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). . Basically, the learner looks at the web cam, the software lines up, then takes the pic.

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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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Creating A Winning Virtual Meeting Software RFP

Dan Keckan

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

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

Absorb LMS

They turned to a research firm or various Web sites for a list of learning management system features. 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.

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. RFP OR "Request for Proposal") - find either of these terms (LCMS OR "Learning Content Management System") - find either of these terms Obviously, substitute the key terms such instead of LCMS.

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How to Write a Winning RFP to Hire the Best E-learning Vendor

CommLab India

Before you begin formulating the e-learning vendor selection criteria for your organization, work on the all-important step of writing a request for proposal (RFP). An RFP helps you list your requirements clearly so that you elicit responses from the right e-learning solution providers who match your needs, expectations, and budget. Read on to know more about how to write an RFP that will help you partner with the best e-learning vendor. If yes, specify that in the RFP.

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LMS Do and Don’ts – Isn’t it time to do what’s right?

eLearning 24-7

To find out if a vendor is in the top 50 LMS rankings (either from 2014 or this year 2015), look for the award icon on their web site. You have to look at the whole entity and not just the skin they initially show you – via the demo or on their web site or even in their sandbox. Meet my friend, the RFP. If you are going to use an RFP, I recommend using the one I created for each and everyone. LMS RFP Template (click the link).

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RFPs: Eliminate the Agony, Embrace the Success

eLearning 24-7

For some people, creating a RFP can be an exciting experience unmatched in the annuals of time. When people need a RFP, they think “Internet&#. As in, let me see if there is one on the Internet, I can use as my RFP. It is a time saver, but pulling down a RFP, especially if it comes from a vendor’s site (even if that is not the vendor you are going to submit it to), can define your approach, without you even realizing it. Your RFP is 25 pages in length.

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Step right up to the LMS Sideshow

eLearning 24-7

The second most disturbing thing are articles that are on the web telling folks that they only need this or that and they are ready to go. . If you are interested in seeing the basics, then check out my LMS RFP template. Anyway, the better systems have either all those features within my LMS RFP template or nearly all – with print out sheets, define capacity, auto perform conflict checking as the most common ones, vendors may not have in their system. .

The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

John helps organizations define their business case, identify requirements, short list vendors, write and manage the RFP and negotiate a great deal. The post The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report appeared first on Web Courseworks. John Leh runs a firm called Talented Learning and he is quite the talented guy when it comes to speaking about Extended Enterprise LMS.

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How to Select an LMS

Web Courseworks

As many of our readers know, the sponsor of this blog, Web Courseworks, sells a robust, feature-rich SaaS learning management system. An RFP (request for proposal) is a must-have final step in order to compare “apples to apples” among vendors. Submit your RFP with a list of requirements to a shortlist of vendors. The post How to Select an LMS appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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Are You Unhappy with Your LMS?

Inquisiq

Other complaints tend to be more specific, like no SCORM 2004 support, or no ability to connect with social platforms or web-conferences. D evelop your RFP and the relationships. While peer recommendations are great, don’t hesitate to send your RFP to any LMS vendor you think may suit your needs. With the RFP responses you receive, follow up with those who make the best case, chat with the reps, and request a demo that speaks to your specific requirements.

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The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

John helps organizations define their business case, identify requirements, short list vendors, write and manage the RFP and negotiate a great deal. The post The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report appeared first on Web Courseworks. John Leh runs a firm called Talented Learning and he is quite the talented guy when it comes to speaking about Extended Enterprise LMS.

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How to Select an LMS

Web Courseworks

As many of our readers know, the sponsor of this blog, Web Courseworks, sells a robust, feature-rich SaaS learning management system. An RFP (request for proposal) is a must-have final step in order to compare “apples to apples” among vendors. Submit your RFP with a list of requirements to a shortlist of vendors. The post How to Select an LMS appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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Fall 2009 Corporate Advisory Event Starts Today

Kapp Notes

On the second day students will present solutions to a mock Request for Proposals (RFP) while the CAC members evaluate their presentations and on the third day students will interview for internships and job opportunities. Here is a brief synopsis of the RFP the students will be answering this semester. The focus of the RFP is on developing a “Training System” for the introduction of a new product from the fictitious Big Power Tool Company (BPTC).

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3 Steps for Finding the Best E-Learning Service Provider

Frooxl

Forums can also be helpful, as far as offering insight into how a company really acts, behind their web facade. Your first step will be to submit an RFP (Request for Proposal). One of the unseen benefits of an RFP is that it can also show you if any of your requirements or expectations are unrealistic or impossible. Choosing a service provider can be daunting.

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

In fact, opinion regarding the security of cloud-based applications seems to have jumped the shark, with many tech-savvy clients believing that cloud-based applications hosted on reputable platforms such as Amazon Web Services may lessen the risk of data falling into the wrong hands or disappearing. If it does show up, the organization is likely using an RFP template from the disco era. Make sure your team is buying an LMS for the year you’re in.

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Help your in-house experts create effective virtual learning

OpenSesame

You might even have to issue an RFP. But there are also unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to virtual delivery and the many virtual deliverables available: videos, animations, infographics, step-by-step instructions, web-based training, live virtual events, and more.

In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Docebo LMS Trailer : It looks like the ‘single-page Web App approach’ is catching up with LMSs too! Free RFP Template : This macro-enabled RFP template from Craig Weiss (CEO, eLearning 24/7) that includes over 300 features relevant to today’s market will be a highly helpful tool for anybody involved in the process of identifying and selecting an LMS vendor.

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Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

Whether you’re planning or releasing an RFP , or establishing relationships with different sales teams, you’ll set yourself up to be successful after you narrow down your most important criterion.

2019 Turkey Awards

eLearning 24-7

Web Conferencing – Will last year’s GoToMeeting win again? . Web Conferencing. Sure, who doesn’t love a good pantomime, but on a web conferencing call? WebEx – The granddaddy of the web conferencing space. The David Bowie video Blue Jeans, is a fine representation of this web conferencing tool. And, every system can be seen in a mobile web browser. I had each of these fine items on a web site I built in 1994. Welcome.

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How to Pick the WRONG Learning System

eLearning 24-7

I understand you do not want to hurt other people’s feelings or you have been notified that you have to ask all these departments for their suggestions, but no one ever says you have to take all that stuff and stick it into your RFP or documents or make it an important component of the decision making process. Blasting out an RFP to everyone or dozens of vendors is an awful idea. and then submit a scaled down RFP for more information and if you so desire, request a demo.

Awesome Students

Kapp Notes

The RFP requested a two part program, a one-day interactive instructor led virtual symposium and a post-event reinforcement and performance support curriculum delivered via mobile devices. The RFP was written by an alumni who also conducted the bidder’s conference and responded to questions from the students throughout the semester. You can see the presentation on the web site here.

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Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

The system that provides this infrastructure is generically called a Learning Management System (LMS) and is a software program or web application that you will either develop or purchase. These skills are primarily related to project management, the most important of which is the knowledge and skill necessary to prepare a good request for proposal (RFP). This inaccuracy or vagueness must be avoided in your RFP if you want good competitive bids.

5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

Some LMSes take a social media approach with comments, likes, and a newsfeed, but others prefer more of a web portlet interface. Don’t just go with the one who answers your RFP or is the cheapest, the most flashy, or the most persistent. In today’s world of incredible technology, there seems to be a myriad of products for every need. In the world of training and learning, this is no exception.

Benay: “Not enough innovation is being developed in Canada”

Trajectory IQ

Photo from Unsplash Having spent nearly 15 years in the IT industry in Canada, it’s pretty sad and embarrassing to learn of the money wasted in failed IT projects like the passport processing system , the Phoenix Pay System and the Government of Canada’s Web Renewal Project. They’ll insist that they are under the same rigid procurement or Request For Proposal (RFP) process as any small/medium IT company in Canada.

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IN PURSUIT OF THE RIGHT LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS) FOR TODAY’S WORKPLACES

Learnnovators

Docebo LMS Trailer : It looks like the ‘single-page Web App approach’ is catching up with LMSs too! Free RFP Template : This macro-enabled RFP template from Craig Weiss (CEO, eLearning 24/7) that includes over 300 features relevant to today’s market will be a highly helpful tool for anybody involved in the process of identifying and selecting an LMS vendor.

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“Not enough innovation is being developed in Canada”

Trajectory IQ

Photo from Unsplash Having spent nearly 15 years in the IT industry in Canada, it’s pretty sad and embarrassing to learn of the money wasted in failed IT projects like the passport processing system , the Phoenix Pay System and the Government of Canada’s Web Renewal Project. They’ll insist that they are under the same rigid procurement or Request For Proposal (RFP) process as any small/medium IT company in Canada.

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Meet the Hero of the Technical Sale: The Sales Engineer

Cloudshare

It indicates the SE is likely to be active in a series of stages including pitch, demo, architect/customize, proof of concept ( PoC ), and RFP. Ability to contribute to the RFP process. A virtual lab platform gives the SE ideal the power to spin-up sales demos and POCs quickly and offer prospects hands-on software demonstrations in real-time, remotely, via the web. If you sell technology products, an unsung hero sits nearby.

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Hiring a Technology Consultant

Web Courseworks

What’s in an effective request for proposals (RFP) for a consulting project? In a good response to your RFP you should expect to see the following things: A clear understanding of your situation. The post Hiring a Technology Consultant appeared first on Web Courseworks. Finding the Right Hired Gun: A Conversation with Elaine Biech.

Can you recommend an LMS?

eLearning 24-7

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. . Without showing my hand (you can’t see it anyway, unless you have telepathic capabilities or are looking at me via a hack with my web cam), for top rankings in 2019, I can list a group that I would say to anyone who asks the randomness without providing specifics, a group of folks. .

Break it down! (No it’s not Hammer Time! Yet)

eLearning 24-7

Web conferencing. Actually, I do blame: Vendors who still post RFP templates on their site – which by the way tend to be geared towards themselves. Organizations who recommend the value of RFPs and either have a link to an RFP template or how to do a RFP. Some Linkedin groups who retort to folks asking about RFPs, that they should do a RFP – stop telling them that! RFP reality – And no, Jeff Probst is not your host. During the past 14.5

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CAC 2009 Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

Mock E-Learning RFP Fall 2009 This semester the focus is on developing a “Training System” for the introduction of a new product from Big Power Tool Company (BPTC). The RFP has opportunities for product training, sales training, e-learning, hands-on instructor-led elements, multiple languages and follow up training. As well as training geared toward experts and novices and the opportunity for students to offer a solution using Web 2.0

LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

You will not forget them when you view a demo, nor when you are looking at the company’s web site or literature. 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. Welcome, Welcome. How are you today?

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EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

eLearning 24-7

vILT – The instructor/presenter/trainer appears via a web conferencing tool through the system, or on some other virtual tool/system, and conducts the session online. Ability to push data from web conferencing solution (via API) back into the learning system. Where do you start?

What you can expect in 2019

eLearning 24-7

Web cam capability in the product. Then they wanted it to look like some amazing web page they saw. Nowadays everyone says Modern, because honestly, no one is going to say, “Hey, can we have it look like Web Crawler? Web cam real time viewing and recording for coaching/mentoring – Mixed expectations. Vendors tend not to share that info, unless it is in an RFP and even then, I’ve seen plenty who say, “All”, really? Expectations.

Digital Learning Platforms In, LXP out

eLearning 24-7

There are quite a number of learning system vendors who say on their web site or in their marketing literature, “learning experiences”, when they are not an LXP, rather they are a learning platform or an LMS. Employee Experience Platform – Is another spin term that some LMS vendors are using, but amazingly, they are still keeping LMS as a search term on the web (why after all risk missing out on a customer searching for one). There is an old story about branding.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

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