Articles in this category offer useful information about learning management systems, what to look for in one and how to manage it to get the most out of it.

LMS to be successful

What it takes for an LMS to be successful


The power of a good LMS lies in its capacity to empower learners, bring up engagement scores and make a positive change. However, in order for e-learning to remain successful in delivering optimal results, it needs to be designed and deployed keeping in mind a few essential aspects.

before buying an LMS

5 questions to ask yourself before buying an LMS


The market is now teaming with LMS solutions for every type of organization and a wide range of expectations and needs. However, buying an LMS is a decision to be made for a longer period of time so it is really important do pick the right one. So here are the main questions to ask before venturing into a LMS purchase.

right type of LMS

How to choose the right type of LMS for your organization


When choosing the right LMS, it’s not a question of which is superior to the others but of which fits best the needs (and budget) of the organisation. All stakeholders should have a say in the final choice and a debate about it can only be constructive. The choice has to be one that will be relevant for the foreseeable future.

make an LMS feel more personal

How to make an LMS feel more personal for each trainee


The introduction of Learning Management Systems in organizations has the advantage of making all of the processes more effective and easy to track. The downside of this can easily become the overall impersonal feel – when all is translated into numbers. To avoid this, any LMS designer ought to strive to incorporate features that will allow L&D professionals to tailor learning paths and interventions to fit the intended users.

implementing a new LMS

4 Steps for implementing a new LMS


In a time when life has more or less moved online and people are depending on technology to make everything easier and less time consuming, it makes perfect sense for organizations to depend on intricate LMSs when it comes to developing their employees. The steps to be taken for a successful LMS implementation are: planning, configuration, communication and testing, with a huge accent on communication.

business LMS – from basic requirement to learning ecosystem

The business LMS – from basic requirement to learning ecosystem


Learning management systems are not new to corporate learning, they have been around for quite some time. The LMS is the critical component to the entire e-learning program, acting both as the foundation (by incorporating all the modules) and as the engine (by providing the environment in which learners can access them and suggesting various topics based on curriculum and personal interest).

5 Non-negotiable features to expect from any business LMS

5 Non-negotiable features to expect from any business LMS [Infographic]


An LMS is like an ecosystem made out of an array of features, that together form a complete learning and training solution. While there will never be two LMS vendors with the same exact features, there will never be two companies that need the exact same features in an LMS. However, there are a few core aspects of an LMS that should be part of any vendor’s training solution and any company’s must-haves. Here are 5 of these:

LMS of the future

The LMS of the future: two predictions


Years ago the e-learning industry and the learning management systems were rather different from today. But where is this whole online learning thing going? What should we expect from tomorrow’s LMS? While I don’t have a magic ball and I can’t know for sure how the future will look like with respect to learning management systems, I think I can make some predictions. Two, to be more precise.

LMS for entrepreneurs

How an LMS for entrepreneurs can impact their work


In a world that can’t stop learning even small businesses and one-person companies (OPCs) — or independent entrepreneurs — can’t afford to ignore the advantages that come along when using a learning management system (LMS). They can use an LMS as the powerful tool it is to seamlessly create online courses about what they know best, promote and sell those courses, and analyze course data for constant learning.

LMS reports

LMS reports: 7 Tips to track skill development with an LMS


Skills make the world go round. Well, at least the corporate world. Your employees must master the skills they need to navigate each new work day, from communication and lateral thinking to the fine art of negotiation and persuasion. But how do you know if your staff is building the skill sets their job demands? Here are 7 tips to track skill growth with the help of LMS reports.