Classification, typical functionality and application peculiarities of learning management systems and training management systems at IT-companies
Keywords:e-learning, e-training, learning management system, LMS, training management system, TMS
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.
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