• LMS has been enabling transformation of Indian education system. The learning industry, like all industries has to leverage the potential of technology. Latest technological trends like Cloud LMS, Adaptive Learning, Analytics, Gamification are revolutionizing modern learning. Schools and universities need to harness the technologies to offer round the clock support to their students. Even organizations have been realizing the value of implementing these technologies to improve productivity of their employees. There have been developments from an operations standpoint in campuses as well. Being inclined to modern methods has become more of a necessity than a requirement. LMS Solution providers who are still slow in adopting technology will be left far behind. Alternative methods that facilitate human-computer interaction like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are altering classroom environments and fostering education among young learners. Chatbots are one of the examples of this development. This increases the demand for LMS Solution providers who move ahead with technology while providing services. Companies who want to be on the top of value chain in the LMS domain look for the best solution providers. To help CIOs navigate in this flourishing landscape, a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the CIOReview editorial board presents the “20 Most Promising LMS Solution Providers 2017” that are at the forefront of meeting the urgent needs of the education industry. We looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective, technologically advanced and flexible solutions that would help add value to the LMS domain.