Software & Systems


Bricsys Makes Engineering Software, APIs Free to Students

Bricsys has launched a global academic program, which provides free engineering software and application programming interface access to students and schools.

Tech Flex

At USC, an ambitious campuswide renovation aims to create tech-enabled learning spaces that place a premium on flexibility.



U Kansas Boosts Workflow Efficiency

U Kansas will expand deployment of Perceptive Software workflow management solutions to bolster efficiency across campus.

Open to Attack?

An emphasis on the open sharing of ideas makes higher ed more vulnerable to network attacks than corporations. How can schools mitigate the risks while still preserving their academic freedom?

Breaking the Ice

6 ideas to help vendors and IT leaders forge a more productive relationship.

Means of Production

Universities are wrestling with the possibilities and pitfalls of making homegrown IT products available beyond their campuses. CT examines the benefits of the two major options: open source or a commercialized venture.

Meridia Updates Audience Response Software with Interactive Slide Function

Meridia has released a new version of its audience response software which enables users to insert interactive response slides into any PowerPoint presentation and capture votes from the audience.

Campuses Able to Track Student Athlete Social Media Activity

Institutions can now monitor student-athlete social media activity.

Fedora 16 Provides Improved Virtualization, Cloud Computing Support

Fedora, the free, open-source Linux operating system distribution from the Fedora Project, has been updated to version 16.

Solaris 11 Touted as 'First and Only Fully Virtualized' OS

A full month ahead of its planned formal release, Solaris 11 was previewed this week at the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 event in San Francisco.