Learning Management Systems (LMS) Market: Snapshot
In recent years, the increased efficiency of the Internet has promoted e-teaching and e-learning practices worldwide. This, coupled with advancements in networking technologies has enabled improved communication and integration, thereby resulting in flawless online learning and training sessions. This has had a significant impact on the emergence as well as development of learning management systems (LMS).
The global LMS market is projected to witness steady growth over the forecast period. This can be attributed to factors such as the increasing preference for distance learning, developing network infrastructure in developing regions, the adoption of cloud-based LMS by SMEs, and corporate sectors offering online trainings to its employees.
The market for learning management systems is projected to amount to US$18.8 bn by 2024, rising from a valuation of US$3.4 bn in 2015. If these values hold true, the market is expected to develop at an impressive CAGR of 19.9% therein.
Hosted Deployment of LMS to Surpass On-premise Deployment by 2024
On the basis of deployment, on-premise deployment dominated the market in 2015, especially in the Middle East and Africa and South America. This can be primarily attributed to the adoption of learning management systems by large enterprises. However, analysts predict that hosted deployment is expected to lead the market in the coming years, with the increasing adoption of LMS by small and medium enterprises due to its cost benefits over on-premise deployment.
By user group, the education and corporate sectors account for nearly the same share in the global LMS market and are likely to witness high growth during the forecast period. In recent years, corporate sectors have been emphasizing on online corporate trainings and orientation programs for employees. On the other hand, growing educational awareness in developing countries and government initiatives to provide quality education is expected to benefit the education segment of the global LMS market.
Rapid Adoption of Learning Management Systems in Developing Countries of APAC
Learning management systems are predominantly adopted in education and corporate sectors in North America, because of which, the region accounted for the leading share in the global LMS market in 2015. The U.S. has been the major contributor to the LMS market in North America, considering the established network facilitating e-learning in the country. The presence of a large number of universities offering online courses also contributes to the high adoption of LMS in the U.S. The rise in technological investments in the corporate sector has also supported the rapid adoption of online training and subsequently learning management systems. The proliferation of smart devices such a smartphones, laptops, and tablets has further influenced the LMS market in North America.
The Asia Pacific market for LMS is projected to present high scope for growth during the forecast period. Developed countries such as Japan are the leading contributors in terms of the adoption of learning management systems in the region. Ongoing network infrastructure developments in India and Philippines and growing investments in the commercial sector are also anticipated to favor the LMS market in Asia Pacific. Government initiatives to promote digital education is another factor expected to create potential opportunities for LMS vendors in the coming years.
The major companies in the global LMS market include ACS Technologies Group, Inc., Blackboard Inc., Cornerstone Ondemand, Inc., IST AB, IBM Corporation, McGraw-Hill Education, Oracle Corporation, Saba Software, Inc., SAP SE, Skillsoft Limited, Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd., and Instructure, Inc.
Learning Management Systems Market: Scope and Methodology
The learning management system (LMS) market report provides analysis for the period 2014–2024, wherein the period from 2016 to 2024 is the forecast and 2015 is the base year. The report covers all the major trends and technologies playing a key role in the LMS market’s growth over the forecast period. It also highlights the drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the market’s growth during the said period in terms of revenue (in US$ Mn), across the geographies including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South America.
North America comprises of the U.S., Canada and rest of North America, while the Europe region covers the Scandinavia, Germany, and rest of Europe. The report further provides the in-depth analysis for countries in Scandinavia that include Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Furthermore, the Asia Pacific region is divided into China, India, and rest of Asia Pacific. While the Middle East and Africa region includes Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), South Africa, and rest of Middle East and Africa. South America region provides the market size for Brazil, Argentina, and rest of South America.
The report provides key market indicators that have a strong impact on LMS market. The market overview section of the report outlines the drivers, restraints, and opportunities that influence the current nature and future standing of this market. The report represents the market attractiveness for segments that include deployment type, user group, and module depending of various factor that influence the adoption of LMS. Moreover, the report provides an overview of the various strategies of key players in the market.
Learning Management Systems Market: Segmentation
The report segments the global LMS market on the basis of deployment into on-premise and hosted. Furthermore, on the basis of modules the LMS market is divided into administration, content delivery and management, progress management, interaction and integration technologies, user management, and others (access management and reporting). Depending on the user group, the LMS market is dived into education and corporate sector. Furthermore, the education user group is further segmented into kindergarten, K-12, and higher education.
The report provides industry evolution to understand the development of LMS over the years. Considering the competition in the market, supply-demand ratio, and macro and micro economic factors the prices are estimated for the forecast period. Thus, the report provides in-depth cross-segment analysis of the LMS market and classifies it at various levels, providing valuable insights at the macro and micro levels. Moreover, the report analyses potential opportunities for LMS in different regions and countries considering the macro and micro factors expected to aid the LMS market.
Learning Management Systems Market: Competitive Landscape
The report also highlights the competitive landscape of the LMS market, positioning all the major players according to their geographic presence, solutions/services offered, focus on research and development, and key recent developments. Furthermore, global market share of the major players are estimated depending on the revenue generated from LMS in 2015. The comprehensive LMS market estimates are the result of our in-depth secondary research, primary interviews, and in-house expert panel reviews. These market estimates have been analyzed by taking into account the impact of different political, social, economic, technological, and legal factors along with the current market dynamics affecting the LMS market’s growth.
The major companies profiled in LMS market study include ACS Technologies Group, Inc., Blackboard Inc., Cornerstone Ondemand, Inc., IST AB, IBM Corporation, McGraw-Hill Education, Oracle Corporation, Saba Software, Inc., SAP SE, Skillsoft Limited, Upside Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd., and Instructure, Inc. Details such as financials, business strategies, recent developments, and other such strategic information pertaining to these players have been duly provided as part of company profiling.
The Learning Management System market is segmented as below:
Learning Management Systems Market
- Content Delivery and Management
- Progress Management
- Interaction and Integration Technologies
- User Management
By User Group
- Higher Education
- North America
- The U.S.
- Rest of North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East and Africa
- GCC Countries
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East and Africa
- South America
- Rest of South America