Finding and selecting the right LMS can be a painful and time consuming process. Yet, by following a few simple steps, you will drastically cut your time and still find the perfect system for you.
When you are looking at a learning management system, asking some standard questions even before you get to the demo is crucial. But what do you know to ask?
Naysayers are starting to appear on why social learning is irrelevant. They see it as no value and no benefit to end users. I don’t blame them because the industry seems to be stuck in a rut. They love excuses to not to do it. Time, to end the excuses.
There was a time that a 20 plus page RFP would answer all the questions and ensure that you found the right vendor. But that was then. Today, watching and asking questions during a demo, will enable you to send out a streamlined RFP.
With so many product out in the market, now more than ever, it is imperative to find solutions that are innovative and provide a rich feature set for their end users. These products hit the mark.
What is going on down there in the LMS market? Mobile learning? Crossing into Talent Management? Acquisition? Tablet confusion? Browser Agnostic? Something is definitely going on down there..
In the LMS marketplace, 20% offer trials, 30% use social media, some are charging storage fees, others forget they are in a global marketplace, and we as consumers are not being heard.
The LMS/LCMS market is split into three categories when it comes to social learning – do nothing, barely put your toes in the water or jump in. Those who do nothing or barely place their feet into the water are going to eventually see themselves isolated in this space.
The Plateau Talent Management System has made great improvements in what the end user sees on the front end, with ease of use highly visible, but still has issues with the administration user interface and reporting.
APIs and Mashups enable you to have new features and capabilities within your learning management system, CMS and even your learning portal. Take your system to new heights and your learners will thank you. The possibilities are limitless.