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    Finding Your Perfect LMS: Expert Tips for Rapidly Scaling Businesses

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    Catch all the expert insights from Yaara Avior from Fiverr, Gaby Maor formerly of Fireblocks, and Asia Malull from Own Company in our webinar on choosing the best-fit LMS for you and read this blog for the highlights to ensure you don’t miss a thing!

    Hadar Keren
    July 3, 2024
    4 min read
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    Choosing the right LMS can feel like navigating a maze, but it’s a crucial step for any fast-growing company. Alongside the right processes, an effective LMS can transform your L&D initiatives, boost employee engagement, drive business success, and cut down the time your L&D team spends on tedious tasks, freeing them up to focus on strategic work. During our recent webinar, industry experts Yaara Avior, Global Learning & Development Manager at Fiverr, Gaby Maor, formerly Director of Knowledge Management at Fireblocks, and Asia Malull, Principle Engineering Enablement at Own Company shared their wisdom on this topic. 

    Watch the webinar now and dive into the key takeaways in this blog!

    What Do Fast-Growing Companies Really Need for L&D To Be Successful?

    • Diverse Employee Roles: An LMS should cater to different employee roles, backgrounds, and languages, customizing content for various roles without duplicating efforts or wasting resources.
    • Robust Analytics: Get top-notch analytics and insights to back your strategic decisions and lead impactful initiatives within the company.
    • Consistent Learning Experience: Standardizing content delivery is essential to ensure a consistent learning experience across all locations, regardless of geographical spread, languages, and cultural differences.
    • Comprehensive Overview: Having a 10,000-foot view of all L&D activities lets leaders see who’s using what content and when, helping to identify gaps and find solutions.
    • Employee Champions: Empower employees to be champions of training content, enabling everyone to contribute and share their knowledge.
    • Proving ROI to Align with Business Goals: Tying L&D to specific business goals and KPIs can be challenging. Aligning with tangible outcomes like the number of support tickets reduced or projects completed helps justify L&D budgets and demonstrate value.

    How Do You Know When It’s Time to Get or Change Your LMS?

    The right time to implement or switch an LMS often depends on organizational growth and content management complexity. It’s not as simple as waiting for a specific event. For many of our speakers, the change was prompted when the existing system couldn’t meet the needs of different groups, leading to manual workarounds that were too time-consuming for subject matter experts. When considering whether it’s time to get or change your LMS, our speakers suggest taking the following factors into account:

    • Budget approvals
    • Company development
    • High onboarding rate
    • Mandatory compliance training
    • Process management changes
    • Feature needs
    • Consistent bottlenecks
    • Several manual workarounds needed
    • Need for scalability

    How Do You Choose the Right LMS?

    There isn’t a perfect LMS—but some will match your needs a lot better than others.  Finding the right combination of features, implementation best practices, and avoiding pitfalls is key. Let’s take a look at what Yaara, Gaby, and Asia had in mind for their ideal LMS match:

    Critical Features 

    1. User Experience: The system must be user-friendly and intuitive.
    2. Scalability: It should grow with your organization without performance issues.
    3. Integration: Seamless integration with existing tools and platforms is essential.
    4. Personalization: The ability to create personalized learning paths using data and AI.
    5. Real-Time Analytics: Robust reporting tools to track learning progress and outcomes effectively.

    Avoiding Pitfalls

    Selecting an LMS comes with its challenges. Avoid systems that:

    • Require extensive manual customization.
    • Lack flexibility to adapt to changing needs.
    • Do not support integration with external content or third-party tools.

    Implementation Best Practices

    Implementing an LMS successfully involves careful planning and execution. Yaara suggested starting with a major initiative, like mandatory compliance training, to engage most employees and demonstrate the system’s value. Gaby recommended aligning the LMS with organizational processes, starting with a few teams before a company-wide rollout, and ensuring both the old and new systems run concurrently for a smooth transition. Ensuring you have the right people and processes in place is just as important, if not more important, than the tool itself.

    Time to Transform Your L&D

    Choosing the right LMS is a strategic decision that can significantly impact your company’s growth and success. By understanding your needs, considering critical features, avoiding common pitfalls, and following best practices for implementation, you can select an LMS that effectively supports your fast-growing company.

    For more detailed insights, don’t miss out on watching the full webinar here.  Ready to revolutionize your L&D? Request a demo today and see how the right LMS can transform your organization!

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