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Strategic Discussions on Technology

Executive View

  • The CSU's Affordable Learning Solutions Campaign

    The California State University is launching a major campaign to drive down the cost of learning resources for students while offering greater access to no- or low-cost academic content for faculty. The campaign, Affordable Learning Solutions, builds on the rapid emergence of high-quality, digitally delivered content, and on the CSU’s long history as a national leader and innovator in this area.More

Worth Noting

  • Georgian College Moves to Oracle Database Cluster

    Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario has gone public with a 2009 upgrade to its databases into a clustered environment to improve the availability, performance, and scalability of its Oracle PeopleSoft applications.More
  • Microsoft, NSF Partner To Open Azure to Researchers

    Academic researchers can now apply for free access to Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud services. The company's Research division announced the program Thursday in a joint press conference with the National Science Foundation (NSF), which will act as gatekeeper between researchers and the service. More
  • Vancouver CC Revamps Network Infrastructure

    Vancouver Community College has completed a deployment of Enterasys network solutions in a 60,000 square-foot health sciences educational facility on the college's main campus.More
  • PeopleCube Meeting Planner Adds Mobile Scheduling

    PeopleCube has released a new version of its application for managing workspace, resources, and facilities. The new version of Resource Scheduler 9.0 provides integration with Lotus Notes, includes a mobile phone interface, features new Web-based functions, and integrates with personal calendaring systems such as Outlook.More
  • Thomas Edison Goes Live with Online Database of Minority Nurse Educators

    Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, NJ has launched a publicly available database online that provides a search function to identify minority nurse educators who have been certified in online teaching. The database was developed specifically to help students find employment and to help institutions increase diversity within their adjunct faculty.More
  • Florida A&M Going Green with Infrastructure Upgrades

    Florida A&M University has signed a $2.4 million contract with Siemens to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings. Work has already begun in areas such as lighting upgrades, pipe insulation, and steam trap replacements at the campus' central plant, with expected savings of at least $4.1 million.More