An LCMS is not an LMS

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One of the most common questions we hear is, “Are you an LMS (Learning Management System)?” “LMS” and “LCMS” (Learning Content Management System) are often mistakenly used interchangeably, and differentiating between them can be tricky. It doesn’t help that some overlap exists between the two platforms, such as the fact that an LMS and LCMS […]

The “L” in LCMS Makes all the Difference

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The in LCMS can mean the difference between success and failure for organizations. One missing letter can change the whole meaning of a word. While many companies have made significant investments in a Content Management System (CMS) to manage documents, images, videos, etc., they lack critical features and functionality that only an LCMS provides. Unlike […]

What is an LCMS?

LCMS, LMS, CMS… What’s the Difference? A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is a platform that integrates authoring, delivery, publishing and analysis of content in a multi-user environment. In our LCMS definition, it provides content professionals a way to manage their content and collaborate in one centralized location. While the primary function of a Learning […]

How Not to Adopt an LCMS

How not to adopt an LCMS

Modern learning organizations understand that, in order to provide learners with the resources they expect (such as content personalization, mobile learning, micro-learning, and just-in-time support,) new technology tools are no longer a “nice to have” — they’re a necessity. Today’s modern learning ecosystem demands a learning content management system (LCMS) that allows organizations to: Deliver […]

3 Simple Ways to Embed Learning in the Flow of Work

Sometimes we struggle to get started because the problem seems too big. While embedding learning into their flow of work may have some challenges for your team, here are some simple ways to get started. Add a search box in the applications learners use every day such as Salesforce or Slack and allow them to […]

Xyleme Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List

Raleigh, NC ? February 7, 2019 ? Training Industry today announced that Xyleme has been selected as part of the 2019 Top Training Companies™ lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market. Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, prepares the Training Industry Top 20 and […]

What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)?

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding Learning Content Management Systems. When most people hear the phrase “Learning Content Management System,” they usually think “Oh, an LMS.” Even a Google search for Learning Content Management System returns ads for Learning Management Systems, and articles that claim to rank the top LCMS’s, but really only include Learning […]

LMS vs. LCMS

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LMS vs. LCMS: What is the difference and why does it matter? LMS vs. LCMS? While sometimes thought to be interchangeable terms, LMS (Learning Management System) and LCMS (Learning Content Management System) platforms share a few functionalities, but couldn’t be more different. In this article, we deep-dive into the definitions of each, key differences in […]