LAMS Review - why 3.5 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 15, 2020

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What is LAMS?

Main category: LMS

LAMS software is a web-based learning design application built to help design, manage and deliver online learning through collaborative learning activities. The software offers the tutors a highly spontaneous visual authoring setting to allow the creation of learning activities sequences.

The tasks which are based both collaboration and content can range from individual tasks to group work or a whole class activity. LAMS is an open source software that is built by LAMS foundation which started in 2003 and based in Singapore.

The solution offers various services including hosting, training, technical support to customers, software development and integration. LAMS software offers special LAMS customizations that help the user to integrate the system, with their own learning platform. It offers webinars, documentation and Live Online modes of customer training.

LAMS rating -

The rating of LAMS is 3.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 92 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of LAMS software include Learndot and Chamilo. Learndot software is a cloud-hosted learning management system built for technology companies to help them create and expand their software training businesses whereas LAMS software is a web-based learning design application built to help design, manage and deliver online learning.

Both Learndot and LAMS software solutions are built to cover the needs of small, medium and large-market businesses. Learndot software is a creation of ServiceRocket in the US but in contrast, LAMS is an open source software that is built by LAMS foundation in Singapore.

Chamilo software is a cloud-based, open source learning management & collaboration solution that supports concurrent working and learning but LAMS software is a web-based learning design application built to help design, manage and deliver online learning.

Both Chamilo and LAMS solutions are tailored to serve large enterprises, as well as small and medium businesses. Chamilo Association owns Chhamilo software but in comparison, LAMS foundation owns LAMS software. Both systems provide webinars, documentation and Live online modes of customer training. . The full list of competitors can be found here.

LAMS Pricing Information

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for LAMS

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

LAMS software offers a web-based learning design application tailored for business scopes of all sizes including small, medium and large enterprises. The software is mostly used by schools and institutions of higher learning like universities and colleges, but it can also be used by other business organization in the corporate market.

LAMS Categories

LMS

LAMS specifications

ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.5/5)
Company: LAMS Foundation
Address: 1710 Australia Street, Newtown, NSW, Australia
Pricing:
Small business, Medium business
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.