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Interview with Josh Coates, CEO of Instructure, on today’s IPO

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) Instructure, maker of the Canvas (higher ed and K-12 markets) LMS and Bridge (corporate learning market) LMS, held their Initial Public Offering today. Prior to the IPO, Wall Street analysts focused on the company’s growth, … Continue reading

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Instructure Is Truly Anomalous

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) Phil started his last post with the following: I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is … Continue reading

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Instructure: Accelerating growth in 3 parallel markets

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) I’m not sure which is more surprising – Instructure’s continued growth with no major hiccups or their competitors’ inability after a half-decade to understand and accept what is at its core a very simple strategy. Despite … Continue reading

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InstructureCon: Canvas LMS has different competition now

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) For the first few years of the Canvas LMS, Instructure’s core message was ‘Canvas is better than Blackboard’. This positioning was thinly veiled in the company’s 2011 spoof of the Apple / 1984 commercial and even … Continue reading

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Everybody Wants to MOOC the World

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) You may have seen this week’s announcement from Instructure of their new Canvas Network to support MOOCs and other open courses. Blackboard has already been dipping its toe in this water, having had Curtiss Bonk run … Continue reading

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