Mobile LMS Reviews

We review LMS and training software for the modern workplace, comparing different products with in-depth knowledge of the industry.

Can the Commuter Hour and Mobile Learning Work Together?

Have you considered what your employees who commute to work on public transport do with that time? For many it is a time of boredom, filled with playing games, reading books, checking Facebook, or surfing the Internet. Could you replace those activities with that benefit your business?

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Posted on May 31, 2016

Why micro and mobile learning are a perfect match

involves taking short, bite size lessons on a daily basis. It is an increasingly popular method of learning because it matches how our brains work, so it is easier to retain information. refers to the method of delivery - learners complete the course on a mobile device, usually a smartphone.

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Posted on May 3, 2016

Why learners are more engaged on their mobile

Learners are more engaged when they use a mobile device to go through a course, but why is that so? The reasons go beyond the learning sector to mobile use in general.

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Posted on April 19, 2016

Why Does Mobile Learning Suit Millennials?

Millennials are becoming an increasingly dominant feature of the workforce. They are a generation who grew up with technology. While older generations talk about learning how to use computers, phones, and tablets, Millennials have always used them. Everything from gaming to social media is second nature.

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Posted on May 24, 2016

Mobile learning, the first choice for field staff

Both businesses and employees from mobile learning. This includes small businesses operating from a single location through to large businesses with disparate workforces. For field staff in particular, mobile learning is a powerful tool.

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Posted on May 12, 2016

Why a cloud based authoring tool should be your first choice

When you are looking at or course authoring tools you will have a number of options. They can be broadly divided into two categories: those that are installed and used on your local systems; and those that are based in the cloud. For most mobile learning and eLearning experts, authoring tools are the best choice.

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Posted on April 12, 2016

Advantages of an integrated LMS and authoring tool

Using an LMS and online course authoring tool brings efficiencies to your business or organisation, however they are at their most efficient when they are integrated. Your development and management of courses is made easier when they are integrated, and the user experience is improved.

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Posted on May 18, 2016

How widespread is BYOD?

BYOD is a policy adopted by many companies, and it has been growing. Even if a company, business owner or manager is not aware of the term BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), they are aware of the concept – allowing an employee to use their personal mobile phone or tablet in the workplace and outside for work purposes. While BYOD is permitted by many companies, what exactly is the situation today? If it’s such a good idea, why are some companies still not willing to implement such a policy? And what does research tell us about trends for the future?

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Posted on April 27, 2016

Advantages of a 'Mobile First' LMS

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) let you create, deliver, and manage courses and lessons. The courses are delivered electronically, usually either by computer or mobile device. Some LMS solutions deliver computer-only courses while others focus on mobile. What are the advantages of taking a mobile-first approach to an LMS?

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Posted on April 15, 2016

Why Mobile Learning is 'Fun' vs. Desktop

When learning is fun, people are more likely to do it. This means learners gain valuable skills and knowledge quicker, which benefits their own personal development as well as the company or organisation they work for. Delivering courses and lessons on mobile devices is one of the best ways of creating fun learning experiences. Why is this?

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Posted on April 4, 2016

Can a Mobile LMS Replace Your Existing LMS?

This is a question that many organisations face today. In many cases they implemented their LMS to harness the potential of the growing trend for e-learning, but did it before the explosion in smartphone use and ownership. That has left many organisations with a system that enables them to create courses and manage content, but the primary method of delivery of that content is not via mobile devices. Some systems have mobile as an option, but the courses are designed for desktops.

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Posted on March 28, 2016

The Growth of BYOD and its Influence on Mobile Learning

As a concept, BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, has been around since 2009. It involves people using their own phones in the workplace for work related activities. This often extends to outside of normal office hours as well. Of course people used their own phones in the workplace before 2009, but BYOD as a business strategy was recognised at around that time.

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Posted on March 22, 2016

5 Reasons Why Mobile Learning is Good For Company Culture

Having a good company culture will help you attract better employees, retain those employees and, ultimately, deliver better products and services to your clients. can help you achieve this.

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Posted on March 18, 2016

I have a desktop in front of me, but I still reach for mobile to learn

We all do it every day - reach for a mobile phone to do or check something, even though you are sitting in front of a computer. In fact you probably take your hands off the mouse and keyboard in order to pick up your phone! People do this when it comes to mobile learning too.

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Posted on March 15, 2016

Looking for a Mobile LMS? Know the difference between Responsive and Mobile-First

If you are not involved in website or app development, the terms "responsive" and "mobile first" are probably not high on your list of daily considerations. When you are creating a new mobile learning course, however, it is worth spending a little bit of time understanding the difference as it will help you make a better decision on which platform or learning management system to use.

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Posted on March 10, 2016

Mobile Learning: Why it's only about Apple and Android

When you create a mobile learning course you will want it to be accessible to all your users. You don't want them to have an incompatible device as that will mean they can’t access your course. Why then, do almost all mobile learning management systems only offer Apple and Android solutions?

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Posted on March 6, 2016

3 Benefits of using BYOD for Mobile Learning

BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, is a growing trend. It involves companies encouraging their employees to use their own phones for work activities. This could mean making phone calls, but more often it is about using apps and the Internet. Examples include accessing their work email account, accessing work documents on a cloud storage system, or updating a project management app for tasks for which the employee is responsible.

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Posted on March 3, 2016

6 Benefits Of An All-In-One Learning Solution

You have lots of options open to you when designing a course, lesson or training session. You can use face-to-face environments in real life or virtually through video conferencing. You can write an eBook, use an eLearning system, or you can use a mobile learning solution. You can also use a combination of any or all of these, utilising different options for different parts of the course.

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Posted on February 29, 2016

5 Reasons To Embrace Mobile Learning

The internet has changed the way in which people learn. It has opened up new opportunities for both learners and course creators alike. , however, is taking the trend for online course delivery and completion to a whole new level.

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Posted on February 22, 2016

4 Reasons why Mobile Learning is Growing

The use of mobile as a learning tool is becoming more common all over the world. The mobile learning industry is predicted to be worth over , about half of companies and organizations already use mobile devices for training, and user surveys consistently report high satisfaction with the mobile learning experience.

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Posted on January 19, 2016