Guidelines for Buying E-Learning Services

November 13, 2001

The old adage caveat emptor certainly applies to the current e-learning marketplace. Many start-up e-learning companies have failed or have been absorbed into other companies. Consulting firms will help companies develop a strategy and select tools, but their prices are often steep and their strategic alliances with suppliers cause concerns about objectivity. So how can an e-learning manager navigate the supplier landscape to build a sound e-learning strategy and a scalable, flexible architecture?