LMS/LCMS Puzzlers

LMS/LCMS vendors are now pitching mobile learning, social learning and everything you can imagine, yet they still are living in a time warp from the 1980’s when it comes to great service to the client/customer, true emerging technology and real time support.

M-Learning: Landscape Changer: E-Reader

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.

Interoperability – It works every time! Wrong..

Interoperability is the golden premise in any SCORM LMS/LCMS system. However, if often fails to live up to its billing, and what you have instead is the necessary requirement of tweaking code or making tweaks in your off the shelf courses or 3rd party developer courses prior to uploading them/integrating them into your LMS/LCMS.

LMS/LCMS Reports: Generate or Perish

Let’s get right to the chase. You have a LCMS/LMS.  You generate reports about your employees or customers or both

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Here Data, Data, Data – LMS

One of the main reasons people purchase a LMS is for data and yet very few people ever ask questions regarding data uploads, time or format. Worse, they purchase a system, only to find out later that as a result of failing to ask the right questions, they are stuck with a system that is only causing them heartaches rather than joy.

Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

Any e-learning solution is always enhanced with a strong web conferencing system. But before you select your wc vendor, you will want to find out if the “must-haves” exist, what are their capabilities and how you can utilize them to maximize the effectiveness of your learning program. This week’s topic focuses on the “record” capability.

Quick News and Notes

The Essentials The new pages of E-Learning 24/7 can be found under “The E-Learning Essentials”.  You can find these new

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LMS Contracts – What U Must Have, Need 2 Know

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.

LMS Maintenance

One of the little secrets that vendors often fail to tell customers is “LMS Maintenance”. Maintenance can cause all sorts of headaches for you, your employees/customers. Going offline, potential issues and scheduling can be challenges, unless you know ahead of time, what to do.

Questions 2 Ask B4 Implementing a LMS

When companies decide to move forward with a LMS/LCMS, they often fail to ask key questions on their infrastructure, their accessibility, security and how end users plan to use the system and access it. Questions need to be raised and answers need to be clarified before any such implementation.

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