Tag Archives: John-Baker

Giving D2L Credit Where Credit Is Due

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) Michael and I have made several specific criticisms of D2L’s marketing claims lately culminating in this blog post about examples based on work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and California State University at Long Beach … Continue reading

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68% of Statistics Are Meaningless, D2L Edition

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) Two years ago, I wrote about how D2L’s analytics package looked serious and potentially ground-breaking, but that there were serious architectural issues with the underlying platform that were preventing the product from working properly for … Continue reading

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Interview With Desire2Learn CEO John Baker

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) As promised, here’s the interview: I have a couple of take-aways from both the interview and the conference. First of all, I was astonished at how much D2L is growing. Based on what I saw … Continue reading

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Is Blackboard's Lawyer Calling D2L's Customers?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) Here’s an interesting bit from D2L’s patent blog: Clients have been calling us to let us know that Matthew Small, General Counsel of Blackboard, has been calling them. From what we understand, his purpose appears … Continue reading

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Why Desire2Learn CEO John Baker is Our Hero

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) While most folks paying attention to the Blackboard patent scandal have sympathy for Desire2Learn, I’m not sure how many people realize just how altruistic the company is being by fighting the patent. From a purely … Continue reading

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