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Learning Management Systems

Hosted (SaaS) Vs. Licensed Cost Analysis of a Learning Management System/Learning Content Management System (LMS/LCMS)

by Bob Goldschneider on June 23, 2009

There are two ways a company may purchase a learning management system/learning content management system (LMS/LCMS). They can license the software and host it on their own servers internally, or they can purchase a hosted service where the software is hosted on the vendor’s servers.
 
The hosted vendor service option is also called SaaS.  SaaS (vendor [...]

Improving On-The-Job Training with LMS and e-Learning Tools

by Mary Polley-Berte on May 29, 2009

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and e-Learning authoring tools can help with all parts of on-the-job training. Depending on your organization’s needs, you can use an LMS to track and manage one or more parts of the OJT process.

Helping your Training Organization Survive and Thrive Through the Recession

by Charlie Gillette on May 15, 2009

Charlie Gillette, CEO of the leading eLearning company, Knowledge Anywhere discusses techniques to keep training organizations thriving through the recession.

Considerations When Integrating a Learning Management System (LMS) with Salesforce.com

by Stuart Campbell on March 23, 2009

This article outlines some important major benefits, as well as considerations to take when using SalesForce.com.

The Online “Training” Myth

by Patrick T. Malone on March 5, 2009

Online “training” is acceptable and even preferred when the desired outcome is to educate.
Doing the real training is required and perfectly feasible, even with large groups of people when the desired outcome is acquiring skill and proficiency.

Four Things to Consider Before You Decide to Write Yourself

by Doug Wieringa on January 15, 2009

It is important to ask yourself four main questions before writing and developing e-learning content.

10 Tips on LMS Implementation

by Steve Pena on December 12, 2008

In this article, Steve Pena, Senior Designer and Implementation Consultant for SyberWorks, Inc., gives advice for implementing a learning management system.

Is it Really Interactive?

by Doug Wieringa on December 3, 2008

Mouse clicks do not always mean interactions. Engaging users in a meaningful way can prove to be a lot more effective towards the user experience and, therefore, content can be more easily understood.

Competency Management and Training Plans in Learning Management Systems (LMSs)

by Dave Boggs on October 22, 2008

Some things to consider when creating a learning management system (LMS) hierarchy for your company or organization and the use of competency management and job-role hierarchies, as an organization strives to develop training plans with their LMS.

Designing Interfaces for Exchanging Data with a Learning Management System

by Dana Fine on October 22, 2008

There are many considerations when contemplating an HRIS or an Active Directory Interface for Learning Management System implementations.