LMS RFP

Tony Karrer

Continuing on from my earlier posts: LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated LMS Selection Team and Stakeholders LMS Selection Process From several comments and from looking at my list of issues, I realize that writing a good LMS RFP is challenging and it's easy to make lots of mistakes. LMS RFP Resources John Theis wrote a dissertation on the contents of 25 RFPs submitted to an LMS vendor. But, what I see as the most common problem in LMS RFP documents are the requirements.

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Listen Up: A New, National RFP Offers Nonprofits and Funders Tools to Survey Clients

Beth Kanter

Through its new RFP, Shared Insight will be offering up to 75 Listen for Good grants this year. Note from Beth: Melinda T. Tuan, Managing Director, Fund for Shared Insight shares details about an incredible funding opportunity for nonprofits.

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Trending Sources

Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. RFP OR "Request for Proposal") - find either of these terms (LCMS OR "Learning Content Management System") - find either of these terms Obviously, substitute the key terms such instead of LCMS.

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a simpler approach to km

Harold Jarche

The RFP is for a measurement framework that reflects current industry standards. I doubt that any of this will ever appear in an RFP in the near future, or that PKM, with an emphasis on personal methods, would be an acceptable framework for those obsessed with measurement.

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White House Innovation Fellows

David Weinberger

RFP-EZ – twitter: @ProjectRFPEZ. The White House is announcing the White House Innovation Fellows who are going to work on five projects. Here are the projects: 1. Building a prototype process for federal agencies to source low-cost, high-impact solutions from innovative tech companies and startups. My Gov – twitter: @ProjectMyGov #gov. Building a prototype that streamlines the 1,2000+ government/service websites, with more intuitive interfaces and the ability to accept feedback.

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How long does it take to select an LMS?

Tony Karrer

Tail of Process - Demos, Hands-on Testing, Negotiation The tail of Bryan's process is: Week 9 - Read and Grade Proposals Week 10 - Final meeting to pick system (Bryan has demos in Week 5) The tail of my process has: Demos Pilot or hands-on tests Negotiate Final selection Bryan talks about having demos earlier in the process: In my model, I have learned the value of moving the demo upfront, rather than waiting until after the RFP.

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Book week

Doc Searls

Like”) and exercise their consumer power by broadcasting their intent via a sort of online RFP (Request for Proposal). The Intention Economy came out on Tuesday, and coverage has been spreading. Meanwhile, while I’ve been busy at IIW , where VRM mojo has been major. Notes from the many VRM sessions at #IIW14 will appear on this page soon. Meanwhile here are some excerpts pieces that ran this week. From Selling You: Not Just on Facebook , by Haydn Shaughnessy in Forbes —.

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LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated

Tony Karrer

Confusing an RFI and an RFP. Putting the wrong requirements in an RFP. Making an RFP that will make vendors hate you. Writing an RFP that won't help you differentiate between vendors. Missing a few critical questions in the RFP or selection process. Topic #5 - Writing a Good RFP The RFP strikes me as being a big enough topic on it's own.

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Amazon's New HQ

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Request for Proposals (RFP) identifies a desire for a metro area of a million people or more "with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent." Canada also offers a number of advantages not listed specifically in the RFP. Originally published on CanTech Letter. Amazon.com is inviting proposals for a second North American headquarters from states, provinces and metro areas. The presumption by many ( example here ) is that this means a U.S. location.

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Swelling ground

Doc Searls

The second is Advertising In Reverse , which riffs off (Dilbert cartoonist) Scott Adams’ Hunter Becomes the Prey , a post in which he suggests “broadcast shopping,&# by means which VRM folks have been calling by the dull name Personal RFP. Two posts worth noting over at the ProjectVRM blog.

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The Outcome of Our Outcomes

Beth Kanter

It’s a preamble to an RFP. Flickr Photo By Mastery of Maps. Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle.

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eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal. Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal.

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LMS Selection Presentation

Tony Karrer

Just to close the loop on my series of posts that I created as part of preparing my presentation: LMS Team Size and Time LMS RFP LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated LMS Selection Team and Stakeholders LMS Selection Process LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Thanks again for the input.

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Rapid Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

So here are some of the requirements I see for this customer that are a bit different from what you would find in a normal corporate LMS RFP. I've been asked numerous times over the past couple of years by various types of people and companies a very similar question: I plan to or have been conducting and charging for training workshops for clients. I'd like to creating this as self-paced eLearning possibly with other capabilities as well. And I want to charge for this. How can I do that?

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Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

Personal RFP. <pissed> After spending two years working on a book, trying to make as clear as possible something that is still new, has no precedent, and will change the world if it actually plays out — one might be forgiven for getting cranky when people who haven’t read the book say wrong things about it — or about what you’ve been doing and saying for the last twenty years or more. Or about a 300-word piece in a magazine. Such is the case for me right now.

LMS Selection Process

Tony Karrer

Difference between an RFI and an RFP. What requirements to put in an RFP. How to balance making an RFP response useful to you and not too hard for a vendor. How much should you lead a vendor in the RFP requirments. I'm preparing for my part of an upcoming session at DevLearn on LMS selection as part of The Learning Management Systems Symposium. I'm going to prepare for this in a slightly different way.

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LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

Update, Nov.

[pdf] Aneesh Chopra, Federal CTO

David Weinberger

“No RFP, no convoluted process, just a smart person&# that the prize system uncovered. Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, is opening the second day of Personal Democracy Forum. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker. Mangling other peoples ideas and words. You are warned , people.

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Amusing Findings in Keywords

Tony Karrer

worst learner laggard in technology innovation bad day elearning corporate training sucks worst presentation award bad things about e-learning worst learning experience beer elearning bad rfp requirements wasting time on technology And my personal favorite where I rank #1 is: top ten lamest people Don't believe that Google thinks I'm the "top ten lamest people" or "worst learner".

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Bigger is not better

Harold Jarche

I have worked on both sides of the RFP/Proposal & purchasing/selling continuum. However, most large corporations and government agencies write their requestes for proposals (RFP) in such a way as to exclude small operators, thinking that they are mitigating their risks. Common business wisdom used to be that nobody gets fired for buying IBM. Implicit in this statement is that it’s best not to rock the boat if you want to keep your job.

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Harold Jarche » Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value

Harold Jarche

However, most large corporations and government agencies write their requestes for proposals (RFP) in such a way as to exclude small operators, thinking that they are mitigating their risks.

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LMS Team Size and Time - Wow 23 Months!

Tony Karrer

The other related posts are: LMS RFP LMS Selection Presentation Reformulated LMS Selection Team and Stakeholders LMS Selection Process LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Other posts on LMS: Learning Management Systems (LMS) Gotchas Tracking Without an LMS LMS Dissatisfaction on the Rise Do You WANT an LMS?

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I was overheard to have said…

Doc Searls

For example, we’ll want one easy way to issue a personal RFP, or to store and selectively share personal data on an as-needed basis. Nice interview with Dan Levy of Sparksheet : From Part I : What opportunities does the widespread adoption of mobile smartphones present for VRM? This is the limitless sweet spot for VRM. Humans are mobile animals. We were not built only to sit at desks and type on machines, or even to drive cars. We were built to walk and talk before we did anything else.

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

LMS RFP The Nature of Online Collaboration Connectivism and the modern learner Nursing Simulation in Second Life eLearning Course or Online Demo - which is better? Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. -

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All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Learning Management Suite RFP Template | Catadoc.com - [.]

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Intensive and Extensive Processing: Making Formal Stickier

Clark Quinn

responding to an RFP) that has enough deliberate ambiguity to generate productive discussion is great. I’ve been thinking around the ways to use social learning to augment formal learning, and it’s bringing interesting things together. The point is that there are things that make formal learning work better, and we want to draw upon them in smart ways.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. The author(s) have been writing individual articles for months or years. This is my attempt to help you get a sense of topics of my blog and find some of the more interesting past articles. Managing your RSS Feeds - If you are considering subscribing to this blog, you might want to read this.

Doc Searls Weblog · UnAmerican Airline

Doc Searls

Also at the complex end, you should be able to issue a “personal RFP&# in the form of a request to the whole market for something you’re ready to buy, without having to go into a silo such as eBay or Amazon.

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[berkman] Doc Searls

David Weinberger

Imagine that for car rentals… A: That’s an example of a personal RFP. Doc Searls is giving a Berkman lunch called “The Intention Economy.&# [ Note: I'm live-blogging, missing points, paraphrasing badly, making spellping errors, etc. He begins by talking about some problems. E.g., "the people vs. Comcast." Customers are unhappy. Comcast can't fix itself alone." Or, customer loyalty cards that are the Green Stamps of our time.

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0

Social Movement Learning (Winnie Chow, Thomas Mark Turay and Bev Burke)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Also, put out RFP for knowledge exchange. From the Canadian Council on Learning conference on adult education, Fredericton. See also the formal report. Winnie Chow, Thomas Mark Turay What is Social Movement Learning (SML)? This report has never been done, so far as we know. We found only three things in Google. How would we write a report on only three authors - that's not really state of the field. So what is it?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Foucault, Control and the LMS

Mark Oehlert

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