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Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director

Learning Visions

Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. The Truth About Open Source Who writes the code? And other burning questions about source… Poll #1: How many of you currently use open source LMS? 5% currently use one 95% do not use an open source LMS.

Precautions to take before getting an LMS from elearning companies in US

Creativ Technologies

There has been a lot of demand for elearning companies in US because of the pandemic. Apart from that, there needs to be an investment in upgrades. Over time, the upgrades also add up. Don’t invest in an open-source LMS because it can have its cons .


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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

But the industry’s unbridled expansion started to lose steam a couple of years ago, when vendors began seeking growth through acquisition. And as vendors focus more heavily on gaining market share dominance, buyers should prepare for further M&A confusion, uncertainty and disruption.

LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

Often, these posts have 287 or more responses from LMS vendors, each claiming they offer the best solution, given the overwhelming evidence provided in the original 2-sentence help request. They’ve hit a wall with features that don’t accomplish what a vendor promised. Previously, before a multitude of specialized solutions burst onto the landscape, LMS choices were limited to a handful of “one-size-fits-all” vendors. It happens at least once a week.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Implementation costs by the vendor or related third party. System integration costs by third party vendors with other systems. Costs for consultants hired to support the project. Consulting (additional cost for consulting and implementation – may be included in licensing fee). Customization (for any changes required to upgrade the default settings – may be included in licensing fee).

How to Choose an [Moodle] LMS System for Higher Edu Sector

eAbyas Info Solutions

However, there is an exception – the education industry lags behind in embracing eLearning tools and technologies. Like how ‘L Hospital Rule’ gives a breakthrough, and hence, solution for the ‘indeterminate value’, this pandemic has made the organizations go eLearning instead of nothing.

Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide


Online learning is similar to distance education provided by organisations like the Open University where students are based off campus and interact with tutors and other learners asynchronously. In particular, features that motivate learners – such as the Mozilla Open Badges system that can be used in Moodle – incentivise achievement and can make learning fun. Consider the vendor’s specific experience. Consider the support that is offered by the LMS vendor. eLearnin

Podcast 32: Building a Customer Education Business Case – With Bill Cushard of Learndot

Talented Learning

For example, I worked on elearning projects for customers at Accenture. And in this industry, open source companies are the customer education leaders, in my opinion. Interesting points… In other words, to build market momentum, open source companies lead with training.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)


During the last decade, there has been a major increase in the adoption of elearning technology. An LMS is used widely in the elearning industry and acts as a distribution and management vehicle for online courses, training programs, or learning and development programs.

8 Tips to Identify the Best-Fit LMS For Your Training Needs

CommLab India

Learning Management Systems are valuable tools for any organization, to manage activities including hosting courses, tracking and reporting, managing users, organizing elearning, classroom and virtual training sessions and much more. Open source LMSs are a good choice, as they can be customized cost-effectively. Check into the vendor’s customer support. Check what is available regarding training, consulting and documentation of the LMS, to refer later.

SCORM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Answered by Experts


SCORM benefits for eLearning. How can SCORM make eLearning more engaging? As described in a formal, academic context, SCORM is a trusted set of technical standards and requirements for eLearning software products, for creating and exchanging educational content.

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