Search learners in the LMS based on their training

Have you ever wanted to find an employee based on the training they've taken or the qualifications they have? The GeoTalent Learning Management System accomplishes this through the “By Training”...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 3

... continued from previous post Where do you go from here? Once you have all your data, including the whys, what next? Don’t be one of those organizations that carry out an extensive study and...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 2

...continued from previous post How do you perform a learning audit? You can search the Internet for audit parameters and how you should set up your audit plan but a learning audit is a project and...


Learning Audit: Do you need one? — Part 1

What is a learning audit? A learning audit is very much like a project or programme audit. According to the European-based National Institute for Further Education, the main goal of a project audit...


You've got questions. We've got answers.

Not long ago, Talent Management magazine published an article called “Eight Things to Consider Before Picking an HR Vendor.” In the article, the author asks eight questions that buyers should ask...


Installed LMS vs Cloud LMS — which is better for you?

Over the past few years, many organizations have switched their enterprise applications to cloud versions. You've probably heard the benefits of cloud or software-as-a-service (SaaS): low start-up...


LMS market projected to triple by 2020, but why?

An article in the March/April edition of Elearning! magazine states the global market for learning management systems and talent management systems is projected to triple in size by 2020. “Why is...


Tailor Our LMS or Have a Custom System Built?

Most of our customers have customized our GeoTalent and TrainingPartner learning management systems in one way or another—not because there’s anything wrong with our products, but because the...


Introducing GeoTalent Flex

This month at ASTD Techknowledge, we introduced our newest product: GeoTalent Flex. Flex is a completely customizable interface for our GeoTalent Learning and Talent Management System. Our...


TrainingPartner a Finalist in Best of Elearning! Awards

Our LMS, TrainingPartner, is a finalist in the Best of Elearning! Awards for 2015. As a finalist in this prestigious industry awards program, our product was singled out by readers and professionals...


An Overview of Our Implementation Methodology

As you may know, we've been implementing software at GeoMetrix Data Systems for a long, long time — more than 20 years in fact. Our implementers are all veterans, averaging more than 10 years in the...


Implementation Team Roles & Responsibility

As with any project, success rests on the people involved. Team-building is one of the keys to managing any software implementation project, as are communications and coordination of resources to...


Managing Fire Fighter Training and Field Experience in an LMS

This year’s hot temperatures and droughts in some areas have resulted in record forest fires across North America. Fighting these fires is the responsibility of state and provincial fire protection...


Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 3

Continued from previous post Today, our changing world is providing new challenges for law enforcement. A report called The State of E-Learning in Canadian Policing noted that “Technology-supported...


Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 2

Continued from previous post Because the out-of-the-box software from GeoMetrix offers most of the functionality necessary for law enforcement, little in the way of customization has been required for...


Cost-effective Learning Management for Law Enforcement & Community Services: Part 1

Around the world, police, corrections and other community service agencies are at the forefront of safety and law enforcement. We all know how critical these services are to the communities we live...


Statement of Work: Realistic Expectations = Reduced Risk and High Acceptance

Continued from previous post. We've found that our SOW process works on several levels and in a number of project stages. In the design phase, the SOW process provides the person requesting the work...


Statement of Work: The Who, What, Where, When and How (Much)

Continued from previous post. Our statement of work (SOW) document answers the five basic questions of who, what, where, when and, in this case, how much. The SOW identifies the customer...


Statement of Work: Fail-safe Customization Process

Our company president, Justin Hearn, mentioned in a previous post that we've decided to continue to offer customizable learning management systems and talent management systems. But the concept of...


LMS customization? Yup, we do that — but only if you want us to.

The March 2015 edition of Chief Learning Officer magazine has just been published and contains an informative feature on CLO-vendor partnerships. The article called “Let’s Work Together” was a...