March 28th, 2012
most puzzling -- or hopeful? --aspect of Blackboard's acquisition of
Moodlerooms and Netspot is Blackboard Learn's announcement of their new Open
Source Services Group. Supporting open source? As the article below
suggests, this may not be another example of eliminating competition for the
Blackboard LMS but may be recognizing the value in offering both an
enterprise-level LMS and a lower-threshold LMS such as Moodle.