September 5, Washington, D.C —Lightspeed Technologies, Inc., has chosen the BLEgroup to gain vital product development insights, leveraging the group’s platform to get answers to critical questions about product development, pilot program implementation and district trends.
Applying innovative technology in designing intuitive, effective classroom audio solutions, Lightspeed seeks input from district leaders to strengthen the listening and learning environment for every child. The BLEgroup, a leading support for publishers and educational firms, provides access to the top 150 districts’ education tech leaders, CIOs and superintendents, as well as support in implementation, strategic alliances planning and finding/facilitating product pilot sites.
To boost collaboration, the BLEgroup platform also allows Lightspeed to approach pilot site opportunities within their target demographic, enabling them to make informed development decisions in an increasingly symbiotic partnership.
“One of the BLEgroup’s biggest differentiators is the sophisticated product development piece. It’s difficult to get in front of the right district decision-makers, yet the BLEgroup has given us access to these people,” states David Solomon, VP of Marketing at Lightspeed. “We do all of our own development in house but need the expertise of the 150 BLE members to help guide and shape our products. The BLEgroup also provides us with our much-needed pilot site management to ensure we gather data that’s critical to our product success.”
“It’s exciting to see our platform used to help drive Lightspeed’s business by providing insight into district sentiment and potential new revenue streams,” adds BLEgroup CEO and founder, Eliot Levinson. “The BLEgroup believes in Lightspeed’s mission and the unique benefits their classroom audio solutions offer learning environments around the globe. We look forward to continuing to enhance their operations with vital business intelligence gathered from the top district decision-makers across the US.”
The BLEgroup already has significant momentum in the ed tech product development market, making it possible for companies like Lightspeed to connect to the district leader ecosystem. By adding the tech-savvy district leader dimension, the BLEgroup brings a previously missing piece to the puzzle of product development.
About Lightspeed Technologies
Established in 1990, Lightspeed Technologies is the trusted provider of classroom audio solutions. They believe strengthening the connection between teachers and students is at the heart of learning, and Lightspeed classroom audio systems allow teachers to speak in normal conversational tones so every child has an equal opportunity to hear the instruction. From traditional installed systems with ceiling speakers to the new REDCAT all-in-one, no-install system, Lightspeed is proud to offer the very finest in classroom audio technology. For more information, visit www.lightspeed-tek.com.
About BLEgroup
The BLEgroup is dedicated to the strategic use of technology for improved outcomes and operational efficiency. They provide services to technology firms, education publishers, schools and financial institutions working in the education sector. For more information, visit www.blegroup.com
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