Blackboard has partnered with online transportation network Uber Technologies to let students pay for rides on their campus card account using the Uber app.
Kenneth Green draws on 25 years with The Campus Computing Project to reflect on higher ed's IT priorities.
The Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) is contracting with a new e-procurement company for volume purchasing.
Updates business software includes new modules for scheduling and proctoring exams, managing conferences, and creating programs for corporate partners.
Business students at the Philippines-based institution will soon be getting practical experience in with cloud-based enterprise business software.
An analysis of online transactions highlights schools with the lowest fraud rates.
A company that provides tuition management to K-12 and higher education payment systems will be adding a service that allows the families of international students to make payments in the currency of their home countries.
Two financial services companies have launched a joint feature that will allow institutions to accommodate international payments as effortlessly as they handle domestic payments from students.
Frederick Community College, a two-year college in Maryland with about 6,300 students, has begun implementing a new refund disbursement system.
Two schools in West Virginia are streamlining the payment process for students by using a new gateway feature added to a program used for registration with their non-credit classes.
Tianjin Polytechnic University, a technical university in Tianjin, China will be upgrading its smart card technology in an effort to improve security in payment processing activities campuswide.
Blackboard's product strategy has moved from that of a course management platform to a suite of integrated, enterprise systems that span a range of institution-wide services from communications to e-commerce. And Blackboard leadership--including Blackboard Learn President Ray Henderson--has placed a new emphasis on client support and openness. Trent Batson spoke with Henderson about the company's new direction.
The University of St. Thomas, based in Minnesota, is implementing a service to automate some procurement and accounts payable operations.
In a new partnership arrangement, Blackboard's campus commerce consultants will be promoting the services of PE Systems and vice versa in helping institutional customers remove costs from their credit and debit card processing.