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.
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.
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.
Mzinga OmniSocial is a robust social learning platform which offers something for everyone. Regardless if you want a full SAAS standalone solution with LMS capabilities – that you can choose to use or not, or a product whereas you can select certain apps to integrate into your web site or learning portal. OmniSocial delivers.
E-Learning is changing with the arrival of consumer slate tablets – mobile learning, social learning, virtual words, real time webinars with audio/video and people you can talk to and hear and much more. On the go, in the cloud – the revolution is coming and yes, it has landed.
E-Learning 24/7’s upcoming topics, columns and product reviews featuring 3 LMSs in July. All exclusives!
Many people assume that if they build/implement and launch their LMS, that all their employees are going to be running to it and accessing it. Worse, they believe if it is mandatory, it will especially happen. Sadly, it does not. Developing a marketing strategy and campaigns are essential to your success with your learners and system’s growth.
Many people have no idea on when it comes to the LMS landscape. They assume that the larger players are the best, the smaller ones are the worst. They are unfamiliar with the how the market works and what is out there. They never know the inside scoop. Now, they will.