Articulate Storyline

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167 Ratings
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Score 8.5 out of 101

Relias Learning Management System

7 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Articulate Storyline

We primarily use this product for computer based learning. It will publish your course for a tablet or mobile phone but is not automatically reactive. For quick mobile design, I might be lured into another tool that lends itself toward performance support. If you are a one-stop-shop designer that has to create eLearning it would be the product I would recommend. You will create engaging, visually stimulating, courses that meet the needs of your team and that does not create extra work for you.
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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

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

Pros

  • Simplicity and functionality- the tool is powerful, but the differentiator for the product isn't the power itself, but the fact that users come up to speed and get so productive in the tool in a short time. The learning curve is very low.
  • Superb support- All software will encounter a problem at some point, so support is key. Articulate support is second-to-none.
  • Community- beyond support is a large community that offers templates and tutorials that enhance your experience with the tool.
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  • 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

  • Responsive- this is a matter of perspective. On one hand, responsive sites are becoming the norm, and sites are arranging themselves to better fit on a device's available space and orientation. On the other, if a designer creates a software simulation or a presentation design ("slide") for a specific presentation, rearranging those assets is not following the designer's intent (this is why Articulate scales, but doesn't have true responsiveness). I see both sides, but may want to see some options to set breakpoints to arrange items for different sizes or orientations in future versions.
  • Articulate is an early adopter of xAPI, and pretty standard features are reporting in xAPI streams, but seeing expansion of xAPI options in triggers would be an amazing feature set to expand
  • Wish I had more to say, but those are the only things I could think of after building over 100 courses in the tool.
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  • Develop analytics!!!
  • The more interactive, the better the training tool. I also appreciate more ability to customize the leadership modules to better reflect our agency values.
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Likelihood to Renew

Articulate Storyline8.9
Based on 19 answers
We can easily convert our older content into Storyline 2 courses, which makes updates a breeze. We've been well-pleased with the software, Articulate's dedication to releasing bug fixes and new features, and the fact that it is well-received by our associates and stakeholders.
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Relias Learning Management System10.0
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

Articulate Storyline7.9
Based on 15 answers
It does what we need it to. We create computer based learning and occasionally have someone use the tool via a tablet. It works great for that! If you were going to use it on a smartphone, I am not sure it would be the best choice. Since most formal eLearning courses are better suited to a larger screen then I would rate it highly every time.
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Relias Learning Management System10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's super easy to use.
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Support

Articulate Storyline9.0
Based on 9 answers
I've engaged with their support three times since I've owned the product. Each time, I was treated very professionally and the issues were addressed quickly. Even in situations where the problem was not due to their software, their engineers were able to assist and get the project back on track.
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Relias Learning Management System10.0
Based on 1 answer
RLMS customer service and support are exemplary.
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Online Training

Articulate Storyline5.1
Based on 3 answers
I love the fact that both a demonstration AND text version of the tutorials are available. Our firewall was blocking the demos until I requested my company allow them! Having the text version available still enabled me to learn from the tutorials. They are very well done and informative, and there is a tutorial for just about anything you need to learn to do with Storyline. I have always been more than satisfied with the support and training available to us for all Articulate products and I love the community!
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Implementation

Articulate Storyline10.0
Based on 9 answers
Not really.
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Relias Learning Management System10.0
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

Articulate Storyline is head and shoulders above the other tools on the market. It truly combines the features of most rapid e-Learning tools on the market in one easy-to-use tool. And, the Articulate community is just a bonus addition...no other company's support can compare to what Articulate provides.
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Not applicable as RLMS was our first and only choice.
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Scalability

Articulate Storyline9.1
Based on 4 answers
It is easy to train new users and manage content. Being able to import older projects and PPT files makes it very easy to use for a lot of "moonlighters" in our department.
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Return on Investment

  • I am sought out for my Storyline expertise, having the skill definitely increases my income as a freelancer.
  • It expands my business from just instructional design to development without being a coder.
  • I save time by reducing the amount of custom code I have to write, increasing efficiency.
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  • Positive impact in terms of a staff resource/tool for rolling out new policies or procedures.
  • Positive impact for providing ease of access, consistency of content, recording of trainings/sessions completed and supporting staff development.
  • Perhaps RLMS could develop an analytics sessions specific to population health management and general health care services. These are important components of an integrative system of care and often hardest to communicate the value to folks highly trained just in behavioral health.
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Pricing Details

Articulate Storyline

General
Free Trial
Yes
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