Its features are interesting, but what's really useful is that it:
- integrates jamwiki and jabber and Shibboleth and SCORM (SCORM 1.2 RTE)
- share files via HTTP or webDAV
- supports mathML and SVG
- meets IMS QTI standards for tests
- "100% Java, only tomcat and a relational database management system required (has been successfully tested with MySQL, Postgres and HSQL)"
Its groups, assessment and communication features include: "Advanced group management, associating a given group to learning areas
Advanced enrolment system (self enrolment in groups, management of available seats)
Self-organized learning / collaborative work via project groups: every user can create a group and work together with peers."
Instant Messaging and awareness integration. The Jabber Instant Messaging System is fully integrated into OLAT. See which users / Buddies are online, chat with anyone who is online.
Automated alerts about changes using e-mail notification. Subscriptions are implemented for forum- specific, folders-specific notification and test results.
Personalized RSS news feed"