Open Source Solutions


Josh Baron

The Ed Tech Journey and a Future Driven by Disruptive Change

Teaching and learning in higher ed have advanced incrementally alongside rapid changes in technology. Is it time for some radical shifts?

Java-COBOL Integrator Updated

Java-COBOL integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).

U New England in Australia Adds Moodle to LMS Lineup

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia will be adding another open source learning management system to two other systems already in use on campus, Blackboard and Sakai.

North Carolina State Uses Data Analytics To Identify Prospects for Research Investments

North Carolina State University has begun using data analytics software from IBM to identify potential investors for its technologies and scientific advancements.

Cultural Shift at a Community College: E-Portfolios Go Campuswide

Tunxis Community College in Connecticut grew an assessment experiment into a schoolwide implementation of electronic portfolios.



Updated Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Aimed at Java Jocks

Oracle has released an update of its Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11g, extending its support to more Fusion Middleware components, for the latest Eclipse 3.6 "Helios" release and for Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) tools.

Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of a recent open source conference to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Moodlerooms Teams with Perceptis for 24/7 Moodle Support

Open source service provider Moodlerooms is teaming up with Perceptis to provide 24/7 help desk services for Moodle.

Google Kills Wave

Google has pulled the plug on Wave, the company's effort to provide a shared online communications hub.

Ryerson U Funds Development of uPortal Editing Component

Toronto's Ryerson University has taken delivery of a portlet that allows users to enter HTML content through a WYSIWYG interface for posting in the university's portal.