Tag Archives: Moodlerooms

Inside View Of Blackboard’s Moodle Strategy In Latin America

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) One year ago Blackboard’s strategy for Moodle was floundering. After the 2012 acquisition of Moodlerooms and Netspot, Blackboard had kept its promises of supporting the open source community – and in fact, Blackboard pays much more … Continue reading

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Blackboard Acquires Large Latin American Moodle Provider

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) In my first post-BbWorld blog post, I noted that the international market is hugely important for Blackboard and Moodle is hugely important for their international strategy. Nearly a quarter of the company’s revenue and much … Continue reading

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Two-Year Anniversary of Blackboard Acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) Two years ago today, Blackboard made a dramatic change of course with a series of public announcements: Blackboard acquired two Moodle hosting and service providers — Moodlerooms in the US and NetSpot in Australia (although they had … Continue reading

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Moodle has quietly become the dominant LMS for online service providers

By Phil HillMore Posts (356) One subject that we have not covered much at e-Literate lately is the market position of Moodle. Given the significant LMS market changes over the past two years, it might be worth considering how institutions … Continue reading

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The Blackboard Announcements, Part 2: Can Open Source Be Bought?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) I have gotten a lot of email from folks who moved to Moodle (often from Blackboard CE) because they wanted to get away from Blackboard and they thought that open source was “safe.” In my … Continue reading

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