Here it comes – or soon to be coming – CMI-5, the next gen of course standards
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?
The rapid content authoring tool (RCAT) market has grown significantly in the past two years and will continue to do so. However, what one vendor considers RCAT is different than another, and two trends are noticeably showing up, one good, the other bad.
SCORM Cloud has the possibility to become a real game changer, with its capacity to have SCORM 2004 compliant courses, uploaded from the end user in the “cloud” and the ability to test, deploy and report all in the “cloud”, regardless of your solution.
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.
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.
SCORM, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, AICC what does it all mean? Better yet, what does it mean to YOU when trying to find that LMS or LCMS vendor? How do you know that they really know what they are talking about? I’ll provide you with some questions to ask your future to be LMS vendor to make sure you select the right one for your company!