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  • Georgia Tech Looks To Shift Unemployed IT Pros into Teaching Careers

    The College of Computing at Georgia Tech is looking to transform economic lemons into educational lemonade by shifting unemployed technology professionals into teaching careers.More
  • Western Australia Department Shifts to Open Source Database Management

    The Department of Education and Training (DET) in Western Australia has gone live with an open source data management system that uses Ingres Database, an open source database management technology. The solution powers a range of applications to manage administrative activities and programs delivered by 11 colleges and 8,000 staff throughout the state. The systems also collectively manage a million student records, with 120,000 students processed through the state`s training systems annually.More
  • Hofstra U Overhauls Continuing Ed Management

    Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY has selected Jenzabar's Non-Traditional System (NTS) administrative software to manage the university's non-credit enrollments in its continuing education program.More
  • IBM Opens Delivery Center at Michigan State

    IBM has opened a new delivery center in East Lansing on the campus of Michigan State University. The center, originally announced in January 2009, is the first of its kind in the United States for IBM.More
  • NYU-Poly Students Challenge Peers in Cyber War Games

    The Polytechnic Institute of New York University has begun taking registration for its sixth annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games. The program, which unfolds over the next couple of months, pits high school, college, and graduate students against each other in a series of cyber-security-related competitions. More
  • Oracle Updates Berkeley DB with New APIs, Performance Boost, .NET Support

    In a bid to attract more developers to its Berkeley DB open-source embeddable database, Oracle this week released two upgraded versions with new APIs for simplifying application development and, for the first time, support for Microsoft's C# and .NET Framework. More