Open Source Solutions


Red Hat Launches Open Source Software-Defined Storage Products

Red Hat is updating its storage portfolio with two new products designed for robust data protection, performance and management at scale.

KualiCo as a Driver of Open Source Development

Joel Dehlin reflects on KualiCo's first 8 months operating as a for-profit company that offers Kuali as a cloud service.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Streamlines Grants Management

New Jersey Institute of Technology is moving its paper-based research and grants management system to the cloud.

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

Moodle Fine-Tunes Navigation, User Interface

Moodle has announced version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.



The Changing Cost of Open Source

The Changing Cost of Open Source

At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.

Internet2: Buildign  community for innovation

Internet2: Building a Community for Innovation

It takes a community to innovate — CT talked with Florence Hudson about her new role as Internet2's senior VP and chief innovation officer.

EBSCO Launches App Catalog for Discovery Services

EBSCO has launched Orbit, an online catalog of apps designed to enhance EBSCO Discovery for library users.

U Michigan's Sirius Sees Things Siri Is Blind to

Virtual intelligent personal assistants — think Siri, Cortana or Now — are about to go open source. A team of researchers at the University of Michigan has developed an open standalone speech- and vision-based IPA service similar to what Apple, Microsoft and Google have introduced into their products.

Jefferson College To Keep Students on Track with Open Source Advising Software

As part of its mission to promote student success, Jefferson College in Missouri is working with Unicon to implement Student Success Plan (SSP), open source case-management software that provides a "holistic coaching and counseling model for integrated planning and advising services."