Category Archives: Notable Posts

Blackboard Learn Ultra: Ready or not?

By Phil HillMore Posts (416) At this year’s BbWorld16 users conference, Blackboard’s new executive team demonstrated their ability to deliver a much tighter, more coherent message of what they are learning from talking to customers and what the focus of the … Continue reading

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UC Davis Lessons: Open is as open does

By Phil HillMore Posts (416) It’s interesting how one phrase can cause such a reaction. There is an interesting angle here in that Sakai is open source yet data is not easily recoverable. This comment came from the original post … Continue reading

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LMS Outage: Exclusive view of UC Davis contract with Scriba

By Phil HillMore Posts (416) When I first heard about the recent LMS outage at UC Davis – which left the school with no LMS access for a full week and without a fully functional LMS through the remainder of the … Continue reading

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SmartSite Goes Dumb: A student’s view of the UC Davis LMS outage

By Phil HillMore Posts (416) [ed. Cydney Jones is a junior at UC Davis, and she was kind enough to share information and insights during my coverage of the UC Davis LMS outage (their Sakai-based LMS is branded as SmartSite … Continue reading

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Update on UC Davis LMS Fiasco: Finishing the term with two partial systems

By Phil HillMore Posts (416) After the LMS outage that started May 20th – covered here, here, and here at e-Literate – UC Davis has finished its spring academic term as of June 9th using two partial systems, one for … Continue reading

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