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Blackboard Brain Drain: One third of executive team leaves in past 3 months

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) In August 2013 Michael described Ray Henderson’s departure from an operational role at Blackboard. As of the end of 2014, Ray is no longer on the board of directors at Blackboard either. He is focusing … Continue reading

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Blackboard’s Big News that Nobody Noticed

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) This week was both D2L’s FUSION conference and Blackboard’s BbWorld. The conventional wisdom going around is that there was no big news out of either conference. In Blackboard’s case, that’s just not true. In fact, … Continue reading

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Blackboard’s Perceptis Acquisition Offers Clues into Company’s Strategy

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1033) Yesterday Blackboard announced that they acquired Perceptis, a provider of help desk and financial aid support services for colleges and universities. In and of itself, this is not a huge acquisition. Perceptis has 33 clients, … Continue reading

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Two-Year Anniversary of Blackboard Acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Two years ago today, Blackboard made a dramatic change of course with a series of public announcements: Blackboard acquired two Moodle hosting and service providers — Moodlerooms in the US and NetSpot in Australia (although they had … Continue reading

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Update: Blackboard and Washington Post change the employee count

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Well that was a major change. As I noted yesterday, Blackboard described its reorganization efforts to the Washington Post for its Saturday profile of the company and CEO Jay Bhatt. Blackboard today is completely reorganized, … Continue reading

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