06 septembre 2018

Tim O'Reilly interview: Digital Rights

Tim O'Reilly interview: Digital Rights Management is a Non-starter
Digital rights management (DRM) will not succeed, argued publisher Tim O'Reilly in this interview. By DRM, though, O'Reilly means the enforcement of rights through encryption or other security. More...

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05 septembre 2018

Welcome to CourseWork!

Welcome to CourseWork!
Vendors of commercial LMS and course management systems must be wondering what new product line they can pursue. This announcement is yet another in the list of free, open source course management systems. More...

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31 août 2018

LinkedIn research shows the importance of skill and competency management

LinkedIn research shows the importance of skill and competency management
Steven Forth, TeamFit, 2018/07/30
Referencing the LinkedIn 2018 Workplace Learning Report (51 page PDF) Steven Forth points to "the growing importance of skill management." Though it sounds like a fairly obvious thing to address, skills management is a moving target. More...

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Is Blackboard dying? The latest instalment in LMS wars.

Is Blackboard dying? The latest instalment in LMS wars.
Tony Bates, Online learning and distance education resources, 2018/07/18

There's been a fair bit of discussion in the e-learning trade press about e-Literate's recent article noting that Canvas has overtaken Blackboard in the LMS space. The tipping point here is meaningless, but Tony Bates notes "Much more significantly, Feldstein claims that Blackboard is in serious financial trouble, needing to make increasingly large interest payments to its private equity owner, Providence Equity, arising from the time that Providence Equity bought Blackboard. To quote Feldstein: 'So because of its financing, Blackboard’s continuing loss of market share is at the tipping point of changing from a serious problem to an existential threat.'" Maybe, but so what. More...

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26 août 2018

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it (AUR 60 02)

The image of the successful manager in Australia has traditionally been of ‘the happy-go-lucky good-looking bloke with a bit of jaunty bravado, good sportsmanship, mateship and loyalty’. It is an enduring image that nevertheless is now out of step with the realities of the current Australian workplace and effective leadership. More...

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25 août 2018

Response to MoodleNews: Some considerations for critical reading of market sizing claims

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . There is an interesting post at MoodleNews titled "Open Source LMS Alive And Well: Moodle Breaks World Higher Ed Records, Tops North America, Grows Everywhere" looking at some of our recent LMS market data, focusing primarily on what the data reveal about open source systems such as Moodle, Sakai, Claroline, and Chamilo. More...

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Schoology, NEO, Claroline, Chamilo: The beginning of the LMS long tail

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . We have described how the global LMS market is converging in the sense that the Big Four - Moodle, Blackboard, Instructure, and D2L - end up being the primary competitors in more and more global regions, often with similar dynamics. We have also described Sakai and its decline in some detail. But what about the next level down? Let's consider four LMS solutions that are still quite active but with fewer institutional users than Sakai - Schoology (whom we have described before), NEO, Claroline, and Chamilo. More...

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Transitioning to a new advising structure at Northern Arizona University

eCampus NewsHow Northern Arizona turned several systems into one cohesive management platform to improve its advising offerings. More...

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University System of N.H. undergoes spend management transformation with JAGGAER

University Business Magazine logoJAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company, proudly announces that the University System of New Hampshire has selected JAGGAER’s full suite of S2P solutions in a significant upgrade from their existing system. More...

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24 août 2018

College now offering advanced manufacturing, supply chain management programs

University Business Magazine logoGateway Technical College has launched two new degree programs aimed at helping fill the pipeline of new jobs Foxconn Technology Group will bring to southeastern Wisconsin. More...

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