CDU Update April 2018

Blog Post created by bsearle on Apr 17, 2018

Hosting - Bb Managed Hosted, Diamond Client

Environments - Production, Staging and Test

Current Release – Bb Learn 9.1 Q4,2016

Next Upgrade – July 2018, (Bb Learn SaaS, Q2, 2018)


Bb License -  Community, Content Management System, Bb App, Modo Labs, Social Profiles and Tools, Blackboard Portfolios, Bb Collaborate (Original/Ultra), Bb A4L, SQL Reporting Services, Pyramid Analytics, VoiceThread, Bb Smart View (help desk sevices) Bb Student Services (Student and staff help desk)

Other Building blocks/plugins/LTI tools include -


Explorance (Student Evaluation)


Accreditation Data (Custom B2)       

Log in As

Basic LTI


Bb Collaborate Original

Respondus LockDown Browser (entreprise wide)

Bb Collaborate Ultra Experience (soft launch)

Studiosity (formerly YourTutor)

Blackboard App

EesySoft - EesyMessaging & EesySupport (Semester 1 launch targeting students)


In Progress-

Bb Learn SaaS Migration and upgrade Bb Learn
LTI - Catapult E-learning (VET online)

SIS Framework
Muti-year agreement Blackboard
Single Sign On

EesySoft - EesyMessaging & EesySupport (Semester 2 launch targeting staff)
Modo Labs CDU Mobile Application

Under Review-

ShareStream SaaS model

Bb Ally (evaluation)

Under consideration-

ePortfolio Tools

E-Texts and Partner Cloud


Interested In Feedback About-

e-portfilio tools being used by the others

Migration to Bb Learn SaaS
UAT processes and steps