Blog - Andrew Fayad

  • October 13, 2015

    Is YouTube Actually The World’s Greatest LMS?

    By: Andrew Fayad

    The very website responsible for every unproductive afternoon that you’ve ever had could become a template for productivity; if used in the right way, of course. The reason YouTube is as addictive as candy is the way videos are presented and displayed to the user. If your LMS had some of the same features and […]

  • June 22, 2015

    Which LMS Should You Choose? 3 Questions to Ask First

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Your learning management system is your ally in L&D applications. It’s a jack of all trades that, if chosen properly, can do everything from aiding your course development to reporting on how your learners are doing. The only caveat? There are literally hundreds of learning management systems to choose from when you take SAAS, custom […]

  • November 10, 2014

    3 Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes When Deploying an LMS

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Sure, it sounds like a match made in eLearning heaven: A system by which you can deploy, administer, track and assess your efforts with learners. What could be simpler? But while using an LMS can make your job easier and more effective, making huge mistakes during deployment could cause your LMS to go off the […]

  • August 20, 2014

    Case Study: 5 Reasons You Need an LMS

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    If you already have a heritage training system in place, you might not see the value in bringing a new Learning Management System on board. Hey, they mostly accomplish the same task, right? Well, chances are that even if you have a current training system in place, it can’t do what an LMS can for […]

  • August 19, 2014

    Cost or Investment? Measuring the Impact of Your LMS

    By: Andrew Fayad

    In a world of constant budget cuts and an ever-slimming bottom line, training isn’t always seen as a solid investment. Of course, unless you shadow your employees for a few months, it’s hard to tell exactly how the training affects their thoughts and behavior. To truly assess the ROI of an LMS, organizations need to decide […]

  • August 18, 2014

    The Right Stuff: 5 Features Your LMS Needs

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Approaching eLearning and training without a Learning Management System (LMS) in place could mean that you’re making your job harder than it has to be. While it’s possible to administer eLearning on your own, an LMS helps automate the process for custom accessibility and simple analytics. Of course, not all management systems are created equally. […]

  • June 23, 2014

    LMS 101: Creating a Solution

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Training and development isn’t exactly a place where you want to “wing it.” While you may be interested in creative solutions and off-the-cuff content, going into training without a learning management system (LMS) could leave you flying blind. By getting control of your training modules and properly tracking learners and their success in the program, you can […]

  • March 25, 2014

    SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?

    By: Aaron Hill

    What is SCORM Compliance? SCORM stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model. SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-Learning. SCORM Compliance means adherence to the industry standard for communication between online learning content and Learning Management Systems, enabling cross-platform and architecture compatibility of e-Learning software.

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