Buying an LMS

A Multi-Perspective Look at LMS References

March 1, 2020

When you invest in an LMS, you are sticking your neck out professionally by committing $100,000 or $1,000,000 to a system that touches every employee, channel partner and/or customer in your business ecosystem. It’s your responsibility to [...learn more...]

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

August 17, 2017

It happens at least once a week.  I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges.  Often, these posts attract dozens of responses from LMS vendors, each claiming they offer the best solution, based on [...learn more...]

The LMS Sandbox: How to Play For Keeps

April 18, 2017

Why does everything about the LMS market seem so complex?  To find the best learning technology fit, we must sort through various learning platform types, license models, functionality, integration capacity, implementation services (or lack of) [...learn more...]

5 Ways to Buy an LMS You Will Hate!

June 7, 2016

You hear a lot of chatter over the last decade about how everyone hates their learning management system.  Some people even think customer dissatisfaction is the reason there are 700 LMS vendors.  I don’t think that is the case.  I’ve spoken [...learn more...]

LMS Implementation Pricing: Take 2

May 2, 2016

Bloggers know instantly when we’ve hit a good topic that deserves further exploration. It’s easy to see in the volume and variety of feedback from readers. Recently, I wrote about “Shrinking LMS Implementation Fees Drive Market [...learn more...]

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

December 30, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, it makes sense to look back and reflect on highlights from the past year. It’s especially appropriate for our team at Talented Learning, because the New Year also marks our second anniversary and a chance to [...learn more...]

What to Do While Waiting for LMS Budget Approval

January 28, 2015

Getting final budget approval for a learning management system (LMS) is kind of like pushing over a Coke machine. It usually takes a few tries. The buying cycle for a new or an upgraded LMS averages 12-24 months – and can easily take much longer. [...learn more...]