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Why you shouldn’t be afraid of open source software (University Business)

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of open source software (University Business)

"In 2006, a group of small colleges was at a crossroads. The grant that the schools had received to pay for the license for its commercial Learning Management System (LMS) had come to an end, and the schools couldn’t afford to continue paying for it. One attractive alternative was an open source LMS. Even though the hosting and support would require financial resources, the software license for open source is affordable: it’s free."—Source: University Business

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

Is your institution wary of open source software? Read about its inherent advantages over commercial counterparts — it might convince you that your institution is ready to make the leap to a community-driven solution. —Eduwire Editors