There are many buzz words in the industry, but often times they can be confusing. On the other side, vendors love to pitch their clients, but how do you find out what clients really like their system.
Here is my top five up and coming LMS providers
Too many people in the e-learning industry have been caught up in the buzz word of “web 2.0” when it comes to LMS/LCMS or frankly anything tied to the e-learning sector. In reality, what they should be saying is “social media” and dumping the buzz word of web 2.0.
This is a nice supplement to the LMS Moneyball post and explains why you do not want a one, two year or more than three year contract, when you sign up for a LMS/LCMS.
The e-learning industry – and especially LMS/LCMS systems – is not a non-negotiable industry. Just because they offer a street price, doesn’t mean you should pay it, nor should you. The time has come to end LMS Moneyball.
Some vendors offer a wide variety of add-on options or better known as “modules” which do not come as standard features in their LMS/LCMS. We discuss the Truths and Realities behind this approach.
While the rage in the m-learning industry is focusing on Smartphones, I believe the real player in the market will be the e-reader, which offers enormous possibilities and features that will truly incorporate the essence of e-learning.
You have decided on the LMS for your company and it is time to finalize, sign and go to the next phase. But before you sign, there are items you need to make sure are included in your contract, negotiated if need be, and things you need to know before you close the deal.
When people decide to purchase/lease a LMS/LCMS they often are unaware of how the seat premise works. The seats mechanism most commonly appears in LMS/LCMSs, web conferencing and off the shelf courseware.