With the power of Linkedin, Quora and other social media sites, people will seek answers on their next LMS. It is inevitable. This blog will help you answer those questions ahead of time, without the spin.
The e-learning world as a whole is turning into faux perception, with the assumption that what we are seeing is actually the case. It isn’t.
There are lots of stories out there regarding LMSs. Past ones included the LMS is dead (not true) and LMS customers want only systems that have talent management (not true). Sit back and read some harrowing LMS stories making the rounds and then you decide what is fact from fiction.
The LMS industry as a whole, continues to ignore what many e-learning customers are seeking in terms of features. Consumers want stronger administrative capabilities, more consumer marketplace components and mobile.
Typically the first thing people do when interested about a system, is to request a demo. You would think this would be a simple and pain free experience. Yet for some vendors, simple doesn’t exist but pain does – and it all comes to you wrapped up in a “chat”.
The learning management system market is breaking sales records and for many vendors increasing their market share and thus their bottom line. But while this is great news, the sad reality is the market as a whole is hurting and in the end its impact, will affect all of us.
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.
E-Learning vendors, specifically content authoring tools and LMSs have failed to listen to end users when it comes time for emerging technology and its incorporation within their products. A survey conducted by E-Learning 24/7, is speaking loud and clear, so will e-learning vendors finally listen?
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.