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Populi: Designed for Smaller Institutions

Populi is fundamentally different in its business approach. Instead of proposing one solution in one product category and building their company from there, the company chose to target one specific client type: smaller colleges. And from there, they offered them an all-in-one software suite. At first, we had doubts about this company. How can they ... Populi: Designed for Smaller Institutions  Read More
PowerSchool's Running Number of SIS Implementations

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
Ellucian Acquires CampusLogic to Enhance its Portfolio - LISTedTECH

Ellucian Acquires CampusLogic to Enhance its Portfolio

What can push a company renowned for its SIS and ERP solutions to purchase a company in the financial aid category? This is probably what people asked when they read about the most recent acquisition made by Ellucian. The main reason for such purchases is mainly linked to potential growth in the client base or ... Ellucian Acquires CampusLogic to Enhance its Portfolio  Read More
Some Data Context on "[SIS] Difficulties Frustrate Universities" - LISTedTECH

Some Data Context on “[SIS] Difficulties Frustrate Universities”

On January 11, we came across an excellent article written by Suzanne Smalley on Inside Higher Ed titled “Student Information System Difficulties Frustrate Universities” regarding the struggles universities face when it comes to implementing new student information systems. We would like to offer some data context on this article. We encourage you to read the ... Some Data Context on “[SIS] Difficulties Frustrate Universities”  Read More
Number of Clients by World Regions

Ellucian-D2L Expanded Partnership

The last few weeks were worthy of a Hollywood movie for D2L. First, they announced at the end of September 2021 that they will soon go public. Then, we learned in mid-October that their initial public offering (IPO) would value them at over US$1-billion. And, as the icing on the cake, Ellucian expanded its partnership ... Ellucian-D2L Expanded Partnership  Read More
Athology Blackboard Overlap - LisTedTECH

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
SIS Decomissions - LisTedTECH

Which Products is Workday Student Replacing?

Since its inception in 2005, Workday steadily increased its market share in the human capital management product category. At first focusing on national and multinational companies like Aviva, CAE and Time Warner, Workday has now created the Student Solution. An increasing number of HigherEd institutions now consider replacing their student information systems with this solution. ... Which Products is Workday Student Replacing?  Read More
SIS Companies vs Non SIS Company Products - LisTedTECH

Are Student Information Systems Being Replaced?

As you may have noticed, HigherEd evolves in a pendulum motion. At the university level, we can observe movements of centralization of services being depleted over time in favour of a decentralization favouring services in faculties and schools to then return to a central decision-making process a few years later. With IT systems being implemented ... Are Student Information Systems Being Replaced?  Read More
Cross Registration - LisTedTECH

Quottly – Helping Students Graduate on Time

Student graduation rate is a challenge that many universities and colleges face. We often see student success/retention systems being implemented to tackle this situation, but what about coming back to the basics and simply helping them find courses to finish their program? As part of our monthly series on edtech companies, this month, we showcase ... Quottly – Helping Students Graduate on Time  Read More
New Ellucian Implementations that are Hosted - LisTedTECH

Cloud Nine for Ellucian

Ellucian had their yearly conference Ellucian live 2021 last week. During the event, we saw several announcements about their cloud implementations. At LISTedTECH, we like to use this type of affirmations to help validate our data. We decided to use this occasion to share it. As a general rule, we are able to gather 80% ... Cloud Nine for Ellucian  Read More
HigherEd SIS History - LisTedTECH

Historical SIS Market for HigherEd Institutions – November 2020 Update

I am happy to share that 23 new systems are now part of this graph.

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