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LMS Renovation: Learning From Reality TV

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus If you’re into reality TV, you’ve probably noticed a surge in home renovation shows. The details vary, but the premise is the same. If you want today’s version of a dream house — open floor plan, hardwood floors, chef-grade appliances, master bedroom “retreat” — you can…

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ASTD: LMS Solutions and Shiny Stuff

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus The moment has arrived! Excitement is in the air, as the learning and development community comes together for the biggest meet-up of the year — ASTD International Conference and Expo (aka ICE), this week in Washington, D.C. ASTD Exhibitor: To Be, Or Not To Be? industry reunions like this…

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Choosing LMS Features: Why Less Is More

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus The Vision Marcia Conner is a well-known expert in workplace learning and innovation. Several years ago, she outlined a next-generation software design philosophy that every LMS vendor would be wise to embrace: “…Alan Perlis once wrote, ‘Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.’ In software…

Generate training revenue from a learning management system

How To Drive Revenue From Your LMS

4 Ways a Next-Generation Learning Platform Pays By Pierre Kergall, Business Development Director/Europe, Expertus People say training is a cost center, right? Well, that’s wrong. Many successful companies rely on training to generate revenue streams — and a cloud-based learning management system makes that goal much easier to achieve. Here are four examples: 1) Sales…

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The Business Value Of Channel Education

Lessons from Excellent Partner Programs By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus At many companies, channel performance is essential for overall business success. It makes sense to invest in strong partner education programs — assuming that the more product knowledge and competence resellers acquire, the better they’ll perform and the more loyal they’ll be. But how…

Which direction to take? Cloud learning or VILT and the LMS

Reunited? Classrooms and The Cloud

Moving Past Either/Or Comparisons By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus For years, we’ve seen trend lines shift, as enterprise learning organizations abandoned traditional instructor-led training (ILT) in favor of virtual solutions. Long considered the backbone of corporate learning, ILT had clearly moved from center stage by 2010. Adoption of virtual classrooms was…