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What is the Cost of an Open Source LMS?

Reality check - Open Source LMS: a costly affair

A fair number of people who seek out an open source LMS have a major misconception that it is free. Over 60% people want to choose an open source LMS while looking for a solution to manage their learning cycle is because they have no license fee and is supported by a large; very large community. Yes it is an open source and it is free! But dig further and you will find out that free does not mean you have no costs. Dig a little further and you may actually find that you could spend more on your open source LMS than a proprietary LMS. Let us explain how…

Traditional vs. Modern Learning Systems

Traditional vs. Modern Learning Systems

As we consider upgrading our learning systems to meet the needs of our future rock stars, training administrators, business-line managers, and Human Resources departments, it is probably best to forget the definitions of the traditional systems and focus our sights on a modern learning system, regardless of its classification or name. For seasoned learning professionals, this can be a difficult thing to do.

A Culture of Empowerment: Beat the 70:20:10 Problem and Secure ROI

A Culture of Empowerment: Beat the 70:20:10 Problem and Secure ROI

You’ll have heard about the 70:20:10 problem by now. It’s a theory about the way in which we learn: only 10% of our knowledge comes from formal training, while 20% comes from observing others and a whopping 70% occurs when we roll up our sleeves at work and get stuck in. Up until now, organizations have failed to secure ROI on their training spend as they have been focusing on formal training and haven’t been cultivating a culture of empowerment to tackle the remaining 90%…

7 Tips on How Not To Fail with MOOC Courses

7 Tips On How Not To Fail With MOOC Courses

The fact that you are reading this article bears ample testimony to the fact that you are looking for a MOOC which is short for Massive Open Online Course. Your reasons behind opting for a MOOC may range from your desire to learn something new to changing career path without drowning nose deep in student loan. There is no denial that MOOC’s are the best courses for online education however, they only turn out to be good if you know how not to fail with a MOOC. Find out best tips on how to choose the right MOOC course and don't become disappointed.