Learning System Vendors Support Ratings

eLearning 24-7

There has never been an accurate number of how many learning system vendors actually have a training department, let alone trainers who provide said training, or customer education. While I have conducted random sampling (as you would have with any polls out there), and data collection as part of my LMS RFP Template (New version now out), I believe it needs to be expanded. Every vendor will state to you, if asked, how great is their support. Vendors presented in blog.

What is the future of #mLearning Design? Storyline’s native app vs. Captivate’s Responsive Design [Poll]

mLearning Revolution

However today after several iterations to their products, most vendors have made great strides in reimagining they products, and I’m not so sure I believe that anymore. All of these I thought would make it extremely difficult for vendors to overcome. image credit: table xi.

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Most difficult challenge when implementing a LMS

e-Learning Academy

Last month we ran a poll “What is your most difficult challenge when implementing a Learning Management System?” ” Results were: a) Meeting internal IT environment requirements - 43% b) Getting to the detail about workflow processes – 29% c) Staff adoption – 14% d) Expectations mismatch – 14% e) Vendor management – 0% n = 7. [.]. Learning Management Systems Polls

LMS Nightmares

eLearning 24-7

In this scary version, the LMS vendor is holding off implementing the Tin Can API until they see how it plays out. This is the same fear mind you, of two years ago, when you asked vendors if they were going to focus on mobile learning with tablets. ” Here are some reasons I think why vendors are holding off: Time. Whether you see that as good, bad or indifferent, the reality is that you (vendor) has to listen and pay attention to what is happening in the space.

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Presidential Politics, LMSs – The Cycle

eLearning 24-7

I am a huge fan of polling and statistics. Cycle A – Polling Political Style. They conducted a poll using a sample of folks , using some type of methodology. . The way to offset it is to simply state, according to the XYZ poll 56% find blah blah, etc. Or 56% of those polled found blah blah. Cycle A – LMS Polling data. What you get is only what the vendor tells you. How many times have you heard this from vendors.

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Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Vendors can move up, down or out of the rankings – after all it is on-going. Rankings are based on my directories which are updated monthly; I also keep a separate directory which will contain more vendors than listed within the visible directories – reason being it offers clients (those who hire me – buyers to have an added bonus, of course it contains much more info); that said the monthly directories provide key info and in future updates have new columns added.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

SaaS – I would prefer a vendor who offers SaaS only and not a SaaS or client hosted or G-D forbid client hosted only option. Polls. For a vendor who has been around for more than 14 years you would think they finally get the whole value of asynchronous based learning.

Webinar Video – A Unified Approach To Learning Management

Upside Learning

As per a quick poll conducted during the webinar, a staggering 67% of the poll respondents said that their organizations used 2 or more vendors for learning technology platforms, while 53% answered positively on wanting to adopt a unified learning system.

Authoring Tools- The DevLearn Experience

eLearning 24-7

From products that ranged from the latest versions of RCATs to new vendors in the space, including text to speech. . Not so much, from what I saw – some of the tools were underwhelming (granted some were quite impressive), but rather how the vendors themselves perceived where the market is going and what customers want in their authoring tools. Simply put, one vendor has over 200 Flash-based templates in their product. Other vendors are falling suit.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

The only real gain for survey tools – specifically polling – is the mobile real time polling option, but even then, it is starting to slide into some learning platforms. 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.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

When they hit stride, other vendors take notice and soon, the lemming revolution begins. Provides social learning features including shoutbox, photos, discussion boards, blogs, events, polls, articles. Nor, a LMS vendor who enable their customers to sell their courses, but only people who have the same LMS vendor can buy and use them. 2011 will show profitable gains for a large portion of vendors across the sector. I love innovation.

Mobile LMS: The Facts

Talented Learning

We took the much tougher path and went to the LMS vendors one by one to get the best, most accurate and timely data. Seventy LMS vendors of all types have graciously filled it out so far. Vendors are out on the front lines winning and losing every day. 75 LMS Vendor Profiles.

Learner-to-learner collaboration with xAPI


I just completed the xAPI Cohort, “a free, vendor-neutral, 12-week learning-by-doing project-based team learning experience about the Experience API.” Have you ever wanted to allow your learners to collaborate or compete within a lesson?

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Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

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Social profiles, comments & ratings, polls. The vendor pitches it as a “partnership&# , which really means, “a split revenue opp&# , for them and the web conferencing vendor. Either give it to me free, create your own and include it free, or at least give me numerous options – i.e. multiple vendors to select from, and include it for free. I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system.

Securing Your Online Certification Program


You may also run a poll to gain some demographic information about your learners, but if that information isn’t liked to their account, it’s not identifiable. Because creating a PCI compliant system is so complex, most businesses work with a vendor to cut down on their own risk. These vendors handle the actual transaction, but your business would still be responsible for any payment information that went through your website. Protect your program and your learners’ data.

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2013


Polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! And, 61% agreed that award-recognition impacted their decision to consider or purchase from the vendor. 2013 Awards! Now in its 9 th year, Elearning!

What’s the Best Way to Choose an Online Training Platform?


It’s also important to work with a vendor that has data centers in each region when you are training a global audience to ensure good user experiences. Vendors with monthly fees are basically fixed costs on your training organization, even when your training demand is low.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

In Brandon Hall’s research, haven’t talked to a single LMS vendor who is NOT adding these tools. Used Ektron ( www.methodfactory.com ) a content management system – which allowed search, tagging, RSS, links, blogs, polls, surveys. Polls, blogs, search (similar to chrysler). Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). Good for external training, partners, vendors.

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012


It’s that time of year again and polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! And, 61% agreed that award-recognition impacted their decision to consider or purchase from the vendor. 2012 Awards. Now in its 7 th year, Elearning!

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Polling and response stats.

Off to TechKnowledge 2015…

Kapp Notes

In a short period of time I will be headed to ATD’s TechKnowledge 2015, it is a fun conference with lots of great sessions and vendors. And, yes, you will play a polling game in this session.

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform


Other interactivities include gamification , annotation, text highlight, polls, interactive quizzes and so on. Therefore, look for a vendor who offers content security i.e. DRM as well.

Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

This annual poll asks one question: “What will be hot in L&D?” Together, these polls suggest just how far learning organizations still must go to deliver on the promise of data analytics.

Choosing the Right Enterprise Learning Management System for Your AMS


Distribution of reports and team member polls across the organization. Your Vendor Should Offer More Than Software (Like Support That Doesn’t End When You’ve Signed On).

LMS features that companies want


While that is great news for LMS vendors, it also means that there will be fierce competition between LMS vendors and developers to secure the most sizable chunk of the market. Advanced virtual classrooms also offer common online whiteboard, class polling, and media streaming features.

Getting off the content treadmill


In poll taken during OpenSesame and ATD’s webinar, “Buy or build: what’s right for your training program?” If you work in an LMS role or content creation or curation, we know the pressure of continuously supplying relevant and quality courses can be a point of stress.

It’s Time for Brain-Aware Leadership


This time around I found two learning reinforcement apps I’m going to test and a new translation vendor who seems worth a try, as well as several opportunities to partner with some of the largest content and training providers in the world.

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Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

I’ve listed a variety of possible priorities in the poll below. Brief descriptions of each are defined below the poll. POLL INSTRUCTIONS: Please choose your top 5 answers below. SUBMIT YOUR PRIORITIES SEE RESULTS RETURN TO POLL.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Among the more than 700 vendors participating in today’s LMS marketplace, we continue to see a wave of learning solutions designed to solve “niche” business challenges. Video-centered training is going mainstream and every vendor seems to be pushing new boundaries.

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Technology Assistance

Solo Learning

Specify your required features before approaching potential vendors. Technology Assistance: Common Questions for LMS Vendors. Are their options available for the client to host directly or for the vendor to host? Is the creation of surveys and polls available? Solo Learning provides technology assistance to a wide range of companies. While assessing the features of a learning management system is an important step in selecting one.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Every day, we interview vendors to understand their product strategy, features and roadmap. 21 Vendor Expansion and Consolidation Continue at a Brisk Pace. As 2019 begins, 762 vendors are on our learning systems radar – and new innovators are entering the fray all the time.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Because I help organizations effectively define their requirements, identify qualified vendors and select the right LMS for their needs, I’ve seen repeatedly that when relevant LMS specialists are introduced to the selection process, generalists rarely win.

3 Reasons Why You Need Video Transcription

3Play Media

You can also use a captioning vendor. You can use YouTube, a vendor, or do it by hand. A recent Nielson poll uncovered that we spend almost half of our life on the internet, watching TV, or on our phones.

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Results Out: 2020 Measuring the Business Impact of Learning Report


A recent Gallup poll on employee engagement suggested that despite recent improvements, two-thirds of U.S. It suggests securing advocates, talking to vendors, and creating demos that demonstrate to these groups what is expected and what can be achieved.

4 Tips to Keep Your Custom Training Programs Fresh


Who owns the edits – you or your vendor? Identify the gaps, whether due to timing conflicts, team capacity, or in-house skills and technology and look for a vendor who can help you move quickly. So, you have a shiny new training program custom-built for you.

How to Create Award-Winning Training Solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

While we do not yet have the results of the most recent employee survey, a poll of team leaders indicates that they perceive stress levels to be “significantly lower” than before we implemented the new onboarding program.

Keeping Students Engaged with your Virtual Training Software


Be sure to take advantage of these engagement features— including Lab Timers, Emoticons, Student Shadowing, Desktop Sharing, Public and Private Chat, Surveys, Polls and Quizzes—every chance you can. Virtual training software allows you to run courses anywhere—at anytime.