Why are there over 700 LMS vendors?

Why ARE there so many LMS vendors? Why isn’t the market consolidated like, say, the CRM market (Salesforce)? I’m sharing a post by John Leh of Talented Learning that explores the reasons for this market choice/fragmentation (depending on which way you see it). There’s a link to the full article below, but this extract goes quite a way towards capturing the candy-store nature of the current LMS market: Cloud technology…

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Choosing an eCommerce platform – the right questions to ask

In order to sell courses online, a means of taking payments is an absolute requirement. Here’s an article that provides a list of questions to ask when choosing an eCommerce platform. ┬áLicensed or hosted? Can it automatically enroll learners? What data can it capture for you? How does it handle notification emails? The article addresses these and plenty more aspects of eCommerce for eLearning. Surprise eCommerce vendors by asking smart…