7 Tips For Easy And Effective LMS Switch

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7 Tips For Easy And Effective LMS Switch

  1. 1. 7 Tips For Easy And EffectiveLMS Switch
  2. 2. Understand that switching LMS vendors is different from looking for your first LMS
  3. 3. Understand that switching LMS vendors is different from looking for your first LMS Do not forget that switching a product/service demands a different type of attention from a new purchase
  4. 4. Understand that switching LMS vendors is different from looking for your first LMS Do not forget that switching a product/service demands a different type of attention from a new purchase Sensitize the stakeholders and the key members of the team evaluating the options towards this
  5. 5. List the key reasons that are driving you to look for a new LMS
  6. 6. List the key reasons that are driving you to look for a new LMS Some key reasons could be:
  7. 7. List the key reasons that are driving you to look for a new LMS Some key reasons could be:  The current system is unable to scale up to the growth in usage, it’s started becoming a bottleneck and outages are a regular feature due to user load
  8. 8. List the key reasons that are driving you to look for a new LMS Some key reasons could be:  The current system is unable to scale up to the growth in usage, it’s started becoming a bottleneck and outages are a regular feature due to user load The current LMS has become outdated and its features and the technology itself have not been upgraded by the vendor
  9. 9. Do a thorough evaluation ofnew systems with reference to the pain points of your first experience
  10. 10. Do a thorough evaluation of new systems with reference to the pain points of your first experience Focus on:
  11. 11. Do a thorough evaluation of new systems with reference to the pain points of your first experience Focus on: The history of the vendor for LMS upgrades and continued LMS development
  12. 12. Do a thorough evaluation of new systems with reference to the pain points of your first experience Focus on: The history of the vendor for LMS upgrades and continued LMS development The vendor’s experience in LMS replacements
  13. 13. Make sure you cover the important areascomprehensively in the demos and trial access phases
  14. 14. Make sure you cover the important areas comprehensively in the demos and trial access phases Decide the versions of standards compliance – SCORM, AICC
  15. 15. Make sure you cover the important areas comprehensively in the demos and trial access phases Decide the versions of standards compliance – SCORM, AICC Finalize on the technical capability – robustness, scalability, reliability, security, etc.
  16. 16. Make sure you cover the important areas comprehensively in the demos and trial access phases Decide the versions of standards compliance – SCORM, AICC Finalize on the technical capability – robustness, scalability, reliability, security, etc. Take care of customer support philosophy and commitments
  17. 17. Make sure you cover the important areas comprehensively in the demos and trial access phases Decide the versions of standards compliance – SCORM, AICC Finalize on the technical capability – robustness, scalability, reliability, security, etc. Take care of customer support philosophy and commitments Decide the user interface for administrators and learners – easy to use, intuitiveness, designed as per currently accepted trends, etc.
  18. 18. Datamigration
  19. 19. Data migration Involve the technical teams of the current and new LMS systems to talk to each other in detail
  20. 20. Data migration Involve the technical teams of the current and new LMS systems to talk to each other in detail Submit a data migration plan
  21. 21. Data migration Involve the technical teams of the current and new LMS systems to talk to each other in detail Submit a data migration plan Clearly outline the data migration requirements
  22. 22. Data migration Involve the technical teams of the current and new LMS systems to talk to each other in detail Submit a data migration plan Clearly outline the data migration requirements Map data entity and elements on a broad level
  23. 23. Data migration Involve the technical teams of the current and new LMS systems to talk to each other in detail Submit a data migration plan Clearly outline the data migration requirements Map data entity and elements on a broad level Decide the approach to data migration – manual or automated or mixed
  24. 24. Contentmigration
  25. 25. Content migration Migrate courses and content to the new system
  26. 26. Content migration Migrate courses and content to the new system Discuss how to migrate the content which is not in a standard format (like SCORM)
  27. 27. Customermigration
  28. 28. Customer migration Extremely critical for training companies
  29. 29. Customer migration Extremely critical for training companies Take care of the branding elements, look and feel
  30. 30. Customer migration Extremely critical for training companies Take care of the branding elements, look and feel Scope out all the branding and access control issues in detail with the vendor
  31. 31. RECAP : 7 Tips1. Understand that switching LMS vendors is different from looking for your first LMS2. List the key reasons that are driving you to look for a new LMS3. Do a thorough evaluation of new systems with reference to the pain points of your first experience4. Make sure you cover the important areas comprehensively in the demos and trial access phases5. Data migration6. Content migration7. Customer migration Read more
  32. 32. Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd www.upsidelearning.com Email : info@upsidelearning.com Images courtesy of www.sxc.hu

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