Tuesday, July 14, 2015

RPP #133: Blackboard Ultra: Interview with Mark Strassman

  • Interview with Mark Strassman, Senior Vice President, Industry and Product Management, Blackboard Inc.
    • Mark Strassman oversees the company's product and integrated
      portfolio strategy to ensure Blackboard continues to build solutions that serve institutions, administrators, educators and students. 
    • We discuss the new Blackboard Ultra:
      • What are Core, Essentials, Insight, Student Retention?
      • What is the update roadmap for hosted systems?
      • Versions of Ultra SaaS, multi-tenant, single-tenant
      • New web REST API
      • Is Ultra completely adaptive/responsive? 
      • New Bb Student app
      • Ultra workflows subset for Community
      • Mobile compatibility; adaptive design
      • Future of Mosaic
      • "Persona Apps" 
      • New Collaborate Ultra
    • Links
    • Podsafe Music Selection
    • Duration: 35:26