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ITProTV

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Absorb Anywhere LMS

Absorb worked well for us for a number of years but once we started to push the limits of the software, the company and the product let us down. Support became unresponsive and the product enhancements that we were told were coming never did.
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ITProTV

ITProTV is GREAT for smaller teams looking for a cost effective solution to help their team members skill-up and stay up-to-date on current tech and certifications. It's equally good for larger teams who wish to have a ready available resource for their team members to access and train. The ability to stream to multiple platforms (desktop/laptop, mobile, smartTV, etc.) means that you can access the content anywhere. If a team is only acessing the content infrequently or doesn't need the Transcender practice tests then an individual plan may be best. If there is only one technology that a team is focusing on (Apple certification, MCSA certification, etc.) then this may not be the most cost effective solution.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
8.7
Course catalog or library
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Player/Portal
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
8.2
Learning content
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Mobile friendly
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
6.4
Progress tracking & certifications
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Assignments
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Compliance management
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Learning administration
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Learning reporting & analytics
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1
Social learning
Absorb Anywhere LMS
ITProTV
9.1

Pros

  • Clean interface for learners
  • Logical organization of courses
  • Admin portal is OK
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  • Amount and quality of content is great, plus the instructors are entertaining
  • The user interface is easy to navigate and the videos can be streamed to just about any platform
  • The Transcender practice tests in the subscription plan we have are practically worth the price of admission
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Cons

  • Customer Support is unresponsive and poor
  • Inconsistent interface in the product
  • Reporting out of Absorb is cumbersome
  • No search functionality within courses.
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  • The search feature is good but not great
  • I'd like to see more content on Enterprise technologies like Splunk, Ansible, Chef, Vagrant, Docker, etc. Some of these are prohibitively expensive to get and use in a test environment or have a notoriously steep learning curve. Sifting through online documentation is probably the least engaging and useful way to learn about them as well.
  • I'd like to see even more content geared toward cyber security. This is a huge and growing field, but the amount of content currently on ITProTV for cube sec is relatively small in relation to the other content they currently have.
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ITProTV9.1
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Using ITProTV has been a cakewalk. Not once have I wished that we went with a different vendor. The content stays updated. My technicians are improving their skills. We can train when we need it and access the content required. We are improving all the way around.... why wouldn't I want to renew?
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Support

Absorb Anywhere LMS1.0
Based on 1 answer
Poor response time and generally poor responses.
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ITProTV8.2
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Let me start with... their chat really works. You aren't chatting with a bot. When we first looked into purchasing ITProTV, I opened a chat on their site. One of their sales people, Brandon, contacted me quickly and by phone. I totally thought I was chatting with a computer, then the phone rang and Brandon introduced himself. I was blown away. Then, on the two occasions when I contact support, I did it through the chat. Not only did my problem get resolved quickly, a tech named Jessica followed up via email a couple days later to make sure the issues hadn't continued. Fantastic!
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Alternatives Considered

At the time of selection, we went with Absorb as they were one of the few that could handle online transactions for courses. We are in the process of migrating to Skilljar and will be discontinuing our subscription to Absorb in 2018.
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Found interface and labs work much better
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Return on Investment

  • We were able to lighten the work load on our finance team by moving course purchase processing to the online platform.
  • Learning team was able to reduce the amount of live training and travel.
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  • I don't have to wonder if a technician has access to the training they need, I can simply look it up, assign them the training, and follow up with them after training is complete.
  • Teamwork has much improved. We are sharpening each other and demonstrating what we've learned to each other.
  • As far as business objectives go, our team is aligning itself with the business goals of education. With this alignment, we are discovering what it takes to deliver value to our customers/students. In our case, this means IT can't be just about fixing issues, we must understand business impact. The trainings on ITProTV often refer to how changes affect the users and this is so important in our field.
  • My team is moving faster than ever before. If I tallied the consulting expense of the changes we have made on our own, ITProTV probably would have paid for itself in the first 30 days.
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Pricing Details

Absorb Anywhere LMS

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

ITProTV

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details
Corporate memberships are available. Individual memberships are monthly or annual.