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An Introduction to Moodle for business:

Moodle can be used in many types of environments such as in a learning delivery tool in educational institutes, and for business settings  as a community and collaboration tool, can be used for compliance and training. The modular design of Moodle allows it to address wider range of business issues then other most closed source alternatives. Moodle is Open source and free.

The Moodle market share has seen a rapid growth over last 7 years of years. While is started from less then 100 thousand and now over 1.2 million. The reason for this with loyal user base would be Mooldes features, scalability and reliability. Open sources This eliminates the possibility of any vendor lock down. There is no requirement for per user licensing. Moodles millions of registered users who constantly share the ideas, codes, information and free support. This makes scope and possibilities enormous.

On the other hand the system requirement for Moodle is fairly simple. Moodle run out of the box on top of Apache, mysql and php; which is basically free on software licensing and the choice of OS in production environment is Linux. Which means any AMP can host Moodle. Anyone can have Moodle server up and running under 20 minutes even on their windows of mac laptop. Installing moodle for windows on a USB Memory Stick could be your ticket of having it up and running in no time. Moodle can help your business operations by managing processes like:

  • Hiring and Interviewing
  • Roll-out Products and Services
  • Managing Compliance Training
  • Competency Tracking
  • Create and maintain collaborated knowledge base
  • Inter organization discussion forum,
  • Web Conferencing
  • Running workshop
  • Getting employee feedback

Moodle Integration:

The modular and open source build on Moodle opens up all possibility of Integration. The list and application is continuously growing so it the level of integration. With a quick search you can see the range of applications, CMS and authentication systems Moodle supports:

  • Authentication and user info: LDAP, active directory, Microsoft live, Google app, alfresco
  • Content management: Gallery, Drupal, Turnitin, Joomla, Drupal, facebook, SCORM, alfresco
  • Collaboration: Google app, webex,
  • Application integration: Open office, MS office
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Moodle Integration for business

It’s probably time for you to take a quick look at the process Moodle can address in your business. You may also want to talk to a Moodle specialist, who cans advice on Moodle use in your business environment operation. We shall try to follow this article with step by step integration procedures of various listed application in the future. Find the complete article at


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