eFront Learning LMS Review

Introduction

Businesses and organizations are increasing their utilization of eLearning tools to assist in employee and career development. One of the best programs available is eFront LMS (Learning Management System software) which offers three versions to meet the needs of consumers. Enterprise by eFront is designed primarily for business use and allows managers to track the educational advancement of their employees, while allowing corporate managers the ability to tailor an online program that compliments day-to-day operations. eFront has recently release a Pro model which is an upgrade of the Enterprise model and allows users a great deal more flexibility and speed. The third program is Open Source that is more than just a scaled down version of the Pro and Enterprise packages. Open Source allows users to edit course content and includes SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model) allowing start-ups and smaller organizations access to eFront LMS for free.

The Enterprise Package

eFront Enterprise is specifically optimized for medium sized businesses of 100-10000 employees. One of the big advantages of eFront is that it allows organizations to tailor the experience they want their users to have. Whether, it is through custom user interfaces, content management or data delivery Enterprise gives organizations the ability to effectively train employees anywhere in the world.

Are you Ready To Go Pro?

eFront has recently replaced its education focused package and replaced it with a higher-end version of the Enterprise package. Simply put, the Pro model has the same depth of Enterprise, however it provides a more streamlined experience that allows for quicker reporting, mass actions that allow users to speed up tasking, and even an offline mode that allows users to download and view lessons offline. Despite all of the advantages Pro has over Enterprise both programs are still great and its similar to choosing a BMW vs a Lamborghini. Either way you are going to be happy.

Open Source is a completely free program, which allows users to evaluate their needs regarding eLearning and determine whether eFront is the program that can help them achieve their goals.
Open Source

Of course, not everyone can afford a BMW or Lamborghini and eFront developed their Open Source program with those users in mind. Open Source is a completely free program, which allows users to evaluate their needs regarding eLearning and determine whether eFront is the program that can help them achieve their LMS goals.

Conclusion

eFront LMS is flexible and well supported program that will help any organization meet its goals. The most important step in eLearning is for organizations to determine what their needs are and what product will help them affordably achieve their goals. To that end eFront has competitively priced the Enterprise and Pro models starting at $2,690 and $3,690 per year. Of course, for businesses that want to determine whether eLearning is right for them eFront allows them to use the Open Source program at no charge. Either way a company cannot go wrong they just need to accurately determine their needs.