2023 Field Guide: Learning Management Systems

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Why Read This Research

The recent pandemic highlighted deficiencies in existing learning management system products, and many higher education institutions are reconsidering their LMS. In this 2023 field guide, Tambellini provides market insight and considerations that can help institutions evaluate and differentiate leading LMS products. Gain insight into the higher education LMS vendor market, focusing on products from Anthology, D2L, and Instructure. Explore the conditions influencing current and future LMS technology selections and investments.

Key Questions Answered

  • What is the current state of the US higher education LMS market?
  • What are the differentiators between leading LMS vendors and their products and strategies?
  • How are LMS vendors maturing their products to meet new higher education requirements?


  • Vendor in Focus: Anthology, D2L, Instructure
  • Software Category in Focus: Learning Management Systems
  • Authors: Matt Winn, Senior Analyst, Tambellini Group
  • Research Availability: June 2023

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Market Conditions
  3. Market Snapshot
  4. Anthology
  5. D2L
  6. Instructure
  7. Other LMS Products
  8. Institutional Considerations
  9. Methodology

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