7 Ratings
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Score 4.5 out of 101
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Score 8.6 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

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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Relias Learning Management System

Good for an organization who are in health care and in ABA. Not so good everyone else. There are courses specific to the industry, however, the glitches and the lack of support from the customer service staff makes it hard to recommend the product.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
6.8
Course authoring
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
8.0
Course catalog or library
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
7.5
Player/Portal
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
4.0
Learning content
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
7.5
Mobile friendly
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
4.0
Progress tracking & certifications
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
6.0
Assignments
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
7.5
Compliance management
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
8.0
Learning administration
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
7.5
Learning reporting & analytics
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
6.0
Social learning
Absorb Anywhere LMS
Relias Learning Management System
9.0

Pros

Absorb Anywhere LMS

  • Clean interface for learners
  • Logical organization of courses
  • Admin portal is OK
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Relias Learning Management System

  • Offers training on Applied Behavior Analysis for new hire orientation
  • Offers the Registered behavior technician series
  • Able to print out certificates of completion for individual training and transcripts for all completed training
  • Able to easily add and delete users
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Cons

Absorb Anywhere LMS

  • 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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Relias Learning Management System

  • The tracking of training is really difficult. When an employee has completed training, it is really difficult to navigate to find just the completed training. You have to pull up all training the staff is enrolled in to see which ones are completed and which ones aren't.
  • If staff is enrolled in two training series and there is the same course that is part of both series, the system doesn't detect duplication training automatically and the staff is required to take the same training twice.
  • There are a lot of glitches when completing training and staff members are continuously being kicked out of the training. Additionally, if kicked out, the training does not save staff members have to restart from the beginning.
  • It is difficult to get to the support department and to solve issues. They promise the system is going through an update but the pieces of training continue to freeze or not start at all.
  • On one occasion, an employee completed the entire RBT series yet some of the courses were still showing as incomplete. We had to re-train and repay the staff for the training in order to generate the completion certificate for the BaCB board. There was no way around it but for the staff to take the 12 hours of training that he had already completed and for the organization to pick up the training cost.
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Likelihood to Renew

Absorb Anywhere LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Relias Learning Management System

Relias Learning Management System 10.0
Based on 2 answers
RMLS have become an important component of our agency's support systems. It provides consistent context for education and trainings as well as being flexible to allow staff to access it on their time. We have found many of the content sessions to be very useful for staff development and supportive of our overall agency goals and strategies.
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Usability

Absorb Anywhere LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Relias Learning Management System

Relias Learning Management System 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's super easy to use.
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Support

Absorb Anywhere LMS

Absorb Anywhere LMS 1.0
Based on 1 answer
Poor response time and generally poor responses.
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Relias Learning Management System

Relias Learning Management System 10.0
Based on 1 answer
RLMS customer service and support are exemplary.
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Implementation

Absorb Anywhere LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Relias Learning Management System

Relias Learning Management System 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was very easy to implement. It's cloud based, so the most difficult part was getting users loaded.
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Alternatives Considered

Absorb Anywhere LMS

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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Relias Learning Management System

Halogen also had it's pros and cons but for the industry that i am in, Relias is a better option due to the number of courses available for staff in the industry.
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Return on Investment

Absorb Anywhere LMS

  • 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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Relias Learning Management System

  • It is costly when employees have to retake courses and re-bill for courses due to constant system glitches
  • Our NHO has improved tremendously with the system as group training is possible with easy access to videos
  • RBT series courses really helped expedite getting all employees certified however the process is timely due to constant glitches
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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

Relias Learning Management System

General

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

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