What are the differences between LMS, LCMS, and CMS? This question often elicits confusion among those shopping for the right software tools for their organization. Not to worry—we know the difference and we are going to share our knowledge.
First, let’s define our abbreviations. “LMS” is an acronym for “Learning Management System”, a software platform used to deliver and track training courses. “LCMS” stands for “Learning Content Management System”, or software used to author and manage learning content. Finally, a “CMS” is a “Content Management System”, or software used to organize content comprising a website.