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You may be bombarded with emails about new LXPs being launched. You may receive invitations to eLearning and L&D events, where entire sessions are devoted to understanding LXPs, and eager marketers strive to pitch their LXP to you. But do you really need another learning platform? How are you going to convince your finance team to spare more money for another L&D expense/overhead? In our first blog post on the Origin Fractal blog, we introduced you to the challenges that organizations face with traditional learning management systems. We listed out the key features of learning experience platforms and how organizations must prepare to migrate from an LMS to an LXP.
Do you already have a robust LMS that works well for your organizational training needs? You are in no mood to invest more money for another product to supplement your LMS? Good! If you can convince yourself that an LXP is not going to help your organization in any way, then perhaps this blog post might help you change your thoughts and make you consider opting for an LXP. We explore some scenarios wherein an LXP will help organizations derive benefits from their eLearning solutions.
Your organization designs and sells specialized software solutions. These solutions have an in-built ‘Help’ section which guides the product-users. But you seek to provide an in-depth and comprehensive eLearning training solution. You are perhaps even looking to monetize the training content and offer certification for users of your product. Here’s where an LXP like Origin Fractal can help you add value to your organization and create an additional revenue stream. Origin Fractal LXP lets you deploy up-to-date product training for your product-buyers and end-users. You can also use Fractal to set up a learning portal and monetize this training content and provide digital certificates to those who successfully complete the product training.
Insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and food and beverage manufacturers are some of the categories of industries that have strong marketing and on-field sales teams. These marketing teams typically travel far and wide each day to sell their respective products. Creating specialized training for these teams and then making them attend a training session on a specific day, at the cost of their daily sales activities can be a nightmare for HR and L&D. Here’s where organizations can use a mobile-first LXP like Origin Fractal to deploy their internal training content. An LXP frees learning from the clutches of the restricted LMS. With dedicated, full-function apps, employees can access training content from the comfort of their smartphones.
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You are a learning practitioner or a subject matter expert with a passion for teaching and helping others learn. You could sign up to become a teacher or mentor on a course aggregator like Udemy or Coursera and upload your course on the website and look to find learners. The problem here is that you would be one among several other providers offering a course on the topic at a similar price. For a starter to find learners on such platforms will be a Herculean task, as prospective learners will look for a course with more favorable reviews. With an LXP like Origin Fractal, you will be able to set up your own personal learning portal, customize it with beautiful themes, add your courses, and invite your friends to sign up for your courses. With the in-built payment gateway, you will be able to sell your courses with ease.
Organizations that depend significantly on channel partners and resellers for the sales of their products need to organize training sessions on a regular basis. Each time the product gets upgraded, or there’s a new product launch, or if there is a new set of resellers in a specific region, the organization coordinates and runs training programs. This is again a monumental planning headache for HR and L&D. With an LXP like Origin Fractal in place, all training programs can be hosted on to the LXP to help train resellers and channel partners with ease.
In corporate learning, it is difficult to follow a ‘one-size fits all approach’ to developing and deploying training. The LMS is a core part of the L&D process and it becomes quite perplexing for smaller organizations working on a limited budget to invest in an expensive LMS. Not everyone has the expertise to sit and coax an open-source solution like Moodle to work as per their requirements. Larger and powerful LMS solutions require a minimum of 250 users to sign up. Organizations with about 50 to 100 employees unwittingly end up paying more for a product that they never fully utilize.
LXPs are typically offered as a cloud-based product to cut down on costs. LXPs like Origin Fractal allow you to just pay for the number of users/learners that you have and scale up when the number of learners increases. A cloud-based learning platform ensures that you do not have to spend on on-premise server implementations or hire a dedicated resource to manage your learning platform.
Learning on the smartphone is the new norm as organizations create and deploy mobile learning solutions for employee training. With an LXP like Origin Fractal, you get Android and iOS apps from day one that offers a full-scale learning experience on mobile devices. Research on neural networks confirms that allowing learners to learn at their own convenience improves retention of learning.
We have been steadily seeing the increased pressure that is placed on L&D teams to cut down on training costs. Each time there is a budget planning session, L&D is the first casualty and always asked to present proof of the benefits of training. This despite everyone knowing that better-trained employees lead to better productivity and more profits. Investing in an LXP lets you meet these pressing financial questions as you only pay for what you use and are not forced to buy a minimum number of licenses. With guided installation and an easy-to-use, intuitive interface, you do not have to factor the budget of an LMS administrator. Easily upload your existing training content on to the LXP and deploy role-appropriate training for your employees.
Origin Fractal LXP is a proprietary, new, mobile-first, cloud-based learning experience platform designed for extended enterprise learning and customer education.
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