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Is an LMS the same as a Learning Platform?
The terms Learning platform and Learning Management System (LMS) are often used as synonyms. This is oversimplified and dates back to times, where eLearning was something new and exiting.
Read a short explanation what the differences are and what you might want to know.
Advantage or Disadvantage? When to host a LMS in CLoud, onSite or as SaaS
The best Learning Management System for you matches your demands. But it is not a mere decision concerning the learning platform or qualification functionalities. You also have to decide whether a cloud-hosted solution is better for you than an implementation in your own system landscape. To make the decision more complicated the terms cloud, hosting and SaaS are not always used properly, which can be confusing. To make a decision you have to understand first what onPremise or SaaS really entails. Thus we have provided a short glossary explaining the differences.
By the way: TCmanager LMS will be implemented according to your requirements: onPremise or as a cloud-solution. Just test the LMS yourself!
New Blended Learning Management
Learning Management Systems must meet high standards to accommodate the digital learning strategy of your learning landscape.
An LMS must not only publish elearning content but also many other learning formats. Complex curricula contain mandatory WBTs, tests as well as seminars and optional learning content. those might be free of charge or may be subjected to invoicing or approval processes.
Is Learning Technology the singular Key to Success?
Successfull use of learning technology must be based on sound knowledge of human learning processes and motivation. How do we learn and what do we have to consider, when we want to employ learning technolog in corporate learning?
Focus on Learning Strategies
Learn why Learning and Development is of high importance to your digital transformation strategy. Up-to-date strategy concepts must match the demands or our times, especially complexity, change potentials and digital maturity level must be considered to stay successfull and meet yout goals.
Not only various methods such aus design thinking and SCRUM are relevant. An essential key is the culture of your enterprise, competencies and digital maturity of your staff. Continue your reading here ...
Developing Learning Landscapes
The culture of your enterprise is influence by corporate environment and vice versa. Continuous changes effect the learning culture and thus the design of digital learning landscape. The interaction between Learning Management System, virtual classrooms and learning experience must therefore be adjusted according to changing demands of user groups and learners.
Supporting methods are model-based user requirements analysis and Lean UX. These also effect the selection of service and development partners.
What is a Learning Management System?
Terms such as Learning Management System (LMS), learning platform and elearning are common in academies, HR and personnel development. However there are some misunderstandings as not everybody uses the terms in the same way.
Is a LMS the same as a learning platform, what are the differences and most important features and what are main use cases of Learning Management Systems?
Read our two position papers:
Digitalization in Corporate Learning
Digitalization was the keyword of 2017, also concerning personnel and corporate learning. Inflationary use does not necessarily help to understand what digital transformation entails for your learning organization. Digital Natives, digital competencies and degree of digitalization should not be a foreign word for training centers and personnel development.
Our position paper explains Success Factors and todos for digitalization in Corporate Learning ...
Guide to LMS Selection
Are you thinking of introducing a new Learning Management System (LMS) or exchanging your old training administration software for a better one?
Then you have a challenging project coming up. This paper offers you some guidance of aspects to consider and steps to take for a successful change.
Product Trainings - A Key Success Factor
Product trainings are key contributors in successful industries, especially if products require explanation or high maintenance.
Not only legal obligations such as product liability can be answered. Product trainings are essential to customer retention and underline the demands on quality you have concerning your products, your service- and sales staff and yourself.
Education Controlling and Transfer
Education controlling and transfer ratio (theory-to-practise) are essential issues in HR training. HR development does not simply organize routine courses and training sessions, but needs to know details about how successful their efforts are. How much do we get out of our training efforts, what stops our staff from being more successful or efficient after their training session, how can we improve our training offer?
The Value of LMS Recommendations
Websites of various software companies offer you 'objective lists' of the 'definitively best Learning Management Systems', introduce you to 'Top Ten of Training Software'.
We were wondering what the real value of these lists is and we introduce some doubt as to their value.
IT for professional Training
IT support by an LMS (Learning Management System), training administration software and qualifcation / talent management is indisposible for enterprises which want to secure future success and qualitative excellence.
Employing appropriate software for staff training and HR development is not a matter of cost, but a matter of investment with a leverage effect on market success.