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Instructure Restructure: Significant layoffs hitting Canvas side of the business (podcast)

Despite the fact that private equity firms usually lay off lots of people, Thoma Bravo, the new expected owner, has promised that it won’t reduce Instructure’s staff on the new path to profitability. That plan was never realistic…

Instructure Restructure: Significant layoffs hitting Canvas side of the business

Out: more than 150 people and satellite offices; In: PE-mandated cultural change #MindWiresLMS

Sale of Instructure to Thoma Bravo Now Complete

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It's official - Instructure sold to private equity firm Thoma Bravo. #MindWiresLMS

Instructure CEO Dan Goldsmith Resigns and New Approach for Bravo Acquisition

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Wow. Instructure's board really wants to sell - let's change the game. #MindWiresLMS

[Updated] According to Bloomberg: Instructure fails to get votes to approve Thoma Bravo acquisition

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According to Bloomberg, Instructure has already failed to get shareholder votes #MindWiresLMS

State of Higher Ed LMS Market for US and Canada: Year-End 2019 Edition

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It has now been a dozen years of sharing the LMS Market share graphic, commonly known as the squid diagram. With the release of our Year-End 2019 report this week to subscribers, it’s time for us to look at updates on the institutional LMS…

The Remarkable Turnaround in Instructure's Position on Future Growth

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From not seeing the market slowdown to emphasizing a rapid decline in growth, in just three months #MindWiresLMS

Instructure Sale Update: No bids received, a third of investor shares now against sale

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This sale is coming down the wire - entering no-shop period with growing investor revolt #MindWiresLMS

Insights From Instructure Preliminary Proxy Statement

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Extensive details on sales process, insight into Canvas future, bit paydays, and Bridge LMS as Schrödinger's cat

Insights from Thoma Bravo and Frontline Education for Instructure’s Possible Future

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Insights from Instructure's planned new parent on potentials for layoffs, price increases, and additional buyouts.