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  • eProcurement: Think Globally, Spend Locally

    Higher education institutions are realizing the benefits of “buying local”—colleges and universities can use eProcurement applications in support of local vendors and economic inclusion, and to spur development in their region.More

Worth Noting

  • 17 Institutions Join IBM Cloud Academy

    IBM has launched Cloud Academy, an online resource and collaborative forum for campus IT professionals, educators, and researchers in K-12 and higher ed. Cloud Academy is designed to help academic institutions with their cloud computing initiatives and related professional development and to provide a forum for sharing best practices.More
  • Purdue Builds Out 802.11n Network with 6,000 Access Points

    Purdue University is building out an 802.11n wireless network begun earlier this year. The final network will encompass more than 6,000 access points in 256 buildings across its West Lafayette campus.More
  • Learning Application Interoperability Standards Get Vendor Boost

    Two standards efforts from the IMS Global Learning Consortium gained steam last week during Educause with support announcements coming from a number of high profile vendors, including SunGard Higher Education, Oracle, Jenzabar, Pearson, and Desire2Learn. IMS is a non-profit organization that develops interoperability standards for education technology.More
  • Blackboard Adds BlackBerry App for Mobile Web Platform

    Blackboard has added the Research in Motion BlackBerry to its list of supported devices for the new Blackboard Mobile platform.More
  • Datatel Shows Off Mobile App

    Higher ed vendor Datatel gave a sneak peek of its campus-oriented mobile application at Educause 2009 last week.More