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Year-end Updates on e-Literate News Posts

By Phil HillMore Posts (318) For my final 2014 post, I thought it would be interesting to provide year-end updates to some news posts on e-Literate over the past year. You’ll notice that there is somewhat of an emphasis on negative … Continue reading

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e-Literate Top 20 Posts For 2014

By Phil HillMore Posts (318) I typically don’t write year-end reviews or top 10 (or 20) lists, but I need to work on our consulting company finances. At this point, any distraction seems more enjoyable than working in QuickBooks. We’ve … Continue reading

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Say What? Buzzfeed follows up on D2L story with solid reporting

By Phil HillMore Posts (318) In a post last month I questioned the growth claims that D2L was pushing to the media based on their recent massive funding round. A key part of the article was pointing out the lack … Continue reading

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D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic

By Phil HillMore Posts (318) Yesterday D2L announced a second round of investment, this time raising $85 million (a mix of debt and equity) to go with their $80 million round two years ago (see EDUKWEST for a useful roundup of … Continue reading

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Six Months After Layoffs: No signs of growth at Desire2Learn

By Phil HillMore Posts (318) Late last year I wrote a post about Desire2Learn’s laying off more than 7% of the workforce, speculating that something had changed at the company. In particular, I didn’t buy the company line about continued growth. … Continue reading

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