The Role of an LMS Business Analyst during LMS Implementation

WBT Systems

However, you can avoid ending up with the wrong “swing” by working with a LMS business analyst during your LMS implementation. A LMS business analyst helps associations translate business and technical needs into system requirements so you end up with an LMS that meets and maybe even exceeds your organization’s and system users’ expectations. The specialized expertise of an LMS business analyst. The LMS business analyst’s role during a LMS project.

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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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LMS Integration: Why is it important?

Blue Sky eLearn

You probably know what an LMS is – a Learning Management System. But is your LMS integrated? eLearning Industry goes as far as to say that an LMS API is the single most important feature for training automation. Want to learn more about Blue Sky’s Path LMS and integrations?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

WBT Systems

Is your LMS provider stuck in a rut? If your LMS isn’t moving forward with you, it might mean it’s going downhill. The next time you select a new learning platform, one of the factors to consider is the vendor’s LMS roadmap. LMS roadmap: are promises delivered? If the roadmap isn’t providing the information you seek, ask the vendor specifically about their plans to add new features and functionality, especially the ones in your LMS requirements.

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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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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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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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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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Connect with TopClass LMS at 2017 NiUG New Orleans Conference

WBT Systems

With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

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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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Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017

WBT Systems

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 and iMIS: Integrated, Engaging, Cloud-Safe Learning. Check out What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

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eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS

WBT Systems

How can you use your association LMS to provide eLearning assessment that is supportive of the learning process and engaging for learners? Assessments can take many forms in an LMS, such as pre-and post-learning surveys, short quizzes, or detailed examinations.

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Summer School? No, time to evaluate LMS performance

WBT Systems

2) LMS Performance. The performance of your LMS is crucial for your learners. Get in touch if you would like to know how TopClass LMS can help with the success or short-comings of your training programs. No, time to evaluate LMS performance appeared first on WBT Systems.

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LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

He describes the differences between the most commonly used tools as follows: A learning management system (LMS) is an administrative and registration tool. The lesson is usually not created in the LMS.

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What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

WBT Systems

The new version of TopClass LMS (Learning Management System) is here and we are excited to share with you the great new features that make participation more rewarding for professional learners and simplify the delivery of learning for administrators. New Features in TopClass LMS version 10.

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Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

During the selection and implementation of a learning management system (LMS), you have many decisions to make. But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? Where do you want members and customers to search for online learning programs and where do you want them to make their purchase (register/enroll)—in your LMS or in your AMS?

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WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release

WBT Systems

TopClass 10 extends the existing social learning capabilities of TopClass LMS with the introduction of enhanced learner profiles and digital badges with full OpenBadges compatibility.

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Discover your new TopClass LMS at NiUG Discovery 2016!

WBT Systems

With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. Discover the new TopClass LMS version 10 at NiUG Discovery! Check out What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

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Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

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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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