Bluegem Blog

Written by us, to help you get the very best TMS outcomes.

Enterprise Training for a Remote Workforce

17/06/2020
If there's one thing we've learned from the COVID-19 experience it's that corporations need to be prepared with an effective teleworker strategy. Organisations that were able to transition quickly to remote working were able to maintain business as usual, and minimise the crippling effects on the economy, caused by the pandemic. Looking forward, we explore what that means for workforce planning and development post-COVID 19.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training eLearning Solutions Internal Training Workforce Planning and Development Learning Management System AVETMISS USI Workforce API Power BI RTO Certificates Formal Training Plans Workforce Development L&D

RTO Tools for better Student Engagement

17/06/2020
The most important message we regularly hear from our customers is "We need to improve our student experience". You probably wouldn't expect a student management system to provide all the answers. No surprise. You'd be right. But providing your students with a portal and a good set of engaging online tools is a great start. 

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration eLearning Solutions Web Technologies Workforce Planning and Development Learning Management System AVETMISS Scorm Student Management Systems API RTO VSL Formal Training Plans Microsoft 365 Workforce Development Learning and Development L&D

Morrison's Plan to Overhaul the VET Sector

17/06/2020
What will this mean for your RTO Systems?   No doubt you’re aware of the Morrison government’s plans to overhaul the VET sector, so I won’t dwell on the details. The point of this article is to look at how those plans might impact the processes and systems your RTO relies on. What are the steps you could take now to benefit from or protect against expected changes before and after they’re enacted.

Topics: Business Integration eLearning Solutions Learning Management System Student Management Systems RTO L&D

Finally! A Complete LMS for Fire and Emergency Training

13/01/2020
Bluegem ALERT is a complete LMS for Fire and Emergency Training Management. It is the latest edition in the Bluegem product suite of LMS solutions. ALERT is everything you expect in an enterprise Learning Management System, PLUS all the features and capabilities you expect in an LMS designed for firefighting and emergency services.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions Emergency Services Scorm API ERDP Incident Reporting

Why integrate billing and finance with your LMS?

30/05/2019
In our experience, over 70% of LMS customers request that their finance and learning management systems be integrated. In fact, as integration requirements go financial system integration is second only to HR.

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training eLearning Solutions Learning Management System

When Off-the-shelf LMS software won't cut it

13/05/2019
Your learning and development team have determined that none of the LMS solutions evaluated will meet the needs of your organisation. So you now have to pick the best of the bunch and make a decision to either customise it or integrate it with solutions that provide the missing bits. This article looks at what's involved in those choices and offers suggestions.

Topics: eLearning Solutions Learning Management System

The Number One Reason People Abandon RTO Software. Lack Of Support

01/04/2019
  Before you buy any new business software, it’s important to look beyond its features and ‘bells and whistles’.  You will want to understand how the product will work in your business, and just as importantly, understand the level of support you will get if you become a customer. Here are 10 Critical Questions to ask BEFORE YOU SIGN UP.  (It’s usually too late afterwards…)

Topics: Industry Insider Compliance eLearning Solutions

How to make eLearning work in your face to face environment

18/03/2019
If you ever felt you wanted to incorporate or test-drive eLearning in your training organisation but held back through concerns over its applicability in a face-to-face environment then this article is for you.

Topics: Business Integration Compliance eLearning Solutions Case Studies Learning Management System

What is a Student Management System (SMS)?

01/03/2019
When friends and family ask me what my business does I tell them “we develop and market online student management systems”. Over the years since we started in 2004 I’ve learned to anticipate the inevitable question “what’s a Student Management System?” Here’s how I’ve learned to reply without getting into the technical details about: the VET Sector, AQF, AVETMISS, VSL and CRICOS.

Topics: Compliance eLearning Solutions Training Management Systems

10 Reasons You Need a Built-In LMS

28/02/2019
 

Topics: Corporate Enterprise Training Business Integration eLearning Solutions Web Technologies Training Management Systems Learning Management System

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