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based on preference data from user reviews. Blackboard Learn rates 3.9/5 stars with 741 reviews. By contrast, TalentLMS rates 4.6/5 stars with 418 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
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
(418)
4.6 out of 5
TalentLMS
Star Rating
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Market Segments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Enterprise (50.3% of reviews)
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Small-Business (54.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
No pricing information available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
$0

Blackboard Learn vs TalentLMS

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

  • Reviewers felt that TalentLMS meets the needs of their business better than Blackboard Learn.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that TalentLMS is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of TalentLMS over Blackboard Learn.
Categories
Shared Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Blackboard Learn and TalentLMS are categorized as Healthcare LMS, Corporate Learning Management Systems, and Sales Training and Onboarding
Unique Categories
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn is categorized as Assessment and Learning Management System (LMS)
Pricing
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
TalentLMS
TalentLMS Pricing
Free
$0
Starter
$59Month
Basic
$129Month
Plus
$249Month
Premium
$429Month
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.2
Responses: 667
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.8
Responses: 354
Ease of Use
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 672
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.0
Responses: 353
Ease of Setup
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.5
Responses: 135
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 317
Ease of Admin
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 133
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 319
Quality of Support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 540
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 331
Ease of Doing Business With
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.3
Responses: 102
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.2
Responses: 306
Product Direction (% positive)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.4
Responses: 672
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.0
Responses: 356
Features
Process Automation
Course Authoring
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Online Learning
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Certificate Generation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Tracking & Reporting
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Collaborative Environment
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Automatic Boards Reporting
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.5
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Questions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.5
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.4
Responses: 6
Verified Feature
Customized Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.3
Responses: 8
Verified Feature
Video simulations
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Course Authoring
Course Builder
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.3
Responses: 7
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.8
Responses: 76
Role-Based Templates
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 7
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Feature Not Available
Assessments & Quizzes
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.7
Responses: 9
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 79
Instructor-Led Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
9.2
Responses: 8
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.4
Responses: 50
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.5
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Assessments
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.8
Responses: 8
Verified Feature
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.3
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.1
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Feedback
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.3
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Course Delivery
Learning Paths
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 8
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.5
Responses: 71
24/7 Availability
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.3
Responses: 7
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.6
Responses: 79
Communication & Notifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.7
Responses: 74
Assignment Scheduling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 9
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.0
Responses: 54
Platform
File support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.2
Responses: 8
Verified Feature
Mobile support
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.3
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Integration
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Course Management
Gamification
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.9
Responses: 6
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.5
Responses: 64
Varied User Types
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 75
Certifications
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.9
Responses: 7
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.7
Responses: 70
Industry Compliance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
9.0
Responses: 34
Onboarding
Documentation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.3
Responses: 7
Verified Feature
Coaching
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Programs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.7
Responses: 5
Verified Feature
Platform
Customization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Integration APIs
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Internationalization
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
User, Role, and Access Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Performance
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Mobility
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Reporting
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
Dashboards
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
Not enough data available
LMS Marketplace
E-Commerce
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.6
Responses: 22
Course Marketplace
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.6
Responses: 26
Subscriptions
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.5
Responses: 25
Interface
White Labeling
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.6
Responses: 6
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 67
Multilingual
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
Not enough data available
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.5
Responses: 34
Training & eLearning
Assessments and Practice
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
8.1
Responses: 28
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.8
Responses: 116
Content Delivery and Tracking
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.8
Responses: 32
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 125
Content Creation
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.2
Responses: 27
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.7
Responses: 118
Customer Training
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.5
Responses: 20
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.9
Responses: 94
Manager Portals
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 17
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.6
Responses: 108
Content Storage and Management
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
7.0
Responses: 28
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.6
Responses: 120
Content Libraries
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
6.7
Responses: 24
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
8.3
Responses: 88
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Blackboard Learn were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment, while reviewers for TalentLMS were more commonly in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
16.6%
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
54.0%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
33.1%
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
32.8%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn
50.3%
TalentLMS
TalentLMS
13.1%
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%
TalentLMS
TalentLMS Industry
E-Learning
9.8%
Education Management
9.3%
Information Technology and Services
6.6%
Professional Training & Coaching
5.8%
Computer Software
5.8%
Other
62.6%
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...

TalentLMS
Pushkar D.
Administrator in Financial Services

I've been a paid subscriber of TalentLMS for last couple of years. Before subscribing I had done a lot of research on various LMSs and I had ranked TalentLMS a clear winner based on all - features, usability and pricing. Mine was a unique need - a program...

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...

TalentLMS
GF
Administrator in Financial Services

Upload not always works well and the way it shows ppt presentations.

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
TalentLMS
TalentLMS Discussions
Can we add our own "trigger" (customized course field) for sending out notifications?
4 comments
EV
What kind of trigger, and what kind of nptification?Read more
Can I use my own domain?
2 comments
Offical Response from TalentLMS
You can select a TalentLMS based domain or you can map your own domain.Read more
Is Talent LMS as good as the reviews say?
2 comments
DA
Hi Daniela I use TalentLMS and am very happy with the functionality of the software. The learners that we have (who are not all tech minded) find it easy...Read more
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