What to look for in e-learning solutions

Purchasing e-learning software can be a daunting task
By Wayne Regehr
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/28/2005

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n the buzzword-crazed world of IT, technologies sometimes come and go quickly. However, e-learning has proved that it’s here to stay and continues to grow as a valuable learning tool.

HR professionals often find purchasing e-learning software to be a daunting task. First, there’s a dizzying array of e-learning vendors with solutions that vary widely in technology and content offerings. Furthermore, e-learning is still a relatively new area for HR managers who did not previously have to select IT systems to support the learning process.