Composing a LMS RFP can be a daunting task—with so many vendors in the market, where do you begin? To make things a little easier, we have compiled some quick tips to get you started. These are designed to help you build a foundation for creating your RFP for LMS like Moodle and Totara Learn.
The iceberg analogy is one we often use when discussing implementations. Buyers spend a great deal of time looking for the LMS features that they want, but rarely stop to think about the aspects under the surface - like training, or support. These “hidden” aspects are important to consider and to know upfront when assessing a potential LMS because they give you an understanding of where your money is going.
If you’re considering adopting an LMS (or in the process of implementing one), you’re going to need to formulate a business case for the learning technology. One of the easiest ways to do this is to explore the cost differences between LMS learning, and your current method of learning, whether it’s face-to-face, webinar training, or through a proprietary LMS.
Shopping for a Learning Management System (LMS) is not easy. With so many options on the market, and so little time—how can you be sure that the product you’re allocating budget to will have everything you need? If only there was some sort of criteria… We have over 20 years of experience in training and learning, so we can shed some light on what to look for when shopping for an LMS that’s a right fit for your organization.
Measuring the value to an organization is a complex, but important component of any corporate training course or program. At the very base, training should have a purpose — To inform, to teach, to improve, and to teach. Introducing evaluation and tying it to performance will identify if learning has occurred during and after training, and if job performance improvements have been realized. Measuring improvements in job performance will also provide valuable data for measuring the cost-benefits to the organization.
After such a busy year of new and improved products, features and capabilities in the open source LMS world, we thought we would put together a “2016 in Review” holiday reading guide to get you caught up on the latest and greatest news related to Moodle, Totara, and Lambda Learning Solutions.
This year brought an abundance of exciting new features and enhancements to Moodle, Totara, and Lambda Solutions - learn more in this series of short (but informative!) excerpts from some of our 2016 blog posts!
eCommerce integration is one of the most highly requested features for learning management systems like Moodle and Totara LMS. Why? Because a eCommerce integration for your LMS allows your eLearning departments to either become cost-neutral, or turn a profit - with the amount of money that goes into creating courses and programs, this is a welcome benefit.
Open source software is used by some of the world’s top organizations, like McDonalds, the US Department of Defense, and Google. You don’t have to look hard to find out why, as the benefits of open source software are endless. Open Source learning management systems cost less, they are highly flexible and they are more secure. Despite these positive features, there seems to be some common misconceptions surrounding open source technology. We would like to take this opportunity to debunk 3 common open source myths.