It is no wonder the old CFO is gone and a new one is in place now. The top is filled with nothing but process obsessed IBM failures. This is my personal opinion.
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Had been there only 90 days after BB aggressively recruited me. Be very careful going in, I know many folks who were laid off in the same time period. The fish rots from the head!
My experience with BB was not good. The mgmt is substandard, they are overly aggressive and they market the hell out of everything. I do not trust their numbers, it's my gut feeling and I have nothing to back this up but everything at Blackboard... read more
One more time.
More layoffs in Killeen today, 03.21.2017. Appears to be the norm with Blackboard.
Seems to be much more targeted this time. Implied that it's driven by the new direction the new CEO wants to move the company in
The company is up for sale - more layoffs will come, 100 were just laid off
As usual, Bb laid off about 200 people (some were called position eliminations or not filling open spots) in order to try and make their numbers look good to private equity ownership and potential buyers. This has been repeated every year since... read more
Blackboard laid off about 100 people this fall due to poor financial performance - no growth and high costs - and apparently is continuing to "restructure" and eliminate positions at the end of the year.
Blackboard Inc. has laid off 90 employees, according to a source with knowledge of the job cuts, the second major round of layoffs since the education technology company’s $1.64 billion buyout by Providence Equity Partners LLC last year. The staff... read more
Blackboard has been know to buy competitors and to dismantle them imediately after the purchase - look what happened to Prometheus or WebCT...