Outbound Sales Manager
5 things to consider when
choosing an LMS
There are countless learning management
systems available globally and the task of
selecting one can seem like an overwhelming
challenge. Ultimately, you should aim to find
an LMS that helps you efficiently deliver
corporate learning and enables you to scale
your training efforts, while ensuring you have
the support you need to achieve your learning
But with so many options to consider, where
do you start? Having overseen thousands of
LMS implementations we've seen what works
for businesses just like yours. Using this
valuable experience, we have compiled the
key considerations that are easily overlooked
when evaluating LMS options.
Avoid unwanted features
Many vendors focus on promoting features.
However, it's pointless to choose a system
loaded with features that you simply don't
need and won't use.
Consequently, they may be a waste of money,
depending on the pricing model of your LMS.
Unwanted features negatively impact user
experience. Not only are overly-complicated
systems difficult to use, they also confuse
people and distract them from key learning
The more complex the functionality, the longer
it takes to educate your learners on the
platform. Unwanted features can force you to
invest in additional training to minimise difficulty
and discomfort, costing you valuable time and
resources. On the surface, a feature-rich
system may seem attractive. Ultimately, an
LMS jam-packed with features you don't need
may only serve to waste money and confuse
Can you integrate?
LMS integrations are important. Connecting
your most-used applications, or the ones you
intend to use, will achieve the most value and
efficiency out of your LMS. Also, working with
systems your users already know increases
their engagement and allows you to customise
your LMS to suit their needs.