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A bill of rights for cloud computing?

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McCrea, B. (2010) How Solid is Your Clouded Data? Campus Technology, September 9 If you have the patience to get beyond the really irritating pop-up...

Why most universities have such lousy web sites

Kolowich, S. (2010) No laughing matter Inside Higher Education, August 4 In case, like me, you missed this gem during the holidays, it is well...

Blackboard acquires Elluminate and Wimba: the end of LMSs?

Kolowich, S. (2010) Blackboard's big buy Inside Higher Education, July 8 This article leaves me as depressed as a Netherlands soccer supporter. Elluminate follows another...

The governance of educational technology

Stacey, P. (2010) Archtecting EdTech Musings on the edtech frontier, June 7 Paul Stacey gave a fascinating presentation at the ETUG conference in Victoria last...

Open source software for research administration

I try not to use this site to promote particular products or services, but occasionally something that is likely to be of genuine interest...

Using business intelligence tools at Florida State University

Schaffhauser, D. (21010) Florida State U Transforms Reporting with Business Intelligence Campus Technology, April 26 This article shows how business intelligence (BI) tools have been...

Using IT to save costs

Carter, D. (2010) Universities save much-needed cash with the help of technology eCampus News, March 26 I was just writing a conclusion to a chapter...

How well has your institution integrated technology?

I'm currently writing a book with Albert Sangra of the Open University of Catalonia on the integration of technology within post-secondary institutions.The book is...

Making campus IT more efficient

McCrea, B. (2010) Shifting campus IT priorities Campus Technology, February 4 This article looks at how Purdue University's "renewed" strategic plan would focus on improving...

A personal view of e-learning at the University of British Columbia

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (home of OLT) It's now seven years since I resigned as Director of Distance Education and Technology at UBC,...