Thought Industries Review - why 4.6 stars?

Thought Industries Review
ITQlick Score: 91/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 9.8/10 - high cost
Category: LMS -> Thought Industries
Ranking:Ranked 10 out of 523 LMS systems
Company: Thought Industries
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Thought Industries pricing, Thought Industries alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 15, 2020

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What is Thought Industries?

Thought Industries is a cloud-based LMS (Learning Management System) Software that allows its users to manage their online content creation and delivery to clients custom specifications. It also allows them to build revenue potential for learning websites through e-commerce suites. These features enable organizations to restructure their customer learning process and scale their learning business model.

The main features of this software include Content Authoring, Learning Engagement, Panorama, and Performance Reporting. Thought Industries is a privately-owned E-Learning software that has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It started operations in 2014 and currently has between 50 and 200 employees. It won the Brandon Hall Group Gold Excellence Award for three consecutive years.

What is Thought Industries rating? ()

The rating of Thought Industries is 4.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 91 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Thought Industries's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium and large size businesses.

Is Thought Industries the best LMS?

Thought Industries is ranked 10 out of 523 software in their category (LMS systems).

What are Thought Industries's pros? (4 Pros)

  • Users can develop courses without computer programming
  • The software has multiple page type options
  • Its user interface is customizable through drag-and-drop
  • There is an e-commerce monetization option

What are Thought Industries's cons? (2 cons)

  • The Manager buttons within the software is a bit unintuitive
  • Users cannot sort client list in alphabetical order as of yet

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Thought Industries: Coassemble, Coggno, Finalsite LMS, LAMS, eBackpack, Thinking Cap LMS, Xyleme LCMS, CrossKnowledge Learning Suite, Gaggle Safe LMS, TalentLMS. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Thought Industries?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 9.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Thought Industries

What should you ask Thought Industries during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Thought Industries and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Thought Industries in action.

Is it the right software for you?

Thought Industries is fit for small and medium-sized businesses in Financial Services, Healthcare, and Education industries. Furthermore, Professional Learning outfits, Product management organizations, and Media firms would find Thought Industries handy for their operations. Kaplan, CoreLogic, Motorola, Dale Carnegie, and Zoominfo are some customers to which the software caters.

Thought Industries's list of categories:

Data Analysis Tools
Mobile
Video Conferencing
Content Management
Business Process Management (BPM)
Feedback Management
Team Collaboration
Self-Service Portal
Cloud LMS
E-Learning
Employee Training
LMS

Thought Industries's list of features:

Dashboard
Data Analysis Tools
Project Collaboration
Communications
Content Management
Course Authoring
eCommerce
Knowledge Management

Thought Industries Vs. Alternatives

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92/100
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92/100
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.