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I worked at Wimba full-time (More than 5 years)
Lots of engineers with the right attitude and a real chance to improve online education. Product managers are committed and talented.
Often spent time dealing with drama from political foes. Design of software was very top down. Company kept pinning hope on new employees who either weren't enough to get the company to change its inertia by themselves or sweet talked their way into high level positions and then ran amok.
Advice to Management
Watch out for bad actors among the employees.
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Wimba develops software products used in Web-based learning and online communications. The company's Collaboration suite of software tools is marketed primarily to the education industry for the purpose of conducting online classes and meetings, delivering Webcasts, and facilitating training. Wimba offers similar products tailored for academic publishers. Its customers include public school districts and universities in North America (Kansas State and Boston University) and Europe (Università Bocconi and the University of Reading). The company, which has clients in ...