Classification, typical functionality and application peculiarities of learning management systems and training management systems at IT-companies

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20998/2522-9052.2018.4.15

Keywords:

e-learning, e-training, learning management system, LMS, training management system, TMS

Abstract

The subject of the article's research is the peculiarities of e-learning and e-training at IT-companies. The purpose of the paper is to analyze the main features of modern learning management systems (LMS) and training management systems (TMS) in accordance with the requirements of IT-companies, the classification of such systems to determine the factors influencing the effectiveness of the processes of their selection, implementation and further functioning; development of suggestions for their improvement. The article addresses the following tasks: analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of using LMS, TMS in the IT-company; definition of the overall structure and classification of e-learning systems; characteristics of the main features of LMS, TMS at the small and medium-sized IT-companies; characteristics of LMS and TMS typical functions. The following methods are used: systems approach. The following results were obtained: the features of corporate training are analyzed and the specifics of using LMS, TMS in an IT-company are determined; the main problems and difficulties that arise when introducing such systems into the work of an IT-company are described; the typical functionality of e-learning and e-training systems and possible aspects of its improvement are defined. The problems associated with the organization of work of e-learning and e-training systems are analyzed, among which the most significant are the financial aspect, the complexity of the technical implementation and the construction of training content. Conclusions: using “AcademySmart” as an example, the specifics of introducing LMS and TMS into business processes of IT-company are defined.

Author Biographies

Mykola Tkachuk, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of simulation systems and technologies

Volodymyr Sokol, National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, Kharkiv

Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Software Engineering and Management Informational Technologies

Mariya Bilova, National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, Kharkiv

Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Software Engineering and Management Informational Technologies

Oleksii Kosmachov, National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, Kharkiv

Senior Lecturer of the Department  Software Engineering and Management Informational Technologies

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Information systems research