Mark Lieberman has a piece at Inside Higher Ed on the future of Blackboard. There is evidence that Blackboard’s hemorrhaging of clients has leveled off or is leveling off. Despite this there are questions about Blackboard’s long-term future.
Blackboard is still the largest provider in the United States with about thirty-three percent of the market and another one percent on some of its legacy purchased products like WebCT and Prometheus.
Officials say investments in tech support and enhancements have improved the client experience, but observers are cautious about the LMS's future.
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