iCohere Software


 

iCohere Unified Learning System is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that is suitable for businesses of all sizes in education, government, non-profit and more. The iCohere platform contains a variety of courses, webinars, professional development programs and other online communities.

The iCohere system has flexible delivery formats including on-demand courses, interactive workshops, integrated training centers and multimedia resource centers. Users can design courses in a variety of formats and can include video, audio, text or links. It also allows tests to be designed with questions in a variety of formats like multiple choice, true or false and mix and match.

iCohere has an integrated registration and payment process which enables users to add registration forms to their webinar or course catalog and process purchases. It offers integration with Authorize.Net and Paypal payment gateways.

It includes various collaboration tools like a member directory, calendar, announcements, discussion forums, text chat rooms and an email system for site members.

 

iCohere - Digital library of learning content
 
  • iCohere - Digital library of learning content
    Digital library of learning content
  • iCohere - Flashcards
    Flashcards
  • iCohere - Mind maps
    Mind maps
  • iCohere - Multiple question types
    Multiple question types
  • iCohere - Quizzes
    Quizzes
  • iCohere - Performance tracking
    Performance tracking
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Abby from Western Region Public Health Training Center
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Supportive team and platform for our very functional first virtual conference!

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We were able to transform an in-person training series into a virtual conference format, allowing us to increase access to presentations from our experts and live skill-building workshops. Our virtual conference was able to accomplish many of the same goals as our in-person trainings, but for a much larger audience (over 300 people), without requiring travel and other expenses from participants.

Pros

We used iCohere for our first virtual conference, and their team was very supportive in helping us develop the virtual conference website; provided great checklists, scripts, and other materials to help us organize, plan, and moderate our sessions; and provided a very functional, intuitive platform for our conference. They were able to work with us to adapt their platform to suit almost all our ideas and needs for transforming our material into a virtual format, including discussion boards, workshops, galleries, and more!

Cons

Use of breakout rooms for small group discussions during a live session would be a bonus! Otherwise, we were really able to get everything we wanted using iCohere's platform.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: September 2017

September 2017

 

We truly appreciate your review, Abby. Your innovative first virtual conference was amazing and we hope support many more. It is our pleasure & privilege to support the work of the WRPHTC. ~Lance

 

Glenn from NE Transportation Research Center
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Testing the software by participating in a class to get the user perspective.

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Easy to understanding and follow, with good guides, clear language and indicators for the user. Moving through the system, back and forth was simple. Good prompts.

Cons

The system opens too many windows, rather than using tabs. There is a lot of screen clutter, though it makes it more difficult to accidentally shut yourself out.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: May 2017

May 2017

 

Thank you for this review, Glenn. We so appreciate your feedback. Unfortunately we cannot change how Webex and discussion posts launch from the classroom, they do open new browser windows and that can sometimes be a bit confusing. We try as much as possible to keep everything in a single window view! Thanks again, ~Lance

 

Lisa from Western Region Public Health Training Center

May 2017

May 2017

Great experience working with iCohere as a provider and also taking the Meeting Without Walls course

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iCohere was easy to use and has great functionality. I never had any technical issues with the software.

Cons

I would prefer access using fewer windows. It's a small thing, but I prefer to access content in one or two windows.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: May 2017

May 2017

 

Thanks so much Lisa for this great user review, we so appreciate it! ~Lance

 

Sara from Neurotricional Sciences Education Pty Ltd
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Impressive organizational DNA of care and respect!

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I want to update a July 2016 review I posted then, I was in the first few months of being back with iCohere after my earlier use of it 10 years before. Now, 10 months into this new subscription, yes, I continue to be very glad to be back, and I also have a bit deeper observation I think is worth sharing. My good experiences continue, from the new training webinars to interacting with Lance and Alex on our development needs. It struck me recently that the high levels of customer care and respect are just about literally the core DNA of the entire iCohere organization. And to connect that idea with the coherent growth-expansions of the nautilus iCohere uses to communicate its approaches, this DNA metaphor fits because DNA shapes our form and growth. I think it's worth waxing philosophical here for a moment because, in my experience, it's rare indeed to witness such consistency in the qualities that matter most in an organization over a protracted period of time. It bodes well for us current as well as future users!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: January 2017

January 2017

 

Thanks so much for your continued innovative use of the iCohere platform, and for your gracious feedback, Sara! We are honored & privileged to be supporting your important work. ~Lance

 

Heidi from National AfterSchool Associaion

January 2017

January 2017

Great Service and Production for NAA's Virtual Convention!

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We have been so pleased with the virtual conventions created in partnership with iCohere. Both the production and service have been top-notch for two years in a row. Creating this virtual experience, with PD and networking opportunities, has allowed an affordable, high-quality experience accessible to our community members across the nation. Participants have had nothing but positive feedback and are already looking forward to our next virtual offering through ICohere.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: January 2017

January 2017

 

Thanks so much for this great review, Heidi. Supporting the National AfterSchool Association is our pleasure and privilege. Two years in a row your virtual conference has been a great success! We look forward to many more years of partnership. Best, ~Lance

 

Bill from Omega Management Group / CRMI
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

January 2017

January 2017

Great Experience!

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I just want to say working with the iCohere team has been a great experience. First with Lance in scoping out or needs and then on the implementation of the Virtual Conference site with Gabriella and Alex. Everyone is very knowledgeable and professional. All our expectations have been met and in many cases exceeded. I would recommend iCohere with no hesitation

Pros

The software worked as expected and even when they updated the software, there were no problems after that. It was pretty easy to get the conference platform up dealing with the iCohere staff.

Cons

no Cons that I can think of.

Advice to Others

Great company and software that can work with you.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: January 2017

January 2017

 

Bill -- thank you so much for this great review. Omega's first SCORE Virtual Conference was packed with fantastic, useful content for your clients and we look forward to continued success with this virtual conference & webinar series. ~Lance

 

Matt from Learning Forward

January 2017

January 2017

Kudos to my rep!

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I just want to say that my rep rocks. He's a great trainer. I appreciate his patience in getting me trained. Good job!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: February 2017

February 2017

 

Thank you for your feedback Matt. Alex and our other engagement & support team members are amazing. We are here to help! I wonder why your ratings are so much lower than others -- let me know how we can make iCohere even better for you as a new site admininstrator. iCohere has been serving Learning Forward for 8 years and we truly value your business, partnership and trust. ~Lance

 

Kristin from Community Strengths

January 2017

January 2017

The team is what makes this platform exceptional!

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We have run several conferences and virtual events in the iCohere platform. Each event was well supported in strategy, design, and implementation by the excellent team at iCohere.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: January 2017

January 2017

 

Thanks so much for this 5-star review, Kristin. It is our pleasure & privilege to support the great, important work of Community Strengths.

 

Melissa from National Farmers Union

January 2017

January 2017

Amazing software and great experience

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Here at National Farmers Union we could not be more grateful to have used iCohere to run our online conference. The staff and software went beyond our expectations and we were able to reach over 1,0000 new beginning farmers with this online tool! It was the best programming we have run all year and we would highly recommend it.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: January 2017

January 2017

 

Thanks so much for this great review, Melissa! You had a phenomenally successful first virtual conference and we hope to be NFU's partner for many years to come. One statistic that sticks out to me is that 80% of your virtual conference attendees were NEW (non-members) to you organization -- fantastic outreach! ~Lance

 

Mark from Pacific Pension & Investment Institute
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

November 2016

November 2016

I'm so glad to have finally discovered iCohere

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In my current role and in previous jobs at other nonprofits, I have struggled with connecting members between in-person events. iCohere provides a comprehensive online platform, including webinar functionality, with which we can host hybrid and all virtual events and offer a year-round online experience that meets the specific needs of our community. We have just been using the "starter package" for the past few months, testing the basic features with a subset of our membership. We look forward to upgrading to the "all members package" and to rolling it out to our full membership next year. There is still a lot of work for me to do to develop our instance of the platform and to engage our members in a meaningful way, but I am confident that iCohere offers the tools, features, and support that will help us to make it happen.

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The platform is full-featured. We don't have to use all the features, but we can use what makes sense for our users now and still have room to grow.

Cons

At the moment the basic design of the software is not as modern looking as I would like, but I know that the iCohere team continually updates the software and design will come along in time.

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Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: November 2016

November 2016

 

We so appreciate your feedback and such a great review, Mark. Supporting international executive organizations such as PPI is particularly valuable. It is great that we can partner to provide the tools you need to support your diverse global membership with webinars, communities and even virtual conferences. Thank you!

 

sharon from gla
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

August 2016

August 2016

Excellent program

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excellent - learning at your own pace - thought provoking and interesting and high quality
addresses different learning needs. it integrates diverse platforms webinar, etc to offer learning that meets your learning style and individual preferences

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convenient, easy to use, valuable

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Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Thanks so much for your 5-Star review, Sharon!

 

Sue from Integrated Work Strategies
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

August 2016

August 2016

Great Tool for Peer Learning Teams!

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For the past six years, we have used the iCohere platform for our national peer learning team program as a portal for participants to access team documents, colleagues contact information, event calendar, monthly webinars, emails, and more. It it fairly intuitive for our clients to use and us to administer. We also appreciative the responsiveness of iCohere to issues and improvement requests, as well as our ability to customize the interface. I'd recommend this tool for anyone interested in a "one-stop-shop" solution for online peer learning communities.

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Multiple valuable, features, customization options, and ease of use.

Cons

A little bit of a learning curve on the administration side. Could be a little more flexible in terms of file/folder structure and rights, but iCohere has steadily made improvements in this area and continues to do so.

Advice to Others

Great tool!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Thanks so much for this terrific review, Sue. Serving your team, and your team's clients, is a pleasure & privilege for us. We especially appreciate your comment about "steady improvement" -- we take pride in listening closely to our clients and steadily evolving our enterprise platform to fulfill the needs of all our clients. Thank you!

 

Kelly from U.S. Government Publishing Office
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

August 2016

August 2016

Fabulous product and stellar customer service

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Not only is iCohere a reliable, excellent product for distance learning and collaboration, but the staff is extremely responsive and knowledgeable. They are a pleasure to work with.

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It's intuitive, easy to use, can accommodate large groups of people, and the options for customization are very flexible.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

We appreciate your review so much, Kelly. It is our privilege and pleasure to serve the GPO with webinars, hybrid & virtual conferences, and the new online learning portal. Ensuring that our nation's federal librarians get the information and training they need is so important. What a thrill it is for us to be part of these innovative online government programs. Thanks again. ~Lance

 

Sima from IPMA-HR
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

August 2016

August 2016

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We have been pleased with the support, staff at Icohere from their CEO to all who work on the technical aspect and the reliability of their software.

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Timely assistance.

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Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Sima, we so appreciate your 5-star review! It is our great pleasure to be assisting IPMA-HR with online education for your public sector human resource professionals.

 

Jeffrey from Justice Research and Statistics Association
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2016

August 2016

iCohere is a winner for us! It was the right choice.

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We are currently ramping up nicely with iCohere. We've built up several training modules by repurposing existing webinars; eventually, those modules will be grouped into online courses.

So far, both the iCohere platform and the service have been excellent - flexible, easy to learn, and feature rich. I'm very pleased with our progress so far; in addition, iCohere has been an important part of our sales pitch to grantors, and it seems to be working!

I've been actively seeking out and using your online learning resources - they are excellent!

Pros

It provides a fully integrated solution to our training and technical assistance needs, including webinars, communities of interest, virtual meetings/conferences, and online/on-demand courses. It is much more economical in terms of staff time than trying to work with stand-alone solutions that operate differently and require enormous amounts of back-end labor to jury-rig and coordinate.

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iCohere is so feature rich (that's a compliment, not a complaint!) that it can be somewhat daunting at first. However, I recommend: (a) taking full advantage of the excellent online training materials in the iCohere Academy; and (b) prioritize your goals and build out your iCohere content incrementally focusing on your most highly valued goals and objectives first. As you succeed with each module, your confidence and competence will grow apace.

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The support team at iCohere is excellent and provides a diversity of resources to help you succeed. I prefer to use the online training webinars in the iCohere Academy, but one of my staff prefers phone calls or emails to solve problems. Both of us are very pleased with the answers we get, whichever method of learning/communication we prefer. Nicely done, iCohere Support Team!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

We so appreciate your review, Jeff. Serving small-staff, high-results organizations is something we are passionate about. It is true that the iCohere platform is so feature-rich that it can seem daunting at first. That really is one of the core reasons we stay so involved with our clients -- to ensure every client ramps up smoothly and that they achieve their objectives quickly. We know that you and JRSA have big plans with iCohere, and we are thrilled to be your partner in bringing those plans into reality. Thank you!

 

Jennifer from Association of Professional Dog Trainers
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2016

August 2016

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iCohere is a great resource to learn and keep up to date producing virtual leaning and conferences

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The software offered by icohere is very user friendly

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Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Jennifer, thanks so much for this great review, we so appreciate it!

 

Ana from Agate Institute
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2016

August 2016

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I have been using iCohere for the last four years. When I started I was very nervous about learning something that appeared so complicated. As a psychotherapist and teacher my computer skills are basic.However, iCohere trained me well and supported me to achieve my goals. I have been able to reach hundreds of people all over the world in my virtual workshops. I was very tires traveling all over the US and the world. Now, with iCohere I can reach the world from my own home or office. Love it!!

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Ana thank you so much for this fantastic review. It is a privilege & pleasure to support your important work with therapies for children. Yes, iCohere is used by huge organizations, but we also are proud to support small-staff groups like Agate Institute. That's what partnership is all about!

 

Linda from IPEC-Americas
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2016

August 2016

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This is an excellent product for developing eLearning without customized programming or a large staff. We did our first course (about 2 hours) in 3.5 months (including training on the iCohere program) with three people working about half-time and no special additional software. Now that iCohere allows us to convert webinar recordings to MP4 ourselves (it did not allow this when we started in April 2016), it's even more convenient. Be aware though, that if you're going to have a high-quality course with intermittent tests (rather than one big test at the end), the demo showing a course being put together in an hour is a bit deceptive. There are a lot of settings that need to be consistent, templates for introductions, test results, etc., that have to be developed, and more customization that needs to be done to make your course look professional. You should probably also ask "outsiders" to test it. As mentioned above, all that took three of us working about half-time over three months to develop a 2-hour course.

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Flexibility to mix media (videos, etc.), add tests and course evaluations without a ton of additional software.

Cons

Although the program says it supports video files other than MP4, we couldn't get anything but MP4 to work.

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So far very worth it. Our first course only went live on 20-Jul so we don't yet have much feedback from purchasers.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: August 2016

August 2016

 

Linda we so appreciate this great, detailed review! The MP4 download example is great -- it took some serious development effort to get us properly integrated with Webex APIs and get those downloads available on-demand within iCohere! We did that automation work to simplify the user experience for everyone. Also regarding course development -- we're sorry it took you longer than expected to create that first course, but are glad that now you've got a solid template to copy for your next courses. We are privileged to support the important work of IPEC-Americas and so appreciate your support.

 

Sara from Neurotricional Sciences Education Pty Ltd.
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2016

July 2016

Both 10 years ago and now - iCohere my first choice

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I first used iCohere 10 yrs ago for about a year to meet short-term needs of a small start-up organization. For a more substantive effort getting underway, recently subscribed because the brilliance of the integrative core design remains and such a full spectrum of new features are built around it as well as all the internet technologies now available. It seems its designers have thought of everything in advance in the most practical and forward-looking ways. Support is personable and fast in answering questions. User documentation is thorough and reliable. I'm very happy to be back using it and looking forward to exploiting all its features.

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It reflects real-world knowledge of how people/groups work, what they need to do good work and communicate .
Its design is integrative, e.g., recognizing how information and roles are interconnected, and thus it links resources for maximum accessibility with user-defined controls on what's needed where.
Its design seems to have "thought of everything" - which gives me features as a user that are not only what I expect, but also that give me new ideas for what I can design in.

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I haven't run into any things I don't like.

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My main advice is that iCohere can be trusted to be absolutely thorough and forward-looking in ground breaking ways. After my first use of it 10 years ago, I continued to get all its product updates, and watched its progressive evolution into online conferences, LMS, etc. Its design is impeccable, and they never rest from continuing to innovate ahead of the curve. And nothing new gets released without the most thorough testing, another aspect users can trust.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: July 2016

July 2016

 

Sara what a terrific review and what a thrill for us to be working with you again! There aren't many learning/collaboration platforms that have been around for 15 years -- one of the great things for us is when someone comes back! I also really appreciate your mention of our thoroughness with testing & support -- a somewhat lost art these days on the internet, and something we value & invest in deeply and always will. Again thank you! ~Lance

 

Ramaris from University of Pennsylvania
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2016

July 2016

A really amazing product!

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The customer service was better than any other LMS I considered contracting! They provide an immense amount of support to be able to build the classes. The interface is very intuitive and I was able to figure out a lot independently. They provide a great deal of training around the modules for creating a very comprehensive interactive appealing course.

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It's user friendly even for those who are not Tech savvy and incredible customer service!

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This product really meet my needs for what I was looking for in an LMS.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: iCohere, iCohere

Date: July 2016

July 2016

 

Rami -- what a fantastic review and so very much appreciated. We take great pride in helping our clients ramp-up smoothly and quickly using the iCohere system. Supporting your university programs is a great pleasure and privilege for us. Thank you! ~Lance