Absorb LMS vs. WorkRamp

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Absorb LMS
Score 8.8 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Absorb LMS aims to empower organizations to train employees with the skills needed to stay modern and relevant in today's fast-paced world. The LMS software focuses on aligning learning needs with business demands.N/A
WorkRamp
Score 8.9 out of 10
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WorkRamp, from the company of the same name in San Francisco, is presented as an end-to-end training platform for educating employees and customers at scale. WorkRamp offers solutions for sales (e.g. sales coaching, sales bootcamp), customer success and support, and also customers, to train users of the service on product usage, product pitch (sales), as well as provide in-context support to CS agents. It can be used to launch learning academies as well.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Absorb LMSWorkRamp
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
Absorb LMS
8.5
59 Ratings
4% above category average
WorkRamp
8.7
3 Ratings
5% above category average
Course authoring9.246 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Course catalog or library9.253 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Player/Portal9.253 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Learning content8.041 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Mobile friendly7.940 Ratings00 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications9.254 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Assignments8.449 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Compliance management9.245 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Learning administration9.657 Ratings9.23 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics9.154 Ratings8.13 Ratings
Social learning7.025 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Gamification6.524 Ratings00 Ratings
Single Sign On (SSO) Enabled Learning8.538 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Absorb LMSWorkRamp
Likelihood to Recommend
9.2
(61 ratings)
9.2
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.9
(5 ratings)
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Usability
9.1
(1 ratings)
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Availability
9.1
(1 ratings)
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Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
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Support Rating
8.6
(48 ratings)
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Online Training
8.2
(1 ratings)
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Implementation Rating
8.2
(1 ratings)
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
8.2
(1 ratings)
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Product Scalability
8.2
(1 ratings)
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Vendor post-sale
8.2
(1 ratings)
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Vendor pre-sale
8.2
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User Testimonials
Absorb LMSWorkRamp
Likelihood to Recommend
Absorb Software Inc.
Absorb is suited for any organization looking for an LMS that covers all aspects of L&D without needing other programs to create courses or analyze progress. It has many functionalities, so if one is looking for an easy, no-nonsense platform, it may be complicated.
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WorkRamp
WorkRamp is a great tool that is easy to use and manage. Especially for trainings that need to be done once it is easy to set them up and make them flow together, set out different topics, link to internal documents, etc. For trainings that you want people to be able to repeat or refer back to often, it is not the best solution. It's hard to go back and find a specific module or section of a module once you have completed it unless you know exactly where to look.
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Pros
Absorb Software Inc.
  • Usability - Both the User and Admin Experience is so simple and intuitive. The admin tools are clearly defined and laid out, yet the functionality makes it still powerful.
  • Integration - We used the Scheduled Data Imports and Exports to connect with our HRIS tool. After the initial configuration, it has worked reliably and gives me all the custom data I need to make assignments and reporting a breeze.
  • Design - I know it's covered a little bit in the Usability above, but the site just looks fantastic. There are a lot of options to customize and fit your branding requirements and all of the thumbnails/posters/billboards/etc give a very visual and appealing look to the LMS. Much better than I've seen in other products.
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WorkRamp
  • WorkRamp is very easy to read and maneuver the site.
  • WorkRamp allows you to upload or create learning resources very easily.
  • WorkRamp makes it very easy to find tagged information for different departments.
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Cons
Absorb Software Inc.
  • You don't have the option to make your buttons within an object skip to the next course (only the next page within the Create object), so people have to navigate using buttons on the bottom panel, which is not always intuitive
  • If you un-enroll someone and re-enroll them, they start back where they left off, instead of wiping the slate clean
  • I have not been able to figure out how to clean up the courses page (ie putting them into folders)
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WorkRamp
  • Auto tagging resources by keywords being used can be helpful to the party in charge of maintaining the information.
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Likelihood to Renew
Absorb Software Inc.
We have no plans to move away from Absorb at this time. It has all of the functionality we are looking for in a learning management system and we have a lot of info stored in our LMS system for trainings including all of our current and past employee transcripts. It is also getting easier to manager with being able to connect the LMS to ADP to update employee reporting/department/location/etc. We don't have a need or reason to move away from Absorb at this time.
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WorkRamp
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Usability
Absorb Software Inc.
It's a great place to house our trainings and keep things interesting for our associates.
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WorkRamp
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Support Rating
Absorb Software Inc.
Absorb's support team has always responded to inquiries quickly and has been extremely friendly. Occasionally, our front-line support rep misunderstands the question wildly or provides feedback that is unhelpful. This is particularly true when it appears that problem is a result of a bug, rather than us using the LMS incorrectly. (We do not pay for the escalated/additional support.)
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WorkRamp
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Online Training
Absorb Software Inc.
I meet and do training with my absorb support every week. and I have all my questions answered! it's great
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WorkRamp
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Alternatives Considered
Absorb Software Inc.
The main reasons why we chose Absorb LMS was: 1) Best overall features for the cost 2) Easy integration with our HRIS, (ADP WFN) 3) Platform has the ability to add Skill Assessment levels 4) Professional look with easy interface for users
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WorkRamp
WorkRamp has better user experience and user interface.
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Return on Investment
Absorb Software Inc.
  • Course enrollments and completions have increased by 500% since implementation
  • Employee visits to our learning centre have increased by 300% since implementation
  • Cost saving from a time perspective as we can automate a lot of the admin work we used to do.
  • Pre Absorb we had about 3 or 4 e-learnings that were available. We now have over 100 that are accessible to all employees
  • Ability to seamlessly integrate with Workday and Udemy allowing all learning to be in one place, people data to be imported from WD, and very comprehensive reporting
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WorkRamp
  • Increased knowledge for employees
  • Shared knowledge for partners
  • Quicker onboarding
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ScreenShots

Absorb LMS Screenshots

Screenshot of a company's unique identity with a training interface that is custom-designed for the brand.Screenshot of a company's image and values with a training interface that is tailored to the brand's specific needs.Screenshot of the course creation workflow, that offer a diverse set of formats, including instructional videos, quizzes, and assessments.Screenshot of Absorb's course details page, accessible from the course catalog dashboard, used to give learners an understanding of the course material.Screenshot of learners' progress insights, used to make data-driven decisions with the reporting capabilities of Absorb LMS.Screenshot of course creation with Create AI Beta.

WorkRamp Screenshots

Screenshot of Learner Path (Onboarding)Screenshot of Content Collaboration Tools for EditorsScreenshot of Live Training Events (Instructor-Led)Screenshot of Pitch & Chat CertificationsScreenshot of Customer Training LMSScreenshot of Data Visualizations: In-App Reporting