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Blackboard Ultra Update: Some Clarity

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) Blackboard’s VP of Teaching and Learning, Valerie Schreiner, was kind enough to give Phil and me a fairly thorough update on the Ultra strategy on Wednesday. Their strategy is clearer to me now. That strategy, … Continue reading

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Dear Blackboard, I am Confused

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) The good news is that Blackboard, after going quiet for a while, is out giving updates again. The bad news is that the more they talk, the less I understand. A year and a half ago, … Continue reading

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What Blackboard’s New CEO Needs to Do Now (and how you can tell if he’s doing it)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) As Phil noted in his post, Blackboard has hired a new CEO, a guy by the name of Bill Ballhaus. We don’t know much about him yet, other than that he came from outside education. … Continue reading

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Blackboard: Ask and Ye Shall Receive (Better Answers)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1104) About a week ago, I complained about Blackboard’s lack of clarity in messaging about their platform in general and the implications for managed hosting customers in particular. I wrote, in part, What is “Premium SaaS”? … Continue reading

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