Petra Mayer

Lessons Learned: LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Lessons for the RFP process. There were a lot of lessons that will help to develop a more detailed RFP (Request for Proposal). For example, it would be beneficial to incorporate into an RFP: Keep all criteria of your requirements separate and provide a templated response form for the vendors to complete. Involve all Subject Matter Experts prior to the RFP to ensure all their needs have been captured appropriately.

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3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Typically, this is done through a “Request-for-Information” (RFI) process or through a “Request-for-Proposal” (RFP). When clients talk to me about their Learning Management System (LMS) project , above all, they typically ask three priority questions as part of their LMS Feasibility Study : Is what we want available? How much does it cost? Will we make that money back – i.e. what is the ROI?

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LMS implementation without frustration

Petra Mayer

Provide specific recommendations for the RFP process. As this was an RFI process, this exercise will need to be repeated during the RFP stage. On the other end of the spectrum, you may receive a response to your RFI or RFP (Request for Proposal) from a consultancy, who specializes in the implementation of a system such as SAP. Be sure to get a good understanding of this during the RFP phase to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

The investment for your eLearning platform varies widely and you will need to go through a formal RFP process to get the full financial impact on your business. In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation.

Boost Your ROI with a Better eLearning RFP

dVinci Interactive

A carefully thought out Request for Proposal (RFP) addresses each question specifically, and provides the information your learning partner needs to deliver the results you want. Partner – A well-crafted RFP helps you evaluate potential partners and find the one that’s best for you… the one with the right combination of expertise, technology, management and creative skills. A good RFP also allows potential partners to showcase their strengths. Using an RFP template.

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Writing an RFP to Outsource Learning Materials

Learning Solutions Magazine

Writing an RFP to Outsource Learning Materials. bill-brandon. Wed, 01/27/2021 - 08:00

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10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

We received a Request For Proposal (RFP) from a leading Banking and Financial organization last week to deploy an enterprise wide Learning Management System. Would this LMS RFP process help the organization achieve its objective of finding a suitable solution? I firmly believe that the answer is “NO” While creating a LMS RFP, one needs to provide a precise and accurate description of organization needs. Here are 10 guidelines to draft an effective LMS RFP.

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LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

Yeah it is a peeve of mine, which is why, I decided that LEPs needed their own RFP template. Anyway, after studying the market in-depth – the LEP market that is, I felt an RFP specifically for that market made sense. . This is why when you see the RFP, the LE and Admin functionality is nearly identical, but with some changes (more on that in a sec.). LEP RFP Template. First off, here is the LEP RFP Template – everything you need in one document.

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Learning Systems RFP and Tier4 NexGen

eLearning 24-7

I note this, because this post covers my new Learning Systems RFP Template , which includes the latest NexGen Tier 4 feature sets. Why one RFP instead of specific ones for LXP and LMS? This is far better than them receiving a 20 page RFP or 100 page RFP. Vendors who gripe, clearly have never experienced a 10 page or more RFI/RFP (and high page RFPs are common). . EXTRA! EXTRA!

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Tips to Improve the RFP Process for Employee Training Partners

ej4 eLearning

We frequently receive invitations to participate in the RFP process for employee training partners and eLearning services. It’s good to provide some structure around the search process so you can compare potential vendors.

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How to Write an RFP for LMS Vendors

Web Courseworks

An RFP, or Request for Proposal, allows you to outline what you are looking for in your ideal Learning Management System vendor and creates a standardized form or checklist for all would-be vendors to follow. A typical software system RFP has multiple sections; once you complete one you like, you can use it as a template for other requests and programs. Some buyers will actually use the RFP sections to “score” vendor written responses or demo presentations.

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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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8 Steps To Write A Winning RFP For Virtual Classroom Software

Dan Keckan

This article features 8 steps to write a top-notch RFP for your new virtual classroom LMS. Virtual Training eLearning eBooks LMS RFP LMS Vendors Virtual ClassroomYou need vendor proposals to get the best value for money. But where do you even begin?

Best Practices for your Moodle RFP

Lambda Solutions

We recently held a webinar on the 7 Best Practices for your Moodle RFP, where we went went into detail, showing you how to ensure your LMS deployment meets your project requirements. Here are 4 of the best practices that we covered

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How to Develop an Effective LMS RFP for Your eLearning Solution

Lambda Solutions

Writing an effective LMS RFP (Request For Proposal) not only requires a good understanding of your learners’ needs, but also an understanding of LMS capabilities, and an awareness of the eLearning market. With so much to consider in terms of content and objectives, the process of actually designing and writing your RFP can become overwhelming. - 4 MIN READ -.

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The Benefits of a Request for Proposal (RFP)

dVinci Interactive

Once you have a general idea of your needs, budget, and timeline, you should develop an eLearning Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP is your tool for qualifying and eventually selecting an eLearning partner. The completed RFP forms the basis for selecting the provider or qualifying a “shortlist” of providers for an in-person review and final selection. We recently posted a custom eLearning RFP template on our learning solutions website.

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Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

But preparing RFP responses can be brutal – especially if you blow it with unforced errors. What’s Wrong With This RFP Response? You rally your team and spend many hours developing an RFP response. So why are you losing at the RFP stage? But vendors have more control over RFP outcomes than you may think. Let’s look at some basic factors… 9 Ways to Build a Winning RFP Response. Blindly submitting an RFP response can be just as risky.

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7 Tips for Your LMS RFP Selection Process, and Free RFP Template

Lambda Solutions

To make things a little easier, we have compiled everything you need to know to select an LMS, with tips on the process of creating an RFP. We know that with over 300 options to choose from, selecting an LMS can be a tad bit daunting. It''s a timely process that requires a lot of deep thinking and hard work. lms market

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Why Create a Formal Learning & Development RFP?

Coreaxis

If you’ve ever been through the process of creating a Learning and Development RFP, you know it can take a lot of time and effort. The post Why Create a Formal Learning & Development RFP? In fact, it can be a real pain. But spending some time upfront can result in a better learning outcome and fewer headaches down the road… IF you do it. appeared first on Core Axis. Learning and Development Outsourcing

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Creating A Winning Virtual Meeting Software RFP

Dan Keckan

In this article, I share 7 tips to create a winning virtual meeting software RFP. How do you get proposals from top virtual conferencing providers? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Web Conferencing Software eLearning eBooks Remote Working Video Conferencing Solutions Web Conferencing Software Vendors

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CAC, RFP and Bigfoot

Kapp Notes

As part of the RFP process, we got to travel to a real nuclear powerplant and learn about how they train employees. I have had the privileged of teaching a great number of really talented and smart students, this semester has been no exception. The group of students in my class is rivaled by none. They are energetic, get alone well with each other are collaborative and will make great contributions to the field. You’ll have to go to the end to read about Bigfoot).

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Tips for Developing an LMS RFP

Association eLearning

So, you’re ready to take the initial plunge into eLearning, and you’re thinking of issuing a request for proposal (RFP). Distributing an RFP is a wonderful way to “set the stage” for your ideal learning management system (LMS). An RFP is especially beneficial if you have a lot of requirements, because it gives you a simple way to evaluate and compare numerous LMS systems. When the going gets tough, it may be tempting to copy another organization’s RFP requirements.

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JPL’s eLearning RFP Template – Get Your Project Off on the Right Foot

dVinci Interactive

To help you organize your priorities and reach out to qualified prospective partners, we’ve created a simple eLearning Request for Proposal (RFP) template. The eLearning RFP template will help you assess the capabilities, compatibility and costs of different providers. You can also use this RFP process to outline criteria for selecting your learning solutions partner. And, we hope you will send us your completed eLearning RFP template and consider JPL to be your partner!

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8 Tips To Draft A Leadership Development Program RFP For Accurate Estimates

Dan Keckan

The only way to get spot-on estimates is to draft a winning RFP. In this post, I share tips to write leadership development outsourcing requests that get results. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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The Key to Successful Outsourcing: How to Write an RFP

Learning Solutions Magazine

The Key to Successful Outsourcing: How to Write an RFP. bill-brandon. Wed, 10/23/2019 - 01:00

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8 Tips To Remember When Creating An RFP For Audio Conferencing Providers

Dan Keckan

An RFP for audio conferencing providers is a crucial part of vendor qualification. In this article, I share 8 crucial tips to write results-driven requests. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Winning or whining? The eLearning RFP

Mitch Moldofsky

So, make sure you do some research on the company issuing the RFP to see what type of track record they have in place. Today's cartoon is inspired by some comments I encountered on Articulates's Elearning Heroes site while looking for some information on eLearning RFPs and where to find them.

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How to write a great RFP for your eLearning Platform search

Academy of Mine

One buying tool we recommend when shopping around for a new eLearning platform is the Request for Proposal (RFP), which can be utilized to streamline and simplify the purchase process. By using an RFP you can: Organize and prioritize your business needs and desired solutions. . Admittedly, there is some work that goes into preparing your RFP, distributing the RFP, collecting and then finally analyzing each submitted RFP from potential partner vendors.

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7 Tips To Get You Started With Your Moodle RFP

Dan Keckan

We have compiled some quick tips to help you get started with your LMS RFP! Learning Management Systems Free eLearning eBooks Learning Management System Implementation LMS RFP MoodleThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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The Worst Type of Question to Ask in Your Learning Management System Request for Proposal (RFP)

Absorb LMS

They copied most of these features into a RFP and sent it to vendors. If the organization that issued the RFP gets ten similar responses from other providers, they’ll need to wade through about 1500 pages of material… just to create a short list of systems to evaluate further. Here’s the number one question you should remove from your RFP: “Describe the procedure to [INSERT NAME OF TASK YOU WANT TO COMPLETE] using your learning management system.”

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Trends in Learning Solutions Procurement

dVinci Interactive

Some of our most recent experiences include responding to the following: A Request for Proposal (RFP) to address the need to develop an eLearning course. An RFP to develop eLearning content in which two companies are qualified in budget ranges based on three levels of complexity. An RFP to convert Flash-based courses into learning experiences that work across mobile devices. Download JPL’s RFP Template. eLearning Learning Solutions Partnerships RFP template

Debut: My LMS RFP Template – The only one you will ever need again

eLearning 24-7

Speed up the process – Who has time today to spend days putting together a RFP and on the flip side from the vendor perspective who has weeks to complete them? Frankly, I got tired of seeing LMS RFP templates that either were built by a LMS vendor and thus some of the features were targeting said vendor, or LMS RFP templates created by people who are not LMS experts, let alone have an extensive experience in e-learning. What I can guarantee about this LMS RFP template.

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14 Key Elements to Include in Your Learning RFP With Free RFP Template

Coreaxis

While there is no right or wrong length for writing an effective learning RFP, The post 14 Key Elements to Include in Your Learning RFP With Free RFP Template appeared first on Core Axis. Being on the receiving (vendor) end of several Learning and Development RFPs over the course of my career, I feel I can safely say I’ve seen it all. Some RFPs are short and sweet, and others are dozens of pages long.

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8 Tips To Draft A VILT RFP That Gets Results

Dan Keckan

A request for proposal is typically your first point of contact with VILT companies. What should you include—or omit—to get accurate outsourcing estimates? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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LMS RFP

Tony Karrer

Continuing on from my earlier posts: LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated LMS Selection Team and Stakeholders LMS Selection Process From several comments and from looking at my list of issues, I realize that writing a good LMS RFP is challenging and it's easy to make lots of mistakes. LMS RFP Resources John Theis wrote a dissertation on the contents of 25 RFPs submitted to an LMS vendor. But, what I see as the most common problem in LMS RFP documents are the requirements.

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How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

Ask around for request for proposal (RFP) samples and send one of them to a dozen LMS vendors? You know the answer already if you read last week’s post : an LMS RFP is not the first step of the selection process, it’s the result of the first step. Only after a thorough requirements analysis process will you have the information you need to create a really good LMS RFP. Narrow down the field before sending out an RFP. Never send an RFP to 12 vendors or even 8 vendors.

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I Need an LMS. Where Do I Start?

Experiencing eLearning

The LMS RFP Template from E-Learning 24/7 is another option with a small list of features you might consider. Five Tips and an RFP Template : Choosing the Right LMS is another article from Learning Solutions Magazine with tips for selecting the right LMS.

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