Technology Insights

   

Supplier Spotlight: SKC Communications

An Interview with Blake Overton, Account Executive at SKC | by Michelle Nettuno, Category Marketing Manager, Technology at E&I Cooperative Services SKC Communications designs, builds, and manages technology for enterprise collaboration using video, voice and AV technologies, to enable faster and smarter communications. The company is platinum certified with many leading...

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Low-Hanging Fruit

Mythics for Oracle Licensing Drives Cost Savings for Your Institution | by Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology Category at E&I Cooperative Services If you're like most other colleges and universities right now, you're actively looking for new areas of savings for your institution. In the face of COVID-19 and the...

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Massive Operational and ERP Risks in the COVID-19 Crisis

| by Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology at E&I Cooperative Services This article originally appeared in Campus Technology Magazine for the 3/26/2020 issue. I know we are all on overload with COVID-19 communications, preparation meetings, remote work planning and, of course, periodic trips to the grocery stores to clean out their supply...

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2020 AWS Cloud Predictions For Education

by Danny Climo,Vice President, Enterprise Platformsat DLT Solutions As the Vice President of DLT’s Cloud division, I’ve seen immense change in how educational institutions are using the cloud to transform and accelerate the overall educational experience. While we’re only a couple of months into the new year, 2020 has certainly...

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E&I SSC Meetings Drive Successful Collaboration

by Michelle Nettuno,Category Marketing Manager, Technologyat E&I Cooperative Services On Monday, February 3, 2020, E&I staff, members, and business partners gathered together for our bi-annual E&I Category Strategy and Strategic Sourcing Committee (SSC) meetings in Dallas, Texas. The Technology Strategy Team, consisting of representatives from E&I’s Technology Category and IT...

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Supplier Spotlight: Mythics for Oracle

Why IPHEC Selected E&I's Mythics for Oracle Contract by Michelle Nettuno,Category Marketing Manager, Technology, at E&I Cooperative Services Aaron Carter, Assistant Vice President, Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC), shares why they selected the E&I Mythics for Oracle agreement and how it’s helping IPHEC institutions. What ERP requirements were IPHEC...

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Esports is Hitting a Home Run in Education

| by Michelle Nettuno,Category Marketing Manager, Technology,E&I Cooperative Services No matter where you look in education news today, you'll see articles about the rise of esports in K-12 and higher education. Topics include everything fromwhy esports should be in education to discussions about how it’s shaping education, the benefits it...

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Is Your ERP Platform Burning?

As legacy ERP solutions begin to show their age, the difference between "cloud-enabled" and "cloud-native" software is becoming a flash point for many higher education institutions. |December 5, 2019| by Keith Fowlkes, Vice President, Technology at E&I Cooperative Services I always learn something new when I am with my friends...

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Supplier Spotlight: CDW-G

by E&I Cooperative Services & CDW-G Melissa Deets, Manager - Education, Contract Execution at CDW-G, shares the benefits, advantages, and goals of the two technology contracts with E&I. Tell usabout the two E&I CDW-G contracts. What do you think is the biggest value each contract brings to our members? CDW-G...

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