Litmos Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing
Litmos is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that enables users to create web-based courses quickly and deliver them in a variety of platforms such as Mac, PC, iOS and Android devices. It is a user-friendly software for both trainers and learners, providing them a secure and intuitive platform that unifies virtual, classroom, mobile, social, and eCommerce learning environment. It is extensible via API and connectors, and is Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) certified.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Easy-to-use LMS – Litmos learning management system is a cloud-based solution that combines different learning environments in a single, secure and scalable platfrom. It allows users to engage their learners across devices such as Android and iOS devices. They can also extend their platform using prepackaged connectors and REST API. Key features include an online course builder that has embedded content creation tools. Content can be easily added in the form of modules. It also allows for the creation of assessments and quizzes, has reports and dashboards, messages, notifications, surveys, feedback and more.
- Training Operations Support – The LMS platform can complement any existing training operations and learning management architecture. Training companies can benefit with the automation and optimization features. It has certification management that helps establish certification paths, monitors courses and requirements, and tracks attendance and course completion. Other features include packaging of libraries of courses, prepaid agreements using vouchers and credits, expense management, global tax processing, internationalization, and others.
- Engaging and Relevant Content – Litmos offers content that can help company employees have the right job skills that boosts productivity and profit. Content topics range from health and safety, to customer service. Courses include real-life scenarios with audio and video features. They are easy to understand, relevant and current with content catalog and course material that are continually being refreshed. Content is available for a variety of roles, including IT, HR, and other industries. Also, content is available anytime through any Internet-connected device.
Litmos offers 2 premium plans, the Pro and the Salesforce plan. Pricing depends on the number of active users. For example, for 150 to 500 active users, the Pro plan is priced at $3 per user per month billed annually, while priced at $5 per user per month billed annually in the Salesforce plan. The Pro plan includes features such as learning paths, course builder, learner dashboard, native mobile apps, SCORM and AICC player, custom branding, unlimited storage, and more. The Salesforce plan includes everything in the Pro plan, with the addition of Salesforce Community connector, recommended courses in Salesforce, packaged and customized Salesforce reports and dashboards, new user provisioning, and more. They offer a free 14-day trial period.
Social Network Presence
Litmos is ideal for employee training, customer training, compliance training, and channel training. For the right content, it also offers solutions by industry. Some of the industries include bio-tech, digital marketing, education, energy, finance, healthcare, hospitality, legal, manufacturing, retail, technology, telecommunications, transportation, and others.
Litmos supports 24 languages including English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
Some of their Clients
Clients include Fitbit, HP, Mercedes-Benz, Netgear, Pepsico, Sears, UFC, and YouTube.
Mike Martin at Build.com stated that their learners really enjoy how easy Litmos makes learning. He described it as one of the most simple and effective training LMS’s in the market. It resulted in faster onboarding of new hires, with significant reduction in time and resources dedicated to instructor-led training.
Brian Johnson at 4Medapproved stated that Litmos allows their students to progress through the learning process and take advantage of their unique training method. He described it as a helpful tool in terms of tracking and managing their student population.
Litmos is a cloud-based scalable and secure platform that is easy to use for both learners and trainers. It can integrate with over 50 apps with its connectors and API, and is deployed worldwide with internalization feature support. It also has current content for about 20 industries that are ready to be used across devices.
Litmos is the learning solution provided by CallidusCloud, a publicly traded company with headquarters in Dublin, CA, USA. In 2011, CallidusCloud acquired Litmos. According to Rich Chetwynd, founder and former CEO of Litmos, joining the Callidus family provides a perfect environment to nurture the LMS company’s growth and helps continue the innovation of their product. CallidusCloud was founded in 1996. The acquisition helps strengthen CallidusCloud in its position as a provider of mobile sales performance management system. They are also able to enter the high growth mobile learning market, while increasing cross selling opportunities, as stated by Leslie Stretch, President and CEO of Callidus.