Over 700 respondents, primarily managers and individual contributors, responded to the survey and surprisingly, nearly one-third of the respondents are not satisfied with the LMS product they are using! In Evaluating and Selecting a Learning Management System, Steve Foreman analyzes the changing LMS landscape, critical evaluation and selection activities, how they are hosted, satisfaction measures, and what features are most desired today, and discusses findings that indicate what’s needed to achieve the best results.

There are hundreds of LMS products available in an ever-changing marketplace. Many organizations are already on their second- or third-generation LMS. Given the number of products available and the different types of functionality offered, organizations often struggle to determine what type of LMS is most appropriate for their needs. This report makes understanding this changing marketplace easier. The report also explores the future role of learning management systems in a world of social media and mobile technology.