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LMS Market Updates, Dec 2015

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) There seems to be a series of news and analysis on the LMS higher education market worth summarizing. Major Adoption News I posted last weekend about University of Phoenix (UoP) and their LMS. UoP is well-known … Continue reading

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Exclusive: University of Phoenix moving from homegrown platform to Blackboard Learn Ultra

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) The University of Phoenix has a history of using its scale to develop and rely on homegrown platforms, including the  adaptive learning platform branded as “Classroom”. I wrote about this investment in 2013. The full … Continue reading

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Moodle Moves Give Hints of What a Post-Fork World Could Look Like

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Phil and I have written about the growing tension between the interests of Moodle HQ and a those of a couple of the bigger Moodle Partners, most notably Blackboard. There are a number of ways … Continue reading

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New Visual From LISTedTECH Shows LMS Market By New Implementations

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Justin Menard and his team at ListEdTech have produced a great new visual on the LMS market in North America. Using his wiki-based data with 4,000+ institutions, he shows the percentage of LMS implementations per year … Continue reading

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Why Is Blackboard Laying Off Staff Despite Improved Market Share Position?

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Over the past two weeks Blackboard had another round of layoffs, likely due to the company missing financial targets. While one estimate places the number at roughly 200, from what I have heard the number is … Continue reading

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