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Blackboard Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • March 2015
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  • Global Data
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  • 20 pages

Blackboard Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.


- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


Blackboard Inc. (Blackboard) provides enterprise technology and innovative solutions to the education industry. The company operates its business through seven platforms, which include Blackboard Learn, Blackboard Connect, Blackboard Transact, Blackboard Collaborate, Blackboard Analytics, Blackboard Engage and Blackboard Mobile. The Blackboard Learn provides a foundation for assessing the learner inside and beyond a classroom. The Blackboard Connect platform provides time-sensitive information through voice, text, e-mail and others. The Blackboard Transact offers technology that efficiently improves the student experience outside the classroom while making the lives of students more convenient and secure. Blackboard Collaborate offers a learning platform designed especially for education. Blackboard Analytics is a data warehousing and analytics system. Blackboard Engage is a one-stop information hub for K-12 parents, teachers and administrators. The Blackboard Mobile provides information related to institutes application, courses and community information. Its geographic operations are spread across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company is headquartered in Washington, the US.

The company’s strategic intent focuses on complementing its offering portfolio through inorganic growth initiatives. In line, the company acquired ParentLink, one of the leading providers of mobile applications for K-12 school districts.

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Table Of Contents

Blackboard Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Blackboard Inc. - Key Facts 4
Blackboard Inc. - Key Employees 5
Blackboard Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 6
Blackboard Inc. - Major Products and Services 7
Blackboard Inc. - History 8
Blackboard Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Blackboard Inc. - Business Description 14
Blackboard Inc. - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Blackboard Inc. - Strengths 15
Strength - Blackboard Learn Platform 15
Strength - Customer Base 15
Blackboard Inc. - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Patent Infringements 16
Blackboard Inc. - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 17
Opportunity - Growing E-Learning Market 17
Opportunity - Robust RandD Activities 17
Blackboard Inc. - Threats 18
Threat - Dependence on Third-party 18
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 18
Threat - Highly Competitive Market 18
Threat - Security Breach 18
Blackboard Inc. - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 - Appendix 20
Methodology 20
About GlobalData 20
Contact Us 20
Disclaimer 20

List of Tables

Blackboard Inc., Key Facts 4
Blackboard Inc., Key Employees 5
Blackboard Inc., Key Employee Biographies 6
Blackboard Inc., Major Products and Services 7
Blackboard Inc., History 8
Blackboard Inc., Other Locations 12
Blackboard Inc., Subsidiaries 13
Blackboard Inc., Key Competitors 19

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