The standards debate in the e-learning industry has become a muddled topic. Many vendors have approached standards as a marketing tool, which has blurred the line between how standards benefit the end user and the provider.
Understanding your consumer is the obvious key to enhancing bottom-line results. And successful delivery of such an understanding is a tactic that will differentiate learning officers from all the rest and credential their departments as “best in class.”
Many organizations require industry certification as part of their learning strategies, particularly for IT professionals. Certification programs provide a means of verifying the knowledge of employees through a high-stakes assessment.