Learning Management Services
Let’s face it – there was no way for you to know how much work it was going to take to implement a learning management system. The training department staff is lean, so there is no one to help you. The LMS set-up is sucking up all your extra time and you still have your normal workload to shoulder. Working nights and weekends on your LMS deployment is a drag, but it does not have to be that way – Digital Links can help!
The Digital Links LMS Implementation Services Team is ready to step in at any point in the process. Maybe you’re stuck creating job hierarchies, or you just need help loading your data. Whatever point you are at in your LMS implementation project plan, Digital Links can make you look like a star!
At Digital Links, customer relationships are our highest priority. We want to make sure that your experience with our broad service solutions is both easy and rewarding. To ensure that our e-Learning solutions work hard to facilitate your business goals, our professional staff provides expert assistance during all phases of set-up, deployment, and use.
We can offer your organization different levels of focused, dedicated consultancy about how you can take advantage of online learning. Our complete consultancy service operates a four-stage process (which you can also pick and choose from).
Learning Management System Hosting (SaaS)
Digital Links can deploy online training hosting programs for businesses and institutions with the Digital Links Learning Management System located on our servers. Online training hosting through the Digital Links LMS reduces your upfront costs, speeds up project delivery and provides all necessary hardware, software, and Internet bandwidth necessary to get your e-learning project off the ground.
The Digital Links Training Center (Digital Links) maximizes your learning investment through a streamlined implementation process, so you can quickly access a robust and cost-effective online course hosting solution. Digital Links can be configured and deployed within a matter of days. Your SaaS LMS solution is hosted within our secure data center, allowing Digital Links experts to perform system maintenance, upgrades and ongoing support.
The Digital Links SaaS/Hosted LMS solution eliminates your need for a large, upfront capital outlay for a learning management infrastructure. The Digital Links Training Center LMS helps minimize your total overhead and training expenditures. And because our system is scalable, you can start with a solution that’s just the right size for your organization and easily upgrade as your needs grow.
You will have a custom-designed private campus that uses your own company logo and is visible only to your own users. The advantages of letting Digital Links host your online training through the Learning Management System include:
LMS Site Customization Services
Digital Links professionals recognize that, although the Digital Links Learning Management System may be used right “out of the box,” some organizations may request enhancements and customization services. Digital Links works closely with you to configure an LMS that will help you meet your specific business objectives. Our proven methodology defines all tasks and necessary resources to ensure an overall successful LMS setup and implementation.
Online Training Development
Digital Links can convert your company-specific course content into state-of-the-art online learning utilizing our Course Development Team. Digital Links experienced Online Training Development team can create or re-purpose content as WBT to achieve the desired business results for any organization. Working with your subject matter experts, we can design courses that cover topics complex and technical, basic, and advanced. You can work with us to develop custom e-Learning for your organization, or do some or all of your course development in-house.
Maybe you’re struggling to overcome the learning curve with e-learning course authoring tools. Sure, you are a quick learner, but do you really want to chance missing your company’s e-learning program rollout date?
The Digital Links Online Training Development Team is ready to jump in and help at any point in the project. Hung up on developing a storyboard? No time to write the course and assemble it? Wherever you are at in the process, Digital Links can help!
Learning Management Engineering Services
Digital Links Learning Management Engineering Services provides a comprehensive array of e-Learning configuration services and engineering for help with your e-Learning program rollout. Digital Links can build your company a custom interface so your data can flow back and forth between your HRIS (Human Resource Information System) system and the Digital Links Learning Management System. Digital Links can also create an Active Directory interface using LDAP protocol, and retrieve the information that Digital Links requires to populate its Users table. Digital Links Learning Management Engineering Services also develops custom batch data feeds, provides training data migration, develops custom reports, and more.
Training and Technical Support
Digital Links provides a variety of self-help resources to help you use our products most effectively. These include the user guides, online help, and a tutorial. When these resources are not quite enough, we provide comprehensive, fee-based training and technical support resources and programs to assist you further. For companies in FDA regulated industries, Digital Links can assist customers with the acceptance of the Learning Management System through their company software validation process.
Digital Links offers standard and customized training programs to ensure maximum utilization of your LMS. Instructor-led courses are offered at customer training sites. In addition, we offer online synchronous and other modes of training to meet your needs. Our results-oriented training services are designed to help your organization become self-sufficient in designing and creating your own learning courses.
Digital Links will deliver a portion of your e-Learning course material from a private campus on our Web site. A pilot project is a very inexpensive way to test the effectiveness of our online learning technology and educational approach. You can then up-size your project by bringing our technology in-house or continuing with a hosted solution.
Is it important for you to maintain the same look and feel of your web site in your Learning Management System? Digital Links can provide custom branding for your Digital Links Training Center Learning Management System and Digital Links Web Author tool. This way your Digital Links Training Center and all the content you create using the Digital Links Web Author look as if they are just part of your corporate web site.
Single Sign On Customization
Single sign-on customization allows your users to be able to log into the entire application without having to directly login to the individual application points within the Digital Links Training Center Learning Management System (LMS).
Integrated Web Conferencing and Collaboration
Integrated Web Conferencing is available in your Digital Links Training Center Learning Management System. The Digital Links Training Center is also integrated with WebEx, Cisco’s web conferencing application. Integrated web conferencing allows you to deliver just-in-time learning, perform desktop sharing, schedule and conduct meetings, white boarding, share presentations, record audio that can be archived for later use, collaborate in real-time, and more!
Competency Management and Skill-Gap Analysis
Digital Links has competency management consultants experienced in designing and developing the prescriptive learning that is used to fill the skill and knowledge gaps for organizational personnel. Digital Links competency management consultants use a five-step approach that has been successfully employed over the past ten years. This approach enables us to clearly identify the knowledge, skills and attitudes (competencies) that are driving the desirable behaviors of your organization’s best and brightest employees.
Identifying opportunities for e-learning
There are many different of models of Online Education, ranging from full collaboration between ‘experts’ and participants, to short courses delivered via CD-Rom where participants interact with learning materials for 10-15 minutes at a time. We provide you with a report on the appropriateness of different models and approaches in your individual situation, and we will highlight the advantages and disadvantages of each for your organization.