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Are Universities Ready for a Subscription Model?

Over the past years, I’ve been thinking a lot about subscription models. Nowadays, we see this business structure for several services: video-on-demand, music streaming, even meal kits delivered to your porch. The continuous relationship between clients and providers is put at the forefront and remains central to this business structure. At ListEdTech, we have also ... Are Universities Ready for a Subscription Model?  Read More
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SIS Market: Comparing Students in US 4-Year Institutions

We have written a good deal about the SIS market, particularly around the market share, as defined by the number of higher education institutions that a given solution works with and how schools of certain enrollment sizes tend to use particular vendors’ solutions.   This post will look at the SIS market through a slightly different lens- the ... SIS Market: Comparing Students in US 4-Year Institutions  Read More
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Most Common SIS and LMS Used in Community Colleges

Community colleges are often an afterthought in the HigherEd world. Yet, in the United States, there are almost 1,500 institutions, and in Canada, a little over 200. These community colleges north of the 28th parallel register more than 5.5 million students. It is time to specifically showcase community colleges in a post. Today, we want ... Most Common SIS and LMS Used in Community Colleges  Read More
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Market Niches Can Change… But They Usually Don’t

We often believe that companies enter a product category and their client base remains the same over the years. Even if this is true for some companies, others see diversification in their client profiles. In the past, we have produced an analysis of SIS product niches. Today, we expand this analysis of market niches to ... Market Niches Can Change… But They Usually Don’t  Read More
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SIS and LMS Used in School Districts

Have you ever asked yourself: which SIS is used with a given LMS? When an institution considers replacing its learning management system, it may want to know what is the most implemented LMS with its current SIS. At ListEdTech, this type of question fuels our creativity as we like to better understand the data we ... SIS and LMS Used in School Districts  Read More
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The Educause Post Got Traction

Last week’s post got lots of coverage. Some bloggers played with the data to build alternative versions of some graphs, while others commented on the post and generated many remarks on reposts. I would like to thank everyone who shared the Educause post or commented on it. It’s good to see that the edtech community ... The Educause Post Got Traction  Read More
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Details on the K-12 SIS Update

Following our K-12 SIS historical implementation update, we received a few questions and comments that we want to address in this post’s update. This post will help our readers better understand how we created this post and what data was used. One of the questions we got concerns the market share and what it meant. ... Details on the K-12 SIS Update  Read More
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Does the Educause Exhibitor’s Floor Plan Reflect Market Trends in HigherEd IT? The 2022 Update

This week, it’s Educause annual conference with its second in-person participation after the online-only pandemic year. After the 2021 conference, we wrote about the floor plan possibly reflecting the market trend. Will this year’s floor plan show the same results? Research Methodology I first retrieved all floor plans and exhibitors’ lists since 2012 (except for ... Does the Educause Exhibitor’s Floor Plan Reflect Market Trends in HigherEd IT? The 2022 Update  Read More
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Workday: Focus on Student Success

Workday entered the education world about a decade ago. The offering of its HR Management and Financial Management solutions went without saying, but Workday positioned itself in the education world when it launched Workday Student in 2016. Ex-PeopleSoft Employees Founded a New Company Workday was founded in March 2005 following the acquisition of PeopleSoft by Oracle. ... Workday: Focus on Student Success  Read More

SIS Investments Doubled in 2021: Our Numbers

On June 14, 2022, at least three HigherEd-oriented websites (Inside HigherEd; Higher Ed Dive; EdScoop) published articles stating that investments in the SIS product group doubled in 2021. The authors referenced a report by the Tambellini Group. In this post, we want to add some data insights on SIS implementations available in our database. For ... SIS Investments Doubled in 2021: Our Numbers  Read More
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Jenzabar: From a Class Enrollment Portal to a Multi-Product Platform

The story behind Jenzabar is strongly linked to its CEO and Founder Chai Ling. Chai, a Chinese native came to the US in 1990 to study public affairs. She then worked at Bain & Co. where she met her future husband Robert A. Maginn Jr. By the end of the decade, she received an M.B.A. ... Jenzabar: From a Class Enrollment Portal to a Multi-Product Platform  Read More

SIS Product Niches Emerge from New Enrollment Grouping

Last Thursday, we talked about Populi in one of our company profiles. As mentioned in this post, Populi is mostly implemented in smaller religious-oriented institutions. With this update on a post, we wanted to drill down further into the student information system product category. Instead of presenting the enrollment bands with the regular grouping (1-2,499; ... SIS Product Niches Emerge from New Enrollment Grouping  Read More

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Breaking the Mold: A Fresh Perspective on Forecasting Technology Implementation Trends

We all love making predictions. They help us deal with uncertainty, which has undoubtedly come into sharp focus over the past year. The issue with forecasting, however, is that they are often wrong—some spectacularly so. And those involving higher education technology are no exception: just remember those projections about the supposed disruptive power of massive ... Breaking the Mold: A Fresh Perspective on Forecasting Technology Implementation Trends  Read More

Top IT Projects Shaping HigherEd in 2024

Since the publication of this post, we have received questions about how we conducted our research. To create our Top 10, we scanned the content of 81 IT Project websites from North America and Europe. We did not look at institution websites for separate projects like:  We only looked at current projects listed in the ... Top IT Projects Shaping HigherEd in 2024  Read More

Uncovering the Key Patterns in Technology Adoption in Two-Year Colleges 

A recent article in Inside Higher Ed shed light on the challenges institutional leaders at two-year institutions face in adopting technology, specifically technology that supports online learning. The authors discuss how these leaders try to overcome financial constraints, staffing issues, and procurement issues to meet the increased demand for quality online learning at their institutions.   ... Uncovering the Key Patterns in Technology Adoption in Two-Year Colleges   Read More