Comparisons and advocacy
Is Moodle for us?
Robert is right.
Moodle is like physics.
"All of Moodle is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it and then it becomes trivial" Ernest Rutherford (1871 - 1937) (Misquoted)
However, I do believe you will need some plugins to make Moodle look nice and to be usable and quick. Out of the box is has a few aspects that make it time consuming to use.