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. - 4 MIN READ -.

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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? REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW!

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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. What is an LMS RFP?

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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.

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Ready to make the switch to an LMS? Here’s a ready-to-use RFP

Learning Pool

Reaching out to suppliers with a Request For Proposal (RFP) can help ensure you get the right information to make an informed decision about which LMS suits your organization’s needs. Use the RFP as a guide. So, what would one include in an RFP? Learning Pool’s downloadable, editable functionality checklist can be used as a guide and key component in an RFP for making the switch to an LMS. Download the LMS RFP here ].

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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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How to Choose the Right LMS? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

RSVP FOR OUR JULY WEBINAR NOW! That’s why we communicate requirements in a structured request for proposal (RFP). If qualified vendors want to be considered, they must reply to the RFP in full. REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THE ON-DEMAND WEBINAR NOW!

Free Webinar: Select Your Ideal Learning Management System

Adobe Captivate

This webinar gives you two “selection processes” to choose from. This webinar contains the information you need to do it yourself. In this 60-minute webinar, Katrina Marie Baker will explain how to select the perfect LMS, including how to: Evaluate your organization’s current and future needs relative to an LMS. Assemble a Request for Proposal (RFP) that you can provide to prospective vendors in order to create a functional comparison.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

If you’re hanging out indoors these days, why not check out a free webinar or two? In this webinar the facilitators will provide effective time-management techniques for you and your employees: The truth about multi-tasking. Explore four techniques for delivering interactive webinars.

Talented Learning Greatest Hits – 2018 Edition

Talented Learning

We also produce monthly webinars and podcasts featuring conversations with leading practitioners and innovators. RSVP FOR THIS JANUARY WEBINAR NOW! Top 3 Webinars of 2018. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! When and how to use an RFP (or not).

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Mentored Tasks: Support Learners Where They Are [Featured in Learning Solutions]

Kineo

The process is built around reviewing a customer’s RFP, completing three Excel worksheets, and then drawing conclusions based on your data. You introduced the process through a series of webinars that seemed to go well, but your team is struggling to implement the new program.

Mentored Tasks: Support Learners Where They Are [Featured in Learning Solutions]

Kineo

The process is built around reviewing a customer’s RFP, completing three Excel worksheets, and then drawing conclusions based on your data. You introduced the process through a series of webinars that seemed to go well, but your team is struggling to implement the new program.

How to Select an LMS

Web Courseworks

That is why we are excited to sponsor Tagoras’ perennial favorite webinar, “LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls,” on Tuesday, February 23, at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST. This free webinar is presented by Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb, co-founders of Tagoras.

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The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

His weekly blog and webinar publishes best practices, vendor reviews, education and case studies that are useful to professionals involved in channel, customer, association, academic and public sector learning.

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The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

His weekly blog and webinar publishes best practices, vendor reviews, education and case studies that are useful to professionals involved in channel, customer, association, academic and public sector learning. John helps organizations define their business case, identify requirements, short list vendors, write and manage the RFP and negotiate a great deal.

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How to Select an LMS

Web Courseworks

That is why we are excited to sponsor Tagoras’ perennial favorite webinar, “LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls,” on Tuesday, February 23, at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST. This free webinar is presented by Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb, co-founders of Tagoras. An RFP (request for proposal) is a must-have final step in order to compare “apples to apples” among vendors.

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

Talented Learning

This year, in addition to launching “The Talented Learning Show” podcast, writing 20 in-depth articles, hosting 5 webinars and developing several commissioned industry reports, we’ve been up to our eyeballs in an endless series of comprehensive LMS selection assignments.

Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

REPLAY THIS ON-DEMAND WEBINAR NOW. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! That’s one reason why we clarify buyer requirements in a formal RFP. But truly, it depends on a variety of factors: REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THE ON-DEMAND WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THIS WEBINAR.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

WEBINARS – In-depth sessions focused on key extended enterprise LMS issues and related business strategies. Read highlights and listen to complete 30-minute interviews from The Talented Learning Show : RSVP FOR OUR LIVE OCTOBER WEBINAR! JOIN THIS ON-DEMAND WEBINAR!

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. If you sell technology products, an unsung hero sits nearby.

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

In addition to publishing weekly blog posts , we also produce monthly webinars and regular podcast interviews with experts from across the extended enterprise learning realm. RSVP FOR OUR JANUARY WEBINAR! Top 3 Webinars of 2019. JOIN THIS ON-DEMAND WEBINAR!

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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.

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! You’ve probably spent the past 3-12 months developing LMS requirements, researching potential vendors, reading RFP responses , watching demos and testing features in a sandbox. REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

RSVP FOR THE LIVE NOVEMBER WEBINAR! REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THIS ON-DEMAND WEBINAR. REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! When to issue an RFP (or not). REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW!

Responding to Requests for Proposals for Learning Projects

Bottom-Line Performance

I often wonder how many hours a client might save himself or herself if their RFP had been put together a bit more carefully. If you are someone who outsources work to vendors, you can make your job easier - and your vendors’ job easier by assembling a solid RFP - or request for proposal. The information that follows is straight from a document we created titled, “Creating a Good RFP.&# Clients who have a rock-solid RFP help themselves.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

REPLAY THIS WEBINAR NOW! Okay… REPLAY THIS FREE WEBINAR. JOIN THIS ON-DEMAND WEBINAR! REPLAY THIS WEBINAR. When to issue an RFP (or not). REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

How to Choose an LMS That’s Right for Your Association

Abila

While this undoubtedly varies from organization to organization (depending on size, revenue, membership base, and program goals, among a number of other considerations), the professional education experts at Tagoras, along with Community Brands own Sales VP Scott Hundley, simplified the process into seven critical steps, including potential setbacks to avoid, in the recent webinar, “LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.” Review and score responses to the RFP.

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. . But let’s say you wanted a top system because you plan to do a lot of instructor led training and add some webinars to the mix. In the industry the functionality you are seeking is called classroom management (only for ILT) and event management (for webinars, seminars, etc.). .

7 Key Components Of The LMS Switching Process

Upside Learning

This will also eliminate the problems which arise if an LMS is bought only as per sales demos or mere RFP checklists. In a previous post my colleague Jason Clymer explored 3 key reasons to switch LMS. Jason lists the Product or the Vendor or the Cost as possible reasons.

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Five Ways to Buy an LMS You Will Hate!

Talented Learning

Download one of many free LMS RFP templates, and you can quickly have 1000 “must have” requirements that you will never use – and 3 “nice to have” future requirements. So they send the RFP to too few or too many.

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The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

If I offer to assist with analysis, and the prospect has not already chosen a solution, they may suspect bias—and I risk disqualifying my product from the RFP. Think: check the RFP box.) Check out my upcoming webinar on February 17th.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits: 2017 Edition

Talented Learning

We don’t perform on a live stage to sell-out crowds, but we do produce thought leadership webinars that attract hundreds of global attendees. We published 33 in-depth blog posts and produced 14 original webinars. Top 3 Webinars of 2017. RVSP NOW FOR THIS LIVE WEBINAR!

Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

They’ve worked with associations that provide all types of online educational programs from webinar and conference recordings to certification and accreditation programs, online courses and learning communities , digital badges , learning pathways , mobile and blending learning, and more.

LMS Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Learning Systems Market Update

Talented Learning

REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW. WATCH THE ON-DEMAND WEBINAR NOW! REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW! Because LMS buyers are now including GDPR compliance in their RFP requirements, learning systems vendors can no longer ignore it. Learn More: Webinar Replay. REPLAY THE WEBINAR NOW.

No SaaS Platform is an Island

LearnUpon

If you are implementing an LMS currently you may be leafing through feature pages and reviewing answers to an RFP – “Can you integrate the system with something like our HR system or our CRM?”,“Do Webinar tools such as Gotowebinar, GoToMeeting, Adobe Connect, Webex.