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Video and LMSs – Why changes will need to be made in 2014

SCORM and AIC are too archaic. Video as training tool has been popular for over a decade, so surprising current LMS cant handle adequately. Next couple years, a blog post like this will be made but instead of talking how LMS can’t handle video, it will be LMS can’t handle interactives and real world simulations for skills testing. (skills, not scholastic and theory question type testing, actual skills testing in LMS.) Because our training software test for skills, it had to have a custom advanced LMS designed. An LMS designed to not just record correct answers on a written test and modules completed, but records task completed, where safety procedures used, parts replaced, cost, time, weakness and strengths, and much more. Light years ahead of current LMS and SCORM/AIC standards. See intro to our troubleshooting real-world training simulation and skills testing software at
Hope this offers further insight to the future of remote training, leads the way.

By Craig Weiss

With 2014 already in play, it is time for many LMS vendors to awaken by the trumpets playing the background – you might think it is Muzak, but no it’s trumpets.

These fine tunes of blasting noise are telling each and every one of them, to get off the bench or out of their seats, run on over to product development team and say, “Add these video features or off with your head”.  As a bonus they get tossed into the Tower and are fed gruel.

Here is the one thing to remember – VIDEO IS GOING TO BE HOT. In 2014, I believe it will be the year of video for consumers in e-learning, specifically with content and as a one off on that – in the LMS.

And before you scream to me, what about gamification?  Yeah, that is going to be hot too, but I believe…

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January 20, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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