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side-by-side comparison of Blackboard Learn vs. NetDimensions LMS
based on preference data from user reviews. Blackboard Learn rates 3.9/5 stars with 741 reviews. By contrast, NetDimensions LMS rates 4.3/5 stars with 16 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
(741)
3.9 out of 5
Blackboard Learn
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
(16)
4.3 out of 5
NetDimensions LMS
Star Rating
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Market Segments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Enterprise (50.3% of reviews)
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Enterprise (86.7% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
No pricing information available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
No pricing information available

Blackboard Learn vs NetDimensions LMS

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found NetDimensions LMS easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with NetDimensions LMS overall.

  • Reviewers felt that NetDimensions LMS meets the needs of their business better than Blackboard Learn.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that NetDimensions LMS is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of NetDimensions LMS over Blackboard Learn.
Categories
Shared Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Blackboard Learn and NetDimensions LMS are categorized as Corporate Learning Management Systems
Unique Categories
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS has no unique categories
Pricing
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Pricing
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NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS Pricing
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.2
Responses: 667
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.3
Responses: 13
Ease of Use
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 672
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.5
Responses: 13
Ease of Setup
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.5
Responses: 135
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
7.1
Responses: 12
Ease of Admin
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 133
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.5
Responses: 12
Quality of Support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 540
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
7.8
Responses: 13
Ease of Doing Business With
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 102
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.9
Responses: 12
Product Direction (% positive)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.4
Responses: 672
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.1
Responses: 13
Features
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.3
Responses: 7
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Role-Based Templates
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 7
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Assessments & Quizzes
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.7
Responses: 9
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.3
Responses: 5
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.2
Responses: 8
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Course Delivery
Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 8
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
24/7 Availability
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.3
Responses: 7
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.4
Responses: 6
Communication & Notifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.4
Responses: 6
Assignment Scheduling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 6
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Varied User Types
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.7
Responses: 6
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.9
Responses: 7
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.2
Responses: 6
Industry Compliance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Platform
Customization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Integration APIs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Internationalization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Performance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Mobility
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Reporting
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Dashboards
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
LMS Marketplace
E-Commerce
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Course Marketplace
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Subscriptions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Interface
White Labeling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Multilingual
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Training & eLearning
Assessments and Practice
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 28
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.6
Responses: 6
Content Delivery and Tracking
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.8
Responses: 32
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.0
Responses: 7
Content Creation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.2
Responses: 27
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.0
Responses: 5
Customer Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 20
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
9.4
Responses: 6
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 17
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.7
Responses: 5
Content Storage and Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 28
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
8.9
Responses: 6
Content Libraries
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.7
Responses: 24
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Blackboard Learn and NetDimensions LMS were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
16.6%
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
33.1%
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
13.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
50.3%
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS
86.7%
Reviewers' Industry
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Industry
Higher Education
45.1%
Education Management
19.3%
E-Learning
9.7%
Primary/Secondary Education
3.0%
Information Technology and Services
1.9%
Other
21.0%
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS Industry
Hospital & Health Care
20.0%
Higher Education
13.3%
Telecommunications
6.7%
Semiconductors
6.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.7%
Other
46.7%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Blackboard Learn
Neil H.
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

From a student user perspective, I like how easy and uncomplicated Blackboard can be to keep up with my classes all from one place online. It allows me to easily access documents, online quizzes, online tests, grades and any other relevant class resources...

NetDimensions LMS
GH
Administrator in Hospital & Health Care

What we like best about the system, in addition to the features, is that we can easily customize and tailor the system to fit our organization's needs. We also like that we are able to upgrade annually to ensure that we are using the latest learning...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Blackboard Learn
Stefan B.
User in Research

It is cumbersome to use. It seems like a product from the '90s and takes too much effort, even for trivial tasks. The interface has improved a bit with recent updates, but it is still complicated to use. Many common tasks are actually implemented better...

NetDimensions LMS
Jerry B.
Administrator in Higher Education

Have had issues with scorm packages with embedded videos playing in the LMS without preloading and skipping. Although there are many report options, it can be overwhelming to the beginner to know how to request the needed report.

Discussions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Discussions
It seems like I see a lot of reviews saying 'back in the day' in reference to how Blackboard has been surpassed by several new products. What new products are out there today that compete well or have surpassed Blackboard in both features and usability?
3 comments
Jon J.
JJ
It think D2L (Desire To Learn) is a pretty good modern alternative to Blackboard. It requires far less down time and is more intuitive. I've had better...Read more
API
1 comment
Asmat M.
AM
Hi Asmat, This is Shaun from G2. If you’re looking for information about APIs in Blackboard Learn, this is a useful website:...Read more
I would be curious if the designers have taken to heart the UX concerns that have been raised.
1 comment
JM
Everyone dislikes their enterprise level LMS and wants to replace it. I worked with Bb daily for 8 years. Yes. I had complaints about the UX. But the...Read more
NetDimensions LMS
NetDimensions LMS Discussions
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