Category Archives: Bits & Bytes

“Bits and Bytes” includes recommended reading on other sites, editorial and web site updates, and other ephemera.

Barnes & Noble Education’s Predictive Analytics Deal With Unizin

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Barnes & Noble Education (BNED) announced today that they have a deal with Unizin to provide predictive analytics services through the LoudSight platform to the consortium’s member universities. As covered by Inside Higher Ed: BNED, … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: With or Without EdTech

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) A few weeks ago, I recommended an EdSurge piece by the Clayton Christensen Institute’s Julia Freeland Fisher. It featured this graph of refrigerator vs. washing machine diffusion: I saw this same image featured last week in … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Is Your Edtech Product a Refrigerator or Washing Machine?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) Don’t be put off by a title that reads like click bait; this piece in EdSurge by Julia Freeland Fisher is the real deal. The column looks at the adoption rates of…well…fridges and washing machines. The reason, … Continue reading

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Webinar Tomorrow: Shifts in Video and LMS Adoption: Impact on Student Outcomes

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1107) Phil and I will be doing a webinar along with Echo 360’s Fred Singer for Inside Higher Ed tomorrow. We’ll be talking about how to think about adopting these platforms in ways that create opportunities … Continue reading

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University of California’s Payroll Project Reboot Now At $504 Million

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) In July 2014 I wrote about the University of California’s project to update its payroll & HR systems to Peoplesoft systems and how the project had ballooned out of scope. The goal of the $156 … Continue reading

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