Improving the Mobile Experience with ‎Release 8.26‎

Fox in Release 8.26 Fox’s evaluation app efficiently captures and evaluates indoor and outdoor training, simulations and other graded performance metrics for the analysis of individual and group-based training, and the issuance of professional certifications and qualifications. Since Fox users need a more responsive experience on their mobile devices, we’ve enhanced Fox in Release 8.26. […]

The Art of Creating a Strategic Customer Success Plan

Determining who the Users are   The first step is in reverse – taking a step back, to get into the user’s shoes and look at the process from their side. Questions to ask are along the lines of ‘who’ and ‘how’:   Who will be using the platform:    How many users?  What roles do the users have – are they managerial or staff, and do many of the users have the […]

TMS, LMS, CMS, RMS – What’s in those Acronyms?

Learning Management Systems This one is fairly straightforward – an LMS manages and delivers all types of content, including courses, video, and documents. It is designed to manage knowledge in an organization according to the organization’s training strategy and goals. Most LMSs offer capabilities such as inline content creation, and reporting and tracking of content […]

Obtaining Situational Awareness

Perceptions and Projections Ideally the decision maker has a ‘helicopter view’ of the overall picture. With an accurate comprehension of the current environment, knowing how the situation is likely to evolve enables solid projections. The ability to ascertain and process the given information, and then to reach the best decision, is based partially on natural […]

Achieving Regulatory Compliance with Automated Reporting

Getting the Timing Right Most organizations that enforce regulatory compliance require specific reports at precise intervals. All of us are familiar with ‘tax time’ when annual income tax forms must be submitted. Banks, insurance companies and related organizations have to submit to audits on a regular basis, and other reports to comply with financial regulations. […]

The True Value of Analytics  

Step 1: Collecting Raw Data  Analytics are only as accurate as the data on which they are based – Garbage In, Garbage Out is what a report will show if the raw data is too general, or entirely wrong. The quality and comprehensiveness of the data collection is critical. Setting the data sources correctly is a critical step in […]

Military Training Programs – Qualitative Challenges and How to Solve Them

Ensuring high-quality course content and proper logistics and timing are critical, but other factors are often sidelined. Let’s look at some of the qualitative challenges that affect military training programs, focusing on four essential factors: 1.      Situational Awareness Anyone managing military training programs must have the full picture – the entire program, including the status […]

Steps a TMS can take to Safeguard Data

Measures to ensure secure communication between the TMS and its interfaces Organizations cannot risk any breach or leak of sensitive data and therefore should ensure the following: Role-Based Hierarchies, Multi-factor and Single-Sign-On Authentication Comprehensive password control should define password policies and audit login trials, and block users after a specified number of failed login attempts, […]

Triggers to Acquire a Training Management System

Integrating Training Systems Training operations are not independent – by nature they require coordination between a number of systems including resource management, scheduling, finance, and others. A growing training operation will need to coordinate with a number of these external systems, which is a considerable challenge when coordinating between these systems with manual processes. In […]

7 Training Management System Features You Can’t Be Without

1. Your Flexible Friend Every organization has its own business processes, terminology, structure and goals. Your solution should be easily configurable and fully-customizable to provide process solutions that meet requirements of any size and complexity, supporting every department and role – and allowing you to scale operations with ease. 2. One System to Rule them […]