LMS for Retail: 6 Successful Case Studies

Service-oriented businesses, such as retail stores, restaurants and other companies in the hospitality industry have one main goal: to provide the best service to customers. To achieve that goal, companies need to ensure proper training is given to their employees in a cost-effective way. That’s where learning management systems (LMS) come in. LMS solutions provide […]

Blackboard vs Moodle: Comparing Features, Costs and Services

Blackboard and Moodle are two learning management solutions that mainly appeal to K-12 and higher education. Blackboard also provides many solution types to target businesses and government, and Moodle is open source and flexible enough for any organization to customize it. In the past, we’ve reviewed Moodle and Blackboard, and compared them to over 30 […]

LMS for Small Business: 3 Successful Case Studies

Learning management systems (LMSs) can be used by small businesses for reoccurring training programs. With an LMS, employees are able to access training resources and easily learn business standards. Documents and lessons are streamlined and saved each time for the next batch of new hires. LMS solutions come in many varieties for consistently training new employees, or […]

LMS for Education: 10 Successful School Case Studies

Learning management systems (LMSs) aren’t just used by companies – schools use them as well. In most cases, an LMS supplements classroom teaching – for instance, students can access homework or tests from the LMS, or teachers can grade assessments. In other cases, an LMS can replace the classroom experience, especially online-only courses in higher […]

Blackboard Pricing: Costs and Top LMS Alternatives

Blackboard is among the most popular learning management systems (LMSs) for K-12 and higher ed organizations. The actual price of Blackboard isn’t disclosed, but we’ve gathered all the details available to help you estimate the costs. We’ve also gathered pricing information on over 30 of the top LMS solutions so that you can compare those costs as well. How Much […]

Moodle Pricing: Open Source Costs and Cloud Options

Moodle is a learning management solution built for schools, but it’s also used by companies for training programs. We’ve reviewed Moodle and compared it to all the top LMS solutions based on features, services, shortcomings and more in an easily downloadable spreadsheet. Here, we’ll focus on the price of Moodle and the costs associated with […]

Edmodo Pricing: Features, Costs and Top Alternatives

Edmodo is a learning management system for schools and school districts. It’s free to use, but also offers premium accounts. In the past, we’ve reviewed Edmodo and compared it to other top LMS solutions based on features, services, shortcomings and more in an easily downloadable spreadsheet. Here, we’ll focus on the price of Edmodo and […]

3 LMS Vendors to Watch in 2017 

Learning management systems (LMSs) have helped streamline the process of ongoing education and training. Many types of organizations can implement an LMS. Businesses are implementing LMS solutions for training purposes, and schools are adopting them for online learning. LMS software has become more common in a range of environments. 2017 LMS Trends As more learners engage with […]

Blended Learning & LMS: Keys to Boosting Your Training Performance

According to a 2015 24X7 Learning report, Understanding the Learner, only 12% of learners stated they apply new skills and knowledge learned from training to their job. With an average of $1,229 and 34.4 hours being spent per employee on training, that’s a lot of company time and money wasted. Using blended learning methods with your employee […]

The ROI of Learning Management Systems: 3 Ways to Measure

A learning management system (LMS) is an investment in your employees. The long-term and short-term effects of training employees through an LMS solution lead to a suite of benefits that gain a return on the investment (ROI). How to Measure ROI? An LMS solution will impact an organization in many different ways. Much of the […]