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Interview With Desire2Learn CEO John Baker

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 at the Sakai conference, what … Continue reading

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Is Blackboard's Lawyer Calling D2L's Customers?

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 to be twofold: (1) to … Continue reading

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Why Desire2Learn CEO John Baker is Our Hero

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 financial perspective, it is clearly … Continue reading

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