Microsoft has released Microsoft Azure for student developers, a free version of the company's development tool for Web sites and Web apps.
Adobe is gearing up to release a major revision of its PDF tool for desktop and mobile, Acrobat, and to launch a new service called the Adobe Document Cloud, which will provide document management, control and electronic signing capabilities.
Autodesk has released its design software free to students, instructors and educational institutions anywhere in the world.
Does your institution provide access to campus services using the modern functionality students have come to expect? CT talks with Raúl Rodríguez, chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District in Orange County, California — RSCCD is rSmart's first customer for OneCampus, a new cloud-based service framework.
San Diego State University has reduced its transcript evaluation process from eight weeks to two days, even during peak periods, by implementing a new scanning process that automatically reads and records transcript data faster and more accurately than before.
How many times have you heard "Our students are used to Google and Amazon… How could we ever match that here on campus?" Maybe now you can. Through a partnership with Indiana University, rSmart is offering OneCampus, a cloud-based service that gives institutions an easy way to transform older, portal-based systems into updated, cloud-based campus services that rival any online shopping experience.
A stunning series of announcements — the formation of KualiCo, a for-profit entity, KualiCo's acquisition of rSmart's SaaS business, and Navigator Management Partners's acquisition of rSmart's Kuali consulting business — has ushered Kuali into its second decade with big expectations for Kuali 2.0.
Gartner has looked at the digital future and found it in flux. During its annual symposium and ITxpo in Orlando, the IT consulting firm presented 10 technology trends expected to have "strategic impact" in most organizations, which may mean disruption to the business, users or IT; which may call for "major investment"; or which may pose unforeseen risks if ignored.
Document imaging technology provider Ricoh will work with Blackboard to integrate its tools with the ed tech company's teaching and learning environments.
The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College is now using design software as part of its undergraduate core curriculum, as well as for graduate and doctoral research.