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. .

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How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

While you can’t really launch an LMS with no content, you probably already have some waiting in the wings and can get up and running much sooner than you t hink ! . Instead of leaving these on your regular website, move any educational white papers over to your LMS. .

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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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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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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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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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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

Key among these recommendations is that associations must be willing to consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Why Emphasize Technology for Association Education Programs?

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

With so many options out there, and every vendor keen to advertise their platform with the latest bells and whistles or the ”prettiest” interface, how do you make sure that your LMS performs the way your organization needs it to? Generate Non-Dues Revenue with your LMS.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

“Harley Davidson bikes are twice the price of the same exact Honda bike but will outsell it 13-1 because of community” – Ken Schmidt #HLSF16. For example, if you only offer education through conferences, could you look at incorporating some technology?

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It’s all about education, which for many associations means an LMS

Effective Database

And of course, these offerings have to be at a relatively low price point, and have to be easily accessible, which in the most generic form means webinars and/or other forms of online learning. And this has a variety of implications for associations: Choosing an appropriate LMS. The interesting thing about the LMS market is that it’s WAY bigger than the AMS market, because LMSes serve far more than the association market. What technology really does?!?).

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Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

In a previous post, we explored whether the age of members affects the organization’s choice of LMS , noting the differences between younger and older learners’ preferences for how learning is delivered. So it seems that Price is right.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. An example would be getting your high-fidelity medical simulator to talk to your LMS and LRS.

Looking For a Virtual Events Partner? Be Sure To Ask These 10 Questions

Blue Sky eLearn

Are you a reseller for your event platform or is it your own technology? This is fine for supporting simple events, but for larger high-exposure events it is best to work with a vendor who controls their own technology platform. How do you price your virtual events?

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Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Pricing available on the GrowthZone website and product demos available upon request. Pricing available upon request. Additional features include: Fundraising/CRM, Accounting Software, Web Hosting, and Learning Management System (LMS). Pricing available upon request.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

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One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

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Don’t wait until your LMS implementation is nearing the end to figure out what kind of reports you need. The time for discussing reporting requirements is way back before you even select an LMS platform. WBT Systems explains how to identify your LMS reporting requirements.

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Best Practices for Monetizing eLearning Content

Fonteva

As the importance of non-dues revenue continues to grow, technological advancements have become one of the biggest drivers. If you’re offering anything for continuing education credit, certificates or certifications are the first things we would recommend putting a price tag on.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

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Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions shares his observations and advice from two years of association technology assessments. To make many of the changes Mike suggests, you need more than technology, you need staff with an innovation mindset.

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10 virtual event tools you can use to move your meetings online

Association Success

Note that LiveStorm does max out at 1,000 live attendees unless you speak with someone about enterprise pricing. . Contact for pricing. Contact for pricing.

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How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations

WBT Systems

Develop effective pricing and marketing strategies. A fiercely independent LMS selection consultant and blogger, John helps organizations develop technology strategies that support learning initiatives – primarily for the extended enterprise.

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

.orgCommunity

New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. WBT Systems develops TopClass LMS and is a proud sponsor of Solutions Day 2019. Generation Z and young Millennials are different.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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From augmented reality and virtual reality to mixed reality and beyond, discover what new technologies are actually relevant to your meetings, how they may impact your budget and how you can best use them to improve both your attendees’ experience and the ROI of your event.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.27.16

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Learn how to evaluate an Association Management Software based on 3 important, often overlooked criteria, avoid hidden costs you may not see on the surface, and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. – LMS Implementation: What Every Buyer MUST Know.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

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A classic marketing mantra (about pricing) is flawed. Find out how onsite event technology can enable you to gather invaluable data when it comes to measuring and tracking the attendee journey and proving the impact of your event. Host: Association Women in Technology Champions.

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How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Ensure your organization has the necessary technology to support an influx of online activity. Check in with your IT department to make sure an additional load of visitors to your LMS, forum or other digital assets is manageable. . Michael Tatonetti, the Director of Certification and Education with the Professional Pricing Society, said his association is providing recession-specific content to its entire audience. . “We

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

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Make a checklist out of this one: Kylee Coffman at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to make Google love your association website. “ Host: ASAE Technology Section. Moderators: Laura Lewis, Director of Technology, Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? If you work for a membership organization, please participate in the Association Learning + Technology survey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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Actual Disruption: Part 3 – Members Are Using the LMS, Right? Hear how associations have changed how they are using their LMS platforms differently to provide value to members since the changes to their models as a result of COVID-19.

How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Learning Management System (LMS): Self-education is a big sign your customer is ready for a call – willingness to learn about your products is a great indicator of whether your customer is happy with their product experience and want to invest further.

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AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

At YM, we’re always adapting as the voice of the customer changes, when our competitors shift, or when new technology and business models emerge. Price sits high in the consideration criteria when selecting technology. Are You Built for Speed?

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The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. This recently released report, based on a survey of more than 200 associations, describes how trade and professional associations are using technology to enable and enhance learning. Tagoras learned that 93% of the survey participants use technology to deliver learning. Develop processes for e-learning product development and pricing.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

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How we manage our career and go about finding work has radically shifted due to emerging technologies and constantly changing economic conditions. Hear some straight talk about membership software pricing. The LMS Meets 2017: What Every Buyer Must Know.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

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Now, other organizations are leveraging the unique strengths of open source to deliver world-class learning at an affordable price. Learn about the business and educational benefits of open source, differences between open source and a commercial LMS, tips for getting started, and more.

Unlock Your eLearning Differentiator & Iconic Advantage

WBT Systems

Technology continually creates new opportunities for your association’s educational programs, but it also lowers the barrier to entry for competitors to enter and disrupt your market. Talk to students about the different aspects of their experience: instructors, curriculum, materials, delivery formats, learning community, LMS features, and, most importantly, impact. Or, use the email feature within your LMS to notify members about relevant and timely online courses.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

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Learn about different opportunities to make connections between national and state chapters, and the benefits of leveraging your chapters through existing technology channels. Technology vs. Innovation: Association Learning Strategies in Practice.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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Dan Hickey at DelCor describes the seven steps your association should take when building a technology project team. Integrating Your AMS & LMS: Bridging the Gap. Presenter: Chris Green, Senior Application Analyst at Association Technologies, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. – LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. – LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.