A learning management system (LMS) is software that facilitates the creation, administration, tracking, roll out, and data analytics for training programmes. When most business leaders think of an LMS they think human resources. Yet the applications of an LMS extend far beyond back-office training, and the fact that the market is worth $165 billion and growing year over year is a good indicator of how innovative leaders are getting with uses for their LMS software.
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For many L&D professionals, hosting can be something of an afterthought when it comes to implementing a new LMS. But LMS hosting is a vital thing to consider as part of the procurement process. Will you self-host or will your LMS vendor host it for you? How will this affect access to content? What about speed? What if something goes wrong? When will downtime occur for maintenance? It's a big, complex decision, and there are lots of misconceptions when it comes to hosting an LMS.
Remember our recent post about how to support multiple tenants with Totara Learn? We decided to put together a scenario to help explore the idea of multi-tenancy in more detail. Remember, in this context, multi-tenancy is considered the ability to support disparate organisations within just one Totara Learn installation. We're going to take a look at how this would work for a fictional organisation, Veloci Petes.
Choosing a new LMS can be daunting. Thankfully, help is at hand from Learning Nexus' Sam Harris. Sam plays a role in showcasing the capabilities of Learning Nexus to new customers. As Marketing Manager, she also supports Totara customers when launching their new LMS. Check out her top tips for making the right choice when you select your next LMS.
When you’re starting to explore e-learning for your organisation, the research alone can be a daunting task. There are so many providers offering LMS products and services, it can be hard to understand what they are and if they’re relevant for your needs.
When searching for a new LMS support provider, you’ll be looking for an organisation that can offer a quality and availability of service which meets the demands of you and your stakeholders.
As always, understanding your requirements means asking the right questions internally before asking the right questions externally.
Cost associated with support services will likely be of major importance to your organisation, so it is essential that you understand the various offers and packages your prospective partners can provide.
Selecting the right learning management system (LMS) is only half the battle. To get the most out of your new LMS, you need to know how to effectively administer and integrate it into your organisational structure. This easy recipe will help you successfully launch your LMS within your company.
Choosing a Learning Management System (LMS) in a market of over 600 can be a daunting task. So, where do you start? To help you choose the best LMS, we have prepared a recipe in collaboration with Webanywhere with everything you should keep in the mix.
Asking the right questions up front is one way to help ensure you find the right LMS hosting provider for your organisation. In this blog post, which originally appeared on eLearning Industry, we'll take a look at some of these questions to help you make the best decision.