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March 16 – 18, 2016 Orlando, FL

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ECO813 Choosing an LMS—Tips, Tricks, and Traps

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Thursday, March 17

Ecosystem - Technology


Choosing an LMS can be wrought with peril. There are many decisions that go into selecting the system that provides the best fit for your company, and there seem to be no end of things waiting to trip you up on your path to your new system. But if you know what to look for, you can avoid the hazards!

In this session, you’ll learn all the places where you can go wrong in your selection process. From knowing what types of systems are available to knowing the difference between good and bad requirements, we’ll walk through some of the larger mistakes that can get made and how to navigate around them. At the end of the session, you’ll have a better idea of what the LMS vendors need so you can help them help you!

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to tell a good requirement from a bad one
  • How to tell the difference between a problem with the LMS and a problem with your process
  • Why you may want to bring in a consultant, and what consultant you may need
  • If an LMS even the right decision for your situation

Novice and intermediate designers, developers, managers, and directors.

Technology discussed in this session:
Learning management systems.

Anthony Altieri

IDIoT in Chief/xAPI Evangelist

Omnes Solutions

Anthony Altieri is the IDIoT in Chief (instructional developer for the Internet of Things) and founder of Omnes Solutions, as well as an xAPI evangelist, authoring a course on xAPI Foundations for LinkedIn Learning. Anthony has worked on multiple projects implementing global LMS systems. He is a maker, focusing on user analytics and bringing the virtual learning world and the real world together through the use of Bluetooth beacons and other IoT devices using xAPI. Anthony has lectured to audiences on topics ranging from the spread of HIV to network security, content development, why it’s important to learn to code, and, of course, xAPI.

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