5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Every organization has different needs and specific requirements, but there are some main things to look out for when evaluating LMS prospects. . Being able to easily access data and reports once things get going will also be an important piece to the LMS puzzle. . Are there opportunities for sponsorship on your LMS? And, if you prefer, can all of the purchasing happen on your AMS or CRM instead of in your LMS? An Innovative Company.

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5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

It’s vital for industry professionals to stay up-to-date on their learning, whether that’s renewing certifications or diving into the latest innovations in their industries. The easiest way to do this is by implementing a Learning Management System (LMS).

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Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is proud to sponsor iNNOVATIONS 2017 , hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI) in Orlando, Florida on March 8-9. We are very excited to sponsor INNOVATIONS, where this year we will be showcasing TopClass 10 LMS and our seamless integration with iMIS. “TopClass LMS is a natural fit with iMIS and together they deliver a sophisticated learning environment with the cloud-based simplicity, convenience, and security that associations demand. ”. –

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Here’s a big idea: Innovation can be small

Association Success

I bet that if you pull any association’s job posting for a leadership opening, you will find the word “innovation” at least half the time, either as a requirement of the type of person or a descriptor of where the organization is going. Let’s make a bet.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TrainingPressReleases.com ) – WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named as the #1 Association Learning Management System for the second consecutive year in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards 2016. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

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No more learning silos

Aaron Wolowiec

HR must evolve to apply new paradigms toward talent attraction, mine for unrealized capability, build rapid development tactics, implement highly effective engagement strategies and unveil succession pathways with far more innovation than they have demonstrated to date. It’s about much more than setting up educational programming in an LMS and conducting performance reviews. Technology provides the ability to manage talent and deliver learning in innovative ways.

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Xperience 2018: Must-dos for continuing education professionals.

YourMembership Blog

Join us on day one of the conference for the Crowd Wisdom LMS and Freestone LMS roadmap sessions. Here, we will review the latest features and enhancements from the past year and discuss the product strategy and accelerated innovation shaping the upcoming releases and roadmap. Roadmap sessions. Hear first-hand from the product managers about the. The post Xperience 2018: Must-dos for continuing education professionals. appeared first on YourMembership.

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Existing Technology: Between learning management systems (LMS), association management systems (AMSs) and social media, many associations have a robust technology ecosystem in place to support rapidly changing skills-based training and digital badges. With a membership of 55,000, NSTA is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Their key predictions for the trends that would impact on association learning solutions in 2016 were: The need for vendors to provide association-specific LMS functionality and professional services expertise, Mobile learning becoming a must-have, The growth of social learning, in particular digital badges and micro-credentials. Five Differences between Association and Corporate LMS. Maximize Efficiency with an LMS to AMS Integration.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Or for more protected and private channels, perhaps a discussion forum in your LMS , or an online community platform would encourage more open dialogue? Discounts and bundle offers are great motivation for a quick sale, but do your members understand the long term benefits of the different pathways, certification programs, or special interest sessions you offer through your LMS, webinars, or conferences?

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

A learning organization is one “that facilitates the learning of its members and continuously transforms itself” According to this definition , this type of organization is more responsive to external pressures, has a faster pace of change within the organization, and is better able to innovate and remain competitive. “ encourage collaboration and team learning ” – An LMS can be used to support social and collaborative team learning in a number of ways.

OpenBadges: Increasing Visibility of Association Education

WBT Systems

This is leading to the availability of several platforms offering digital badge solutions , including a few learning management systems, such as TopClass LMS. The Badge Alliance is a network of organizations and individuals working together to build and support an open badging ecosystem, with a focus on shared values including openness, learner agency and innovation. TopClass LMS has introduced digital badges with full OpenBadges compatibility in the latest release.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Innovation Trigger. The concept of distributed ledgers has usefulness outside of its thriving use in financial transactions and currency speculation, and it is actively triggering innovation in healthcare IT. We think it’s likely that we’ll see a successful pilot integration of EHR data with an external LMS in the next three years. An example would be getting your high-fidelity medical simulator to talk to your LMS and LRS.

Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks

Mike started his career as an innovative software developer and, eventually, found his way into the world as an entrepreneur. What about the added expense of maintaining an LMS and an LRS? Many people wonder if an LMS can replace an LRS. If it’s valuable to you to develop a culture of continuous improvement and be able to measure the changes your LMS is making to your continued learning then an LRS is something to become familiar with.

xAPI Use Case Session Learning Solutions 2017

Web Courseworks

Previously, only the data from the iPad was transferred to the physician’s transcript in the LMS, and the data stored in the mannequin was unusable. Using xAPI, the simulator’s data was able to be transferred to the LMS using Watershed’s learning record store (LRS). Unlock xAPI’s potential and deliver more innovative learning experiences to your members!

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. One of the most important decisions you will make is choosing the right LMS. During the LMS selection process, one of the essential areas of functionality you’ll be examining is the LMS’s eCommerce capabilities. How vital is non-dues revenue for your association? For many, it is quite substantial.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

Reid All About it

Lewis Flax of Flax Associates says, “Innovative sponsorship options exist way beyond pasting logos anywhere and everywhere.” LMS/CRM integration. LMS Demo Day. So what features should you be looking for in an LMS? To help with this ASAE has developed LMS Demo Days.

Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

.orgCommunity

Having a strong non-dues revenue program gives your association the freedom to experiment with new membership models and other innovation projects. __. WBT Systems develops TopClass LMS and is a proud sponsor of Solutions Day 2019. Uncategorized #membership association growth association management association sponsorship innovation partnership revenue WBT Systems

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. One of the most important decisions you will make is choosing the right LMS. During the LMS selection process, one of the essential areas of functionality you’ll be examining is the LMS’s eCommerce capabilities. How vital is non-dues revenue for your association? For many, it is quite substantial.

Association Disruption: What’s your Educational Moonshot?

.orgCommunity

Thinking small isn’t going to turn your association into a market leader and innovator, but an educational moonshot will. Join us at.OrgCommunity’s Solutions Day 2019 , where you can meet the disruptors, innovators, and cultural shape-shifters who are fearlessly reinventing the association world. WBT Systems develops TopClass LMS and is a proud sponsor of Solutions Day 2019. How grand is your association’s vision for your educational programs?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

Reid All About it

That’s why I like the “most popular posts of the past year” posts that come out this time of year, like this one from AMS provider MemberSuite and this one from LMS provider WBT Systems. Try on learning formats you can create in your LMS right now.

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Do Your e-Learning Efforts Match Up with Your Members’ Needs and Expectations?

YourMembership Blog

And while there wasn’t a specific session on Learning Management Systems , I heard from a number of association executives asking questions about LMS’s and what they need do be doing for their associations regarding this technology. Present by Tina Turner, VP Client Strategy & Product Development, YM Learning, we took a look at some of the advances in technology that have made implementing a Learning Management System (LMS) more affordable for associations than ever before.

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See the top 10 articles from AssociationSuccess.org in 2019

Association Success

As we wrap up an exciting year of publishing blog posts with challenging ideas and innovative solutions, we hoped to take a look back at some of the most engaging content we at AssociationSuccess.org have published in 2019.

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5 Essential Must Haves for Your Association’s eLearning Efforts: Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

As I mentioned last time , Learning Management Systems, and e-Learning in general, are hot topics for many associations as they look to keep up with their members’ growing professional development needs, and the disruptive innovations and the players driving change in this dynamic market. Tina was able to identify some excellent ideas and tips on how to take those first steps to select and implement an LMS for your association.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

To make many of the changes Mike suggests, you need more than technology, you need staff with an innovation mindset. WBT Systems identifies ten traits of an innovation mindset to cultivate at your association if you want to turn innovative ideas and strategies into reality. Increasingly LMS platforms are moving from a course catalog approach to a home where ideas are shared by learners and interaction in an important element to the online education experience.

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The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS). YourMembership.com, an AMS with a built-in social community platform Acquires Digital Ignite , the most socialicious LMS on the market. (We Just over half of respondents (51 percent) report using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver and manage education. This post originally appeared on Online Community Results.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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Karim Guirguis, chief strategy and innovation officer at the American Bankruptcy Institute. Every system is important along the member journey, from AMS and LMS to support, marketing automation, and online communities.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

Reid All About it

When you’re selecting technology, like a learning management system (LMS), there’s so many ways you can botch the decision, mostly because you don’t know what you don’t know. WBT Systems suggests ten factors you should consider while developing requirements for your new LMS. LMS Success: Keys to Building Participation and Revenue. Hear about strategies to create and evolve your LMS to ensure it becomes a strong foundation to grow your online education.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.23.16

Reid All About it

Mon 9/26 at 2 p.m.* – The Strategic AMS + LMS: Efficiency Made Easy. The tools to minimize time and maximize impact are housed in your association management system (AMS) and learning management system (LMS). Learn how to make the most out of your AMS + LMS to enhance your association, the top features to consider when shopping for association software, and how to navigate the marketplace and make an informed decision. Host: ASAE Ideas and Innovation Collaborate Group.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.18.16

Reid All About it

Innovation by Design: Building Your Innovation Capabilities to Deliver More Value to Members. We’ve all heard leaders declare, or perhaps you’ve said it yourself, “we need to be more innovative.” Learn the key considerations and tips to help align your team, explore your innovation opportunities, identify and develop new ideas, and navigate the challenges that pop up along the way. What Community and Social Features Are Vital to Your Organization’s LMS?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.18.16

Reid All About it

Innovation by Design: Building Your Innovation Capabilities to Deliver More Value to Members. We’ve all heard leaders declare, or perhaps you’ve said it yourself, “we need to be more innovative.” Learn the key considerations and tips to help align your team, explore your innovation opportunities, identify and develop new ideas, and navigate the challenges that pop up along the way. What Community and Social Features Are Vital to Your Organization’s LMS?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

Discover innovative methods to advance professionally, despite these new challenges. Learn how to build a content library, get started with an LMS, and motivate your members to join in the program. to launching a Learning Management System (LMS) in three months with seven existing online courses and 40 webcasts. Find out where Kara netted out after 12 months, how her organization’s LMS grew revenue by over 130% and what to expect when launching your own LMS.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.27.16

Reid All About it

Mon 6/27 at 1 p.m.* – Road to Innovation: Why the AMS Platform Supersedes All Else. Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Find out with Jeff De Cagna, Chief Strategist and Founder of Principled Innovation during the weekly Association Chat on the Blab platform, hosted by KiKi L’Italien, founder of Amplified Growth.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.1.19

Reid All About it

I know, I know, the mirrorworld will spark innovations that will transform education, travel, healthcare, science, and who knows what else for the better. Offering a certification program through your LMS can formalize the relationship with the learner and create loyalty to your organization. Hear about the latest best practices for setting up a certification and approaches for integrating these programs into your LMS.

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Best Practices for Monetizing eLearning Content

Fonteva

These advancements allow associations to be more innovative while increasing the value they can provide to their members. Since we’re talking about eLearning specifically, you’re probably going to want to sell these items on your LMS. You could sell sponsorships for live virtual events, on-demand modules, courses, or even the entire LMS. For as long as most of us can remember, a large majority of revenue for professional associations came from membership dues.

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Daily Buzz: Event Registration’s New Frontier

Associations Now

We see innovative solutions focusing on the one thing companies do exceedingly well and integrating their tech with other best-in-breed solutions,” says Adrien Peterson, chief technology officer at EventCore, in an interview with Smart Meetings. What Should You Look For in an LMS? I know several #association leaders either developing their own system or trying to customize an out of the box LMS to fit their needs. Another LMS requirement?

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Developing Online Learning Strategies in a Virtual World

Protech

T o no surprise, t he high demand for online learning software has sparked rapid innovation , leaving association managers with little time to adapt to their members’ needs. . Without a strong set of thought leaders and subject matter experts, it will be challenging to create the innovative content that your members want. By Brian Smith, Communications Specialist . Many a ssociation member s are fierce believers in the idea of “forever learn ing. ”

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.21.20

Reid All About it

It’s common to hear that member experts lack respect for staff’s attempts to apply innovative new formats and instructional-design best practices. Presenters: Erin Lee, Vice President Marketing & Customer Experience, Biotechnology Innovation Organization.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

Reid All About it

Even though WBT is a learning management system (LMS) provider, not one of the trends and opportunities they highlight is about technology. We’ll focus on themes like the role of components in the association ecosystem, harnessing innovation from your chapters, and addressing the volunteer issue. LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

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2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM

YourMembership Blog

You may be wondering why an LMS offering now? AMS, LMS and Job Board technologies have proven themselves in the association marketplace, but what about the new offerings we’ve yet to consider? It is one thing to say you want to be innovative, and completely another to figure out how to do so.”. On January 22, we will hold our monthly CAE Thought Leadership Webinar titled Fads, Trends and Signals: Three Keys to Successful Innovation for Associations. Welcome to 2015!