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.

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18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers. Almost daily, new learning technology developers contact us to introduce themselves.

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

Talented Learning

Then we recommend 4 highly qualified, matching vendors to evaluate in a formal RFP process. With 8 total finalists, my head is still spinning from analyzing more than a thousand pages of RFP response documents, sitting through 24 hours of demos and critically (sometimes ruthlessly) evaluating a diverse cast of sales characters as they pitch their solutions. The reasons why they buy and don’t buy are often subjective are much deeper than any feature, function or cost.

Your Roadmap to the World of Modern Learning

Degreed

In all large organizations, the implementation of new technology moves at a snail’s pace. You might be lucky to get a new tool up and running in 8-9 months, or longer if you want a solution that integrates multiple technologies. You need a strategy that will reduce risk, be seen as a positive change in the organization, and cut costs for re-education, integrations, and migrations. Degreed can integrate disparate HR and L&D systems quickly and at low cost.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

sales team to handle more sophisticated learning technology buying opportunities and RFPs, and has expanded implementation and support services staff to provide a higher level of help, guidance, expertise and ongoing support. Docebo offers a low-cost option, but it tightens breadth and depth of functionality at this level. That translates into higher total cost of ownership (TCO). When I talk with learning technology vendors, I always ask who they see as a competitor.

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

Talented Learning

Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. It can be offered as a low-cost option for buyers who must clear the requirements bar. What is Technology’s Role in Continuing Education? 5) License and Cost Misalignment. Has technology caught up with your business model?

Top LMS Industry Facts of 2016

iSpring Solutions

LMSs (Learning Management Systems) are widely used in a variety of industries, but the leading one is Education (21%); then comes Technology (12%) and Manufacturing (9%). Top reasons why clients choose a cloud LMS: Quicker deployment; No technical resources are required; Low initial investment; Scalability. Only 1% of all LMS implementation fees are at a cost of more than $50,000. Shared. The LMS Industry is rapidly growing and developing.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Learners who suffer from sensory, intellectual or technological difficulties will need assistive technology to successfully access and complete their training courses. Advanced Distributed Learning is an initiative established by the US Department of Defense, aiming to make the delivery of online training consistent across content formats, technologies, and organizations. Adobe Flash technology has supported the delivery of multimedia content for nearly twenty years.