30 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Presenter

As I mentioned earlier, it's best used for "presentations," rather than bona fide "training." That's why we tend to use it when the information is relatively simple and/or doesn't need to be fully internalized or mastered (which would require providing opportunities for practice and feedback and a more engaging, interactive learning experience). However, it can be used as part of a blended-learning solution, with some information provided via an Adobe Presenter module first, and then some kind of instructor-led session as a follow-up, which would include more role-specific info, as well as practice and feedback opportunities.Also, as I mentioned earlier, Adobe Presenter Video Express is great for creating quick overview demos about a new system -- more of a "see what it can do" type thing than a "here's how you do it" thing (unless the "it" is very simple and the video is used more as a microlearning/performance support type of offering).
Laura Gillenwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

If a customer does not have SharePoint the entry in that kind of solution is a bit harder as the use of SharePoint can be so broad. It does not mean it is not the right solution as a company can use SharePoint LMS to start with and then expand to other functions and features. I strongly recommend to use SharePoint Standard or Enterprise and forgo the "free" SharePoint version as a) SharePoint's core functions and features are greatly enhanced in these two premium versions and b) more and more SharePoint LMS functions make use of these core Standard and Enterprise features in the future, like taxonomy, user profiles, etc.In general with all project it is as well recommended to have the full buy in by upper management and that the project initiative is fully supported. Adding such a solution (SharePoint LMS or any other LMS solution) will require the team not only to have a good plan on how the requirements can be achieved from a technical point of view, but how a training program can be rolled out to an organization of 5, 500, 5.000 or 50.000. The technical deployment of SharePoint LMS is measurable (I would say between 1-4 weeks based on the complexity, scale of the environment). 1-2 weeks of training (depending on the base knowledge of SharePoint in the company and the need to add knowledge of SharePoint LMS). That's it. Technically you are ready. If needed, any custom work, integration and development work comes on top. Where customer struggle is the availability and dedication of their own teams. Course content needs to be created, how should a course look like, what are the parameters, what are top ten things needed moving a course which was taught in a class room, but now to be delivered online. Buying the licenses is one thing, getting the solution up and running form a technical point of view is another, making it YOURS is the challenge!
Thomas Runds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Adobe Presenter
6.2
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Course authoring
Adobe Presenter
7.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
Course catalog or library
Adobe Presenter
6.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Player/Portal
Adobe Presenter
6.2
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Learning content
Adobe Presenter
6.4
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Progress tracking & certifications
Adobe Presenter
5.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Assignments
Adobe Presenter
6.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Learning administration
Adobe Presenter
6.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Learning reporting & analytics
Adobe Presenter
7.4
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Compliance management
Adobe Presenter
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0
Social learning
Adobe Presenter
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0

Pros

Adobe Presenter

  • Because it integrates with PowerPoint, it is possible to go from planning outline to storyboard to final output withing a single document and as part of a seamless and logical design process.
  • Its ability to create videos that capture screens along with web-cam recordings, then edit them within the solution means higher level training recordings can be created versus, say a recorded WebEx training session.
  • Presenter's ability to create quiz elements similar to Adobe Captivate, add interactions, and interface with Adobe's LMS means it is capable of functioning as a complete e-learning development environment. .
  • If up front cost is a consideration, Presenter wins hands down over many better known training development and e-learning solutions.
Ronald Ray | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

  • Easy to setup and manage.
  • Lots of configurable settings and behavior controls.
Frank Tuttle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Presenter

  • We have faced some difficulty with Presenter and Adobe Flash. Some of our teachers have grown weary of constant messages of not having the correct Flash player, even though it is.
  • We wish we had the ability to use more than one quiz in a presentation in order to more accurately determine student success, but we are able to see the number of slides viewed along with the quiz score to help determine mastery.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

  • We can create quick courses
  • We can schedule the meetings with built in functionality
  • We can keep all documents in sharepoint ECMS
Srikanth Vasamsetty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 8.2
Based on 1 answer
My company is pretty invested in the Adobe ecosystem and is unlikely to change that in the foreseeable future. Also, Adobe Presenter is a very valuable tool and, with the new subscription model and the pricing we have, a relatively modest expense now. It's also fairly easy to learn and use, so it is starting to spread beyond the sphere of the various Learning & Development departments.
Laura Gillenwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS) 8.2
Based on 2 answers
It is very simple for me: As I said, I am (we are) selling and consulting around SharePoint LMS. SharePoint LMS is a killer application which needs to be in every company which has a vision and mission to deliver and create knowledge. So you can say Thomas (me) is biased, but I only encourage you to check out the solution to hear what we have to say and stack our solution against the other solutions out there.
Thomas Runds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 7.0
Based on 2 answers
It is easy to learn and use, but is frustrating if you begin to run into error messages concerning Flash as you are in the publishing stage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It is easy to access since it is an added tool to the Powerpoint program. We have not had complaints from faculty members regarding not having it available when they need it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Due to the aforementioned issues with Flash, it can be discouraging to get to the publishing stage and begin receiving error messages. Once we are able to move past that issue, we have great success with the performance of Adobe Presenter.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 3.6
Based on 1 answer
I think I pretty much answered this earlier....premium support is extremely expensive and online support can be difficult to navigate. Although, to be fair, when it comes to Presenter (compared to, say, Captivate), there isn't too frequent a need for support, since Presenter is a rather simple tool to use
Laura Gillenwater | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The few times we actually needed support generally were during major upgrades of the system and getting a quick handle on how the configuration changed were the primary reasons.
Frank Tuttle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter was the first product we started using. We were lacking something in our system and someone recommended Adobe Presenter to us. After carefully reviewing aspects of Adobe Presenter, we figured it will be best for our needs. Although the transition period was a little tough for us, in a couple of weeks time we were very comfortable with it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

It's helpful to the organization.
Srikanth Vasamsetty | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter 6.0
Based on 1 answer
The program still seems to rely heavily on Adobe Flash even though the online community is moving away from it. When publishing, users will experience error messages regarding Flash, which can make it difficult to complete your work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Adobe Presenter

  • I feel like we have increased productivity of educators and learners. If you've already invested in the Office suite, there isn't a large learning curve for educators, so that is a huge positive when it comes to the lack of training required for the software.
Vicky Creasy, EdD | TrustRadius Reviewer

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

  • Knowledge Management, Collaboration is a well used term today, maybe already to well used. However, without an effective Knowledge Management and Collaboration strategy with the company we find ourselves in an increasing difficult position to be successful in the market. Training as a company strategy becomes more and more important as only through training:
  • We can increase knowledge of employees
  • We can ensure certain information is distributed and understood
  • Compliance is being established, delivered and measured
  • We can maintain knowledge and spread it to others
  • The company becomes more agile
  • Training might be as well of a company interest as a tool used outside the company
  • Training can be offered to others (e.g. customer and clients) as a support or sales tool
  • Training can be sold to others (partners)
Thomas Runds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Presenter

General

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

LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Presenter
7.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Presenter
8.2
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
8.2

Usability

Adobe Presenter
7.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Presenter
7.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

Performance

Adobe Presenter
5.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

Support Rating

Adobe Presenter
3.6
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)
10.0

Scalability

Adobe Presenter
6.0
LMS365 (formerly Sharepoint LMS)

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