5 Features Every LMS Should Have
- Customization features
Every LMS should offer customizing and branding features such as custom logos, color schemes, and labels so that companies can easily portray their brand.
- Extensive reporting and analytics
For a company's activity the reporting and analytics part of an LMS are essential. Reporting features should include canned reports, customizable reports, ad-hoc reporting, and graphical analytics for key areas of the LMS.
- E-commerce integration
For companies that want to make revenue by selling courses, an LMS must of course include e-commerce functionality, ideally with discount codes, multiple currencies, and integration with popular payment gateways.
In addition, it's important to have a beautiful online class catalog that supports cross-listing and categories, as well as an integrated shopping cart.
- Mobile version
Considering the current technology advancement, it is no longer an option for LMSs to not have a responsive design or mobile apps. Companies are now looking for LMSs that will allow them to access their training material in a user friendly interface anytime and anywhere.
- Administration features
It's important for companies to have all the necessary tools to administer all aspects of its activities and employees in a single location, to easily enable/disable features, and to keep employees and clients informed with the latest company news.