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The State of the Corporate LMS

Posted on June 21, 2017 By Jake White

The capabilities of eLearning have grown exponentially over a short period as technology becomes more ubiquitous inside and outside of the classroom, and as everyone from schools to businesses realizes it’s efficiency. While eLearning started as a tool for school rooms, companies who create the software have seen much more financial success in corporate LMSs than in academic LMSs. […]

How to Fully Utilize Your Business LMS and Update Your Training for 2017

Posted on June 08, 2017 By Jake White

It’s becoming increasingly evident that traditional employee training methods (the kind that involves scheduled seminars and classes) are outdated and ineffective. Many businesses Learning Management Systems (LMSs) lack the tools and ease of use to make online learning more than the same tired principles applied in a digital setting. That doesn’t have to be the case. […]

A Micro-Guide To What An LMS Should Do

Posted on June 06, 2017 By Jake White

  At Torch LMS, most of our new clients found us while looking for a new LMS - frustrated with their previous LMS’s lack of features and design. For you though, this might be the first time you’re buying an LMS, and a comparison among LMS’s won’t be very helpful yet. This micro-guide is for you so you can easily understand what a good LMS could do for your business.  Kris Spisak of BusinesstoCommunity recently wrote about what a good LMS should do. As a starting point, I’ll summarize her guidelines for you and add in a few more key points from my experience: WHAT A GOOD LMS CAN DO: […]

Employee Training: Three Reasons to do More Training

Posted on May 15, 2017 By Jake White

Workplace training & development is more important than ever. Jack Welch once said, “An organization's ability to learn and translate that learning into action is the ultimate competitive advantage.” We will look at three ways organizations can increase their competitive advantage through employee learning & development. […]

Corporate LMS: How to Pick the Wrong Learning Management System

Posted on March 27, 2017 By Jake White

With dozens of business-focused learning management systems available, it can be a challenge to identify an LMS vendor who will perfectly align with your needs. There are a number of things you can do to avoid making the costly mistake of choosing the wrong provider. Perhaps the best place to start is with what you should not do. Through years of experience, we have identified five areas that will increase your chances of choosing the wrong LMS solution.  […]

Torch LMS's Top Ten Little Features That Make a Big Difference

Success is often in the details, and at Torch LMS we’re dedicated to giving you everything you need to help your employees be successful throughout their careers in your organization. We talk a lot about the big differences between our LMS and our competitors, but there are also a bunch of little things that make Torch LMS easier and more efficient. These often overlooked features can make a big difference in the ease of use and effectiveness of your training. Here are just 10 of our favorite small but mighty features that are unique to Torch LMS. […]

Learning Management Systems: How Do Learning Management Systems Work?

Learning Management Systems (or LMSs) have become quite popular in academics and business in recent years, but many people are still left puzzled as to what exactly the term describes. We wanted to clarify both for our potential clients and for the curious what these systems are and how they’re changing the way that we learn and interact in academia and the workplace. […]

LMS Software: Top 5 Advantages of Using a Learning Management System

E-learning is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Online learning allows for students to receive instruction on their own time, wherever is most convenient for them. It also allows teachers to more widely distribute courses and materials, making these resources accessible to learners anywhere. […]

How Much Do Employee Training Programs Cost?

Employee training is an important part of running an efficient company. But it can get expensive. How expensive? The Association of Talent Development estimates that the average is about $1,208 per employee. If you’re part of a smaller organization (less than 500 employees) that number increases to $1,888! […]

Training Tools: 3 Ways to Measure Effective Training

Employee training is an essential part of any corporation. Expectedly, most spend quite a bit of time and money on training programs. Frequently all of that time and money goes to waste if you’re not keeping track of how active your employee training is. Ahead, we’ll take a look at three ways that you can measure the effectiveness of employee training so that you can better manage and get the most out of it. […]