Learning ecosystems are a big buzzword in L&D at the moment, but not everyone agrees on what they are and why they’re important. In this blog, we delve into what an integrated learning ecosystem is and why an LMS is a vital part of a thriving ecosystem.
In biology, an ecosystem refers to a community of organisms that interact with one another in a shared environment. In the world of technology and learning, an ecosystem is not so different.
According to Harvard Business School, an IT ecosystem is “the network of organizations that drives the creation and delivery of information technology products and services.” These days, establishing an ecosystem out of your IT infrastructure involves making every component work as a well-oiled machine.
Each individual element of your architecture – the hardware, the software, and the services – should work together, and speak to each other, even if every piece of equipment and software comes from a different vendor.
Meeting compliance requirements is a key concern for many organizations, especially in highly-regulated industries. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the key features you can leverage in your LMS to help with compliance management.
Are you thinking about investing in a Learning Management System? Find out more about the benefits of an LMS in this blog.
If you don’t have a modern LMS at the moment, how are you currently sharing your eLearning?
- Using an Intranet or enterprise social network?
- Hosting your courses on a cloud-based web server?
- Still using a legacy LMS but in the most minimal way possible, as the set-up doesn’t match your current requirements?
- Using a mix of all of the above, with your courses scattered in various places?
These solutions are OK if your key objective is simply delivering courses to your learners.
New research from our sister companies, LEO Learning and Watershed, is now building a comprehensive picture of how L&D executives feel about measuring the business impact of learning. This blog takes a look at the key headlines and how you can start your own measurement efforts to get the most out of our learning analytics.
It’s been a question that’s been around for some time now: how can L&D actually measure the business impact your learning is having in order to prove ROI and other business KPIs? Recently, the rise of analytics tools and specifications such as xAPI have given us some pretty good answers to this question. The answer is essentially: use tools to collect data, then analyse it. Simple, right?
There’s no denying that a Learning Management System (LMS) is a big investment. It can be easy to think the short-term benefits of an LMS upgrade are the most important, because they’ll give you the quickest wins.
But when your next LMS is likely to last you for years into the future, it’s worth thinking seriously about how it will keep delivering Return on Investment (ROI) in the long-term too.
Check out our rundown of the key features you need to be on the lookout for when it comes to upgrading your LMS.