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11 Must-Have LMS Features Checklist for New LMS Buyers

Posted by Christopher Pappas on Jul 6, 2017 10:23:07 AM

So, you've made the decision to switch to online training and now it's time to find the best tool for the job. Namely, a Learning Management System that can live up to your expectations and warrant the investment. The secret is selecting an LMS that delivers all the right perks without wasting resources on unnecessary functions. Here's a top 11 list of the quintessential LMS features that new LMS buyers should consider.

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Topics: lms features

3 Must-Have Capabilities That Transform Your Moodle Reports

Posted by Ben Young on Jul 4, 2017 10:15:00 AM

LMS reports aren’t always easy to run or easy to read. While Moodle and other learning management systems provide basic reporting capabilities, the functionality has its limits and most organizations are left wanting something more.

Zoola™ Analytics is a cloud-based reporting solution that allows you to transform your Moodle LMS data into meaningful learning and training insights in minutes. Zoola empowers your Moodle LMS to make reporting easy to use and easy to understand.

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Topics: learning analytics, Moodle, Moodle Reporting

7 Cost Considerations When Buying an LMS

Posted by Ben Young on Jun 30, 2017 4:22:52 PM

If you’re purchasing a learning management system (LMS), you’ve probably established a budget. But knowing how much you can spend on a new LMS is only half of the equation. You also need to make sure you’re paying for the right features. 

There are over 300 LMS applications available, and each one has its own configuration of offerings. Let’s look at the considerations you should keep in mind when purchasing an LMS so that you only pay for the things you need.

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Topics: LMS ROI, LMS, eLearning, LMS Costs

8 Tips to Use Data Visualizations in Compliance Online Training

Posted by Christopher Pappas on Jun 23, 2017 10:33:53 AM

 Are your employees absorbing all the key facts and figures? In this article, I'll share 8 tips to use data visualizations to improve your compliance online training course.


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Topics: compliance, online training, data, learning analytics, corporate online training

Tips for Driving Learning Success with Moodle LMS Reporting

Posted by Stewart Rogers on Jun 19, 2017 3:40:44 PM


For many companies, LMS reporting is a black box of data that provides limited insight. It’s not that there isn’t any data, but accessing or using the data can be very challenging and frustrating.

Data-driven LMS reporting is a fundamental part of assessing the success of your online learning initiative. But without data-driven insights, you have no way of measuring learners’ success or improving your online learning programs—It’s like flying blind.

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Topics: Moodle eLearning, reporting, LMS, e-learning tools, lms reporting, Moodle Reporting

Top 9 Factors to Consider When Calculating Your LMS Budget

Posted by Christopher Pappas on Jun 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Learning Management Systems give you the ability to deploy online training on a massive scale. Every member of your organization can access the LMS platform to receive personalized online training resources, regardless of their goals or job responsibilities. But how much can you expect to pay for an effective Learning Management System? Here are the 9 important factors to keep in mind when calculating your LMS budget.

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Topics: LMS, eLearning, online learning, LMS Costs, learning budget

7 Tips To Get You Started with Your Moodle RFP

Posted by Nimritta P. on May 2, 2017 1:37:41 PM

Composing a Moodle 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.

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Topics: Moodle LMS, lms market, eLearning, learning management software, online learning, how to Moodle, rfp

Seeking LMS Reporting and Analytics? A Solution Checklist

Posted by Nimritta P. on Apr 21, 2017 4:34:37 PM

LMS Reporting for open source learning is one of the top pain points among Moodle and Totara  users. Moodle reporting needs are often complex, and they only increase over time (as programs grow, and organizations expand). Unfortunately, many of the LMS reporting and analytics solutions that are available simply do not have the capacity to provide what users need. This can make shopping for a LMS reporting solution a lengthy process, with limited success. We have compiled an easy checklist to help you select a robust solution, perfect for your LMS reporting needs. 

We also held a webinar on Selecting the Right LMS Reporting Tool for your learning management system, where we go over some tips for the evaluation process.

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Topics: education technology, learning analytics, reporting, Totara LMS, lms reporting

The Costs Associated with an Open Source LMS

Posted by Nimritta P. on Apr 13, 2017 9:45:04 AM

The iceberg analogy is one we use often 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.

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Topics: Open source, open source LMS, online education costs

The Learning Analytics Revolution

Posted by Nimritta P. on Apr 5, 2017 10:20:00 AM

How would you go about completely transforming the world of education as we know it, by (literally, and figuratively) tearing down classroom walls, encouraging educators to quit the in-class lecture-style teaching methods they're used to, and have them assist online learning without causing an outrage? Show them the learning data that proves how well it works. 

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Topics: education technology, student centered learning, analyzing education trends, learning analytics Moodle, learning analytics, eLearning, computer assisted learning, personalized learning, education technologies, lms reporting

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