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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API Explained: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Learning professionals are abuzz with excitement about the Experience API (xAPI). If you’re just getting started with xAPI, this article is a basic primer and provides answers to 5 frequently asked questions. Read on to learn more about what xAPI can (and can’t) do for your organization.

Introduction to Tin Can API

An Introduction To Tin Can API

If you've been moving around the eLearning space lately you've probably seen reference to the Tin Can API, usually within the context mobile learning. I didn't really know what it was or why it might be valuable to an organization, so I decided to find out. Here's what I learned. Hopefully this will give some good basic insight into a trend that may become a huge part of eLearning over the next decade.

LMS Scalability: What You Need To Know!

LMS Scalability: What You Need To Know!

Scalability is one of the most sought-after requirements when it comes to selecting a Learning Management System today. In this blog post we will look at this concept and why it’s important to have a system that can adapt to changes in the corporation and corporate training programs.

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.

Top 10 Reasons Why LMS Implementation Fail

Top 10 Reasons Why LMS Implementation Fail

This article talks about the top 10 reasons of “why LMS implementations fail?” If you are planning to implement an LMS or changing over to a new one; it is a must read for you. As any other project, an LMS also needs an effective project management, full ownership and a committed vendor.

Muddling Through Moodle

Muddling Through Moodle

For a company considering an LMS solution, spending $100,000 annually can cause sticker shock. In return, the organization receives an untried delivery channel to host, track, and report on the training content delivered to employees, distribution channels, and customers. Alternatively, many Software as a Service (SAS) LMS solutions have a cost-per-registered user model that seems affordable when you have a limited number of users, but can ramp up to be a very pricey annual expense if you have a large user base.

8 Top Benefits of Using a Cloud Based LMS

8 Top Benefits of Using a Cloud Based LMS

As eLearning becomes more popular in the employee-training sphere, the benefits of cloud-based Learning Management Systems become prevalent factors for the organizations that want to offer cost-effective and flexible training methods. Jump in for more on the cloud-based LMS benefits.

5 Essential Tools For Your LMS

5 Essential Tools For Your LMS

Learning Management Systems are great tools, but at the end of the day, they're ultimately built for students, not trainers. Here's a five common components that we believe you should consider adding to your Learning Management System.

5 Step Planning For Your Next LMS

5 Step Planning For Your Next LMS

Do you know what it takes to create a successful LMS Plan? Purchasing a new learning management system is exciting, but having a strong plan will ensure your selection meets the needs of your organization. Follow this 5-step approach to properly prepare, define, and select your next LMS.