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Seven Things We Mostly Know About the Planned Instructure Acquisition and Three We Don't

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7 things we mostly know, and 3 things we don't, about Instructure's plan to be acquired.

Why Instructure’s News Matters: Big Tech

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Instructure announced review of alternatives that might include being sold. Some context around Big Tech.

Why Instructure’s News Matters: Market history

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Instructure announced review of alternatives that might include being sold. Some historical context.

Did Instructure Refute LMS Market Slowdown? It’s a matter of semantics

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Instructure is changing definitions of what Canvas is, confusing the subject of whether the LMS market is slowing

About the PowerSchool Acquisition of Schoology

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PowerSchool reaches agreement to acquire Schoology - what can we learn by looking at new LMS market data?

LMS Decommissions: A view of lost clients and campus closures

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We talk a lot about which LMS solution is winning deals, but who is losing customers?

BbWorld 2019: Multiple signs of progress but questionable results

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A much better conference than last year, with progress on many fronts . . . but does it matter?

Postscript on D2L Fusion and LMS Market Slowdown

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Despite some wins for D2L this summer, we maintain our view that the LMS market has slowed down since last year with fewer competitive bids available.