Easy-To-Use LMS: What Does That Actually Mean?

| March 4, 2019

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You know your company needs an LMS that’s intuitive and easy-to-use, both for learners and administrators. But what exactly does a user-friendly LMS look like? To help you answer this question, we’ve pulled all of the most important features of an easy-to-use LMS into one list. “Choose our LMS!”, they say. “It’s user-friendly!”, they say. But these are words you’ve heard before. In fact, almost every LMS vendor you’ve stumbled upon has promoted their platform as “easy to use”.

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