How to Select the Optimal Learning Platform for Your Organization

professional development By: Tracy King, CAE

Increasingly, association education content is delivered through a learning management system (LMS) or learning content management system (LCMS). The June 2013 Professional Development Section Virtual Lunch explored the process of reviewing platform options, and association learning professionals shared a seven-step process for reliable selection of an LMS or LCMS.

The 2012 eLearning Guild study "Evaluating and Selecting a Learning Management System" found that one-third of the respondents were dissatisfied with the LMS system they were using and that this dissatisfaction often stemmed from an inadequate selection process when choosing a system and vendor partner. Whether your organization is shopping for its first LMS or looking to upgrade, where do you start?...