The results of a nationwide survey about technology in higher education suggest that the growth of mobile computing on campus has been dramatic in the last year, but that despite the attention paid to cloud computing, most universities are taking a wait-and-see approach for most applications beyond e-mail.
Desire2Learn has released an update to Campus Life, a mobile communications and collaboration tool for education.
The Office of Information Technology at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, has deployed a free app for students, faculty, and staff.
Oracle is launching an enterprise collaboration and social networking tool, Oracle Social Network, which will be offered as part of the new Oracle Public Cloud services.
Open source ed tech services provider Unicon is launching new services for uMobile, a project of Jasig that provides a framework for delivering information to mobile devices.
Looking to improve access for its global student body, Northeastern University College of Business Administration was willing to undergo the hardships of being a beta partner to get the mobile-optimized site it wanted.
Four universities in the United States have started offering their students a speedy way to recharge their cell phones and tablets.
The proliferation of consumer technology on campuses has created new challenges for IT departments. Will the pendulum swing back toward centralized IT, or is consumerization knocking down the old ways forever?
Consumer IT and student expectations are bearing down on higher ed, whether it’s ready or not.
AVAI Special Systems has partnered with 1105 Media to create a productivity app for use at Campus Technology Forum 2011. The company will also launch its new OnCampus Mobile application suite at the event taking place in Long Beach, CA September 27-29.