Edtech Business

Blackboard to Stop Support for Angel LMS in 2016

Nov 2, 2014

FALLEN ANGEL: It's open season in the LMS market, and providers not named Blackboard ought to take note. The company will cease to support Angel, a learning management system it acquired in 2009, on Oct. 15, 2016. According to LMS analyst George Kroner, some 180 higher-ed institutions currently use Angel. Blackboard has put up a "Life After Angel" site to entice them switch to Blackboard; so far, one-quarter to one-third of them made the transition. Inside Higher Ed retraces the history of Angel here.

Edtech Business

Blackboard to Stop Support for Angel LMS in 2016

Nov 2, 2014

FALLEN ANGEL: It's open season in the LMS market, and providers not named Blackboard ought to take note. The company will cease to support Angel, a learning management system it acquired in 2009, on Oct. 15, 2016. According to LMS analyst George Kroner, some 180 higher-ed institutions currently use Angel. Blackboard has put up a "Life After Angel" site to entice them switch to Blackboard; so far, one-quarter to one-third of them made the transition. Inside Higher Ed retraces the history of Angel here.

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