LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

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You are a small or medium-sized business that is paying for an oversized SAP, Oracle, SumTotal, Saba or Cornerstone LMS and feel like plankton in an ocean of priorities. So, who can you trust to point you in the right direction? But it’s probably easier than you think if you trust a proven process — and even easier if I lend you an experienced, fiercely independent hand. When and how to use an RFP (or not). It happens at least once a week.

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Can you recommend an LMS?

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Yet, as I have often noted, it is rarely pushed upon in an RFP, let alone a demo. You the consumer can use the support card as part of your RFP process, which I strongly recommend. . Anyone who tells you it is a secret, should go from your list of potentials. Anyone who says they do not have the metrics – trust me – there is someone there who does OR they can compile based on what is needed. Saba the same thing. Perhaps you have to someone you know.

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Top 50 Learning Systems for 2019 (50 to 30)

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Every vendor, with the exception of Blackboard (who is coming soon) can be found on FindAnLMS.com , my learning system search engine platform, an independent and trusted source to search, compare and engage with vendors in the learning system space. The number one reason folks leave systems is the lack of support, yet it is rarely inquired about in any RFP, let alone demos. Oh, and send them your amazing RFP. . #38 Saba (2018, 2016).

LMS Identify

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A friend of mine, got a RFP template from a LMS vendor’s web site. I am not a fan of grabbing RFP templates off of vendor’s web sites, only because if you read them in detail you will start to realize that for some of the questions, it is really geared toward that vendor’s product. If you are going to use the RFP template, then strip it down. With a SaaS based system, there is no need for a 10 or higher RFP. Trust me, you will spend more time.

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Forecasts for 2020

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Workforce management is vague and ambiguous enough to do well in 2020, albeit for learning it would seem to me that workforce enlightenment would be better suited, unless you plan to incorporate additional HCM functions into your learning system, which of course, will place you completely into the segment of SuccessFactors, Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba Cloud, Talentsoft among others. Curtailing the accept every RFP that comes to them. I love forecasts.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

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Saba acquired Halogen. For a digital badge to be truly valuable, learners, employers and others must recognize and trust the source. When and how to use an RFP (or not). Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway? And how much do trends matter? 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.