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Articulate Storyline

I think Storyline is great for self-reviews. It is fairly easy to set up a "Drag and Drop" slide with a few questions to drag over to the right answer. You can use pictures and graphics to make it more appealing and interactive. It is also very useful for training processes. For example, if you wanted to show someone how to use a specific program, you can use screenshots and screen video captures to help show the process. I think it would be harder to use Storyline for a class lecture or just for videos. For example, if you wanted to record a physical classroom, or record a screen capture in which you are just using screen captures.
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WizIQ LMS

They have to try out within their own use case scenarios with a sample learner, and test the features of their course and delivery needs. As there is not a content structuring tool, the course author has to have expertise in content and instruction design to create their own materials. The rest is easy to test and check. Test it on all browsers and test the functionality under various internet service speeds.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Articulate Storyline
8.0
WizIQ LMS
6.8
Course authoring
Articulate Storyline
8.3
WizIQ LMS
8.0
Course catalog or library
Articulate Storyline
8.2
WizIQ LMS
2.0
Player/Portal
Articulate Storyline
8.3
WizIQ LMS
7.0
Learning content
Articulate Storyline
8.4
WizIQ LMS
8.0
Mobile friendly
Articulate Storyline
7.0
WizIQ LMS
5.0
Progress tracking & certifications
Articulate Storyline
7.9
WizIQ LMS
7.0
Assignments
Articulate Storyline
8.0
WizIQ LMS
9.0
Compliance management
Articulate Storyline
8.4
WizIQ LMS
8.0
Learning administration
Articulate Storyline
7.8
WizIQ LMS
8.0
Learning reporting & analytics
Articulate Storyline
7.5
WizIQ LMS
8.0
Social learning
Articulate Storyline
8.3
WizIQ LMS
5.0

Pros

  • The Online Community is an amazing conglomeration of professionals that are always willing to assist a developer with ideas, troubleshooting, and more. Just having someone available to talk to about how to create your vision within the software is invaluable.
  • The user interface is familiar and easily navigable. If you've used MS Office products, then you'll know where you are and where to go find what you need. Since Office is everywhere, I'd bet you're familiar.
  • I wasn't on board, initially, with the subscription model. I've found that it is a great idea for a variety of reasons. Interactivity with the other products (Review and Rise) is outstanding and flawless.
  • The formats that are available for export are great as well. As I stated earlier, the ability to export as a website really helped me create something special for a particular client that has resulted in that website being used across thousands of locations worldwide. Pretty powerful stuff there.
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  • WizIQ provides a well-structured report including the rank of a learner.
  • The teacher can also log in as a learner to explore the other teacher's course.
  • One time uploaded resource can be used multiple times for developing a new course.
  • Course Instructor will get a notification when a learner enrolls in the course.
  • It provides completion status by which we can identify in which stage the common learner is facing difficulties.
  • It supports various types of contents formats like .ppt, .pdf, .mp4 and many more.
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Cons

  • Precision is a sore spot when it comes to developing in Storyline. Much like trying to be precise with items using PowerPoint, it is a frustrating prospect. I'd imagine it has something to do with the product being rooted within the MS Office/PowerPoint format.
  • While I'm familiar with the ribbon in Office, it's flawed for sure. I've found this to be the same within Storyline. Again, I'd imagine it has something to do with the similarity.
  • There are never enough animations/transitions. Though I've managed to mix multiple animations, etc., It's never enough.
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  • The biggest issue in WizIQ is the repository of its courses, we can't even search the courses on the platform.
  • Sharing or saving a link, of course, is the only medium to share the course with others.
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Likelihood to Renew

Articulate Storyline6.0
Based on 21 answers
We are moving away from the standalone eCourse model, so depending upon when that shift happens, we might choose not to renew since we won't be supporting eCourses built in Articulate Storyline anymore. As long as we are still selling and supporting those eCourses, we will continue to renew the licenses we have.
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WizIQ LMS1.1
Based on 2 answers
I need to overcome some of the important limitations which have been pending for more than 6 months indicating inability of the vendor or lack of clarity among the development team about what we want and how it can be done easily on their platform and MySQL at virtually no cost without ending up in a feature modification custom development and cost. Teaching and learning with respect to an Indian scenario is different and needs to be adapted to the local needs and realities.
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Usability

Articulate Storyline7.8
Based on 15 answers
I enjoy the flexibility and customization that is available within Articulate Storyline. I do find that sometimes a little more automation would also be more convenient
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WizIQ LMS1.1
Based on 2 answers
I have understood and used most of it by now after 6-7 months of exploration and use. Though there are small glitches that could be easily resolved by WizIQ, I feel comfortable to handle the product by now. However, clients find it a challenge to explore and do not wish to spend time to learn
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Reliability and Availability

Articulate Storyline8.6
Based on 4 answers
No answer on this topic is available.
WizIQ LMS9.1
Based on 1 answer
It has been very good till date.
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Performance

Articulate Storyline8.8
Based on 5 answers
No answer on this topic is available.
WizIQ LMS9.1
Based on 1 answer
I have not experienced any of these issues as yet.
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Support

Articulate Storyline10.0
Based on 10 answers
They are support-superstars and the software they use for support is excellent too (I don't know what it is). The model they use for support should be followed by all companies. It is a conversation/discussion forum model that shows everyone's questions in a knowledge base capacity so you can get the help you need in a speedy way.
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WizIQ LMS1.0
Based on 2 answers
My problems still exist and there is no clarity on what happened to our query or request. Items remain unresolved as on date.
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In-Person Training

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
WizIQ LMS1.0
Based on 1 answer
It was remote and not in-person.
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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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WizIQ LMS4.5
Based on 1 answer
It was a product presentation and not a live work through kind of training. I had to remember the presentation from remote and then go about the tool/ builder. It was difficult to handle and I had a lot of doubts and clarifications to address in my initial rounds of launching my courses.
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Implementation

Articulate Storyline10.0
Based on 9 answers
Not really.
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WizIQ LMS1.1
Based on 2 answers
I have developed my own expertise and that is for sale to my clients as a part of my consulting services. I have much to share for assignment and assessment models, course design aspects and mentoring aspects as this is a remote self paced service. If the courses are live and managed still there needs to be mentoring and support to help the learner.
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Alternatives Considered

In addition to Articulate Storyline we also use Articulate Studio. I do not compare them so much as look at them as a total package. We choose to use Articulate Storyline for a quick all-in-one module development program, and we use Articulate Studio when we need other forms of engaging content. Together they fill all of our training development needs!
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On pricing Atlassian is much more cost effective, I used other free softwares that combined with Atlassian would give me some of the functionality that WizIQ has, but having everything integrated is the best way to go.
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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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WizIQ LMS9.1
Based on 1 answer
Seems pretty good to me as of now. Of course there are usage slabs and commercials to handle before scaling up.
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Return on Investment

  • We have been able to bring our training development in-house with Articulate Storyline. This has reduced the cost substantially of module development from about $120,000 annually to less than $50,000.
  • It is now possible for the subject matter expert to work directly in Articulate Storyline rather than have to work with a third party and try to explain what needs to be developed as far as content.
  • Articulate Storyline has a bit of a learning curve and not everyone takes to it quickly, so although the training development has been brought in-house, there is now a back-log of work for those who use the software!
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  • For me it's allowed me to facilitate sessions with distant participants in a low cost/high quality format.
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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

WizIQ LMS

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