Open SUNY OPM RFI Response

Introduction The State University of New York Systems Administration’s Open SUNY department recently put out a Request for Information (RFI) regarding an ambitious set of goals for expanding their online learning programs across the entire 64-campus system. Although the RFI never used the term “Online Program Management (OPM)”, the request is clearly written with OPMs in mind. This is an area of the market where MindWires is increasingly involved with helping academia understand the options and plan for success, both through our consulting engagements and through our public analysis on e-Literate. As we wrote our response to SUNY’s request, we…

And So It Begins

My first encounter with Phil was through this image he published as part of his work with the Cal State system: It was chart-love at first sight. It was clear to me from the very beginning that Phil and I have complementary ways of seeing the world. I really enjoyed reading his work. Pretty soon we started blogging together. That worked really well. We really got to know each other, professionally, through our writing. And so by late 2012, when we each decided independently that we needed to move on to a new gig, it seemed natural for us to…