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based on preference data from user reviews. Blackboard Learn rates 3.9/5 stars with 741 reviews. By contrast, Showpad Coach rates 4.4/5 stars with 172 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
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
(172)
4.4 out of 5
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Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Market Segments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Enterprise (50.3% of reviews)
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Mid-Market (59.1% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
No pricing information available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
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Blackboard Learn vs Showpad Coach

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

  • Reviewers felt that Showpad Coach meets the needs of their business better than Blackboard Learn.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Showpad Coach is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Showpad Coach over Blackboard Learn.
Categories
Shared Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Blackboard Learn and Showpad Coach are categorized as Corporate Learning Management Systems and Sales Training and Onboarding
Unique Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn is categorized as Healthcare LMS, Assessment, and Learning Management System (LMS)
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach is categorized as Sales Performance Management and Sales Coaching
Pricing
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach Pricing
Essentials Package
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Plus Package
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Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.2
Responses: 667
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.6
Responses: 152
Ease of Use
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 672
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.6
Responses: 155
Ease of Setup
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.5
Responses: 135
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.6
Responses: 88
Ease of Admin
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 133
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.1
Responses: 92
Quality of Support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 540
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
9.1
Responses: 131
Ease of Doing Business With
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 102
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
9.3
Responses: 89
Product Direction (% positive)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.4
Responses: 672
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.6
Responses: 153
Features
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Questions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Customized Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Video simulations
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.3
Responses: 7
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.2
Responses: 26
Role-Based Templates
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 7
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
6.7
Responses: 13
Assessments & Quizzes
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.7
Responses: 9
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.7
Responses: 32
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.2
Responses: 8
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
6.8
Responses: 16
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Assessments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Feedback
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Course Delivery
Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 8
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.7
Responses: 29
24/7 Availability
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.3
Responses: 7
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
9.0
Responses: 32
Communication & Notifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.6
Responses: 34
Assignment Scheduling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.1
Responses: 28
Platform
File support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Mobile support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Integration
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 6
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
6.2
Responses: 18
Varied User Types
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.8
Responses: 22
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.9
Responses: 7
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.4
Responses: 27
Industry Compliance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Onboarding
Documentation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Coaching
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Programs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Platform
Customization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Integration APIs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Internationalization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Performance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Mobility
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Reporting
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
Dashboards
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Not enough data available
LMS Marketplace
E-Commerce
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Feature Not Available
Course Marketplace
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Feature Not Available
Subscriptions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Feature Not Available
Interface
White Labeling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
Feature Not Available
Multilingual
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.2
Responses: 6
Training & eLearning
Assessments and Practice
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 28
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.2
Responses: 48
Content Delivery and Tracking
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.8
Responses: 32
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.3
Responses: 48
Content Creation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.2
Responses: 27
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.8
Responses: 33
Customer Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 20
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
8.3
Responses: 21
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 17
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.7
Responses: 25
Content Storage and Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 28
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.9
Responses: 36
Content Libraries
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.7
Responses: 24
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
7.2
Responses: 22
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Blackboard Learn were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment, while reviewers for Showpad Coach were more commonly in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
16.6%
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
6.7%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
33.1%
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
59.1%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
50.3%
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach
34.1%
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%
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach Industry
Computer Software
22.6%
Internet
17.7%
Information Technology and Services
11.0%
Marketing and Advertising
8.5%
Hospital & Health Care
3.7%
Other
36.6%
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...

Showpad Coach
Toni Z.
Administrator in Writing and Editing

It is very easy to set up your online training and maintain it. Very straightforward- exactly what you're looking for in a LMS. The LearnCore reps always follow up with you and show you the latest features- all of which have helped me streamline my process...

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...

Showpad Coach
Michael C.
Administrator in Computer Software

First and foremost, that the sales team was extremely misleading on multiple fronts. So much so, that everything a competitor of theirs warned me about, that they assured me wasn't an issue has happened. Let's just run down the list, this will take some...

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
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
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
Showpad Coach
Showpad Coach Discussions
possible integrations with salesforce?
1 comment
Lucas v.
LV
As Showpad Coach (formerly LearnCore) is a functioning part of Showpad, and Showpad is integrated with SFDC - then yes - your coach should work within the...Read more
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