What is an LMS and Why Do You Need One?

What is an LMS and Why Do You Need One? You might have heard about them and read up on them and are now wondering whether you need one. I’m talking about an LMS, which stands for learning management system. An LMS is an online learning platform which administers, stores, facilitates and tracks the deployment

Top 5 Mistakes When Selecting An Online Learning Platform

Supporting your organisation and employees through the set up and roll out of a successful learning platform is crucial for L&D functions at this stage. With so many agile and remote workers and an ever-expanding global workforce, there has never been a more poignant time to invest in online learning – so how do you

10 Must-Have Features of an Online Learning Platform

The evolution of online learning as a practice has seen a fast-forward in recent years and the development of online learning platforms is no different. Advancements in this area have been rapid meaning there is an increased demand and onus on businesses to adapt their training processes and offer employees an online learning platform that

How To Successfully Launch Your New Learning Platform

“We love the LXP features and how easy it is to use, but how are we going to get our staff to engage and use the platform?” I always get asked this question by decision makers before they decide to go ahead with our eLearning platform. There is no magic answer to this question, but

What Makes A Great LMS User Experience?

Okay, let’s talk user experience… We all have high expectations! Most of us expect that all websites, software or any apps that we use should come with a flawless user experience (UX). Why is this? Well you only have to look at the likes of Netflix, Facebook and Amazon to name but a few, they make

Does Your Learning Platform Support Personal Learning?

Most eLearning platform act like a content library. With this, a whole host of elearning content and digital assets are uploaded to the system and then the powers that be cross their fingers and hope that their people will browse the content and use it. Unfortunately, they seldom do apart from the ones who are

A Learning Platform Is Not Just For Christmas

Don’t be misled by the title of this blog! I mean it. So many organisations purchase an eLearning platform and then a couple of months down the line regret the decision and wish they could hand it back. They then look at the small print and notice the tie in. “Oh no, a 12 month

How Should You Select The Right Learning Management System?

L&D professionals are fortunate enough to have an extremely wide selection of learning management systems to choose from on the market today. Capterra, the well-known business software directory, currently lists 324 LMS software tools! However, with so much choice and with so many features to evaluate it can feel like a bit of a jungle,