Designing training with subject matter experts is not easy. The process is time-consuming and complicated.
Many companies and organizations try their best to search for better practices and methods to improve performance and reduce costs, but the Chapman Alliance Research Study suggests that it takes an average of 40-140 hours of labor and $10,000 to design and develop 1 hour of content.
Finally, with a Learning Design System (LDS), you no longer have to worry about statistics like these. A LDS let’s your training department and subject matter experts automate and streamline the content development process so you can scale. Traditional manual processes and PDF or Word Docs are eliminated and replaced with collaborative technology that standardizes best practices effectively.
A LDS guides your training department and subject matter experts to define training goals, and systematically meet instructional design best practices automatically – all while aligning stakeholders to meet business needs.
Unlike other software or authoring tools, a LDS streamlines the front-end process of your training projects – everything from managing training requests, to defining your needs analysis, designing training content and automatically meeting instructional design best practices, storyboarding and even delivering content right to your existing Learning Management System (LMS). All of this dramatically reduces costs and time of your training projects.
Some advantages of using a Learning Design System:
• Reduce time and costs of training projects by 65%. The Chapman Alliance Research Study suggests that content authoring is only 17% of a project. That means 83% is consumed by the needs analysis, instructional design, subject matter expert interview, storyboarding, quality assurance and prototype process. All things a LDS can streamline.

• An LDS can help generate performance support and microlearning material automatically or you can produce digital blueprints/storyboards to easily transition projects from designers and subject matter experts to vendors and content development specialists.

• Anyone in the organization can participate in the training development process. With automatic system training and a self-guided approach, an LDS can teach anyone to become a training developer and enable your training department to keep pace with business needs.
If you are looking for new methods or systems to streamline best practices when designing training content, check out Synapse – www.getsynapse.com – to learn how to increase efficiency and the effectiveness of your process. You can also learn about new business tactics and strategies from their Blog.

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If you are looking for new methods or systems to streamline best practices when designing training content, check out Synapse – www.getsynapse.com – to learn how to increase efficiency and the effectiveness of your process. You can also learn about new business tactics and strategies from their Blog.