Understanding LMS Capabilities
A Learning Management System (LMS) is software that automates the administrative tasks of training. Such tasks include registering users, tracking courses in a catalog, recording data, charting a user’s progress toward certification, and providing reports to managers. The LMS also serves as a platform to deliver eLearning to students. There are many Learning Management Systems on the market, and their prices and functionality vary greatly. The courses Left Brain Media develops work with any modern LMS. If you are exploring your options, the list of Learning Management Systems we compiled below will be especially helpful.
Choosing the right LMS can seem daunting. Sometimes off-the-shelf solutions are overkill and over budget to meet the business need. (Learn more in our article “Limitations of Off-the-Shelf LMS Software.”)
Left Brain Media can help you:
- Maximize the use of your existing Learning Management System;
- Choose the right off-the-shelf solution for your specific training needs; and even
- Create a custom solution that allows you to track and analyze learners’ progress at a fraction of the cost of off-the-shelf solutions.
Popular Learning Management Systems
The two systems on this list that Left Brain Media has the most experience with are the Ziiva Prosperity LMS and the Knowledge Anywhere LMS. Our experience is that both companies have great teams that can help you with your implementation.
All the marketing messages below are from the various vendors and are not an endorsement from Left Brain Media. This list of Learning Management Systems was last updated on 4/27/2021.
Powerful and flexible learning management system. Designed for every device and screen size with HTML5.
Acorn is an intuitive Australian cloud-based LMS software that makes creating eLearning fast and easy. Produce personalised learning paths, easily design and tailor workflows, and quickly populate SCORM or TinCan content. Acorn is mobile-ready and integrates with all HR systems to automate administration tasks. It can also track your teams progress with sophisticated reporting. Acorn aims to make the management of staff training and compliance easy. https://acornlms.com/
Atrixware’s Learning Management System
Provides online learning management system (LMS) that can be used for creating, integrating, tracking, and managing courses, quizzes, and presentations.
Auzmor Learn is a learning management solution (LMS) that is very easy to use and makes learning fun and engaging. It is a scalable cloud-based LMS platform for mid-sized and large enterprises.
It helps build highly interactive courses and pull in ready made courses. It supports both on-demand and instructor-led training that provide blended learning experience. Integrates with HRIS and performance management tools to keep user data in sync. Social learning and gamification along with the mobile app for learnings give an engaged learning experience
Moreover it has highly customizable reports and insights that help admins and managers stay informed and drive success.
Aligning your channel partners with your go-to-market strategy is no light lift—as is building a culture of learning inside your company so that everyone is rowing in the same direction. We get that, and we’ve changed the equation in your favor. The BlueVolt LMS is not just technology; it’s a flexible solution for channel-oriented companies, especially those in skilled trades.
Provides publishers the opportunity to sale online training courses through their user-friendly online training marketplace.
Sage Corporation’s employee training tracking administration software.
Cornerstone OnDemand Enterprise
Cornerstone provides an extensible platform to build completely integrated Learning Management, Performance Management, Content Management, and Compliance Management systems.
dita Solutions offers a comprehensive LMS to suit any business training model, consisting of the dita Creator, dita Player, dita Manager and dita Dashboard. dita’s platform is completely cloud based, allowing the administrator to create and manage training resources from a central location. Content is responsive to the device it is being displayed through via the online Player, while results are automatically processed through the background and consolidated within the dita Manager.
An easy-to-use LMS to manage, deliver, and track ILT and WBT activities. Available for global clients in more than 30 languages, Docebo is a robust and extendable LMS that brings to the market a pure SaaS solution including the option to activate an Enterprise Cloud Solution (ECS) App which allows the LMS to run on a dedicated Cloud instance. Docebo delivers a mobile-ready, off-the-shelf, and fully integrated solution that is scalable.
This eLearning platform allows you to set up, administer and track individualized, interactive training programs for literally thousands of employees from a single web interface.
The web-based LMS from Results Direct that was developed specifically for organizations to deliver and administer eLearning.
EduWave is a Common Core compliant solution that integrates a Learning Management System (LMS), Student Information System (SIS), and Communication and Collaboration Tools (CC) into one, easy-to-use solution that is hosted in the “Cloud.”
EduWave adapts and grows schools in order to ensure they are running as efficiently and effectively as possible with its multiple tools. It links innovative Learning Standards, assessment questions, images, multi-media and more to specific learning standards that align with the Common Core Standards as well as the specific state standards. This along with the Smart Teacher™ technology, Adaptive Assessment, and BookZero™ tools that will empower schools to offer individualized instruction specifically for any area.
EthosCE Learning Management System
EthosCE is a web-based content and learning management system that allows for the creation of courses, quizzes, exams and tests as well as manage users, collect feedback, and track outcomes.
eTrainCenter is an LMS and LCMS that combine rich and flexible tools with content management capabilities, customization of the learning experience, and integration with an institution’s existing infrastructure.
FlexTraining Total eLearning Solution
This software package includes a web-based configuration wizard, course authoring, enrollment, reporting, testing, virtual lockers, and libraries.
Gyrus Systems is a US-based training solutions software company founded in 1987 that provides Learning Management Systems (LMS) to leaders in banking, finance, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profit, technology, utilities, law enforcement, and public safety. These companies choose Gyrus Systems’ GyrusAim Product Suite because it’s skill-centric for total management of learner competencies. It is capable of handling all instructor-led training, eLearning, virtual classrooms, social learning, training documentation, and more. Included in the Product Suite are the GyrusAim LMS, MobileAim for on-the-go training, and ImportAim for connecting to other enterprise applications. GyrusAim is offered in a cloud or installed solution and integrates with customer CRM, HR, and other systems for consistent data integrity. Please visit the Gyrus Systems website below for complete GyrusAim details.
IBM Learning Solutions (SABA)
IBM offers learning strategy, delivery, infrastructure, outsourcing, and content services.
Oracle offers an enterprise LMS that allows organizations to manage, deliver, and track participation of employees, customers, and partners in both eLearning and classrooms environments.
This company provides an LMS that allows instructors with limited technical knowledge to create, manage, and deliver courses and exams online.
Inquisiq LMS, an award-winning learning management system (LMS), is a straightforward, robust solution with an intuitive user interface. It is ideal for training managers, HR directors, courseware sellers, SME’s, and corporate trainers of all sizes in a variety of industries. Inquisiq is a SCORM-compliant (1.2 and 2004) LMS and has proven compatibility with many popular authoring tools. It is a low-cost, flexible LMS with high levels of automation and advanced feature sets, rivaling the more costly systems.
Intuo is a straightforward learning management system that enables you to improve performance through training and reporting tools. It is lightweight and thus very suitable for Saas company academies or for trade associations that need to train a group of diverse stakeholders. Because it trains diverse crowds, it really focuses on offering a user-friendly, sexy system that works engaging
Some of the features:
- Organized libraries that store multiple file types
- A complete breakdown of key data
- Engaging course builder that supports SCORM
- Create one course or many as tracks
- Intuo provides eCommerce tools for eLearning
- And many more
IntraLearn’s Learning Management System provides configurable, feature-rich, enterprise-class solutions across various vertical markets.
iSpring Learn is an easy-to-use LMS that has all the functionality that small and medium businesses could need. It has powerful capabilities both for user management and content creation and delivery. The platform is integrated with the robust iSpring Suite authoring toolkit that allows you to produce professional courses with quizzes and role-play simulations. You can also deliver blended learning programs by enrolling employees in self-paced courses, online training sessions, and offline events – and track their results and attendance.
Besides, iSpring Learn comes with a set of unique features that can be extremely helpful for SMBs. They include an organization chart, a supervisor’s dashboard, and an employee evaluation module.
This company offers hosting for eLearning courses and an LMS.
Knowledge Anywhere is an eLearning industry veteran specializing in the development of results-oriented, need-specific training programs for the corporate business world. Knowledge Anywhere’s all-in-one product suite—consisting of an enterprise-ready Learning Management System, a robust Course Builder, and custom Course Development service—helps organizations provide just-in-time performance support to improve training consistency, accessibility, and effectiveness.
Latitude CG, home of LatitudeLearning, is an industry leader in technology that helps companies drive performance through training, communication, measurement, incentives and consumer engagement. Channel Executives and Training Managers look to Latitude when they struggle to manage training across hundreds of locations or want to include performance metrics in their certification programs.
LatitudeLearning is the award-winning LMS that addresses the challenges faced when training in a partner or channel environment (i.e. franchise, agent, broker, reseller). Cloud-based, flexible and configurable, LatitudeLearning can be customized to your exact specifications to meet your unique training processes and workflows.
End your frustration with using multiple LMS’s to manage training. Latitude’s feature rich, enterprise LMS is offered at a budget-friendly price and can be tailored to your unique training needs. Train using the best. Train with LatitudeLearning.
Litmos offers easy to use online training software and Learning Management System.
Mentorware eLearning Platform
This system from Mentorware combines learning management and learning content management into one package.
Meridian Knowledge Solutions LMS
Meridian LMS meets the needs of commercial, public sector, and member organizations with demanding learning requirements.
Easy to install, but sometimes challenging to configure, Moodle is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. We recommend any group with a limited budget but plenty of manpower check this solution out. We also recently ran across this list of 10 alternatives to Moodle.
NEO is the best learning management system (LMS) for managing all classroom activities. We focus on delivering a great learning experience, while incorporating all the essential tools schools need to support efficient teaching and learning.
ProProfs Online Learning Management System is a simple, affordable and integrated SaaS learning management system for online training and education. It is an all-in-one software which includes online course & assessments creator, feedback tools such as online survey & poll software and even learning aids such as a flashcards maker. ProProfs LMS software provides a complete elearning and online training solution for educators, trainers, educational institutions and enterprises as well.
Rustic Software has several SCORM-related services including the Tin Can API and their SCORM Cloud LMS.
Saba offers hosting for eLearning courses and an LMS.
This company provides both LMS and LCMS systems.
Simplify LMS is a powerful but easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) which includes premium local service based out of Sydney, Australia. Easily create courses such as onboarding, compliance, product information, etc. using the in-built course builder, complete with assessments, assignments and surveys, or import your SCORM content. Powerful reporting functionality and automated notifications means you save a lot of administrative time. Also includes gamification, ecommerce, custom domain for a professional user experience, and more. Comes with a free trial and a 30 day money-back guarantee, and there’s no lock-in contract.
Skill Lake is an LMS with capabilities like personalized learning paths, mentoring, gamification, dual learning options, and more.
Skill Lake is a unique LMS platform built to foster people’s development. Promoting personalization, micro-learning, gamification. Skill Lake streamlines training for improved knowledge retention and growth!
Skyprep online training software is simple and intuitive. Upload existing content, create quizzes, and track employee progress with easy-to-use reporting tools. Don’t let building courses intimidate you. Create online courses and tests with ease.
FACT: 98% of SmarterU clients would happily refer us to a colleague – and they DO! Why? We’ve got ALL the LMS features they need in a beautiful interface backed by amazing training and support. Our clients say they have never worked with a more responsive vendor – Affordable and scalable LMS serving hundreds of clients over multiple industry sectors – Dynamic learning plans – Groups and sub-accounts – Role automation and training checklists – Knowledge base – Instructor-led training and venue management – Custom and scheduled report builder – Built-in course creation and SCORM compliant. Admins get certified through the SmarterU Academy. Online help system at help.smarteru.com. Eight major software updates annually deliver continuous improvement.
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Docent and Click2Learn combined into a new company. Since there was a lot of overlap in their product lines, it will be interesting to see what their “new” products look like.
This company offers a web-based Learning Management System (LMS) ⁄ Learning Content Management Suite (LCMS) designed to facilitate the development, dissemination, measurement, and management of corporate knowledge to improve productivity and performance.
We created the Thinking Cap Learning Management System (LMS) to make cloud-based online learning and training better for everyone. It’s easy to set up, completely customizable, and totally secure. It’s flexible enough to handle as many learners as you need it to – and robust enough to deliver detailed tracking and reporting on each and every one of them.
TOPYX Social LMS
TOPYX is an easy-to-use, hosted learning management system (LMS) with award-winning social learning tools integrated into the eLearning software to provide an engaging and collaborative online learning experience for organizations of any size.
Xyleme offers hosting for eLearning courses and an LCMS.
Ziiva Prosperity™ Learning Management System
Ziiva offers this LMS as a totally customizable solution. Both the LMS and the company are extremely flexible and fun to work with. Prosperity is a scalable, comprehensive platform. You can host it in-house or have Ziiva provide hosting. Left Brain Media™ has worked with many different LMS systems, and, over the years, we grew very impressed with the Ziiva Prosperity system.
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