The benefits of picking a cloud-based Learning Management System

Have you been entertaining the idea of acquiring a learning management system or learning platform for your organization, but can’t decide between a cloud-based or a self-hosted system? Or perhaps you’re confused about what to pick after reading about the difference between the two. We can help you out.

 


 

Self-hosted LMS require a software download, which may be a direct download from the website or the use of a physical software disc. Cloud-based LMS, which we recommend, are hosted on the cloud and enable users to access it with just a username and password.

 

Now that you know the difference, are you still unsure as to which is the best option for you? We think that you should go for a cloud-based system and here’s 5 reasons why:

 

    1. They are easy and fast and require no install. As cloud-based LMS don’t require downloading any software or using a disc, they are much faster to set up which enables you to start creating your content right away.

      They tend to be more cost-effective. Just 3-5 years ago you could easily pay more than 100.000 USD for a corporate learning solution, but today more players have opted for a Software as a service model (SaaS) where you pay a small fee for each user

       

    2. They tend to be more cost-effective. Just 3-5 years ago you could easily pay more than 100.000 USD for a corporate learning solution, but today more players have opted for a Software as a service model (SaaS) where you pay a small fee for each user on the learning platform. The prices 
    3. They are more accessible. Cloud-based LMS allow administrators and learners to access the platform from a variety of mobile devices, anytime, from anywhere. This is ideal for remote learning, where users may be spread all around! 
    4. They are scalable. Whether you’re a 10 person debate club or a large organization, a cloud-based LMS can accommodate growth in the number of learners in your organization, while maintaining a streamlined process. 
    5. They are more collaborative. A lot of LMS have social media features which enable learners to communicate with one another as well as collaborate. If communication and collaborative learning is a key need in your organization, book a demo today.

 

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