Opinion: I’m a new Open Source LMS and all the other ones suck

[...] Yes, there is a version of Instructure’s LMS available as open source; but there also is a tiered, hosted SaaS model on which Instructure is built.  Instructure’s greatest strength is that it’s a new player (and has been designed from the ground up in the last 2 years).  Instructure however has cornered only 26 clients (the majority of which were gained through a contract in Utah, which was surrounded by it’s own controversy) [...]