A response to Josh Kim post at IHE questioning whether LMS market could be worth $5 billion as claimed by several market analysts.
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A scathing report by the California state auditor describes UC’s billion-dollar payroll system fiasco for what it is. Some perspective would be helpful by comparing to ed tech expenses.
While D2L and Blackboard are showing real improvements lately, the Canvas LMS also continues to get better; while others seek to learn how to listen to customers, that’s been part of Instructure’s culture from day one.
While Blackboard is still losing customers domestically and likely to continue doing so over the next 12 months, there are definite signs of life.
D2L has been on a roll lately, tightening the LMS market into a two-horse race with Canvas for new implementations. At their Fusion users conference, there were signs of real changes in how they listen to customers.