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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentWe continue the focus on Blackboard World this month with an interview with Mr. DevCon, Scott Hurrey Scott has been with Blackboard for many years. In this episode, we learn about his history with the company, which made him focus on computers and coding and what to expect at this year's DevCon event. So get ready to get your geek on with this… (Show more)
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lblakemore
Click to view contentI am excited to announce the 2019 Blackboard Catalyst Award Winners. Each year, we take a moment to recognize and celebrate the innovative achievements of our clients. We do this through the Blackboard Catalyst Awards.   This year we are recognizing 32 clients across 7 categories. We had some incredible submissions that ranged from enabling… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentAfter a break during the US Independence Day week, we are back. This month we focus on the upcoming Blackboard World event in Austin, Texas. This episode welcomes Marissa Carrillo and Vivek Ramgopal who help plan the event. We learn about how they joined Blackboard, their knowledge of previous BbWorlds and what's planned for this year. Grab your… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentAfter a bit of a delay, we have brought you an episode fit for all in the Blackboard Community. Five Blackboard MVPs take on the Ultra and Original experiences. The good, the bad, and the honest come out of our round table members. The Ultra Experience, The Original Experience, and the Blackboard Experience all get the MVP Experience. It's an… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentWe've been on a roll the past few weeks talking about what we hope to cover in our podcast episodes this year. You've heard our thoughts and now we want to hear yours. Please comment on this post with what ideas, topics, and interviews you want to hear us discuss. If you don't want to post the idea in a comment feel free to use our… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentOur two part series with the two Wades of Blackboard wraps up this week. Wade Weichel with Product Management talks about his background and role in helping shape Blackboard. We learn how studying Journalism helps his current position and his work with IMS Global. Sit back for an engaging conversation on this edition of Blackboard Chalk Talks.  … (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis week Casey Eubank turns the interview tables on our third Blackboard Chalk Talk host, Terry Patterson. Learn about what he's been up to in at Austin Community College, where to go during BbWorld 2019 in Austin, what he's interested in interviewing others about, why he's considering writing again, and why tacos are a great breakfast food.… (Show more)
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lblakemore
Click to view contentClients often tell me how an employee has gone above and beyond expectations to help them. We strive to recognize our employees who excel in their work.  This year, we have created a new award to recognize a Blackboard employee or team who has over the past year exemplified our values and advanced our mission to be the best Partner in Change for… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis is the first of two interviews with Blackboard's Wades of Spades, Wade Fields and Wade Weichel. Both are Product Managers for two different experiences of Blackboard Learn. This week, we talk with Wade Fields who works on the Blackboard Learn Ultra experience. Check out his insights and background on this week's edition of Blackboard Chalk… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis is the inaugural edition of our Hot Topics round table discussions. These include a group of members from the Blackboard Community talking about one or two topical events or issues within our community. This edition focuses on Box and the planned replacement of New Box View by Blackboard. We have a great group of folks who bring their… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis episode puts another podcast host in the interviewee seat as Casey Eubank talks about his interests and challenges as a Blackboard administrator at Wichita State University - Tech and learn one of his favorite hobbies. So get ready as we bring up the curtain on this edition of Blackboard Chalk Talks.   Listen… (Show more)
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lblakemore
Click to view contentAs my first blog as your Chief Client Officer, I thought I would take a moment and introduce myself.   I am originally from St.Louis, Missouri but for the past 18 years I have lived in South Bend, Indiana with my wife Corinne and our 2 now teenage daughters (insert appropriate level of anxiety here).    I have been at Blackboard for 4 years… (Show more)
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tjatkin
As I’m writing this, I’m on a plane on my way from Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.    I’m going to LA for a (belated) summer vacation.  Even though I’m not going for work, I’ll get to visit with my friend and fellow Blackboarder Karen Yoshino.  She’s a rock star and I’m excited to get to see her and catch up!   Because I’ve flown this airline… (Show more)
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