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Strategic Discussions on Technology

Executive View

  • The American Graduation Initiative and Workforce Development in the Community College

    The American Graduation Initiative sets out a goal for the U.S. to have the greatest proportion of college graduates of any country in the world by 2020. CT explored related issues for community college leaders and asked Maui Community College Chancellor Clyde Sakamoto how technology-related workforce development might factor into achieving the goals of the new initiative.More

Worth Noting

  • Oracle Updates PeopleSoft Higher Ed CRM Application

    Oracle has updated its institutional customer relationship management software to bolster event management capabilities. PeopleSoft Enterprise CRM release 9.1 for Higher Education also includes improvements in personalized recruiting and a new service center module.More
  • Howard CC Extends Blackboard with Social Networking Widget

    Howard Community College in Columbia, MD is implementing a software widget from ConnectYard to extend its Blackboard Campus Edition functionality to social networks.More
  • Syracuse U Constructs Green Data Center

    Syracuse University has finished constructing its new Green Data Center on its New York campus. When the center becomes fully operational in January, it's expected to use about 50 percent less energy than a more traditional data center.More
  • 2 North Carolina Universities Partner on ERP Projects

    CIOs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University are teaming up to implement new versions of the human resources and finance components of their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.More
  • U Pittsburgh Receives IBM HPC Node for Biology Modeling Work

    The University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania has received an infusion of high performance computing technology from IBM for its intensive studies in biology. The university's McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, which brings together scientists studying tissue engineering, cell therapies, and artificial organs and "biodevices," received an IBM research award for its "in silico" work, which uses computer simulations to explore biological pathways and test therapeutic interventions.More