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If you’ve heard of Learning Management System (LMS) software and are wondering what it can do for your company, you’ve come to the right place. We, at Torch LMS, are strong believers in optimization of the workplace, so we created a corporate LMS that brings the absolute best in what this training technology has to […]

Employee training is an important part of the employee onboarding process, as well as keeping your employees up to date on how to do their job. However, this process can often be frustrating, time consuming, and even ineffective. In light of this, many new technologies have been created to improve the way we deliver employee […]

Effective employee training is vital to any business, regardless of its size or market. Equipping your new employees with the knowledge, practices, and missions associated with their position and the company as a whole is important to employee performance and morale. You can’t adequately keep your company competitive in the fast paced, modern business world […]

The advent of eLearning has revolutionized the way that employees are being trained. Because employee training has historically been an expensive, time consuming and yet non-negotiable part of hiring and maintaining your workforce, eLearning has quickly grown in popularity as a more efficient alternative. eLearning has proven to be more versatile and less costly than […]

Learning and development and talent management professionals need to be able to show how the training function contributes to the overall business. Additionally, they must be able to assess the learning needs of the organization so they can develop interventions. One of the best tools I have found to assist with both of these crucial […]

Torch LMS is a powerful technology solution that will help your business become a high performing “learning organization.” It will make your organization more efficient, increase compliance, reduce risk, and ultimately drive profitability. This system is not simply a “training system.” Rather, it is a key part of ensuring consistent performance standards that will keep your business competitive.

We know that it is a demographic reality that businesses will face a war for talent in the coming years. Even in the midst of an economic downturn, we are seeing signs that the competition to attract and retain talent is in full force. I spoke with a business owner recently, who said, “The tables have turned; employees hold all of the cards—it is so hard to find and keep good people…employees now hold the power.” The battle for talent may be the defining success factor for businesses in the coming decades.

Why are almost half of current LMS buyers considering switching to a different LMS? (Source: Bersin & Assoc.) There are many options to choose from. It can be very costly to purchase a system that does not deliver because it is too basic, or because it is inefficient to maintain and administer; or, it is too complex and feature heavy; or, you may invest in an LMS that works well, but find that the service and support is poor.