311 How to Choose the Wrong LMS
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Tuesday, March 27
Selecting the wrong LMS can lead to years of frustration – missing features, bad support and bad contracts can be maddening. So how can you avoid picking the wrong LMS? Problems with RFP’s, being too trusting in marketing slogans, sticking to selection rules rather than product fit, and weak negotiation tactics are just a few of the stumbling blocks you’ll want to consider in detail, and be prepared to avoid.
In this session you’ll discover what actions can lead you to choose the wrong LMS and how to avoid them in the future. Jake White is an industry veteran, and has been through the LMS purchase process many times. He'll share the pitfalls you should avoid, as well as practical insights for choosing the right LMS for you. Learn to fix the flaws in your selection process, and leave this session with renewed hope (and tactics) for finding the right LMS for your organization.
In this session, you will learn: (list at least 4 audience takeaways)
- The importance of the right fit
- Common mistakes to avoid in the selection process
- A practical process for choosing a winning solution
- Industry insights and how to ensure a successful relationship with your vendor
Technology discussed in this session:
Learning management systems
Jake White spent 10 years directing learning, including the use of multiple LMSs. Since 2010, he has served as the CEO/Founder of Torch LMS. He brings unique insights to this subject, having experienced LMS purchasing as a buyer and an LMS provider. He is a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), accredited through the Association for Talent Development.