Thought Industries Features

Thought Industries

Powering the Business of Learning

4.58/5 (67 reviews)

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Virtual Classroom
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Academic/Education
Access Controls/Permissions
Account Alerts
Account Management
Active Directory Integration
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Alerts/Notifications
Assessment Management
Assignment Management
Asynchronous Learning
Audience Targeting
Audio/Video Recording
Blended Learning
Built-in Course Authoring
Built-in LMS
CRM
Cataloging/Categorization
Certification & Licensing
Certification Tracking
Churn Management
Collaboration Tools
Communication Management
Community Management
Content Creation
Content Library
Content Management
Contextual Guidance
Corporate/Business
Course Authoring
Course Library
Course Management
Course Publishing
Course Tracking
Customer Engagement
Customer Management
Customer Segmentation
Customizable Branding
Customizable Reports
Customizable Templates
Dashboard
Data Import/Export
Data Quality Control
Data Visualization
Decision Support
Discussions / Forums
Document Management
Drag & Drop
Employee Training
Engagement Tracking
Feedback Management
Full Text Search
Gamification
Gradebook
In-App Training
Instructor-Led Courses
Interactive Content
Interactive Learning
Knowledge Base Management
Knowledge Management
Launch Management
Learner Portal
Learning Management
Learning Paths/Tracks
Live Chat
Media Import
Media Management
Mobile Access
Mobile Learning
Modeling & Simulation
Monitoring
Multi-Channel Data Collection
Multi-Language
Negative Feedback Management
Onboarding
Performance Metrics
Predictive Analytics
Progress Reports
Progress Tracking
Quizzes
Real Time Analytics
Real Time Data
Real Time Notifications
Real Time Reporting
Reminders
Reporting/Analytics
Revenue Management
Role-Based Permissions
SCORM Compliance
Search/Filter
Self Service Portal
Self Service Tools
Self-Learning
Self-Paced Courses
Sentiment Analysis
Single Sign On
Skills Assessment
Skills Tracking
Social Learning
Social Media Integration
Storyboarding
Student Portal
Survey/Poll Management
Surveys & Feedback
Synchronous Learning
Task Management
Template Management
Tests/Assessments
Text Analysis
Third Party Integrations
Training Administration
Training Companies
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Thought Industries Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about Thought Industries's features:

Chip P.

TI Foundational Review

2018-09-14

We have a 10,000+ user base and needed to quickly and easily migrate/ courses from Moodle. TI is easy to work with and they got us set up with minimal pain.

Pros

Intuitive navigation. UI/UX.

Cons

Ability to export all data to data warehouse.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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John S.

Thought Industries LMS

2021-03-16

Their customer services is very responsive and the account management team has been much more helpful in the past year.

Pros

The simplicity of adding and deploying our courses as well as managing users.

Cons

The reporting is lacking and it is difficult to customize user reporting.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Hi John! Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your thoughts. We love to hear our platform and account management teams have helped the company grow. We hope the new reporting functionality and improvements will further help you and know that your review is shared with Product and the rest of the teams here. We appreciate our partnership!

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Joy K.

Beautiful, still evolving

2021-03-16

Overall positive but sometimes wish I could speak with a real person - all support is by email only and sometimes it's hard to describe an issue.

Pros

Thought Industries produces beautiful user interfaces and pages and is pleasing to use as an administrator.

Cons

Learner management is only "OK" - it's hard to find learners (you must type in the full name, not just part of it) to search, learner progress is tracked but only at a high level.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Cecelia J.

Thought Industries

2018-09-14

Pros

I am a vendor that uses thought industries, and I appreciate that it is customizable to my brand.

Cons

That it doesn't track user activity/completion.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thanks for your feedback! You can track learner progress throughout a course in the Thought Industries platform, as well as their course actions such as page views, course completions, certificates granted, and assignments submitted. We'd be happy to walk you through all of that. Just drop us a line at support@thoughtindustries.com, or give your Customer Success rep a shout.

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Lea F.

Great LMS with much functionality and always improving!

2019-07-17

The two business models use different access methods and TI is always willing to work with us to find solutions, and/or scope our needs.

Pros

I also like that the platform has a lot of very robust functionality, yet still very easy to use.

Cons

Although there is a lot of data available, the dashboards are not intuitive, and using a date range doesn't change some of the data.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you so much for your review! We're excited to hear your positive feedback. We are improving our reporting capabilities and look forward to hearing your feelings towards those changes.

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Katherine B.

Thought Industries Customer Experience

2020-12-02

Thought Industries has remained steadfast in their commitment to working with us as we refine our product offering. We would be hard pressed to find another Saas platform that could check as many boxes.

Pros

Lastly, we have a custom middle layer that supports third party integrations that are complex.

Cons

It required strong Project Management on our side to get it over the finish line.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to working with you to continue to grow your online learning business!

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Anonymous
(Education Management company, 201-500 employees)

Flexible but not always intuitive

2018-09-20

Pros

Video and image integration is easy and allows for visually appealing courses.

Cons

Finding what you need to do on the dashboard is something very difficult.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Monthly

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Heather P.

Great experience, especially after using several other platforms.

2018-04-12

Pros

Thought Industries has been great to work with, especially after experiencing many other cheaper LMSs. You pay for what you get. Of course, there are limitations in the platform (as they all have), but many times, you can find a workaround to get what you need to accomplish (you just need a little bit of creativity!)

Cons

Second drawback is the notification system.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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April Joy M.

The next generation LMS and authoring tool in one software

2020-05-07

I have instant access to a variety of content types.

Pros

Thought Industries has robust features that empower our instructional design team to create meaningful and highly effective learning experiences for our learners and clients.

Cons

Also, having the ability to assign due dates for discussions, quizzes, workbooks are a plus so that students can easily keep track of their progress.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Erin W.

Not your standard LMS

2021-03-16

We feel like we have a partner in our virtual learning experience, and that's important.

Pros

We like the mobile responsiveness and the ability to access clear content from anywhere.

Cons

Native webinar functionality still needs some work- but happy with the road map.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Kyle M.

Taking our e-learning to the next level!

2021-03-16

At various times I have compared our switch to Thought Industries with going from a bike to a car, or switching from using a card catalog at the library to having google in your pocket. It really has been a huge leap forward for us.

Pros

The built in features are robust and easy to use.

Cons

The reporting could be better, but I believe they are working on updates now.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Hi Kyle, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your thoughts! Recently spoke with Christina and heard the new Reporting Hub was being put to good use :) Be sure to check it out and reach out with any questions. We love your clever comparisons! So glad our platform has been a huge leap forward for you. And thank you again for your continued partnership!

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Ben C.

Love Thought Industries

2019-06-12

And their Voice of the Customer process for submitting real-time feedback and product improvements is awesome!

Pros

The TI Platform has such a myriad of page types and lesson functionality that we keep our learners entertained and progressing while tackling the tough concepts of accounting and finance.

Cons

The reporting functionality is improving, which I like.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you for the positive review! It is great to hear that things are going well with both the platform and our team. We appreciate you providing this feedback.

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Mark G.

Superior usability at a realistic cost!

2019-08-01

Our customers are able to navigate throughout their portal effortlessly, thanks to the ease of customization of the UI.

Pros

I am attracted to the modern, sleek design of the platform, as well as the ease of integration.

Cons

The home/manager portal buttons atop the page are confusing and change based on where you are on the site, this is confusing to most of my internal users.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you so much for your review!
Our team is currently fixing button consistency across the platform as part of our initiative to ensure a consistent experience across Manager pages. As far as trouble-shooting goes, your CSM will be in touch to get more information and see how we can best support you!
We appreciate the positive review! We rely on your valuable feedback to continually improve our platform.

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Sally H.

LMS

2021-03-16

We have built a quite extensive learning management system and are expanding our offerings daily.

Pros

Most options for content require the same steps so relatively easy to transition to a different way of building content.

Cons

When an update is pushed out, some features are moved around and not easily found. Some settings are disabled when an update is released.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Hi Sally! We wanted to express our gratitude for sharing your thoughts and are happy you are expanding your offerings all the time. Be assured all of your comments are shared across the team for review. Thank you again!

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Anonymous
(Computer Software company, 201-500 employees)

TI Overview

2021-02-11

Absorb, SkillJar, and LearnUpon

Pros

The platform is very flexible in it's offerings. The product is specializes in deliver customer education unlike many other LMSs that are focused on internal training.

Cons

For new users some of the functionality was not obvious. Reporting was overly complicated to figure out for simple tasks.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Carmen R.

Seeing is believing.

2021-03-16

We're able to provide much more training and disseminate it pretty easily using Thought Industries. The platform has definitely freed up some man power as we have been able to automate some things like certificates.

Pros

Until we started using Thought Industries we manually created certificates (sometimes hundreds at a time), so this has definitely saved time.

Cons

Some features are too customizable and it's easy to get all kinds of tangled.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

5/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Hi Carmen! Thank you so much for your thoughts. We are so happy to know you're seeing value from monetizing your content and freeing up time by automating your certification process. We share all reviews across our teams and appreciate you taking the time. Thank you again for your partnership!

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Matthew B.

Great solution for revenue focused learning businesses

2016-08-01

We've really enjoyed working with the Thought Industries team, and their learning solution serves our needs very well. We are currently running over 15 consumer facing learning sites and offering hundreds of courses with the platform, and it's been a very positive experience so far for our organization.

Pros

The eCommerce functionality is great since we can sell courses and get insight into the financial data with the reporting and analytics features.

Cons

Totally satisfied.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering Thought Industries

Solid all-in-one learning solution with plenty of bells and whistles.

Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thanks for the feedback!

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David F.

An effective LMS with great customer support

2021-03-16

Pros

Since becoming the LMS Admin, there is very little daily "work" I need to do to ensure users can access and complete the content they need to.

Cons

For example, I cannot easily define a rule that says "assign all new hires in the Customer Service Department, the following training courses"

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you for your feedback David! I'll share with our Product team to see if we can help resolve the reporting rules issue.

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Brionna L.

Thought Industries has saved me hours per week

2021-03-16

With Thought Industries, that time is almost completely eliminated.

Pros

The learner notifications also help us save time by sending learner reminders to complete action items as opposed to sending emails manually.

Cons

I would like for Thought Industries to have flexibility around "required" and "elective" courses in the learning path. There are times where we would like certain modules to be required but we would also still like members to have the capability to move on to the next milestone.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Hi Brionna! Thank you for your review, we truly appreciate it. So glad to hear the platform is saving you approximately 2 hours a day is is extremely intuitive and easy to use. Going to share your entire review with our teams, and be assured our teams will take your thoughts and requests to heart. Thank you again!

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Susan T.

Great professional development product

2021-03-16

We are very happy with the platform and our relationship with the company.

Pros

Also very pleased with the ADA compliance features and mobile friendly formatting.

Cons

The analytics and direct email functions have room for improvement.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Chad L.

Good Value and Better Integration

2021-03-16

However, like any software, once you spend some time with it and understand the little nuances, it's really quite powerful.

Pros

It creates a dynamic link between your Sales/Service pipeline and training data.

Cons

TI is currently working with us to add this feature however.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Hi Chad! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and experience. We are delighted you have called out our integration strengths and ability to handle complex business cases. We appreciate your support and partnership!

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paige e.

Great for Learning Management

2021-03-16

Great software for allowing veterinarians to earn their CE credit!

Pros

This software is great for our company which is an online on-demand continuing education platform.

Cons

I wish there were more customizable features but they are open to feedback and many times impliment suggestions we give.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you for sharing your thoughts, Paige! So glad to be helping you provide CE credit and support continuing education. Keep those suggestions coming and thank you again for your continued partnership!

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Mary Hannah S.

Thought Industries: From a Customer Perspective

2019-07-15

Overall, Ti has been great to work with. Even though they are a newer company learning their way around the systems they have been very helpful. Our customers are very happy with the new capabilities that Ti offers.

Pros

We utilize their platform for outward facing customers and it is very easy for first-time users to use as well as easy to navigate throughout the CMS and LMS.

Cons

Unfortunately, everything is not 100% customizable but by submitting several requests we have been able to update the system for better use of our mission and company.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Thought Industries


Thank you for the positive review! We're glad to hear that you and your customers are having a good experience with us. We look forward to continuing to work together to ensure your success.

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Valerie k.

Modern, Clean, User-Friendly, Powerful

2016-08-09

The platform provides everything we need to quickly and easily build high-quality learning sites and online courses but also has the flexibility and scalability we need to be able to fully brand and customize the learning experiences for our 150+ customers.

Pros

The learner experience is clean, modern looking, and mobile-friendly, which was important for us as most of our learners are on the go.

Cons

We've been very happy working with Thought Industries! We would have loved to experience a trial version, but they walked us through a very detailed demo and put our use cases into action for us!

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10

Recommendations to others considering Thought Industries

Great platform, talented team, highly recommend!

Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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michael s.

Just started

2020-02-04

It has been good so far, but we are still starting out.

Pros

We just started to use this last year, so far it does what we what. We are still trying to figure out everything we can do with it.

Cons

They do have some of this but not what we want, mostly in the reporting section.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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