5 reasons to use LXP over LMS

Dec 2, 2019

Overview

E-learning is looking at a paradigm shift as corporate learning becomes more customer-centric. Learning Management System (LMS) has been a game changer for organisational training. Like all innovations, however, the time has come to usher in the gen-next and future-proof Learning Experience Platform (LXP).

LXP is here to close the digital skills gap with the effective use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. With its learner-centric model, LXP seamlessly integrates with the authoring tools making the shift from LMS quite easy. LXP is a software that is flexible and scalable to make the user’s learning track personalised and unique. It also gives more control to the learner to choose a trajectory that aligns with their goals.

Not convinced yet? Well, given below are some strong reasons why you should upgrade to LXP. 
  1. Highly customisable

    Traditionally, LMS offers a fixed learning track that has to be followed by the learner. This is helpful when the learner has to pick up on theoretical concepts that more or less stay static. However, when it comes to learning practical skills, especially ones that are dynamic in nature and require updating, it is prudent to go for LXP for your learning experience. LXP is capable of providing a very personalised learning track that focuses on interactive learning that is holistic in nature. The user can also add his own content to the platform and achieve better output as a result.  
  2. User controlled

    LXP places the control in the hands of the user allowing the learner to add content that is relevant to his learning trajectory. The users also receive recommendations that are personalised based on their interests and goals. This flexible and Netflix-like platform results in an overall learning experience that is completely unique and self-paced. On the other hand, LMS is a closed system where the admin controls all aspects of the learning including the content and pacing. This facilitator-led learning restricts the freedom of the user and delivers a common learning experience regardless of the learner’s end goal.
  3. Collaborative learning

    By allowing the users to upload and share content on the platform, LXP encourages collaborative learning. It is seen that this results in a high level of engagement between the learners and makes for effective learning akin to peer learning. This social-driven learning is far more rewarding than learning on your own with learners less likely to drop out of the program. LMS offers an individualized learning trajectory that can tend to be slightly dull and repetitive. With LMS, learners lose out on peer learning that proves to be quite helpful in the holistic development and it simply becomes about closing the skill gap.
  4. Offers curated content

    LMS is now more or less reduced to being an online catalogue that exists to help organisations manage their compliance training. Although they track progress and performance, they fail to offer a holistic learning experience. LXP goes beyond the scope of what LMS offers and allows for content that is curated rather than simply aggregated. Plus, with the AI-driven personalisation that users associate with platforms like Netflix, the learning experience is highly targeted and unique. With LXP, all users are content curators making the content highly diverse.
  5. Scalable as per demand

    LMS faces the setback of being a bulky system that cannot be easily adapted as per the training requirements of the organization. It suffers when it comes to adaptability and customisation making it tough to scale as per demand. LXP recognises these challenges and effectively uses technology to counter this problem.

Bonus

  1. Seamless integration

    LXP is built to seamlessly integrate with your existing system without much difficulty. It can be easily personalised as per the user’s requirement. Dynamic social features can also be added to make it more collaborative.

LXP is irrefutably the next step in corporate training. It is estimated that the LXP market will cross $15 billion in the next three years. A platform that is user-controlled and offers custom-made learning tracks for its users is a revolution in collaborative learning. With tangible benefits for both the organization as well as the individual, LXP is indeed the evolution that the e-learning ecosystem needed.

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