Before you jump into purchasing a LMS it makes sense to cover the basics, understand the jargon, decide if you want to go it alone or hire a consultant and last but not least realize you are not alone in the process.
The industry uses a lot of jargon and it is easy to become confused. Let’s break down the most common terms and two new terms hitting the space.
- LMS – Learning Management System – most commonly sought out by folks. Can include talent management/performance management features or add-on modules (which are often built into the system, but turned off)
- LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird
- M-Learning- Mobile Learning. This means the system can be viewed via a mobile device. It does not mean that the system comes with a native app nor offers online/offline synchronization
- E-Learning – Online Learning…
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