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Request for Proposals Data for the last 7 months - LisTedTECH

RFP Data – Market Priorities

As mentioned in a previous post, we have started to track RFP data. The primary reason we are interested in the RFP data is to help us better understand future trends in system implementations. This also gives us an additional indicator of which institutions might change their systems, which is our core business. In addition ... RFP Data – Market Priorities  Read More
Student Success Market - LisTedTECH

PowerSchool and EAB to Acquire Hobsons’ Products

On February 18, 2021, the edtech world learned that parts of Hobsons were about to be dismantled and sold to two companies. Naviance and Intersect products will soon be part of the PowerSchool portfolio, an acquisition marked at $320 million, while Starfish will be transferred to EAB for about $90 million. In one of our ... PowerSchool and EAB to Acquire Hobsons’ Products  Read More
PowerSchool's Running Number of SIS Implementations - LisTedTECH

PowerSchool: The Path to Dominate the K-12 Market

Like many IT stories in the 1980s and 1990s, the creation of PowerSchool initiated from one specific need: getting attendance tracking (as well as other information) to be sent through the school district’s network. From this initial class project, Greg Porter (founder of PowerSchool) worked on his project to build the first version of PowerSchool ... PowerSchool: The Path to Dominate the K-12 Market  Read More
Blackbaud HigherEd Educational Clients Gain and Loss - LisTedTECH

Cyber Attack Towards Blackbaud: Class Actions Have Been Filed

Over the course of May, June, and July 2020, Blackbaud suffered a ransomware cyber-attack. At this time, the hacker was able to access personal information in the company database: names, titles, gender, dates of birth, student numbers, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses as well as LinkedIn profile URLs. From what the company has said, the ... Cyber Attack Towards Blackbaud: Class Actions Have Been Filed  Read More
Blackbaud Users - LisTedTECH

Blackbaud’s Cyber-Attack

We have mapped out the institutions that have been affected.

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Evolution of Covid-19 Dates - LisTedTECH

Evolution of Covid-19 dates

Predicting the End of Distance Learning

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K12 LisTedTECH PowerSchool - LisTedTECH

PowerSchool acquires Schoology: the K-12 landscape is changing

On October 24, it was announced that PowerSchool signed an agreement to acquire Schoology. Let’s have a closer look at this soon-to-be purchase transaction to see how the companies will benefit from this acquisition. First, let’s outline the profiles of PowerSchool and Schoology. Founded in 1997, PowerSchool is known to offer a comprehensive K-12 student ... PowerSchool acquires Schoology: the K-12 landscape is changing  Read More
Historical Analysis - LisTedTECH

Best of Breed versus Best of Suite

Bigger institutions are moving toward the ‘Best of Breed" approach while smaller institutions seem happy with a unified suite.

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Student Data - LisTedTECH

EdTech Companies with the Most Student Data

Not surprisingly, Google and Microsoft have the most data largely due to their email systems. Google also has a significant amount of K12 LMS data because of the popular Classroom system.

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Closed USA Schools - LisTedTECH

Christensen Scorecard: Data visualization of US postsecondary institution closures and mergers

Christensen Scorecard: Data visualization of US postsecondary institution closures and mergers

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New Cloud implementations Systems - LisTedTECH

Canada’s Higher Education Institutions are Moving to the Cloud

With last week’s announcement of Oracle setting up its own Canadian cloud service -this, following in the footsteps of Google (2018), AWS (2017), Azure (2016) and IBM (2015), it got me thinking how Canadian colleges and Universities have progressed in terms of moving their systems to the cloud. In the past, we have heard stories ... Canada’s Higher Education Institutions are Moving to the Cloud  Read More
New LMS in HigherEd - LisTedTECH

The U.S. is not actually dominating university rankings. Here’s why.

I’m always amazed by the amount of institutions that the United States has in the top 100, 200, 300 or 400 of World university rankings.  It always has more than any other country. This amount has been decreasing in the last few years but it’s still four times as many as its closest competition. The ... The U.S. is not actually dominating university rankings. Here’s why.  Read More

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Anthology and Blackboard to Merge Into a Massive New Company

On September 13th, Anthology and Blackboard announced they will merge by the end of 2021. This transaction will “create the most comprehensive EdTech ecosystem across academic, administrative and student engagement applications”, mentioned the joint press release. This mega-company will serve more than 150 million users spread over 4,000 campuses in 90+ countries.  A long-time learning ... Anthology and Blackboard to Merge Into a Massive New Company  Read More
Jenzabar Upgrades vs New Implementations - LisTedTECH

Distinguishing Product Upgrades from (New) Implementations

At LISTedTECH, we often talk about new implementations and their impact on company market share. We define new implementations as the initial implementation of one company’s product in a specific product category. When an institution selects, for example, Blackboard Ultra after it initially implemented Blackboard Learn, we don’t flag it as a new implementation; we ... Distinguishing Product Upgrades from (New) Implementations  Read More
This Week In Review
September 14th to September 20th

This Week In Review – September 14th to September 20th

Merger Anthology and Blackboard Merging to Create Massive Ed Tech Ecosystem Anthology and Blackboard are merging into a yet unnamed company that shall offer a broad edtech ecosystem from enrollment management and alumni fundraising to communication tools and student success solutions. Led by Jim Milton, this new company “[…]will have a data-driven product portfolio that ... This Week In Review – September 14th to September 20th  Read More

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