"When a new online degree program is announced in the press, the program title is followed by a platform partnership. We often hear about Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMSCS) 'on Udacity' or 'on edX.' It is usually an over-simplification; each program makes use of multiple learning platforms."—Source: The EvoLLLution
WHY THIS MATTERS:
For a platform to integrate well into the higher ed tech ecosystem, interoperability is key. Functions and features matter less compared to streamlining usability — tools aren't as useful if they cannot be utilized in conjunction.