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 […]

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 […]

ATD 2019: Oprah, Seth Godin & “Causing a Ruckus” in Training & Development

?Your mission, which you have already accepted, is to make change happen…. Go make a ruckus.? ? Seth Godin ATD 2019 is officially in the books, and attendees walked away from this year?s event with a wealth of actionable tips as well as big picture ideas about the future of Training and Development. From keynotes […]

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: 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 […]

How to Build a Global, Digital Learning Ecosystem

Many companies are now facing the need to integrate their learning content with a variety of other systems, ultimately creating a digital learning ecosystem. For example, ?a recent case study of software company Benefitfocus, showed that this year, they have had to integrate their learning content with their employee LMS, a public-facing website, their CRM […]