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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...]

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

June 6, 2017

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory Somehow I made it through more than 3 years and 150 LMSs without seeing or reviewing the Adobe Captivate Prime LMS. Recently, several clients asked me about it by name, so I headed to the Adobe website for a [...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...]

Association LMS Buying Companion

August 15, 2016

For most of us, August means vacation.  It’s the ideal time to get away and recharge before fall kicks in.  But for association professionals, August brings another kind of opportunity.  It’s when thousands of ASAE members come [...learn more...]

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

April 14, 2016

By our estimates, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace.  These LMS vendors range from global software companies to tiny cloud vendors.  Why are there so many?  How do they all survive?  Who is doing [...learn more...]

Top 10 LMS Demonstrators in the World

July 27, 2015

LMS demonstrators have it tough.  They are not running the sales cycle but rather get brought in at certain points of many sales cycles.  They are expected to get up to speed quickly on every account and deliver a tailored, business impactful demo [...learn more...]

A Multi-Perspective Look at LMS References

March 31, 2015

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...]

Define your LMS Requirements Like a Pro

December 14, 2014

Contrary to other analysts in the learning technology industry, I come at LMS buying topics from a vendor’s selling standpoint.  After selling 100+ learning solutions, I’ve developed a viewpoint that is much different from someone [...learn more...]
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