Allowing teams to do their work is the hard part. Michael and I do a fair bit of work on topics like product-market fit and validating clients’ product and market strategies. We recently completed work with a company that I would characterize as a good exemplar of a “great” product team. In fact, during one […]
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To get the model right, we need to inspect the value chain more closely. It’s been a COVID- and US national politics-blurred couple of months since I last posted here. Much has transpired in those months and it’s clear that nothing in education and EdTech will be the same as it was, and yet we […]
It’s time for “courseware” to lose it’s connotation of a canned product and become a medium for academic collaboration on continuous improvement of teaching effectiveness.
Gang, don’t forget that this week’s Blursday Social guest is Phil Hill. Blursday Socials are conversational, so we’ll all talk about whatever the folks who show up want to talk about. But here are a few topics on my mind for a conversation with Phil: Curricular materials trends: Phil recently updated his cost analysis of […]
We should not give up on the goal providing the high-value experience of seminars to every student. And I don’t think we have to.
In my recent first look at Engageli, I wrote about the importance of scaling the humanities seminar. The short version is that budget pressures will force universities to make cuts to programs that are the most costly to run. Since STEM programs tend to generate more grant money and social sciences programs can often teach […]