McGraw-Hill Companies

Machine Learning and the Future of Education
November 15, 2016 at 12:10 pm

When publishing on the Internet, content creators have considerable insight into what readers are doing, whether it’s where they’ve come from, how much they consume and whether they share content on social media.  This real-time feedback has allowed publishers to tailor content specifically to the needs of their audience. Suffice it to say, with the…

Should Educational Publishers Be Disruptors?
September 27, 2016 at 11:24 am

Call me old-fashioned, but I’ve never warmed to the idea that disruption is a good thing in business. I’m not a fan of companies that set out to disrupt the industries in which they operate (take that, Jeff Bezos and Elizabeth Holmes) and I am particularly skeptical about those that set out to disrupt education,…

McGraw-Hill Education Expands Data Analytics Services with ZogoTech
June 13, 2016 at 2:16 pm

McGraw-Hill Education is getting deeper into the business of data. The education company on Friday announced that it will exclusively sell services from ZogoTech, a data analytics service provider, as part of an ongoing effort to improve student achievement and track progress. ZogoTech has tapped into the higher education market – providing community colleges with…

LearnLaunch, McGraw-Hill Education Team Up To School EdTech Startups
January 21, 2016 at 12:37 pm

Executives from McGraw-Hill Education will mentor local entrepreneurs as part of a partnership with Boston’s LearnLaunch edtech startup accelerator. “Startups play an important role in the digital ecosystem, and as a ‘125-year-old startup’ ourselves, we feel a kinship with them,” Stephen Laster, chief digital officer of McGraw-Hill Education, said in a news release. McGraw-Hill Education…

McGraw-Hill Education Files for An IPO
September 10, 2015 at 4:58 pm

It was reported today that education content maker McGraw-Hill Education is planning to go public. The company best known as a publisher of textbooks and instructional materials, it is reported that the company is investing heavily in developing digital content technology like its “Reading Wonders” and “Economics: Principles and Problems” programs. According to regulatory filings…

Press Release: McGraw-Hill Education Takes Important Step in Open Technology, Enabling Educators to Build Personalized Learning Experiences
April 8, 2015

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (ASU GSV Summit) - Learning technology became more accessible and personal today as McGraw-Hill Education announced a commitment to open technology standards that will lower barriers to integration and allow anyone to build personalized learning experiences that integrate with the company's technologies.

How Book Publishers Are Transforming From Within
April 1, 2015

At the Book Business Live: Executive Summit on Digital Publishing, held in New York City in March, leading publishers from the trade and education sectors gathered to share insight on how they’re managing change and working to reorient their organizations. During the panel “Transforming Your Company for the New Era of Book Publishing,” speakers were asked what maneuvers their organizations are making to thrive in an era of flux.

Technology Forces Us to Ask, "What Has Changed & What Is the Same?"
April 1, 2015

Depending on your point of view, digital technology has either undermined or enabled the book publishing industry. Either way, there's no denying that digital technology has changed publishing. Change is constant, inevitable, and often irreversible. So it goes.