The Interagency Working Group on Digital Data of the National Science and Technology Council's Committee on Science has made available its January 2009 report that outlines a strategy for preservation and access to digital scientific data.
Academics are now finding it possible to form virtual education organizations that would not have been possible a few years ago.
The PBwiki Campus Edition launched this month allows schools with up to 1,000 students, faculty, and staff to roll out an unlimited number of PBwikis rather than purchasing them individually.
The Department of Higher Education Policy Planning and Coordination (HEPPC), part of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is making progress on creating a national data warehouse that will integrate data from all segments of higher education in the country, as well as other data sources.
Q1 Labs has updated QRadar, its network security management application. QRadar version 6.2 ramps up on automated capabilities, expanded reports, and additional functionality to speed implementation.
No matter how solid your disaster recovery plan, the consequences of true disaster languish for years. For the individuals and institutions involved, a catastrophe changes assumptions, priorities, behaviors, and expectations.
Jahia has released an update to its open source Web content management system, Jahia Community Edition 6, under GPLv2. The latest version expands the enterprise content management system's portal and document management features and also includes new Web 2.0 enhancements.
Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA has adopted college portal CampusCruiser from Timecruiser Computing. The portal will provide a single entry point to Blackboard, the college's learning management system, and will connect users to integrated calendars, e-mail, chat, blogs, and message boards.
In an effort to simplify meeting scheduling between faculty and students, the University of Chicago has licensed Starfish Connect to provide self-service scheduling.
Microsoft and its hardware partners on Monday rolled out preconfigured data warehouse reference architectures that incorporate Microsoft SQL Server 2008. The new offerings are part of a "SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse" program and feature hardware server products from Bull, Dell, and HP.