So, you’ve identified the need for an LMS in your organization and are on the lookout for one. Some smart techies in your organization might have suggested going for an Open Source LMS. Ouch! Open source what..? Must have been your first reaction! You somehow would’ve digested the term and come to a conclusion that it’s just another word for a Free LMS. Wow! Free LMS… Praise the Lord for the ‘Open Source LMS’.
An open source LMS is free because you don’t have to pay a fee to own its code. That justifies the name ‘open source’. Not that technical isn’t it? And the best part, you may already be feeling excited about posing this ‘Free LMS’ to the management and becoming the ‘hero’ of your team.
Hold on! We are going to rain on your parade a little by giving you a deeper insight into your potential use of the open source LMS. We don’t want to scare you (we know you already are by now!) by saying that free doesn’t mean no costs. You might actually end up spending more on your ‘Free LMS’ than a proprietary LMS. Confused?
Let us explain how…