The LMS features you need for effective learning management

We often hear from L&D teams who are not yet leveraging LMS features that could transform the way they work and improve the learning experience for their employees. In this blog, we look at some LMS features you need for effective learning management.

If you currently have an LMS, how many of its various tools and features do you use on a regular basis?

If you’re looking to purchase an LMS, do you know which tools and features could make a real difference on your team’s day-to-day work?

A L&D manager looking at LMS features on her work laptop

An LMS is a big investment, and it needs to work for you. An LMS that doesn’t create admin efficiencies, or improve compliance and learner engagement will not deliver significant ROI for your organization.

From our experience advising many leading organizations, we’ve put together a list of ten LMS features that deliver great benefits. In the rest of this blog, we’re going to share a few of our favorites.

A serious look at LMS scalability

If you manage learning programs for your organization, chances are you already know us. NetDimensions offers Learning Management Systems (LMS) solutions that are quick to implement –  with more deployment and licensing options than any other provider – and with typically lower costs. Our security solutions are ‘Best in Class’ and our user interface is dynamically adjustable, responsive and based on your organization and its preferences. But have you looked at our LMS scalability? We’re talking big numbers.

Is your LMS secure?

Data breaches not only embarrass an organization and damage its customers’ confidence; they are costly as well – according to the 2016 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis published by IBM and Ponemon Institute in June, the average total cost of a data breach globally increased from $3.79 million in 2015 to $4 million in 2016.

The average total organizational cost of a data breach in the US this year is $7.01 million (2015: $6.53 million), in Germany, $5.01 million (2015: $4.89 million), and in the UK, $3.95 million (2015: $3.70 million). And those numbers don’t include the potential reputation damage an organization can suffer in the marketplace once word of the breach spreads.

 

LMS Security Matters

Saas based LMS, Cloud LMS, learning management system cloud, secure lmsNot surprisingly, protecting important data stored on organizational IT systems is a key concern of many executives. In addressing application security management it is critical that organizations should not overlook their Learning Management Systems (LMSs).