Usability Tips for a Seamless LMS

Web Courseworks Associations

On top of that, they utilize additional platforms such as a Learning Management System (LMS). The post Usability Tips for a Seamless LMS appeared first on Web Courseworks. Managing eLearning Blog association elearning LMS usability website

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Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? Benefits of Working with an LMS Consultant. Their knowledge of LMS providers goes beyond a company’s reputation.

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The TV Show Cheers and Your LMS

CommPartners

Blog e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS user exeperienceIt’s hard to believe that the TV show, Cheers, had its last year on air in 1993, which is actually the year CommPartners was founded.

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LMS Implementation: Top Tips for Success

Blue Sky eLearn

Selected your LMS provider. Not all LMS platforms and providers are created equal. While there are many moving parts on the vendor side of an LMS implementation, there are plenty of moving parts in your organization as well. You’ve made your decision. Now comes implementation.

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Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks Associations

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure.

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Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Whether you are getting ready to select your first LMS, or are looking to make a switch, there are some guidelines to follow to ensure you make the best decision for your organization.

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LMS Buy-In: How to Overcome these Top 4 Objections

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’ve never implemented a Learning Management System (LMS) before then it’s never been a part of your budget before. In no time your sponsors and/or learners can be covering your LMS costs and then some. Having an intuitive, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly LMS is a must.

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How to Develop Really Good LMS Requirements

WBT Systems

The request for proposal you send to learning management system (LMS) providers is only as good as the process you use to develop your LMS requirements. If you don’t accurately and completely identify and prioritize your real needs during that process, your new LMS will fall short of expectations. Before you even think about creating a request for proposal (RFP), you must spend time on the LMS requirements gathering and analysis process. Prioritizing LMS requirements.

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Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

In last week’s post, I had the opportunity to dig into the first five ingredients of a winning learning management system (LMS) recipe. The post Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. Today, I’ll share the eight remaining elements to ensure your association has sweet success with its continuing education (CE) programs. CE Management: Providing learners with an easy way to report and claim credits is paramount.

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7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part 2.

YourMembership Blog

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7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part 3.

YourMembership Blog

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7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part I.

YourMembership Blog

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Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

WBT Systems

Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation. Read more about Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

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Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment: 5 Takeaways

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, I listened to Tagoras’ Leading Learning podcast, 5 Keys to Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment. They shared some great tips everyone should consider when developing their eLearning program and LMS strategy.

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Is the LMS DOA?

Blue Sky eLearn

Headlines like, “The LMS Market Is Quickly Losing Ground,” and “Traditional eLearning is Dead,” have prompted concerned association leaders to ask me: “Why should I invest in an LMS if the technology is dying?”. Corporate LMS Systems Must Evolve or Die.

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AMS/LMS integration blueprint: Create efficiency, enhance experience, bridge the gap.

YourMembership Blog

Perhaps one of the most important features of a learning management system (LMS) is its ability to integrate with the heart of your operation—your association management software (AMS) system. The post AMS/LMS integration blueprint: Create efficiency, enhance experience, bridge the gap. The handshake between these two systems, and the seamless exchange of data between them, can mean all the difference in how your association is able to.

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Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

The post Part 1: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. The continuing education (CE) market is sweet. By some estimates, CE represents $47 billion of total formal training spending in the United States alone. So, it’s no surprise the CE market is attracting a broad spectrum of providers. Associations, for-profit commercial training companies, academic institutions and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for a slice of.

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The Critical Role of an LMS Business Analyst during Implementation

WBT Systems

The Critical Role of an LMS Business Analyst during Implementation. Read more about The Critical Role of an LMS Business Analyst during Implementation

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The Critical Role of an LMS Project Manager during Implementation

WBT Systems

The Critical Role of an LMS Project Manager during Implementation. Read more about The Critical Role of an LMS Project Manager during Implementation

Open Source LMS: Hidden Costs for Associations

WBT Systems

Many associations have, at some point, considered the benefits of choosing an open source LMS for delivering their education programs. Hidden Costs of an Open Source LMS. Case Study: Limitations of an Open Source LMS. Resolving Open Source Issues with an Association LMS.

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Master LMS selection, and avoid the pitfalls.

YourMembership Blog

With more than 700 learning management system (LMS) solutions in the marketplace, choosing the right one can be downright intimidating. How does one even begin to understand which LMS best meets the needs of your organization? The post Master LMS selection, and avoid the pitfalls. What bells and whistles are critical to developing, maintaining and growing a successful learning program? While this undoubtedly varies. appeared first on YourMembership.

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Make a Splash: Promoting Your New LMS and Making a Great First Impression

Blue Sky eLearn

Your LMS is ready to launch. You’ve finished the initial implementation of your LMS and are ready to go live. Is your LMS is already live? ” email previewing some of the features of your new LMS and highlighting popular content two weeks before your go-live date.

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Essential Steps BEFORE Planning for an LMS Implementation

WBT Systems

It’s during this time of evaluation that the organization’s learning management system (LMS) can come under scrutiny. Has your organization outgrown your LMS? A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization.

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5 tips to get your leaders to love new LMS technology.

YourMembership Blog

The post 5 tips to get your leaders to love new LMS technology. From our Community Brands Digital Member Study, we learned there’s a strong correlation between member loyalty and technology. Members who believe their professional membership organization is an early technology adopter are generally more satisfied and feel more connected to their organization. We see these loyalty metrics rise even more when members perceive their organization’s use of.

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How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Ask around for request for proposal (RFP) samples and send one of them to a dozen LMS vendors? You know the answer already if you read last week’s post : an LMS RFP is not the first step of the selection process, it’s the result of the first step. The first step is gathering and prioritizing your requirements for a new LMS. Borrowing another association’s LMS RFP. What’s in an LMS RFP?

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4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

On this Valentine’s Day, instead of plying you with sweet treats that may inspire a strong initial attraction that will fizzle out over time, we want to walk you through the 4 stages of truly falling in love with your LMS, and making sure your learners do the same.

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Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

WBT Systems

TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS. The flexibility of TopClass LMS provides powerful learning solutions for iMIS customers through an off-the-shelf integration with iMIS 15 and iMIS 20. Explore the new TopClass LMS version 10 at ASI Europe Insight Day!

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Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

WBT Systems

Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation. Read more about Advice for LMS Training During and After Implementation

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Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

When implementing a new Association LMS, or upgrading your existing system, one of the top worries is “How will we get our members and new learners to use this new system?” Make it Easy to Find Training with your Association LMS.

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The Critical Role of LMS Developers & QA Testers during Implementation

WBT Systems

The Critical Role of LMS Developers & QA Testers during Implementation. Read more about The Critical Role of LMS Developers & QA Testers during Implementation

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The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

WBT Systems

The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform. Read more about The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

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Why an LMS Is a Game Changer for Members and Associations

WBT Systems

Why an LMS Is a Game Changer for Members and Associations. Read more about Why an LMS Is a Game Changer for Members and Associations

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Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Successful Delivery of Blended Learning with an LMS. An LMS can be used to easily deliver the technology elements of your education program. As we have previously outlined in our blog, an LMS can also be a really useful tool to help organize and manage the delivery of offline learning.

The Critical Role of an LMS Business Analyst during Implementation

WBT Systems

The Critical Role of an LMS Business Analyst during Implementation. Read more about The Critical Role of an LMS Business Analyst during Implementation

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The Critical Role of an LMS Project Manager during Implementation

WBT Systems

The Critical Role of an LMS Project Manager during Implementation. Read more about The Critical Role of an LMS Project Manager during Implementation

The Critical Role of LMS Developers & QA Testers during Implementation

WBT Systems

The Critical Role of LMS Developers & QA Testers during Implementation. Read more about The Critical Role of LMS Developers & QA Testers during Implementation

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LMS Vendor Relationships: Food for Thought

WBT Systems

What is your LMS vendor serving up for your Professional Learners? But how can a good relationship with your LMS vendor help you to deliver the best quality education for your learners? However, this is not always the case when organizations are choosing a new LMS solution.

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How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

As dysfunctional and frustrating as that old learning management system (LMS) is, your association still relies upon it. But, let’s face it, your current LMS is holding you back. You need a better LMS but the powers that be aren’t going to like that news. Your argument for a new LMS has to be rock solid, so first we’re going to explain how to prepare a business case for a new LMS. Preparing Your Case for a New LMS.

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When is it time for a new Association LMS?

WBT Systems

With over 600 LMS vendors providing solutions for a variety of education technology needs, from generic to niche solutions, open source to proprietary platforms – how can you be sure that you have the right learning solution for your association? Do your learners need a new association LMS?

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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. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

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3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

In this modern world of ‘information at your fingertips’, how can your Learning Management System (LMS) help you to incorporate reflective learning in your education programs? 3 Ways to Facilitate Reflective Learning with your LMS.

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LMS and Community: First Year Lessons Learned

CommPartners

Blog association community e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS social learningIt has been almost a year since CommPartners and Higher Logic began formally collaborating with the premise that learning in its many forms is a natural extension of community engagement. This concept is not new for most of us. I remember many conversations that took place at ASAE Annual Conferences and other meetings over the […].

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How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Your wish can come true if you know how to make a persuasive case for a new learning management system (LMS) to the decision-makers at your association. Last week, we explained how to prepare your business case for a new LMS —from collecting evidence to gathering allies. Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. You must figure out how to connect a new LMS to those values.

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