Tag Archives: Blackboard

Interview With Martin Dougiamas On Changes To Moodle Community This Year

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) In my post last week on Blackboard’s Moodle strategy in Latin America, I made the following observation: At the same time, this strategy and growth comes at a time where the Moodle community at large … Continue reading

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Inside View Of Blackboard’s Moodle Strategy In Latin America

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) One year ago Blackboard’s strategy for Moodle was floundering. After the 2012 acquisition of Moodlerooms and Netspot, Blackboard had kept its promises of supporting the open source community – and in fact, Blackboard pays much more … Continue reading

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Reuters: Instructure has filed for IPO later this year

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) Reuters is on a breaking news roll lately with ed tech. This time it is about Instructure filing for an initial public offering (IPO). Instructure is planning an initial public offering later this year that could … Continue reading

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Blackboard Potential Sale: Market timing, financials, and some thoughts on potential buyers

By Phil HillMore Posts (358) With Reuters’ story last week that Blackboard is putting itself up for sale through an auction, one question to ask is ‘why now?’. As Michael has pointed out, Blackboard is in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Blackboard’s Messaging Problems

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1043) There are a lot of things that are hard to evaluate from the outside when gauging how a company is doing under new management in the midst of a turnaround with big new products coming … Continue reading

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