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Higher Education Focus: The Student-Centric Approach

As a leader in Higher Ed, how are you managing the challenges of rising expenses, enrollment pressure, and fierce competition for alumni dollars? More and more institutions are choosing to solve this challenge by using a student-centric approach.  But what does it mean to be student centric?  And, how do you know if you are being effective?  At its core is whether or not an institution is laying the groundwork …Read More

Clarification on Cloud, SaaS and Multi-tenant Language

        This article was originally posted at e-Literate In several recent posts I have argued about the importance of cloud-based platforms, and Michael Feldstein has written some insightful analysis on the subject. Quite often the terms Cloud and SaaS (software as a service) are misunderstood, or at least used differently as the terms get redefined, which is common in technology markets. Last week I wrote a post that included a comment about Desire2Learn and their usage of …Read More

Lore Announcement Shows Promise of Cloud-Based Platforms: Low Cost of Design

This article was originally posted at e-Literate You have to give credit where it’s due – Lore is a fast-moving ed tech startup that is not resting on its laurels. The New York based learning platform company has already rebranded (changing its name from Coursekit to Lore) and rewritten its core platform from the ground up. All in its first year. In their latest press release: Since launching seven months …Read More

Upcoming WCET Webcast: “Why the RFP Process Doesn’t Work in Today’s LMS Market”

This article was originally posted at e-Literate I have written several articles (posted here at e-Literate, here at the Delta Initiative website, and as a guest post at WCET) about the significant changes that the LMS market is undergoing, moving from an enterprise-class, mini-ERP, system to a learning platform. The folks at WCET provide a great set of resources for the higher ed community, and the asked me to set up a webcast on the subject, …Read More