CBT Nuggets vs. iSpring Suite

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CBT Nuggets
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
CBT Nuggets is an e-learning platform for IT professionals. It includes a library of more than 9,000 training videos, along with quizzes, practice exams, virtual labs, and access to coaches and peers in the Learner Community. The average length of a training video on CBT nuggets is 20 minutes. Individuals can subscribe to the website, or courses can be delivered through a company's LMS or by access code for particular trainings.
$59
per month
iSpring Suite
Score 9.4 out of 10
N/A
iSpring Suite helps users build courses that are mobile-ready and adaptive. It’s integrated with PowerPoint, so users can create the…
$470
per year per user
Pricing
CBT NuggetsiSpring Suite
Editions & Modules
CBT Nuggets
$59
per month
Academic. iSpring Suite
$470
per year per user
Freelancers. iSpring Suite
$490
per year per user
Academic. iSpring Suite Max
$670
per year per user
Freelancers. iSpring Suite Max
$690
per year per user
Business. iSpring Suite
$770.00
per year per user
Business. iSpring Suite Max
$970.00
per year per user
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CBT NuggetsiSpring Suite
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAcademic, non-profit, government and volume discounts are available.
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CBT NuggetsiSpring Suite
Small Businesses
iSpring Suite
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Score 9.4 out of 10
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Score 9.2 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Infosec Skills
Infosec Skills
Score 9.9 out of 10
Articulate 360
Articulate 360
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
Infosec Skills
Infosec Skills
Score 9.9 out of 10
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Score 9.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
CBT NuggetsiSpring Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(4 ratings)
9.2
(61 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(15 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
CBT NuggetsiSpring Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
CBT Nuggets
CBT Nuggets is well suited for people who need
to learn in nuggets/small packets, business professionals on the run, and those
who need modular content for a wide range of topics. This is also suitable for
people/employees looking for upskilling, certification exams, or business growth.
It is also suited to large organizations that want to upskill their workforce.
This might not be suited for people looking for supplementary content, or people
attending regular in-class educational/training, sessions as this provides
comprehensive content rather than supplementary content. Also not suited for those who are looking for written materials for training like
books, notes, ppt, etc.
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iSpring Solutions, Inc
This is one of the best authoring tools in the market. As a strong user of most of them, we ran across iSpring Suite years ago when the product was still evolving. Who would have thought that having these tools embedded inside PowerPoint would make such an impact? There is nothing I can't do with iSpring Suite that others claim is unique to their authoring products, and some things that I can do even better.
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Pros
CBT Nuggets
  • It's on-demand. You can take zero or 100 courses for the same price and at your own convenience.
  • Courses are organized extremely well and instructors are great.
  • You can cover a wide range of training topics - Microsoft, Networking, database, ETC.
  • You can go back and re-watch videos to get a better understanding.
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iSpring Solutions, Inc
  • iSpring integrates with PowerPoint extremely well and enables the user to develop training in PowerPoint with ease.
  • iSpring characters are fantastic. They continue to add more regularly features regularly.
  • The voice recording and ability to integrate music is a very easy process.
  • Customer service is fantastic. They are quick to respond and their training is easy to follow.
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Cons
CBT Nuggets
  • While the trainers are good, sometimes their accent make them hard to understand.
  • More practice questions at the end that simulate the certification test.
  • Perhaps a score card that with those questions that tell you where to spend more time training.
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iSpring Solutions, Inc
  • Adding audio narration to interactive slides is easy, but still perhaps a bit repetitive/clunky
  • The way you add playlists works well, but wish it was "project/course specific", instead of carrying over from project to project. Easy to delete playlists, tho.
  • If you have a common set of learner resources to make available over many courses, you must manually add the URLs and/or PDFs manually each time. Would be so nice to be able to create a "reference list" and import it to each course with a click or two. This is the most annoying thing I can think of about iSpring.
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Likelihood to Renew
CBT Nuggets
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iSpring Solutions, Inc
I would give it 10 but I also like to try new solutions.
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Usability
CBT Nuggets
No answers on this topic
iSpring Solutions, Inc
The software integration was appealing to our department--particularly to the faculty who had not, prior to the pandemic, taught online--because it integrates with an already known entity: PowerPoint. Furthermore, iSpring's assessment builder with its wide variety of questions is extremely easy to use--basically plug and play--for any level of comfort that a faculty member has in terms of online teaching.
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Support Rating
CBT Nuggets
No answers on this topic
iSpring Solutions, Inc
I had a difficult issue where iSpring just stopped working. It turned out to be a Microsoft Windows/Office issue. The iSpring Support team continued to contact me until we got the issue resolved. A support team that does not wait for the customer to call back is EXCEPTIONAL. I can not think of any other vendor that was this devoted to finding a solution! My compliments to "Dana" and the rest of the iSpring support teasm!
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Alternatives Considered
CBT Nuggets
I haven't used any learning platform like CBT Nuggets yet
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iSpring Solutions, Inc
Therer are several other interactive video creation tools out there, such as Camtasia, Adobe Captivate and even PowerPoint on its own, but none of them come close to offering the galaxy of features that is served up by iSpring Suite, and it's the easiest to learn and use with affordable price tags
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Return on Investment
CBT Nuggets
  • This tool helped many people to clear their certification exams by providing in-depth training.
  • Helped employees achieve their personal learning goals.
  • CNT Nuggets also has a positive impact on upskilling employees/interns for better productivity.
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iSpring Solutions, Inc
  • We allow potential customers to sample training and feedback is our offerings differentiate us from our peers.
  • Having the ability to offer an accessible training catalog and self-enrollment is also something our customers comment on positively.
  • The training developed in iSpring has allowed our customers to prepare for further interaction with our processes and projects on their own timeline, and has positively impacted the ease with which we are able to execute project rollouts.
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ScreenShots

iSpring Suite Screenshots

Screenshot of iSpring SuiteScreenshot of the customizable course player — the layout can be changed as desired.Screenshot of a role-playScreenshot of course interactionsScreenshot of the online collaboration toolScreenshot of Video lessons and screencasts