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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. […]

History of the Learning Management System (LMS)

Posted on June 22, 2016 By Jake White

The idea of using technology to aid learning is not new, but our ability to effectively administer well-managed learning programs from afar has vastly improved in just a short time. The Learning Management System (or LMS) is the result of almost a hundred years of using machines to elevate the way we learn. But where did it all start? […]

Learning Management Systems: What is LMS?

Posted on April 29, 2016 By Jake White

Modern companies need advanced training solutions. No more printed instruction manuals and all day workshops. An LMS can serve as a convenient platform for all your training needs. It combines the best of traditional employee training, with the convenience of an online platform. Many companies use an LMS system to simplify their training program and streamline the process. […]

Learning Management Systems: What is a Learning Management System?

Posted on May 29, 2011 By Jake White

In our 21st-century knowledge economy, an organization's ability to accumulate and apply critical expertise is the hallmark of success. Organizations that know how to learn, disseminate best practices, and stay on top of changes in the market will outlast their competitors. One of the most valuable tools that organizations can use to embed these competencies into their culture is a learning management system (LMS). An LMS is a tool that has great appeal for leaders of training & development, human resources, compliance, safety, equipment/fleet management, as well as operations management. In this post, I discuss some of the challenges of selecting the right LMS for your organization. I hope this will be helpful to any professional who is exploring purchasing an LMS or considering switching from their current system. (And I won't make a sales pitch until the end!) […]

Learning Management Systems: What is an LMS?

What is an LMS? An LMS is a learning management system. It is a system where training records can be centralized in one web-based location. It is ideal for tracking compliance and running reports on training activity. It is also used to deploy web-based training, manage classroom training, and provide social media tool for informal learning (blogs, discussion boards, etc.). […]

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