Tag Archives: Blackboard

Vert Capital and Scriba Corp: Institutions losing course data in company’s death throes

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) After last year’s disastrous outage at UC Davis due to Scriba Corp’s change of data center for the Sakai LMS (branded as SmartSite at UC Davis), it turns out that there is more damage to … Continue reading

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Ellucian Stops Support for Brainstorm, its CBE platform

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) In a surprise move, Ellucian has decided to end support for Brainstorm, the competency-based education (CBE) platform it acquired from Helix Education two years ago. All Brainstorm customers are being notified of the end-of-life and … Continue reading

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New Release of European LMS Market Report

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) Our Spring 2016 LMS Market Report from our new LMS subscription service focused mostly on the United States and Canada. The LMS market, however is increasingly global in nature. LMS suppliers rely on markets outside of … Continue reading

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Update: LMS Usage In Large Online Programs (Top 50 in US)

By Phil HillMore Posts (461) By: Phil Hill and Justin Menard. Cross-posted at LISTedTECH Three and a half years ago Phil wrote a post “Snapshot of LMS Market for Large Online Programs in the US” giving a view into this … Continue reading

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Educational Software Patents: A Call to Vendors

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1096) A number of people responding to the Chronicle’s article on the Elsevier patent asked me to write something about it. For those of you who haven’t been following ed tech for at least a decade or … Continue reading

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