Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education



  • Education Trends: More Mobile, More Distance Learning, More LMS Usage

    One in five schools and districts that don't already offer online courses expect to do so in the next two school years, according to a set of new reports produced by the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association, a trade association for the software and digital content industry.

  • 2 California Districts Bring Digital Media to the Classroom

    Two high school districts in California have adopted digital media systems for delivering educational content to their classrooms.

  • Blackboard Brings Mobile Learn to Smart Phones

    Following the release in April of Mobile Learn for Apple's iPad, Blackboard has released the mobile version of its learning management system for Android-based phones; Apple iPhone and iPod; and BlackBerry devices.

  • InfoComm 2010: Rich Media Driving the 'Evolution of the Network,' Cisco Exec Declares

    Collaborative technologies like video and telepresence aren't just changing they way people work, learn, and communicate. They're also having an enormous impact on networks and will, in the near future, force radical changes in architecture, according to Cisco's Marthin de Beer, who delivered the opening keynote address at the InfoComm 2010 conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.

  • Kentucky Shifts Public Education System to Live@edu

    In what Microsoft is calling "one of the largest cloud deployments and fastest migrations of all time," the commonwealth of Kentucky has switched over its PK-12 public education system to Live@edu for communications and collaboration, affecting about 700,000 students, faculty, and staff.

  • WSO2 Launches Open-Source Cloud Platform

    Open-source middleware maker WSO2 has launched an open source cloud platform that should be of interest to enterprise Java developers. Called Stratos, it's a fully hosted application platform-as-a-service (PaaS) for building and deploying apps and services "with instant provisioning of enterprise servers, including the portal, enterprise service bus (ESB) and application server."

  • Communications Server '14' Demo Shown at Tech-Ed

    Microsoft showed off Communications Server "14" last week at Tech-Ed in New Orleans.