LMS / LCMS
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This is a new section, added because of the tremendous interest in this topic:
A Learning Management System (or LMS) is a software package that enables the management and delivery
of online content to learners. Most LMSs are web-based to facilitate "anytime, any place, any pace" access
to learning content and administration.
Typically an LMS allows for learner registration, delivery of learning activities, and learner assessment in
an online environment. More comprehensive LMSs often include tools such as competency management,
skills-gap analysis, succession planning, certifications, and resource allocation (venues, rooms,
textbooks, instructors, etc.).
In addition to managing the administrative functions of online learning, some systems also provide tools
to deliver instructor-led synchronous and asynchronous online training. These systems are called
Learning Content Management Systems or LCMSs
This section includes LMS and LCMS vendors, as well as consultants who can help you walk through the maze
(from vendor selection through implementation and management).
Leading LMS Vendors
Link to Industry Analysis of the Customer Experience with LMS
fomally known as KnowledgePlanet