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New Feature: Custom Registration Fields

Posted by Sarah Southerland on Jan 28, 2015 1:48:07 PM

With our newest addition to registration management, instructors can customize the fields displayed to trainees during registration. This provides the opportunity for you to collect data about registrants that is unique to your company's needs.

Create a custom field to request information like:

  • Company Name
  • Employee ID
  • State License #
  • Address 
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Topics: New Features

LMS Pricing Models: What's an Active User?

Posted by Sandi Lin on Jan 27, 2015 3:50:05 PM

Most cloud based learning management systems (LMS) quote their pricing on a subscription basis. The primary scaling factor is typically users or active users, in addition to a la carte features. There are several definitions of "users" in the marketplace, which can cause confusion for purchasers.

In this post, we lay out three common definitions of "users." There are a few additional pricing models that exist, such as flat fee per registration or revenue sharing, but the vast majority of LMS systems base pricing on some variant of "users."

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Topics: LMS

Salesforce Integration: How to Connect your LMS and CRM

Posted by Sandi Lin on Jan 21, 2015 3:21:14 PM

Since Skilljar's clients are often delivering customer-facing training, we are frequently asked about integrating our online training software with Salesforce. Salesforce is the leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Their flagship product, Sales Cloud, enables sales teams to easily organize and manage their potential customer pipeline.

(Although this article focuses on Salesforce.com, it is applicable to other CRM systems like Zoho CRM, SugarCRM, and Microsoft Dynamics.)

We've learned that the term 'Salesforce integration' can mean many things depending on the context. Here are 3 common use cases for connecting your LMS and CRM, along with how to automate training activities for each.

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Topics: LMS

New Feature: Analytics by Group

Posted by Sarah Southerland on Jan 20, 2015 3:16:19 PM

I love announcing new features! With our latest release, we can now deliver analytics for different groups of users, so trainers can review performance by group.

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Topics: New Features

New Feature: SCORM 1.2 Support

Posted by Sarah Southerland on Jan 7, 2015 5:44:26 PM

We are very excited to announce our newest feature: SCORM! With our newest feature, you can upload SCORM packages, register students (free or paid), deliver the course, and track completion and results. This includes content authored by tools like Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline and Articulate Studio. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide some details about SCORM and share some of our thoughts about the new feature, since it's a hot topic among the eLearning industry.


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Topics: New Features, LMS

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