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5 Signs It's Time to Revamp Your Customer Training Strategy

Posted by Erynn Williams on Mar 23, 2017 5:30:00 AM

It’s an unfortunate tendency in the training industry to create a strategy, build the courses, and then never touch them again after they’ve been published. This toxic habit of allowing for static training courses can be lethal to your training program, especially if the courses are neither mandatory nor free.

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Topics: Training, Instructional Design, LMS, Course Management

[Worksheets] Best Practices for Launching an LMS

Posted by Danie Zaika on Dec 13, 2016 5:30:00 AM

When launching a new LMS, there are several important things to keep in mind to help you plan a successful deploy. We've put together a complete booklet of worksheets to help you set yourself and your team up for success.

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Topics: Training, LMS

Skill-Jargon: Commonly Used eLearning Terms and What They Mean

Posted by Erynn Williams on Nov 29, 2016 5:30:00 AM


Until I began working at Skilljar, I had never been exposed to the LMS and training software industry. I learned quickly that there were dozens of commonly used acronyms and words in this field that I didn’t know. This post is for those of you who have found yourselves frequently having to Google definitions of terms on your journey to finding an LMS. Below is a list of some of the terminology that you will need to know as you learn more about Skilljar and its services.

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Topics: Training, LMS

5 Reasons We Are Thankful For An LMS

Posted by Erynn Williams on Nov 24, 2016 5:30:00 AM

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Skilljar! To celebrate the season of giving thanks, we are sharing 5 reasons that we are thankful for Learning Management Systems. 

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Topics: LMS

5 Tips to Boost Participation In Your eLearning Course

Posted by Erynn Williams on Nov 10, 2016 5:30:00 AM


Picture this: You are a training manager, and you have been working for months creating a comprehensive customer onboarding course online. After one month of your course being active, your analytics report shows that about half of the customers are dropping out of the training after the third module. Why are they leaving before the training is complete? Have they lost interest in your product, or just your online course?

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Topics: Instructional Design, LMS, Creating Content

How SCORM Impacts Your Customer Training Completion Rates

Posted by Erynn Williams on Nov 4, 2016 5:29:00 AM

This past October, we released a study on Customer Training Completion Rates. This post will be outlining our findings regarding how SCORM impacts these completion rates and whether or not SCORM lessons will benefit your training program.

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Topics: Training, LMS, Analytics, SCORM

How To Launch a New LMS

Posted by Erynn Williams on Nov 3, 2016 5:30:00 AM

This past August, we published our eBook "Best Practices for Launching an LMS." So far, we have discussed the first step in the LMS launch process, Defining and Scoping, and the second step, Planning. Today's post will cover the third and final step, The Launch.

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Topics: LMS, Creating Content

How to Plan Your LMS Launch

Posted by Erynn Williams on Oct 27, 2016 5:30:00 AM

This past August, we published our eBook "Best Practices for Launching an LMS." Last week, we discused the first step in the LMS launch process, Defining and Scoping. Today's post will be focusing on the second step, Planning.

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Topics: LMS

How to Define and Scope Your LMS Launch

Posted by Erynn Williams on Oct 18, 2016 5:30:00 AM

This past August, we published our eBook "Best Practices for Launching an LMS." This post will focus on the first step of launching your LMS: Defining and Scoping.

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Topics: LMS

Why Your LMS Needs to Integrate With Salesforce

Posted by Sandi Lin on Sep 14, 2016 5:30:00 AM

At Skilljar, we understand that your business relies on Salesforce as the source of record for all customer data. Our Salesforce integration puts the LMS data you need right into your CRM, in real time, to increase your team’s efficiency and create a flawless customer training experience. When your team runs on Salesforce, you can accelerate results by seamlessly integrating your LMS and CRM, with the ultimate goal of improving your product adoption and long-term revenue.

In this blog post, we discuss the specific benefits of integrating your LMS with Salesforce.

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Topics: LMS, Integrations, Advanced Topics

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