Author Archives: Phil Hill

About Phil Hill

Phil is a consultant and industry analyst covering the educational technology market primarily for higher education. He has written for e-Literate since Aug 2011. For a more complete biography, view his profile page.

It’s Called Data Analysis And Not Data Synthesis For A Reason

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) I’ve never been a big TEDtalks fan, but recently I’ve been exploring some of the episodes, partially based on peer pressure. @PhilOnEdTech @mfeldstein67 y'all should do a weekly PTI style podcast rundown of the issues raised … Continue reading

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The Massive Decline In Larger Education Company Market Caps

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) After our coverage of Blackboard’s CEO change last week, we were both interviewed by the Washington Business Journal, with the following lede: Analysts and sources I spoke with Monday, both on and off the record, … Continue reading

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Parent Company of University of Phoenix Could Be Sold to Owner of McGraw-Hill Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix as well as Apollo Global, is in “advanced talks” to be purchased by Apollo Global Management, owner of McGraw-Hill Education and of Cengage debt. Got … Continue reading

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Blackboard Replaces CEO Jay Bhatt: What happened

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Just over four years since Providence Equity Partners acquired Blackboard and three years after they brought in Jay Bhatt to replace co-founder Michael Chasen, the company announced another change in CEO. Blackboard has removed Jay … Continue reading

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Unizin RFP For LMS: An offering to appease the procurement gods?

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Well this was interesting: Unizin issues an RFP for "Enterprise and Multitentant LMS" https://t.co/kRVSyzQgYI & I owe my wife an engagement ring soon — Phil Hill (@PhilOnEdTech) December 30, 2015 In a blog post from Monday, … Continue reading

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