Association Learning Management System (LMS) Resources

The following are some free resources that can make the whole process of finding and selecting the right LMS a whole lot easier. To explore other resources, go to our main Resources page.

  • A List of Association LMS Providers (Blog Post – Regularly Updated)
    A complete list of all of the LMS providers we currently track along with links to brief profiles (as available) and interviews.
  • AMS-LMS Integration: A Primer (Blog Post)
    An overview of the key types of integration between association management systems and learning management systems and some of the critical factors to consider.
  • Learning Management System Vendor Interviews (Audio and Video)
    We’ve conducted a series of 20 brief interviews with representatives from major providers of LMS software to the association sector. These provide good information about the companies, but more importantly, they also provides a range of insights into the challenges and opportunities associations encounter as they implement e-learning.
  • Key E-learning Standards (PDF Article)
    This article offers a brief overview of key organizations and the standards or models they provide for e-learning. Included are AICC, SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), IMS Global, Medbiquitous, and Section 508.
  • 8 LMS Pitfalls to Avoid (Blog Post & PDF Resource)
    A brief overview of 8 issues that can rear their heads when selecting and implementing an LMS.
  • Learning Platform Selection Discussion Guide (PDF Resource)
    This resource contains questions an organization may need to ask when developing requirements for a learning platform and undertaking a selection process. The questions are not targeted at specific platform features. Rather, they are intended to surface general issues and circumstances that the implementation of a learning platform may help address. Organizations can use these questions as a discussion guide.

Have questions, or need help with your LMS selection process? Contact us.