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Open Elms

Open Elms is a complete e-learning solution. The Learning Content Management System is highly focussed approach to what business needs in an e-learning system. As such the system a) works straight out of the box b) is easy to use c) has great e-learning content and e) is able to share data with other enterprise applications.

‘Works Straight Out of the Box’
The Open Source Learning Management System can be set up and running in minutes. The system uses standard Microsoft technologies and can be run on any standard Windows server without the need for any third party technologies.

‘Easy to Use’
The LMS is intuitive to use from both a trainee and manager’s perspective. The company behind the project employed an ergonomist to ensure that the system was highly accessible to all.

‘Great e-Learning Content’
Open Elms comes bundled with the free e-CMS system from e-learning WMB. This free software tool is a breakthrough product, with ambitions to be the PowerPoint for the e-learning industry.

Any courses produced by the system can be submitted to Open Elms for sharing with others in the community. This method of collaboration allows members of the site to share in the work of others. There is already an impressive list of available courses for download covering induction and health and safety.

‘Shares Data’
The Open Elms Learning Management System has built in functionality for reading from and exporting to enterprise level data sources. These options mean that Open Elms can easily integrate into an organisation’s current HR data structure without the need for any customisation.

Summary
Open Elms provides this all free of charge and aims to make its money from providing additional services such as training, support and development.

The system is something entirely new in the e-learning arena and already has a number of high profile users (a selection of which are posted on the site). This LCMS solution is definitely worth a closer look.


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