMS has been matched equally by the increased sophistication of client requirements and expectations. Extended Enterprise is an example of a concept that has developed from these new possibilities of what an LMS can be.

Extended Enterprise and Your Learning Management System

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The accelerating rate of development of the LMS has been matched equally by the increased sophistication of client requirements and expectations. Extended Enterprise is an example of a concept that has developed from these new possibilities of what an LMS can be.

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Webinar: Strategies to Empower Learners Within a Learning Management System

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I’ll be presenting a Webinar for HR.com on January 10th titled “Strategies to Empower Learners Within a Learning Management System.” ” This event will cover: How to design curricula that give learners control over which learning events they select.

Why the Real Cost of Your Learning Management System is Higher Than You Think

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I learned an important lesson from owning that home: Low cost of purchase. Calculating the Total Cost of a Learning Management System. That house I purchased was in many ways like acquiring an open-source learning management system (LMS).

Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. In this eBook, Skilljar will discuss the key components of an external training LMS, and why they’re essential for a well-designed customer training program.

Leverage Your LMS in Employee Onboarding

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If you have a learning management system, it’s possible to design an automated sequence of activities and learning experiences based on employees’ job level and type. The post Leverage Your LMS in Employee Onboarding appeared first on Absorb LMS.

The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System

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Adopting an Amazon-like recommendation system in learning and development doesn’t require big data and teams of programmers. This can be done within any learning management system (LMS) that contains two simple features: The ability to have course-specific communication templates.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

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About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Electronic performance support support systems (EPSS) were the rage.

How to Use a Learning Management System to Support Your Workplace Culture

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” Your organization’s communication style should be consistent across different media and applications, including your learning management system. Take a look at the labels and system messages learners encounter.

The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

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In many organizations, workplace learning consists of getting people into a room to listen to an instructor. Here’s a list of LMS features required to manage instructor-led events: Instructor-led courses can take place in a physical or virtual classroom.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

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Here’s an idea: Since organizations typically use learning management systems to show people how to better do their jobs, why not use learning management systems to gather input from workers on how the work they do can: Be safer.

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

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See my previous posts titled “ Why Your RFP May Not Get You the Best Learning Management System ” and “ The Worst Type of Question to Ask in Your Learning Management System Request for Proposal (RFP).

APRIL WEBINAR: A Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Learning Management System

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It’s been quite a few months since we presented our popular Webinar on the topic of configuring a learning management system. How to create learning plans. How to provide learners with a way to select the types of learning events they prefer.

Turbo Charge Scheduled Events in Your Learning Management System by Using Tags

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Instructor-led sessions, either in physical or virtual classrooms, play a big part of many organizations’ learning strategies. Signed, —Your loving learning enabler.

LMS, LRS, LXP, and More: Exploring the Learning Platforms Landscape

Speaker: David Kelly, Executive VP, The eLearning Guild

For decades, there was only one dominant learning platform that most training departments used: the learning management system (LMS). However, in recent years the learning platforms landscape has expanded. Join David Kelly, Executive VP of The eLearning Guild, as he explores how the growing array of platforms compete, coexist, and work to serve the diverse needs of today’s workforce.

The Learning Management System Feature People Hate the Most

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Satisfaction surveys of learning management system administrators invariably identify reporting as the most reviled feature in their platform. So, why aren’t LMS vendors fixing the problem?

Why a Single Codebase Should Be at the Top of Your Learning Management System Requirements List

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Could you add some pecans to my LMS? More than two years ago we wrote that: If you come to us and say you like our system a lot but could we please create new features just for you, we might say no. Try Absorb LMS for yourself and see what it can do.

July 3rd: Cool Things You Can Do With a Learning Management System (That You Probably Haven’t Thought Of)

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I’ll be presenting a new Webinar for HR.com on July 3rd titled “Cool Things You Can Do With a Learning Management System (That You Probably Haven’t Thought Of).” How to use a learning management system to manage contests.

Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content

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It seems as if almost every organization I speak to wants to use a learning management system (LMS) in a different way. Understandably, the company providing this course-of-the-month subscription service doesn’t want the headache of managing all this manually.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

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See my previous posts titled “ Why Your RFP May Not Get You the Best Learning Management System ” and “ The Worst Type of Question to Ask in Your Learning Management System Request for Proposal (RFP).

The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

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In many organizations, workplace learning consists of getting people into a room to listen to an instructor. Here’s a list of LMS features required to manage instructor-led events: Instructor-led courses can take place in a physical or virtual classroom.

Why the Real Cost of Your Learning Management System is Probably Higher Than You Think

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I learned an important lesson from owning that home: Low cost of purchase Low cost of maintenance Low level of effort It’s pretty hard to get all three. Typically, these aren’t systems that you set up and from which you walk away, allowing them to run on autopilot.

How to Assemble an LMS Implementation Dream Team

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Launching a new learning management system takes careful planning, including the assembling of a dream team of superstars who will make the implementation happen smoothly and efficiently. Either way, the importance of a customized LMS implementation plan cannot be overstated.

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The Ultimate 12 Step Guide For Choosing The Perfect Learning Management System

Picking the wrong LMS can cost you. Don’t settle for a disconnected, hard-to-use, expensive system that doesn’t meet your needs. Follow these 12 steps crafted by Lambda Solutions' LMS experts, and find your perfect eLearning solution!

How to Use a Learning Management System to Support Your Workplace Culture

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” Your organization’s communication style should be consistent across different media and applications, including your learning management system. Take a look at the labels and system messages learners encounter.

How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

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A learning management system (LMS) can provide an effective way to monitor who has viewed such important information and who may need a follow-up telephone call. Learning management systems typically provide feedback to learners on their progress.

Succession Planning Best Practices: Use LMS Reporting Tools

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It can be a struggle for organizations to manage the gaps when key talent leaves—especially in a tight labor market. The Society for Human Resource Management reports that 32 million workers are older than 50 and many of them will be eligible for retirement in the next five years. Reporting tools in a learning management system offer you a method to evaluate skills, deliver training for the next level and assess management expertise.

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LMS Drives Employee Career Development & Personalization

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Most organizations welcome new employees with targeted training, enabling them to quickly learn what they need to know to get started—but offer limited employee career development training beyond onboarding. By maintaining that new-job enthusiasm, you can focus your workforce on continuous learning and personalized career development, to everyone’s benefit. Map each employee’s learning journey. Your LMS is the ticket to targeted training.

6 Tips for Reducing the Complexity of Custom eLearning Development

Complicated eLearning projects can be daunting to develop and manage, with many pieces, varied needs and expectations, and limited resources. Learn from an experienced eLearning provider how to simplify the process by adhering to these 6 strategic tips. Make your next big project a walk in the park.

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

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The aim of the presentation is to provide an overview of workplace learning technology in 2012. So far, he has a very impressive slide deck that covers: An introduction to e-learning. Learning modalities and content types (simulations, games, video, etc.). Social learning.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

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About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Electronic performance support systems (EPSS) were the rage.

Using a Learning Management System as a Communication Platform

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Can anyone really be bothered to learn and go through all the steps required to do an e-mail merge? If you have administrative access to a learning management system (LMS) that contains the ability to send custom messages to learners, you have at your fingertips a powerful communication tool.

Adding YouTube Videos to Your Learning Management System

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That last metric stating that 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute , should generate eureka squeals of joy from learning content developers. A search for “ Management Skills ” returns 36,600 results. YouTube is by far the world’s most popular video site.

Evaluating and Selecting the Right LMS - Key Steps for Success

Evaluating and selecting the right LMS for your organization is no easy task. There are a plethora of LMSs available today, and no two LMSs are the same - not every system will meet your needs. Follow this best practices guide, and make your evaluation and selection process that much easier.