MindWires Newsletters

October 2020: Podcast Discussion “Inflation Conflation”

EdTech Inflation – Expectations for Future Welcome to a special podcast episode of MindWires Musings where we discuss the topic of LMS and other EdTech platforms potential moves to increase pricing. This is a complex subject without simple answers (yet), but one that needs to be considered by schools and vendors and investors alike. Click […]

October 2020: New Data And Insights Into The North American K-12 LMS Market

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September 2020: Podcast Discussing Class for Zoom

Class for Zoom – Is It Real? Welcome to a special podcast episode of MindWires Musings where we discuss the new market entry Class for Zoom, a new product from a new company led by an old hand. Blackboard co-founder and longtime CEO Michael Chasen. Click here for podcast episode or on image below. Please […]

September 2020: LMS Market Heating Up

A Year Like No Other We’ve all known that 2020 is a year like no other (and let’s hope that includes future year comparisons), and we know that LMS usage is increasing across the board as schools rely largely on remote and hybrid education. But there has been an open question whether the LMS market […]

September 2020 Miami Meltdown (podcast)

Dear EdTech Market Analysis Subscribers, We’re happy to provide early access to our next episode of MindWires Musings, where we discuss the non-COVID news of the day or week in a more casual format. A true discussion. This access is intended for current LMS Market Analysis subscribers, although we are likely to cross-post this story […]

September 2020 Changes to Services for Vendors and Investors

Dear Past and Current LMS Market Analysis Subscribers, After our past four years with the LMS Market Analysis subscription, we are making some changes to the services to reflect many of the requests from you, our past and current subscribers. Today we are rolling out the new plans for Vendors and Investors. Soon we will […]

July 2020 Observations on Virtual Events (podcast)

Dear EdTech Market Analysis Subscribers, We’re happy to provide exclusive access to our next episode of MindWires Musings, where we discuss the non-COVID news of the day or week in a more casual format. A true discussion. This access is intended for current LMS Market Analysis subscribers while we redesign our future market analysis offerings. […]

July 2020 Clarification and Updates

Dear LMS Market Analysis Subscribers, We have two items to share with you: first, a clarification on Blackboard and the podcast; second, an update on survey results touching on LMS usage. Clarification on recent podcast In our most recent MindWires Musings episode we shared on Sunday, we looked ahead to BbWorld and D2L Fusion conferences […]

July 2020 Upcoming LMS Conferences for Blackboard and D2L

Dear LMS Market Analysis Subscribers, We’re happy to provide exclusive access to our next episode of MindWires Musings, where we discuss the non-COVID news of the day or week in a more casual format. A true discussion. This access is intended for current LMS Market Analysis subscribers while we redesign our future market analysis offerings. […]

June 2020 LMS Market Challenges (podcast)

Dear LMS Market Analysis Subscribers, We’re happy to provide exclusive access to our next episode of MindWires Musings, where we discuss the non-COVID news of the day or week in a more casual format. A true discussion. This access is intended for current LMS Market Analysis subscribers while we redesign our future market analysis offerings. […]

June 2020 LMS Market Update – Instructure Restructure Podcast Discussion

Dear LMS Market Analysis Subscribers, As part of our refinement of the LMS Market Analysis services, we are developing targeted content to explore subjects in more depth. One model we’re developing is a podcast series – MindWires Musings – to discuss the non-COVID news of the day or week in a more casual format. A […]

May 2020 LMS Market Update – Instructure Layoffs and New Competitor AULA

Dear LMS Market Analysis Subscribers, In case you missed it our email earlier in the week, please note that we are removing the auto-renewing subscription nature of our LMS Market Analysis service. We also plan to introduce offerings more targeted towards different groups – institutions, EdTech vendors, and EdTech investors. Expect to see more info […]