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Recent Developments

D2L is parlaying its successes in the education market to enterprise customers with Brightspace for Enterprise, which aims to boost corporate learning Social, Mobile and Video Content, gamification tools as well as analytics to measure engagement and progress.

Desire2Learn Key Enterprise & Cloud Applications

Core Learning products - Brightspace Learning Environment, Brightspace ePortfolio, Brightspace Learning Repository; Advanced Analytics products - Brightspace Insights, Brightspace Degree Compass, Brightspace LeaP; Complementary products - Brightspace Assignment Grader, Brightspace Binder, Brightspace Campus Life, Brightspace Cource Catalog, Brightspace Capture, Brightspace Binder Shop, Brightspace Open Courses and Brightspace Pulse

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Desire2Learn Strengths

Desire2Learn sells Cloud-based learning applications, which have attracted over 1.150 clients in higher education, K-12, healthcare, government and the corporate sector. D2L is the creator of Brightspace, an online teaching and learning platform.


In July 2014, D2L announces it is supercharging its ILP by providing groundbreaking new features and partnerships designed to personalize education and eliminate the achievement gap. D2L ILP provides full integration of its adaptive learning solutions (D2L LeaP), more robust analytics, game-baseb learning, an expanded mobile offering with Windows 8 capabilities ant the newes education content all within a single, open platform. It also announcet that tis ILP has been branded as Brightspace, industry's most complete solutions for integrated learning with support for over 100 new applications. The Brightspace platform is further enhanced by various tier one partnerships also announced that D2L has partnered with IBM to embed its Cognos business intelligence engine into D2L Insights and that has collaborated with Microsoft to expand its mobile offering with a Windows 8 mobile app for D2L Binder.


Also in June 2015, D2L unveils the newest version of its Brightspace Insights analytics suite, marking a significant step forward in technology's role in advancing learning globally. With this release, D2L is the first LMS provider to aggregate and capture streamed student data from across the entire learning ecosystem (including learning apps, content publishers, online tools and different learning management systems) and empower instructors to act on one complete view of the student at the moment of learning. 

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Desire2Learn Revenues, $M:

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* Enterprise Applications Revenues = License + Support & Maintenance + SaaS
** All revenue figures are estimates based on public records, Cloud and Non-Cloud business models in Apps Run The World's vendor database, and annual survey results including vendor feedback.

Desire2Learn Revenue Breakdown By Type, $M:

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Desire2Learn Revenues By Region, $M

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Desire2Learn 2015 Direct vs Indirect sales

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Desire2Learn Customers

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Desire2Learn Opportunities

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Desire2Learn Risks

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Desire2Learn Ecosystem

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Research Methodology

Data used in research reports are derived from publicly available documents, continuous surveys of applications vendors, customers, resellers, Independent Software Vendors, systems integrators and other verifiable sources.

Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).

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