LMS Search Guide: How To Find The Best LMS For Your Company

by Wisetail

Finding the right Learning Management System (LMS) has never been more important. Today’s workforce demands opportunities for professional development and growth. You need to pick the best LMS for your company if you want to attract and retain talent over time.

Key Chapters

  1. Big Picture Goals

    Successful LMS implementations support larger organization goals. So, the first thing we need to do is identify your company’s big picture goals.

  2. How Will You Use Your LMS

    Finding the right LMS system for you is all about finding the one with strengths that match your training goals. So, let’s start thinking about those goals. Work through this list of training goals and check all that apply to your L&D strategy.

  3. Features & Functionalities

    Alright, finally made it to the fun part. Most LMS companies have a lot of the same basic features and functionality--like a library, quizzes, testing, and reporting.

  4. Measuring Success

    So, how will you measure the success of your training activities? It’s a major question that often goes unaddressed. Success is more than just getting an LMS up and running. It’s the set measurable, specific ways you benchmark the effectiveness of your L&D strategy and its impact on your company.

  5. Knowing the Software Company

    The next step is to start comparing LMS companies. Luckily, there’s plenty of websites that compare
    features and functions of different software.

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When the time for choosing an LMS is closing in, it sure does not mean that you have to ask for a full report from all the departments and call meetings in. While this is an important decision, you can take it step-by-step by: defining your organizational goals around training and development, identifying the features and functionality that will help you reach your goals, and establishing ways to measure the success of your LMS implementation. Through all this, you can trust this LMS Search Guide: How To Find The Best LMS For Your Company, by Wisetail.

Christopher Pappas

Christopher Pappas
Founder of The eLearning Industry's Network