LearnDash.com has an article about a 2012 survey on the penetration of learning management systems into the marketplace. According to them Blackboard still rules with 74%, with Moodle being its closest competitor @42%. Desire2Learn is a distant third with 14%. [Please note that because schools have multiple LMSs, the numbers do not add up to 100%.]
The Delta Initiative has posted a their webinar on “The State of Leaerning Management in Higher Education.” It provides a brief history of the development of the learning management system (LMS) and the growth and consolidation in the LMS market.
The primary focus is looking at the acquisition of LMSs by state wide systems or consortiums.
The slide deck is available here.
The video of the webinar is available on their website here.