Agreement with Unizin, a Consortium of 22 Leading Universities, Will Help Advisors and Faculty Identify and Support At-Risk Students.


Competency-based education has been around for a long time, but the method has become all the rage in the past year as college completion and workforce development concerns have heightened.

Dallas-based software company LoudCloud Systems is plugging into the competency-based education movement in a big way, Manoj Kutty, CEO and founder of LoudCoud, told me in a recent interview.

LoudCloud builds online education platforms that record, analyze and act on students’ learning behaviors.


How specific technology can enable a scalable, personalized Competency-Based Education (CBE); and why it’s must-have.

We are entering new territory that is already transforming higher education in ways we have not seen since 1893 when the college credit hour was introduced.

That territory is being shaped by outcomes.


LoudCloud’s FASTRAK System to Power OpenLane Education for Enthusiast Programs Dallas, TX, November 24, 2014 – LoudCloud announced today that OpenLane, a continuing education provider that delivers hybrid educational offerings targeted at enthusiasts, has selected LoudCloud FASTRAK for its new competency based programs launching in early December. The selection comes…


Partnership Supports Improved Student Outcomes by Delivering Deep Analytics Insights to Higher Education BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and SALT LAKE CITY, UT —(July 19, 2016) — Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED), one of the largest contract operators of bookstores on college and university campuses across the United States and a…


Dallas, TX, September 16, 2015 – LoudCloud Systems announced today that a joint CBE project with Southeastern Illinois College and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, has selected the company’s FasTrak system to deliver a competency based education program slated to begin later…


Online Students Set to Benefit from Personalized Learning through New Initiative for Adult Learners and Career Readiness. Dallas, TX, July 21, 2015 – LoudCloud Systems announced today that Swinburne Online, a joint venture between SEEK and Swinburne University of Technology…


2.0 Adds LTI Self-Enablement and Simplified Navigation DALLAS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — LoudCloud Systems announced today the public release of its FASTRAK 2.0 competency based learning platform. This new iteration of FASTRAK, significantly improves the user experience, simplifies course authoring for…


Blended Schools Network’s content now available seamlessly in LoudCloud Systems LMS Dallas, Texas, October 21, 2014 – In a continued effort to increase seamless content integration available to school districts across the country, LoudCloud announced today that content from Blended…


LoudCloud to Build Learning Platform for Early Florida, based on their FASTRAK CBLMS Dallas, TX., September 18, 2014 – LoudCloud today announced that the University of Florida’s Lastinger Center for Learning has selected LoudCloud’s FASTRAK as the competency-based learning management…


Dallas—July 7, 2014—LoudCloud Systems today announced the release of the first purpose built Competency based learning platform.  Redesigned form the ground up, Loud Cloud CBL is the next evolution in LMS technology and the first step to providing technology to…


LoudCloud’s Learning Management System (LMS) now Available on Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface DALLAS—June 26, 2014. LoudCloud Systems, Inc., a leading education technology innovator, is proud to announce that it’s working with Microsoft Corporation to make its LoudCloud LMS for K-12…


LoudCloud Systems announced today the public release of its Version 4.0 applications. This new iteration of the LoudCloud Learning Management Portfolio features advanced collaboration capabilities, adaptive learning tools, and fine-tuned analytics that allow faculty and instructors to personalize learning, thereby…