LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit

Talented Learning

Is the LMS RFP a Necessary Evil? A Request for Proposal (RFP) is one of the most widely used yet controversial tools for learning management systems buyers. The LMS RFP has developed a bad reputation because it is easily misunderstood. Shopping without an RFP may seem faster, easier and less complex, but your selection process will be subjective and loaded with assumptions that increase risk. Clients expect me to help them avoid RFP missteps. Project Goals.

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10 Ways to Lose at Selling Learning Systems: For LMS Vendors

Talented Learning

In fact, we just completed two concurrent full-scale LMS selection projects — one for a corporate extended enterprise client and another for an international professional association. Then we recommend 4 highly qualified, matching vendors to evaluate in a formal RFP process. The reasons why they buy and don’t buy are often subjective are much deeper than any feature, function or cost. LMS vendors, I owe you a post.

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Top LMS Industry Facts of 2016

iSpring Solutions

Top reasons why clients choose a cloud LMS: Quicker deployment; No technical resources are required; Low initial investment; Scalability. Top reasons why clients choose an on-premise LMS: Low costs in the long run; Security restrictions for storing proprietary data (governmental organizations, banking sphere); Full control of LMS software and data; More customization opportunities. Only 1% of all LMS implementation fees are at a cost of more than $50,000. Shared.

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

Talented Learning

It can be offered as a low-cost option for buyers who must clear the requirements bar. 5) License and Cost Misalignment. Employee “ named active user ” licensing and cost models don’t align with the rotating, unpredictable learner flow in a commercial LMS. It’s wise to map out all the interrelated parts of your CE selling process and use as the foundation for your LMS requirements and eventual RFP. Continuing education is a big business.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Unlike ADDIE, the agile method dives straight into a project, producing small pieces of content very quickly. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Although this movement away from Flash will generate cost and complexity for eLearning professionals, LearnUpon offers their customers a number of alternatives including support for HTML5 content delivery. RFP (Request for Proposal).